Tag Archives: NDC

‘Free SHS law’ needed to prevent political interference – Atuguba

A Senior Law lecturer at the University of Ghana Law School, Dr. Raymond Atuguba, has asked the Akufo-Addo government to pass a legislation making the Free Senior High School policy binding on future administrations. He has expressed fears that if such legislation is not passed, the policy may collapse as it could be abandoned by a different political party that assumes ...

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NPP Gov’t losing credibility – Bole-Bamboi MP

The Member of Parliament for Bole-Bamboi, Yusif Sulemana, has said  the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, is fast losing credibility in how it is managing the country. His comment is a reaction to the Gender Minister’s response in Parliament to his question on the 30 percent protocol allocation to some persons selected as caterers for the programme. The Minister told ...

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‘I would be a better President than Mahama’ – Sylvester Mensah

Former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has said that he will be better than John Dramani Mahama if he is given the chance to lead the country. While stating that the former President’s administration “did their best” while in office, he insisted that he would be able to take the country further than Mahama ...

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2018 budget full of slogans and ‘half-truths’ – Muntaka

Minority Chief, Mubarak Muntaka, has pooh-poohed government’s 2018 budget and policy statement presented in Parliament today [Wednesday], November 15. Speaking to Citi Business News Editor, Vivian Kai Lokko after the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta had presented the budget in the lawmaking house, Muntaka Mubarak, who is also the MP for Asawase, said government failed to provide actual figures to back ...

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Our 10-month achievements after Mahama ‘a miracle’ – Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has described the achievements chalked by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, ten months into their tenure given how little the previous administration had left in the nation’s coffers as a “miracle.” Ken Ofori Atta, reading the government’s budget and policy statement today [Wednesday] for 2018, listed a number of programmes undertaken by the administration since ...

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NPP has regretted making numerous promises – Fiifi Kwetey

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ketu South, Fiifi Kwetey, believes that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is already regretting the numerous promises it made to Ghanaians, as the pressure to fulfill them, is creating a lot of the revenue-allocation problems for the government. According to Fiifi Kwetey, the NPP did not need to make as many ...

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Don’t impose Mahama; he can’t beat Nana Addo – NDC Group

A group within the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) calling itself Bring Back NDC (BBN), has suggested that it would be difficult for John Dramani Mahama to return to the Presidency if he is chosen as the party’s flagbearer for the 2020 general elections. They raised these concerns following a recent joint statement from all ten regional chairmen of the NDC,  ...

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Will the NDC survive its 2nd ‘Swedru Declaration’?

Events in the NDC today bear an uncomfortable resemblance to the events of the late 90s that eventually led to the party’s first political defeat. Once again, we are witnessing a battle for the soul of the party between the Executive or Bureaucratic Tendency (BT) which believes in a top-down paternalistic approach and prefers to subordinate the masses to the ...

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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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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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