Politics

Parties urge Nana Addo to prioritize tackling economic challenges

Some political parties are urging Ghana’s new President, Nana Akufo-Addo, to put together a special team that will salvage the country’s economic situation within his first 100 days in office. They have also said the government must commit to the various promises they made to Ghanaians during the campaign period. The Director of Communications for the convention People’s Party (CPP), ...

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Transition team presents interim report to Prez. Akufo-Addo

The transition team of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, has presented its interim report covering 24 sectors of the economy to President Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House. This follows the swearing-in of the President on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Presenting the final report to the President, the Head of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) side of the team, Mr. Osafo ...

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Bawumia not stranded – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has described as mischievous claims that Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is stranded and has no where to stay because, he [Mahama] has refused to vacate the designated accommodation for Vice Presidents. Mr. John Mahama, who handed over power to the Nana Akufo-Addo government last Saturday, said the Transition Team as well as Parliament, had ...

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Only Mahama can get us victory in 2020 – Ras Mubarak

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak, is already looking ahead to the 2020 election, and he believes the immediate past President, John Mahama, is the man to lead their party to victory in the next four years. Former President Mahama is coming off the worst election defeat of a sitting president in Ghana’s democracy, ...

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Ras Mubarak doubts competence of Nana Addo’s staff over ‘plagiarised’ quotes

The Member of Parliament for Kumbungu in the Northern Region, Ras Mubarak, believes the reported plagiarized paragraphs in the inaugural speech of President Nana Akufo-Addo gives reason to doubt the competence of the backroom staff he appointed. Persons like the former rector of GIMPA, Professor Stephen Adei, lauded President Akufo-Addo’s choice of backroom staff as being impressive, but in a ...

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Ghanaians will regret for voting out ‘a pearl like John Mahama’ – Pelpuo

There has been roughly a month of introspection after the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) defeat in the 2016 general elections, and the Member of Parliament for the Wa Central constituency, Rashid Pelpuo, believes Ghanaians may have taken John Mahama for granted. “Ghanaians will regret, possibly, for throwing away a pearl like John Mahama”, the legislator said in an interview with ...

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MPs must put constituents first – Centre for Parliamentary Affairs

The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs believes future general elections could result in higher attrition rates in Ghana’s Parliament unless Members of Parliament pursue the interests of their constituents. In the centre’s view, the increased number of relatively short-term serving legislators could be blamed on the perception that some MPs decide to service personal and party interests at the expense of their constituents. ...

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Nana Addo sworn in as Ghana’s 5th President of 4th Republic

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo  has been sworn-in as Ghana’s 5th President of the 4th Republic, after winning the recently held Presidential elections in December, 2016. Taking the presidential oath of office and oath of allegiance, Nana Akufo Addo said : “I Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, having been elected to the high office of President of the Republic of Ghana do ...

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Mahamudu Bawumia sworn in as Ghana’s Vice President

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, was on Saturday, January 7, sworn into office as Vice President of the Republic of Ghana. He becomes the 6th Ghanaian to occupy the high office since Ghana begun democratic governance in 1992, and he will serve alongside the newly sworn-in President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Clothed in an all-white overall apparel, popularly known as “Agbada”, he ...

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7th parliament inaugurated; New MPs sworn-in [Photos]

The sixth parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana has officially been dissolved, paving way for the seventh parliament, which was inaugurated on the midnight of Saturday, January 7, 2017. The seventh parliament of the Fourth Republic will run for a four-year term. The 275 MPs including several first timers, were led by the new Speaker, Prof. Mike Oquaye, to ...

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