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The Outspoken Two Terms Deputy National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joshua Hamidu Akamba has declared his intention to contest for the party's National Organizer position, should the party open nominations. Mr Akamba made his intention known through a statement released on 12th July, 2018. He recounted few...
The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has urged the National Identification Authority (NIA) to accept voter IDs as one of the base documents needed for registration for the National Identification Card.General Secretary of the Council, Rev. Dr. Cyril Fayose said measures must be instituted to ensure that “whoever holds...
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...
 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...
" I congratulate warmly the new National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Freddie Worsemawu Blay, Ellembelle Blay, and the other National Officers who were elected at the Party’s National Delegates’ Conference, held in Koforidua, in the Eastern Region, on Saturday, 7th July, 2018. The Party is to be...
Two private Ghanaians: Malik Basintale, a student of the University of Ghana, and Eric Adjei, a student of KAAF University, have petitioned President Nana Akufo-Addo to investigate and sack Mrs Pauline Adobea Dadzawa, one of the Commissioners of the Electoral Commission for “incompetence” and “misbehaviour” as far as her...
Three top officers of the Electoral Commission (EC) who were suspended by the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) on the instructions of sacked EC Boss, Charlotte Osei have been asked to return to work. In July 2017, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, a deputy Commissioner in charge of Corporate Services together...
The gloomy clouds of corruption, hopelessness and hardship that took over the skies of Ghana in 2016 are getting even darker under the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, Manasseh Azure Awuni has observed. According to the outspoken award winning investigative journalist, just like many concerned Ghanaians,...
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 leadership of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) has joined other labour unions to kick against the proposed extra 1% levy on Value Added Tax for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Government is seeking to increase the 2.5% NHIS levy on VAT to 3.5%, which is set...
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