Tag Archives: NDC

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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Five state vehicles retrieved by task-force

State Vehicles task-force

The assets retrieval task-force has retrieved five vehicles belonging to the state at Nsawam in the Eastern Region. The vehicles include two Toyota Landcruisers, BMW saloon cars and a Mitsubishi Pajero. The vehicles were parked on a private property belonging to one William Baah, an auctioneer. According to the assets retrieval officer who led the task force, Akwesi Abrebrese, the ...

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NPP gov’t is cheating cocoa farmers – Minority alleges

cocoa farmers

The Minority in Parliament is accusing the government of offering cocoa farmers a terrible deal with its decision not increase the cocoa producer price due to a fall in world market prices. The minority argued that government must utilize the cocoa stabilization fund established by the previous government, to cushion farmers instead of the insensitive approach the COCOBOD intends to ...

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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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Finance Minister to give ‘full disclosure’ on $2.25bn bond issue today

Ken Ofori Atta on GDP

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta will later today [Wednesday], appear before Parliament to disclose the full details of the controversial $2.25 billion bond issued by the government in April 2017. This follows the passage of a half-hour motion last week by the House, to summon the minister to provide the full complement of documentation related to the issuance, the participants, the ...

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State Attorney’s advice was ‘exceptional’ – Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu on Delta 8

Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has defended the Senior State Attorney who discontinued the trial of eight members of the pro-NPP vigilante group, Delta Force, describing her legal advice as “exceptional”. The eight were being tried for storming the Kumasi Circuit courtroom to harass the judge and other court officials, and forcibly freed 13 other members of the group that ...

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Corruption blocked Mahama govt from accessing $2.9bn donor fund -Osafo-Marfo

Osafo-Maafo

The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Marfo has disclosed that the erstwhile John Mahama administration was unable to access some grants and loans meant for development due to corruption and difficulties in sidestepping rules. According to him, an exercise he personally supervised revealed that the former government was unable to use about 2.9 billion dollars given by donor countries and organisations for ...

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Govt has created fear and panic among workers – Minority

Workers Day , Minority Income Tax

The Minority in Parliament has accused the government of reneging on good promises it made to Ghanaian workers, thus creating a status quo of fear and panic among workers. In its assessment, the Minority said after taking over power, the Akufo-Addo-led government has to “a large extent limited the free friendly worker environment” workers enjoyed. “As a democratic society, we ...

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Botchwey’s committee exposes divisions in NDC – Koku Anyidoho

NDC - Koku Anyidoho

The Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Koku Anyidoho has said that the fact finding Professor Kwesi Botchwey election review committee, tasked to investigate why the NDC lost Election 2016 has unveiled a myriad of problems within the NDC. To him, setting up the committee was “one of the best decisions we’ve taken as a political ...

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NPP will choke with credibility problems – Minority Leader

NPP will choke with credibility

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has predicted that many of the campaign promises by the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) will remain unfulfilled. “I am profoundly optimistic that the ruling NPP government will choke with credibility problems in honouring their lousy and mouth-watering promises to the electorate,” he told the Daily Graphic in an interview moments after ...

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