POLITICS

NDC suspends Akropong Chairman

The Eastern Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has suspended four executives in the Akropong Constituency for violating the party’s constitution during the 2016 electioneering campaign. The suspended executives are the Constituency Chairman, Daniel Ofori Atta; Secretary, Adomako Kwabi; Deputy Organizer, Godfred Sackey and former organizer, Umaru Philip Brima. The Regional Secretariat suspended the four executives after it ...

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$1m Per Constituency Being Used To Build Dams, Toilets – Minister

Special Development Initiatives Minister, Mavis Hawa Koomson, says the government has begun implementation of the disbursement of the $1million per constituency promised in the 2016 manifesto of the governing New Patriotic Party. According to the Minister, out of the amount promised, projects such as the One Village One Dam is being executed with 570 dugouts currently under construction in the ...

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I’m Fulfilling My Promises – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that he has fulfilled a number of promises he made to the Ghanaian people in the run up to the 2016 elections, since he assumed power in January 2017. According to Akufo-Addo, many of the pledges he made to Ghanaians, prior to the December 2016 elections, were described by his political opponents as ...

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Akufo-Addo slams Mahama over ghost projects

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said that the so-called unprecedented projects, especially roads, which former President John Dramani Mahama and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) government spoke about are nowhere to be found. During the 2016 electioneering campaign, then President Mahama accused Nana Addo, then presidential hopeful of the New Patriotic Party), of not seeing the ‘rehabilitated roads because he was ...

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Kwaku Baako receives ‘death threat’ over ‘Otumfuo remarks’

Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, Alhaji Mr Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has received barrage of SMS issuing him with threats of harm over comments he allegedly passed regarding the Ashanti Kingdom. Mr Baako had said he’ll under no circumstance ever kneel before the revered Overlord of Asanteman, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. According to him, he is not a ...

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Agyarko, TOR CEO’s Public Spat Disgraceful – Jantuah

The Vice Chairman of the Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC) Kwame Jantuah has labelled as “disgraceful” the ongoing public spat between the Minister of Energy and CEO of Tema Oil Refinery over the plan conversion of TOR to a tank farm. PIAC is an independent statutory body mandated to promote transparency and accountability in the management of petroleum revenues in ...

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Minority demands detailed plan for creation of new regions

The Minority is demanding an elaborate plan from the Electoral Commission (EC) and the Finance Ministry for the conduct of the referendum for the creation of new regions. According to Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, the Electoral Commission must exhibit a high level of preparedness before the conduct of such crucial polls. A planned meeting of the Commission of Inquiry for ...

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‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ a threat to national security – Jacob Osei Yeboah

The independent presidential candidate in the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections, Jacob Osei Yeboah (JOY) has described President Nana Akufo-Addo’s ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ agenda as a mere rhetoric. In his view, the way the current president and his team are managing the country will make the agenda difficult to achieve. The President Nana Akufo-Addo some few weeks ago announced the ...

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IMANI fingers government in new $89m Subah-like deal

The president of IMANI Africa is raising red flags over a contract the Communications Ministry has signed with a Haitian company GVG/Kelni to deal with revenue losses in the telcos and deal with simbox fraud. Franklin Cudjoe says the $89 million contract signed in 2017 is a careless duplication of jobs and a needless drain on the country’s scarce resources. ...

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