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Ayawaso West Wuogon incident: More injuries treated – Hospital 

The University of Ghana Hospital, Legon, says the number of injured persons at the facility, related to the Ayawaso West Wuogon incident, have risen from seven to 18. Giving an update on their condition on Thursday, Mr Eric Gaisey, the Administrator of the Hospital, told the Ghana News Agency in …

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EC goes ahead with Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election despite NDC withdrawal 

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Thursday said it would go ahead with the Ayawaso West Wuogon Parliamentary by-election despite the announcement by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it has withdrawn its Mr Delali Kwasi Brempong, its candidate from the race. Mr Kwame Amoah, the Greater Accra Regional Director of …

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NDC says it is withdrawing from Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the Chairman of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Thursday, announced that the Party is withdrawing from the ongoing Ayawaso West Wuogon Parliamentary by-election. Mr Ofosu-Ampofo told journalists the Party came to the decision in consultation with its candidate, Mr Delali Kwasi Brempong, following the outbreak …

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Police outlines security measures ahead of Ayawaso West By-election

The Accra Regional Police Command has outlined security measures ahead of the upcoming Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election slated for Thursday, January 31, 2019, to ensure an incident-free exercise. It said high Police presence would characterize the entire electoral process, such as the polling stations, collation centres and all other …

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Kennedy Agyapong dragged before Privileges Committee

Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central has been hauled before the Privileges Committee of Parliament for allegedly inciting the public against the murdered journalists, Mr Ahmed Hussein-Suale. This is the second time Mr Agyapong has been hauled to the committee in recent times over comments …

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We will abolish traffic light SHS system – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama Monday reiterated his resolve to abolish the double-track education system in Senior High Schools when elected to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) into the 2020 general elections and eventually grabbing power back for the Party. “We don’t like the traffic light system. We will …

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Former President Mahama tours Volta region ahead of primaries

Former President John Dramani Mahama has began a six-day campaign tour of the Volta region from Monday, January 28, to February 2, ahead of the Party’s presidential primaries on February 23, 2019. Mr James Gunu, Volta Regional Secretary of the Party told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that Mr Mahama …

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Volta NDC inaugurates committee to supervise presidential primaries

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has inaugurated a seven-member committee to supervise the party’s upcoming presidential primaries in the Region. It is chaired by Mr. Henry Ametefe, the Regional Vice Chairman. The other members are Pascal Agbagba, Regional Director of Elections, Mary Agbenyenu, a former Central …

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Bagbin congratulates people of Dagbon and Asantehene

Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker has congratulated the people of Dagbon for returning to a path of peace after 17 years of conflict and strife. In a statement copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, the longstanding Member of Parliament for Nadowli-Kaleo, said the resolution of the bloody …

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Speaker advocates for Paperless Parliament

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has advocated the Legislature go Paperless to speed up House proceedings and facilitate record keeping. Prof Oquaye made the disclosure in his address at the launch of the 2019 Africa Security and Safety (ASAS) Awards, Conference and Expo in Accra. “The launch …

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