Category: Politics

Kwesi Botchwey C’ttee presents report today

Kwesi Botchwey C’ttee presents report today

The Professor Kwesi Botchwey led committee investigating the woeful performance of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2016 general election will present its report to the party hierarchy today. The presentation would be done at the NDC head office at Adabraka in Accra at 10am, the Ghanaian Times can authoritatively disclose. The 13-member committee which was set up after […]

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New MPs struggling in Parliament—Majority Leader

New MPs struggling in Parliament—Majority Leader

Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has stated that new Members of Parliament (MPs) are struggling to find their feet in the House. In his assessment of the performance of new MPs, he explained that contributions by the NDC new entrants have usually been fraught with errors fuelled by emotions due to the shock it suffered in the 2016 elections. Mr Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu […]

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‘Handpicking polling station executives will land NPP in opposition’

As the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) prepares for polling station, constituency, regional and national executive elections, a leading member of the party has cautioned the hierarchy party and constituency executives to desist from handpicking polling station executives. Handpicking of the executives can land the party in opposition if the party did not tread cautiously in that regard. In an […]

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Tema MCE mocks NDC’s 2020 come back

Tema MCE mocks NDC’s 2020 come back

The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr Felix Mensah Nii Annang- La, has called the bluff of a projection by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it will return to power in 2020. According to him, the party’s hasty declaration of a comeback, less than six months into the administration of President Nana Akufo- Addo, shows that the leadership of the […]

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NPP will lose Savelugu/Nantong seat in 2020 if…–MP

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Savelugu, Mohammed Abdul Samed Gunu has cautioned that the rift between the appointed Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the area, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu and some aggrieved New Patriotic Party (NPP) constituency executives is likely to reduce their chances of winning the next elections. For the third consecutive time, the angry residents staged a demonstration […]

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Defeat over Mahama historic, not surprising—President Akufo-Addo

Defeat over Mahama historic, not surprising—President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described his victory over former president John Dramani Mahama as historic and not surprising to Ghanaians. According to him, his victory was something that had never happened in the country, adding, the parliamentary election also saw the New Patriotic Party (NPP) clinch majority of the seats in Ghana’s Parliament. President Akufo-Addo was speaking at […]

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Lecturer to join NPP chairmanship race

Lecturer to join NPP chairmanship race

An economics and finance lecturer at the Catholic University College of Ghana in the Brong Ahafo Region, Dr Charles Kwame Addo, is reported to be lacing his boot to contest for the regional chairmanship position of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), when nominations are opened. According to sources some key members of the party have been intensifying their efforts at […]

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Adwoa Safo supports constituents

Adwoa Safo supports constituents

Member of Parliament (MP) for Dome-Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has gone to the aide of her constituents by giving out soft loans to various women groups, mostly, traders. Over one hundred women in the constituency were each given GHc500.00 in phase one of the project. The interest-free loan is meant to cushion the women in their trade so as to […]

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Ex NDC MP lauds Pres call to Parliament

Ex NDC MP lauds Pres call to Parliament

Former Deputy Minister of Trade, Murtala Mohammed, has welcomed the call by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to Parliament to exercise effective control over the Executive arm of government and the country’s public finances. While describing the call as a good one, he said it is important for Parliament to see to its implementation. “It doesn’t take the President to […]

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CPP marks 68th anniv

CPP marks 68th anniv

Professor Edmund Delle, national chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has bemoaned the underdevelopment of the country, blaming successive governments for doing little. He said he did not understand why “we have been crowded with gross corruption, misappropriation and gross incompetence right down from the Executive to the very last person in government”. To commemorate the 68th anniversary of […]

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