Court clears Zanetor Rawlings
An Accra High Court has thrown out the suit by some members of the NDC in Klottey Korle Constituency seeking to get rid of the party's elected parliamentary aspirant Dr. Zanetor Rawlings. In the ruling of the court, presiding Judge Justice Patience Mills Tetteh said the plaintiffs did not demonstrate in anyway their rights which had been violated or will be violated.
21 MPs sued for absenteeism
Twenty-one Members of Parliament have been sued by Odekro, an advocacy group, for consistently absenting themselves from the floor of Parliament. The group had earlier petitioned the Speaker of Parliament complaining about the consistent absenteeism of 125 MPs from parliament.
First Lady not owner of DKM – BoG
Head of Banking Supervision at the Bank of Ghana in charge of Non- Banking Institutions, Raymond Amanfo says there is no registration document with the Bank of Ghana relating the First Lady, Lordina Mahama to the embattled microfinance company DKM Microfinance. Responding to a question from some of the participants on whether the first lady is a shareholder of the embattled microfinance company, Mr. Amanafo categorically denied the assertions saying no registration document with the bank of Ghana suggesting any links between the first lady and DKM Microfinance company.
Ghana, two others named in CIES age cheating report
Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon continue to remain underachievers due to endemic age cheating, a CIES report has stated.In its January 2016 report, the Swiss-based Football Observatory cast doubt on the declared ages of African footballers which it claims is responsible for the untapped potential of African teams in senior football. Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon are listed as having fielded the youngest players among 50 sampled A national teams in 2015 – 24.7, 25.1 and 25.3 years respectively.