Politics: Politics

Good Intentions Don't Fight Corruption - Pratt

Saturday, April 25, 2015 Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper Kwesi Pratt has said a good and genuine intention is insufficient if government wishes to fight corruption. He said the fight against corruption can only be won if some deliberate action is put in place and executed. Speaking on Radio Gold rsquo;s news ...
President John Dramani Mahama

No Job Cut -Says President

Saturday, April 25, 2015 President John Dramani Mahama has dismissed reports that there will be retrenchment in the public sector in 2017 as a conditionality for the International monetary Fund (IMF) bailout. Media reports had earlier suggested that some public workers would be laid off as a condition for t ...

Koku Anyidoho

Anyidoho Against Mahama

Saturday, April 25, 2015 The first deputy general secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) Koku Anyidoho, has come under serious attacks from the youth of the party in the Volta region for allegedly running down the government. According to a group calling itself Volta Freedom Fighters (VFF), Anyidoh ...

'Soli' scandal: Presidency is not a micro finance company- Egbert Faibille

Saturday, April 25, 2015 Editor of the Observer Newspaper Egbert Faibille Jnr has condemned the Chief of Staff for doling out cash to editors and senior journalists at a meeting held at a Flagstaff House last week. He said the presidency is not a micro finance company to be doling out that cash to gate keepers. He mad ...
Dr. Afari Gyan

Committee Proposes Change To ‘No Verification No Vote

Saturday, April 25, 2015 The 10-member committee that was formed by the Electoral Commission (EC) to oversee the implementation of electoral reforms ahead of the 2016 general elections, has proposed a change to the lsquo;No Verification No Vote rsquo; rule. The committee is proposing the verification during the exhibiti ...

Ghana/Togo border not closed

Friday, April 24, 2015 Accra, April 24, GNA - The Ministry of Communications has denied reports that Ghana had closed its border with Togo at Aflao because of the impending elections in the neighbouring country. A statement issued in Accra on Friday by the Ministry and signed by the Communications Minister, Dr Edward ...

EC not bound to adopt electoral reforms - Afari Gyan

Friday, April 24, 2015 Accra, Apr 24, GNA - Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan, Chairman, Electoral Commission (EC), says the Commission is not bound to implement all the electoral reform recommendations of the Electoral Reforms Committee. The Committee was established to make and recommend changes to the nation's electoral system ...

I cannot fight corruption alone; Mahama charges Chief Directors to take charge

Friday, April 24, 2015 In a passionate appeal to Chief Directors, board chairs and public service kingpins, President John Mahama is asking sector leaders to take responsibility in the fight against corruption. ldquo;Corruption is not the responsibility of only the president. I am not everywhere in all your establishm ...
Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia

Gov't Must Explain Where $3billion Oil Cash Is - Bawumia

Friday, April 24, 2015 The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Vice Presidential candidate, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia is questioning the whereabouts of the over $3 billion accrued from oil revenues since exploration started in Ghana. A report released by the Public Interest and Accountability (PIAC) indicated that Ghana made about US ...

Nana Addo Visits Nigeria's Buhari

Friday, April 24, 2015 The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday, travelled to Abuja to pay a courtesy call on Nigeria 39;s President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. The visit according to Nana Addo, was to congratulate General Buhari on his historic victory in the co ...

Ghanaians in South Africa don't relate with High Commission - Ahwoi

Friday, April 24, 2015 Ghana rsquo;s High Commissioner to South Africa, Kwesi Ahwoi has dismissed claims by Ghanaian residents there that his outfit failed to support them during the xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals. While admitting there were challenges in identifying Ghanaians and their places of residence in ...

Coalition of Sekondi Constituency Youth Group roots for Sampson K.

Friday, April 24, 2015 Sekondi, April 24, GNA - The Coalition of Sekondi Constituency Youth Groups of the New Patriotic People's Party (NPP), has declared its support for Mr. Sampson K. Darko popularly known as Sampson K. to contest the upcoming primaries. Mr. Abdul Razak Asante, Convener together with Ishmael Dimah ...

Woyome Saga Haunts Barton Oduro – Bagbin

Friday, April 24, 2015 First Deputy Speaker of Parliament Ebo Barton-Oduro is being haunted by his role in the controversial Ghc51 million judgment debt paid to businessman Alfred Woyome, Majority leader Alban Bagbin has revealed. According to him, although no action has been taken against the former deputy atto ...
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