Monthly Archives: September 2016

In bizarre twist, EC accepts PPP’s GH¢50,000 filing fee

Nii Allotey Brew Hammond

by: michael eli dokosi / It was a curious affair at the Electoral Commission Headquarters in Accra when the chairman of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) filed the nomination papers of its presidential candidate, Paa Kwesi Ndoum on deadline date today but curiously added the GH¢50,000 charged fee they disputed leading to a suit they filed at the Accra High ...

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Hajia4real: I am no attention seeker


by: michael eli dokosi / “I don’t think I’m trying so hard to be famous. I just do me and people love it and they follow me but I don’t try so hard to be famous. I’m just living my life and being me.” The above, is the statement of pretty face and social media influencer Hajia4real who is keen ...

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US builds $50m drone deploying military air base in Niger


The US is investing at least $50m in a military air base in Niger that will be capable of deploying drones. The US already has a presence in the capital Niamey, where it shares an airbase with France’s anti-Islamist force, Operation Barkhane. MQ-9 Reaper drones are stationed there. But the new facility, in the central city of Agadez, will give Washington ...

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Saudi Arabia worried about 9/11 lawsuits bill in U.S


Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry has said it is a matter of “great concern” that 9/11 relatives in the US may be able to sue the kingdom for damages. On Wednesday the US Congress voted for a law allowing families of nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks to sue. In doing so they overrode a veto by President Barack Obama, ...

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Not all 93,000 claims by 63,000 aggrieved DKM depositors valid


by: michael eli dokosi / Not all the 93,000 claims by 63,000 aggrieved DKM Microfinance Ltd customers is valid according to the Acting Registrar General. “We realize that the value of the claims was about GH¢120 million, but when we did [an audit], we had a claim of GH¢540 million and that is huge so we suspect that people have ...

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Akua Donkor: I shall unveil my female vice at manifesto launch

Presidential Candidate of the  Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Akua Donkor

by: michael eli dokosi / With the Convention People’s Party’s presidential candidate, Ivor Kobina Greentsreet naming 72-year old retired diplomat, Nana Gabby Nsiah Nketiah as his running mate, the founder and presidential candidate of the of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Akua Donkor, who was at the Electoral Commission’s (EC) head office was queried by media men about who could ...

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EC Communication Head: Court injunction threatens 2016 polls

EC Chair, Madam Osei

by: michael eli dokosi / The Progressive People’s Party’s (PPP) effort at placing an injunction on the receipt of nomination papers by the Electoral Commission could delay the electoral plans of the commission for the 2016 polls according to Mr. Dzakpasu. Mr. Eric Dzakpasu who is the Head of Communications at the EC, observed “the court injunction has serious implications ...

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Preacher: 3 diabolic NPP functionaries to die before Nana Addo becomes president


by: michael eli dokosi / A preacher claims three New Patriotic Party functionaries will die before presidential nominee, Nana Akufo-Addo is sworn in as president come January 2017. Kwadwo Agyekum, Head Pastor of the Emmanuel Temple Church rendered ”three strong stalwarts of the NPP will not witness the reign of Nana Akufo. Mark it on the wall. They are going ...

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Hon. Ken Agyapong funds market but Assin Fosu DCE prevents him from commissioning

Hon. Kennedy Agyepong

by: michael eli dokosi / Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyepong earned the praise of Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, running mate of the New Patriotic Party’s presidential nominee, Nana Akufo-Addo. There was brewing tension at Assin Fosu in the Central Region when a newly built market complex funded by Hon Agyapong from his share of the Common Fund was ...

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