Thursday , 18 January 2018

POLITICS

Dodowa NDC Parliamentary candidate dies in ghastly accident

Desmond William Ocloo's own poster before his tragic death

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary candidate for Shai Osudoku constituency in the upcoming 2016 general elections, Mr Desmond William Ocloo is dead. The aspirant MP was involved in a car accident this morning at Juaso in the Ashanti Region. It is not clear the purpose of his trip and the number of casualties in the fatal crash. More to ... Read More »

First Ladies of Ghana, Turkey donate to 4 institutions

Mrs Mahama and Mrs Erdogan presenting hearing-aid to children of the School of the Deaf

The First Lady of Turkey, Mrs Emine Erdogan, has commended her Ghanaian counterpart, Mrs Lordina Mahama, for her hard work and dedication to the welfare of the needy and vulnerable in society. Having monitored the charitable activities of the Lordina Foundation, she said, she was highly impressed about the successes the foundation had chalked up over the years by putting ... Read More »

Gifty Twum-Ampofo wins Abuakwa North NPP primary

Gifty Twum-Ampofo celebrates her victory in the NPP Primaries

Gifty Twum-Ampofo, a tutor at the Akosombo International School has emerged victorious after polling 207 votes to beat her two main contenders in the Abuakwa North NPP primary. Isaac Osei Ampadu a businessman polled 104 votes whiles Kyei Brobbey a former Headmaster of Ofori Panin Secondary School polled 27 votes. The by-election was held in accordance with Article 112 (5) ... Read More »

NDC pulls out of Abuakwa North bye-election

NDC General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketiah

National Executive Committee (NEC) of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) has backed down from participating in the Abuakwa North bye-election scheduled for this March. In a press statement signed by the General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the NDC says it considers participation in the bye-election as an act which will deepen the grief of the bereaved family of late MP, Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu. The statement ... Read More »

Ezanetor Rawlings is not a registered voter – EC explains

Dr. Ezanetor Rawlings - eligibility to stand for MP in limbo

The Electoral Commission (EC) has explained that Dr Ezanetor Rawlings was not a registered voter per their records. The eligibility of Dr Rawlings as the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary nominee for Klottey Korle constituency in Greater Accra is being challenged in court by Nii Armah Ashietey. Nii Ashietey, the incumbent Member of Parliament for the constituency who lost the November ... Read More »

Ada East Presiding member presented to paramountcy as Islamic Chief

Sakiri is officially introduced to the Ada paramountcy

Presiding member of the Ada East District Assembly of the Greater Accra Region, Alhaji Adjovu Ayisah, has been officially presented to the Ada paramountcy as Islamic Chief of Ada on Friday 26th February, 2016 at Nene Ada’s palace at Big Ada. His stool name is Sariki Alhaji Adjovu Ayisah I. He is married to three wives with ten children. The 59 ... Read More »

‘I love peace, I will ensure peaceful elections’ – President Mahama

President Mahama at church

President John Mahama has pledged to ensure the November 7 elections are peaceful and violence free. He pointed out that as a committed Christian and a lover of peace, he will do everything within his power to make the elections peaceful. The President made this known when he joined the West African Bishops who are attending the Regional Episcopal Conference ... Read More »

Philip Addison elected NPP Klottey Korle Parliamentary candidate

Philip Addison (left) beat Nii Noi Nortey (right) in the primaries

Lawyer Philip Addison has won the bid to represent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Klottey Korle Constituency during the November 7 polls. Out of the about 763 votes cast, Addison polled 396 votes while his closest contender, Nii Noi Nortey, polled 367 votes. The election was conducted under tight security on Saturday due to the tension that exists ... Read More »

‘Is Mahama living in Ghana with us?’ – Akufo Addo asks

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo - stands accused

  The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is wondering if President John Mahama has any idea about the unprecedented levels of economic difficulties and hardships the Ghanaian people have been plunged into under the 2-term government of the National Democratic Congress. According to Nana Akufo-Addo, President Mahama’s assertion, in his State of ... Read More »

Mahama’s State of the Nation address was ‘a theatrical performance’ – Nduom

Paa Kwesi Ndoum owns GN  Bank

Founder of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has criticized Members of Parliament (MPs) for behaving “irresponsibly” during the President’s delivery of the 2016 State of the Nation address on Thursday. In a post of his Facebook page, Dr. Nduom urged Ghanaians never to allow such a “theatrical performance to happen in the People’s House, Parliament, as ... Read More »