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Govt committed to democracy — Dep. Info. Min.

A Deputy Minister of Information, Nana Dokua Asiamah-Adjei, has said the decentralisation of the national policy summit on regional basis demonstrates the government’s commitment to deepening democracy.She noted that the summit, like other flagship programmes, formed an integral part of the ministry's strategic objective of ensuring responsive governance and citizen participation in the development dialogue ...

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NPP is becoming attractive to us by its deeds – Sampa Zongo Chief

The policies, programmes and works of the NPP Government under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has shown that the party cares more about the Zongo community than other parties in the country, a senior member of the Zongo community has declared.According to Alhaji Idrissa Alla Kabo, Zongo Chief of Sampa in the Jaman North District of the Bono Region, the NPP government, in its short period in office, h ...

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‘Do not use primaries to blackmail aspirants’

The Afigya Kwabre South Constituency Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Odeneho Kwaku Appiah, has cautioned supporters of the party not to use the upcoming parliamentary primaries and the 2020 general election to blackmail aspiring parliamentarians.He stated that if any member or members had any issue with any aspirant, there was the need for it to be resolved so they would not use the pri ...

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NPP, NDC to dialogue over vigilantism today

The leadership of the two leading political parties, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are expected to meet today, Monday 29 April 2019 to dialogue on disbanding political vigilante groups.Today’s meeting will be the second after an initial meeting held three weeks ago.The meeting is expected to be facilitated by the National Peace Council.After their first meeting on ...

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NPP/NDC agree on scope of dialogue to ban party militia

The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have agreed to include other key stakeholders and experts in the ongoing dialogue to disband political vigilantism in the country.These stakeholders shall include representatives of civil society organisations, security agencies and religious bodies.The decision was taken yesterday at the second meeting held at the Pe ...

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I’ll miss “great patriot” C.K. Tadem dearly – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has eulogised the late Clement Kubindiwu Tedam (C. K. Tedam) describing him as “a great Ghanaian patriot, a stalwart and legend of the New Patriotic Party.”Mr Tadem died in the early hours of Friday, 26 April 2019.He was 94.Nana Akufo-Addo, in a tribute to the late Chairman of the governing NPP’s Council of Elders, said he is saddened by Mr Tadem’s death.According to th ...

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Curricula reforms not to promote J.B. Danquah over Nkrumah – NaCCA

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has refuted suggestions that the newly-introduced curriculum for history in basic schools seeks to downplay the legacy of Ghana’s first President Dr Kwame Nkrumah in favour of Dr J.B. Danquah, a member of the Big Six.The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has come under accusations of making attempts to rewrite Ghana’s history with amplifications o ...

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Mahama tours Accra bus terminals

Former president John Mahama is to tour some bus terminals in Ghana’s national capital today, Thursday, 18 April 2019 as part of his election 2020 campaign and to also urge travelers and drivers to be safe on the roads as they head to their hometowns for the Easter festivities.Mr Mahama, who is the flag bearer of the NDC will visit the Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Accra Tudu and Kaneshie bus terminals.A few days a ...

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Mahama embarks on road safety campaign ahead of Easter

Former President John Dramani Mahama has begun a road safety campaign prior to the Easter festivities to emphasise the need to curb road carnage.Mr Mahama, who toured various lorry terminals in Accra on Thursday, 18 April 2019, took the opportunity to appeal to the drivers and terminal operators to team up with the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) to reduce road accidents.Mr Mahama also admonished pas ...

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NDC’ll abolish luxury vehicles tax – Mahama

The Presidential Candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, on Thursday, 18 April 2019 announced that he will abolish the luxury vehicles tax introduced by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government to tax vehicles with bigger engine capacities .The tax affects all vehicles with capacity above 2.9 litres.With a section of Ghanaians complaining about the impact of the ...

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