Politics

Don’t abolish Heritage Fund – Political Parties

Political parties in Ghana have unanimously kicked against moves to abolish or for the government to start using the Heritage Fund. The Heritage Fund is strategic endowment reserve set up to “support the development for future generations when Ghana’s petroleum reserves have been depleted”, according to the Petroleum Revenue Management Act of 2011. The fund receives nine per cent of ...

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NDC pays GHC5.4m to…

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) accountant who was filed recently by the party has revealed that the party paid huge sums of money to the Electoral Commission (EC). According to Mathias Mokono Wilson, who claims to have worked with the party as accountant for 23 years, a total amount of GHC5.544,630 was withdrawn through him and the General Secretary, ...

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Hannah Tetteh to face MPs over Gitmo two

Just when Ghanaians had almost forgotten about the hosting of two former Guantanamo Bay detainees in the country from the United States, Parliament is scheduled to query the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hannah Tetteh, in a closed sitting of MPs on Friday, February 19, 2016. A Member of Parliament’s Committee on Defence and Interior, Major Derrick Oduro, had indicated to ...

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I’ll contest November polls – Nana Konadu

Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings has stated she will contest in the November Presidential and parliamentary elections. According to the founder of the National Democratic Party (NDP), a lot of individuals have expressed the desire to contest for her party’s slot in a primaries, and she will be one of them. “There are a number of people who ...

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NMC condemns Ken Agyepong, Afia Schwarzenegger

NATIONAL MEDIA COMMISSION CONDEMNS THE USE OF INDECENT LANGUAGE IN BROADCASTING The National Media Commission (NMC) has noted with dismay the recent exchanges between a radio presenter Valentina Afia Agyeiwaa (aka Afia Schwarzenegger) and the Member of Parliament for Assin North, Hon Kennedy Kwame Ohene Agyepong, on Okay FM and Oman FM, which has subsequently been rebroadcast on other radio ...

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Onsy withdraws suit against CPP

Former Presidential aspirant of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Onsy Nkrumah, has withdrawn the suit against the CPP that intended to stop the party from holding its presidential primaries. Mr. Nkrumah, prior to the CPP primaries filed a suit at the Human Rights Court to stop the congress after he was disqualified by the party. Onsy who claims to be ...

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Krobos must change voting pattern – Akufo-Addo

The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed to Krobos to vote massively for the New Patriotic Party, in both presidential and parliamentary elections, and thereby help deliver a resounding victory for the party in the November polls

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Volta chief declares victory for Akufo-Addo

Togbe Kwaku Apasu, the chief of Nyive in the Norvisi Traditional Area of the Volta Region, has declared his support for the flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, saying the latter would win the presidential slot in the November polls

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Bribery scandal hits CJ’s office

A private legal practitioner, I.B. Akwantey has petitioned President John Dramani Mahama to remove from office Justice Dennis Dominic Adjei of the Court of Appeal for allegedly collecting money from judges of the lower bench for promotions and the opportunity to study abroad

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Fear grips NDC over defeat

It appears putative claims of unprecedented infrastructure development by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government have not taken away apprehension of imminent defeat among members of the governing party

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NDC admits: Zanetor is not a registered voter

A Regional Executive of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have admitted claims that the party's vetting Committee was fully aware that Dr. Zanetor Rawlings was not registered voter on the Electoral Commission roll as at the time she filed and contested for the NDC parliamentary primaries elections last November

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