There was a spontaneous Jubilation in the Western Regional town of Apremdo after a maize farmer reportedly discovered crude oil in his farm. The townsfolks felt that they are rich already because extraction of the oil will bring more job opportunities for them. According to Joynews, immediately the news came out, government officials were informed to quickly bring machines to inspect the likely oil field.
Despite the country's economic difficulties, there remains a ray of hope for NABCO beneficiaries. According to the Minister of Information, the government plans to transfer NABCO trainees to the YouStart program. In an interview with JoyNews' The Probe, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said that the move is a sustainable method to resolving Ghana's rising unemployment rate.
The Ghana Police Service has indeed been doing a great job ever since the Arise Ghana Demonstration took off yesterday. Pictures and news from various platforms show that one of the demonstrators has been arrested this morning for possessing a pistol. The Arise Ghana Demonstration started yesterday in a very calm manner but getting to the end of the protest, the demonstrators and the Police were seen pelting stones and rubber bullets to each other.
Most Reverend Gabriel Kumordzi, the Bishop of Keta-Akatsi Diocese of the Catholic Church has insisted that the national cathedral project must be completed. Speaking in an interview with Joynews on Monday, June 5, 2022, the Catholic Bishop indicated that the National Cathedral project has already began so it’s necessary that it must be completed.
The popularly known Ghanaian lawyer has recently done the unexpected after he boldly revealed the most honest and truthful President Ghana has ever had. Speaking a recent interview on JoyNews over the most anticipated issue involving the amount of money paid to the incumbent President, Nana Akufi Addo, and other prominent government officials amongst other related issues, Lawyer Martin Kpebu took the opportunity to defend his claims aside revealing the most honest and truthful President Ghana has ever had throughout the years.
Okudzeto Strikes Again: ‘Exposes’ Akufo Addo Gov’t Over Ghc 25.5 Billion Saga; Serious Evidence Drop
The popularly known member of parliament for North Tongu on the ticket of the NDC has recently done the unexpected after exposing the Akufo Addo government again over Ghc 25.5 billion brouhaha. Speaking in a recent interview on JoyNews. Okudzeto Ablakwa was unexpectedly spotted with huge documents and pieces of evidence to reveal that, President Akufo Addo and the finance minister, Ken Ofori Atta presented conflicting accounts In parliament.
News circulating on social media platforms and other media show that a particular bridge along the Cape Coast-Twifo Praso road has broken down or caved in. This year's raining season has been helpful though but it is also destroying a lot of things as well. Ever since the rain started falling several places in the country have been flooded.
Various parties have responded differently to President Akufo-Friday Addo's order to Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to start talks with the IMF about assistance. While some are applauding the government's decision as being the right one, others, primarily members of the opposition National Democratic Congress, are criticizing the administration for taking such a long time to act on something that was long overdue.
According to Joynews, Ghana's Minister of Health Kwaku Agyemang Manu has finally submitted 10 key evidences of financial Loss against NDC's Cassiel Ato Forson. Cassiel Ato Forson was the Deputy minister of finance under the erstwhile John Dramani Mahama and the National Democratic Congress. According to the reports , Kwaku Agyemang Manu is still insisting that there were some financial misappropriation in the procurement and purchase of some Ambulances which looked like olden days cinema vans.
The Head of Financial Stability at the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Joseph France, has cautioned the overall population against connecting their Ghana cards to their financial balances through joins sent using web-based entertainment. As per him, no bank has put it out there that clients can connect their Ghana cards and ledgers from a distance.
John Abdulai Jinapor, the ranking member of the Parliament's Mines and Energy Committee, believes that the Volta River Authority (VRA) should be given control of the Ameri facility. He asserts that, as it has demonstrated in managing a number of other plants across the nation, the VRA is perfectly prepared and capable of taking control of the plant.
The recent circulating news that has raised massive concerns amongst Ghanaians was when the Akufo Addo government was unexpectedly exposed again over another Ghc12.6 million brouhaha. According to a recent report by JoyNews, over Ghc 12 million road construction contract which was assigned to a company owned by close associates of a renowned minister in the Akufo Addo government have still not been constructed after 3 years.
Duncan Amoah, the Executive Secretary of the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers says the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) should go back to what it was set up for. Speaking on Joynews' PM Express Business Edition, news, Mr Amoah stated that BOST has deviated from it's purpose for which it was established on 1993.
The Executive Secretary of the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers, Duncan Amoah has reacted to the hikes in petroleum challenges stating "it's not going to be child's play between now and December." According to Duncan Amoah, the government of Ghana has not put measures in place to avert the worldwide petroleum issues and it is quite surprising that "Ghana is probably heading for the Kumasi road, BOST is headed for Takoradi."
Sometimes, there are allegations of issues of corruption but getting the evidence to validate the claim then becomes an issues. However, Joynews has has gathered necessary information to expose an a Minister in the Akufo-Addo administration that was caught in a conflict of interest in what it termed as "Akufo-Addo Minister Caught in Conflict."
Following the speed with which the Akuffo Addo led government wants to complete the National Cathedral as scheduled by the end of 2024. The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Hon. Samuel Okudzato Ablakwa has asked the president, Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo to slow down as the cost involved will drain the nation drastically.
The Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, Togbe Afede XIV, has responded to the recent comments by Paul Adom-Otchery on ex-gratia. According to Togbe Afede, the claims by Paul Adom-Otchere (Host of Good Evening Ghana), on the number of times he (Togbe Afede), attended meetings, as a member of the Council of State, are not true".
Togbe Afede stated that the claims are untrue. He explained that during his time as a Council of State member, he was ‘one of the active participants’ in the Council’s meetings. A former member of the Council of State, Togbe Afede XIV, has expressed his disappointment with the comments of Good Evening Ghana host, Paul Adom-Otchere, on his conduct as a member of the Council.
According to the Ranking Member of Parliament's Foreign Committee, the government's construction method of the National Cathedral is doubtful. "The whole arrangement, the whole structure is just profoundly buried in illegality and lack of forthrightness," Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa says. The North Tongu MP remarked on JoyNews' The Probe that the Akufo-Addo administration initially declared the initiative to be a private and personal vow, but that public funds are now being diverted to support the work.
Anderlecht midfielder Majeed Ashimeru has unveiled that he 'won't turn down the chance of playing for the senior public group of Ghana, the Black Stars. The 24-year-old, who had a great 2021/22 season in Belgium, was not named mentor Otto Addo's crew for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and the four-country competition called 2022 Kirin Cup.