Police arrest dad who hacked 8yr-old daughter

The Suhum Police Command has arrested Yaw Dogah, the 50-year-old man who allegedly hacked his eight-year-old daughter with a machete at Asuboi-Wawase in the Ayensuano District of Eastern Region. Mr Dogah severely inflicted cutlass wounds on his daughter for crushing palm nuts. Information gathered by Class FM’s McAnthony Dagyenga indicated that the child and a friend of hers were crushing the nuts to savour when her father, who had come…

MPs clash over budget plagiarism

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Asunafo South in the Brong-Ahafo Region and Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu clashed on the government’s 2017 budget when the former accused the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) of plagiarising aspects of the NDC’s 2016 budget. The Asunafo South MP, contributing to the debate on the budget yesterday, said the NPP, realising that the NDC’s budget of 2016 had good policies,…

Police pick 6 over post-poll thuggery

The police have arrested six more people in connection with post-election disturbances. Alex Asare, 43 years; Justice Appiah, 45 years; Yaa Achiaa; Emmanuel Asare; Joshua Owusu and Eric Amoyisi were all arrested in the Brong Ahafo region in connection with various offences, a statement by the Ghana Police Service said. Alex Asare, said to be the 1st Vice Chairman of NPP in Bechem is alleged to have led Justice Appiah…

Don’t choose courses with limited jobs – Mahama to students

President John Mahama has advised students to choose courses that have abundant job opportunities when pursuing higher education. “Most of the sectors have gotten to saturation levels, especially the Humanities. We need proper guidance and counselling when our kids are going to school so that they can choose courses that will guarantee them jobs because your chances of getting jobs are very few for some courses,” he admonished.” President Mahama…

EC to announce successful presidential nominees today

The Electoral Commission will today announce the number of disqualified candidates who have managed to qualify for the December polls, after being given the opportunity to correct errors in their nomination forms. So far, nine candidates are on record to have submitted their revised forms after the commission pointed out a huge amount of mistakes in their individual forms. The parties who successfully submitted their forms include Dr. Papa Kwesi…

Nduom, Konadu, others to know fate today

The 12 presidential nominees who were disqualified by the Electoral Commission from the December 7 polls, will know their fate today [Wednesday, November 9, 2016]. The EC disqualified them due to errors on their nomination forms, but the Supreme Court on Monday ordered the commission to extend the nomination period and give the parties a hearing – which has been adhered to. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Head of Communication at…

Go for Woyome cash – Ghanaians tell Government

There are strong indications that the majority of Ghanaians want the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) government to retrieve all monies lost by the state through corruption scandals, especially judgement debts. According to the latest survey by policy think-tank, IMANI Ghana, it is important that the government pursues and retrieves such monies for the benefit of the country. Respondents were drawn from all the 10 regions of Ghana and were…

Nitiwul’s days in Parliament are numbered – Koku Anyidoho

The Deputy General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho has advised the Deputy Minority Leader and Member of Parliament (MP) for Bimbilla, Dominic Nitiwul to start preparing his handing over notes ahead of the December 7 polls. He indicates that the outspoken legislator is bound to lose his seat and should therefore discard any intention of going back to parliament in 2017 considering how the NDC…

Justice: The truth is just an opinion

Whenever we walk into those white buildings situated along the busy High Streets in Accra, we do so with so much hope. We do not just hope but we are more than certain that we are bound to receive justice; not because those walls of the High Court can give us justice but the people that bear the title ‘justice’ preside over those courts being bound by oath to deliver…

Library inaugurated in memory of late President Mills

President John Mahama on Monday inaugurated an ultra-modern library in memory of late President John Evans Atta Mills. The Atta Mills Memorial Library was inaugurated as part activities to commemorate of the death of the former President four years ago. “As president he was Asomdwehene and father for all. A peace-loving man, he prioritized peace above all else because as he always rightly stated without peace, there can be no…