Tag Archives: NPP

Founders Day to be Aug. 4, Sept. 21 to honour Nkrumah’s memory


President Nana Akufo-Addo is to propose legislation to designate August 4 as Founders Day. This is according to a statement from the Presidency signed by its Director of Communications, Eugine Arhin. The birthday of Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, on September 21, will be observed as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s birthday was originally observed as Founder’s ...

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NPP Kandahar denies vandalizing Sagnarigu district complex 


Pro New Patriotic Party (NPP) youth group in Tamale, the Kandahar Boys, have dismissed media reports that they vandalized proprieties of the Saganarigu district assembly complex in the Northern Region. Some irate NPP youth in protest against the District Chief Executive, Mariam Iddrisu, damaged properties of the assembly complex. Media reports attributed the dastardly act to the  Kandahar Boys group ...

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NPP tasks 11-member c’ttee to probe constitution review proposals  

Acting NPP General Secretary, John Boadu [Right]

The National Council of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), has set up an 11-member committee to review all proposals for the party’s constitutional amendments. The Committee, which is chaired by the First Vice Chairman, F.F. Antoh, also has two Deputy Attorney Generals as members, as well as Deputy Local Government Minister, OB Amoah. Addressing journalists at the party headquarters ...

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PNC praises Nana Addo for implementing Free SHS


The People’s National Convention (PNC), has commended the government for coming through on its promise to provide free education at the Senior High School (SHS) level. The party stated that the Free SHS policy, which was launched on Tuesday by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will be of great help to both the beneficiary students and their parents. “The People’s ...

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NPP’s National Council to meet over constitution review proposals


The National Council of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), will today [Wednesday], hold a crunch meeting aimed at setting up a Committee to review proposals for constitutional amendment of the party’s constitution. The Committee will have a month or two to finish its work and report back to the Council. The meeting by the Council, which is the second ...

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NPP Australia branch honours Peter Amewu for galamsey fight


Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, has been honoured by the Western Australia chapter of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), at a brief ceremony at Perth, Australia. Mr. Amewu was acknowledged for his significant role in the fight against illegal mining since he was appointed to serve in the Akufo-Addo government. Mr. Amewu, who received a plaque and ...

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Free SHS: NPP intentionally left some students behind – Minority


The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government only budgeted for 85 percent of the Basic Education Certificate Education graduates in for its free secondary education policy, according to the Minority in Parliament. The Minority, which has been accusing the NPP of being hypocritical in its implementation of the Free SHS policy, noted that this was at odds with its pledge to ...

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Free SHS: Apologize for ‘snubbing’ continuing students – Minority


The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government should be apologizing to Ghanaians for its inability to fully implement the free secondary education policy as promised over the years, the Minority in Parliament has stated. The Minority, at a press conference on Monday, said: “if the NPP had any modicum of respect for the good people of Ghana, they should at the ...

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Carlos Ahenkorah snubs TMA; but gets suspension lifted

Carlos Ahenkorah

Despite indicating that it was going to review its decision to suspend the Tema West MP, Carlos Ahenkorah because he had not been given fair hearing previously, the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has suddenly reversed the ban, although the MP snubbed their invitation. According to the Assembly, it was going to give an opportunity to Mr. Ahenkorah to explain the ...

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NPP founding fathers kick against constitutional review


The Association of Founding Fathers and Patrons of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region, has kicked against proposed changes to the party’s constitution. It warned that some of the amendments being canvassed were problematic and could create trouble for the party. The Association at a press conference addressed by its Chairman, Kofi Obiri Yeboah in Kumasi, ...

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