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Majority Leader calls for probe into undelivered 200 ambulances

The Majority Leader, Mr Osei-Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has called for the conduct of forensic audit into the 200 ambulances worth €15 million that were to be procured in 2014, but out of which only 30 were delivered. According to him, the Ministry of Health had revealed that the money for the remaining …

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CPP Acting chairperson, two others sued

Two leading members of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has filed a writ against Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim Haruna and two others seeking an order prohibiting the holding of the party’s national congress scheduled for March, 2020 by the newly constituted Central Committee. The plaintiffs are: Bright Akwetey, Chairman of CPP …

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Political parties urged to draw their Manifestoes from state policies

Participants at a project Inception meeting on “Promoting issues based campaign on Fisheries, mining, oil and gas governance for election 2020”, have kicked against the development of political Manifestoes independent of State Policy and the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC). They argued that the practice over the years had resulted …

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This year’s campaign will be issue based – John Mahama

The Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Former President John Dramani Mahama, says his party’s political campaign towards the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections will be based on the track record and achievements of the NDC. The Former President emphasized that “This year’s campaign would be issue based, it …

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CPP suspends nominations following court injunction

The Convention Peoples Party (CPP), on Friday suspended the filing of nominations and all other activities towards the March 28 National Delegates Congress of the party due to a court injunction. Mr James Kwabena Bomfeh Junior, Acting General Secretary of the CPP, told the Ghana News Agency that the developments …

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Ghana Parliament approves proposed $993m multi-purpose Pwalugu Dam project

Parliament has endorsed a contract agreement covering over US$ 993 million between the Government of Ghana and Powerchina International Group Limited for the construction of a multipurpose dam project at Pwalugu, in the Upper East Region. The Ministry of Energy is representing the Government of Ghana in the EPC/Tumkey Contract …

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Court admits Ofosu-Ampofo’s audio recording interview into evidence

The Accra High Court on Thursday admitted the controversial audio recording in the trial of Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo and Mr Anthony Kwaku Boahen, Chairman and deputy communications director respectively of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). The Court presided over by Mr Samuel K. Asiedu said the defense had not …

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Minority debunks President Akufo-Addo’s statement on oil wells

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has disagreed with a statement by President Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA) that their administration did not drill new oil wells between 2013 and 2016. According to them, records from the Petroleum Commission indicated otherwise, showing …

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Regional ministers, coordinating directors sign 2020 performance contract

The 16 regional ministers and their respective regional coordinating directors (RCDs) have signed the 2020 Performance Contract with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in Accra, which forms a benchmark for their assessment. Mr Kwasi Adjei-Boateng, the Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, and Dr Nana …

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CPP leadership and aspirants kick against high filing fees

Some leading members of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) on Friday kicked against the high cost of filing fees being charged for various positions of the party. Mr Kweku Quansah, Aspirant for National Chairmanship told the Ghana News Agency in an interview that, the nomination fees were astronomical, deterring and …

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