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EC chair attracts the wrath of MPs

Some Members of Parliament have expressed disappointment and anger at Mrs Jean Mensah, Chair, Electoral Commission, for her inability to appear before the house on Thursday The day had run into the afternoon in Parliament House, in Accra, and the House had come back from suspended sitting, in anticipation of …

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Election 2020: NDC declares three days of fasting

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has announced for the information of its supporters and the public, that the Party has declared three days of fasting and prayers, starting from Thursday, 5th November. A statement signed by Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the National Chairman of the NDC, copied to the Ghana News …

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NDC will address corruption canker

The next National Democratic Congress (NDC) government will address the canker of nepotism and corruption in national governance and development, if given another opportunity in the December polls. “We will tackle this canker head-on by making and putting in place, bold measures to stem the twin evils,” the NDC stated …

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CPP government to ‘uproot’ corruption

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) government, will reduce drastically the  size of government and use the resources available to provide the basic development for the people and displace corruption. Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, CPP Presidential Candidate said: “We pledge to rebuild our public institutions that are vital to our democracy, …

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NDP to extend maternity leave to six months

The National Democratic Party (NDP) is promising to extend maternity leave for all workers from three months to six months to enable women have enough time to nurse their babies adequately. According to the NDP, the current arrangement where women were given only three months paid leave, was not the …

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Independent Presidential candidate urges EC to absolve him of forgery

Mr Kofi Koranteng, an independent Presidential aspirant, disqualified for forgery by Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) in filing his nomination to contest in Ghana’s Election 2020, has prayed the Commission to absolve him of forgery. He also urged the Commission to place him on the ballot paper to contest the …

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No trader will pay back COVID-19 stimulus package – Mahama

Mr John Dramani Mahama, Presidential Candidate, National Democratic Congress (NDC), says no beneficiary of Government’s COVID-19 stimulus package will pay back should he win the December polls. A statement issued by Mr James Agyenim-Boateng, the Campaign Spokesman of the NDC, said Mr Mahama, in an engagement with chiefs and people …

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Akufo-Addo advises Ghanaians against electoral violence

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has advised Ghanaians to avoid political violence, and express themselves through their votes on Election Day. President Akufo-Addo who was speaking during a Regional Campaign tour of the Odododiodoo Constituency in Accra, said anyone who engaged in violence and intimidation, had nothing to offer Ghanaians in …

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PNC government will depoliticize state machinery – Dr Ayivor

The Peoples National Convention has described politicization of state machinery is a bane to national development and stressed that a PNC government will depoliticize state machinery for accelerated growth. Pastor Dr Divine Ayivor, PNC Vice Presidential Candidate told the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Accra that Election 2020 …

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We are tackling waste and good health of citizens – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said the government’s efforts to tackle the country’s waste problems were to make sure that citizens were always in a good health to go about their various duties. “The projects undertaken nationwide in relation to tackling waste issues were aimed at ensuring good health …

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