Governance

Dampare’s Appointment: Business Tycoon (Alhaji Pounds) Praises Akuffo-Addo

A renowned business tycoon in Kumasi Alhaji Abdul Dramani Mahama has commended President Akuffo-Addo for appointing Dr. George Akuffo Dampare as the Ag Inspector General of Police (IGP). He remarked that Dr. Dampare is the perfect reflection of the interest of the citizenry owing to his excellent track record scored within the police service. Alhaji

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Governance

KMA Incurs GHs 54 million Debt, 4 Contractors Take Assembly To Court

Four construction firms have instituted court action against Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly over unpaid contract sums. They are; Confirm Company Limited, Webgold Co. LTD, Freko Company LTD and Grace and Mercies Enterprise. The assembly according to report of authority committee also has an outstanding debt of GH 54 million, recorded as of April 2021. Mofax Corporate

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Governance

KMA Committee Recommends 6 Projects For Execution Under IMIF

Authorities of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly have recommended six projects for execution under the International Municipal Investment Fund (IMIF). They are; Multi-storey car park (2500 capacity) at the Central market Re-development of Krofrom market Provision of BRT infrastructure Construction of Kumasi City Hall Complex with mixed use facilities Housing project at Dakwadwo /Manhyia Establishment of an

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Governance

Appoint Non-partisan Body To Champion Anti Galamsey Operations- Nana Addo Told

By Philip Antoh A sympathiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Marrer Ghana Limited and Susagtad Boat Building, Mr Novihoho Afaglo has admonished Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to appoint an independent and non partisan body to spearhead the anti Galamsey operations in the country. According to him,

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Governance

Asokore Mampong; Assembly Members Receive Refresher Training On Proposal Writing

Assembly members of Asokore Mampong Municipality have received a refresher training on proposal writing. It was an initiative of officials of the European Union funded project; No Business as Usual (NBU), aimed at enhancing their capacity to be able to write winning proposals and seek donor support for development. The primary focus of the training

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Governance

“They Are These People, Consider Them First”- KMA Boss Boldly Tells Military

Kumasi City Mayor Hon Osei Assibey Antwi has coughed out a laudable recommendation to authorities in charge of Ghana Military. He has suggested that when it comes to recruitment of persons into the military, authorities responsible should foremost give consideration to students who during their tenure in school were part of the Cadet Core before

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Governance

Kumasi City Mayor Flies To Abuja, Engages ECOWAS Officials In A 2-Day Meeting

Kumasi City Mayor Hon Osei Assibey Antwi has flown out of the country to Abuja, Republic of Nigeria. The move is a response to an official invitation which was extended to him on 9th March 2021 to partake in a consultative meeting of Decentralized Stakeholders (State Governors, Chairperson of District Council, Mayors of City) on

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Governance

Anti-Redevelopment Protest In Kumasi; A Clear Sabotage Against City Mayor And NPP Gov’t

The blatant refusal on the part of scores of traders plying their commercial activities within the Central market enclave of Kumasi Metro’s CBD to relocate so as to pave way for the phase 2 of Kejetia-Central Market redevelopment is a clear sabotage against the efforts of government, www.leakynews.net has observed. Contractors are presently 42% through

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Governance

Conflict Resolution In Ghana; NBU Charges Up Assembly Members Of Asokore Mampong

A capacity building event on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) organised by executives of the No Business As Usual (NBU) Project has triggered a call for a nationwide training of all assembly members on the subject. Premised on how a number of assembly members are not privy to the technical and practical know-how vis-à-vis resolving of

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Governance

Metro Fm’s Ace Journalist (Baffour Awuah) Files Nomination For Counsel of State Position

Broadcast journalist for a Kumasi based radio station Metro Fm Mr. Baffour Awuah Justice has officially submitted his nomination form for his election onto the Council of State. The submission was done on Thursday at the Ashanti Regional office of the Electoral Commission, an expression of his preparedness to contest in the upcoming elections which

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