George Weah wins Liberia election run-off by 61.5%

AC Milan footballer legend, George Weah has won the Tuesday’s election runoff to become Liberia’s president-elect. Results released by the country’s National Elections Commission (NEC), representing 98.1% of ballots counted, showed Mr Weah ahead of Vice President Joseph Boakai. The Ballon d’Or winner George Weah, 51, won 61.5% of the vote, while his opponent Mr Boakai, 73, […]

Corruption rumors won’t distract me – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says his government will not be distracted by corruption allegations leveled against his appointees. He said most of these claims were concocted by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to defame his government. But his government will continue with its good works despite the spurious allegations, he said during a […]

Budget preparation for Ministry to cost ¢2m, reporting ¢500k

The Special Development Initiative Ministry under the Office of the President has budgeted ¢2 million for its budget preparation and ¢500,000 for budget reporting. The jaw-dropping figures are contained in the Finance Ministry’s 2018 budgetary allocation to the Ministry. Special Development Initiative Minister Hawa Koomson has defended the figures including the ¢800,000 budgeted for the creation of a […]

Church robbed as Achimota Mile 7 residents urge high police presence

Residents of Achimota Mile 7 in Accra have called for police protection after a string of robbery attacks in the area for the past weeks. They say their lives are threatened by the incessant operations of armed groups in the community. Their call came two days after two vehicles were snatched, equipment of Rhema Gospel […]