A Law Lecturer at the Central University, Lawyer Yaw Oppong has described President John Mahama's action of giving out money to a young girl during his campaign tour of the Greater Accra as endorsing child labour. The President was captured in a video giving out what looked like money to someone in the crowd, whereas the Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah stated that the President may have been sharing leaflet and not money as claimed, President Mahama has admitted giving out money as captured.
In spite of a broader slowdown in the economy, Ghana's ICT sector has seen high double-digit growth over the past 12 months, supported by new infrastructure and value-added mobile services. Growing penetration helped the ICT sector outpace broader economic growth, according to data issued by the Ghana Statistical Service in late June.
The Electoral Commission has beefed up security at its district offices across the country in the wake of attacks on officials carrying out the ongoing votes transfer exercise. The ongoing transfer of votes has been marred by attacks on EC officials by political party supporters who feel the Commission is deliberating blocking the transfer of votes of their members.
The 'Daily Guide' newspaper, owned by the Acting National Chairman of the NPP, Freddy Blay, has once again been caught in another monumental lie against President John Mahama. Yesterday, under the screaming front page headline " Mahama shares Cash for Votes", the paper claimed that the President went distributing cash at Sabon Zongo at Abossey Okai during his Greater Accra Regional campaign tour last week.
No one needs to be told on entering the yard of Volta Prairie Limited , formerly known as the Aveyime Rice Project at Aveyime, Battor, in the North Tongu District in the Volta Region, that the project is dead. Apart from the lifelessness that meets the visitor, the sight of rusty broken-down tractors and other equipment only fit for scrap tells it all.
Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People's Party , Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom says he would end the importation of rice to Ghana if given the mandate in the upcoming December polls. He could not comprehend why the country has large arable land than most of the countries it imports rice from yet has not found it relevant to cultivate the rice.
The Inspector General of Police , John Kudalor, has said the decision to provide flag bearers and their running mates with police protection during political events, is to reduce the influence of heavily built men popularly known as macho men, in the political process. Speaking during a courtesy call on the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo said some political parties initially resisted the offer to provide security for their leadership but later gave in after several consultations.
President John Mahama's cash sharing spree to court cheap votes as the December 7 election nears is unfortunate and a sign of desperation, the Minority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu has said. Mahama was captured on an amateur video footage dolling out cash to some persons during his campaign tour of the Greater Accra region at Abossey Okai, but the presidency dismissed the video.
A 19 year old man, Yasaa Iba, resident of Atebubu in the Brong Ahafo Region, has allegedly impregnated a goat in the area. The owner of the pregnant goat, Kwabena Nindoo who confirmed the bizarre incident to Kasapafmonline.com stated that the Yasaa, was spotted having sex with the goat by some residents, and fled when an alarm was raised leaving behind his bicycle.