I’m “shocked” over Danquah’s death - Mahama

John Mahama Speaks President John Dramani Mahama has joined Ghanaians to mourn with the family of the opposition Member of Parliament who was murdered in cold blood during the wee hours of Tuesday.

Expect improved economy in my 2nd term : Prez Mahama assures

President Mahama inspecting facilities at the school's library. Those with him include Baffour Kweku Arko, (right), the Chief of Kwaoboah Nyanoa, and some government functionaries.  President John Mahama has stated that the economy will become better and impact positively on the fortunes and living standards of Ghanaians, after he has been given a second term.


Stephen Kwabena Attuh This piece would focus on a litany of issues. As a writer, I would seek to bring the perspective on the issues I would raise based on facts and figures where appropriate for the appreciation of all of you.


 A hailstorm of controversy is set to engulf the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party following the discovery of a grisly autopsy report that has brought to light for the first time, the gruesome circumstances under which one Obaa Yaa Nkansah Dwamena, a former wife of NPP flagbearer, Nana Akufo Addo met her untimely death.


 President John Dramani Mahama made a pact with the sovereign people of Ghana in 2012 to deliver on their mandate in a manner that will change lives and transform our dear nation, Ghana.

Achievements of the “Incompetent” President

Mensah Dekportor, the writer Dr. Bawumia and a host of NPP officials have recently resorted to negative and insulting language in their references to President Mahama as their main political message to Ghanaians going into election 2016.

Ransford Tetteh Okai, Former Security Aide to Akuffo Addo writes:

 "Although I empathize with the suspended leaders of our party, I would not hesitate blaming some of them for what we seeing especially Sammy Crabbe and Mr Ayikoi Out. I used to be one of the close security operatives working at the office and residence of Nana Addo and went through a lot as a close security confidant of the man and later as one in charge of his travels. This open hatred for some particular ethnic groups started showing up years ago and some of us had to defy all odds to fight against such negatives.

NDC UK & Ireland Chapter Inaugurates More Branches In London

 The growing number of NDC members in London has necessitated the opening of more branches. The Chapter Executives supervised peaceful elections to elect officers to steer the affairs of the party in the northern and southern parts of London.

‘I don't think Osafo Maafo's comment was tribalistic’ – Akufo-Addo

 The 2016 flagbearer of the main opposition New Patriotic Party Nana Akufo-Addo has said he did not “understand” the recent controversial comments made by former finance minister Yaw Osafo Maafo to be tribalistic.

Tension mounts at Dumso as irate youth kill 80 cattle

 Tension is heightening at Dumso, a community near Kintampo in the Bono Ahafo region, after some agitated youth killed about 80 cattle owned Fulani herdsmen.

Government to meet with Togolese authorities over Bunkpurugu refugees

Information available to Joy News indicate that the Government of Ghana is scheduled to meet with authorities in Togo to arrange the return of some Bunkpurugu natives seeking refuge in Togo.

Killer of Abuakwa North MP, JB Danquah-Adu confesses

 The man arrested by the police in connection with the killing of the Abuakwa North MP, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, has reportedly confessed to committing the crime.

Old Tafo: Muslim leader condemns violence

 The Chief of the Zongo Community of Kumasi Old Tafo, Alhaji Seidu Chibsah has condemned clashes between some Muslim youth and supporters of traditional leaders in the area on Wednesday.

Parliament approves withdrawal of 1% interest tax

Parliament2016 Of Ghana Parliament on Wednesday February 6, 2016, approved the Income Tax Amendment Bill. The new Act, when signed by the President into law, will remove a recently imposed 1 percent tax on interests earned by investors, and also cut withholding tax from 15 percent to 7.5 percent.

Police put GH¢10,000 bounty on heads of JB’s killers

Jb Danquah2 The Police Administration is offering GH¢10,000 to anyone with information leading to the arrest of Tuesday’s killers of the MP for Abuakwa North, J. B. Danquah-Adu.

I’ll kill if my underage daughter is married off – Mahama

John Mahama UNGA President John Mahama has expressed concerns over the growing culture of child marriages in Ghana.

Museveni: Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe have the ugliest opposition leaders in Africa.

Danquah’s death: 3 granted bail

Danquah Suspects The Greater Accra Police command has granted bail to three of the five suspects arrested in connection with the murder of the Abuakwa North MP Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu.

No need for MP’s to own guns – Asiedu Nketia

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah NDC The unfortunate death of the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu has become a great worry to Ghanaians mainly politicians.

Afriwave deal: IMANI fraud claims ‘misleading’ – NCA

Nca3 The National Communications Authority (NCA) says it has noted with “dismay” some “misleading” information making the rounds in the media regarding a contract awarded to Afriwave Telecom for the provision of ICT services (including monitoring of international traffic and revenue assurance).

Gov’t wants national debate on MPs’ security

IGP Agalga The Interior Ministry is proposing a national debate on calls for MPs to be provided with security following the stabbing to death of Abuakwa North MP, J.B. Danquah-Adu.

Driver of murdered Abuakwa North MP picked up

Police In Mp's Home1 The Driver of murdered Abuakwa North MP, Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu, has been arrested by Police in Accra.

I’m not in Ghana to preach extremism – Bilal Philips (audio)

Sheik Bilal Philips An Islamic Scholar, Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips has explained that he was in Ghana to meet with Muslim leaders to promote education among especially Muslim youth and not to preach extremism as being speculated by a section of the media.

Temporary halt of gas supply from FPSO due to fault

Temporary halt of gas supply from FPSO due to fault The FPSO Kwame Nkrumah, the offshore production platform moored at the Jubilee Fields, has cut the supply of gas to the onshore gas processing plant, owing to a leakage detected in one of its components.

$2 billion needed for 100% water coverage – Ghana Water

Head of Corporate Communications at the Ghana Water Company, Stanley Martey The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) says it will require some 2-billion dollar capital injection to achieve 100% water coverage for all Ghanaians by the year 2025. This amount is required to successfully undertake and complete some 20 major planned projects across the country to facilitate water distribution and access.

Parliament adjourns sitting to mourn murdered MP

parliament Parliament was on Tuesday forced to adjourn sittings following the murder of the Member of Parliament for the Abuakwa North Constituency, J.B Danquah. Citi News Richard Dela Sky reported that “the house adjourned prematurely” after the Minority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu moved the motion for the adjournment in honor of their colleague. 

JB Danquah’s death was contract killing – Atta Akyea

Atta Akyea The Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South, Samuel Atta Akyea, has described the death of his colleague, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu as contract killing. According to him, the circumstances surrounding the Tuesday dawn killing points to the fact that it was executed by individuals with ill-intent. 

Ghana’s economy has made a turnaround – Terkper

 Finance Minister Seth Terkper says Ghana’s economy has made a turnaround, commencing a movement from its challenging times.

Ghana needs a social media security strategy – Irbard

Irbard Ibrahim Expert Security expert and Islamic scholar Irbard Ibrahim has said Ghana should be adopting a security strategy to monitor the use of social media if it desires to take action against recruitment of its citizens by terror organisations.

We can’t give MPs police protection – Sowatey

Police  Heavy A security expert, Mr Emmanuel Sowatey, has rejected suggestions of providing personal police protection for parliamentarians in the country.