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Prez creates Ministry of Power Barges amid further power plant delays

Prez creates Ministry of Power Barges amid further power plant delays

President John Mahama has created the Ministry of Power Barges, which will be responsible for cobbling together “new and creative excuses” to explain the length of time it is taking to deliver the “emergency” power plants from Turkey. The delivery of the power plants, originally scheduled for April, then September then November, was previously overseen…

Westerners are trooping to Ghana in search of greener pastures – Oko Vanderpuije

Ghana’s remarkable economic transformation under President Mahama and his able team is causing droves of Western nationals to flock to Ghana in search of greener pastures, according to Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, the Mayor of Accra. Announcing his intentions to run for parliament on the ticket of the ruling NDC, Mr. Vanderpuije claimed “Americans and Europeans…

Journalists to receive free self-defence training

A New York-based press freedom lobby group, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) will run a two week self-defence training programme for Ghanaian journalists. A report by the lobby group said newsgathering in Ghana has become increasingly hostile, comparing the plight of journalists in the country to “war zone conditions, where journalists are constantly heckled and…

Man named Soli sues GJA for damages

A 31 year old man is suing the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) claiming that the use of the term “soli” by some members of GJA has “damaged his reputation.” John Soli- who shares a surname with a popular term which in journalist-speak refers to the money demanded by journalists to guarantee coverage of an event-…

This is the Last Time says John

Addressing party faithfuls on the runway of the Kotoka International Airport on Friday, President Mahama expressed his hope that this round of talks with the IMF would be the last time that Ghana was turning to the organization for a bailout. He stressed that the government will tighten its fiscal policies to avoid the financial…

Man stakes GHC195,700 on NSS boss to be reassigned to the president’s office

A gambler in his early 30s has reportedly placed GHC 195, 700 on the embattled Director of the National Service Secretariate (NSS) to be reassigned as one of the many presidential staffers. The bookmakers Safaribet confirmed that the punter placed the bet earlier last week when the Daily Graphic broke the news of the alleged attempt…

Gov’t launches ‘The Dumbest Xcuse’ show for appointees

The government of Ghana has launched a talent show to find that one appointee with a special talent for coming up with the most dumbest excuse as cover up the misappropriation of public funds. Dubbed ‘The Dumbest Xcuse,’ this competition seeks to identify and honour one government appointee who stands head and shoulders above his…

Flagstaff House to be renamed ‘The Politician’s Agbogbloshie’

The Flagstaff House, the current workplace of honourable Elvis Ankrah and more recently, honourable Kojo Adu-Asare, will be renamed after one of Ghana’s most recognisable landmarks, Agbogbloshie. If all goes to plan, the Flagstaff House which is meant to be the official residence and office of the President of Ghana will be renamed ‘The Politician’s…

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