Author: Nana Yaw Cobbina

The former President and the 2024 flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress(NDC),John Dramani Mahama was part of the prominent dignitaries who graced the final supplication(adua) of the late former Youth and Sports Minister and MP for Ayawaso North constituency, Hon.Alhaji,Dr.Muatapha Ahmed(Major RTD) at the National Mosque, Kanda in Accra on Sunday March 10th,2024 . The affable and generous Dr.Muatapha Ahmed passed away couple of weeks ago in Indian and buried in Ghana at the Ghana Military Cemetery at Klagon,Accra. The former President,John Dramani Mahama expressed his profound gratitude to all those who supported the bereaved family and the NDC to…

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By Joseph Nana Yaw Cobbina The Flagbearer of the largest opposition party in Ghana the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has stated that when voted into office as the next president of the Republic of Ghana he is going scrap the E-Levy and also investigate money been taken from ordinary Ghanaians. Speaking at the engagement with Ghana Fintech and Payments Association, H.E. John Dramani Mahama was optimistic that the next NDC government will look into happenings in the financial sector and investigate those financial institutions which has fold up by the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo administration for no reason. According to…

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Eric Seddy Kutortse is the Chairman of the First Sky Group of Companies. For the past five years, this man and his business decided to save lives at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in a significant way. Some patients with kidney failure who needed dialysis to survive were dying because the procedure is expensive. They need dialysis, sometimes multiple times every week unless the patient gets a transplant, a service that only a few are able to access in India and other foreign lands where the expertise and facilities exist. Some kidney patients say it costs them 1000 cedis every week…

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. Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources and the MP for Damongo constituency has stated that, his Ministry was working hand in hand with some law enforcement agencies to take appropriate action to deal with the operators of illegal sand winning. He said this on the floor of Parliament on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, when he was asked by the MP of Ketu South, Hon. Abla Dzifa Gomashie, on the steps being taken by his Ministry to halt the illegal sand winning practices within her constituency. According to him, law enforcement agencies together with the Minerals…

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) will on Tuesday, March 12 launch a nationwide registration of farmers as part of the second phase of the Planting for Food and Jobs Programme (PFJ Phase 2). The Minister of Agriculture, Dr Bryan Acheampong, in a press conference on Monday, March 11, 2024, encouraged farmers nationwide to participate in the upcoming registration process. He highlighted that farmers should vehemently take part in the registration process as it will aid them in future endeavours. He made farmers aware that the registration of PFJ will span across all 16 regions and 261 districts in…

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As Ghana celebrates its 67th Independence Day, I would like to extend my warmest wishes to all of you. This day marks a significant milestone in our nation’s history, as we reflect on the struggles and sacrifices made by our forefathers to secure our freedom and sovereignty. It is a time for us to come together as a nation and celebrate our unity in diversity. As we commemorate this important day, it is crucial for us to remember the importance of inclusivity in our government. Ghana is a diverse country with people from various backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs. It is…

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In a controversial statement, Ahafo Regional Deputy Chief Imam, Imam Ahmed Muhammed, has called for individuals engaging in LGBTQI activities to be sentenced to death by hanging. However, he proposed that they should not face imprisonment. Imam Ahmed Muhammed made these remarks during a sermon at a local mosque, where he expressed strong condemnation towards LGBTQI practices, labeling them as immoral and against religious teachings. According to the deputy chief imam, implementing the death penalty would serve as a deterrent to others considering such acts, while also upholding the moral fabric of society. He emphasized that this stance is in…

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Scores of students of the Ejisu Senior High Technical School have been displaced following a rainstorm that ripped off the roof of the boys’ dormitory on Saturday, March 2, 2024. The over 150 affected students sought shelter in classrooms on Saturday following the incident. The students were at the dining hall when the incident happened. No injuries or casualties have been recorded. The rains which lasted for hours destroyed teaching and learning materials and the school’s storeroom where textbooks and other materials are kept have also been damaged. Although the boys’ dormitory was the hardest hit, about seven classrooms were…

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Veteran Nigerian Actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu has been reported dead. Unconfirmed reports suggest that he died at Evercare hospital in Lagos. Details surrounding the cause of death and the veracity of these reports are still unclear. Mr Ibu’s family and representatives have yet to comment publicly. Similar rumours were rife in the past. However, according to Nairaland website he died on Saturday March 2. The legendary actor been battling health issues in October 2023, and undergone multiple surgeries that led to the amputation of his leg but received treatment and was discharged from hospital in early…

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In his quest to ensure the NPP break the eight, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is on the search to nominate a candidate to partner with him in the 2024 general election. However, many possible names have been mentioned aiming at partnering with him but a political analyst Nana Yaw Korang said apart from the Member of Parliament for the Manhyia South and Energy Minister, Hon. Mathew Opku Prempeh is the best among the rest of the candidates. Speaking on King Tom TV Morning Show, interviewed by Nana Yaw Korang averred that NAPO is a politician who is energetic and can poll…

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Mike Oquaye Jnr, the parliamentary candidate of the NPP for the Dome Kwabenya constituency, has expressed gratitude for the trust bestowed on him during the recent party primaries. Oquaye stated, before the primaries he was undertaken serious prayers and divine directions given to him by Prophet N’Akoa Jamson Ansah. Adding that only God is capable of making it possible for him to win the primaries and he believes that the same God will help him win the seat and become the Member of Parliament for the Dome Kwabenya constituency. He made this gratitude statement during a Thanksgiving service at the…

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The Rt. Hon, Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has stated that, the January, 2024 Standing Orders of Parliament makes the various Committee meetings of Parliament open and accessible to the general public. This forms part of Parliament’s effort to deepen the open parliament concept which demands transparency and accountability in the activities of Parliament. It would be recalled that, Ghana’s Parliament was recently ranked first in the Africa Open Parliament Index. The Rt. Hon. Speaker made this statement in his opening address at the orientation workshop for the second cohort of Members of Parliament and Procedural Staff on…

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