Ghana’s Interior Minister says caging "wee" smokers for long remand terms contributes to the congestion in the country’s prisons.
He believes such suspects should be given non-custodial sentences as part of measures toward decongesting the prisons.
Lawyer of three New Patriotic Party members in the Kumewu, Juaben and Manhyia North constituencies, has stated the party would violate a court order, if it allows delegates from the three constituencies to vote in the upcoming Super Delegates Congress.
Lead Counsel for the petitioners in last year’s election results challenge, Philip Addison, has broken his year-long media silence on the case and said the verdict of the nine-member panel, presided over by Justice William Atuguba, was “unfair”.
Government has approved a 4,120-unit affordable apartment scheme for public servants across all ten regions.
The project is expected to be rolled out before December, according to Managing Director of Italconstruct International Limited – the company contracted to build the houses.