POLITICS

We can’t give excuses for ‘dumsor’ after 2-years – Ken Agyapong

Outspoken Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has charged the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), to stop the excuses and solve the recent erratic power outages in the country. He said the Akufo-Addo government has been able to stabilize the country’s electricity for the past two years, and thus has no excuse to blame the Mahama administration. “To ...

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Let’s Exchange Students – St. Vincent Premier to Akufo-Addo

The Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, has proposed the institutionalization of a student exchange programme between Ghana and St. Vincent and the Grenadines that will see Ghanaian students coming over to study in his country and vice versa for St. Vincent students. Prime Minister Gonsalves, articulated the proposal when he paid a courtesy call on ...

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I resigned because of internal politics – Former Power Minister

Former Power Minister, Kwabena Donkor, has revealed his 2015 controversial resignation from office as the then sector minister was not as a result of his purported inability to end the power crisis (dumsor) the country faced at the time. The Member of Parliament for the Pru East Constituency in the Brong Ahafo region on assuming office as the then power ...

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Ken Agyapong gives the reasons behind recent dumsor

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has urged the Akufo-Addo led government, especially the Energy Minister, Peter Amewu to be truthful to Ghanaians on the current energy crisis. He believes the power crisis, popularly known as ‘dumsor’, is a financial problem which if not resolved, could affect their chances in 2020. During the peak of the outages last ...

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I don’t know if Mahama is NDC’s best choice – Donkor

Former Power Minister Dr Kwabena Dankor says he is not certain if former President John Dramani Mahama will be the right person to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) into the 2020 general elections. “I don’t know. I don’t know because if with him we win 2020 he would have been the best choice. If we don’t win it would ...

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‘God does not dwell in cathedrals’ – Prof. Gyampo tells Akufo-Addo

The Head of European Studies at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has advised Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to rethink the priorities of the country and reconsider government’s decision to build a National Cathedral. In an open letter to the President, the associate professor acknowledged the President’s determination to do something for God by facilitating the construction of a ...

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Somanya University: Akufo Addo peddling falsehood or being economical with the truth – Sammy Gyamfi

Newly elected National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has described President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo as very a disingenuous politician who is often economical with the truth. His comments follow President Akufo Addo’s claim that the National Democratic Congress (NDC), in its desperation to come back to power to “create, loot and share”, has ...

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Sly Mensah – a man with an indestructible reputation

Sylvester Adinam Mensah received many international and local awards and he was often invited as an international resource person to many international conferences in Europe, America, Africa and Asia. He was a key resource person for the African Development Bank and delivered technical papers in Zambia and Tunisia. IMANI Ghana elected and awarded him the Best Public Sector Chief Executive ...

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‘Karma is a bitch’ – Donkor taunts Amewu

Dr. Kwabena Dankor has reminded Energy minister Peter Amewu of his advice to him when the NPP was in opposition and he was in charge of Power in the country. According to the Pru East MP, he told the then leader of energy think tank ACEP, now Energy minister, to be mindful of his utterances when Ghana was reeling under ...

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Govt to empower Zongos to be economically viable – Hamid

The Minister for Inner-city and Zongo development Mustapha Hamid has said President Akufo-Addo’s vision for Zongo communities as encapsulated in the Coordinated Programme for Economic and Social Development Policies (2017-2024), is to “support the provision of critical infrastructure in education and training, health and sanitation, local businesses and centres of culture, as well as improve security.” According to Hamid, the ...

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