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Assembly to arrest parents of out-of-school children

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly is set to arrest all parents who refuse to enroll their children in school. This has become necessary because of the rising number of children playing and loitering in the neighborhoods or sometimes selling all kinds of goods on the streets whiles schools were session. This was disclosed during a stake holders’ meeting organized by the Municipal Assembly in Koforidua, to br ...

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Race for PNC flag bearer slot three-horse affair?

The race for selecting who leads the People’s National Convention (PNC) in the 2016 election is getting keener by the day. So far, three names have come up as likely contestants for the party’s presidential candidate slot. One of the three is Dr Edward Nasigri Mahama, who was the party’s presidential candidate in 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008. Also to be reckoned with is the party’s presidential candidate in th ...

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CPP launches massive membership drive ahead of 2016

The Ashanti Regional branch of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has embarked on massive membership drive to broaden its support base ahead of the 2016 general election. The party has formed working committees to actively engage particularly young voters in the various constituencies to win them over. The Regional Chairman, Mr Emmanuel Gallo, who announced this, said the CPP enjoyed tremendous goodwill an ...

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Doom For NPP In 2016 …When Dumsor Ends This Year – NDC Claims

The Ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has noted that, the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) will be put into "political coma" when the erratic power supply problem bedeviling the country is fixed by the end of this year. According to the Eastern Regional Secretary of the party, Mark Oliver Kevor, the NPP, led by Nana Akufo-Addo, is struggling to get loopholes in the John Mahama-led NDC government ...

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EC To Consider Proposal For New Voter’s Register

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said it will consider the call for the provision of a new voters’ register after weighing all the options. According to the commission, it has taken note of the proposals for a new register and will consider its feasibility as well as the cost implication before any final decision will be taken on the matter. The chairperson of the commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei told Graphi ...

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40-Year Dev’t Plan Is A Joke – IMANI

President of Think Tank IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe has described the 40- year development plan launched by the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) as a ‘joke’. The development plan according to him is a laudable idea but believes it cannot be sustained until a medium term is achieved.   The plan, spanning a period of 40 years, is the first ever long-term development agenda Ghana has ever ...

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EC Is “Decayed”; It’s No Longer A Commission But A Billionaires Club

With the Electoral Commission (EC) set to spend over GH₵397 million on the up-coming District Assembly and Unit Committee elections, the Ashanti Regional Chairman for the New Patriotic Party has accused the commissioners of operating the institution like a billionaires club rather than focusing on their core mandate which is to organize free and fair elections. Mr. Antwi Boasiako, popularly known as Chairma ...

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Phillip Addison’s Conduct Inappropriate— Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe

A founding Member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, has accused Philip Addison of inappropriate conduct.   Speaking to the Daily Graphic on the controversial primary held on Sunday, August 2, 2015, to choose the party's parliamentary candidate for the Klottey Korle Constituency, Dr Nyaho-Tamakloe charged, "Addison behaved like a spoilt child used to having his way. When he real ...

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Kufuor to co-chair a new global alliance

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has been appointed co-chairman of the newly formed Global Alliance for Desert Eco-Economy. His appointment is a result of his contribution to the global climate change movement and his able leadership of the African Union during his presidency. Mr. Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, former President of the European Commission and former Prime Minister of Portugal is the other co ...

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Dr. Ayew Afriyie ends ‘Thank You Tour’

Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie, the newly elected New Patriotic Party Parliamentary Candidate for Effiduase-Asokore constituency in the Ashanti Region has ended his one week “Thank You Tour”. He toured all the 37 towns in the constituency and interacted with residents including paying courtesy calls on all the chiefs and queen mothers. He assured them of his resolve to see Nana AKufo-Addo garner not less than 85% of ...

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