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As you march against insecurity, lawlessness and impunity under Akufo-Addo/Bawumia gov’t, strictly observe covid-19 – NDC to Youth Wing

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has charged its Youth Wing to ensure strict adherence to all Covid-19 protocols of all persons who take part in the ‘March for Justice’ protest on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The Youth Wing of the main opposition party is set to lead a massive demonstrative tomorrow to call on the government to wake up and …

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Kumasi Mayor withdraws from MCE contest

Mr Osei Assibey-Antwi, the Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has withdrawn from the race to contest for another term, his Special Assistant, Mr Frederick Addai, said on Sunday.Mr Addai said the decision was based on personal reasons. He said the outgoing MCE, however, would continue to be at post until a successor was appointed. Mr Assibey-Antwi, a former Ashanti Regional …

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NDC youth wing announces routes for ‘A March for Justice’ protest on Tuesday

The youth wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has outlined the routes for its planned protest on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. This comes after the police okayed the protest after initially declining the request to provide the protesters the needed security. But after successful deliberations between the two sides, the police gave the green light for the protest dubbed, ‘ A March …

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#FixTheCountry: Efia Odo, others granted bail

Efia Odo, a social media biggie and 10 other members of the “#FixTheCountry” campaigners, arrested Friday by the Police, have been granted bail, a police source told the Ghana News Agency. Their arrest came shortly after a High Court hearing on whether or not the group should be allowed to stage a street protest, adjourned proceedings to 1330 hours for …

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Minority worried over the price of Sputnik V vaccine

The Minority in Parliament is worried about government’s agreement to pay US$19 per jab of Sputnik V through middlemen instead of paying under US$10 for the vaccine. According to them, other countries and multilateral agencies like the African Union (AU) purchased the same vaccines for under US$10. Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minority Leader made the observation at a Minority media briefing …

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Withdraw petition against Ayine – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has asked Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah to withdraw a petition filed with the General Legal Council against Dr Dominic Ayine for alleged derogatory comments he made on the 2020 presidential election petition. The comments followed a similar one made by Dr Ayine who was a former Deputy Attorney-General, which cast a slur on the administration …

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Finance Minister ‘runs’ from Ablakwa’s question on Akufo-Addo’s rented jet

Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has asked for a rescheduling of the question of Samuel Okudeto Ablakwa on the cost of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo ’s recent trip to France, Belgium and South Africa in a rented aircraft. The question was filed by Ranking Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee who considers the move by the President as “obscene …

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Minority calls for protection of Police and citizens

A daylight gruesome murder of a Police officer escorting a bullion van and a by-stander at James Town, in Accra on Monday, has elicited a reaction from the Minority Caucus in Parliament. As Police proceed with investigations, with threats to withdraw their officers for escort duties if fortified armoured vehicles are not provided for their duties, the Minority at a …

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Nine aspirants vie for Adaklu DCE position

Nine persons have filed their nominations to contest the position of District Chief Executive (DCE) for Adaklu. The candidates include Mr Phanuel Kadey Donkor, the current DCE of the area. Mr Stephen Obimpeh, Adaklu Constituency Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency in a telephone interview on Thursday. The other candidates are Mr …

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NDC to hold special national delegate congress

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will hold a special national delegate congress at the end of 2021 to deliberate on important issues affecting the Party. Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the National Chairman of the NDC, said this was necessary because anytime a Party national delegate congress was convened for elections, they tend to miss the critical ingredients affecting the Party. This, …

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