Politics

Rawlings Praises NPP Consistency

J.J Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has stated that the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been consistent in holding onto its values. He said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) – the party he founded and led for a long time does not appear to be consistent in the pursuit of its values. The former President has persistently stated that the ...

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Mrs Georgina Wood appointed unto Council of State

Georgina Wood

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed the retiring Chief Justice, Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood unto the Council of State. The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Ocquaye announced the appointment on the floor of the House in accordance with Article 89(2) (a) (i) which mandates the President to nominate a former Chief Justice as a member of the advisory ...

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NDC suffered identity crisis — Spio Garbrah

Spio Garbrah

A one-time flagbearer hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Ekow Spio Garbrah, has said the party suffered an identity crisis during the last election because it abandoned the tenets that defined its foundation. He said the principles of probity, accountability and integrity which occasioned the June 4 Revolution were hardly touted by the party as it battled the ...

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Chinese Embassy makes donation to Attorney General

Chinese Embassy

Madam Sun Baohong, the Chinese Ambassador, on Tuesday, donated items, including desktop computers, printers, UPS and a cheque for 10,000 Ghana cedis, to the office of the Attorney General. The donation is to support the Attorney General’s Office, towards organising a stakeholders’ consultative workshop, on the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017. The Chinese Ambassador said China-Ghana relations were ...

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NPP holds national delegates confab

NPP

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has planned to hold its 2017 annual delegates conference at Cape Coast in the Central Region from 25th to 27th August, 2017. In a press statement issued and signed by acting General Secretary, Mr John Boadu on Monday, the party said the conference would not be for the election of party executives. The statement ...

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Minister warns Bole chiefs

Bole

The Northern Regional Minister Salifu Saeed has sent a strong warning to chiefs in the Bole District of the Northern Region that the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) will not allow any group of people or some individuals to jeopardize the peace of the Gonjaland. A joint military and police team has been stationed in the Bole District to maintain peace ...

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Julius Debrah approved 43 cars before transition team was formed

In the latest twist to the controversial purchase of 43 vehicles in the last week of the Mahama government, Citi News has sighted a letter signed by the then Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah authorizing the deal. This letter from the former Chief of Staff, Mr. Julius Debrah, was signed two days before then-President, John Mahama inaugurated the Presidential transition ...

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Sefa Kayi scolds ‘Mosquito’ over ‘irresponsible’ murder comment

Host of Peace FM’s flagship programme Kokrokoo, Kwami Sefa Kayi has condemned comments by the General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress Johnson Asiedu Nketia over the lynching of Captain Maxwell Mahama. Mr Asiedu Nketia in an interview with Asempa FM on Wednesday, noted the horrifying murder happened “under the direct supervision of President Akufo-Addo”. He stressed that since ...

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Mahama criticises Trump over ‘misinformed’ Climate Change decision

Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has lashed out at US President, Donald Trump over his decision to opt out of the Paris climate agreement signed by his predecessor Barack Obama. John Mahama in a series of tweets in reaction to America opting out on Thursday said Donald Trump’s decision was from a “truly misinformed position”. The Paris Agreement is to ...

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