Category: Politics

I will place priority on agriculture and education – DCE

Mr Clement Dandori, the Kasena Nankana West District Chief Executive, has said he would place emphasis on the development of agriculture, health and education during his term of office. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview at Paga on Friday, he said the objective was to encourage the youth and women to engage in productive ventures that […]

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Jerry Rawlings is right – Koku Anyidoho

Jerry Rawlings is right – Koku Anyidoho

The Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has described as reasonable a suggestion by former President Jerry John Rawlings for the party to elect new leaders ahead of the 2020 general election. “To the extent that the party has to run fresh election it shall take place,” Koku Anyidoho said, adding that the process for the party’s branch, regional and national […]

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PPP embarks on re-organisation tour

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) is embarking on a re-organisation tour of all the ten regions in the country aimed at improving the party’s electoral fortunes in 2020, Nii Allotey Brew Hammond, National Chairman has said. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in Bolgatanga after meeting with some of the regional and constituency executives which formed the regional council of […]

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Kennedy Agyapong slams NPP over intolerance

Kennedy Agyapong slams NPP over intolerance

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has accused his party of not being ‘tolerant’. According to Mr Agyapong, if the party was tolerant enough, it would have taken some of his criticisms in good faith, instead of threatening him. Mr. Agyapong has in recent months cautioned the NPP to be careful […]

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Govt must not pay for new vehicles, if…

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration should not pay for the 43 new vehicles ordered for the presidency if it did not request for them. The Executive Director of Imani Ghana – a think tank – Franklin Cudjoe has suggested. In an interview yesterday, Mr. Cudjoe said the NPP administration has no business paying for the cars if it did […]

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Rawlings opens can of worms

Rawlings opens can of worms

Former president Jerry John Rawlings and founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has disclosed that he dismissed former aide, Victor Smith, because he tried diverting funds donated by some Nigerians. He claimed the cash was meant to eke out to the NDC’s campaign for late Professor John Evans Atta Mills, ahead of election 2008. Ex-President Rawlings, speaking at the […]

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Dr. Spio-Garbrah

Spio-Garbrah defends Rawlings

A former Trade and Industry Minister in the former president Mahama led National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, Ekow Spio-Garbrah says the founder of his party, former President Rawlings has his own right to express his views about the cause of the party’s defeat in the 2016 general elections. According to the former trade minister, former President Rawlings’ claim may be […]

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Germany, US join forces to support Ghana’s decentralisation

Germany, US join forces to support Ghana’s decentralisation

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have jointly promised to facilitate Ghana’s decentralisation reforms. The Support for Decentralisation Reforms (SfDR) programme has a focus on increasing the awareness on the opportunities and risks of decentralisation for the districts and developing expertise in financial management, service delivery and […]

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275-member parliament too big—Sam Okudzeto

275-member parliament too big—Sam Okudzeto

Member of the Council of State Sam Okudzeto says the size of Ghana’s parliament is ‘too big’.   He said keeping 275 Members of Parliament (MPs) in parliament is a democratic bill too high for the taxpayer.   Mr. Okudzeto condemned the practice of re-sizing of constituencies stressing that Ghana must learn from best practice.   Pointing to the US […]

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NDC can recapture power in 2020–Group

Action Movement, a group affiliated to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has stated that the party might win the 2020 general elections, if the leadership and supporters alike adhered to probity and accountability, principles that won the trust of Ghanaians in previous elections. It urged them to rally behind the party as it seeks to recapture political power in 2020. […]

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