POLITICS

Mahama did not build 16 hospitals – Minister

NPP Member of Parliament (MP) for Subin constituency in the Ashanti Region, Eugene Boakye Antwi says he will resign from his position if it is really true that Ex-President John Mahama’s past administration built 16 hospitals that need to be commissioned. According to him no appointee in President Akufo-Addo’s government would never influence the stalling of the hospitals that need ...

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Increase VAT and ‘see’ – Angry Ghanaians blast Akufo-Addo

The Akufo-Addo government’s popularity is expected to take a massive nosedive in the coming days if it attempts to increase the current 17% Value Added Tax (VAT) rate. There are strong indications that government will increase the VAT rate from 17.5% to 21% when the Finance Minister presents the mid-year budget to Parliament next week Thursday. Gabby Asare-Otchere Darko, a ...

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‘Charlotte Osei one of the most competent people I’ve ever met’ – U.S. Ambassador

Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson, has described the sacked Chairperson of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei, as one of the most competent persons he has ever met despite her dismissal for “incompetence” and procurement breaches. President Nana Akufo-Addo removed Mrs Charlotte Osei from office together with her two deputies: Georgina Opoku Amankwah and Amadu Sulley, ...

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We’ll investigate ‘serious cases’ , not hearsay – Amidu

The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, says his office will only prosecute serious cases of alleged corruption due to the limited resources available to his office. He was however quick to add that his office will not spare corrupt officials since it will devise measures to deal with minor offenses. “I can assure you that every petition that has come to ...

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FREDDIE BLAY 275 BUSES ” USELESS AND WASTE OF RESOURCES- JOURNALIST

Ahead of the New Patriotic Party (Npp)National Delegates Conference and election the acting National Chairman Mr. Freddie Blay imported 275 buses for all the 275 Constituency in the Country. Mr. Magnus Der Junior, a broadcast Journalist has condemned the purchase of 275 buses whilst the country is in crisis, only 55 national ambulance. He posted his grievances on his Facebook ...

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J.H. Mensah left an ‘indelible mark’ – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has expressed his “sincere condolences” to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the family of the late J.H. Mensah “for their loss”. Mr Rawlings said in a tweet that: “He [Mr J.H. Mensah] left an indelible mark on Ghana’s politics”, adding: “May his soul rest in peace”. Mr Mensah died in the early hours ...

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Blay’s loyalty to NPP unquestionable – Kweku Baako

Seasoned journalist Kweku Baako Jnr. has congratulated Freddie Blay over his victory during the New Patriotic Party (NPP) National Delegates Conference over the weekend. The NPP held their Delegates Conference at the Koforidua Technical University to elect new national executives. The event which began on Friday, July 6 – Sunday, July, 8 saw in attendance all President and Vice President ...

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Special Prosecutor Board inaugurated

President Akufo-Addo has charged the newly sworn-in governing body of the Office of the Special Prosecutor to do all within their power to assist the Special Prosecutor and his Deputy to achieve the statutory ends that Ghanaians expect of the office, which is to fight and eliminate corruption from the public space. Addressing the nine-member Governing Body of the Office ...

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NDC cries over plans to rig 2020 polls

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has accused the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government of putting plans in place to use the Ghana Card to prepare a new voters’ register to rig the 2020 general elections. The Minority also accused the government of planning to deprive the people of the Volta Region, which is the stronghold of ...

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