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Special Prosecutor will end witch hunting allegations – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says his government is determined to establish the Office of the Special Prosecutor because it will significantly boost government’s capacity to fight corruption. He said the proposed anti-graft institution will be independent and will not discriminate in the prosecution of persons involved in corrupt practices. Speaking to Ghanaian residents in Zambia on Tuesday, the President said drafters of the bill which is yet to reach Parliament have ensured that the Special Prosecutor remains truly independent. “When people are prosecuted, it is no longer witch hunting. It is not Akufo-Addo who is against his opponents…it will be...

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M.anifest on a trade mission in SA

Ghanaian rapper M.anifest, was in South Africa about four days ago on a trade mission as the Cultural Ambassador for the Ghana-South Africa Business Chamber. Cape Times’ Shingai Darangwa wrote this about him: Ghanaian hip hop has seen an upsurge in the emergence of young talent over the past few years. Their industry is fast becoming one of the most prominent hip hop industries on the continent. At the forefront of its industry are M.anifest, an artist who the UK’s Guardian newspaper labelled, “the foremost rapper on the continent” and his rival Sarkodie. As part of his commitment as a cultural...

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Give value for money – Energy Minister charges new Audit Committee

Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko has charged the new Audit Committee for the energy ministry to commit itself to giving value for money as it commences its work. As part of fulfillment of provisions of Section 86 of the Public Financial Management Act 2016 (Act 921), the Minister on Friday, June 2, 2017 inaugurated a five member committee. The committee’s mandate is among others mandated to ensure that the ministry complies with all audit long procedures and duly follow recommendations on Auditor General’s reports. Speaking at a short ceremony at the ministry, Mr. Agyarko was also confident the committee will...

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In-form Hearts defender Vincent Atinga targets best defender award

Hearts of Oak defender Vincent Atinga has set his sights on winning the best defender of the season accolade at the end of the current campaign. The towering guardsman has been one of the most outstanding players for the Phobians in the ongoing Ghana Premier League. The former Ebusua Dwarfs defender, who has scored three goals in all competitions for the premier league giants reiterated his desire to annex this season’s best defender gong. “Yes winning the defender of the season award is my personal target though I want to help my side[ Hearts of Oak] to win the trophy,”...

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