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The Supreme Court has ordered the Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) to defreeze the bank accounts of former COCOBOD CEO Dr Stephen Opuni, who is standing trial for causing financial loss to the state, along with businessman Seidu Agongo. The five-member Supreme Court panel presided over by Justice Jones...
The Minority in Parliament is projecting Ghana’s public debt to hit GH¢173billion by the end of December 2018, moving the country’s debt to GDP ratio well beyond the 70 percent HIPC threshold. As at May this year, according to the Minority, Ghana’s public debt had ballooned to GH¢154billion from GH¢122billion...
President Nana Akufo-Addo has summoned his Cabinet to an emergency meeting Tuesday, as concerns soar over possible tax increases. Joy News has learnt that the meeting will look at options for raising additional revenue to fund the many social policy interventions rolled out by the government. Sources at the Presidency tell...
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has urged Ghanaians living abroad to transmit the quality of discipline and prudent management of resources they acquire in the countries they reside in back to Ghana to help curb corruption in the country. He said while Ghana has made positives strides to enhance democracy...
A nine (9) member Governing Board of the Office of the Special Prosecutor has been sworn into office by President Akufo Addo pursuant to section five of the special prosecutor act 2017 Act 959.  They are the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, the Deputy Special Prosecutor, Cynthia Lamptey, Representative of...
Apart from inhabitants of the northern sector of the Volta Region, the rest of the region may not be allowed to partake in the referendum that would lead to the creation of a new region out of the existing region. President Nana Akufo-Addo disclosed this during a durbar held in...
 The late Veteran politician Joseph Henry Mensah Veteran politician Joseph Henry Mensah, aged 89, has died, OTECNEWS has confirmed. Mr Collins Owusu Amankwah, MP for Manhyia North confirmed to OTECNEWS that Mr Mensah died in the early hours of Thursday, 12 July 2018. J.H Mensah, a Gold Coaster born in October...
The Editor-in-Chief of the Crusading Guide newspaper, Mr Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, has indicted the committee that recommended the removal of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei, for exceeding its powers. He has accordingly filed a writ invoking the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to...
The Minority in Parliament has accused the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) of plotting to rig the 2020 elections, through its machinations at the Births and Deaths Registry. North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, who addressed a press conference on Tuesday, 10 July 2018, said the Minority “have become aware...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has rubbished claims by some leaders and legislators of the National Democratic Congress that the purpose of the National Identification Cards is to disenfranchise some Ghanaians, particularly those from the Volta Region. According to President Akufo-Addo, residents of the Volta Region,...
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