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NPP executives suspended over Obuor’s parliamentary bid


About 39 polling station executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asante Akyem South constituency of the Ashanti region have been suspended indefinitely, for supporting former President of the Musician Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kuffour, popularly known as Obour. Their crime, according to reports, was honouring the

Ablakwa, others’ indebtedness of ¢1.5m to MMT crippling company – PRO

Some Members of Parliament, including North Tongu MP, have been accused of crippling Metro Mass Transport company, a state-owned transport company. George Krobea, Public Relations Officer of the company, told Joy News’ Kwesi Parker-Wilson, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa and other MPs including  Zebilla MP, Cletus Avoke, owe the company ¢1.5m. According to Mr. Krobea, the debt which has

GJA condemns ‘barbaric’ NDC secretary’s attack on Adom TV reporter

GJA President, Affail Monney 1

The Ghana Journalists Association has condemned an attack on Adom TV correspondent in the Oti region during the parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Saturday. Kwame Owusu Obrempongba was attacked by the party’s Nkwanta South Constituency Secretary, Prince Succeed Fiagadzi for capturing a fracas between two candidates on camera at

Some new NDC faces ready for 2020


The 2019 National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary primaries are over and we have fresh faces set to face-off against notably, the governing New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) line-up of aspiring MPs for the 2020 general elections. has been providing comprehensive coverage of the primaries and here are some new candidates who have emerged winners. Felix Kwakye

NDC Primaries: No room for unfair advantage – elections director

The Elections Director of the opposition NDC has refuted claims that there may be an unfair advantage for some aspirants ahead of Saturday’s parliamentary primaries. Elvis Afriyie Ankrah told Joy FM’s Top Story Friday that the party has taken steps to ensure that the conduct of the elections; before, during and

See me next week – Special Prosecutor tells suspended PPA CEO

Martin Amidu is the Special Prosecutor

Suspended Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority is expected to meet the Office of Special Prosecutor next week. JoyNews has learnt, the meeting is set for August 29, 2019. The meeting follows the President’s referral of the troubled CEO to the Special Prosecutor after investigative work by award-winning journalist, Manasseh Azure

Full video: How Manasseh busted PPA boss’ company ‘selling’ gov’t contracts

PPA boss

Investigations by freelance journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni, has revealed that Talent Discovery Limited (TDL), a company incorporated in June 2017, has won a number of government contracts through restrictive tendering. Manasseh Azure Awuni has also confirmed that the company was engaged in selling contracts. Undercover encounters with the General Manager of

Gov’t says 611,397 new jobs created between 2017 and 2018

The government says some 611,397 new jobs were created in the formal sector between 2017 and 2019. Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, said Thursday, August 15, 2019, at a press conference that 343,458 new jobs were created by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) during the period under review. “in addition

EC resumes replacement of voter ID cards

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana will resume replacing lost voter ID cards nationwide on August 8, 2019. According to a press release signed by the Chairperson of the EC, Mrs Jean Mensa, the replacement of the cards were suspended to enable the Commission to concentrate on the 2019 Limited Voters

Akufo-Addo presents seed capital to 10 start-up entrepreneurs

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has launched the second season of the Presidential Pitch initiative, an entrepreneurship competition for persons between the ages of 18 and 35 years. Presenting cash awards, ranging from GH¢25,000 to GH¢60,000 to the contestants, the President explained that these awards are grants, and not loans, and represent the