The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the Akufo-Addo government of being “the biggest enabler and promoter” of corruption in the country setting the pace for his appointees to outdo one another in corruption.
Countless number of corruption allegations against government appointees have either been improperly investigated, cleared by the president or swept under the carpet.
Akufo-Addo has been in London to attend the UK-Africa Summit 2020 with 102 appointees and party members.
The United Kingdom voted in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU) and is looking for new economic partnerships outside of Europe. It is therefore not surprising that natural resource-rich African countries including Ghana are the focus of the United Kingdom government for investment and business opportunities.
Bank, Menzgold crises: 'We're making it difficult for NPP to win 2020 by stealing citizens' money' - Kwame Pianim
Economist Kwame Pianim has said the banking and financial crises that have caused customers to either lose some or all of their deposits and investments as a result of the Bank of Ghana’s revocation of the licences of nine local banks, 347 microfinance firms, 23 savings & loans and some finance houses, as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission’s halting of gold dealership firm Menzgold Company’s operations and the revocation of the licences of 53 fund managers will conspire against the fortunes of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the December 2020 polls.
The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) has reaffirmed its commitment towards attaining President Akufo-Addo’s vision of making Accra the cleanest city by inaugurating a special a Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation.
Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu has asked Government to revoke the appointment of Dr. Alexander Adusei Junior, as Director for Keta Port.
He said the Keta Port was "non-existing" and that it was unacceptable to create a picture as if the Port was operational.
A local waste management company under the Jospong Group of Companies, Sewerage Systems Ghana Limited, has commenced generating 500 kilowatts of power from its liquid waste treatment plant in Accra.
There was competition for seats at the various churches within the Cape Coast Metropolis and its environs as regular and occasional churchgoers trooped in for watch night services to usher in the New Year.
Mostly clad in white, the congregants amidst prayers and music, sang, danced and waved white handkerchiefs until the birth of the New Year, which was welcomed with tolling of church bells, fireworks and spontaneous shouts of joy.
Right Reverend Dr Ebenezer Abaka Wilson, Bishop of the Methodist Church of Cape Coast, has urged Christians to continue being the light of the world irrespective of the perilous times at hand.
He said the birth of Christ has brought light, which is capable of putting away all sinful lifestyles and guide Christians to live righteous lives in the coming year and beyond.
"It is high time Christians exemplified the life of Christ with leadership that provides the right direction to the flock of God through kingdom-based messages, good and sound biblical teachings," he said.
The Accra Regional and the 37 Military hospitals on the occasion of the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, successfully delivered 13 new born babies as at 12 noon on Christmas day.
The Ghana News Agency reports that as at the time of the visits and filing this story, the 37 Military Hospital has delivered six Christmas babies.
President and Chairman of Groupe Nduom has revealed that more than 3,000 employees lost their jobs in the banking sector crisis in 2019.
Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom explained that due to the challenges put in their way with very negative consequences, many more are likely to lose their jobs.
This was contained in a Christmas message signed by Dr Nduom copied to Adomonline.com.
Below is the full statement:
Three people died on the spot while several others sustained injuries in the morning of Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, 2019, when two minibuses in which they were travelling collided head-on at Mankuma in the Bole District of the Savannah Region.
Source: classfmonline. com - Families of the 44 Ghanaians who were killed in the Gambia in 2005 and the known lone survivor of that massacre, Martin Kyere, are asking government to share with them, its course of action on their case, following the confessions by two Gambian soldiers that they participated in the killings on the orders of Yahya Jammeh, ex-president of the Gambia.
Source: dygudenetwork. com - Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, a private legal practitioner and a member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has subtly exposed the ‘hypocrisy’ of the United Kingdom (UK) on terrorism.
It would be recalled that the UK recently warned British citizens of likely terror attacks in Ghana.
The warning came as the UK updated its travel advice.
According to the update sighted by DGN Online, “terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Ghana. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners.”
Source: peacefmonline. com - The opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC] has called on government to make public costs of their One Village, One dam projects.
In a statement signed by the party’s National Communication Director, Sammy Gyamfi, the NDC claimed that the Nana Addo-led government is “causing financial loss to the state” with the “shoddy” project.
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