POLITICS

Gov’t To Launch National Digital Address System Today

The much publicized national digital property address system will be launched today. The location-based system will provide an effective means of addressing every location to facilitate the implementation of key government policies. Vokacom, a Ghanaian Information Technology firm, designed the system at the cost of 2.5 million dollars. The digital address system will be a precursor to the National Identification ...

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Minority to boycott discussion on withdrawal of AMERI deal

The Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament will today hold a crucial meeting over the $510 million AMERI Power deal. The meeting will discuss the motion of rescission filed by Adansi Asokwa Member of Parliament, K.T Hammond in August. He’d argued that the House rescinds its decision taken in March 2015 to pass the agreement between government and AMERI, citing ...

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NDC ditches technology, goes for manual registration for members

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will conduct fresh registration exercise of its members after a frustrating experience with the biometric method caused disaffection. At a press conference Tuesday, the party’s National Chairman, Kofi Portuphy, said the biometric roll “did not meet the standards required to make it qualified to be a biometric register”. A June 2015 exercise ...

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Proceed On Leave Directive “Sad, Unfair” – Former CID Boss

The outgoing Director General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Commissioner of Police (COP), Mr. Bright Oduro says he has been treated unfairly by the Police Service. According to him, after 29 years of diligent service to the state security, he expected to be treated with dignity and not to be pushed out of the service unfairly. Mr. Oduro who ...

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Devise ways to safeguard NDC register – Spio-Garbrah

A presidential hopeful of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr Ekow Spio-Garbrah, has charged the national executives of the party to ensure that they devise mechanisms to safeguard the integrity of the party’s register. His comments come on the back of a unanimous decision taken by the National Executive Council (NEC) to scrap the biometric register and return to ...

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Akufo-Addo, Ouattara Commit To ITLOS Ruling

Ghana and Ivory Coast have signed a memorandum of understanding on the implementation of the ruling of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). This was done after a joint commission for the implementation of the ruling was signed by both parties. The MOU was read by Ghana’s foreign affairs minister. Speaking at the signing ceremony Tuesday, ...

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Kennedy Agyapong to embark on naked demonstration

New Patriotic Party (NPP) firebrand, Kennedy Agyapong has threatened to stage a one man naked demonstration if the current government fails to expedite action on the deplorable state of roads in his constituency. He said bad roads in the area is affecting economic activities and therefore will not hesitate to strip himself naked and register his displeasure if the Minister ...

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Sidii Abubakar runs away from NDC National Youth Organiser contest

The National Youth Organizer of Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sidii Abubakar Musah will not be seeking reelection as the party rolls out its timetable to elect ward, constituency, regional and national executives respectively. Close sources to the NDC youth leader, disclosed to mynewsgh.com that he will be serving the party in a different capacity but will not seek for ...

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