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We are ‘democratising asphalt in Ghana’ – Mahama

Mahama Street President John Dramani Mahama has said his government is on course to asphalting all major roads in all parts of the country.

Stop the irrelevant reportage - EC to media

Charlotte Est The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Charlotte Osei has expressed concerns over what she says is the little or no attention given to relevant issues by the media as the nation creeps into the 2016 elections.

Mahama cuts sod for construction of dam to create 5,000 jobs

Mahama Plus Tamne Executives President John Dramani Mahama has cut sod for the construction of an irrigation dam aimed at creating over 5,000 jobs when completed.

Bawku Chief endorses Mahama

Bawku Naba Paramount Chief President John Dramani Mahama has received an open endorsement from the Paramount Chief of Bawku, Naba Asigri Azoka Abugrago II, ahead of this year’s general elections in return for the fulfillment of his promises to the people of the area.

Montie FM contempt suit adjourned to July 18

Judges The Supreme Court has adjourned the contempt case against owners of Accra-based radio station, Montie FM and three others to July 18, 2016.

Do your business, leave us to do ours – Asiedu Nketia replies Konadu

Aseidu Konadu General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress, Asiedu Nketia has lashed out at the former first lady for suggesting that the party has deviated from its core values.

Ayikoi Otoo’s comments on Montie FM saga unfortunate – Lawyer

Ayikoi Otoo Lawyer A private legal practitioner, Edudzi Tamakloe, has criticised former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Ayikoi Otoo for his comments describing the recent apology offered by Montie FM as hypocritical. 

Konadu a lost sheep NDC will not look for - Asiedu Nketia

Konadu Nketia Party Politics “There are millions of other people who think NDC is on course and has stayed; let her do her business and let us do our business. Mind you in every political party, people continue leaving and people continue coming on board.

Shame on Nkrumah critics - Mahama

Shame Mahama Groups and individuals, who antagonised Ghana’s first president over certain projects he embarked upon, would have asked for forgiveness if they were alive to witness the fruitfulness of those projects currently, President John Mahama has said.

ATTACKS ON EC AND JUDICIARY; AN ATTACK ON DEMOCRACY

 Ghana has defined three strategic arms of government to advance its course of democracy and to establish the practices of same.

The judiciary remains one important arm of government as an arbiter and the last resort. Where citizens fail to trust their hopes in the judiciary to deliver justice to them, the nation grinds to its knees. We cannot risk it.

‘Power interruptions due to temporary difficulties’

 Mr John Jinapor The Ministry of Power has explained that the interruptions in electricity supply are due to temporary difficulties occasioned by a delay in the supply of light crude.

NDC outdoors 2016 campaign team, Mosquito in the chair

 The General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress, (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, otherwise called General Mosquito, is to chair a 15-member election campaign team to prosecute the party's agenda to get President John Mahama re-elected.

Police begin investigations into cause of Salah stampede

The Asawase Community Centre where the stampede occured The Police have begun investigations into the cause of a riot that led to the death of nine people at the Asawasi Community Centre Thursday dawn.

Project to give schoolchildren sanitary towels launched

 A pilot project initiated by a local organisation in partnership with its international partners to distribute free sanitary towels to schoolchildren in the Ashanti and Northern regions of the country has been launched.

Potable water for Assin Ongwa

The Chief of Assin Ongwa  and the DCE for Assin Southfetching water from the facility.  The people of Assin Ongwa in the Central Region now have pipe-borne water. It is the first time the town is enjoying a modern water facility. 

Montie FM panelists, host to face Supreme Court July 12

Supreme Court The fate of two political communicators who allegedly threatened the lives of judges of the superior court will be decided by the Supreme Court on July 12, 2016.

Prez inaugurates library in Wa

 President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday inaugurated a modern library complex for the Ghana Library Authority (GLA) in Wa. The library was funded by the GETFund. 

Our campaign team solid — Kofi Adams

 The National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Adams, who now doubles as the coordinator for President John Dramani Mahama’s 2016 campaign team for the November polls, has described the 15-member team as a solid one which would work towards the re-election of the President.

Confusion rocks Eid celebration at Winneba

 The Eid ul-Fitr celebration in Winneba was rocked by confusion when some Muslim youth engaged in a brawl after the Deputy Imam for the area, Alhaji Masuru Mohammed, had delivered his address after the prayers.

Prez begins tour of Upper West Region

 Naa Fuseini Pelpuo III, the Wa Na, welcoming President Mahama to the Wa Na’s PalacePresident John Dramani Mahama has promised more jobs for the youth as the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) steps up the process to recruit 100,000 young people into various modules of the agency this year.

Over 3,200 teachers paid salary arrears – GES

 Ghana Education ServiceAbout 3,299 teachers have been paid their salary arrears and allowances following a successful validation of their documents. 

Power outages caused by saboteurs – Mahama

Power Outage Dumsor1 Due to the action of saboteurs on oil terminals in Nigeria, crude oil that Ghana ordered last month has not arrived and that has created some power generation problems for the country recently, President John Dramani Mahama has revealed.

Arrest, prosecute anyone who disrupts elections - Otumfuo

Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu Green The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has charged the police to arrest and prosecute anyone who will try to disrupt the impending elections.

Make Akufo-Addo EC Chair, Mahama will still win polls – Kofi Adams

Kofi Adams Newly appointed Coordinator for the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s campaign for the 2016 elections is confident President John Mahama will be re-elected even if his closest contender is made Chair of the Electoral Commission (EC).

ACCOUNTING TO THE PEOPLE

 Accounting to the people is quite an important exercise in the governance of today. This enables the accountability process to take a new turn. 

The exercise, aside affording the opportunity to commission completed projects well as to start the process of new projects, also presents an opportunity to ascertain first hand information of new challenges facing the people.

RESPECT THE WOMAN, SHE MADE YOU

 Women have always and shall always remain a strong pillar in the race of humanity. Women have since creation, given meaning to human life.

In the Good Book, it has been established that a man shall be the head of the house. However, the tail has not been determined. A clear indication that man does not have the power to assume status not ascribed to him.

Changes in Ghana Armed Forces

 Major-General Obed Boamah Akwa - Chief of Army Staff

President John Dramani Mahama has made new appointments and promotions in the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).

NPP must purge itself of ‘dirt’ like Ken Agyapong – Betty Mould

Betty Mould Iddrisu 05.10 The sex-for-job allegation made by opposition lawmaker Kennedy Agyapong against the Chair of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei, is sexist and must be condemned in no uncertain terms, Vice Chairperson of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu has condemned.

DAY ONE...Accounting To The People Tour, Ashanti Region! (PHOTOS)

Nana Addo Panics As Mahama Receives Rousing Welcome In NPP’s Backyard

 Activities at Asawase, a suburb of Kumasi were virtually brought to a standstill when scores of residents lined up the streets to welcome President John Mahama who began his Accounting to the People Tour of the Ashanti region on Wednesday.