Dean of the School of Information and Communications at the University of Ghana, Professor Audrey Gadzekpo says President Akufo-Addo's statement that 30 percent of women form part his cabinet is a lie.
An Accra High Court on Thursday granted bail to the eight remaining people claiming to secede part of a Western Togoland as an independent state from Ghana, in the sum of GH¢100,000 each with two sureties each all to be justified.
The office of Board Member of National Sports Authority and former Member of Parliament for the Asante Akyem North Constituency, Kwadwo Baah Agyemang have moved swiftly to deny reports claiming that he masterminded the act that saw Muslims in Agogo Zongo reject food items donated to them by incumbent Member of Parliament Andy Appiah Kubi.
The Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the President’s comment on gender parity did not seek to discredit the efforts made by women, but rather, only sort to give the impression that there are a lot more women can do.
The Deputy National Chief Imam of the Ahlul-Sunna Wajamaa, Sheik Mohammed Kamil, has called on the government to declare its position on the wearing of the Islamic veil, popularly called Hijab, by women in Ghana.
Gender activist Dr Alaa Murabit who is UN’s High Commissioner on Health Employment and Economics at the Women Deliver Conference in Canada seems not too pleased with President Akufo-Addo’s submission on women empowerment in Ghana as she heckled the president on several occasions.
Mr Haruna Iddrisu who is the Minority Leader in Parliament has disclosed that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will head to the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of the Accra High Court on Tuesday that said the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, was obliged by law to stand trial in a criminal case filed against him by the Special Prosecutor.
Mrs. Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North Constituency in the Ahafo Region is constructing 50 mechanised boreholes at the cost of GH¢20,000.00 to provide potable drinking water for deprived communities in the area.
The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Ocquaye, has suspended temporarily parliamentary sitting for 30 minutes for broader consultation on the prosecution of the Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu.
Mr. Felix Akwetey Okle, one of the numerous people who have shown keen interest to contest for the parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Bortianor/Ngleshie Amanfro Constituency (BNAC) believes he is the best person to wrestle for the seat from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Alhaji Habib Saad who many describe as ‘incompetent’ and does not deserve to represent the people of the constituency.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings and other leading members of the June 4 uprising will on Tuesday address a grand durbar of chiefs and people at the Nungua Traditional Authority Park, to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 uprising.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has, in a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Ting Wang, stated that the United States is wary of the growing economic power of China hence the heightened trade war with the Asian giant.
The Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mr Mahama Ayariga, has told the Special Prosecutor, Mr Martin Amidu that he will not be able to honour his invitation to appear in court on Tuesday, 4 May 2019 because he has duties in parliament.