Tsatsu, Bawumia gear up for Round 8 of cross-examination
Lead Counsel for the third respondent in the ongoing Presidential Election Petition will have another bite of the Cherie in Day Eight of his cross examination of the second petitioner on Monday.
Tsatsu Tsikata is expected to subject Dr Mahamudu Bawumia to further scrutiny of pink sheet exhibits and to attack his credibility as a witness in a case in which leaders of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are challenging the 2012 election results declared ...
Challenges have strengthened my faith in God - Mahama
President John Mahama says the challenges that have confronted the initial stages of his administration have strengthened his faith in God.
Mr. Mahama confessed on Sunday May 12, 2013 at the Osu Presbyterian Church in Accra that the he had to seek guidance from his Pastor after his administration got confronted by so many challenges following his swearing in on January 7.
He said through it all, his faith in God has been strength ...
Ashanti NPP chair vows to lead demo over violent killings in Kumasi
The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party Mr. Frederick Fredua Antoh has vowed to lead a massive demonstration against the police following an armed robbery attack which killed his nephew, Sunday.
Prince Opoku Antoh, 30, was gunned down at a popular drinking bar called the Dark City Pub in Kumasi.
He was shot in the head at close range by armed robbers after he refused to hand over his phone and other valuables.
Tsatsu could only put Asiedu Nketia to sleep not incriminate Bawumia - Boabeng Asamoah
Spokesperson for New Patriotic Party's (NPP) legal team, Yaw Boabeng Asamoah has bemoaned the laborious nature of the cross-examination by lead counsel of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Tsatsu Tsikata.
He said throughout Mr. Tsikata’s "boring and time wasting" cross-examination, he was not been able to incriminate Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, key witness of the petitioners in the Presidential Election Petition case.
Supreme Court saved lawyer Amekudze from embarrassment – lawyer
Lawyer Benoni Tony Amekudze should thank his stars and the humanity of the Supreme Court, for saving him from a crushing embarrassment when he appeared in court today with his amicus curia, Lawyer Sampson Lardy Ayenini has suggested.
Mr Amekudze’s application which sought to draw the attention of the court to a violation of the law in the hearing of the presidential election petition was dismissed because it was not properly laid before the ...
Do not ask politicians to share in the poverty of Single Spine-Minority Leader
The Minority Leader Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu has rebuffed calls to migrate Article 71 Office holders onto the Single Spine Salary Structure.
He told Joy News such calls and suggestions are borne out of “anger and frustration” adding the way to go in ensuring equity in remunerations is not to ask politicians to “share in the poverty” of the Single Spine Salary Structure but rather to upgrade all public sector workers onto a h ...
NDC lawyers have nothing more to ask – NPP Legal team
Spokesperson for New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s legal team, Yaw Buabeng Asamoah has said counsel for President John Mahama, Tony Lithur has no more questions to ask and has resorted to delaying the process in court.
Mr. Asamoah said this was the reason why Tony Lithur, Counsel for President John Dramani Mahama in the election petition has been asking the same questions over and over again. He was speaking to Metro TV on Monday after the court ...
Election Petition: Gritty Bawumia grilled by Lithur
Lead counsel for the President John Mahama left it late in Day four of substantive hearing on the election petition to grill a gritty witness in chief for the petitioners who had all day affirmed to the court that duplicated pink sheets were accidentally sent to the respondents as exhibits but that figures in those pink sheets were only entered once in the analysis.
Tony Lithur, who had varied his mode of cross examination, albeit with a “h ...
Dep. Minister criticises NPPs over-reliance on Afari Gyans quote
Deputy Minister for Energy, John Jinapor has criticized what he believes is an over-reliance by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Afari Gyan’s famous quote “the name of the game is evidence”.
In June 2012, the Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan cautioned political parties against denigrating the EC without proof of wrong doing and stated succinctly that “evidence is the name of the game”. ...
When NPP Regains Power Security Agencies Will Rid Themselves Of "Thieves” - Kofi Jumah
Maxwell Kofi Jumah, the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Asokwa Constituency has stated that “institutions of state are gradually failing”, alluding to the allegation of theft of nine kilos of Gold belonging to Hansol Mining Company by security operatives.
The former legislator was not amused by the conduct of the Security Operatives because according to him, the Security agencies have been politicized.
“With the caliber of p ...