"What sort of corruption is this? What kind of impunity is this? What sort of money are they looking for? All of them, from top to bottom; I’m telling you. I’m telling you. It is so annoying and it’s so money, money, money and they don’t care!” Editor-in-Chief of New Crusading Guide, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako hits the roof on New Patriotic Party (NPP) and opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) bigwigs involved in the practice of illegal mining.
Illegal small-scale mining, in local parlance called “galamsey”, has over the years become the bane of the country as several of the nation’s water bodies are destroyed and also claimed lives.
President Nana Akufo Addo has released a list of four (4) Ministers of State and fifty (50)Deputy Ministers to serve in his administration making it the largest ever under the fourth republic.
The list, copied to Peacefmonline.com, mentioned Deputy Majority Chief Whip and Member of Parliament for Dome/Kwabenya, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Sarfo as Minister of State at the Office of the President (Public Procurement).
Managing Editor of the Insightnewspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr. has supported the call of the Ghana Charismatic Bishops' Conference (GCBC), saying if the leaders of the country want Ghanaians to accept the free SHS policy; they should show leadership by example.
The GCBC has called on government to scrap the Junior High School (JHS) and Senior High School (SHS) education systems.
On Monday, March 6, 2017, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo joined thousands of Ghanaians at the independence square in Accra to celebrate Ghana's 60th anniversary.
Delivering his speech to mark the event, President Nana Akufo-Addo educated Ghanaians on the history of Ghana and complimented the fore fathers for their enormous contributions to the formation and progress of the country.
Kwesi Pratt has condemned an alleged assault on a female Ghanaian staff by a Lebanese supervisor at Marwako restaurant in Abelemkpe, Accra.
Jihad Chaaban, 26, brother in-law of the owner of the restaurant, is alleged to have grabbed the neck of Evelyn Boakye, 25, and soaked his face in a blended raw pepper for about 10 minutes before locking the victim up.
The mistreatment of the victim has angered several Ghanaians as they've proposed to stop patronizing the restaurant.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has urged Ghanaians to be proud of the country as it marks its 60th anniversary on Monday, March 6.
According to him, "we will achieve these goals when we move and act as a united people. We must take pride in our diversity by all means, but the Ghanaian must always rise above the ethnic or sectional interest. We have a bright future and we must mobilize all our resources and all our strengths, here and in the Ghanaian Diaspora, to get to that promised land faster."
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has commended the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta and the Government of Ghana for their intention to establish a Fiscal Policy Council.
The IEA noted that it had recommended in one of its researches that in order to improve fiscal management in the country, there's the need for a Council to be set up to administer proper fiscal activities.
Director of Elections of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofo says former President John Dramani Mahama would have ended the 'dumsor' crises confronting the economy if Ghanaians hadn't voted his government out of power.
According to him, the previous government made several interventions to improve the energy sector before exiting office.