Morning News Roundup For Thursday, March 10, 2016

Government sacks ISD acting director. The acting director of the Information Services Department (ISD), Mr. Francis Kwarteng Arthur, was sacked. The dismissal of the embattled director was announced in a brief statement released by the Communications Ministry Wednesday.   Arthur has been in the news this week for all the wrong reasons. People have been…

Morning News Roundup For Wednesday, March 9, 2016

ISD boss claims he saw Independence Day brochure errors before parade. Acting director of the Information Services Department (ISD), Francis Kwarteng Arthur, now claims he saw the errors in the Independence Day brochures before the parade began but made the decision to allow it to be distributed. The brochure, among other things, stated that “Ghana…

Morning News Roundup For Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Christian Council urges collective responsibility for Ghana’s future. The Christian Council of Ghana is encouraging Ghanaians to be collectively responsible for Ghana’s future. General Secretary Opuni Frimpong said the country will not move forward unless all citizens get involved in the process.   “As a people, we have had ups and downs, our good times…

Morning News Roundup For Monday, March 7, 2016

Nkrumah’s vision has seen fulfillment — President Mahama Speaking at the 59th Independence Anniversary parade at the Black Stars Square in Accra Sunday, President John Dramani Mahama said Ghana has demonstrated after 59 years of self-rule that its people own their unique African personality.   According to the President, the vision of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah,…

Morning News Roundup For Friday, March 4, 2016

More taxes proposed to save health sector. Chairman of the Health Committee of Parliament, Joseph Yileh Chireh, is proposing more taxes to fill the funding gap that will be created as the Danish government withdraws its financial support for Ghana’s health sector. On Thursday, the Danish government announced the end of its 22-year donor support…

Morning News Roundup For Thursday, March 3, 2016

Charles Antwi’s ‘Madness’ Made Him Feel He Could Be President — Chief Phychiatrist Charles Antwi, the young man who confessed in court to plotting to assassinate President Mahama in July last year, felt so grand he thought he could be president too, according to chief psychiatrist Dr. Akwasi Osei. Antwi has been in the care…

Morning News Roundup For Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Turkey pledges to help Ghana fight terrorism. While addressing Parliament on Tuesday as part of his two-day visit to Ghana, Turkish President Racipp Tayyib Erdogan assured Ghanaians that his country stands ready to help in the battle against terrorism, whether as preventive action or defensive should extremist groups in the subregion decide to turn their…

Morning News Roundup For Monday, February 29, 2016

Mahama pledges peaceful 2016 election. President John Dramani Mahama assured Ghanaians of his commitment to a peaceful, free and fair election this year. Addressing Catholic Bishops from West Africa at the 2nd Plenary Assembly Conference, Mahama said, “I will do my best as president of this country to maintain Ghana as an oasis of peace…

To subscribe to this keyword send to 1922

OK