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NDC to boycott Metro T.V

The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused Accra based Metro TV of conspiring with some persons close to the opposition New Patriotic Party's flagbearer to muscle-out NDC representatives from the station’s Good Morning Ghana programme

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Parliament Approves Funds For Military Aircraft

Parliament yesterday approved some loan agreements for the acquisition of five military aircraft for the country. The loan agreements includes a $105,370,177.09, from the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) for the purchase of one Embraer E 190 jet with a hanger, an €11 million from Fidelity Bank Ghana for two DA42 MPP Guardian Surveillance aircrafts and another €60 million from the Deutsche Bank Sociedad Anónima Espanóla for the purchase of two CASA 295 aircraft

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Obed Asamoah: Deserting NDC contributed to its improved internal democracy

Dr Obed Yao Asamoah, founder of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has said that his leaving the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to form his own party has contributed to the improved internal democracy the ruling party is currently enjoying. The former leading member of the NDC, who deserted the party in 2006, said he left because the party was at the time not democratic enough

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Ship carrying oil from Ghana seized by pirates off Nigeria

Greek maritime officials say pirates have seized a Greek-run oil tanker off the coast of Nigeria. Officials said Monday that the Aegean Star and its 20-member crew were hijacked on Saturday. They say the ship was carrying oil from Ghana to Benin when it was seized 55 kilometers off the Nigerian coast, in the Gulf of Guinea

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NDC Buy Posh Campaign Cars

Investigations conducted by the Daily Guide have revealed that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) is seriously bracing itself for the 2012 campaigns by resourcing the various constituencies with a number of robust vehicles

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$250m for new jets

The Minority New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Parliament is fretting over the acquisition of more jets for the president. It is therefore set to raise issues with government's intention to purchase a number of aircraft for the Ghana Air Force when a loan for the intended procurement is presented to the House for approval, according to information gathered by the Daily Guide newspaper

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Rawlings: I will not follow cowards to war

Founder of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings has expressed shock at the cold reception given to himself and the wife at the just ended national delegates’ congress in Sunyani. Jerry John Rawlings revealed his feelings to a group of concerned NDC supporters led by Ashanti Regional Secretary, Joseph Yammin, on Tuesday

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Atta Akyea arrested for stealing

Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South, Samuel Atta Akyea, was Tuesday waylaid by the police and arrested while in court for alleged stealing and dishonest breach of trust. A contractor, Joseph Adom of J. Adom Limited, a construction firm is accusing the lawyer and New Patriotic Party member of a series of dishonest acts, including defrauding him of $60,000

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Nana Konadu to go independent?

Pressure has started mounting on defeated NDC flagbearer contender, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, to run as an independent candidate in next year’s presidential polls. A group of branch executives of the party from the Central Region proposed the idea at their meeting on Monday July 11. The executives, who are also members of the regional branch of the Friends of Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings (FONKAR) group which supported her bid for the NDC flagbearership, claim they have enough members to execute a national campaign. The former first lady contested president Mills for the NDC’s leadership but received just 90 votes, representing 3.1% of votes cast

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Obed Asamoah to rejoin NDC

Dr. Obed Yao Asamoah’s decision to return to the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has in no doubt elated many including the National Organiser of the party, Yaw Boateng Gyan, who says he had constantly prayed for such a day

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