The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has postponed its NEC Meeting and Induction Ceremony of the Flagbearer scheduled for Wednesday. This follows the passing of its former National Chairman, Dr. Kwabena Adjei at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital after a short illness in the early hours of Tuesday. Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the party in a press release announcing the
© AFP/Getty Images Theresa May during prime minister’s questions before the debate and vote on a motion of no confidence in the government. Jeremy Corbyn has failed to force a general election after rebel Tories and Democratic Unionist MPs backed Theresa May’s government in a vote of confidence just a day after rejecting her Brexit
Mustapha Abdul-Hamid addressing the press The Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid, says government will forward the adverse findings made against the immediate past Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei and her two former deputies to the Attorney General for possible prosecution. “It is the Attorney General who is basically in charge of legal matters, prosecutions and
Amissah-Arthur’s death shocking – Mahama grieves Mahama with Amisah Arthur Former President John Dramani Mahama has described as shocking the death of his former Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur. John Dramani Mahama ✔@JDMahama Shocking! No! PK was only last Saturday actively involved in our party’s constituency elections in the Central Region. Very sad Friday!
Former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur dead The Former Vice President of Ghana, Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah Arthur has died at age 67. He is said to have collapsed at the Air Force Gym in Accra Friday morning during a workout. He was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Born
Medics attend to people injured in an explosion during a rally by Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe June 23, 2018. Tafadzwa Ufumeli/via REUTERS Several Zimbabwean presidential candidates and political parties condemned the assassination attempt over the weekend on Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and signed an agreement to have a peaceful campaign ahead
US President Donald Trump [Photo-Reuters] U.S. Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the Trump administration’s travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries. Lower courts had deemed the ban unconstitutional, but the US top court has reversed this decision in a 5-4 ruling announced on Tuesday.
Nigeria overtakes India as poverty capital : report A recent report by Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization in USA, has put Nigeria atop the world poverty statistics — ahead of India. The report, titled ‘The Start of a New Poverty Narrative’, says Nigeria has now taken over as the nation with the highest number
Migrants in Libya hoping to cross to Europe[ Photo – Reuters] Italy called on Monday for migrant centres to be set up in Africa to stop a tide of asylum-seekers fleeing toward western Europe, as Rome raised pressure on its European Union partners to take a much tougher approach to immigration. The new Italian government
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari signed the country’s record 9.12 trillion naira ($29.8 billion) 2018 budget into law on Wednesday, a presidency spokesman said, capping months of delays now typical for spending plans under the current administration. Nigeria’s parliament, the National Assembly, passed the budget last month. The total sum is higher than the 8.6 trillion