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Don’t resurrect tow levy – Nduom

The 2016 flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has said he will oppose attempts by any group of people to resurrect the mandatory tow levy. According to him, he has picked intelligence that “some people are busying themselves behind the scenes to resurrect the mandatory towing levy” but “they must know that some citizens are also wide awake waiting to spring into action to ...

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Minority’s GHS10m ADB loan claim false – Govt

The Minority members in parliament were not factual in their comments on the loan granted to MacDan Shipping Company by the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Deputy Minister of Information, has said. The Minority had accused the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government of blatant disregard for the procurement laws of the country in the award of contracts and loans. This follows the alleg ...

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Minority questions GHS10.5m ADB loan to McDan

The Minority in Parliament has accused the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government of blatant disregard for the procurement laws of the country in the award of contracts and loans. This follows the alleged approval of a GHS10,459,500 million loan from the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) to the MacDan Shipping Company by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta. Addressing the media on Wednesday September 5, Minori ...

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MoF now credit facility for NPP cronies – Minority

Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has accused Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, of using his position to reward cronies of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). According to him, government blatantly disregarded procurement laws of the country in the award of contracts and loans. This follows the alleged approval of a GHS 10,459,500 million loan from the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) to the MacDan S ...

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Awuku an inspiration to youth – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has applauded the Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) for emerging as the Continental Youth Icon for 2017. Nana Akufo-Addo described Mr Awuku as an inspiration to millions of youth in the country and beyond. “Congratulations to NPP National Youth Organiser, Sammi Awuku, on being named ‘Continental Youth Icon’ for 2017. He is an inspiration to the ...

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Alhaji Short to contest for NPP Nat’l Chairman

Alhaji Abubakari Abdul Rahman, popularly known as Alhaji Short, who is the Upper West Regional Chair of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said he will be contesting for the position of the National Chairman of the governing party during the National Delegates' Congress to elect new officers to steer the affairs of the party for another four years. He told Accra News on Monday, September 4 that with his rema ...

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‘It’s Mahama today; could be Kufuor tomorrow’ – Ablakwa

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has revealed that it is needless for a section of the Ghanaian public to be trolling former President John Mahama who led the Commonwealth Observer Mission to observe the elections in Kenya. The Supreme Court on Friday, September 1 cancelled the presidential election results in Kenya. Citing irregularities, the Supreme Court said a new poll shou ...

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Forgive Quiattoo – Amaliba to Northerners

Abraham Amaliba, a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has asked the people of the Northern Region to pardon the former Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, William Quaittoo, over his ethnocentric comments. He urged the people to find consolation in his resignation to forgive him and move on as one nation. Mr Quaittoo resigned after describing Northerners as ‘liars’ and ‘difficult’ people ...

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Graft fight: Akufo-Addo putting his foot down – Dzidonu

The demeanour of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo towards corruption in the country indicates that he is standing firm in his ant-graft agenda, Professor Clement Dzidonu, President of the Accra Institute of Technology, has said. According to him, Mr Akufo-Addo will not want to taint the hard-earned reputation he has acquired over the years as an incorruptible person, therefore his resolve to fight corr ...

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Ursula condemns Ken Agyepong over “false” allegations

Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has described as false, the allegations of corruption made against her by Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyepong. According to Mrs Owusu-Ekuful, the allegations in connection to the contract for the production of national identification cards are untrue. “I categorically refute the allegations of corruption made against me in relation to the award of the contrac ...

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