POLITICS

We’ll hear from Amidu when he is ready – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has reposed confidence in the office of the Special Prosecutor noting Ghanaians will hear from the Special Prosecutor when he is ready. According to the President, his administration has provided the necessary funding support necessary for the various anti-graft agencies to enable them function effectively. “I have no doubt that we will hear from the special prosecutor when ...

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One constituency one ambulance in 2019 – Akufo-Addo promises

President Nana Akufo Addo has announced a game-changing tactic to solve the ambulance deficit in Ghana’s health sector. According to him, every constituency will get an ambulance in the early part of 2019. That will raise the number of ambulances in the country to at least 275, a significant increase from the current 55 serving the estimated 30 million Ghanaians. ...

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Ban on galamsey not lifted – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated his resolve to sustain the fight against illegal mining popularly known as galamsey. He says Ghanaians must not misconstrue the lifting of the ban on small scale mining to mean a tolerance for illegal mining. “Let me reiterate clearly here today that the ban on illegal mining, galamsey,  has not been lifted and will not be ...

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I prefer drone deliveries to flying guinea fowls – Akufo-Addo ridicules Mahama

The president Nana Akufo-Addo has taken a jab at members of the opposition National Democratic Congress who have been vehement in their criticism of the drone deliveries for emergency health services. According to him, the drone health service delivery which has been heavily criticized will serve over 14 million people and save human lives in the process, an investment he ...

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Govt workers to enjoy 10% pay rise in 2019

Public sector workers who fall under the single spine salary structure are to enjoy a 10% pay rise across board beginning January 2019. This was contained in a statement issued by the Finance ministry Wednesday after a meeting with the various stakeholders. “Following conclusion of negotiations on the 2019 single spine base pay, approval is hereby given for the attached ...

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Akufo-Addo’s full speech – Media Encounter with the press

The President of the Republic of Ghana on December 19, met with the press to answer question from the people of Ghana on the general development of the country. Read full release: AT THE MEDIA ENCOUNTER, ON WEDNESDAY, 19TH DECEMBER, 2018, AT JUBILEE HOUSE, ACCRA,/b> Welcome, once again, ladies and gentlemen of the media, to Jubilee House, the seat of ...

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NDC race: I don’t seek power for the sake of it – Mahama

Former President John Dramini Mahama has joined Alban Bagbin and Josuah Alabi in submitting their presidential nomination forms, kicking into motion the stage for the gruelling contest for the NDC’s flagbeareship slot. The move was in compliance with article seven of the NDC’s guidelines of the conduct of the election of a presidential candidate of the party. Sylvester Mensah is ...

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Akufo-Addo gave us false hopes – Manasseh Azure

Ace journalists Manasseh Awuni Azure has lashed out at President Nana Addo-Dankwah Akufo-Addo, accusing him of superintending over corruption – a bane against which he vehemently campaigned against to win 2016 general election According to the one time West Africa Journalist of the Year prize-winner, President Akufo-Addo offered what he (Manasseh) described as ‘false hopes’ portraying him as incorruptible and ...

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Corporate bodies will fund drone deal, not Taxpayers – Bawumia

Government says the controversial drone for medical supplies project will not be funded by taxpayers’ money. Parliament on Tuesday, December 12, 2018, approved the project despite massive public outcry. It was approved by 102 to 58 votes. The estimated total 4-year cost of the contract is approximately $12million, according to the government. Speaking at a conference Monday Vice President Dr ...

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Akufo-Addo alarmed over turf war in Ghana’s missions

The president, Nana Akufo-Addo is alarmed at what he says is the complete breakdown in relations between some heads of Ghana missions abroad and their foreign office staff. According to him, he has received countless reports of a creeping turf war between these heads of missions and their staff which is greatly undermining smooth running of the embassies. He was ...

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