• 9 hours Akufo-Addo resumes regional tours with Western, Central visit MyJoyOnline -Politics
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  • 13 hours NDC will win 70% of parliamentary seats in 2020 polls – Haruna Iddrisu ModernGhana -Politics
    The Minority Leader and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South in the Northern Region, Mr Haruna Iddrisu has predicted that the NDC will win 70 percent of parliamentary seats in the 2020 general election. He said he was also confident that the electorate will vote for former President John Dramani Mahama as President in the 2020 general election for him to continue his good works as the present government has failed to deliver on its numerous promise ... more
  • 13 hours Avoid Violent Campaign -Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa ModernGhana -Politics
    The Member of Parliament for North Tongu Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has urged members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to be civil and conduct a peaceful campaign toward the upcoming party elections. He said the (NDC) is a family hence it is in their interest to have a violent free campaign and election. He said this will strengthen the party to win power, come 2020. Mr. Ablakwa was addressing party supporters and sympathizers at a mini-rally held at the party office in Juapong. Mr. Abl ... more
  • 13 hours Run Clean Campaigns Devoid Of Name-Calling – says Savannah Regional Organizer of NDC Tell Aspirants. ModernGhana -Politics
    The Savannah Regional Organiser of NDC Mr Inusah Abdulai has urged NDC parliamentary candidates in the region to run a clean campaign as they prepare to hit the various branches to canvas for votes to enable them lead the party in their respective Constituencies for 2020 elections. Mr Abdulai reminded them to speak to the issues that will enhance their chances of winning devoid of insults and personality attacks.He said the NDC shall win the 2020 elections and will want to form a possible maj ... more
  • 13 hours Kokomba Youth Congratulates Moses Mabingbaan on his Appointment as NDC National Vice Chairman ModernGhana -Politics
    Congratulatory message from Konkomba Youth in NDC to Hon. Moses Mabingbaan on your appointment, as the National Vice Chairman We write on behalf of the Konkomba Youth in NDC to congratulate you Hon. Moses Mabingbaan on your appointment as the National Vice Chairman of our great party (NDC). Today, we could not hide our joy from such a historic rise of Ukpakpaanja in our party hierarchy who have been a dedicated and responsible citizen of this nation and a very hardworking man who have ... more
  • 1 day Disobedience to court order? Never! – Lawyer shocked state refused Afoko bail ModernGhana -Politics
    Stretching out his hand and a finger for emphasis, law lecturer Kofi Abotsi was emphatic on JoyNews show, Newsfile, no one should be allowed to disobey a court order under any circumstances. He was referring the saga between the state and a murder suspect who was refused bail despite a High Court order in March 2019. The murder suspect, Gregory Afoko ended up spending more than 120 days on remand, an action that nearly attracted a criminal conviction of contempt for the Director-General of ... more
  • 1 day Dragging Nana Addo into Afoko controversy disgusting – Casely-Hayford ModernGhana -Politics
    A member pressure group, OccupyGhana, Sydney Casely-Hayford has rebuked persons laying the blame for the controversy surrounding Gregory Afoko 8217;s bail rescission at President Nana Akufo-Addo 8217;s door step. On The Big Issue, Mr. Casely-Hayford reminded Ghanaians that there was 8220;no decision yet about whether or not anybody has done anything wrong procedurally or otherwise. 8221; He went on to describe attempts to hold President Akufo-Addo to task over Gregory Afoko troubles a ... more
  • 1 day Disobedience to court order? Never! – Lawyer shocked state refused Afoko bail MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Stretching out his hand and a finger for emphasis, law lecturer Kofi Abotsi was emphatic on JoyNews show, Newsfile, no one should be allowed to disobey a court order under any circumstances. ... more
  • 2 days NDC Primaries: Aspirant Vows To Consolidate Bagbin’s Gains ModernGhana -Politics
    A 37-year-old hospital administrator, Tony Sumah has touted himself as the best candidate who can win the Nadowli-Kaleo parliamentary seat and build on the legacies of Alban Bagbin, Ghana rsquo;s longest-serving Member of Parliament. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/7202019123604 j4eq2762gb tonysumah21024x768.jpg Mr. Sumah who was speaking after successfully submitting his nomination form at the National Democratic Congress rsquo; (NDC) party office at ... more
  • 2 days Mahama Urges Clergy, Traditional Rulers To Condemn Afoko’s Bail Denial ModernGhana -Politics
    Former President John Dramani Mahama has questioned the judicial attitude towards Gregory Afoko rsquo;s case. According to him, government rsquo;s posture on the case undermines the rule of law. Mr. Afoko is one of the suspects in the murder of the former NPP Upper East Regional Chairman, Adams Mahama. He was granted bail in March 2019 by an Accra High Court but that bail decision was rescinded by another High Court Judge. Speaking to some NDC members, John Mahama sugg ... more
  • 2 days NDC Primaries: Former Presidential Staffer Files For Ablekuma Central Seat ModernGhana -Politics
    Former Presidential Staffer and a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Communication Team, Hon. Alhaji Halidu Haruna has submitted his nomination forms to contest the NDC parliamentary primaries at the Ablekuma Central Constituency in the Greater Accra Region slated for August this year. Alhaji Halidu and his supporters stormed the party office clad in his t-shirts and party paraphernalia amidst singing and dancing. Briefing the party supporters, the Constituency Secreta ... more
  • 2 days $1m Per Constituency Project Will Develop Deprived Communities—Bawumia ModernGhana -Politics
    Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has expounded what the real effects of President Akufo-Addo s flagship one million dollar per constituency policy are. At a special breakfast meeting with Caribbean and African heads of mission in Havana, Cuba on Friday, 19th July 2019, Vice President Bawumia highlighted progress made by government to develop Ghana to the admiration of the diplomatic Corp. Dr. Bawumia recounted deliberate efforts made by government to ensure bottom up development that is ... more
  • 2 days Dumelo Dares Gov’t To Show Evidence Of New Factories ModernGhana -Politics
    Actor John Dumelo is charging the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to release evidence of the five new factories it claims to have constructed. He says government has only rebranded old factories and commissioning them as new ones which only smacks of deception. ldquo;They should show me five functional factories they have built from 2017 until date, which are employing and benefitting more people across the country, rdquo; he charged. In 2018, Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta ... more
  • 2 days Use Party Structures To Seek Redress – NDC To Aspirants ModernGhana -Politics
    The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is urging aspirants of the party rsquo;s parliamentary to use the party rsquo;s internal structures to resolve challenges they have with the process. The Committee made this known in a statement following reports of dissatisfaction from some aspirants in some constituencies, notably the Asawase constituency. But Sammy Gyamfi, who signed the statement said, ldquo;FEC has taken note of reports o ... more
  • 2 days Disgruntled parliamentary aspirants must use party structures – NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is urging aspirants of the party 8217;s parliamentary to use the party 8217;s internal structures to resolve challenges they have with the process. The Committee made this known in a statement following reports of dissatisfaction from some aspirants in some constituencies, notably the Asawase constituency. But Sammy Gyamfi, who signed the statement said, 8220;FEC has taken note of reports of chal ... more
  • 2 days Asawase NDC: Supporters of Muntaka’s contender burn tyres, posters ModernGhana -Politics
    Supporters of Mubarick Masawudu, a contender in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary primaries in the Asawase constituency staged a protest at the NDC regional office in Kumasi on Friday. Citi News Ashanti Regional correspondent, Hafiz Tijani said the protesters did not only burn car tyres but also posters of national executives and former President John Mahama. Speaking on Eyewitness News he said the supporters were very relentless in getting Mubarick Masawudu to pa ... more
  • 2 days Upper Manya NDC Parliamentary Race-Evans Tettey Korli Calls For A Decorous Campaign ModernGhana -Politics
    Friday 19th July, 2019, Asesewa: The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate hopeful, Mr. Evans Tettey Korli, has called on all other contenders to endeavor to engage in a clean, decorous and fair campaign with the bigger picture in mind. Mr. Korli, together with his team, filed his nomination successfully amidst cheers from delegates, party faithful and well-wishers. The young Law Lecturer who has served the party in various capacities and needs ... more
  • 2 days Irene Mensah Files For NDC Anyaa-Sowutuom Ticket ModernGhana -Politics
    Front runner for the 2020 Parliamentary ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mrs. Irene Edem Mensah, today submitted her nomination forms at the party rsquo;s office. Accompanied by s throng of supporters and well wishers who were clad in her campaign T shirts, the woman who is seen by many as winsome answer to the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) rsquo;s incumbent MP, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, submitted her filled nomination forms along with her filing fees. ldquo ... more
  • 2 days “I will recapture Agona West Parliamentary Seat for NDC” Ofori Amoah assure constituents ModernGhana -Politics
    A 32-year-old Programme Officer for Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Ghana, Mr. Paul Ofori Amoah has assured that if given the nod as NDC Parliamentary Candidate for 2020 general elections he will recapture the Seat for the party in Agona West Constituency. What I need from you the delegates is to give me the nod at the forthcoming Parliamentary primaries to be held at a later date. We must forge ahead in unity couple with cooperation for total Victory in 2020. Am battl ... more
  • 2 days Policeman Dumps Uniform, Joins NDC Race ModernGhana -Politics
    Another police man, an Other Rank, Detective Corporal John Evans Ayerakwa-Kumordzi, has dropped his uniform to join a constituency level primary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Eastern Region. His decision, coming on the heels of a similar resignation a few days ago by a Superior Police Officer, a former Secretary to the Inspector General of Police who is also contesting an NDC constituency race, has prompted questions about why many cops with burning politica ... more
  • 2 days Castigate not Kwame Owusu – Maritime Authority workers defend ex-boss MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Workers of the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), have mounted a strong defence of their embattled former Director-General, Kwame Owusu. ... more
  • 2 days Muntaka Or No Muntaka, Asawase Is A Safe Seat For NPP–Aziz Futa ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Nasara Coordinator, Abdul Aziz Haruna Futa, as part of his campaign promise to the Nasara coordinators and the party (New Patriotic Party-NPP) reiterated the capture of some Zongo dominated constituencies for the ruling party. He pointed out in an interview recently that the good work of the NPP led administration to Zongo communities will help realize that vision. He cited constituencies like Ayawaso East and North, Asawase, Ejura, etc as the targeted constituencies fo ... more
  • 2 days Former CEO Of State Enterprise Commission To Replace Alban Bagbin ModernGhana -Politics
    Dr. Camynta Baezie, former Chief Executive Officer of State Enterprise Commission(SEC) and currently a lecturer at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST) has filed nomination to contest for the parliamentary candidate of Nadowli/Kaleo Constituency on the ticket of NDC. The seasoned academic is considered by many as the fit-in successor of Bagbin because of his local, national and international clout. Dr. Camynta Baezie has worked in Europe and Asia for many years be ... more
  • 2 days Akufo-Addo Gov’t Ensuring Robust Banking Sector – NPP Communicator ModernGhana -Politics
    Government is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a robust banking sector capable of stimulating rapid socio-economic growth and providing better services to the public. To this end, government through the Bank of Ghana will continue to ensure sanity in the banking sector as well as protect the interest of depositors as required by law. The NPP Bono Regional Communications Officer, Asare Bediako Seth, in a Press Release in Sunyani explained that the recent reforms embarked upon by go ... more
  • 2 days Freddie Blay Hosts NPP Loyal Ladies ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Freddie Blay, on Thursday, July 18, 2019, engaged leadership of NPP Loyal Ladies in a t ecirc;te-a-t ecirc;te at his East Legon residence. The meeting was to afford him the opportunity to acknowledge the immense contributions of Loyal Ladies in the resounding victory chalked by the New Patriotic Party in the 2016 general elections. He assured the group that the Nana Addo led-NPP government remains resolute in its quest to satisfy ... more
  • 2 days Kwame Owusu’s Appointment Ill-Fated, Tacit Endorsement Of Corruption—PNC ModernGhana -Politics
    The People rsquo;s National Convention- PNC like the majority of the Ghanaian people has learnt with utter shock and dismay the reckless decision by H E Nana Akufo Addo to appoint Mr Kwame Owusu, the embattled former Director-General of the Ghana Maritime Authority as the new Board Chairman of the Ghana Revenue Authority. This ill-fated appointment by the president of the Republic smacks of insensitivity and a tacit endorsement of graft and corruption by public officers. It is a huge ... more
  • 3 days Freddie Blay hosts NPP loyal ladies at his residence MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The National Chairman of the NPP, Freddie Blay, on Thursday, July 18, 2019, engaged the leadership of NPP Loyal Ladies in a tête-a-tête at his East Legon residence in Accra. ... more
  • 3 days Group Warns Chairman Wontumi To Stay Off NPP Primaries ModernGhana -Politics
    In accordance with the party 39;s constitution, primaries for parliamentary candidates have been opened beginning with orphan constituencies. Procedurally, the Gen Sec, John Boadu, has issued guidelines to guide the process and make it smooth-sailing as much as possible. An initial decision which I had planned to petition his office against, which was the prevention of some executives from contesting in orphan constituencies, has been fervently reversed. The reversal o ... more
  • 3 days NDC chair leaves post to contest Keta seat MyJoyOnline -Politics
    ​​​​​​​The National Democratic Congress constituency chairman for Keta, Dr. Senanu Kwesi Djokoto, has resigned his position to contest the constituency’s parliamentary seat. ... more
  • 3 days Retract And Apologise In 7-Days Or Face Me In Court – Damongo MP Fumes ModernGhana -Politics
    The Member of Parliament for Damongo constituency, hon. Adam Mutawakilu has charged the Savannah Regional Communications Director of the NPP, Mr.Mohammed Issah to as a matter of seven days retract and apologize for the false, malicious and unprivileged statement of fact he made against his person or risk being dragged to court. The NPP communications Director at a press conference alleged that the MP and the Savannah Regional Communications Officer of the NDC staged contradictory account ... more
  • 3 days Rise in political propaganda disturbing – Youth activist MyJoyOnline -Politics
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  • 3 days Tension as angry Ashanti Region NDC supporters storm party office MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Hundreds of angry National Democratic Congress (NDC) supporters in the Asawase constituency on Thursday, besieged the party's Ashanti Regional Office at Amakom in Kumasi, to vent their spleen on the regional executives. ... more
  • 3 days John Dumelo Ready For Action As He Files Nomination Today ModernGhana -Politics
    Mr. John Dumelo picked his form on the 11th of July, 2019 and has successfully filed today, July 18 at 4pm to contest the NDC primaries in the Ayawaso Wuogon Constituency. Read full statement below: The much expected moment has arrived as we officially inform all delegates in Ayawaso West Wuogon, the media and the general public about the staunch readiness of John Setor Dumelo to contest and win in the pending NDC primaries. It will certainly be a gross display of disrespect ... more
  • 3 days [Photos] John Dumelo Ready For Action As He Files Nomination ModernGhana -Politics
    Mr. John Dumelo picked his form on the 11th of July, 2019 and has successfully filed today, July 18 at 4pm to contest the NDC primaries in the Ayawaso Wuogon Constituency. Read full statement below: The much expected moment has arrived as we officially inform all delegates in Ayawaso West Wuogon, the media and the general public about the staunch readiness of John Setor Dumelo to contest and win in the pending NDC primaries. It will certainly be a gross display of di ... more
  • 3 days John Dumelo Battle-Ready For Ayawaso West Wuogon 2020 ModernGhana -Politics
    Mr. John Dumelo picked his nomination form on 11th of July, 2019 and has successfully filed today, Thursday 18th July, 2019 at 4pm. The much expected moment has arrived as we officially inform all delegates in Ayawaso, the media and the general public about the staunch readiness of John Setor Dumelo to contest and win in the pending NDC PC Race. It will certainly be a gross display of disrespect if our delegates, supporters, and the good people of Ayawaso West Wuogon are left dispar ... more
  • 3 days C/R: NPP Supporters Storm Party Headoffice Over 1st Vice Chair’s Suspension ModernGhana -Politics
    Dozens of NPP supporters from the Central Region on Thursday besieged the party rsquo;s Headquarters at Asylum Down in Accra, to present a petition requesting for the reinstatement of region rsquo;s 1st Vice-Chairman, Horace Ekow Ewusi. The supporters drawn from the 23 constituencies of the region accused the party 39;s Regional Chairman, Robert Kutin Jnr., of hiding behind a faceless petitioner, Edward Okraku Adum, to suspend the 1st Vice-chairman, who he considers a threat to his chai ... more
  • 3 days We Did The Right Thing Before Awarding Contract To David Adjaye – Parliament ModernGhana -Politics
    The Parliamentary Service Board (PSB) is justifying its decision to award a contract for the architectural design of the proposed new complex to UK-based Sir David Adjaye and Associates. According to Board, it followed the required process leading to the choice of the eventual winner, which is owned by renowned British architect of Ghanaian descent, Sir David Adjaye. This follows complaints by local architects suggesting that the government had sidelined them by favouring the foreign ... more
  • 3 days Limited Voter’s Registration Exercise Fraught With Irregularities– NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says the just ended Limited Voter rsquo;s Registration exercise was shrouded by huge challenges. This, the party said, made it impossible for the many qualified voters to register during the exercise to do so. A statement signed by the party rsquo;s Director of Election, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah said, ldquo;The exercise was fraught with widespread irregularities and massive challenges that prevented most qualified voters from having acce ... more
  • 3 days NDC Express Worry Over Insecurity Under Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Deputy National Communications Officer, Godwin Ako Gunn has lambasted President Akufo-Addo for failing to secure Ghanaians. The impunity, lawlessness, vigilantism are just but few of the insecurity scenarios in the country, he said. According to Mr. Ako Gunn, the President has failed Ghanaians woefully and further exposed the country to danger, political insecurity, attacks and indiscipline. Our peaceful country that was handed o ... more
  • 3 days Limited Voters Registration exercise fraught with massive challenges – NDC MyJoyOnline -Politics
    ​​​​​​​The opposition NDC says the just ended Limited Voter’s Registration exercise was characterised by huge challenges. ... more
  • 3 days We did no wrong awarding contract to David Adjaye – Parliament MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The Parliamentary Service Board has justified its decision to award a contract for the architectural design of the proposed new complex to UK-based Sir David Adjaye and Associates. ... more
  • 3 days Luxury vehicle tax inefficient, scrap it in budget review – Minority MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Nearly a year after it came into force, the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) wants the government to scrap the luxury vehicle tax. ... more
  • 3 days Rawlings on 3-day working visit to Burkina Faso MyJoyOnline -Politics
    As part of his role as Chairman of the Thomas Sankara Memorial Committee, former president Jerry John Rawlings is on a three-day working visit to Burkina Faso.  ... more
  • 3 days Curb your voracious appetite for borrowing – Minority to gov’t MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The Minority in Parliament is firing fresh arsenals at government ahead of a scheduled Mid-year budget review. ... more
  • 3 days Gov’t to probe Sir Adjaye’s multiple contracts allegations MyJoyOnline -Politics
    ​​​​​​​The Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement has said concerns raised by a consortium of Ghanaian architects against projects awarded to UK-based Ghanaian Architect, Sir David Adjaye will be investigated. ... more
  • 3 days Strengthen Ghana’s democratic credentials with ROPAA – Ambassador to EC MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Ghana’s Ambassador to Senegal has called on the EC to ensure that the country’s democratic credentials are strengthened through the implementation of the Representation of the People Amendment Act. ... more
  • 3 days Mahama’s Popularity Dazes NPP In Western North—Group ModernGhana -Politics
    WESTERN NORTH REGIONAL SECRETARIAT - NDC COMMUNICATION DIRECTORATE PRESS RELEASE 18th July, 2019. NPP DAZED BY JOHN MAHAMA 39;S POPULARITY IN WESTERN NORTH Western North Region is one of the safest region for the NDC even before it became a region. The good people of the region have always giving their utmost support to the party since 1992 and the party do recognizes that. Unfortunately, that wasn 39;t the case in 2016. Out of the eight safest seats the party had since 2004, ... more
  • 3 days NDC Proforum North America Backs Removal Of Kwame Owusu As GRA Board Chair ModernGhana -Politics
    The Proforum ndash; North America supports the call by our mother party for President Akufo-Addo to abort his mission at the Ghana Revenue Authority. We were by this time expecting an immediate revocation of the appointment of Mr. Kwame Owusu as Board Chair of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA); no explanation would be tolerated. We are by this statement also requesting the President to heed to calls by Civil Society to publish the report of investigations that contradict the allegation of co ... more
  • 3 days C/R: NPP constituency executives demonstrate against Chairman MyJoyOnline -Politics
    ​​​​​​​Constituency Executives of the governing New Patriotic Party from all 23 districts in the Central region have staged a demonstration against the party’s Chairman there. ... more
  • 3 days Another police officer resigns to contest for parliamentary seat MyJoyOnline -Politics
    A police officer with the Akuapem-Akropong District Command has resigned from the Police Service to enable him to contest the Okere constituency parliamentary seat.  ... more
  • 4 days Parliament approves €276m facility for Tamale water project MyJoyOnline -Politics
    ​​​​​​​Parliament has ratified a planned drawdown by Government of Ghana for an amount of 12 million euros within the 2019 financial year to commence the construction of a potable water infrastructure project in Tamale and its environs. ... more
  • 4 days Change constitution, cap constituencies – CDD Fellow MyJoyOnline -Politics
    A fellow at CDD-Ghana is recommending an amendment of the 1992 Constitution, to limit the number of in Parliamentarians. ... more
  • 4 days What A Sad Situation For Cocoa Farmers—Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Flagbearer John Mahama has described as wickedness, the decision by government to stop the supply of free fertilisers to cocoa farmers, allowing them to expire and rot. ldquo;I feel very sad for our cocoa farmers, rdquo; President Mahama said adding ldquo;we had good plans and started implementing good policies for the cocoa sector rdquo;. He was speaking during an interaction with cocoa farmers and the people of Enchi in the Aowin Constituenc ... more
  • 4 days NDC launches e-payment platform to raise funds ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has officially launched an e-payment platform to facilitate its fundraising activities. The new electronic platform, including an application interface dubbed: NDC GHANA , a website, www.ghanandc.com and a short code, 216 or 714 24 will be for special contributions and dues collection among its members. Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the NDC, speaking at the launch on Monday, in Accra, described the initiative as an efficient ... more
  • 4 days I feel sad for cocoa farmers – Mahama MyJoyOnline -Politics
    John Mahama has described as wickedness, the decision by government to stop the supply of free fertilisers to cocoa farmers, allowing them to expire and dispose of them. ... more
  • 4 days PNC NEC Gets Roadmap Report For Congress ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the People 39;s National Convention (PNC) has submitted its final report on the roadmap towards congress and reorganization of the party. NEC received the report of the Congress Committee that was set up last year to fashion out the modalities for the structural reorganization of the party from the polling station to the national level. Presenting the report to the National Chairman, David Apasera, who chaired the 15-member Congress C ... more
  • 4 days Ayariga’s lawyers urge court to put trial on hold MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Lawyers for Bawku Central MP Mahama Ayariga are urging an Accra High Court to put his trial on hold. ... more
  • 5 days NDC Primaries: Former Ridge Hospital Boss Dr Anaba Pick Forms ModernGhana -Politics
    The former Medical Director at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital formally Ridge hospital, Dr, Thomas Anaba has picked nomination form to contest the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Garu constituency in the upper East region of Ghana. He and other aspirants on Friday the 12th of July 2019, picked forms at the NDC constituency office in Garu. They include Hon Albert Akuka Alalzuuga (incu ... more
  • 5 days Ajumako NDC Debunks Nomination Form Brouhaha ModernGhana -Politics
    Executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam Constituency of the Central Region, have denied claims they are scheming to have the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Cassiel Ato Forson to contest the upcoming NDC Parliamentary Primaries unopposed. According to the executives claim that they want Mr. Ato Forson to go unopposed is totally false and baseless. An aggrieved member of the Party, Kofi Nyamekye Waduudu, had reportedly d ... more
  • 5 days Kwame Owusu Is The Man For GRA Job — Hadzide ModernGhana -Politics
    The Deputy Information Minister Pius Hadzide has said the appointment of Kwame Owusu as the new Board Chairman of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), is based on his excellent track record of his previous position at the Ghana Maritime Authority. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Tuesday Mr. Hadzide described the president rsquo;s decision as a good one adding that Mr. Owusu will no doubt outperform in his new position. ldquo;If you go and check the track record of the ge ... more
  • 5 days Go Speak To Akufo-Addo And Stop Lamenting In Public – Inusah Fuseini To Amidu ModernGhana -Politics
    The Ranking Member on Parliament 39;s Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, Inusah Fuseini wants the Special Prosecutor to speak to President Akufo-Addo about the challenges impeding his work instead of lamenting in the public domain. The comments follow Martin Amidu 39;s latest epistle in which he threatened to sue heads of government institutions whose failure to release information to him is hindering his work. Speaking to the press in Parliament, the Tamale ... more
  • 5 days EC Collects 1.2m New Voters ModernGhana -Politics
    In an interview with Radio Ghana in Kumasi, the Director of Electoral Services, Dr Serebour Quaicoe said the commission had initially projected to register about 700,000 but got 1.2million. ldquo;But I say it 39;s a provisional figure because we are now checking on the machine itself, we always have to use pen drive to take the data from the system into the VMS , so we want to be sure that we have captured everybody who registered... so that we come out with th ... more
  • 5 days Mahama Tours Western North Region Today ModernGhana -Politics
    Former President John Dramani Mahama, who is seeking re-election is on a two-day working visit to the Western North Region. During the tour, Mr. Mahama will be thanking delegates and supporters of the party for their support and resounding endorsement in February 39;s presidential primaries. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/7172019110603 1h830o4aau mahamaontwodayworkingvisittothewesternnorthregion6.jpg http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/7172 ... more
  • 5 days Kwame Owusu’s New GRA Job An Endorsement Of Corruption—NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s appointment of the former Ghana Maritime Authority Managing Director, Kwame Owusu, as the new Board Chairman of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is an endorsement of corruption. Mr. Owusu rsquo;s tenure as the Ghana Maritime Authority Board Chair will be remembered for the accusations of wasteful expenditure and the NDC in a statement said his new appointment is another opportunity for him to ldquo;cont ... more
  • 5 days Kwame Owusu’s appointment to GRA endorses corruption – NDC MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The NDC is worried at the appointment of former Director-General of Ghana Maritime Authority, Kwame Owusu, to head the management board of the GRA. ... more
  • 5 days 1.2m new voters added to electoral roll MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The Electoral Commission says a total of about 1.2million new voters were registered under the limited voter registration exercise which ended last week. ... more
  • 5 days Justice Sai explains why A-G is to blame for Afoko’s legal pickle MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Justice Srem Sai lays the blame squarely on the Attorney-General for the widely-condemned treatment of Gregory Afoko. ... more
  • 5 days Missing Toyota Hilux: Come And Arrest Me—Damongo MP Dares NPP ModernGhana -Politics
    The Member of Parliament for Damongo constituency,hon. Adam Mutawakilu is daring the ruling NPP in the Savannah region to arrest him if they have balls in between their legs. The Damongo MP is alleged to have something to do with the missing Toyota Hilux Pick-up belonging to the Savannah Regional Coordinating Council. In a prompt rejoinder copied to this reporter, the MP describe as unfortunate attempts by the NPP to tag the exploit of his Research Assistant on the subject matter to his of ... more
  • 5 days Bawumia Fly To Cuba, Canada ModernGhana -Politics
    The Vice President of the Republic, H.E. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, left Accra, Ghana for Havana, Cuba, on Tuesday July 16th, 2019 on a two day official visit. H. E. Dr Bawumia will be the Special Guest of Honour at the Graduation Ceremony of 232 Ghanaian doctors trained at the University of Medical Sciences, Cuba. He will also hold talks with the President of Cuba, H.E. Miguel D iacute;az-Canel; the Vice President of Cuba, H.E Salvador Valdes Mesa; other senior Cuban Government officials ... more
  • 5 days John Dumelo Pick Forms To Snatch Ayawaso West Wuogon Seat For NDC In 2020 ModernGhana -Politics
    A new wind is blowing at Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency as actor and businessman John Dumelo vows to capture the seat for the opposition NDC after several attempts by various candidates of the party in recent times proved unsuccessful. The high profile personality picked his form on Thursday 11th July, 2019 at the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency office to contest the upcoming primaries to become the legitimate parliamentary candidate and subsequently a Member of Parliament. This ... more
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