• 2 hours Joyce Mogtari Advises EC To Get PRO To Speak For Jean Mensa ModernGhana -Politics
    Special Aide to former President John Dramani Mahama, Joyce Bawa Mogtari, wants the Electoral Commission (EC) to consider engaging public relations officer to handle the communications of the Commission urgently. She says this will help them avoid the PR blunder the Commissioner Jean Mensa has been causing recently with her public utterances. According to her, the practice where the commissioner and her deputy continuously engage the media is hurting the reputation of the Comm ... more
  • 2 hours Jeans Mensa ‘Cooks’ CI To Track Source Of Political Funding ModernGhana -Politics
    The Chairperson of Electoral Commission Jean Mensa says her Commission is working on a Constitutional Instrument (CI) which will enable it track how political parties are funded. Jean Mensa noted that it will allow the political parties to properly account for the source of their funding and how they use it. There is a widely held perception that political parties appropriate public resources to fund their political activities since the sources of their funding are unknown and ... more
  • 3 hours It Will Be Unfair For Mahama To Chop 33% In 2020 – Nasara Coordinator ModernGhana -Politics
    Mr. Abdul-Rahman Sarikin Samari, the Nasara Coordinator for the Tamale Central Constituency says it will be unfair for the former President, John Dramani Mahama to secure 33percent of total votes in the upcoming 2020 presidential elections. The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) defeat to the ruling New Patriotic Party in the 2016 elections is considered the most ldquo;embarrassing rdquo; in which the then incumbent president John Dramani secured 44percent in the presi ... more
  • 4 hours Ghana Prisons Service Gets 21 Mechanised Water Supply System ModernGhana -Politics
    Government has provided a total of 21 mechanised water supply systems to the Ghana Prisons Service to alleviate the challenges faced by the Service in the provision of water for drinking and for the maintenance of personal and environmental hygiene in the prisons all over the country. The water supply systems will serve the inmates and correction officers of 21 prisons across the country as part of Government rsquo;s lsquo;Water for All rsquo; programme. The beneficiary facilities ... more
  • 4 hours Savanna Region: Thank You Akufo-Addo For Your Tour—NPP Groups ModernGhana -Politics
    SAVANNA REGION NPP YOUTH GROUPS THANKS H.E NANA ADDO FOR HIS TOUR OF THE REGION The coalition of NPP youth groups in the Savannah Region wishes to show appreciation the Commander in Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces H.E Akuffo Addo for paying an unprecedented call to the Savannah Region as part of his tour to the newly created regions in the country. His maiden visit which was welcomed by his Royal Highness Yegbon wura Tuntumba Boresa and we consider it as a blessing to the good peopl ... more
  • 4 hours We Are Battle Ready For 2020—NDC Adamu Ramadan Predicts Win ModernGhana -Politics
    In a meeting held in an undisclosed location, the 2016 Parliamentary candidate for Adentan Constituency, Mohammed Adamu Ramadan says there is no two ways about his victory in the upcoming 2020 elections. He predicted win for former President Mahama who is seeking his second bid to become President. We are ready for this contest. We can match anyone boot for boot. Dismiss any rumours that John Mahama or any other person will ask me to step down because I will definitely get an appointment ... more
  • 5 hours Special Prosecutor begins prosecution of Ayariga MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The Special Prosecutor has begun the prosecution of Bawku Central MP after charging him for fraudulently evading tax and dealing in foreign currency without a license. ... more
  • 7 hours CI to track source of political party funding in the offing – EC reveals MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The Electoral Commission is working on a Constitutional Instrument which will enable it to track how political parties are funded. ... more
  • 10 hours NPP Begins ‘Operation Reduce NDC Votes’ ModernGhana -Politics
    The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has launched what it calls ldquo;Operation 50/50 Campaign rdquo; in the Affigya Kwabre South Constituency of the Ashanti Region to cut votes of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the area. The party says it wants to reduce NDC votes by 50 per cent in the various polling stations in 2020. Per the new plan, NPP polling station executives that would campaign hard to reduce the NDC 39;s votes by 50 per cent would retain their po ... more
  • 10 hours I Can’t Rig Elections – Jean Mensa ModernGhana -Politics
    ldquo;It is not possible to rig the elections, even if my father is running for President, rdquo; The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Jean Mensa has discounted claims. Jean Mensa 39;s comments come days after former President and National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama questioned the neutrality of the leadership of the elections management body ahead of the 2020 polls. Coming on the back of tensions between the NDC and the EC, Mr. Mahama tol ... more
  • 10 hours Mahama’s Recent Comments Mischievous –Minister ModernGhana -Politics
    The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has accused former President John Mahama of massaging the truth and hiding behind politics to deceive Ghanaians. John Dramani Mahama recently expressed concerns over what he describes as the Akufo- Addo administration 39;s penchant for blaming the previous government for its woes. He also said that the recent shut down of radio stations by the NCA is politically motivated and urged the President to intervene. He also believ ... more
  • 12 hours Let’s Fight For 2020, Not Fight Ourselves— NPP Chairman ModernGhana -Politics
    Chairman of the Bibiani Anhwianso Bekwai Constituency branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Franklin Appiah Kubi has cautioned the newly elected members to bury their differences for the sake of election 2020. He commended the party delegates for displaying maturity during the elections, admitting that there could have been problems but such occurrence eluded the party due to their good conduct which ensured the election was a success. As you know, in every human institution, ... more
  • 13 hours EC can’t rig elections, not even for my father – Jean Mensa replies critics CNR -Politics
    The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Jean Mensa has discounted claims that her outfit is capable of rigging an election. “It is not possible to rig the elections, even if my father is running for President,” she said. Jean Mensa’s comments come days after former President and National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama questioned the neutrality of the leadership of the elections management body ahead of the 2020 polls. Coming on the back of tensions between the NDC and the EC, Mr. Mahama told Citi News “we have our doubts that they can be neutral and fair… the ... more
  • 14 hours Mahama’s recent comments on gov’t politically mischievous – Oppong Nkrumah CNR -Politics
    The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has accused former President John Mahama of massaging the truth and hiding behind politics to cause more harm in the country. John Dramani Mahama recently expressed concerns over what he describes as the Akufo- Addo administration’s penchant for blaming the previous government for its woes. He also said that the recent shut down of radio stations by the NCA is politically motivated and urged the President to intervene. He also believes freedom of the media is under threat under the Akufo-Addo administration because the government has failed to protect the rights and lives ... more
  • 1 day Ghanaian voters’ biometric data completely controlled by foreigners – EC laments MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The Electoral Commission has lamented, Ghanaian voters' biometric data is firmly controlled by foreigners, casting a slur on the Commission’s independence. ... more
  • 1 day Bawumia Says MoMo Has Solved Basic Financial Inclusion ModernGhana -Politics
    Most Ghanaians have over the years been excluded from basic banking services because of lack of identity, inability to produce a utility bill or an address. However, the introduction and adoption of comprehensive Mobile Money Interoperability (MMI) in Ghana has solved the problem of ensuring basic financial inclusion, Vice President Bawumia has indicated. Speaking in Accra on Monday, 20th May 2019, Vice President Bawumia said the mobile money payments interoperability system that al ... more
  • 1 day Ignore NDC Lies, Propaganda– TESCON ModernGhana -Politics
    University of Cape Coast rsquo;s Tertiary Education Students Confederacy (TESCON) has urged the public not to fall prey to the cheap political points the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and its Tertiary Education Institutions Network (TEIN) are aiming to score. According to TESCON, The NDC - TEIN has been lying about the students loans and other works of His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo just to discredit the work of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Parts of a statement is ... more
  • 1 day Furnish us with new locations for limited voter registration – NDC to EC CNR -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is demanding more clarity from the Electoral Commission (EC) following the commission’s decision to extend its upcoming limited voters’ registration exercise beyond the district offices in certain areas. The commission is making the compromise to cater for citizens in areas with difficult terrains. “This is to enable citizens and qualified applicants located in riverine, distant and difficult areas who want to take advantage of the registration process to do so,” Jean Mensa, the EC chairperson explained. The NDC had wanted the EC to decentralize the exercise up to the electoral area levels instead of just the 260 ... more
  • 1 day I couldn’t rig elections even if my father was running – EC Chair MyJoyOnline -Politics
    EC Chair, Jean Mensah, has parried accusations of bias, saying she could not rig the election even if her father was running for office as President. ... more
  • 1 day NDC Can’t Win Elections With Mahama – NPP ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will struggle to win elections in Ghana if John Mahama remains flagbearer of the party, Ernest Yaw Kumi, a communicator of the governing New Patriotic Party has said. In a radio interview monitored by ABC News Ghana , Ernest Kumi cited the gross incompetence of the NDC flagbearer during his tenure as President of the republic as one of the major reasons for which Ghanaians will shy away from voting the NDC into the office with John Maha ... more
  • 1 day Mahama Says EC Boss Not Neutral ModernGhana -Politics
    John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress is preparing fertile grounds for an escape route should he be defeated in the 2020 general elections as he blaming the Electoral Commission Chairperson of not being neutral in executing her mandate. ldquo; John Mahama knows he is going to lose miserably once again in 2020 so he wants to prepare the minds of his supporters that the EC would be bias. But, Ghanaians are smarter than what he thinks rdquo;, Anthony Boa ... more
  • 1 day I Don’t Own $3 Million Mansion – Kwakye Ofosu ModernGhana -Politics
    A former deputy Communications Minister in the erstwhile Mahama administration, Felix Kwakye Ofosu, has denied reports claiming he owns a luxurious mansion paid for with funds allegedly accrued through foul means during his time as a deputy Minister. Kwakye Ofosu made the rebuttal following viral reports claiming he was under investigations by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu. Responding to the allegation in a radio interview closely monitored by ABC News Ghana , Mr. Kwakye Ofosu quest ... more
  • 1 day Akufo-Addo extols Parliament for its ‘courage’ in passing RTI MyJoyOnline -Politics
    President Akufo-Addo has exalted the country’s legislature’s effort and commitment to good governance, passing the Right To Information (RTI) Bill. ... more
  • 1 day Sammy Awuku, Nana B Accused Of Undermining Akufo-Addo 2020 Chances ModernGhana -Politics
    A Civil Society Group, Jaymogabi has lashed out at the leadership of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). The group said, some leaders of the ruling party abandoned the grassroot of their political party (NPP) immediately Ghanaians elected them in to power forgetting that 2020 election is looming large. They noted in a statement that the actions of their National Organiser, Sammy Awuku and National Youth Organizer Henry Nana Boakye are very discouraging tagging them as tribalistic. ... more
  • 1 day Nana Addo finally signs RTI Act into law CNR -Politics
    President Nana Akufo-Addo has signed the Right to Information Act into law at a ceremony held at the Jubilee House. He is hopeful the passage of the Right to Information Act will help in the fight against corruption in the country. Speaking after signing the Act on Tuesday, the President said: “I am very happy that this law has finally been passed and I did make a commitment that when it was brought to me, I would give my assent to it right away. It was in fact brought to me yesterday afternoon.” He expressed hope that the law will enhance ... more
  • 1 day NDC can only win 2020 polls if NPP refuses to contest – John Boadu CNR -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will only win the 2020 general election if the New Patriotic Party (NPP) decides not to contest, John Boadu, the General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said. Mr. Boadu explained that the tremendous developmental projects being undertaken by the NPP government, coupled with large number of supporters is a clear indication that the NDC will never return to power. He made these remarks when he addressed delegates of the party at Nalerigu in the North East Region during the NPP’s election to elect executives for the six newly created ... more
  • 1 day ‘EIU report reflects situation on the ground’ – Oppong Nkrumah CNR -Politics
    The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has welcomed a report by the Economists Intelligence Unit (EIU), predicting victory for the party in the 2020 election. The EIU in its country report said it will be difficult for the opposition NDC under former President John Dramani Mahama to portray itself as the better custodian of Ghana’s economy, especially as the country’s growth figures look fairly strong. Speaking at a press conference in Accra on Tuesday, the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the report was a true reflection of the reality on the ground. “The Akufo-Addo administration views these reports first ... more
  • 1 day Keep Nagging, 2020 Will Soon Come – Mahama To Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    Former President John Dramani Mahama has taken a swipe at President Akufo-Addo for blaming his failures on him for election 2020 will retire him from politics. According to the former President, the penchant of blames by Akufo-Addo is a sign that he (Akufo-Addo) cannot handle the responsibility as the man in charge of the affairs of the state. Mahama is therefore asking Akufo-Addo to start preparing his handing over notes before the 2020 elections because the already burdened ... more
  • 1 day Akufo-Addo signs RTI into law today MyJoyOnline -Politics
    President Nana Akufo-Addo will Tuesday sign the Right to Information bill into law, fifty-six days after it was passed by Parliament. ... more
  • 1 day Ghanaians Are Insecure Under Akufo-Addo – Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    ldquo;My assessment will be based on how Ghanaians feel and in my conversations with ordinary Ghanaians, they feel more insecure today than they did in the past. ldquo;There seems to be a spate of robberies, there are issues that didn rsquo;t exist before like kidnapping of children and so on. And then we feel a real threat of terrorism, rdquo; former President Mr Mahama said Monday. The former President, who is seeking a comeback in 2020, made the comments on Citi FM rsquo; ... more
  • 1 day Limited Voters Registration Takes Off June 7 ModernGhana -Politics
    The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced it will commence the limited voter registration exercise in selected difficult areas in addition to its district offices. The exercise, which is to take place between Friday, June 7 and Thursday, June 27 2019, was initially planned to happen only at the district offices of the Electoral Commission. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) resisted the initial plan going as far as accusing the EC of scheming to disenfranchise voters. ... more
  • 2 days CODEO wants chiefs to galvanise support for district level elections MyJoyOnline -Politics
    CODEO has urged traditional rulers in the country to galvanise support for the 2019 District Level Elections (DLE) to help elect people of substance in their respective jurisdictions. ... more
  • 2 days Newly elected NPP executives for North East Region call on Nayiri CNR -Politics
    The newly elected executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) of the North East Region have paid a courtesy call on the Overlord of the Mamprugu Traditional Area. This was to show their appreciation to the Nayiri for honouring the party’s invitation to be at the special delegates conference which saw their election as the new officers. The Regional Chairman, Nurudeen Fuseini who led the team told Citi News, he will embark on a campaign that will see the NPP winning all the seats in the North East Region; an agenda he termed “operation win all seats”. He further admonished the ... more
  • 2 days Newly elected NPP executives for North East Region call on Nayiri CNR -Politics
    The newly elected executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) of the North East Region have paid a courtesy call on the Overlord of the Mamprugu Traditional Area. This was to show their appreciation to the Nayiri for honouring the party’s invitation to be at the special delegates conference which saw their election as the new officers. The Regional Chairman, Nurudeen Fuseini who led the team told Citi News, he will embark on a campaign that will see the NPP winning all the seats in the North East Region; an agenda he termed “operation win all seats”. He further admonished the ... more
  • 2 days Limited voters registration to begin June 7 as EC increases locations CNR -Politics
    The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that it will compromise and conduct the limited voter registration exercise in selected difficult areas in addition to its district offices. The exercise, which is to take place between Friday, June 7 and Thursday, June 27 2019, was initially planned to happen only at the district offices of the Electoral Commission. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) resisted the initial plan going as far as accusing the EC of scheming to disenfranchise voters. The NDC wanted the EC to decentralize the exercise up to the electoral area levels instead of just the 260 districts offices. ... more
  • 2 days Limited voters registration to begin June 7 as EC increases locations CNR -Politics
    The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that it will compromise and conduct the limited voter registration exercise in selected difficult areas in addition to its district offices. The exercise, which is to take place between Friday, June 7 and Thursday, June 27 2019, was initially planned to happen only at the district offices of the Electoral Commission. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) resisted the initial plan going as far as accusing the EC of scheming to disenfranchise voters. The NDC wanted the EC to decentralize the exercise up to the electoral area levels instead of just the 260 districts offices. ... more
  • 2 days Media freedom vulnerable under Nana Addo -Mahama CNR -Politics
    Former President, John Dramani Mahama believes freedom of the media is under threat under the Akufo-Addo administration because the government has failed to protect the rights and lives of journalists in the country. He said the governing party’s poor handling of the recent incidents including violent attacks and assault on journalists, the murder of an investigative journalist with Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ TigerEye PI team, Ahmed Suale and attacks on Manasseh Azure is to blame for the drop in Ghana’s media credentials on the international scene. Although journalists in the country are rarely arrested unjustly, they continue to experience physical attacks ... more
  • 2 days Media freedom vulnerable under Nana Addo -Mahama CNR -Politics
    Former President, John Dramani Mahama believes freedom of the media is under threat under the Akufo-Addo administration because the government has failed to protect the rights and lives of journalists in the country. He said the governing party’s poor handling of the recent incidents including violent attacks and assault on journalists, the murder of an investigative journalist with Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ TigerEye PI team, Ahmed Suale and attacks on Manasseh Azure is to blame for the drop in Ghana’s media credentials on the international scene. Although journalists in the country are rarely arrested unjustly, they continue to experience physical attacks ... more
  • 2 days Shutting down radio stations unnecessary; call NCA to order – Mahama to Nana Addo CNR -Politics
    Former President,  John Dramani Mahama wants President Nana Akufo-Addo to intervene in what he terms as the unnecessary closure of some of the country’s radio stations by the National Communications Authority (NCA). Mr. Mahama who believes the NCA’s actions are politically motivated said the President’s intervention will prove he is a human rights advocate. “It is not fair and so I want to appeal to Nana Addo, he says he is a human right advocate. The closure of these stations is totally unnecessary. It is obvious to everyone that there is some politics in there. The President is the ... more
  • 2 days Shutting down radio stations unnecessary; call NCA to order – Mahama to Nana Addo CNR -Politics
    Former President,  John Dramani Mahama wants President Nana Akufo-Addo to intervene in what he terms as the unnecessary closure of some of the country’s radio stations by the National Communications Authority (NCA). Mr. Mahama who believes the NCA’s actions are politically motivated said the President’s intervention will prove he is a human rights advocate. “It is not fair and so I want to appeal to Nana Addo, he says he is a human right advocate. The closure of these stations is totally unnecessary. It is obvious to everyone that there is some politics in there. The President is the ... more
  • 2 days Nana Addo lied about road contracts awarded by my gov’t – Mahama CNR -Politics
    Former President, John Mahama has accused President Nana Akufo-Addo of falsifying facts and figures on road contracts awarded by his government before he left office. According to the NDC flagbearer, Akufo-Addo abrogated all such contracts and re-awarded them at exorbitant prices; hence he cannot fathom why the President will attack him over road projects. Recently, Nana Akufo-Addo questioned the existence of the supposed unprecedented road infrastructure provided by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) prior to the 2016 general elections. He could not see the massive infrastructure developments touted by the Mahama government as achievements. But responding to Nana Akufo-Addo ... more
  • 2 days Nana Addo lied about road contracts awarded by my gov’t – Mahama CNR -Politics
    Former President, John Mahama has accused President Nana Akufo-Addo of falsifying facts and figures on road contracts awarded by his government before he left office. According to the NDC flagbearer, Akufo-Addo abrogated all such contracts and re-awarded them at exorbitant prices; hence he cannot fathom why the President will attack him over road projects. Recently, Nana Akufo-Addo questioned the existence of the supposed unprecedented road infrastructure provided by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) prior to the 2016 general elections. He could not see the massive infrastructure developments touted by the Mahama government as achievements. But responding to Nana Akufo-Addo ... more
  • 2 days ‘Ghanaians feel insecure’ – Mahama wants gov’t action MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Former President John Mahama has given his assessment of the country’s security situation, describing it as poor. ... more
  • 2 days Media freedom vulnerable under Nana Addo -Mahama CNR -Politics
    Former President, John Dramani Mahama has accused the Akufo-Addo government for failing to ensure that the rights and lives of journalists in the country are protected. He says, the governing party’s poor handling of the recent incidents of violent attacks and assault on journalists including the murder of an investigative journalist with Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ TigerEye PI, Ahmed Suale and the threats on the lives some other journalists including Manasseh Azure is to blame for the dip in Ghana’s media credentials on the international scene. Although journalists in the country are rarely arrested unjustly, they continue to be under threats of ... more
  • 2 days Savannah Region: Kalamonia Wins NPP Chairman ModernGhana -Politics
    Alhaji Iddrisu Sulemana popularly known as Professor Kalamonia has today Monday 20th May, 2019 won as NPP Chairman for the Savannah Regional at a peaceful election held at the Assembly Hall of the Damongo Senior High School. Professor Kalamonia becomes the first NPP Chairman for the infant Savannah Region by polling 88 votes out of 127 total votes cast to beat his main contender Nana Kwame Aboagye who polled 37 votes. Professor Kalamonia once contested for the position of 1st Vice- ... more
  • 2 days Akufo-Addo Want CEOs To Support SDG Delivery Fund—Bawumia ModernGhana -Politics
    The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called for stronger action from Corporate Ghana to support the attainment of the United Nations rsquo; Sustainable Development Goals. In 2015, more than 190 world leaders committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals, designed to be the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by 2030. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environm ... more
  • 2 days Gov’t won’t be swayed by EIU’s election 2020 victory report – Oppong Nkrumah MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Government says it will not be swayed by the positive raves it recently got from the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) that the Akufo-Addo will be re-elected in 2020.  ... more
  • 2 days Abuakwa South NPP Commiserates With Family Of Late George Somuah Bosompem ModernGhana -Politics
    Members of the Abuakwa South Constituency Of the ruling New Patriotic Party, (NPP) paid homage to the family of the late George Somuah Bosompem, the former teacher of Asiakwa Salvation Army Basic School to commiserate with the family for accidentally losing a hero, motivator and breadwinner of the family. The team led by the able member of Parliament MP for the constituency, Hon. Samuel Atta Akyea who also doubles as the Minister for Works and Housing, bemoaned the attacks by these tee ... more
  • 2 days OTI Region NPP Elects New Executives ModernGhana -Politics
    The Oti regional New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Saturday, 18th May, 2019today held their first delegate rsquo;s conference at Dambai College of Education to elect executives to steer affairs of the party under the Theme ldquo;Empowering our grassroots for victory 2020 rdquo;. Thirty-one candidates from all the eight 8 constitute, which includes, Krachi East and West, Krachi Nchumurum, Nkwanta South and North, Kedjebi, Biakoye and Jasikan and also Santrokofi Akpafo Lolobi Likp ... more
  • 2 days Yapei chief commends AKufo-Addo for tackling water problem MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The Paramount Chief of the Yapei Traditional Area, Soale Alhassan, has expressed his appreciation to President Akufo-Addo, for the ongoing construction of a small-town water system, in fulfillment of a pledge he made to the people of Yapei in September, 2016 ... more
  • 2 days Gov’t records four-fold increase in revenue in piloted cashless system MyJoyOnline -Politics
    ​​​​​​​The government is set to roll out a cashless system in its operations after a pilot of the programme at the Tourism Ministry "increased revenue by four-fold". ... more
  • 2 days Blaming NDC for economic woes ‘irresponsible’ – Mahama to gov’t CNR -Politics
    Former President John Dramani Mahama has expressed concerns over what he describes as the Akufo- Addo’s administration’s penchant for blaming the previous government for its woes. According to Mr. Mahama, the previous government’s decision to constantly blame the previous government for its challenges is tantamount to “abdicating the responsibility of running the country.” “It is normal in your first year to blame everything that has gone wrong on your predecessor. Maybe in your second year ,you can continue playing the blame game but after your third year if the only thing in your mind is Mahama, then you are abdicating ... more
  • 2 days Blaming NDC for economic woes ‘irresponsible’ – Mahama to gov’t CNR -Politics
    Former President John Dramani Mahama has expressed concerns over what he describes as the Akufo- Addo’s administration’s penchant for blaming the previous government for its woes. According to Mr. Mahama, the previous government’s decision to constantly blame the previous government for its challenges is tantamount to “abdicating the responsibility of running the country.” “It is normal in your first year to blame everything that has gone wrong on your predecessor. Maybe in your second year ,you can continue playing the blame game but after your third year if the only thing in your mind is Mahama, then you are abdicating ... more
  • 2 days We doubt EC will be neutral in 2020 election – Mahama CNR -Politics
    Former President John Mahama has cast doubts over the Electoral Commission’s (EC) ability to conduct neutral general elections in 2020. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer told Citi News in an exclusive interview that the EC needs “to be more open with the political parties ahead of election 2020.” Ahead of the election, Mr. Mahama said the EC needs to prove doubters wrong. “They need to prove us wrong. We have our doubts that they can be neutral and fair… the current posture and the way they are conducting things makes us doubt that they will be neutral and fair ... more
  • 2 days Appointment of Ambassador-at-large ‘killing’ PNC – Mornah MyJoyOnline -Politics
    PNC Chairman, Bernard Mornah, has said the appointment of their party leader, Dr Edward Mahama, as an Ambassador-at-Large by the NPP government, is "killing" the PNC. ... more
  • 2 days Minority to join demo against shut down of radio stations CNR -Politics
    The Minority in Parliament is backing the Free Media Vanguards’ protest of the closure of some radio stations in the country by the National Communications Authority (NCA). The group plans to march in protest tomorrow, Tuesday over what it described as the NCA’s abuse of its powers and suppression of press freedom. “For the avoidance of doubt, the Minority in Parliament pledges its full support for Tuesday’s March and announces its decision to participate in this all-important march which seeks to confront and defeat the cowardly forces of oppression and tyranny,” the Minority said in a statement. Two major pro-opposition stations, ... more
  • 3 days Savannah Region will soon catch up with others – Akufo-Addo assures MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the chiefs and people of the Savannah Region of an accelerated pace of development. ... more
  • 3 days Be Ambassadors of EC’s Limited voters registration Exercise – NPP to NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The Second Vice Chairman for Suame Constituency of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Richard Akwasi Asante, has advised aspiring Assembly Members in the country to act as ambassadors of the limited voters 39; registration exercise to be conducted by the Electoral Commission (EC) by conscientising qualified persons with the need to register. According to him, acquisition of the voters Identity Cards (ID Cards) serves as a key to electing persons to lead the country. After registering, the ID ... more
  • 3 days President ends tour of new regions MyJoyOnline -Politics
    President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday rounded off the tour of the Savannah Region, as part of his six-day working visit to the new regions. ... more
  • 3 days Work hard for victory in 2020 – NPP’s new regional executives urged CNR -Politics
    The  New Patriotic Party (NPP), has urged its newly elected executives for the new regions to work towards retaining the party in the 2020 general election. The NPP’s National Youth Organizer, Sammy Awuku after swearing the new officers of the Ahafo Region into office commended the delegates for peaceful elections and urged them to work harder to consolidate the achievements of the party in the region. “Voting went on smoothly and the aspirants conducted themselves. We had winners for the day but the biggest winner is the New Patriotic Party. For me as the National Organizer, I am excited because ... more
  • 3 days Soon To Be IGP Maame Tiwaa Conduct Must Be A Lesson For All— Ex-Police Chief ModernGhana -Politics
    A former police chief blamed the bold declaration and the subsequent U-turn by CID boss COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danqua on intelligence failure. Speaking on Newsfile, Mrs Kasser-Tee said the controversy over the CID boss rsquo; comments is a clear lesson in professionalism for public office holders. ldquo;Every professional owes a personal responsibility to be professional in your office. If you are in public office you owe a duty to be candid to the people of Ghana. You owe a duty ... more
  • 3 days NPP Oti region polls: Candidate who promised free motorbikes gets zero CNR -Politics
    An aspirant for the chairmanship position in the New Patriotic Party’s Oti Regional executives election, David Tibrum Makinye Batu who promised to give delegates a motorbike each if they elect him as chairman failed to get the confidence of the electorates. At the close of polls on Saturday, he failed to secure a single vote. Dapaah Y. Evans emerged victorious after polling 80 votes against the 43 secured by Stephen Benyaseh Alewabah and Collins Yaw Ahenkorah’s 26. David Tibrum Makinye Batu despite his audacious pledge to gift each delegate a motorbike each if he is elected as chairman, failed to make ... more
  • 4 days Akufo-Addo Deserves Another 4 Years – Odike ModernGhana -Politics
    With the 2020 National Elections is fast approaching, and the political temperature rising, the founder and leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Akwasi Addai Odike has affirmed that President Akufo-Addo needs to be given another term to rule. Speaking in an interview on UTV late news with host, Kwabena Antwi Boasiako, monitored by ModernGhana, Odike who admires the President 39;s policies said he believes the NPP-led government will achieve more with their ... more
  • 4 days Let’s protect our peace by rejecting vigilantism – Methodist Bishop MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The Tema Diocesan Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana has asked Ghanaians to protect the peace by rejecting vigilantism. ... more
  • 4 days Bawumia Was The Right Choice—Nyakrom Paramount Chief To Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    The Paramount Chief of Agona Nyakrom Traditional Area in the Agona West Municipality of the Central Region, has described President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo 39;s selection of Dr Mahamudu Bawumia as his running mate and now Vice President as an inspired decision. Speaking at his palace on Friday 17th May, 2019, Okatakyie Okofo Nyarku Eku X said Dr Bawumia had more than vindicated the President in the relatively short period he had been in office. The President, Okatakyie Eku said ... more
  • 4 days Oti Region: Vote for me and get motorbikes – NPP Chairman aspirant CNR -Politics
    An aspirant for the chairmanship of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Oti Region, David Tibrum Makinye Batu has promised delegates a motorbike each if he is elected as chairman. There is a truckload of wooden boxes containing 100 non-assembled motorbikes with a banner of the aspirant packed at the election grounds. Speaking to the media, Mr. Makinye Batu noted that the motorbikes are to help him start work when he gets elected as chairman. “Our victory in the Oti region come 2020 is dependent  on logistics; especially motorbikes  in the region. Because when I contested for the ... more
  • 4 days Make U/W ‘everlasting stronghold’ for NPP – Minister to NPP MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Upper West Regional Minister has stated noted that the gains made by the new patriotic party in the 2016 was phenomenal and should not be allowed to retrogress in 2020. ... more
  • 4 days CID boss’ conduct ‘indefensible’ – Kasser-Tee fires MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Law lecturer, Clara Beeri Kasser-Tee, is convinced Ghana’s chief investigator breached a major professional tenet over her public comments on the kidnapped Takoradi girls. ... more
  • 4 days Free SHS is most people-centered policy in Ghanaian history – Yagaba Chief MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Naa Sugru Wuni Mumuni, has lauded the President Akufo-Addo, for fulfilling his 2016 campaign pledge and implementing the Free SHS Policy. ... more
  • 4 days NPP elects regional executives for new regions today CNR -Politics
    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is today holding elections in all six newly created regions to select regional executives for the party. The decision to elect new officers for the new regions including North East, Ahafo, Bono East, Western North, Oti and Savannah, was decided on during the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at their headquarters. The party has said that all the necessary preparations had been made for the elections currently ongoing in the respective areas. Speaking to Citi News ahead of the elections, the Deputy New Patriotic Party (NPP) General Secretary, ... more
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