Politics

Ghana’s future brighter in Nana Addo’s hands – First Lady

Ghana’s prospects with President Nana Akufo-Addo in charge are significantly better, the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has said. According to her, the President “came to office with a lot of promises and he is working hard to achieve all of them” adding that “he has achieved quite a lot” since taking office. She said this in an address to officials of the ...

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We’re being neglected in creation of regions – Eastern Corridor chiefs

The chiefs and people of the Eastern Corridor of the Northern Region have raised alarm over the area’s exclusion from the ongoing sittings of the Commission of inquiry on the creation of new regions. So far, petitioners from the Western, Volta, Northern and Brong Ahafo regions, have appeared before the Justice Steven Alan Brobbey Commission. But the chiefs and youth ...

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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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NPP’s ‘Azonto budget’ only to deceive Ghanaians – Ayariga

Hassan Ayariga

The founder and leader of the All Progressive Party (APC), Hassan Ayariga, has described the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s 2018 budget as an ‘Azonto budget’, because in his view, it is bereft of cogent measures to address the pertinent challenges Ghana faces. According to him, the budget is only stuffed with unrealistic promises meant to tickle Ghanaians. Likening the ...

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New Oti Region will end history of neglect – Petitioners

The Volta Region’s Joint Consultative Committee on the creation of the proposed new region is of the view that carving out a new region to be known as the ‘Oti Region’, will end years of neglect stemming from colonial days. It is the sense of neglect that has informed their petition for a new region, the Secretary of the Joint Consultative Committee, ...

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Distinct features of MMDAs [Infographic]

Government, last Thursday, November 16, 2017, laid before Parliament a Legislative Instrument (LI) for the creation of some new districts in the country. The LI seeks to also carve some municipalities from other assemblies, and also elevate some existing districts to municipality status. The infographics below capture features of a Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, as specified in Ghana’s Local Government ...

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Africa can develop without aid – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed optimism that African countries can thrive without having to depend on aid and assistance from the west. According to the President, it is possible to “move Africa beyond aid” given the numerous natural resources the continent has at its disposal. Speaking at an event organised by the Royal Africa Society, Facebook and the ...

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Democracy not only about electing Presidents, MPs – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has emphasized the need for Ghanaians  to uphold the country’s democratic credentials, but called for a more holistic approach in order to push the nation towards prosperity. According to the President, although peaceful changes in government and the people’s representatives were a sign of the country’s strong democratic prospects, it was more imperative that all ...

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KABA had booked me for interview today; I’m shaken – Freddie Blay

Acting New Patriotic Party (NPP) Chairman, Freddie Blay, has said he’s deeply shocked by the death of Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong, popularly known as KABA,  considering he had been booked by the ace broadcaster for an interview today [Tuesday] November 21. The Host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, Eko Sii Sen, died on Saturday, November 18, 2017, after ...

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