Prof. Oquaye to deliver Ghana@60 lecture

Prof. Michael Oquaye

As part of activities to mark the year long celebration of Ghana 60 years on, the Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Oquaye, has been penciled down to deliver a lecture on the political history of Ghana. The lecture would be delivered on Friday, 4th August 2017, on the theme, “Ghana’s day of destiny.” The lecture among other things would examine ...

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UER: Political parties commit to addressing vigilantism


Various political parties in the Upper East Region have reiterated calls on governments to create employment opportunities for the youth and embark on a massive education of political party groups to end the menace of vigilantism in the country. According to them, the high unemployment rate in the country coupled with the lack of education on the negative effects of political party ...

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Mahama’s meeting not a comeback move – Executives

John Mahama

Greater Accra Regional executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), have debunked claims that a scheduled meeting with former President John Mahama will focus on strategizing on his comeback for the 2020 polls. A group within the party known as Action Movement has alleged that Friday’s meeting with the regional executives is one of many platforms the former President is using ...

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Nana Addo’s Tuesday presser not for praise singing – Hamid

President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo will not use Tuesday’s interaction with journalists to shower himself with praises, but instead account for his first six (6) months in office, Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid has said. He is expected to use the occasion to touch on his achievements and challenges so far, and also outline policies he intends rolling out to enable his administration to fulfill its many ...

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Be patient with gov’t – Freddy Blay to NPP members


The acting National Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddy Blay, has admonished members of the party to be patient with the government and support it to achieve its developmental goals. He advised that it is only in achieving the developmental goals of the Akufu-Addo government that the party can assure itself of retaining power in the next ...

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Ras Mubarak admits fixing spying device at NYA but…

Ras Mubarak

The former National Youth Authority’s (NYA) Chief Executive, Ras Mubarak, now Member of Parliament for Kumugu, has confirmed that he also fixed an audio visual recording device in his office when he served in that capacity in 2013. He said this in response to claims by the current acting NYA Chief Executive, Emmanuel Asigiri, who said he discovered a bugging ...

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We’ll make Ghana prosperous – John Boadu

John Boadu, acting General Secretary, NPP.

Mr. John Boadu, Acting General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said government was on course to returning Ghana onto the path of progress and prosperity. He said government remained committed to working hard to change the economic fortunes of the country, and would not be distracted. Mr. Boadu said this during the Central Regional Delegates Conference ...

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Bawku Assembly finally confirms first female MCE


The Bawku Municipal Assembly last Friday endorsed its first female Municipal Chief Executive, Hajia Hawa Ninchema. Out of 28 assembly members present who voted, the MCE nominee polled 23 votes representing 82 percent, while 5 voted against her candidature representing 12 percent. The confirmation process was conducted by officials of the electoral commission and witnessed by the Upper East Regional Minister, ...

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I’m not against mining – Akufo-Addo


President Akufo Addo has discounted suggestions that his government is fighting against mining in the country. According to him, he is rather against illegal mining also known as galamsey. Speaking at this year’s Ohum Festival in Kyebi on Saturday, the President stated that he will not allow illegal miners to destroy the environment with impunity. He said his government is poised ...

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Fulfill your promises – Okyenhene to Akufo-Addo


Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, has urged President Akufo-Addo to work hard to fulfill the promises he made to Ghanaians during the 2016 election. Speaking at Kyebi as Okyeman marked this year’s Ohum Festival, the overlord of the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Authority said it was important for government to ensure that Ghanaians are relieved from their hardships. Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin ...

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