Source: GNA - Awulae Attibrukusu III, the Paramount Chief of Lower Axim Traditional Area, has expressed worry over the blind imitation of western lifestyles by most Ghanaian youth thereby neglecting the rich cultural values of the country.
Source: kaspafmonline.com - Investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has been summoned to appear before the five-member body hearing impeachment petition he filed against 34 judges in Ghana.
Source: myjoyonline.com - A law lecturer says it may be too late for a High Court judge accused of taking bribes to stop the broadcasting of the audio-visual recording of alleged acts of bribery and corruption.
Source: adomonline.com - A brother of late President John Evans Atta Mills has described him as someone who was ‘very healthy’ hence his family was shocked at his unexpected death.
Source: myjoyonline.com - After months of speculations, the country is now officially classified as Highly Indebted Poor Country (HIPC), data from the Bank of Ghana indicate.
New Bank of Ghana data shows that the country’s debt is now about 71 percent of the total value of the economy.
According to World Bank parameters, if a country’s debt-to-GDP ratio crosses the 70% debt mark, the country is classified HIPC.
Source: citifmonline.com - A total of 689 aspirants of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) filed to contest in the November 7 primaries when filing of nominations closed on Thursday.
This excludes figures from the Ashanti Region, which had the closing date extended.
Source: rainbowradio.co.uk - The deputy ranking member of the judicial committee of Ghana’s parliament has condemned the undercover investigations by ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas into corrupt activities by some individuals and institutions in the country.
Hon. Frank Agyen, who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Effiduase Asorkor in the Asante Region, stated that Anas is running the country down with his investigations.
Source: myjoyonline.com - Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has submitted a list of 11 judges who demonstrated that “justice has no price” in a judicial scandal that has shaken public confidence.
Some of these judges were “more than ready to put me behind bars” he said after attempts to bride them failed.
Source: citifmonline.com - The latest twist to the unraveling bribery scandal in the judiciary is that, the lead lawyer for the 14 judges challenging the process, has said Anas Arimeryaw’s video was concocted.
Source: Daily Guide Ghana - Ghana’s weak infrastructural systems, especially in the energy and transportation sectors, coupled with the ineffective public administration structures, undermine efforts to making investment in Ghana a worthwhile venture.
Source: GNA - Oil exploration in the Keta Basin has become unattractive under existing inflexible conditions governing the business in Ghana, an industry expert has said.
Source: myjoyonline.com - After all there is nothing shocking or damning about video footage on bribery scandal involving 34 judges, legal practitioner John Ndebugri has suggested.
He is appalled by how the public and even more “disappointed” by lawyers who have so far commented on the scandal and have passed various damning verdicts.
Source: starrfmonline.com - Former President Jerry Rawlings has waded into the ongoing discussion regarding the corruption expose’ in Ghana’s judiciary by ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, saying the indicted judges were motivated by greed just as some politicians.
Source: kasapafmonline.com - Some three out of the 22 judges being questioned over an evidence of corruption brought against them by Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, have been acquitted and discharged by the five-member committee sitting on the case.
Source: citifmonline.com - A former President of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA), Sam Okudzeto, is insisting that any attempt by journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas to show the videotapes of the judges taking bribes will be unfair.
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