NPP’s ‘Azonto budget’ only to deceive Ghanaians – Ayariga

The founder and leader of the All Progressive Party (APC), Hassan Ayariga, has described the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s 2018 budget as an ‘Azonto budget’, because in his view, it is bereft of cogent measures to address the pertinent challenges Ghana faces. According to him, the budget is only stuffed with unrealistic promises meant […]

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New Oti Region will end history of neglect – Petitioners

The Volta Region’s Joint Consultative Committee on the creation of the proposed new region is of the view that carving out a new region to be known as the ‘Oti Region’, will end years of neglect stemming from colonial days. It is the sense of neglect that has informed their petition for a new region, the Secretary […]

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Distinct features of MMDAs [Infographic]

Government, last Thursday, November 16, 2017, laid before Parliament a Legislative Instrument (LI) for the creation of some new districts in the country. The LI seeks to also carve some municipalities from other assemblies, and also elevate some existing districts to municipality status. The infographics below capture features of a Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, as […]

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Mahama signs KABA’s book of condolence [Photos]

Former President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday signed a book of condolence opened in memory of the late host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, Ekosii Sen, Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong. John Mahama, who signed the book at the Multimedia head office in Accra, was accompanied by the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the opposition […]

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Free SHS an embarrassment to parents, students – Ayariga

Founder and Leader of the All People’s Congress (APC) Party, Hassan Ayariga, has described government’s flagship free SHS policy as an embarrassment to students and parents. Speaking to journalists, Mr. Ayariga said the governing NPP is desperate for credibility, and is therefore implementing policies such as the free SHS in a haphazard manner. “Who says […]

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Africa can develop without aid – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed optimism that African countries can thrive without having to depend on aid and assistance from the west. According to the President, it is possible to “move Africa beyond aid” given the numerous natural resources the continent has at its disposal. Speaking at an event organised by the Royal […]

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Takoradi: Man arrested for burning mother’s house

A 29-year-old resident of the Zenith Electoral Area in Takoradi in the Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolis, has been arrested after he reportedly set his mother’s house on fire on Tuesday. The Western Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, ASP Olivia Adiku, confirmed that the suspect is in custody. All items belonging to the […]

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NUNSEC to be closed down over inadequate toilet facilities

The Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly sanitation court, is set to shut down the Nungua Senior High School on Friday, November 24 for using poor toilet facilities. According to the Nungua SHS headmistress, Cecelia Asabea Boateng, several attempts have been made to get the various authorities to address the school’s poor toilet conditions but to no […]

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Minority’s call for budget withdrawal flawed – Kwaku Kwarteng

A Deputy Minister for Finance, Kwaku Kwarteng, has rubbished calls for the withdrawal of the 2018 budget presented to the House by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta last Wednesday. The Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson, who made the call, had stated that government had reviewed some key economic targets without recourse to […]

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Democracy not only about electing Presidents, MPs – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has emphasized the need for Ghanaians  to uphold the country’s democratic credentials, but called for a more holistic approach in order to push the nation towards prosperity. According to the President, although peaceful changes in government and the people’s representatives were a sign of the country’s strong democratic prospects, it […]

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