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December 31, 2017 8:26 AM Iran protests: ‘Iron fist’ threatened if unrest continues

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have warned anti-government protesters they will face the nation’s “iron fist” if political unrest continues. But a Revolutionary Guards commander said the protests had degenerated into people chanting political slogans and burning public property. They are the biggest show of dissent since huge pro-reform rallies in 2009. There 15

December 21, 2017 5:57 PM UN rejects US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Isreal’s capital

UN member states met in the General Assembly on Thursday to debate a draft resolution that rejects the US President Donald Trump’s decision to name Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al Malki referenced the US threat that it was “taking names” of those who vote in favor of the measure in his remarks to the assembly 19

November 1, 2017 11:07 PM DEC Urge Assembly Members To Promote Grassroot Participation

Mr Wilson Arthur, The District Chief Executives of Wassa East, has urged members of the Assembly to make it a habit to meet with their electorates before and after general assembly meetings to promote grassroots participation in local governance. This, he said, would enable the electorates to have a say and be informed about development issues in the district 19

November 1, 2017 8:50 PM Stonebwoy requests to meet Akufo-Addo after Shatta Wale’s visit

Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy, after his arch rival’s visit to President Akufo-Addo, has requested to also pay a courtesy call on the First Gentleman. While he says he is proud of Shatta Wale’s achievement, he will equally like to meet the president. Shatta Wale on Wednesday visited the president at the Flagstaff House after he received an invitation from the First 21

November 1, 2017 2:54 PM Supreme Court Judge recommends making defilement a first degree felony

Mrs Sophia Ophelia Adjeibea Adinyira, a Supreme Court Judge, has recommended the amendment of Ghana’s criminal laws to make defilement a first degree felony. “Section 101 of Act 29 does not describe defilement as a felony, yet the sentence is severer than that of rape, which is described as a first degree felony, this encourages settlement out of court 6

November 1, 2017 9:03 AM Government examines options on AMERI deal – Minister

Mr Boakye Agyarko, Minister of Energy, has said government is looking at all options available to them with regards to the AMERI deal. He said government is also examining all the decisions in terms of the financial implications to the country. Mr Agyarko made the revelation when he appeared before Parliament’s Committee on Mines and Energy over the AMERI 10

November 1, 2017 6:40 AM Youth Defending Ayisi-Boateng Digging Own Graves

Law Professor, H. Kwasi Prempeh, has said the youth defending the comments by Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, George Ayisi-Boateng, to the effect that New Patriotic Party (NPP) members are more Ghanaian than others, thus, he would make them his topmost priority before any other Ghanaians, are digging their own graves. Mr Ayisi-Boateng has suffered 20

November 1, 2017 6:30 AM Ghana May Be Better Off if Ameri Deal Is Cancelled – Energy Minister

Minister of Energy, Mr. Boakye Agyarko, Tuesday, told the members of the Mines and Energy Committee probing into the controversial US$510 million Ameri Energy deal that considering the situation Ghana finds itself, it would be in the interest of the West African nation if its Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Africa Middle East Resources Investment 17

October 31, 2017 5:58 PM Form Strong Collaboration To Fight Civil Wars – Adwoa Safo To Commonwealth MPs

The Deputy Majority leader of Parliament of Ghana and a member of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo has called on Commonwealth Parliamentarians to form a strong collaboration in mounting a stronger advocacy in silencing the guns on the continent. She said the results of war and conflicts leaves nothing but dare consequences 11

October 31, 2017 2:17 PM Prez Akufo-Addo Should Recall Ghana's High Commissioner To SA Within 24 Hrs . .

Director of Operations of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has asked President Nana Akufo-Addo to recall Ghana's High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr. George Ayisi-Boateng over some disparaging remarks he has made. Mr. Ayisi-Boateng is quoted as saying his priority as a High Commissioner is to serve the interest of members 11