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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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Asianab Afoko, father of Paul Afoko, has died

A former member of the Council of State in the Kufuor Government, Mr. Francis Asianab Afoko, has died. He was 89. Mr Afoko, who was the father of the National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Afoko, died in Tamale Monday dawn. He was buried at his home in Sandema in the Builsa District of the Upper East Region later that day. The burial was done in accordance with the traditions of his royal ...

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Mahama-led NDC collapsing single spine salary system – NPP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has descended heavily on the John Dramani Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the face of numerous strikes within the health sector. According to the opposition party, all the efforts the NPP under John Agyekum Kufuor put into stemming the brain drain of doctors by instituting a single spine salary system have been crumpled by the NDC. “We were able to stem health ...

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Go back to work as you negotiate in good faith – Nduom to doctors

Founder of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom is appealing to striking Ghanaian doctors to return to work and save thousands of lives as negotiations on better service conditions continue. Doctors have withdrawn out-patient services since Thursday, July 30 and have threatened to withdraw in-patient and emergency services after Friday, August 7 if government does not reach an agreement ...

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