Tag Archives: NPP

C/R: Woman dies hours after winning NPP constituency election

The New Patriotic Party’s  Women’s Organiser in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese constituency, Elizabeth Gaisie, has died, just a few hours after being re-elected to the position on Saturday. She died in the evening at the Abura Dunkwa District Hospital, minutes after being sworn in. The late Madam Gaisie was the incumbent Women’s Organiser and also stood unopposed in the elections for new constituency ...

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NPP polls suspended in 5 constituencies in W/R

Five constituencies in the Western Region are not participating in the ongoing New Patriotic Party [NPP] Constituency level elections in the Western Region. This is due to internal party wrangling among other factors. The five constituencies that have been suspended from holding the elections are Shama, Kwesiminstim, Ellembelle, Evalue Ajomoro Dwira and the Sekondi Constituencies all in the southern part of the ...

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‘NPP promised the moon, but yet to deliver the clouds’- Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has lashed out at the government for what he describes as the slow pace of development, saying the government has failed on a majority of its promises to the citizenry. Addressing a gathering of NDC members at Somanya after the party’s 6th unity walk aimed at reorganizing the party ahead of the 2020 elections, the ...

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NPP N/R elections: 5 constituencies isolated over security concerns

NPP voting

For security reasons, five constituencies in the Northern Region have been isolated from the nationwide constituency elections which started today, Saturday February 24, 2018. These comprised Yunyoo, Bimbila, Daboya/Mankarigu, Nalerigu/Gambaga and Karaga, which have been identified as political hotspots. The first phase of the elections were held in 24 out of the 31 constituencies, and these included the four main ...

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Mahama slams gov’t over ‘high cost’ of fuel

John Mahama

Former President John Mahama has criticized the Akufo-Addo government for its inability to stabilize the price of petroleum products to the satisfaction of Ghanaian consumers. Mr. Mahama also warned that the high price of fuel, particularly Liquefied Petroleum Gas, had long-term degrading effects on the environment because of the cheaper, but more destructive alternative of charcoal. Speaking at the latest in ...

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Give Nana Addo credit, NDC only demonised Amidu – Rawlings

Former President John Rawlings has lauded the New Patriotic Party government for leveraging Martin Amidu’s drive to fight corruption by appointing him as Ghana’s Special Prosecutor. Mr. Rawlings said this was in contrast to Mr. Amidu’s own National Democratic Congress which only demonized the man nicknamed the citizen vigilante. The former President was speaking to journalists at the State House during the ...

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Corruption ranking covered corruption cases under Mahama – Gov’t

Hebert Krapa

The government has explained that Ghana’s poor performance in the 2017 Global Corruption Perception Index also took into account corruption cases recorded under the John Mahama administration, which left power in January 2017. The government’s Spokesperson on Governance and Legal Affairs, Herbert Krapa, explained that the report was not an indication that the current New Patriotic Party [NPP] government was ...

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NPP postpones constituency primaries to February 24

Acting NPP General Secretary

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has rescheduled its constituency primaries, originally set to take place on February 21, to February 24, 2018. According to the party, the primaries will now be held from Saturday, February 24 to Tuesday, February 27, 2018. The party, in a statement signed by its acting General Secretary, John Boadu, said the decision has been “necessitated ...

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Appiah-Menkah is dead

Mr Akenten Appiah–Menkah, a lawyer, an industrialist and politician, is dead. He died in Kumasi on Monday at the age of 84. Mr Appiah–Menkah was the Chairman of the Council of Elders of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region and a Minister of State in the Busia Regime. He was also a member of the Constitution Review ...

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NPP council meeting to finalize rules, date for party elections

The National Council of the New Patriotic Party [NPP], will today meet to finalize the rules and regulations governing the party’s internal elections. Already, the party has concluded electing its polling station executives across the country, and is now awaiting its constituency elections. Some disgruntled party members are already in court challenging the polling station elections in some parts of ...

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