The World Bank (WB) has dealt a blow to the National Identification Authority’s (NIA’s) controversial bid to raise a $155 million from China to upgrade its operations.
According to the bank, it had already provided a much lower amount of $29 million for the same purpose.
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has revealed that Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo Regions had failed to account for GH¢48.43 million of statutory funds for utilisation at their respective areas.
Aspiring Central Region Chairman of the National Democratic Congress, Bernard Allotey-Jacobs has expressed his party’s thanks to Nana Ohene Ntow, spokesperson of the Alan Kyerematen campaign team, for providing ammunition for the NDC in the run-up to the 2016 General elections.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the two-time failed presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), beat John Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen and Francis Addai Nimoh, both of whom contested him for the flag-bearership of the main opposition NPP last Saturday, massively.
Ghana’s Ambassador to Japan, Mr Edmond Kofi Agbenutse Deh, has been recalled pending the completion of a Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) inquiry into allegations that Ghana’s mission in Japan had been involved in an illegal gambling business which had led to the arrest of 10 Japanese.