The founder and managing editor of the Al Hajj Newspaper, Alhaji Bature Iddrisu died on the 5th January 2018 at the Korle Bu Teaching hospital after a short illness.
A family member, Amos Blessing Amorse, has disclosed that the family is yet to come out with an official position on the cause of death .Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that, contrary to popular belief, the late Alhaji Bature Iddrisu did not slip and fall in his bathroom.
Former President John Dramani Mahama has said members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are not scared of the Office of the Special Prosecutor despite the threats by some political commentators that the office will jail many appointees of the former government for allegedly indulging in corruption-related activities.
The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Aaron Oquaye, has set up a five-member committee to investigate claims that the Trade Ministry extorted $100,000 from expatriates to allow them to sit close to the President during the Ghana Expatriates Business Awards held in the country.
Monday was the first of January 2018. It was calm and serene. Harmattan had taken a good New Year swipe at us. But I loved the weather. In fact, it is an annual tradition for me to welcome the season. Somehow, it buoys my spirit and bubbles my soul. It invigorates me with reserve energy as we run the last lap to the finish line of the year; you know the “finish hard” impetus.
A Deputy Attorney General and lawmaker for Tempane, Joseph Dindiok Kpemka, has disapproved of the ‘One Corner Dance’ in very strong terms, saying it is a “demonic” invention destructive enough to derail Ghana’s future.
One of the schoolgirls abducted in 2014 by the Islamist group Boko Haram has been rescued, according to a Nigeria military official.