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Paul Afoko to defy party on launch of party card

Chairman of the New Patriotic Party Paul Afoko is set to defy any internal opposition from some top guns and launch the second phase of the new NPP membership card. The Second Vice-chairman of the party Sammy Crabbe is backing the party chairman to go ahead with the exercise which has been described by the National Treasurer Abankwa Yeboah as illegal. According to National Treasurer, the party's National Co ...

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Ade Coker “slowly but surely” sabotaging Mahama – Ayawaso NDC chair alleges

It would be extremely difficult for President Mahama to win Greater Accra in the 2016 elections, if Ade Coker is not stopped from undermining constituency executives. That is the verdict of the Ayawaso Central constituency chairman of the NDC, Ebenezer Arkutu. He told myjoyonline.com most of his colleague constituency chairmen in the region are bitter and have serious issues with the regional chairman whose ...

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Kwabena Agyepong is an albatross around NPP’s neck – K.T Hammond

Member of Parliament for Adansi-Asokwa in the Ashanti Region, Kobina Tahir Hammond, has described the leadership of the General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyei Agyepong as ‘an albatross’ haunting the party. K.T Hammond speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen Programme said the continuous frictions in the party in recent times indicate the level of problems he has brought into the NPP pa ...

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Judge me by my performance, not by ethnicity- Sawla-Tuna- Kalba DCE

District Chief Executive for Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district, Alhaji Mumuni Isaac Dramani has appealed to delegates in the Sawla-Tuna- Kalba constituency to judge him by his performance and not the ethnic group he comes from. Speaking in an interview with myjoyonline.com at Sawla, district capital for Sawla-Tuna- Kalba, Alhaji Dramani stated that his five years’ experience as a district chief executive has brough ...

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NDC to investigate former EOCO boss

The governing National Democratic Congress says it will investigate former boss of the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) after it received a petition against his candidature. A private citizen Gilbert Akpabey had accused Kweku Mortey Akpadzi of economic sabotage. Mr. Akpadzi would be contesting the Ho West parliamentary primary in the Volta region. He is expected to face the vetting committee, Frid ...

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African countries show commitment to a fair and binding climate deal in Paris

African countries have made some bold and strong targets in their climate action pledges to the UN climate change negotiation process, showing fierce commitment to reducing global emissions. According to Mithika Mwenda, Secretary General of the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), though Africa bears the brunt of climate change impacts, adaptation has been given as much focus as mitigation in count ...

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Anas petitions IGP to arrest two retired judges

Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has petitioned the Inspector General of Police to arrest two retired judges caught on camera allegedly receiving bribes. The judges are Justices Yaw Ansu Gyeabuor and Justice F.K. Opoku who are among 12 High Court judges filmed allegedly receiving bribes to influence the outcome of some cases before them. The fact that they are on retirement means that impeachment ...

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Akufo-Addo to end ‘rise and build tour’ in Accra

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will, from Monday, October 5, 2015, conclude the last leg of the first phase of his “Rise and Build Tour” of the country. This will take him to the Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Regions, and end in the Greater Accra Region. The month-long tour, which began on September 3, 2015, has seen him visit, so far, 7 regions – Volta, E ...

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Vote me out if I don’t deliver – Kobby Acheampong

National Democratic Congress (NDC) aspirant for Cape Coast North Constituency, Kobby Acheampong, has asked party supporters in the constituency to vote against him should he fail to deliver on his promises. According to him, it was about time people who have been voted for took the electorate seriously. “I have told them that if they vote for me to win the primaries [on November 7], all the promises I have ...

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47 NDC aspirants vetted in Upper East

Forty-seven National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Aspirants in the Upper East Region were on Tuesday, vetted in Bolgatanga by the National and Regional Executives of the party. Out of the forty-seven aspirants contesting the fifteen constituencies in the region, only three of them are females. Some of the aspirants include incumbent Members of Parliament (MP). They are Mr Cletus Avoka, MP for Zeb ...

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