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Akufo-Addo’s integrity is unmatched, attempts to denigrate him will fall flat – Sam Pyne

Ashanti Regional secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Sam Pyne has defended the integrity of president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, saying the president stands tall compared to former president John Mahama Sam Pyne says attempts by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC)...

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Akufo-Addo justifies double intake in SHS

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Wednesday justified the government’s decision to adopt a double intake system to increase access to high school education and address the problem of inadequate infrastructure. He said the adoption of the double intake system would provide the government with the capacity...

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Kweku Baako refutes Kennedy Agyapong’s betrayal claims

Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper has disclosed how a meeting with President Akufo-Addo, Anas Aremeyaw Anas and their teams ensued. This disclosure was to debunk allegations levelled against him by the Assin Central consituency MP, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong. According to reports, Kennedy Agyapong had...

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Dr Bawumia visits NABCO interview centre, interacts with applicants

The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Wednesday 25th July, 2018 paid a surprise visit to the offices of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to evaluate the ongoing interviews with applicants for the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) and interact with officials of the...

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Akufo-Addo enskinned as ‘Development’ and ‘Say and Do’ Chief

His Excellency the President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has been enskinned as a “Development” Chief and “Say and Do” Chief respectively from two Traditional Kingdoms in the Northern Region. The Overlord of the Mamprugu Traditional Area, Nayiri Mahama Abdulai Shiriga at his palace in Nalerigu enskinned...

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President Akufo-Addo ends tour of Upper West Region

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 25th July, 2018, ended his 2-day tour of the Upper West Region, bringing to an end his week-long tour of the three Northern Regions. As part of his activities on Monday, 24th July, in the...

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‘We are proud of you’ – Upper West Chiefs to Akufo-Addo

Chiefs from the Upper West Region have expressed their appreciation to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the implementation of his manifesto pledges and several other pro-poor policies over the last 18 months, the period of stay of the President’s government in...

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President unhappy with Wa Poly’s delay to effect name change

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed unhappiness with the Wa Polytechnic for the delay to change the institution’s name to Hilla Limann Polytechnic several months after the announcement was made. President Akufo-Addo in January 2018 renamed the Polytechnic to Hilla Limann Polytechnic following a recommendation...

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Education holds the key to success – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said Ghana will not realise the desired results unless the total education of the people becomes the central concern for all in the society. Societies like the United States of America (USA), Japan, South Korea, India Canada and China among...

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58 file nominations to contest NDC’s Ashanti Regional election

Fifty-eight persons aspiring for various executive positions in the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashanti Region, have successfully filed their nominations. A total of 70 aspirants picked forms when nominations were opened between July 16 and 18 but 12 out of the number failed...

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Former President Mahama leads Commonwealth Observer Group to Zimbabwe

Former President John Dramani Mahama is leading a 23-member Commonwealth Observer Group to the harmonised Zimbabwean election taking place on Monday July 30. The Group, which will be deployed to 10 provinces across the country will remain in Zimbabwe after the election till August 06. Speaking...

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Use your ‘Kokromoti’ power to get North-East Region – Akufo-Addo urges Mamprugu

The President of the Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has urged the Chief and people of Mamprugu Traditional Area in the East Mamprusi District to massively vote for “YES” in an impending referendum for a North-East Region to be created out of the Northern Region....

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Kweku Baako held the gadget that interviewed Akufo-Addo on #12 – Ken Agyapong alleges

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has descended on Editor-In-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, for allegedly betraying President Akufo-Addo. Mr Agyapong also labelled Mr Baako a hypocrite for allowing investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, to interview the President...

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Gaming commission fights illicit gaming to protect children

The Gaming Commission of Ghana says it has taken steps aimed at fighting illegal gaming operations as well as protecting children from being exposed to gambling. The Commission says it seeks to ensure that the gaming industry is safe, especially for children. Speaking to TV3 on...

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Hearts of Oak back dissolution of Ghana football

The Public Relation Officer (PRO) of Ghanaian premier league giants, Accra Hearts of Oak, Opare Kwame Addo, has offered his support to government’s decision to re-structure the football fraternity saying there is no need to hurry things up. Ghana football for the past weeks has been...

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Akesse Brempong to storm Jamestown British-Accra with Agape Carnival.

Akesse Brempong to storm Jamestown British-Accra with Agape Carnival. It's been 3 editions of impactful, life transforming and entertaining "Agape Carnivals" for two consecutive times at the West Hills mall and the most recent one held at the Kumasi City mall right from 2015 through to...

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EC must get back to work – Outgoing US Ambassador

Mr. Robert Porter Jackson, outgoing Ambassador of the United States of America to Ghana said the country must work towards getting the Electoral Commission (EC) back in position to play its role as a neutral arbiter in the next elections. He said the EC had been...

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Free SHS: Shift system doesn’t help – Mahama

Former president John Mahama has once again advised the Akufo-Addo government to broadly consult for a smooth running of the Free SHS system. Mr. Mahama is bemused over government’s decision to run “a double tracking system” from September 2018 at the Second Cycle level due to...

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Jean Mensa, et al fit for EC job – Think Tank

The Strategic Thinkers Network-Africa (STRANEK) has said the nominees for the Electoral Commission job are “competent and fit” for the positions. The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has reservations over the nominations, describing the EC chairperson nominee Mrs. Jean Mensa as pro-NPP. However, the policy think...

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Don’t go beyond three babies – Population Council warns

The National Population Council (NPC) is pushing for the enforcement of a policy that will enjoin couples to give birth to a maximum of three babies as a resolute measure to control population growth. According to the National Population Policy, the main targets for the population...

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We will purge Police of miscreants — IGP

Police personnel found guilty of professional misconduct will face the full rigours of the law, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr David Asante-Apeatu, has stated. Speaking in an interview with the Daily Graphic yesterday, the IGP said the Police Administration was mindful of the happenings...

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Free SHS will remain free for all – Gabby Otchere-Darko

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s nephew, Gabby Otchere-Darko, has said every High School going student will continue to enjoy Free SHS despite the ongoing debate that those who have the means are made to pay for their children’s second-cycle education. Implementation of the policy started in...

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I respect Mesut Ozil’s Germany decision, says Arsenal boss Unai Emery

I respect Mesut Ozil's Germany decision, says Arsenal boss Unai Emery By Richard Cooke Emery: I respect Ozil decision Arsenal manager Unai Emery says he respects Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football. Unai Emery respects Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football with...

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Hearts CEO Mark Noonan hails Sulley Muntari

The Chief Executive Officer of Hearts of Oak, Mark Frank Noonan has described Former Ghana midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari as the most perfect example of class. The Former Liberty Professionals product has been training with Hearts at the Legon Ajax Park for the past two weeks...

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Removing and appointing new EC chair regretable – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama says the removal of the Electoral Commission chairperson, Mrs Charlotte Osei, her two deputies and the appointment of some new commissioners was "regrettable." In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Mr Mahama said the move "carried a potential to erode Ghana's democratic...

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ISODEC criticises government for ‘rushing through’ double-track system policy

Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) has raised concerns about what it believes is a hasty implementation process of the double-track system for Senior High Schools (SHSs). “The speed with which government is trying to introduce the two-track SHS system i.e. two months from now, without any...

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Jean Mensa is a ‘good choice’ for EC job – Ambassador Jackson

The outgoing U.S Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson has described the appointment of Jean Mensa as the next EC Chairperson as a good choice. Mrs. Jean Mensa, the Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs was appointed by President Akufo-Addo on Monday to head...

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Gov’t to compensate fisher-folk during closed season – Minister

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has outlined a package for fisher-folk who will be affected by the ban on fishing in August, 2018. This comes barely a day after the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council threatened to sue the Ministry over plans to ban...

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10 things to know about EC Chair nominee: Jean Mensa

The office of the President on Monday, July 23, 2018, announced the nomination of four (4) top officials for the Electoral Commission (EC). The nominations became necessary after the former EC boss, Charlotte Osei and two of her deputies, Ahmadu Sulley and Georgina Opoku-Amankwah as well as the...

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Free SHS: Dual Intake System not same as shift system – Rev. Ntim ‘schools’ Suhuyini

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Assin South Constituency, Rev. Ntim Fordjour, has rejected claims by fellow MP, for Tamale North Constituency, Alhaji Suhuyini Alhassan, that the newly adopted double-intake system for the Free SHS programme is the same as a shift system. Rev. Ntim...

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