Angry NDC supporters, lawyers demand release of Montie 3
Scores of angry National Democratic Congress supporters have besieged the party’s head quarters in Accra demanding a release of the host and two panelists of political program on Montie FM. Swearing, chanting and cursing the supporters want the NDC executives to act by appealing to the president to invoke... Read more
The (political) power of music i Zambia
In Zambia’s endless cycle of elections, the distance between musicians and politicians has shrunk. This has resulted in rather bizarre presidential decisions, prisoners being sprung from jail, danceable songs and so much more. File picture. Incumbent Zambian President Edgar Lungu supporters cheer on May 21, 2016 at the Heroes... Read more
Mahama’s power to pardon Montie 3 challenged
President John Mahama’s power to pardon three convicted contemnors has been challenged by a private legal practitioner Nana Asante Bediatuo. The lawyer affiliated to the New Patriotic Party believes the president may be acting ultra vires (beyond his authority) if he were to grant the wish of dozens of... Read more
NDC, Montie FM owners pay Supreme Court fines
The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Network Broadcasting Limited and Zeze Media Operators of Montie FM on Thursday paid their fines as ordered by the Supreme Court. The fines amounted to a total of GHC 90,000. The Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced Salifu Maase aka Mugabe, a presenter at... Read more
Persons with disability in Kumasi root for Greenstreet
The Kumasi branch of Ghana Society for Persons with Disability has declared support for the Convention People’s Party’s flagbearer, Kobina Ivor Greenstreet. Members were particularly excited about his decision to meet with them as part of his tour of the Ashanti Region. They are convinced Mr. Greenstreet has demonstrated... Read more
Presidential dispatch rider dies in crash
A presidential dispatch rider whose name has been given as Michael Kojo Essel has died in a crash. Essel is said to have met his untimely death Saturday while leading a Nigerian delegation to Cape Coast. A sister of the deceased Matilda who spoke to Sunday morning confirmed... Read more
Your plans will fail – Wontumi tells EC Boss
Things are not progressing smoothly in the Ashanti region as far as the 2016 Voters’ Register Exhibition exercise is concerned. The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Bernard Antwi Boasiako, is worried about the snail speed at which officers from the Electoral Commission are working to... Read more
NPP office shit bombed ahead of Nana Addo’s visit
The Asante Akyem North Constituency office of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been soiled with human excreta, Joynews has gathered. The office which is expected to be commissioned some few hours away by the party’s Presidential Candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is in an embarrasing state. A source... Read more
EC to publish names of deleted persons in dailies
The Electoral Commission (EC) is expected to publish the names of over 56000 National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) card registrants after it deleted their names from the electoral roll in compliance with the Supreme Court’s order. The EC disclosed at an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting on Tuesday July... Read more
Tsikata challenges his sentence for causing financial loss to state
A former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, who was jailed for wilfully causing financial loss to the state, has filed a case at the Court of Appeal challenging his sentence. In his grounds of appeal, filed at the Court of... Read more