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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…

Trotro driver dresses like Anas to scare off corrupt police

Anas Aremeyaw Anas has, undoubtedly, become the most feared “corruption buster” in Ghana and now one trotro driver is testing the limits to which the journalist’s name and image can be used to fight the pervasive corruption in the country. Kweku, a trotro driver who plies the Nkrumah Circle-Madina route, says he has been able to…

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…

Utility companies propose 0% increase in efficiency

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) have both called for a 0% increase in the efficient delivery of services for the rest of the year. The proposal was announced at a public hearing organised by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to explore how far the two utility companies can…

Striking doctors to offer free check-ups to “other bootlickers suffering from idiocy”

Doctors currently striking over conditions of service say they will offer “thorough medical check-ups to all bootlickers and minions of the government who seem to be showing signs of idiocy.” Executives of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) said they are treating the high prevalence of idiocy among the government’s bootlickers and flatterers as an emergency.…

These plastic bags are definitely NPP supporters- NDC man

In keeping with the ruling NDC’s standard reaction to anything or anyone who disagrees with any government policy, an NDC foot soldier has accused all non-biodegradable plastic bags of supporting the opposition NPP. “I believe that these plastic bags are all NPP supporters. They all want to disgrace the current NDC administration. They are nation…

Two-term limit on presidency is un-African, Yahya Jammeh tells Obama

The US president and The Gambia’s long-serving President Yahya Jammeh have differed sharply in their positions on enforcing term limits for African leaders. Barack Obama in an address to the African Union on Tuesday, the first by a US leader, condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power. But Yahya Jammeh who seized power in 1994…

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