Archive for Politics

  • November 14, 2019

    NDC’s stance...

    The National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, says he is surprised at the position taken by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on the referendum for an amendment of the law to allow political parties to participate in the District level elections. He insisted to Citi News that citizens...

  • November 14, 2019

    Government accused...

    As the dust begins to settle over the 2020 budget, critical questions are being asked of the government’s expenditure document, which was submitted to Parliament for approval Wednesday by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta. National Democratic Congress’ Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, is questioning the equitable distribution...

  • November 14, 2019

    ‘NPP has...

    Former Minister for Roads and Highways, Inusah Fuseini has accused the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) of failing to take pragmatic measures to fix the poor road network in parts of the country. Mr. Inusah Fuseini said this in response to portions of the budget statement read by the Finance...

  • November 14, 2019

    Your ‘exit’...

    The Minority in parliament has described the 2020 budget as “unimpressive and deserves an exit”. Reacting to the 2020 budget presented by the Finance Minister Wednesday, Minority leader Haruna Iddrisu the budget should be the last one for the NPP government. “One uninspiring budget deserves an exit. Ghanaians are worse...

  • November 14, 2019

    Gov’t puts...

    Government says it has directly or indirectly put an amount of 12.2 billion cedis into the pockets of many Ghanaians since 2017 through its major initiatives and social interventions. Delivering the 2020 Budget statement in Parliament on Wednesday, the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta disclosed that the Free SHS...

  • November 13, 2019

    NDC demands...

    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has indicated that it will only consider a YES vote to amend the constitution to allowpolitical parties to participatein the district level elections if the government makes available, guidelines for the referendum. Already, the NDC has kicked against the amendment of Article 55 (3) which will...

  • November 12, 2019

    Kpalime Chief...

    The paramount chief of the Kpalime Traditional Area, Togbega Atikpladza Agbi Yao VIII, has appealed to government to help address the longstanding challenges in education, water, health, roads, infrastructure and unemployment in the area. According to him, the failure of past and present governments to execute key projects in the...

  • November 12, 2019

    Economy among...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government has succeeded in turning around the fundamentals of Ghana’s economy, which he inherited from the Mahama administration, ensuring that, currently, all the fundamentals are pointing in the right direction. According to President Akufo-Addo, “we inherited a situation with a large fiscal deficit, which...

  • November 11, 2019

    Gov’t officials...

    A number of New Patriotic Party (NPP) and government officials have apologized to Nana Aba Anamoah, after she was attacked on social, following her outburst against President Nana Akfuo-Addo. She chastised Akufo-Addo for persistently talking about Ex-President Mahama during his recent tour of the Volta Region. According to the Gh One...

  • November 11, 2019

    Volta Region...

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government of its inability to state any major development project it has initiated in the Volta region. The party said the assertion of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that Ghana was stagnant under former President John Mahama was...

  • November 11, 2019

    Ghanaians in...

    The Ghanaian Community in New York, United States has commended the Electoral Commission for taking steps to further consult stakeholders as part of processes to operationalise the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA). The implementation of ROPAA requires that the commission puts together regulations, in the form of a...

  • November 11, 2019

    Amewu makes...

    Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu has been affirmed as the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for the Hohoe Constituency. The Minister who is making his third attempt to represent the people of Hohoe in Parliament has been heralded for bringing much-wanted development to the area. The acclamation was done at a...

  • November 11, 2019

    Mahama jabs...

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Flagbearer, John Mahama has again accused the Akufo-Addo administration of abandoning development projects started by his administration. This time the former President pointed towards the Volta Region as evidence of this after making similar comments in other regions. According to Mr. Mahama, schools and road projects initiated...

  • November 10, 2019

    You said...

    Former President John Mahama has lamented what he describes as hardships in the economy. According to him, traders and other business people are aware that they make less money now than they used to do under him as President. “You are selling oysters, shrimps and so many other things. Nobody...

  • November 10, 2019

    Economy is...

    The flag-bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has empathised with traders on their poor sales, attributing the situation to unfavourable economic climate created by government. Addressing market women in Sogakope in the Volta region, John Mahama said the economic hardship Ghanaians are enduring is a fact nobody can deny. “The Finance Minister...

  • November 10, 2019

    The economy...

    The flag-bearer of the National Democratic Congress has empathised with traders on their poor sales, attributing the situation to unfavourable economic climate created by the government. Addressing market women in Sogakope in the Volta Region, John Mahama said the economic hardship Ghanaians are enduring is a fact nobody can deny. According to him...

  • November 8, 2019

    Gov’t not...

    The Member of Parliament for the Mion Constituency in the Northern Region, Mohammed Abdul Aziz has accused the governing New Patriotic Party of showing no interest in pursuing the case against former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Kwesi Nyantakyi. This comes after he filed a question in Parliament asking the...

  • November 8, 2019

    Nana Akufo-Addo...

    The Volta Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and some of his ministers who accompanied him during his two-day working visit to the Volta Region of engaging in “cheap politics.” According to them, the President did not commission any project in...

  • November 8, 2019

    Release outstanding...

    The First Deputy Minority Chief Whip, Ahmed Ibrahim, has warned that the Minority may stay away from the 2020 budget presentation and its approval processes if the government fails to release the outstanding portions of the District Assemblies Common Fund  (DACF) for this year. According to the Minority, only funds...

  • November 8, 2019

    Apologize or...

    A leading member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, is demanding an unqualified apology and a retraction from the Communications Director of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi for making supposed derogatory remarks about him. Sammy Gyamfi at a press conference on Tuesday accused President...

  • November 8, 2019

    Manasseh’s book...

    Freelance investigative journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni, is set to release a revealing book on the presidency of John Dramani Mahama. The book, which is titled The Fourth John: Reign, Rejection & Rebound, is set to be released in four cities beginning with Accra on the 27th of November 2019, theghanareport.com...

  • November 8, 2019

    Confused NPP...

    A member of the communication and legal teams of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba says the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is on tenterhooks because of the level of the hopelessness seen under its regime. Abraham Amaliba is a member of NDC’s legal team He claims the government...

  • November 7, 2019

    Minority demands...

    The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, wants the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to provide an investigative report to Parliament on the robbery attack and attempted assassination of Nhyiaeso MP, Kennedy Kankam. Over the weekend, three armed men stormed the residence of the MP in Kumasi at gunpoint but spared his...

  • November 7, 2019

    MMDCEs referendum...

    Dr Emmanuel Akwetey, the Executive Director of the Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) has described the upcoming referendum on political party involvement in local level elections as phenomenal urging Ghanaians to vote ‘yes’ on December 17. Among personalities who are hoping a ‘yes’ vote wins the day are President Akufo-Addo...

  • November 7, 2019

    NDC Started...

    The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has condemned the NDC for a ‘campaign of hate and division’ after it accused President Akufo-Addo of stocking his government with his family and friends. National Youth Organiser Nana Boakye insisted the appointments of family and relatives into government were made on the basis of...

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