Politics

Punish ‘rebellious’ NDC Chairmen – NEC member

A member of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Kukubor, has charged the party’s Council of elders to take “swift action” against some ten regional Chairmen who have endorsed the candidature of John Dramani Mahama for election 2020 even before campaigning officially starts. The ten regional chairmen after a meeting on Thursday, November 9, ...

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Energy bond: Minority displayed ‘gross ignorance’ – Bawumia’s Adviser

The Technical Economic Adviser to the Vice President, Dr. Gideon Boako, has slammed the Minority for their criticism of the recently issued energy sector bond, saying they had displayed “gross ignorance” with the statements they made. The managers of the bonds had sought to raise 6 billion cedis under two separate bonds, but accrued a total of 4.6 billion cedis ...

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It’s not time for campaigning – NDC FEC warns members

The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has warned members of the party seeking to contest for various offices in its upcoming polls in 2018, to desist from vilifying other potential candidates. The statement comes shortly after ten regional chairmen of the party endorsed the former President John Mahama for the 2020 election, even before ...

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Go on ‘Thank you tour’ – NDC chairmen urge Mahama

All 10 regional chairmen of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have asked former president John Mahama to embark on a ‘Thank you tour’ to appreciate party loyalists for their support during the December 2016 polls. They believe the tour, although belated, will help in the party’s reconciliatory and healing process. Following the NDC’s defeat in the December 2016, there ...

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NDC Chairmen ‘endorse’ Mahama for 2020

The 10 Regional Chairmen of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have backed the candidature of John Dramani Mahama for election 2020, even before the latter announces his intentions. The ten regional chairman after a meeting on Thursday, November 9, 2017, issued a communique in which they urged the former President to consider running for the 2020 polls. The brief ...

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Gov’t blew GHc177m on ‘failed’ energy bond – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has lambasted the Akufo-Addo government accusing it of blowing GHc177 million on processes that preceded the issuance of the energy sector bond. According to the Minority spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson, government spent GHc87 million on administrative expenses, as well as GHc400, 000 on the printing of material for the energy bond roadshow. His latest ...

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Minority presser on energy bond unnecessary, misleading – Gov’t  

Government has rejected claims by the Minority in Parliament that the recently issued Energy Sector bond required prior Parliamentary approval. Speaking to the issue on the Citi Breakfast Show on Thursday, a Deputy Minister of Finance, Kwaku Kwarteng, said because such financial instruments are strategic, parliamentary processes may delay it which could eventually affect the interest rate. He also argued ...

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Minority presser on energy bond unnecessary – Gov’t  

Government has rejected claims by the Minority in Parliament that the recently issued Energy Sector bond required prior Parliamentary approval. Speaking to the issue on the Citi Breakfast Show on Thursday, a Deputy Minister of Finance, Kwaku Kwarteng, said because such financial instruments are strategic, parliamentary processes may delay it which could eventually affect the interest rate. He also argued ...

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‘Bawumia is only confident, he knows nothing’- Minority

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Isaac Adongo, has said that despite the eloquent demeanor often displayed by economist Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia when he speaks, the Vice President actually “knows nothing about the economy.” Speaking at a press conference organised by the Minority in Parliament today [Wednesday], Isaac Adongo accused the Vice President of consistently peddling falsehood, but the confident way in which ...

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‘Bawumia always lies about Ghana’s economy’ – Adongo [Audio]

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Isaac Adongo, has accused Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia of consistently peddling falsehood about the status of the country’s economy. According to him, the recent failed attempts by the government to meet its target for the first tranche of the energy bond was an indication of the inability of the Economic management ...

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