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Akufo-Addo hails peaceful transition in Liberia

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has hailed the peaceful transition of power in Liberia as a significant milestone for the consolidation of democracy in West Africa and on the African continent as a whole. “For us in West Africa, I think that it is a sign that democratic consolidation that so many of us are seeking is in fact …

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I’II win NDC slot because I am the best candidate than Mahama – Former NHIA Boss

NDC Flagbearer hopeful and former boss of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has posited that the popularity of former President Mahama does not scare him in any shape or form. He was reacting to a question on what he will do should the former president decide to contest the 2020 race or not. Speaking on current affairs …

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Keep quiet! ‘Embarrassed’ Kofi Adams chides Bagbin, Sylvester Mensah

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Organiser has called for a cease-fire in the party after two senior members attacked former president John Mahama in separate interviews with Joy News. A disappointed Kofi Adams said the incessant open attacks are “hurting the NDC” and undermining its reorganization and unity efforts. Speaking to Evans Mensah on Joy FM’s Top Story Thursday, …

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Martin Amidu resigns from NDC

Former Attorney General and current candidate for the newly established position of Special Prosecutor,Martin Amidu, has reportedly relinquished his NDC (National Democratic Congress) membership. According to a report published by mynewsgh.com, Mr. Martin Amidu, a founding member of the main opposition NDC, has reportedly handed in his resignation from the political party in preparation of his formal assumption of the …

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Cash-for-seat probe: Awards organisers ‘deeply disturbed’ by forged document

Organisers of the Ghana Expatriate Business Award (GEBA) have refuted the authenticity of a document tendered in as evidence in the ongoing probe into the cash-for-seat scandal. The five-member Parliamentary Committee begun sitting last to look into the Minority’s allegations that seats were sold to expatriate business owners by the Trades Ministry and the Millennium Excellence Foundation (MEF), the awards …

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Presidential Staffers nervous about Amidu’s appointment – Dep. Chief of Staff

Deputy Chief of Staff, Samuel Abu Jinapor has revealed that not everyone within the Presidency is excited about President Akufo Addo’s appointment of the free spirited anti-corruption campaigner, Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. According to him, the choice of Mr Amidu who’s a ‘no nonsense’ and principled person has really unsettled some staff at the Presidency. “Let me tell …

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Alan jabs Ablakwa over ‘Cash For Seat’ saga

Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, yesterday challenged the wrong notion that expatriate businessmen who sat with President Akufo-Addo at the high table during the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards were made to pay $100,000 as a levy before being granted the opportunity to sit there. The minister appeared before the ‘Cash for Seat’ committee set up by the …

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4th Republic@25: Akufo-Addo’s full speech

Statement by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, at the silver jubilee celebration of the 4th Republic, on Sunday, 7th January, 2018, at the Independence Square, Accra. Let me begin by recalling that, on this auspicious day, three of our number are not with us. I refer to the late Prof. John Evans Atta-Mills, the 3rd President …

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PNC Chairman faces suspension over Akufo-Addo meeting

National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC) Bernard Mornah will have to explain to the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) the circumstances that led to the presence of suspended General Secretary Atik Mohammed at a meeting with the president or face suspension. Mr Mornah is expected to explain why he did not resist Mr Mohammed from holding himself as …

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NDC delegates will teach Anyidoho a bitter lesson – Mahama’s boy

Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in charge of operations, Mr Koku Anyidoho will be taught the lesson of his life should he dare contest for any executive position of the party considering his public commentary on certain sensitive issues in the party. A staunch supporter of the former President John Dramani Mahama, Mohammed Aboagye in an …

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