Politics

Minority to assess economy ahead of 2018 budget

The Minority in Parliament will today [Monday], hold a meeting to review Ghana’s economy and proffer solutions ahead of Wednesday’s presentation of the 2018 budget statement and fiscal policy by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta. NDC Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George, said the meeting will see the minority assess the country’s economy and proffer solutions to the ...

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Ayariga’s APC dissolves all its elected positions

Hassan Ayariga

The leadership of the All People’s Congress (APC), has dissolved all elected positions from the constituency, regional and national levels in the party. “All executive members are now acting leaders with the exception of the General Secretary and the Leader/Founder of the party. At a Press Conference in Accra, Mr. Hassan Ayariga, Leader/Founder of the party, said the APC has ...

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Nanumba South district holds people’s forum

The Nanumba South District in the Northern Region has held people’s forum at Bondalikadibu, the area council, to engage the grassroots in the decentralization process. The forum afforded the residents an opportunity to get to know the workings of the district assembly, where it also outlined its planned programmes and activities intended to be executed across the district. Participants asked ...

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Release Kwesi Botchwey report to party members – Ricketts-Hagan

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Cape Coast South, Kwaku Ricketts-Hagan, has called on the party’s leadership to release the Kwesi Botchwey report to all the constituency executives. According to the former Central Regional Minister, tensions within the party which have surfaced since their disappointing loss in the 2016 general elections, were being fueled by the uncertainty about the ...

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Hasty endorsements could hurt Mahama’s ambitions – Ricketts-Hagan

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Cape Coast South, Kwaku Ricketts-Hagan, has suggested that hasty public endorsements from members of the NDC for John Mahama to contest the Presidency in 2020, could eventually hurt his potential ambitions. The former President has remained coy on whether he will run for the top office in 2020, stating on a ...

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Pelpuo, others slam regional chairmen for ‘endorsing’ Mahama

Some National Democratic Congress (NDC) legislators, have criticized the move by the regional chairmen of the party to ostensibly back the candidature of John Dramani Mahama for the elections in 2020. The MPs, who spoke to Citi News, cautioned that such moves could compromise the unity of the NDC. The regional Chairmen, in a brief communiqué after a meeting with ...

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Group wants ‘irresponsible’ NDC chairmen suspended

Some youth of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), are calling for strict sanctions against the 10 regional chairmen of the party who called on Ex-President John Mahama to consider calls to lead the party in the 2020 general elections. According to them, the action of the regional chairmen is “unethical and irresponsible.” In a statement copied to citifmonline.com, the ...

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Focus on reorganization, not my candidature – Mahama

Former President, John Dramani Mahama, has reiterated his belief that it would be unwise for him to declare his intention to contest whilst the party is still reorganising after its defeat in the 2016 polls. According to the former president, it is important for the party to focus on the efforts to mend the cracks within its fold, and strengthen its ...

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Mahama to consult party over ‘Thank You tour’ date

Former President John Dramani Mahama has stated that he will hold discussions with the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), over when to embark on his nationwide ‘Thank You’ tour. The announcement by the former President comes barely a day after ten regional chairmen  of the party endorsed his candidature, and urged him to embark on a ‘Thank You ...

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We only asked Mahama to consider running – Ade Coker 

The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of other opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ade Coker, has said that asking former President John Mahama to consider putting himself up for the 2020 elections, is not the same as endorsing his candidature for the race. Mr. Ade Coker, who is part of the ten regional NDC Chairmen who appended their signatures to a ...

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