Central Regional Communications Director of the ruling National Democratic Congress has sarcastically challenged the Trade Union Congress (TUC) not to hesitate to vent their spleen on the Mahama administration.
President John Dramani Mahama has granted amnesty to 1,104 prisoners in commemoration of Ghana’s 54th Republic Anniversary, which fell on Tuesday July 1.
The amnesty is in the exercise of the President's prerogative of mercy under Article 72 of the 1992 Constitution.
Board Chairman of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Mr Eddy Annan, says the reinstatement of dismissed acting CEO of the hospital, Rev Albert Okopti Botchwey, exonerates the Board from any wrong doing.
The Christian Council of Ghana says it is “very much concerned and worried about the recent rampant industrial agitations across the country” and wants the government and labour to resolve the differences quickly.
Three police officers, charged with the defilement of a 14-year-old girl, have been remanded in police custody after appearing before the circuit court in Wa on Tuesday.
Cpl. Joseph Kwakoh, Const. Donald Appiah and Const. George Tanoe are to re-appear before the court on July 31.
A former Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Prof. Agyeman Badu Akosa, has also blamed the 2007 redenomination for the country’s current economic challenges.
According to him, Ghana failed to sort out the fundamentals before the exercise was carried out.
The much anticipated nationwide demonstration by Organised Labour over what they say is the declining economic conditions in the country is an attempt to sabotage government’s efforts at recovering the dire state of the economy, a pro-government group, Reform for Youth Empowerment has said.