TERKPER EYES DIASPORA BONDS
The Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has strongly indicated that the government is seriously considering issuing Diaspora bonds to raise cheaper funds in a bid to tap into the wealth of Ghanaian emigrants after the country’s first domestic dollar bond issued recently was deemed a success.
POLITICIANS OVER RANCHING LAW
Politicians have promised time without number since 2012, to expedite action on the passage of the proposed ranching law to regulate the activities of foreign herdsmen and protect local peasant farmers.
WE CAN’T REMAIN ON THE FRINGES OF OIL INDUSTRY – JANTUAH
The country and its citizens cannot remain on the fringes of the oil and gas industry, feeding off the crumbs of the big international players, in the form of unskilled labour, security, hotel accommodation, and catering, among other peripheral jobs, Kwame Jantuah, CEO of the African Energy Consortium has said.
I’M NOT SUPERMAN TO CHANGE VOTES – SAYS EC BOSS; DECLARES 15.8M VOTERS
The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission has dismissed claims that she is working to rig the polls for a particular party in the December elections, saying that she would need a ‘superman powers’ to do that.
CID GRILLS OWUSU BEMPAH
Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, head pastor of the Glorious Word Ministry International, was yesterday subjected to three hours of grilling by operatives of the Criminal Investigation Department in connection with a prophecy he made regarding a plot to assassinate the presidential candidate of NPP, Nana Akufo-Addo.
PARLIAMENT APPROVES MONTIE MP
Parliament has finally approved the nomination of the deputy minister-designate of Local Government and Rural Development, John Oti Bless.