FDA Begins Sweep Of Palm Oil Producers

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is beginning a nationwide sweep today of palm oil processing points to confiscate dye-contaminated palm oil. The exercise comes on the back of reports that some of the palm oil sold in the markets contains Sudan IV, a cancer-causing dye. The FDA has already seized and destroyed some of…

Ghana Given Until February To Pay N-Gas Debt

Ghana has been given up to the end of February 2016 to clear all outstanding debts owed Nigeria-based gas supplier Nigeria Gas (N-gas). Ghana’s debts to the company amounted to about $181 million until the Volta River Authority (VRA) paid some $9.5 million last Friday. The debts cover the cost of gas supplied the authority…

Nigeria Delays Plans To Cut Gas Supply To Ghana

A decision by the West Africa Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo) to cut as much as 70 percent of the gas supply to Ghana beginning today, Friday, has been delayed while negotiations between Ghana’s government and N-gas, a Nigerian consortium, are ongoing. A high-powered delegation from Ghana, led by Power Minister Dr. Kwabena Donkor, began talks…

SDS Summit 2015: Mahama Urges Developed Countries To Industrialize Africa

Addressing world leaders at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 in New York, President John Dramani Mahama urged developed countries to industrialize Africa by relocating their manufacturing operations here. This, he said, would create the jobs needed to stem the tide of immigration out of Africa.  If the teeming youth of Africa must find…

Anas To Screen Judicial Corruption Video Today; Dery Withdraws Injunction Application

Embattled investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas will premier his investigative video on judicial corruption as planned. The video, titled Ghana in the Eyes of God: Epic of Injustice, will be screened at the Accra International Conference Centre today, Tuesday, September 22 at 4pm, and tomorrow, Wednesday, September 23 at 8pm. Tickets are not being sold…

The Entire Judiciary Is Corrupt — Dr. Ansah Asare

Speaking on Adom FM’s Burning Issues Wednesday, legal practitioner and former director of the Ghana Law School (GSL), Dr. Ansah Asare, said he regrets that investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas didn’t include the Supreme Court and Appeals Court in his sting operation, as Asare is certain that corrupt judges also exist in both places. Anas…

Our Whole Society Is Rotten To The Core — Retired Judge Henrietta Abban

Retired Appeals Court judge Justice Henrietta Abban could not control herself when she addressed a church gathering Tuesday on the ongoing corruption scandal that has rocked Ghana’s judiciary. The retired judge, who regretted that such a scandal could befall the institution she served for years, lamented: “Our whole society is rotten to the core. It…

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