POLITICS

LIVESTREAMING: Presentation of 2019 Budget

Industrialists, investors and Ghanaians alike await in anticipation as Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta reads the budget statement and financial policies for the third year in office of the Akufo-Addo administration. Key among what Ghanaians expect to hear are tariff reductions in electricity and water as well as price cuts in fuel considering assurances earlier averred by President Akufo-Addo to ...

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COCOBOD Saga: 2nd prosecution witness admits forging scientific report

The state’s second prosecution witness in the GHS271 Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) trial, Dr Alfred Arthur, was on Wednesday, 14 November 2018, accused by Mr Sam Cudjoe, the lawyer for former COCOBOD CEO Dr Stephen Opuni, of once forging a scientific report on ‘Cocoa Nti’ fertiliser, Class91.3FM’s court correspondent Joshua Quodjo-Mensah reported. Continuing his cross-examination, Mr Cudjoe told the court ...

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#GhBudget: Special Prosecutor office to receive funds to function

The Office of the Special Prosecutor is set to benefit tremendously from the 2019 budgetary allocations that will be announced by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta. Citi News is in possession of a letter from the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, in which he expressed appreciation to the finance minister for an apparent pledge for a budgetary allocation in the ...

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Mahama wasn’t mature for Presidency – Bagbin

The Member of Parliament for Nadowli Kaleo and presidential aspirant for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin has blamed the party’s poor showing in the last election on the quality of its presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama. The former president, Mr. Bagbin explains was not thoroughly prepared for the Presidential position making him lack some critical ingredients ...

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I’ll rebrand NDC for huge victory – Bagbin

Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin has said he will rebrand the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to make it more attractive and marketable to defeat the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 polls if elected as the flag bearer of the biggest opposition party. According to him, the rebranding plans he has will ensure that the ...

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Akufo-Addo already fixing ‘galamsey’; focus on your campaign – Mahama told

Former President John Dramani Mahama missed the point when he said he would restructure all small-scale mining activities in the country should he win the next general elections, Mr Charles Bissiw, Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Task Force on Illegal Mining, has said. According to Mr Bissiw, the current administration has already started implementing a comprehensive roadmap that is shaping and ...

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Ghana ‘90% wrong under Akufo-Addo’ – Abraham Amaliba

A member of the communication and legal teams of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba, is of the opinion that nothing seems to be working in Ghana under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. “The situation is hopeless,” he stressed. The politician-cum-lawyer was speaking on TV3’s New Day on Wednesday in the wake of the commendation of the current government ...

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Martin Amidu likely to resign as Special Prosecutor – Report

Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, may soon resign from office. The decision, it has been alleged, is fueled by the lack of resources at the office to execute the mandate given to him. A year after its establishment, he has reportedly described his office as an “almost hopeless situation.” YEN.com.gh understands that Amidu operates ...

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KNUST riots: Students will be held culpable – NAPO

The Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has told the Students Representative Council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to brace itself to face the consequences of their actions. According to the Education Minister, any student found culpable in the destruction of university property will be held responsible and punished accordingly. “It is the view of government ...

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12 interesting facts you need to know about John Mahama

Former president John Mahama sheds a demeanor of a politician who has got it all figured out. Many call him a noble man and he has proved himself in that regard. Millions of Ghanaians who made John Mahama president in 2012 are still thinking of voting for him in the upcoming elections. By being an orator, he has swayed the ...

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