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Stakeholders discuss relevance of Deputy Regional Ministers

A roundtable discussion to deliberate the relevance of Deputy Regional Ministers in governance has been held in Bolgatanga.  The discussion, which was on the theme: the relevance of Deputy Regional Ministers in Local governance, was expected to generate public debate, draw the attention of major stakeholders particularly the government with …

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Akufo-Addo reshuffles, appoints new ministers

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has reshuffled some of his ministers and appointed new ones, a release from the presidency says. At the beginning of his presidency, Akufo-Addo appointed 110 ministers into office. But the changes only involve 15 ministers. The changes, and new appointments, the release says take immediate effect. …

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President’s nominee as Pru East DCE confirmed

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s nominee as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Pru East in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Mr Joshua Kwaku Abonkrah was on Monday  confirmed by the Assembly Members (AMs) with 87 per cent yes votes. Mr Abonkrah who was the Pru East Constituency Secretary of the New …

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Goosie Tanoh must contest NDC’s presidential slot – Group

Members of the Greater Nzema Development Association (TGNDA) have appealed to Mr Goosie Tanoh to contest the upcoming National Democratic Congress’s (NDC) flagbearer election. The TGNDA, which is made up of the NDC’s organizers and activists in the Western Region, stated that Mr Goosie Tanoh was the surest way for …

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Asiedu Nketia to seek re-election as NDC General Secretary

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia has officially declared his intention to seek re-election as the General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the party’s National Delegates Congress on December 7, 2018. Mr Asiedu Nketia, who is the current NDC General Secretary announced his intention at a press conference …

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NDC Flagbearer Elections schedule for December 7

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has scheduled December 7, 2018 for its National Delegates Congress to elect a Flagbearer to lead the Party in the 2020 General Elections. The Party has also opened nominations and directed all potential candidates to first inform the Party of their intention to contest the slot before …

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About 50 of us were tricked to endorse Mahama – Naabu

Mr Joseph Naabu, MP for Yunyoo has protested the inclusion of his name on the list that allegedly endorsed the candidature of former President John Dramani Mahama. “The fifty MPs in question signed up believing they were signing an attendance book in Parliament.” Mr Naabu, who was speaking exclusively with …

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Mahama’s endorsement propaganda won’t work- NDC Gurus

Following the alleged endorsement of former President John Dramani Mahama, some of the delegates have decided to stage an objection calling it a deliberate mind game by Mahama loyalists to help his bid to lead the NDC again in 2020. “The picture that the MPs attempted to paint does not …

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Ablekuma North Assembly confirms Kofi Ofori as MCE

Mr Kofi Ofori, the President’s nominee for the position of Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the newly created Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly has been confirmed by members of the assembly. In an election supervised by the Municipal Electoral Commission, all the 10 Assembly Members present gave Mr Ofori, also known …

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Ghana sowing seeds of debilitating conflict – Kwesi Botchwey

Professor Kwesi Botchwey, Executive Chairman of the African Development Policy Initiative (ADPOI) has bewailed what he termed “the raging vengefulness and recrimination” that had characterised the country’s body politics. The practice, he said provided fertile grounds for sowing seeds of debilitating generational conflicts. “The cycle of vengefulness and recriminations in …

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