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Bolgatanga Assembly elects Presiding Member

VETERAN FEMALE politician and former Upper East Regional chairperson of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Agnes Atayila, was on Wednesday elected as the Presiding Member (PM) of Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly. She polled 29 votes to beat her only contender, Augustine ...

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$1 million per constituency being used to build dams, toilets – Minister

Special Development Initiatives Minister, Mavis Hawa Koomson, says the government has begun implementation of the disbursement of the $1 million per constituency promised in the 2016 manifesto of the governing New Patriotic Party. According to the Minister, out of the ...

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Akufo-Addo slams Mahama over ghost projects

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said that the so-called unprecedented projects, especially roads, which former President John Dramani Mahama and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) government spoke about are nowhere to be found. During the 2016 electioneering campaign, then President Mahama ...

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NPP releases vetting timetable

Chairman of the National Elections Committee of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Most Rev. Dr. Asante Antwi, has issued a statement announcing dates for for vetting aspirants running for various national positions in the party’s forthcoming national elections. This ...

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MMDCE elections: Nduom jabs Nana Addo over ‘postponement’

The Founder and leader of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Ndoum, has lashed out at the Akufo-Addo government for postponing the implementation of a manifesto promise to ensure that Municipal Metropolitan and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) are ...

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Our leaders are ‘handicapped’, future leaders need training – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor believes there is a competency deficit in most African leaders, leaving them “grossly handicapped.” Speaking over the weekend at a fundraising ceremony for the Kufuor Foundation Endowment Fund, he said many leaders on the continent ...

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Insha Allah, 2020 is ours: Mahama

The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is coming back into power in 2020, former President John Mahama has said.Although he is yet to declare his political future, Mr Mahama told the NDC’s maiden Conference of Ex-MMDCEs on Saturday that ...

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Love for money destroying NDC – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has bemoaned the money making venture in politics which he thinks has contributed to the disunity in the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).“As we hold this dialogue to plot an agenda for a positive performance ...

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Bolgatanga: NDC Unity Walk in pictures

Hundreds of sympathizers, former government appointees, present and past Members Parliament of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Upper East Region last Saturday, took part in a street walk dubbed; ‘Unity Walk’, led by former president John Dramani ...

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Mahama counsels Akufo-Addo: Tolerate your political opponents

Ghana’s Ex-president, John Dramani Mahama has advised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his appointees to tolerate their political opponents and absorb all manner of criticisms from them and the public at large. “One of the things you need to ...

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