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Ghana cannot blame IMF for economic challenges – Dr Joe Abbey

Renowned economist Dr. Joe Abbey says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cannot be blamed for the current challenges faced by Ghana’s economy. The immediate past Mahama-led administration ended the year spending far more than previously thought and there are concerns this could result in the budget deficit reaching almost nine percent. The country’s debt …

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Gov’t is not selling ECG as NPP did to Ghana Telecom – Kwakye Ofosu

The Deputy Communications Minister has allayed fears of an outright sale of the Electricity Corporation of Ghana. Felix Kwakye Ofosu says government’s decision to allow private sector participation in the electricity distribution sector is fundamentally different from the sale of the company as happened to Ghana Telecom under the erstwhile …

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Suspect captured in Cape Verde after 11 killed

LISBON, Portugal — Police in Cape Verde captured Wednesday a soldier suspected of killing 11 people at a military barracks in the West African island nation, an official at Cape Verde’s Defence Ministry said. The suspect was arrested Wednesday after a 24-hour manhunt, spokeswoman Edna Pinto told The Associated Press …

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French prosecutor says Paris attacks suspect transferred to France

PARIS — Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam — Europe’s most wanted fugitive until his capture in Belgium last month — has been returned to France and charged with a host of terror-related offences, his lawyer said Wednesday. After four months on the run and a month in Belgian custody, the …

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Twum Boafo backs Attivor’s ‘tribal comments’

The Executive Secretary of the Ghana Free Zones Board, Kwadwo Twum Boafo is pointing at what he says is deep-seated hypocrisy among sections of the clergy in Ghana. He is amazed at how a section of the clergy is quick to join the fray in talking down issues when they …

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US ‘worse than all terrorists’ Iran’s supreme leader says

Iran’s supreme leader has said the United States is”worse than all terrorists”, and accused the country of scaring banks away from working with the country. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was speaking to hundreds of workers in Tehran, on 27 April, when he slammed the US over financial sanctions. “I have said …

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Joselyn Dumas looks like ‘gold’ in new photos

Joselyn Dumas just don’t go out without paying a very close attention to her fashion sense, she is one of the lovely fashionistas we have here in Ghana, no two ways, no qualms at all. She wore this gorgeous outfit when she graced Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday Dinner at the British …

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Agya Koo owes nobody an apology – Manager

The office of ace actor Kofi Adu has solemnly fire salvos at veteran actor Bob Smith Jnr for asking him to apologize for claiming to revive the film industry from its abyss. The Manager of the actor Ernest Atta Abaogye has thrown verbal punches at the modus-operandi of some industry …

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Bad economy forces businesses out

Eleazer Nyaunu, the Regional Officer of the Industrial and Commercial Union (ICU), has observed that many companies are relocating to neighbouring countries as result of the high operational cost in the country. According to him, businesses in Ghana are relocating to neighbouring countries like Ivory Coast due to the unfavourable …

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