POLITICS

The slaps have made Sam George popular than John Mahama – Wontumi

Election related violence has been seriously condemned by the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako. He however believes the slaps received by the Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Hon. Sam George, during the Ayawaso West Wugon by-election, has made him more popular in the National Democratic Congress than any candidate vying to be their presidential candidate. ...

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Mahama will beat Akufo-Addo if elections were held today – ASEPA survey

A survey conducted by the Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) has said former President John Mahama will beat incumbent President Akufo-Addo if elections were held today. According to the survey, which sampled some 16,000 Ghanaians out of a population size of 800,000 also noted that Mr. Mahama is more popular among floating voters than the other six candidates ...

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Kufuor is the cause of high HIV prevalence, poverty and increased population – Rawlings ‘booms’

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has launched yet another scathing attack at colleague former President, John Agyekum Kufuor over HIV, poverty and population explosion in the country. The man noted for what many Ghanaians describe as ‘boom’ speeches, said the selfish and backward thinking of the former president is to blame for poverty among Ghanaians because of his campaign for ...

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Regional capital choice prerogative of Akufo-Addo – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said the decision over which town is chosen as capital for the respective newly created regions is the prerogative of the President. According to him, the decision is not dependent on the land size, history or resources of a town, but the perspective of the President. “The choice of the capital is the prerogative ...

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We won’t help cover criminals – Minority on Short Commission

The Minority in Parliament has announced their decision not to work with the Commission established to probe the violence that characterised the Ayawaso West-Wuogon by election. In a statement, the Minority said it will not be part of any attempt to create immunity protection for criminals. “We wish to make clear that regardless of the Commission of Inquiry so established ...

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Assist gov’t to maintain fiscal discipline – Akufo-Addo to PFRAC

President Akufo-Addo has challenged members of the Presidential Fiscal Responsibility Advisory Council to assist government with their rich experience in economic and financial management in order to maintain “fiscal rectitude” in the management of the country’s economy. Addressing members of the Presidential Fiscal Responsibility Advisory Council at the Jubilee House after administering the Official Oath and the Oath of Secrecy ...

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Salaga riot: Police arrest seven

At least seven persons have been arrested by the police in the Northern Region in connection with violence in Salaga resulting in the burning down of the NPP constituency office and some party billboards Tuesday. The suspects were picked up Wednesday dawn at Salaga to assist in further investigations, the police said. Police in the region are investigating the case ...

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REQUEST FOR TIME EXTENSION TO IMPLEMENT THE ROPAL ACT NEXT YEAR JANUARY, AN ATTEMPT TO DENY ALL THE DIASPORA WAITING TO VOTE AGAINST NANA ADDO FROM VOTING

The incompetency and irresponsibility of Jean Mensa is getting out of hand and must be condemn with the contempt it deserves. The chairperson of the electoral commission is indeed working tirelessly to satisfy Nana Addo and the her beloved party the Npp but not mother Ghana. From all indications, starting from the way the former EC boss was sacked, how ...

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