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January 15, 2018 11:09 AM Lebanese rape suspect granted bail

An Accra High Court has granted bail to the Lebanese national, Rabih Haddad, alleged to have raped his Ghanaian house help. According to the court presided over by Justice Kofi Dorgu, enough time has been given to the prosecution to gather evidence, but they have failed to do so, hence the decision. The accused person was granted bail to the tune of five hundred 11

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

December 15, 2017 7:24 AM Minister, AG sued over alleged creation of traditional councils in Anlo state

The Awoamefia of Anlo Traditional Area, Togbui Sri III, has filed a suit against the Attorney General and the Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, over attempts to create two other Traditional Councils in the Anlo State. According to Togbui Sri, the move amounts to an attempt to usurp the authority of the Anlo Traditional Council. In the suit, sighted 23

December 6, 2017 5:59 AM US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in world first

US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials have said. But the officials said Mr Trump would not immediately move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Arab leaders earlier warned against moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, with one saying this would be “a flagrant provocation 35

November 2, 2017 9:36 AM Mahama had no hand in COCOBOD guest house – Mogtari

The office of John Mahama has refuted claims that the former president influenced the construction of a guest house in his hometown of Bole, in the Northern Region, using funds belonging to the Ghana Cocoa Board, for his personal comfort. A statement signed by his aide, Joyce Bawa Mogtari, clarified that, the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana Research 36

November 2, 2017 6:05 AM Ghc80m saved from NDC’s Ghc500m fertilizer contract – COCOBOD

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has revealed that the new administration has saved the country some Ghc80 million, following the review of a fertilizer and chemical supplies contract of over GHC500 million, awarded by the John Mahama administration shortly before they left office, after losing the 2016 election 29

November 1, 2017 3:46 AM Help me fight civil service corruption – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo wants the new Council of the Civil Service to, among other things, deal with the scourge of corruption and partisanship known to fester within the civil service. Speaking at the inauguration of the new eight-member Council of the Civil Service at the Flagstaff House on Tuesday, President Akufo Addo said the rot within the service 14

October 31, 2017 7:43 AM Tamale Stadium to be named after Aliu Mahama Nov. 16

Barring any last minute hitches, the Tamale Sports Stadium in the Northern region will be named after the late Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama next month. The president announced at the Flagstaff House Monday that he will confer with the Sports minister and issue an executive instrument effecting the change by November 16, which marks the 6th anniversary 14

October 31, 2017 2:05 AM The Latest: First indictments, guilty plea in Russia probe

The special counsel investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has indicted its former chairman. Special counsel Robert Mueller has also revealed how a campaign adviser lied to the FBI about meetings with Russian intermediaries. Paul Manafort, who steered Trump’s campaign for much of last year, and business 16

October 29, 2017 6:51 PM Cubans get best look yet at World Series – a day late

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans are getting their best look in years at baseball’s World Series, watching the games on state TV broadcasts a mere 24 hours after the actual event, despite each team featuring a star Cuban defector. State television traditionally has shown pirated signals of the championship series of Major League Baseball a few days or even weeks 11