Akufo-Addo dismisses EC boss, deputies over incompetence

Electoral Commission boss, Charlotte Osei and her two deputies have been relieved of their positions by the president over “stated misbehaviour and incompetence.” Information Minister, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid in a statement Thursday said the dismissal of the three top electoral officers was contained in a recommendation made by a committee set up to probe problems at […]

No one will legalise homosexuality – Gov’t clarifies position

After coming under fire over the President’s homosexuality comment on Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV, the government says it has no intention to legalise same-sex relationship. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid disclosed on Monday homosexuality continues to be unacceptable because there is no “cultural orientation” that supports it. Although he admitted a society’s culture could change to […]

Relax, everybody will get his share – Hamid to NPP youth

Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid has implored the youth of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to exercise restraint in their demand for jobs. He said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is doing his best to ensure that everyone in the party gets a fair “share of the national cake.” Speaking to an Accra-based radio station […]

7 confirmed dead, 135 injured after Atomic Junction gas explosion

The Information Ministry has confirmed at least seven persons lost their lives and 135 others were critically injured after last night’s gas explosion at Atomic junction near Madina in Accra. In a statement Sunday, Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid said out of the total number of people who were injured, 64 have been discharged with 68 […]

Akufo-Addo to meet Ivorian officials over ‘sweet’ ITLOS ruling

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to meet Ivorian officials in Accra over the maritime ruling by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). The meeting this week will afford the two countries the opportunity to map out a strategy to implement the judgement delivered by the Special Chamber. Information Minister, […]