Author Archives: larryehu

Belgium to take in Gbagbo

Belgium has agreed to take in former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following his acquittal at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Saturday, February 2 according to reports. “In response to a request from the International Criminal Court, Belgium has agreed to take in Laurent Gbagbo,” said spokesman Karl Lagatie, who added that he did not know if ...

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Central African Republic seal peace deal with armed groups

The Central African Republic and 14 armed groups reached a peace deal during talks in Khartoum on Saturday, the United Nations said. The talks started on Jan. 24, the U.N. Mission in the Central African Republic said on Twitter. The Central African Republic has been in chaos since 2013 when mainly Muslim Seleka rebels ousted the president, provoking a backlash ...

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Head of National Security speaks on botched Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election

Ghana’s National Security plays a critical role in the livelihood of the nation, specifically securing Ghanaians from various threats both domestically and abroad. Election season is no different. In fact, the agency’s awareness only heightens, explained Bryan Acheampong, the Minister of State in charge of National Security. Acheampong told Joy News’ Newsfile host Samson Lardy on Saturday that the National ...

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US deportation claims baseless – Govt

The Foreign Affairs ministry has described as baseless claims by the United States government that Ghana has refused to cooperate in the deportation of some 7000 Ghanaians from the state. The US in a statement Friday announced visa sanctions for some category of applicants to their country over what they say is in adequate Ghana support in the deportations. “Beginning ...

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Nana B apologises over studio assault on Sammy Gyamfi

The National Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party Henry Nana Boakye popularly known as Nana B has apologised for his assault on the National Communications Director of the National Democratic Congress Sammy Gyamfi. Nana B was seen slapping the outspoken NDC communicator in the studio of Asempa fm, in a video gone viral. The NDC youth wing has ...

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I didn’t cause Ayawaso violence; I’ll sue Hadzide for fabricating lies against me – Sam George

Assaulted Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George wants the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to be truthful in disseminating information on the circumstances that led to the disturbances during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election. Government officials including National Security Minister and Deputy Information Minister have said that Sam George was at the center of the incident that triggered ...

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CSOs quiet under Akufo-Addo – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has questioned the selective conduct of some civil society organisations in the country, especially on issues of national importance. He noted that some civil society organisations have developed a cold attitude for commenting on many important national issues including human rights, since the inception of the Akufo-Addo government even though they were very vocal during ...

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Punish Ayawaso masked men – CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice has waded into the chaos that heralded the Ayawaso by-election on Thursday calling on the Inspector General of Police to take steps to punish the masked individuals who inflicted mayhem on voters. The violence at the polls led to the withdrawal of the main opposition NDC from the contest. “The Commission received ...

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I’m sorry but ‘junior bro’ Sammy Gyamfi must show ‘respect’ – Nana B

The National Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Henry Nana Boakye (Nana B) has apologised to the listeners of Accra-based Asempa FM and Ghanaians in general, for an altercation that occurred between him and the National Communication Officer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Friday, 1 February 2019. A video has gone viral ...

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No security officer at Ayawaso West Wuogon was armed – EC dissociates from violence

The Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) has rejected allegations that the by-election at Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency was marred by violence. The EC particularly took exception to a report by the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) that voters were intimidated by security officers. No official explanation has yet been given to the 19.83 per cent voter turnout aside the withdrawal ...

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