Archive for Politics

  • November 24, 2020

    Don’t comment...

    The National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has ordered all officials of the party to refrain from commenting on all the allegations made by the National Democratic Party (NDP). This comes after the NDP at a press conference accused the NDC leadership of exploiting...

  • November 24, 2020

    2020 polls:...

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Hohoe constituency, Professor Margaret Kweku says her closest contender, John Peter Amewu of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will not garner more than 12,000 votes in the upcoming polls. She said she is certain of victory and is in no way threatened by the chances...

  • November 24, 2020

    2020 elections...

    The Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Peter Boamah Otokunor has advised the Director of Elections for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Evans Nimako to be accurate when referencing election Constitutional Instruments (C.I) and Laws. According to him, Mr. Nimako should know better than to reference an...

  • November 24, 2020

    EC has...

    The National Coordinator for the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO), Albert Kofi Arhin says with just two weeks to the general elections, the Electoral Commission has changed how elections are conducted. According to him, the EC has learned from past mistakes and has improved upon its electoral operations. “With...

  • November 24, 2020

    Political scientist...

    Political analyst, Jonathan Asante has said the opposition National Democratic Congress’s (NDC’s) charge to push that the state to collect undeserved monies paid in the Agyapa royalties deal positions them as a nationalistic party. General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, who addressed the press earlier this week said...

  • November 24, 2020

    CPP chides...

    The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has lashed out at the ruling NPP and the opposition NDC for collapsing major industries with their policies and programmes. The CPP said the two parties have failed to provide state protection for the growth and sustainability of industries initiated by the Nkrumah administration. According...

  • November 24, 2020

    Akufo-Addo tours...

    President Akufo-Addo, will from Tuesday, November 22, begin a two-day tour of the Greater Accra Region. The tour will begin with the commissioning of Phase 1 of the Obetsebi Lamptey Interchange at Abossey Okai in the Ablekuma Central Constituency, with the President, from there, proceeding to the Kaneshie Market to...

  • November 24, 2020

    Eleven NDC...

    Eleven candidates including two females, are vying for the 11 parliamentary seats in the Bono East Region, on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the December 7, presidential and parliamentary polls. Already the NDC has six out of the 11 parliamentary seats in the region. Mr. Christopher...

  • November 24, 2020

    One village...

    Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama says the incumbent government’s ‘one-village, one-dam’ project is a waste of national resources. The former President has also described the project as ‘one-village, one pond’ and said each dam is a ‘duck pond’. “When we were in office, we...

  • November 24, 2020

    UFP declares...

    Some leading members and supporters of the United Front Party (UFP) have declared their support for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the December 7 elections. According to them, the declaration followed a study conducted by the research department of the party, which came out with a report that...

  • November 24, 2020

    Rawlings wanted...

    Secretary-General of the National Democratic Party (NDP) has mentioned that it was the wish of the late former President Jerry John Rawlings to see the Mahama-led government lose the 2020 general elections. Alhaji Mohammed Frimpong stated that Mr. Rawlings believed that Mahama and his cohort have departed from the very...

  • November 24, 2020

    NPP, NDC...

    The two main political parties in the country, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), have confirmed receipt of the new voters register from the Electoral Commission (EC) for the forthcoming polls. They have affirmed receiving the register, which the EC released about two weeks ago....

  • November 23, 2020

    I’ll implement...

    The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has said his next government, should he win the 2020 polls, will implement recommendations of the Special Prosecutor on the controversial Agyapa Royalties deal, when elected in the December 7, 2020 general election. He said the only...

  • November 23, 2020

    Nana Konadu...

    Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has withdrawn from the 2020 presidential polls, Starr News has learnt. Starr News sources say Mrs Rawlings, who is also the Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDP), has informed the Electoral Commission of her decision. The party is set to address...

  • November 23, 2020

    Police officers...

    The opposition National Democratic Congress has appealed to the Inspector General of Police James Oppong-Boanuh to ensure that Police personnel who will be providing security on election day are properly identified. According to the party, such a move will ensure transparency and booster confidence in the electoral process. “The attention...

  • November 23, 2020

    Mahama begins...

    The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama on Sunday arrived in the Upper East regional capital, Bolgatanga, to begin a three-day campaign tour of the region. This follows his successful campaign tour of the Ashanti Region which ended on Sunday. While in the Upper East...

  • November 23, 2020

    We’ve the...

    The Minister of State at the Interior Ministry, Bryan Acheampong, says adequate security will be provided on December 7 to ensure that every voter is protected to vote peacefully. Addressing thousands of supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party at a rally in Nkawkaw Constituency as part of the two-day...

  • November 23, 2020

    E/R: Ballot...

    Some ballot Papers with duplicate serial numbers were detected during the sorting of electoral materials by Political parties and the Electoral Commission officials in Koforidua on Sunday, November 22, 2020. The errata were detected during sorting of Presidential and Parliamentary ballot papers for Akuapem South Constituency in the Eastern Region....

  • November 23, 2020

    Election 2020...

    Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has begun a three-day campaign tour of the Upper East Region. He arrived in the region on Sunday, November 22, to start his tour at Tongo, in the Talensi District to garner support ahead of the December polls. On the second...

  • November 23, 2020

    NPP will...

    The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it will make history in Bole-Bamboi in this year’s election. According to the National Youth Organiser of the party, Henry Nana Boakye, popularly known as Nana B, the party will win the Bole-Bamboi seat for the first time. The National Youth Organiser of...

  • November 23, 2020

    Bole-Bamboi MP...

    The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Bole-Bamboi constituency, Alhaji Yussif Sulemana, said he has performed creditably hence the need for his constituents to renew his mandate. Alhaji Yussif Sulemana made the call at a town hall meeting with a cross-section of constituents in Bole on Saturday. The party has...

  • November 23, 2020

    Under Akufo-Addo...

    The National Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay has extolled the unprecedented achievements of President Nana Akufo-Addo. Mr Blay noted that “the government has taken away the major hindrances that prevented most Ghanaians from accessing secondary education in the past, with the introduction of free education,...

  • November 23, 2020

    Mahama slams...

    The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, has again slammed President Akufo-Addo for what he says is the shielding of his appointees implicated in allegations of corruption. Mr. Mahama has promised to allow institutions mandated to fight graft in his government a free hand if voted...

  • November 23, 2020

    I am...

    The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said his decision to seek re-election in the upcoming general elections was because it was evident that he had fulfilled his promises. The President said the 2020 elections was different from the last election held since he was a new entrant into the...

  • November 22, 2020

    Ejura: Mahama...

    The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama says the party will foot the medical bills of persons who were injured in a gory accident at Frante in the Ashanti Region. About six persons died with 50 sustaining injuries at Frante, a community within the Ejura Sekyeredumase...

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