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NDC neglected past executives – Gyan

A former National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Yaw Boateng Gyan, has revealed that one of the causes of the defeat of the party in last year’s presidential and parliamentary elections was the neglect of past executives of the party. According to him, the NDC lost institutional memories with the neglect of person such as Dr Kwabena Agyei, a former National Chair of the NDC. He explain ...

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Let’s listen to Rawlings – Boateng Gyan

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) must heed warnings given by the founder of the party and former President, Jerry John Rawlings, a former National Organiser of the NDC, Yaw Boateng Gyan, has said. According to him, Mr Rawlings wields enormous influence in the party and in the country and also has enough experience to assist the party to win power, therefore, the party executives must listen to him. Mr ...

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Minority to NCA: Don’t kill free speech

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sagnarigu, Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini has said the Minority are not against the National Communications Authority (NCA) enforcing the laws in sanctioning defaulting FM stations but are of the view that the Authority’s decision to sanction some radio stations poses a threat to freedom of expression in the country. Some 131 FM stations were recently sanctioned by the NCA for viola ...

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We left GHS600m in Road Fund – Inusah

Former Minister of Roads and Highways, Inusah Fusieni has refuted allegations that his administration secured a loan of GHS1.5billion from the United Bank of Africa for which reason UBA has hijacked the Road Fund. Mr Fuseini accused Deputy Minister of Roads and Transport, Anthony Karbo of behaving dishonorably by peddling such falsehood in order to deceive Ghanaians. “It is totally false that we took 1.5bil ...

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MP wants ample prior notice for Parliament resumption

The Member of Parliament for Yilo Krobo, Magnus Kofi Amoatey, has bemoaned the inadequate notice given to parliamentarians to resume from recess. The lawmakers were last week invited by the Speaker of the House, Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye, to report for the third meeting to consider some crucial bills, including the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill and the Development Authority Bill. But Mr Amoatey, speaki ...

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Boadu visits NPP Toronto chapter

John Boadu, the Acting General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Sunday, October 1 2017 paid a working visit to the Toronto chapter of the party to among other things, acquaint himself with the state of the chapter and also help address some of their concerns. The Toronto chapter of the NPP is largely seen as one of the most vibrant foreign branches of the party. The chapter, according ...

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NDC, NPP MPs owe MASLOC GHS100m – Amoah

Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Micro Finance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Stephen Amoah, has revealed that the centre is owed an amount of GHS 100 million. According to him, several people, including Members of Parliament from both sides of the House, musicians, actors and actresses took loans from MASLCO but have failed to settle their debts. Mr Amoah told Chief Jerry Forson, host of Ghana Yenso ...

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‘Universal access to electricity by end of my term’

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has pledged the commitment of his government towards ensuring universal coverage and access to electricity to all parts of Ghana by the end of his term in office. Addressing the Lawra Traditional Council, on day two of his seven-day tour of the three Northern Regions, Nana Akufo-Addo bemoaned the fact that “the Upper West Region, like the two other Northern Regions are ...

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Kweku Awotwi chairs VRA board

Former CEO of the Volta River Authority (VRA), Mr Kweku Awotwi has been appointed as chairman of the state-owned power producer’s board. The eight-member board has members including Mr Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, Mr Richard Obeng Okrah, Dr Joyce Rosalind Aryee, Nana Kobina Nketsia V, Mr El-Farouk Umar, Mr Musah Badimsugru Adam and Mrs Janet Anane. The board was inaugurated in Accra on Monday, 2 October 2017. Mr ...

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Show leadership in A-Plus saga – NPP group to Blay

The Acting National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, must intervene in the current impasse between musician, Kwame Asare Obeng (A-Plus), and the two Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye and Samuel Abu Jinapor, with regards to the allegation of corruption the musician made against the two government officials, the Patriotic Youth Alliance, a pro New Patriotic Party (NPP) grou ...

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