Category: Politics

Call Kennedy Agyapong to order – Prof. Gyampo

Call Kennedy Agyapong to order – Prof. Gyampo

A political science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo has urged the leadership of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to openly condemn the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin-Central, Kennedy Agyapong for undermining the authority of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Mr. Agyapong in the wake of the lawlessness exhibited by the vigilante group affiliated with […]

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NCCE reiterates ban on political vigilante groups

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Tuesday called for the ban of political party vigilante groups. The move was to ensure that future riotous activities from such groups were avoided, the NCCE stated in a statement signed by Mrs Joyce Afutu, Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs. The statement said the forceful removal of the Ashanti Regional Security […]

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Volta Region NPP disowns ‘Rambo Forces’

The Volta Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has distanced itself from a group called ‘Rambo Forces’. It maintained that the group had no affiliation with the party either now or in time past. Pius Enam Hadzide, a Deputy Youth and Sports Minister-designate and leading member of the party in the region said “there is not, or has […]

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… NDC to petition In’t community against him

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is considering a petition to the international community to bar Kennedy Agyapong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, from travelling to their respective countries. According to the Deputy General Secretary of the party, Koku Ayidoho, the ruling New Patriotic  Party(NPP) MP is allegedly supporting  violence being perpetrated by some NPP vigilante groups – the […]

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PPP to drag govt to ICC over ‘galamsey’

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has hinted that it will drag the government to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity if it fails to address the escalating rate of illegal mining in the country. It has thus given the government a 90-day ultimatum to find a lasting solution to the illegal mining menace, popularly known as ‘galamsey’, […]

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GPCC condemns Kennedy Agyapong, vigilante groups

GPCC condemns Kennedy Agyapong, vigilante groups

The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC), have condemned the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, over his staunch support for the pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante group – Delta Force. The group has been accused of perpetrating violence since President Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn into office on January 7, this year. Thirteen members of the Delta […]

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Freddie Blay: NPP can’t disband vigilante groups

Freddie Blay: NPP can’t disband vigilante groups

The acting National Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay has said it will be difficult disbanding various political vigilante groups in the country. Mr. Blay explained that although these groups can be made to face the full rigours of the law when found guilty of a particular offence, it would be impossible to totally bring their […]

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Disabled appeal to President

The Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD) has renewed its appeal to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to appoint some of its members as district chief executives. The society mentioned the names of Kwaku Ntim Twumasi and Martin Obeng, as Municipal Chief Executive and District Chief Executive, for Ejisu-Juaben and Sunyani West, respectively. It noted that, so far, […]

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CPP: Ghana sits on time bomb

CPP: Ghana sits on time bomb

The Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has cautioned that recent activities of riotous groups affiliated to the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) – “Invincible Forces and Delta Force,” – has turned the country into a “ticking time bomb”. Professor Edmund N. Delle, the National Chairman of the CPP cautioned in an interview on Friday. “We therefore call on President Nana Addo […]

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Ghartey C’ttee report can’t cure perceived corruption- Short

Ghartey C’ttee report can’t cure perceived corruption- Short

A former Commissioner of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Justice Emile Short, has said that the way the bribery allegation made by the Bawku Central Member of Parliament (MP), Mahama Ayariga, was handled may not erase the perception in the minds of Ghanaians that the legislature is corrupt. In an interview on Saturday, Justice Short explained that the Joe […]

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