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I return home with uneasiness - Harruna Attah

HARRUNA ATTAH2 Ghana’s High Commissioner to Namibia and Botswana, Harruna Attah has said he is returning home with some uneasiness since his critics see his service to the nation as a crime.

Mahama clears desk for Akufo-Addo

Mahama Office2 President John Dramani Mahama whose tenure of office ends the night of January 6, 2017 has virtually packed everything on his presidential desk as he prepares to leave office.

90% of Ghanaian churches now business entities - Pastor

Religion2 The claim that the proliferation of more churches in Ghana is for business purpose and not to convert souls for Christ has been given credence by Rev. Stephen Odamy Asare of the Genesis international church.

Zoomlion cleans Accra ahead of presidential inauguration for free

Zoomlion Cleans4 Zoomlion Ghana Limited has embarked on a massive street public cleansing exercise of major communities within Accra and Tema to welcome the New Year and prepare for the inauguration of the 5th Government of the Fourth Republic of Ghana on 7th January. 

Akufo-Addo’s promises 'doable' – Kofi Adams

Kofi Adams2 The policy proposals and programmes espoused by president-elect Nana Addo Dakwa Akufo-Addo during the electioneering are doable and require the support of all Ghanaians irrespective of their political affiliation, Mr Kofi Adams, National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said.

Relocating GNPC headquarters bad – Group to Akufo-Addo

Nana Addo Christmas Message Plans of the incoming government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to relocate the headquarters of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) from Tema to Takarodi in the Western Region is a bad idea, Strategic Thinkers Network (STRANEK), a think tank, has said.

Don’t blame NDC if ‘dumsor’ returns – Wereko-Brobby

Tarzan Wereko Brobbey The incoming Akufo-Addo-led administration should not fault the outgoing government if the country is plunged back into another power crisis, a former Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority, Dr Charles Wereko-Brobby, has said.

Mahama to deliver final state of the nation on Thursday

President Mahama Christmas Message Barring any last minute hitches, President John Mahama will this Thursday, January 5, 2017, deliver his final State of the Nation address.

Akufo–Addo under pressure to drop Abu Jinapor as Deputy Chief of Staff

Akufo Addo Opposition NPP President–elect, Nana Akufo Addo is under pressure to revoke the purported appointment of Samuel Abu Jinapor as Deputy Chief of Staff.

I am thankful for our time together - President Mahama

 President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday commended Ghanaians for co-operating with him and giving him the maximum support during his four-year term of office as the President of the land.

NDC will provide credible opposition – Alexander Ackon

Ackon Alex Minister Fresh The outgoing National Democratic Congress (NDC) government will provide a most credible opposition when the incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is sworn into office for the next four years, Ashanti Regional Minister John Alexander Ackon has said.

NDC Volta Caucus nominates James Kluste Avedzi as Minority Leader

 James Klutse Avedzi MPThe Volta Regional Caucus in Parliament of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has nominated the Chairman of the Finance Committee of Parliament, James Klutse Avedzi for the Minority Leader position of the 7th Parliament of the Fourth Republic to be constituted on January 7.

Sports minister peeved: I wasn't informed about Akufo-Addo, Black Stars meeting

Lante Vanderpuye Fails Courtesy Outgoing Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye says he was disrespected when the Black Stars team met a delegation sent by President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo without his knowledge.

Gonja group raps Nana Addo to appoint Gonjas

 Asansan, a fan base of a media production house in the Gonjaland is strongly appealing to President-elect Nana Akufo Addo to “wipe the tears” of Gonjas by accepting a list of carefully compiled Gonja personalities for positions in his government.

Frema Opare to lead Akufo-Addo’s backroom staff as Chief of Staff

Frema Opare Newest Former Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Frema Osei-Opare has been tipped for the Chief of Staff position of the President-elect, Joy News has gathered.

Queenmother of Asante Kingdom dies at 109

 The Asantehemaa (Queenmother of Asante Kingdom), Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II has died at the age of 109, after reigning for 39 years. Nana Afia Kobi was said to have died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Graphic Online has gathered.

I don’t regret accepting EC job – Charlotte Osei

Charlotte PossibleThe Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei, has said she does not regret accepting to Chair Ghana’s Electoral Commission, as the first woman, despite courting disquiet among Ghanaians for some of her decisions.

Court cases won’t affect Dec 7 elections – EC boss

Charlotte Osei FffffThe Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Charlotte Osei has given the assurance that the numerous law suits against the commission will not affect the December 7, date set for the polls.

Printing of Parliamentary ballot papers started - EC boss

 The Electoral Commission chairperson, Charlotte Osei has told the BBC the printing of ballot papers for the Parliamentary elections has begun.

We did not endorse Akufo-Addo- Peki Paramount chief

 

According to the chief, the chiefs of his traditional area never endorsed the NPP flag bearer  and has described the report as misleading.

Torgbe Mordey VI, said this during a courtesy call on him by the Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah , who is on a campaign tour of the region.

The chief in his welcome remark said no such endorsement happened during the visit of the NPP flagbearer.

A-G committed to retrieving Woyome's GHC51m – Amaliba

A private legal practitioner says the Attorney-General (A-G), Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong has not completely discontinued attempts to retrieve GHC51 million from Alfred Woyome.

Mahama opens Digital Centre; promises 10,000 jobs for ICT youth

President John Mahama has opened the Accra Digital Centre with the promise of generating some 10,000 jobs at full capacity for the country's youth.

Justice Dery wants IGP, BoG, GRA, FIC, SSNIT to probe Anas for fraud, other offences

Embattled High Court Judge, Justice Utter Dery, has moved his unwavering campaign against the work of investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, from the court to five state agencies.
 

NDC will go for GBC debate, not IEA's -Asiedu Nketia confirms

The General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has maintained that the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA), can count President John Mahama out of its 2016 presidential debate.

Electoral Commission worried over attacks on staff

 

Deputy Chairperson for Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwaa says attempts to vilify and discredit even the commissioners and their work can be demoralizing.

The Deputy Chairperson who spoke to Nhyira FM in Kumasi said such tendencies could discourage many competent people from sacrificing and making available their expertise for national progress.

Ghana makes significant gains against hunger, poverty– Report

This year’s foresight report from the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition (GPAFSN) indicates Ghana has made significant gains in fighting hunger and poverty over the years.

West African Gas secures parliamentary approval for Gas supply project

Government's initiative to address the current power crisis via its agreement with the West African Gas Ltd (WAGL), has received a major boost following Parliament approval from for its proposed Gas Sales Agreement.

Hospital ‘rejects’ NPP’s ambulance donation

 

Her gesture follows a similar donation where the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary aspirant for the constituency Obuobia Darko-Opoku presented an ambulance to the only hospital serving three constituencies within the municipality.

The ambulance, which is currently being used at the hospital, was donated by Obuobia on August 22, to mark her 39th birthday.

President Mahama confers national awards on 35 personalities

 President John Dramani Mahama last Friday conferred a total of 33 National awards on 28 Ghanaians and five foreigners for their distinguished services in various disciplines of national development.

Petroleum Ministry rubbishes NPP's claims Ghana’s gas 'given' to China

The Ministry of Petroleum has debunked claims by the New Patriotic Party(NPP) that it plans to export all the country's gas to China for an amount of $2 billion.