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Volta NDC is formidable and poised for victory in 2020 – Ablakwa

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu and Chairman, Volta Regional Communication Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Saturday said the party “is formidable and poised” for victory in the December Elections. He said contrary to claims that there are factions in Volta NDC, “we are rather more united and working in tandem with …

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‘Stop the needless excuses and release the ambulances now’ – NDC to Akufo-Addo

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has lambasted the ruling government for what they term deliberate refusal to distribute the 275 ambulances procured with taxpayers’ money. President Akufo-Addo had announced at his recent encounter with the media that the much talked about ambulances will be released on Monday, 6 January 2020. However, a request from the National Ambulance Service through …

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‘A lot of fingers can’t be recognised’ – EC defends ¢400m request for new voters’ register

The Electoral Commission (EC) says its current system is outdated and weak hence the request for ¢444,846,663 to compile a new voters’ register before the 2020 general election. EC’s Director of Electoral Services, Dr Serebour Quaicoe during the PM Express show on Tuesday said the Commission is currently facing numerous challenges with the biometric verification system which need to be …

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‘I am not promoting evil in Tema Newtown’

The incumbent assembly member for Oklor Kofi Electoral Area, Tema Newtown, has debunked the assertion that he promotes social vices in the area. Some electorates in the area accused him of befriending drug addicts, a situation they indicated promoted deviant behaviours in the area where he wanted to be reelected. Mr Sumaila Agabby, the incumbent aspirant, is fiercely being contested …

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Four Ghanaians join UK House of Commons

Four Ghanaians have found their way into the UK House of Commons after securing a win in the elections held on Thursday, December 12, 2019. The four, made up of two females and two males, won on the tickets of the Labour Party and the Conservative Party respectfully. While, Abena Oppong-Asare won the Erith and Thamesmead Constituency with 48 per …

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EC is worse, they tricked us – NDC fumes

Director of elections of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, has accused the Electoral Commission (EC) of corruption. According to him, the Electoral Commission has connived with the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to deceive them into a meeting only for them to realise that they were there to witness the demonstration of a software for a …

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Election 2020: 11% of voters say they won’t vote NDC or NPP

People who have declared a ‘no vote’ for either of the two major political parties; National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the impending 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections is on the rise. According to the latest Afrobarometer survey, 11% of Ghanaians say they will not vote in the upcoming elections. This is a 6% increase from …

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Mahama accuses government of misappropriating Zongo development fund

Former President John Dramani Mahama has accused the Akufo-Addo government of misappropriating the Zongo Development Funds. At a meeting with Executives of the Federation of Muslim Council on Tuesday, Mr Mahama indicated that the fund must be used to address the major challenges of the people who lived in Zongo and not ‘insignificant things’. “We don’t want to come and …

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We’ll make public video evidence of Asiedu Nketia’s meeting with Akufo-Addo – NPP

General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. John Boadu, appears appalled at the conduct of the National Democratic Congress, particularly it’s General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia. The NPP stalwart was surprised to hear the Chief Scribe of the opposition party say “there was never a consensus on the referendum”, and that there was also “no meeting between them (NDC) …

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Nyaho-Tamakloe hints of new party to break 27-year NPP, NDC duopoly

A new political party could spring up ahead of the 2020 general elections to challenge Ghana’s duopoly, the governing NPP and the opposition NDC. Former Chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe drooped hints of this when he spoke to theghanareport.com in an exclusive interview last Wednesday. “We will get on board,” he said on the sidelines …

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