Politics

  • May 22, 2019

    EC can’t...

    The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Jean Mensa has discounted claims that her outfit is capable of rigging an election. “It is not possible to rig the elections, even if my father is running for President,” she said. Jean Mensa’s comments come days after former President and National Democratic...

  • May 22, 2019

    Mahama’s recent...

    The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has accused former President John Mahama of massaging the truth and hiding behind politics to cause more harm in the country. John Dramani Mahama recently expressed concerns over what he describes as the Akufo- Addo administration’s penchant for blaming the previous government for...

  • May 22, 2019

    Tillerson quietly...

    Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct knowledge of the discussion confirmed to CNN. Tillerson traveled to Capitol Hill where...

  • May 22, 2019

    Dredge Masters...

    President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday visited Dredge Masters in Accra to ascertain the progress of a project to dredge the Odaw River. The dredging of the river is expected to give way for the free flow of stormwater to avoid flooding during heavy rains. Hydrological Engineer of Dredge Masters Ltd, Ing.Wise...

  • May 21, 2019

    Nana Addo...

    Former President, John Mahama has accused President Nana Akufo-Addo of falsifying facts and figures on road contracts awarded by his government before he left office. According to the NDC flagbearer, Akufo-Addo abrogated all such contracts and re-awarded them at exorbitant prices; hence he cannot fathom why the President will attack...

  • May 21, 2019

    Newly elected...

    The newly elected executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) of the North East Region have paid a courtesy call on the Overlord of the Mamprugu Traditional Area. This was to show their appreciation to the Nayiri for honouring the party’s invitation to be at the special delegates conference which...

  • May 21, 2019

    Limited voters...

    The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that it will compromise and conduct the limited voter registration exercise in selected difficult areas in addition to its district offices. The exercise, which is to take place between Friday, June 7 and Thursday, June 27 2019, was initially planned to happen only at...

  • May 21, 2019

    Media freedom...

    Former President, John Dramani Mahama believes freedom of the media is under threat under the Akufo-Addo administration because the government has failed to protect the rights and lives of journalists in the country. He said the governing party’s poor handling of the recent incidents including violent attacks and assault on journalists,...

  • May 21, 2019

    ‘Ghanaians feel...

    Former President John Mahama has given his assessment of the country’s security situation, describing it as poor. “My assessment will be based on how Ghanaians feel and in my conversations with ordinary Ghanaians, they feel more insecure today than they did in the past. “There seems to be a spate...

  • May 21, 2019

    We welcome...

    The government has welcomed the latest report by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) which predicts a win for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration in election 2020… The government has welcomed the latest report by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) which predicts a win for the New Patriotic Party (NPP)...

  • May 19, 2019

    Chereponi -President...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on the chiefs and people of Chereponi to bring to an end the conflict and violence that have plagued the town. “The Ghana that we are trying to build does not have space for conflict and violence. The seizure of lands by Konkombas...

  • May 18, 2019

    Agalga responds...

    Former Deputy Minister of Interior, James Agalga, has said it is dishonest for government to suggest that a permit to import a large cache of arms was granted by the previous administration. The Builsa North legislator and Ranking Member of Parliament’s Defence and Interior Committee insists a letter released by...

  • May 17, 2019

    EIU report:...

    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said the conclusion by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in its latest report on Ghana is untenable. The EIU report released on May 13 predicts that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will secure victory in the 2020 election. “Having done an objective and dispassionate...

  • May 17, 2019

    Mac-Manu wants...

    The 2016 campaign manager of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Peter Mac Manu wants the time of closing polls in the country to be changed from 5pm to 2pm. According to him, such a change will allow for more time to count and collate votes. The one-time chair of the...

  • May 16, 2019

    Give us...

    The opposition National Democratic Congress has dismissed predictions by the Economist Intelligence Unit ( EIU) that they will lose to the ruling New Patriotic Party in the 2020 elections. The Report released on May 13 said President Akufo-Addo will beat the NDC candidate former President John Mahama in next year’s...

  • May 16, 2019

    Ghanaians angry...

    Independent presidential candidate, Jacob Osei Yeboah, has said 27 years of multiparty democracy in Ghana through the alternate changing of governments by the NDC and NPP have not helped the county to achieve economic growth. “As a matter of fact, the situation today is much worse than 1979. Comparatively, corruption...

  • May 16, 2019

    EIU predicts...

    The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has predicted re-election victory for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2020. EIU said in a report on Ghana released recently that “Nana Akufo-Addo, the president, and his NPP will see the country’s economic situation generally improve during the remainder of their terms of office. In...

  • May 15, 2019

    ‘Resurgent Mahama...

    The Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Mr. Sam Nartey George has reiterated his belief in a ‘resurgent and more focused’ John Mahama ahead of the 2020 general elections. According to Sam George, the changing circumstances of life, as well as the shortcomings of the Akufo-Addo government, has led to...

  • May 15, 2019

    Afari-Gyan cautions...

    Former head of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has cautioned election observer groups to desist from finding faults during elections. He has urged to election observers to instead collaborate with election management bodies to achieve credible, transparent and peaceful democratic elections. “As far as possible observe the voter registration...

  • May 14, 2019

    It’s not...

    Think tank, IMANI Africa, has said it is not surprising that the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has not made any prosecution since its creation. President of the think tank, Franklin Cudjoe, said despite interventions to deal with the OSP’s hum and logistical resource constraint, the anti-graft body still...

  • May 13, 2019

    Group to...

    Free Media Vanguard, a civil pressure group has given indications that it will embark on a street march in protest of what it says is the attempt by political authority to suppress media freedom in the country. The group says it will first engage the diplomatic community on Tuesday, May...

  • May 13, 2019

    2020 parliamentary...

    New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegates in the Kumbungu Constituency in the Northern Region say they are hopeful the emergence of a new face who has declared his intentions to represent the party in the 2020 general elections will give them victory. The rank and file of NPP supporters in the...

  • May 13, 2019

    NDC demands...

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called for the arrest and prosecution of the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong for allegedly threatening slain investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale. Addressing the media at the NDC headquarters, National Women’s Organiser of the opposition party, Hannah Bissiw, said the action of...

  • May 10, 2019

    Tiwaa Addo-Danquah...

    General Secretary for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has described COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah as unfit for the position of Director General of Criminal Investigative Department. According to him, given the numerous scandals surrounding her since she assumed office and how she has so far executed...

  • May 9, 2019

    Review district...

    Former President, John Dramani Mahama, says the current arrangement put in place by the Electoral Commission (EC) for the limited registration of voters, will disenfranchise many Ghanaians. He, therefore, wants the EC to take a second look at the decision to solely carry out the registration at the commission’s district...

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