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November 2, 2017 12:52 AM Energy Minister wants Ameri deal reviewed

The Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko has supported moves to have the $510 million AMERI Power deal revoked over possible breaches of the original deal approved by Parliament. Responding to questions before Parliament's Energy and Mines Committee Wednesday, he said, “both parties can consent to set aside the agreement for renegotiation, that is an option 65

November 1, 2017 10:38 PM Gender Minister Condemns Defilement Of 4 Year Old Child

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has condemned the alleged defilement of the four-year old child which happened last two weeks. Ms Djaba was speaking to the media after she visited the parents of the child at Assin Andoe in the Assin South District of the Central Region. She said adults should be protecting children 59

November 1, 2017 6:46 PM COCOBOD built Bole guest house for Mahama’s comfort – CEO

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has accused former President John Mahama of influencing the construction of an “unnecessary guest house” using funds belonging to COCOBOD. According to him, the guest house was built in John Mahama’s hometown, Bole for his personal comfort while in office. Speaking at a press 66

November 1, 2017 10:03 AM Govt Considering Abrogation Of AMERI Power Deal

The Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko, has hinted that the government is considering abrogating the $510 million AMERI power deal because it is not in the interest of the country. At the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament in Accra on Tuesday, he said the country stood to benefit more from the abrogation of the contract. Mr Agyarko said under 54

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 56

November 1, 2017 6:48 AM Wassa East MP supports to Daboase Senior High School

Daboase (WR) Nov 1, GNA – Mr Isaac Adjei Mensah, the Member of Parliament for the Wassa East said contributing to quality education was key to transforming the future of the young ones within the district. “And this is why I have not relented my efforts at supporting particularly the education needs of the district and the Daboase Senior Technical School 68

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 68

November 1, 2017 2:49 AM 'They used technology to turn me into a bloody dictator' – Faure reacts

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe has bemoaned the use of social media to portray him in a bad light as thousands of opposition supporters call for his resignation. This is his first reaction to the anti-government protests that started in August in demand for the reinstatement of the 1992 constitution that stipulates a two five-year term limit for presidents 106

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 45

October 31, 2017 12:55 PM E/R: Bring back ‘Operation Cowleg’ – REGSEC

The Eastern Regional Security Council wants to re-launch “Operation Cowleg” to help curb deadly clashes between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in Kwahu in the Eastern region. “The Council is of the opinion that if funds could be made available for the operation Cowleg just as is being done for the Operation Vanguard, a lot could be achieved. REGSEC will propose 66