Politics

Stay off EC – Minority Leader warns Akufo-Addo

Minority leader

Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu says President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is meddling in the affairs of the Electoral Commission at his own risk. According to him, the Akufo-Addo-led government wants to follow through with its ploy to oust heads of all public institutions but the opposition, he resolves, will not see that succeed at the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC). A ...

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I am ready for ‘baseless allegations’ – Charlotte Osei

Charlotte Osei

Chairperson of the Electoral Commission says allegations of abuse of office and fraud levelled against her by some unnamed staff of the Commission are baseless and frivolous. Charlotte Osei has issued a press release on calls by the unnamed staff calling for her impeachment, stating that she has appropriate responses to all 29 allegations on which the calls for her ...

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Journalists to grill Nana Addo today

Aviation

President Akufo-Addo will today, answer questions from journalists at the Flagstaff House, as he opens up himself for assessment of his six months in office. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, has said the President will not use the platform to shower praises on himself but will use the occasion to touch on his achievements and challenges so far, and also outline ...

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.NDC thugs kill one at Sankore

A 30-year old unemployed man from Sankore in the Asunafo South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region, Kwaku Addai, was on Saturday reportedly killed by some suspected hooligans of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Sankore Zongo. Though the District Police Commander of Asunafo South, ASP Robert Akwasi Boakye, confirmed the killing to DAILY GUIDE, he was unable to give details, ...

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Ghanaians abroad to vote now

President Akufo-Addo together with Frema Osei-Opare, Chief of Staff exchanging pleasantries with some diasporans after the opening session of the summit President Akufo-Addo has indicated that the time to implement the much talked-about Representation of the People’s Amendment Law (ROPAL) is now. The law, which was passed under the then New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration headed by President Kufuor, was ...

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Parliament-NLA bribery: GII, CDD and GACC unite for ‘independent probe’

Parliament of Ghana

Three prominent anti-graft and governance institutions have called for an independent probe into the possible bribery scandal that has hit Parliament and the National Lotteries Authority (NLA). The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) and Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) want the leadership of Parliament to “sweep the allegations under the carpet.” It emerged this week ...

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23 MPs are without offices

Parliament of Ghana

Twenty-three Members of Parliament in the current parliament do not have offices for themselves and their auxiliary staff. The situation has prompted Mr Rockson-Nelson Etse Kwame Dafeamekpor, MP for South Dayi to file a question that asked the “Majority Leader and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs when offices shall be provided for the 23 other Members of Parliament who are without ...

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Minority wants NAPO grilled over ‘stranded’ BECE candidates

The Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, might soon face Parliament’s Education Committee following the refusal of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), to organize a special exams for some 200 students at Bunkpurugu in the Northern Region who could not write two papers in the just ended exams. The over two hundred students were unable to write this ...

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Akufo-Addo leaves for Zambia on 3-day official visit

President Akufo-Addo has left the country today, Monday, 26th June, 2017, for a 3-day official visit to the Republic of Zambia. His visit is at the invitation of the President of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu. President Akufo-Addo will hold bilateral talks with President Edgar Lungu, aimed at deepening bilateral ties between the two countries, as well as exploring other areas ...

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Rawlings @70: ‘Papa J’ receives surprise gift

Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings received a surprise gift on Thursday on his 70th birthday. Mr Rawlings, Ghana’s longest serving President turned 70 on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Auto Jewellin surprised him with paint restoration and full valet service for his old vehicle, Corvette, which he has had for a long time. Source: graphic.com.gh

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