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Creation of new regions in the hands of EC and Ghanaians – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the process for the creation of the proposed six new regions is now in the hands of the Electoral Commission (EC) and Ghanaians. He was receiving the Report from the Commission of Enquiry at the Jubilee House, in Accra from its Chairperson, Mr. Justice …

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Electing local leaders in Ghana is long overdue – Hajia Alima Mahama

Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, has stated that allowing citizens to elect their local leaders in Ghana is long overdue after 30 years of local government practice. She noted that the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) as tabled by government …

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NDC needs united front to wrestle power in 2020

Mr Baba Gariba Adam, the newly elected Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Assin Central Constituency has stressed the need to forge ahead in unity to wrestle power in 2020. Delivering his victory message after the NDC’s Constituency elections on Saturday, the 40-year-old Businessman said that was …

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Court suspends Manyhia North Constituency NDC Election

A Kumasi High Court presided over by Justice Charles Adjei Wilson, has placed an interlocutory injunction on the constituency elections of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) slated for Saturday, June 23. The plaintiffs, Kwame Opoku and 32 others, all card-bearing members of the NDC, filed a writ at the court …

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Chiefs must rally support for Ghana card registration – Togbe Afede

Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli State and President of the National House of Chiefs has called on traditional leaders to rally support for the Ghana Card registration. He said it was an “important exercise” to help streamline identification and verification towards effective business transactions in the country and needed …

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NDC Coordinator wants Betty-Mould as National Chairman

Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Betty Mould Iddrissu, has been called upon to contest for the National Chairmanship of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). Alhaji Zibo Abdulai, the Coordinator of the Tema East branch of the NDC’s Zongo Caucus, said the former AG, who is a …

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Government will pass RTI Bill into law this year – Minister

Mr Rockson Ayine Bukari, Upper East Regional Minister has reiterated government’s preparedness to pass the Right to Information (RTI) bill into law this year. He indicated that government was enthusiastic about getting the RTI working as it formed the foundation for which corruption and its related phenomenon could be drastically …

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All is set for NDC constituency elections

Mr Lawrence Paa Nii Lamptey, Effutu Constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress has called on delegates to vote for creditable, disciplined and focus people who can lead the party to win 2020 elections. Mr Lamptey made the call in an interview with Ghana News Agency at Winneba, with regard …

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Bawumia educates Mahama on cedi performance 

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has described as second to none the performance of the Akufo-Addo-led government in the management of Ghana’s currency, the Cedi as against its major trading currencies, particularly the US dollar.  It follows a recent tweet by former President John Mahama in an attempt to ridicule …

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GII & RTI Coalition raises concern over the credibility of Ghana’s RTI Bill

The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) and the Right to Information (RTI) Coalition, have expressed concern about some clauses in the impending Right to Information Bill currently before Parliament. According to them, the Bill did not elaborate on the kinds of information to be proactively disclosed, whereas there were too many …

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