5 BODIES ‘INDICTED’ OVER GHC51.2M PAYMENT TO WOYOME
A Police investigator yesterday told the Accra Fast Track High Court that five institutions failed to conduct due diligence before sanctioning the payment of GH¢51.2 million to businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome in 2010.
THREE ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTING TO KILL JHS PUPIL FOR RITUALS
Three young men, including a 16-year-old Junior High School pupil, who allegedly attempted to kill a JHS 3 student for ritual purposes, have been apprehended by the Police.
GOVERNMENT WINS CASE AGAINST US COMPANY
The Government of Ghana has won a landmark case in a United States court where it was sued by a US company, Tigem LLC, for punitive damages totalling $425 million.
ORGANISED LABOUR FOR COURT OVER MERCHANT BANK-FORTIZ DEAL
Organised labour is considering legal action to ensure transparency and accountability in the sale of Merchant Bank to Fortiz Private Equity Fund.
JJ HEAPS INSULTS ON MILLS, KUFUOR
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has attacked his successor John Agyekum Kufuor and the late President John Atta Mills, describing both of them as corrupt.
TUC IN COURT OVER MERCHANT BANK
Some five representatives on the board of trustees of the Social Security & National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) are preparing to haul SSNIT before the law court over its inability to provide them with proper documents on the sale of Merchant Bank to Fortiz Private Equity Fund.
PASTOR PARALYSES DAUGHTER WITH SEX
A twelve-year-old girl who was defiled by her father, Ebenezer Asare Kumi, the head pastor of Grace Power House Ministry, is on the verge of becoming paralysed.
ATUGUBA STIRS KUMASI
There was mad rush by residents of Kumasi to catch a glimpse of Justice William Atuguba, one the nine Supreme Court Justices who sat on the 2012 election petition, when he visited the city on Wednesday.
INVESTMENT YIELDS TO DECLINE 2014 AS INTEREST RATES ON TREASURY BILLS FALL
Following the world beating performances of both Ghana’s fixed income money market and its stock market in 2013, financial portfolio investors are now looking forward to another outstanding year with regards to yields.
PHARMACEUTICALS INDUSTRY SHOWS RESILIENCE
Over the past couple of months the on-going dispute between Tobinco Pharmaceutical, and the institution that regulates the industry, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cast a cloud over Ghana’s pharmaceuticals industry.
YOUTH CHASES TEACHERS TO RESIGN AND BE PROBED
Residents of Anum in the Eastern Region have threatened to cause mayhem and chase out some teachers of the Anum Presbyterian Senior High School (SHS) if they continue to stay on as teachers of the school.
‘DON’T PAMPER MAHAMA’
Member of Parliament (MP) for Bibiani Constituency in the Western Region, Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu, has said “it is high time Ghanaians gathered the courage and boldness and told Mahama in the face that enough is enough about his abysmal performance of the economy.
AMA BOSS, AG VINDICATED
A Columbian District Court presided over by Judge Berry A. Howell has dismissed a case filed agains the Republic of Ghana, Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuje, and former Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Kwabena Dufuor by an American-based construction firm, TIGEM LLC.
The New Statesman
MERBANK-FORTIZ DEAL FACES MORE OPPOSITION; TUC BOSS, OTHERS NOW CONSIDER COURT ACTION
Indications are clear that the brouhaha over the controversial sale of Merchant Bank to Fortiz Private Equity Firm will not be over anytime soon, once President John Dramani Mahama and his National Democratic Congress administration remain adamant in their resolve not to take the necessary action to address the cries and concerns of Ghanaian workers.
ISSAC OSEI: I NEVER SAID AKUFO-ADDO SHOULD RETIRE FROM POLITICS
A leading member of the New Patriotic Party, Isaac Osei, has denied calling on the 2012 presidential candidate of the party, Nana Akufo-Addo, to retire from politics.
The Ghanaian Times
GHANA WINS CASE IN US
FATHER JAILED FOR DEFILING DAUGHTER
A father who confessed to defiling his eight-year-old biological daughter, has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment in hard labour by a Kumasi Circuit Court.
WANTED ROBBER GRABBED AFTER 5 YRS
Suspeced armed robber, described by the police as ‘notorious’ has been arrested at Ablekuma, a suburb of Accra.
STOPPAGE OF TRAINEE TEACHERS’ ALLOWANCE JUSTIFIED – PRES
President John Mahama yesterday announced that teacher trainee intake in the colleges of education shot up from 9,000 to 15,000 this year alone, following the policy to scrap their allowances and migrate them unto the students loan trust scheme.
CHINESE FOREIGN MINISTER MEETS MISS HANNAH TETTEH
The bilateral co-operation and friendship between Ghana and China will further be deepened for the mutual benefit of the two countries, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ms Hannah S. Tetteh has said.
Don’t Pamper Mahama
Youth chase Teachers to resign and be probed
New Crusading Guide
Mahama has failed… Arthur K yells, but says NPP is not ready
New GIPC law is a killer
Ghanaians want NPP back to power-Alan
Evangelist jailed for 7 years
Caught ‘’red handed’’ with ganja at prison gate
Osei kyei Mensah fingers Mahama on conflict of interest
Ghana journalists are spineless cowards –Kofi Jumah
SSNIT board reps to challenge merchant bank sale as group prepares for demo!
Panic grips ministers as Mahama states—I am not afraid to crack the whip if it is necessary
Sack tired ministers, don’t reshuffle them
Merbank-fortiz deal faces more opposition
I am not bleaching—- Yvonne Nelson
Atumpan —I am not controversial