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Battle over GHC80bn debt: NDC members are hypocrites – Oppong Nkrumah

The Minister for Information, Mr. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has described the National Democratic Congress (NDC) claim that the Akufo-Addo-led administration is on a borrowing spree as fallacious and without basis. The call by the Minority, saying the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has borrowed GHS 80billion...

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Lydia Alhassan donates 1500 Mathematical sets to BECE candidates

Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan has donated over 1000 stationery to final year students writing the BECE in her constituency. She made the donation to various school heads while encouraging the students to study hard in order to pass with flying...

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No cut-off point for BECE candidates – Adutwum assures

The Deputy Education Minister, Osei Yaw Adutwum has announced there will be no cut-off point for candidates sitting this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). Dr Adutwum who is in charge of Basic and Secondary Education made the revelation after some candidates in Chereponi expressed concern...

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Change governance structure of ILO – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for a change in the governance structure of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social justice and promote decent work by setting international labour standards. According to Akufo-Addo, African Ministers of...

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Election 2020: Almost 50% of electorate to vote against their MPs – Report

Research conducted by the Political Science department at the University of Ghana has revealed that 49.5 % of Ghanaians surveyed have said they will not vote for their incumbent Member of Parliament citing poor performance and a lack of representation. Interestingly, 42.6% of the respondents were...

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Canadian experts land in Ghana over kidnapped nationals

A team of Canadian security experts have arrived in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi, to help find two kidnapped nationals. It followed the visit the Inspector General of Police, David Asante Apeatu and the deputy Canadian High Commissioner to Kumasi over the weekend to receive a...

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR KINGSLEY NYARKO By Nana Kwadwo Akwaa

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR KINGSLEY NYARKO By Nana Kwadwo Akwaa     They say he is humble, I say he is also kind hearted and easily forgives his adversaries. They say he is a generational thinker, I say he is also a critical thinker and analyst. They...

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Indeed God is in Control of the Kumawu Chieftaincy Dispute – Read this Revelation.

Today, Sunday, 9 June 2019, I was in bed and just as I opened my eyes for a few minutes at around 14:00 BST, thus 13:00 Ghana time, and decided to go back to sleep, some intuitive message came to me. I had barely closed my...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Sporting Lisbon star Bruno Fernandes has been identified as a possible replacement for Paul Pogba at Manchester United or Christian Eriksen at Tottenham. Chelsea are undecided about who they want to replace Maurizio Sarri this summer as the big bosses see Frank...

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Ursula motivates BECE candidates with 2000 maths sets

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma West, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has distributed about 2000 pieces of mathematical sets to some Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates within the constituency. The distribution exercise was to show support as well as motivate the Junior High School (JHS) students...

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I didn’t promise Agogo Zongo Community anything; they are liars – NPP MP speaks

Embattled Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante Akyem North Constituency, Hon. Andy Appiah-Kubi has called the bluff of the indigenes of Agogo Zongo Community who rejected the rice and sugar he sent to them through the District Chief Executive, Hon. Francis Oti Boateng during the Ramadan....

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Disregard NDC’s ‘spiteful’ propaganda; 99% of 1V1D projects without incident – Oppong Nkrumah

Government of Ghana has reacted to claims by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who accused them of causing financial loss to the state by constructing ‘excavated ponds’ disguised as dams under the One Village, One Dam project. The opposition party in a press release issued by...

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President Akufo-Addo apeaks at ILO centenary celebration in Geneva

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been invited by the leadership of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to address the 108th International Labour Conference, in Geneva, Switzerland. He will lead the Ghanaian delegation, including the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration,...

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Leaked Tape: Arrest Ofosu-Ampofo in a dignified manner – NDC begs Gov’t

The largest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has warned the security agencies in the country to arrest its National Chairman Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo in a dignified manner. The NDC claims it has obtained a court warrant for the arrest of Mr Ofosu Ampofo who is standing trial...

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Kidnappings: UK reviews security alert to nationals traveling to Ghana

The United Kingdom (UK) has issued an updated security alert to its nationals traveling to Ghana urging them to be weary of violent clashes in the country and possible terrorist attack. It follows the kidnapping of two Canadian ladies who were whisked into a red Toyota...

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1V-1D: Ghanaians didn’t ask for Akosombo-like dams – Government to NDC

Government has rejected claims by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the One Village One dam policy has been a failure. The NDC has described the dams as dugouts and unfit for the purpose for which they were constructed. “It has now emerged that in...

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We won’t pay revised GHC84m electricity bill – Krobo group

United Krobo Foundation a pressure group in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality is calling on the Power Distribution Services (PDS) to write -off the purported debt of Ghc84,625,624.87 it claims to be accumulated bill owed it by customers in the Krobo area. Addressing the media on...

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Opuni trial: Prosecution witness makes important revelation

A key witness of the state in the trial of beleaguered former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Dr Stephen Opuni has confessed to his involvement in the purchase of over US$268 million fertilizer for the 2011/12 cocoa season through soul-sourcing. The witness, Dr Yaw Adu-Ampomah’s confession...

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NDC uncovers government’s plan to arrest Chairman Ofosu-Amopofo

The National Democratic Congress, NDC, says it has come to its knowledge that the government, using the security agencies, has obtained a court warrant for the arrest of its national Chairman, Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo. A statement signed by NDC’s Director of Communications, Mr Kakra Essamuah, said...

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Kennedy Agyapong converts to ‘Islam’; now Sheikh Osman

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Constituency, Kennedy Agyapong has shown his allegiance to the Islamic faith and outdoored his new Muslim name "Sheikh Osman” after a renowned Islamic philanthropist in the Quran. Islam the world over he noted was a religion of peace...

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President Akufo-Addo Matchless in the area of Women Empowerment—CVM

President Akufo-Addo Matchless in the area of Women Empowerment---CVM President Akufo-Addo has demonstrated more than enough to justify his unflinching love, respect and support for Women Empowerment in Ghana. No propaganda can outshine the remarkable achievements of President Akufo-Addo in the area of Women Empowerment. Some...

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Kevin Tayor of Friday Editorial Maligns Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo for Political Reasons

To prove the malignity of Kevin Ekow-Baidoo Taylor, the newscaster of "Friday Editorial" social media, towards His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his NPP government beyond reasonable doubt, I invite the whole world to watch and listen to the underlying video coverage of what transpired at...

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‘Take sensible precautions’ – UK government to citizens in Ghana

The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has updated travel advice to its citizens in Ghana following recent kidnappings and other forms of crime in Ghana. The British High Commission in Ghana said the update released on June 7, 2019 includes “new advice on kidnapping”. Preliminary...

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Go to court in your own interest – Former Clerk urges Ayariga

Embattled Bawku Central MP has been urged to purge himself of criminal allegation rather than avoiding the court. A former Clerk of Parliament, Samuel Ntim Darkwa said “I am afraid if a Member of Parliament is accused of a criminal offence, this does not give him...

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Terrorists likely to carry out attacks in Ghana – UK warns nationals

The United Kingdom (UK) has updated its foreign travel advice for British nationals travelling to Ghana, warning that terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in the country. The advice published June 7, 2019, adds that localised outbreaks of civil unrest can occur at...

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I have never insulted John Mahama – Wontumi replies NDC

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Bernard Antwi Boasiako has denied ever hurling insults at former President and 2020 flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama. “I’m very humble person. I have not insulted former President...

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DR. ASIAMA’S RESPONSE TO GABBY ASARE OTCHERE-DARKO LACKS LOGICAL COHERENCE.

DR. ASIAMA'S RESPONSE TO GABBY ASARE OTCHERE-DARKO LACKS LOGICAL COHERENCE. Probably buoyed by his ambitious desire to partner Mahama and to give the NDC's candidate gratification, Dr. Johnson Asiama has responded to Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko's erudite rendition on the causal factors behind the collapse of the...

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Update on the Kumawu Chieftaincy Wrangling Regarding an Alleged Bribery Inducement About to Take Place

Does it indeed matter most what people sitting on the fence doing nothing will say bitterly and discouragingly about you in the course of your dynamic dedication to be of service to your people, nation and humanity? People who don’t give a hoot about the plight...

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What a Shameless Opportunist Kevin Ekow-Baidoo Taylor of “Friday Editorial” is!

This week, and to be more precise on Friday, 7 June 2019, the social media "Friday Editorial" newscaster Kevin Ekow-Baidoo Taylor was again throwing his tantrums. If he were a woman, I would say he was on his period.Yes, from empirical observations and clinical conclusions, some...

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Chief Imam prays for Akufo-Addo to retain power in 2020

The Ashanti Regional Chief Imam, Sheik Abdul-Mumin Harun has endorsed the second term bid of President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo after he prayed to God to grant the President another four-year term to lead the country. He said the President needs another term to be able to...

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