POLITICS

Polythene wrapped banku: A more deadly substitute for cigarettes?

  A report shared by a Facebook user claims that eating banku, local fermented corn and cassava based food wrapped in polythene, is equivalent to smoking 135 sticks of cigarettes. Initial investigations reveal that this claim has been seen making its rounds online. With this re-circulation, the discussion has picked …

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SC Zamalek crash out of Caf Champions League

  Egyptian giants SC Zamalek have crashed out of the Caf Champions League less than five months after being defeated in 2020 final. The Cairene heavyweights downed Senegal’s FC Teungueth 4-1 in their final group fixture on Saturday and appeared to be taking a giant step towards the knockout stages. …

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Why Haruna Iddrisu rejected Speaker for 8th Parliament position

  It has emerged that some Minority (NDC) MPs led by Mohammed-Mubarak Muntaka and Mahama Ayariga lured and encouraged Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu to contest for the position of Speaker of Parliament. “A group of NDC MPs led by the honourable Mahama Ayariga, some of our colleagues, and my able Whip, the honourable Muntaka …

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I don’t need to make any demands to gel with Akufo-Addo – Mahama

  The Office of Former President John Dramani Mahama has dismissed recent reports captured in the Daily Guide newspaper that he is making certain demands before jibing with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. In its Wednesday, April 7 edition, the newspaper reported that the former president is demanding the return of a bauxite …

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School children without classrooms left stranded

The projects were completed almost a year ago, but the pupils and students are yet to benefit from them, as they have been denied access to the classrooms. The situation is being blamed on the inability of officials to take over the school blocks from the contractor due to the …

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Mahama Wants Ibrahim Bauxite Back

It is turning out that one of the main reasons why former President John Dramani Mahama does not appear to ‘gel’ with President Akufo-Addo and his administration is because of the bauxite concession that the NPP government took from the NDC leader’s brother, Ibrahim Mahama, in 2017. There are unconfirmed …

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It’s absurd to get PhD in four months – Ransford Gyampo

Prof Ransford Edward Yaw Gyampo, a Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana has said it is an absurdity for any individual to acquire a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master and a Bachelor’s Degree in four months. He said anybody who will make such an assumption is making such …

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Alban Bagbin storms hometown to a massive crowd

The Speaker of the 8th Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Bagbin arrived in his home region, Upper West Region, today, to a rousing welcome. This is the Speaker’s first visit to his hometown after his historic election as the Speaker of Parliament on January 7, 2021. On his arrival, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana …

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FIFA bans Chad from football activities for life – DETAILS

Global football governing body, FIFA has banned Chad from football until further notice. The decision was taken by the Bureau of the Fifa Council on Wednesday and takes effect immediately. Note that in December 2020, Fifa had rejected a request from the country’s ministry of sports to dissolve the Chadian Football Federation. …

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Koforidua: Class 4 pupil from School crashed to death

A 10-year-old class four (4) pupil Osei Owusu Kuffuor has been knocked down to death by a vehicle at Koforidua -Oyoko in the Eastern Region while returning home from school. The incident occurred at about 2:00pm Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Information gathered indicate that the victim was knocked down by …

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GES apologises over SHS 3 reopening postponement

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has apologised to all stakeholders for the late communication of the postponement of reopening of senior high schools for final year students. The Service announced its decision to postpone reopening on Tuesday, April 6, same day the Form 3 students were supposed to report school. …

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Amewu’s powerful side chick unveiled

  Some digging by Whatsup News has uncovered a string of controversial dealings of Angela List, the powerful woman at the centre of the reported adulterous affair with John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Railways.  Mrs. List whose husband Paul Edward List had confronted Peter Amewu for virtually snatching his wife, …

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