The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has added his voice to the view being expressed by some Ghanaians that the pumping of $20 million daily into the economy to stabilise the cedi may not be sustainable.
When the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) released their eligibility criteria for its upcoming elections, one requirement that got the attention of many was the part that suggested a candidate must not have any criminal records.
Even though the government has made satisfactory progress in executing its 2012 manifesto, it is still behind schedule in advancing its Better Ghana Agenda, IMANI Ghana has said.
It has emerged that the dress of Gregory Afoko, one of the two persons standing trial over the murder of Adams Mahama, Upper East regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), which was retrieved by the police, contained acid.
Ex-factory prices of goods and services for all industry increased on average by 23.1 percent in June 2015, 4.3 percentage points higher than 18.8 percent recorded in May 2015.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde has admitted that the real test for Ghana’s commitment to the current bailout programme would be 2016, which is the election year.
Security analyst and lecturer at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Kingsley Agyei, has advised the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to investigate and find the culprit behind the leaked audio of a meeting held at former president Kufour’s residence.
According to him, secret recordings have major security implications and must not be encouraged.
He said every party has structures and elders who meet from time to time to deliberate on policies and strategies, which when leaked, compromises the party’s agenda.
The lecturer, speaking on Adom FM's 'Dwaso Nsem' on Thursday said inasmuch as secret recordings may have a positive impact when someone is planning a coup d’etat or planning evil against a state or a group of people, it is however bad when it is leaked to the public.
He added that Mr. Kufuor could be at risk if he can be recorded in his own residence without the knowledge of anybody including his security and personal aides.
Kingsley Agyei’s concerns comes on the heels of a leaked audio from a meeting at the residence of former President John Agyekum Kufuor with some religious leaders and party leaders to initiate moves to restore peace among the rank and file of the NPP.
Mr. Agyei who is calling for investigations into the matter also cautioned Ghanaians to be circumspect when having conversations privately or publicly.
Secret recordings have been a new phenomenon in the country with many personalities across the political divide falling victim to this unfortunate trend of behavior.
Ghanaian singer-songwriter, Noella Wiyaala has said that the Ȼ50,000 she was offered by telecommunication company, GLO is insufficient for her brand.
The engineering department at the Akosombo Dam has hinted to Citi Business News, it has put in a request for the shutdown of three turbines of the dam. This follows the consistent drop in the water levels in the dam.