CVS Health will no longer donate to pro-Trump advocacy group

CVS Health said Friday that it would no longer donate to America First Policies, a nonprofit group that works to promote President Donald Trump’s agenda, after CNN and other outlets reported racist comments made by staffers of the organization. MapLight, a nonpartisan research group that tracks the influence of money in politics, reported on Thursday […]

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NPP MPs abandon Ursula in Parliament over controversial $89m Kelni GVG contract

At a seminal moment in Parliament where the Communications Minister mounted a defense of the controversial $89m telcom revenue monitoring contract, some key figures to back the deal were missing in action. Chairman of the Communications Committee of Parliament and tough-talker Kennedy Agyapong refused to speak, running against a convention where in matters of controversy, […]

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Kenyan officials to take polygraph tests to tackle corruption

Top officials working for Kenya’s government must undergo a lie detector test as part of a corruption crackdown, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. Mr Kenyatta said the test, which would determine employee "integrity", was just one part of a raft of planned measures to deal with the problem. He was speaking after it was revealed […]

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Sue Agyapong to prove your innocence – Gyampo to Anas

Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas must sue the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, for defamation in connection with some allegations the lawmaker has made against him, Professor Ranford Gyampo, Head of European Studies at the University of Ghana, has said. According to him, Anas has built a credible reputation for himself over […]

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Trade war looms as Trump imposes steel tariffs

Europe, Canada and Mexico are planning retaliatory moves after President Trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports to the US. The European Union issued a 10-page list of tariffs on US goods ranging from Harley-Davidson motorcycles to food products. It also plans to challenge the move at the World Trade Organization (WTO). Mr Trump […]

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Mahama opened unready UGMC for electoral gain – Okudzeto

Mr John Mahama, as president, commissioned the University of Ghana Medical Centre in early 2016 for electoral gain, although the facility was not yet ready for use, Deputy Minister of Information Perry Okudzeto has said. The Medical Centre is an ultra-modern facility for service delivery, training and research. It is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for […]

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