Article 123(3) states that: "There shall be no impediments to the establishment of private press or media; and in particular, there shall be no law requiring any person to obtain a license as a prerequisite to the establishment or operation of a newspaper, journal or other media for mass communication or information. "
The founder of Ghana’s first private radio station, Dr. Charles Wereko-Brobby, says the National Communication Authority (NCA), has breached the 1992 Constitution for taking nine TV channels off-air.
The NCA has explained that it took off the channels for breaching its regulations. But Dr. Wereko-Brobby in an interview on the Citi Breakfast Show argued that the NCA’s move is against Article 163 of the 1992 constitution.
A former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Joseph Nii Ayikoi Otoo, has said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) did not breach any law by inviting the three former South African police officers into the country to train the security detail of Nana Akufo Addo and Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia.
“Here is not Voters Region, But Volta region,”
Some aggrieved workers of struggling Volta Star Textiles Limited recently staged a protest when President John Dramani Mahama visited the Volta region to inspect the Eastern Corridor road.
The workers held placards with inscriptions such as “Here is not Voters Region, But Volta region,” “When will Volta Star Textile Workers Be Paid, Mr. President,” and “Is Tongu not part of Ghana as you claim. Mr. President, why is it so,” among others.
Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, has described as needless the controversy that surrounded the invitation of the three South African ex-servicemen to the country by the opposition New Patriotic Party.
According to her, there is nothing unusual about a party seeking to improve its internal security.
National Chairman of the Peoples National Convention (PNC) Bernard Ambataayela Mornah is lacing his boots to unseat the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Nadowli/Kaleo Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin.
Some decisions of President John Mahama and his government are violating the rights of Ghanaians, according to Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings.
The former First Lady argued Mahama and his appointees are deceiving Ghanaians with the mantra – Transforming Lives – ahead of the 2016 elections while looting the coffers of the state.
Source: classfmonline. com - Bad leadership offered by President John Mahama and his administration has rendered Ghana poor, flagbearer of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo, has said.
“God did not put us on this rich land for us to be poor. It is bad leadership that is making us poor.
“We need a new government, which will transform our economy and set us on the road to progress and prosperity.
Source: starrfmonline. com - President John Mahama has urged residents of the Volta region to dismiss claims that his government has abandoned the region by way of development.
According to him, the Volta region is the area he has visited the most, as President of the country.
Source: starrfmonline. com - The New Patriotic Party in the Brong Ahafo region is targeting 20 seats out of 29 in the November 7 polls.
This was revealed during the handing over of eight motorbikes and desktop computers to eight orphan constituencies in the region.
By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
Garden City, New York
March 20, 2016
The crocodile tears that some of the key operatives of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been pretending to be shedding for Mr. Jake Otanka Obetsebi-Lamptey, 70, whose passing at a London hospital was announced early Sunday morning, is rather pathetic (See “Jake’s Death Left Us Heart Broken – NDC” Modernghana.com 3/20/16).