• 18 hours Press Release: Setting The Records Straight On The Construction Of The Sefwi Wiawso Market And Lorry Terminal ModernGhana -Politics
    This press release is to set the records straight on the said project and the contributions made by the previous administration and the then MP for the Sefwi Wiawso constituency who again doubled as the Regional Minister then and DCE from 1997 ndash; 2001.. Ladies and gentlemen, as we all know, governance we say is continuous but the attitude of the NPP government to blatantly lie about certain projects which were commenced by the NDC government needs to be straightened. We shall begin ... more
  • 2 days Voters Register Exhibition Extended ModernGhana -Politics
    The Electoral Commission (EC) has extended the period for the exhibition of the voters register, according to a statement. The exercise was scheduled to end on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 but has been extended to Friday September 20, 2019. A statement issued by the Commission and signed by its Acting Director of Public Affairs, Sylvia Annoh, said ldquo;all registered voters who registered from 2012 to 2019 are expected to check their names and particulars at their designated exhibit ... more
  • 2 days ‘Rawlings Action Against My Dad Compelled Me To Enter Politics’—Hamid ModernGhana -Politics
    The Minister of Inner Cities and Zongo Development, Dr. Mustapha Hamid, has disclosed his decision to enter politics was motivated by a strong desire of reuniting with his father who had gone into exile under the regime of former President Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings in the 1980s. He explained that the only way his father, who was an ex-service man and had not been seen by his family for 18 years, could return to the country was through a change of the Rawlings government. l ... more
  • 2 days Kye Mensah Bonsu Blasts Minority For Collective Signatures To Recall MPs From Recess ModernGhana -Politics
    The Majority Leader of Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, has slammed the Minority caucus of the House for its attempts to recall the House from recess to discuss the controversial PDS deal. The concession agreement was suspended on account of fundamental and material breaches in the demand guarantee sparking controversy. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/914201930605-0e72xlkwwr-pdslogo-e1564741891322-750x375.png The Minority caucus has thus been ga ... more
  • 3 days NPP Pimaries: Chereponi Suspended ModernGhana -Politics
    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has put on hold its parliamentary primary in the Chereponi constituency. The party rsquo;s Director of Elections and Research, Evans Nimako said the decision was taken after considering some ldquo;local dynamics rdquo;. The polls will therefore take place in 105 constituencies across the country on 28th September 2019. ldquo;It is going to be in 105 constituencies because Chereponi Constituency in the North East Region has been put on hold ... more
  • 3 days Ellembelle: NDC Cautions Jean Mensa Over Voter Register Exhibition Exercise ModernGhana -Politics
    Leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Ellembelle Constituency in the Western Region has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana, to resolve problems associated with the 8-day Voter Register Exhibition Exercise which began on Tuesday September 10. In a strongly-worded statement sent to ModernGhana, the NDC constituency branch blamed EC Chairperson, Jean Mensah for challenges including the non-availability of registers as well as late arrival of materials ... more
  • 3 days Bring Out Short Commission Report On Ayawaso Violence—NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is again demanding the release of the Emile Short Commission report on the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence. The NDC rsquo;s demand comes after the President 39;s assurance that the report will be released soon. A Deputy General Secretary of the NDC, Peter Boamah Otukonor, in a Citi News interview said the President must go beyond the rhetoric and make the report, which was submitted in March 2019 available to the public. ... more
  • 3 days Mahama Shocks Bawumia ModernGhana -Politics
    Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia yesterday said he looks forward to former President John Mahama converting to Islam after the latter 39;s rendition of an Islamic prayer during the Islamic funeral of the National Chief Imam 39;s sister at New Fadama in Accra. Hajia Aishatu Sharubutu 39;s funeral at the cleric 39;s residence attracted important political figures such as the Vice-President and the flag bearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). When it was his ... more
  • 3 days NPP Primaries: Obour To Contest Asante Akyem South ModernGhana -Politics
    Former President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) President, Bice Osei Kuffour popularly known as Obour, has launched his political ambition a few weeks ago. The 39;Konkontiba 39; hitmaker will be contesting for the parliamentary seat of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at the Asante Akyem South Constituency. Obour has started his campaign toward this bid after he officially handed over power to an Interim Management Committee of MUSIGA led by Bessa Simons on August 30, 2019. ... more
  • 3 days Media Soft On NPP Is Increasing Massive Corruption — Afriyie Ankrah ModernGhana -Politics
    The Director of Elections for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, has charged the media to further highlight the scandals in the current government in order to ascertain facts about corruption in Ghana. According to Mr. Afriyie Ankrah, Ghana, during the presidency of John Mahama, witnessed a free and vociferous media which took government on on several occasions, boosting the country 39;s reputation in press freedom. Speaking in an interview with Ebe ... more
  • 3 days We Inherited A Weak Institution –Jean Mensa ModernGhana -Politics
    The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa, has said under her leadership, the corporate governance structure of the Commission has undergone some strategic reforms thus improving the entity rsquo;s operations. At a meeting with President Nana Akufo-Addo today , the EC Chairperson described the Commission as one that lacked a structured governance framework in its operations; saying she inherited an outfit in a weak state. ldquo;We inherited a very wea ... more
  • 3 days Akufo-Addo Says He doesn’t Need EC’s Help To Win Election ModernGhana -Politics
    President Akufo-Addo says he does not need the help of the Electoral Commission to win an election in the country. ldquo;I said it to you before, and I will repeat it. I don 39;t need the Electoral Commission to win an election; I don 39;t want to win an election in Ghana because of the Electoral Commission. I want to win an election in Ghana because of the people of Ghana; that they make a free and open choice that Akufo-Addo will be, again, their choice, rdquo; he said. [/QU ... more
  • 4 days Corruption Tag: We Will Not Hang People Because Of Your Screams – NPP To NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The New Patriotic Party (NPP), has stated emphatically that no amount of noise the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will scream will compel them to abandon due process to deal with cases of alleged corruption involving government appointees. In a press statement held at the party rsquo;s headquarters on September 11, 2019, the General Secretary stated that ldquo; hellip;everybody deserves his or her day in court on any accusation hellip; rdquo; Mr. John Boadi added tha ... more
  • 4 days Nigeria Court Dismisses Case Against Buhari’s Election Victory ModernGhana -Politics
    A Nigerian election tribunal has dismissed a case filed by opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar challenging President Muhammadu Buhari rsquo;s victory in last February rsquo;s presidential election. The electoral commission had declared President Buhari, a member of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) party, the winner with about 56% of the votes. The judgement took eight hours to read out to a packed courtroom in the capital, Abuja. The judges said that Mr Abubakar, a f ... more
  • 4 days Akufo-Addo Beats Mahama On Corruption Fight— Report ModernGhana -Politics
    President Akufo-Addo has floor former President John Dramani Mahama on the recent corruption rating posted by the world-acclaimed Transparency International with regard to its afrobarometer report on corruption for the years 2015 and 2019. The drop in the incidence of corruption at the Presidency from the figure of 47% in 2015 to 27% speaks volumes about which of the two leaders deserves plaudits since the New Patriotic Party (NPP) took over as the ruling party. The highly esteemed a ... more
  • 4 days NPP Primaries: Parliamentary Appeals Committee Submits Report ModernGhana -Politics
    The report was presented to the General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu, on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, for onward submission to the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party for ratification. The submission of the report is in line with the NPP rsquo;s guidelines and modalities for the conduct of this Party rsquo;s parliamentary primaries for ldquo;orphan constituencies rdquo;, scheduled for September 28. The presentation of the Committee rsqu ... more
  • 4 days Akufo-Addo Gov’t Practices Corruption, Nepotistism Than All – Felix Ofosu ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress parliamentary candidate for the Abura-Asebu- Kwamankese Constituency, Felix Ofosu Kwakye has hurled a tirade of corruption accusations against President Akufo-Addo and his government. According to Mr. Felix Ofosu-Kwakye, President Nana Akufo-Addo rsquo;s government will go down in history as the most corrupt and nepotistic government in the history of Ghana. Speaking on the Wednesday night rsquo;s edition of Citi TV rsquo;s The Point of View wi ... more
  • 4 days ‘Mahama Did Nothing For The North’ Is Vile Propaganda — NDC Group Fires NPP ModernGhana -Politics
    Northern Regional Communication Bureau of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has taken the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to the cleaners over comments which suggest former President John Dramani Mahama did nothing for the northern part of the country during his reign. The NPP Northern Regional Chairman, Alhaji Adam Samba in an earlier report captured by CitiNewsroom said the former President did nothing for northern Ghana and must therefore be rejected in 2020 elections. The ... more
  • 5 days Awutu Chiefs Angry With NDC Over Lies ModernGhana -Politics
    Members of the Awutu Traditional Council in the Central region are angry with the Awutu Senya West constituency of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for allegedly peddling lies against them. The chiefs are equally angry with the NDC parliamentary candidate for the constituency, Gizella Tetteh, threatening to ban the party from campaigning on their land. The anger of the chiefs follows a statement purportedly issued by the Awutu Senya West NDC communication officer, Kw ... more
  • 5 days 20 Women Benefits Livelihood Programme ModernGhana -Politics
    About 250 women in the Ablekuma West Constituency are to benefit from the livelihood empowerment programme introduced by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma West, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful. The beneficiaries that comprise of polling station executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are to receive a maximum financial support of GH?1,000 interest-free loans, which is being facilitated by Innovative Microfinance Company Limited. The loans- payable within a six month period, are expec ... more
  • 5 days Ghanaians Have Lost Faith, Trust In You For Clearing Corrupt Officials – Asiedu Nketia To Akufo Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    The General Secretary for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says the Ghanaian have lost faith and trust in President Akufo-Addo to fight the problem of corruption in the country. This was made known during a press conference held at the party rsquo;s headquarters on September 10, 2019. He said a number of surveys and polls ldquo; hellip; carried out by credible national and international organizations show deteriorating confidence in President Akufo-Addo ability to ... more
  • 5 days Accept Responsibility For Massive Corruption Under Your Gov’t – Asiedu Nketia To Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is asking President Akufo-Addo to accept full responsibility for presiding over the massive corruption under his government. Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia of the party at a press briefing in Accra, advise the President to first accept the recent corruption tag on him and then determine ways to remove the tagged hanged on the neck of his gov 39;t. He said empty rhetoric which the president is known for in the fight against corruption can ... more
  • 5 days Akufo-Addo Is A Corruption Bar Lower—Asiedu Nketia ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it is disappointed in the utterances made by the President Akufo-Addo in his fight against corruption in the country at the recently held Bar Conference. According to the General Secretary of the party, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, President Akufo-Addo should have used the opportunity to reaffirm his government rsquo;s credible efforts at weeding out the destructive canker. Addressing the media in Accra, Mr. Asiedu Nketia said ldquo;Presi ... more
  • 5 days PDS Fiasco: NDC Demands Gov’t Official Position On FTI Report ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will not relent till a government publicly state its official position on the FTI report regarding the suspended PDS concessionary deal. Government in July this year suspended the ECG Concession Agreement with Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana over what Government described as, ldquo;material and fundamental breaches rdquo; relative to the Demand Guarantee provided by PDS to ECG. According to the General Secretary of the pa ... more
  • 5 days Akufo-Addo Shielding Corrupt Officials — Afriyie Ankrah ModernGhana -Politics
    The Director of Elections for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has expressed dissatisfaction over what he describes as lack of commitment by President Akufo-Addo to deal with massive corruption scandals under his government. According to the former National Campaign Coordinator for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the inability of the government to prosecute cases shows its lack of commitment to fight corruption. Speaking in an interview with ... more
  • 5 days NDC Kick Against EC Proposed Voting Duration ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to reconsider its plans to review the duration allowed for voters to cast their ballot downward. The EC is considering reducing the duration by an hour to improve the security and speed of the polling process. Traditionally, polls open at 7 am and close at 5 pm. But Deputy General Secretary of the NDC, Peter Boamah Otukunor, in a Citi News interview said the EC should be explor ... more
  • 5 days Akufo-Addo Lacks Courage To Fight Corruption — Asiedu Nketiah ModernGhana -Politics
    The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia insists President Akufo-Addo has shown he has no interest in fighting the massive corruption under his government. He has called on Ghanaians to reject the President and the governing New Patriotic Party in the 2020 general elections. ldquo;Only a strong and unambiguous signal to President Akufo-Addo and his government can reverse the current drift of the country into an abyss o ... more
  • 6 days Voting To Close At 4pm, Not 5pm—EC Proposes ModernGhana -Politics
    The Electoral Commission (EC) is considering reviewing the voting duration downwards from 7am to 4pm ahead of the 2020 elections. It says the move will improve the security of the polls. At the opening ceremony of an ECOWAS-UN Workshop on Tuesday, the EC Chair, Jean Mensah said: ldquo;The commission will discuss the idea of reducing the duration of the voting from 7 am to 4 pm to allow for the counting and coalition of results well before dark. rdquo; Currently, polls sta ... more
  • 6 days Release Corruption Reports, Not Just Clearance – Vitus Azeem ModernGhana -Politics
    A former Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, Vituz Azeem has rubbished President Akufo Addo rsquo;s claims that it is not his duty to clear or convict officials accused of corruption. The President made the comment at the Ghana Bar Conference in Takoradi that he had never independently declared any official innocent in instances where they were alleged to be involved in corrupt deals. https://www.youtube.com/embed/M0lfvfx2z0I?feature=oembed ld ... more
  • 6 days There Are Enough Evidence Your Gov’t Is Corrupt – Ofosu Kwakye ModernGhana -Politics
    A former Deputy Minister for Communication, Felix Ofosu Kwakye has taken swipe at President Akufo-Addo over claims that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is manufacturing corruption claims to dent the image of the government. According to Mr. Ofosu Kwakye, the claim by President Akufo-Addo is only an irony and a deed the president was rather engaged in while he was in opposition campaigning to unseat then-President John Mahama. Nana Akufo-Addo, while addressing ... more
  • 6 days Ghana Risk Return To An Era Of Dumsor If Gov’t Fails To Terminate PDS Agreement – Jacob Yeboah ModernGhana -Politics
    Independent Presidential Candidate for 2012 and 2016, Jacob Osei Yeboah popularly known as JOY2012 has predicted that Ghana risk return to an era of load-shedding popularly called ldquo;Dumsor rdquo; if government fails to terminate the agreement between the Power Distribution Services (PDS). According to him, the report by FTI Consulting, a United States-based consulting firm commissioned by the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) to investigate whether or not Power Distribution Se ... more
  • 7 days A/R: Aggrieved NDC Members Scatter Party Meeting ModernGhana -Politics
    The youth group, believed to be supporters of a disqualified National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary aspirant in the Asawase constituency, Masawudu Mubarick stormed the premises of the party rsquo;s two-storey regional headquarters building, pelting stones and chanting. Citi News rsquo; Hafiz Tijani said that about 47 constituency executives had gathered at the party office for the meeting on the upcoming voter register exhibition when the incident happened. The execu ... more
  • 1 week Mahama Did Nothing For North, Ignore Him In 2020 – NPP Regional Chairman ModernGhana -Politics
    The Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alhaji Adam Samba has asked the five regions of the Northern Ghana to reject former President John Mahama and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) again in the 2020 election. According to him, both John Mahama and the NDC have nothing new to offer Ghanaians. Speaking to Citi News, Alhaji Samba maintained that bringing back the opposition party and its presidential candidate will spell doom for the country. [QUO ... more
  • 1 week NDC Outdoors Legal Team ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has set up a legal committee team that will spearhead its legal issues. The legal team is made up of experienced lawyers with expertise in legal matters. Speaking after their inauguration, the National Chairman of the party, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo tasked the new team to recruit lawyers to represent the party at all the 275 collation centres of the party ahead of the 2020 elections. LIST OF MEMBERS OF LEGAL COMMITTEE: Cletus A ... more
  • 1 week NDC Asawase Disqualified Aspirant Calls For Calm ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Aspirant for the Asawase Constituency, Masawud Mubarick has asked his supporters to remain calm, following a protest over his disqualification. Some supporters of the candidate have been on a rampage, destroying party properties over his disqualification. However speaking to Citi News, Masawudu Mubarick said he has asked his supporters to desist from protesting. ldquo;I called them. I discouraged them fro ... more
  • 1 week NDC Primaries: Chereponi Opens Nomination On September 9 After Suspension ModernGhana -Politics
    The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has announced that persons interested in picking up nomination forms for the upcoming parliamentary election in the Chereponi Constituency can do so on Monday, September 9, 2019. The main opposition party in the country started a progressive process to elect members that will aspire to win Parliamentary seats during the 2020 General Elections last month. Some regions could however not hold thei ... more
  • 1 week AFAG Fights Auditor General Over Procurement Breaches ModernGhana -Politics
    Pressure Group, Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG) is 39;begging 39; the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice to investigate procurement breaches at the Auditor-General 39;s Department. The pressure group says the Auditor-General allegedly violated procurement rules in the purchase of some goods for the office. AFAG in a statement said its investigations have revealed that ldquo;as far back as 3rd January, 2019, the Board of the Public Procurement Authority, i ... more
  • 1 week NPP and the new Regions: The Abandoned Projects ModernGhana -Politics
    Kayiti Wura John Dramani Mahama has been very busy these past weeks doing outreach tours of some of the six regions recently created. He completed Savannah, North East and Oti this week where media reports have shown him being warmly received in all the places visited. Some matters arising: He met with traditional rulers and their people and also inaugurated regional officers and offices of the NDC. He naturally, made pitches towards 2020 through mini rallies in communities. ldquo ... more
  • 2 weeks Supporters Of Disqualified Asawase Aspirant Burn Tyres At NDC Party Office ModernGhana -Politics
    Angry supporters of Massawudu Mubarick, the disqualified parliamentary aspirant in the Asawase Constituency, burned car tyres near the Ashanti Regional National Democratic Congress (NDC) office in protest of the disqualification. Smoke from the fires, however, engulfed the nearby party office. The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the NDC in a statement last Tuesday disqualified Massawudu Mubarick, clearing the path for incumbent Asawase MP, Muntaka Mohammed ahead of ele ... more
  • 2 weeks Salaga South: NDC Candidate Calls On Members To Be Dutiful In Unity. ModernGhana -Politics
    Parliamentary Candidate elect for Salaga south constituency Hajia Zuweira Ibrahimah has called on members of the party to be dutiful ambassadors and strive for more unity towards elections 2020. She said the unity of purpose is the only way the NDC seat can be reclaimed. Hajia Zuweira also urged them to be mindful of their utterances. Our unity is Paramount and key. I urge all of us in the interest of our great party to be mindful of our utterances both in public and in p ... more
  • 2 weeks Ellembelle NPP Primaries: Western Regional Treasurer Leads In Opinion Poll ModernGhana -Politics
    If New Patriotic Party (NPP) is to hold its parliamentary primaries today, Anna Horma Akaisi, the Western Regional Treasurer will emerge the candidate in Ellembelle constituency. Anna Horma Akaisi, the only female candidate in the race will win with a slim margin. This is because, a poll conducted by Democratic Peoples Governance, a think-tank specialized in political research, survey and polls, placed her above her contenders. She polled fifty percent of votes of delegate ... more
  • 2 weeks Chaos In NDC Over ‘Wontumi Moles’ ModernGhana -Politics
    The Ashanti Regional Women 39;s Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Gloria Huze, insists the party has been infiltrated by moles who are seriously working for the ruling NPP to defeat the NDC come 2020 elections. Without mincing words, she pointed out that the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako aka Wontumi, was using money to influence some key NDC members to clandestinely work against the fortunes ... more
  • 2 weeks Petroleum Price Hikes Unacceptable — NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described the recent surge in the prices of petroleum products at the pumps as ldquo;unacceptable rdquo; and called on the government to immediately scrap the recent increase in the Energy Sector Levies. According to the party, Ghanaians were already experiencing ldquo;excruciating hardships rdquo;; therefore, increasing fuel prices at such a time would amount to the government being insensitive. The NPA rsquo;s directive was i ... more
  • 2 weeks Asawase NDC Seat: Muntaka Unchallenged ModernGhana -Politics
    There is brewing tension within the rank and file of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Asawase Constituency following the disqualification of one of the aspirants for the parliamentary slot, Masawudu Mubarick, and the subsequent declaration of the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, as elected to contest the parliamentary election unopposed. Supporters of Mubarick maintain that his disqualification by the Functional Executive Committe ... more
  • 2 weeks Aftermath Of Cape Coast South NDC Primary: Henry Osei Sets The Pace For Party Unity ModernGhana -Politics
    As part of the agenda to retain Cape Coast South Seat for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and also secure victory for Ex-President John Dramani Mahama, Mr. Henry Osei (Shoe) who was an aspiring parliamentary candidate for NDC in Cape Coast South Constituency but loss the election to the incumbent Member of Parliament, Kweku Ricketts-Hagan had shown the way for others to follow. On Saturday, 24th August, 2019, the Cape Coast South Constituency NDC had its parliamentary ... more
  • 2 weeks I will Uproot Zanetor Like Cassava In 2020 — NPP Aspirant ModernGhana -Politics
    New Patriotic Party 39;s, NPP, Parliamentary candidate aspirant for Korle-Klottey Constituency in the Greater Accra region, Prince Appiah Debrah, has expressed his determination to transform the constituency, with education as the topmost priority. According to him, access to education is a fundamental human right and that he would do everything humanly possible to improve the quality of basic and high school education in the constituency. Speaking in an interview with Westafrica24 ... more
  • 2 weeks The National Democratic Congress’s Position On The Shipment Of 59 Ak-47 Assault Rifles From Accra To Walewale ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress in the WalewaleConstituency of the North East Region has received with great shock and amusement, news reports via the traditional media as well as social media of the tracking and subsequent bust of three persons allegedly involved in the shipment of some 59 AK-47 assault rifles destined for no other place than the hometown of the Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia. Whiles we view this development as a serious security threat not only to Walewale and its immedia ... more
  • 2 weeks I Have Always Remained Truthful To The Tamale South Constituency-Yussif Yakubu ModernGhana -Politics
    Mr Yakubu Yussif, the 2016 Parliamentary Candidate of the NPP for the Tamale South Constituency of the Northern Region has told The Voiceless Media , that he has stayed faithfully, truthfully and of great service to the Tamale South Constituency since he was first elected as the Constituency Secretary in 2010 and thus appealing to the good delegates of the constituency to give him their mandate on September 28, to represent the constituency as its Parliamentary Candidate towards election 2020. ... more
  • 2 weeks Ghana Now In Economic Abyss – Bawa Mogtari Poetically Jabs Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    An aide to former President John Dramani Mahama, Joyce Bawa Mogtari has launched a staggering attack at His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo accusing him of throwing Ghana into a state of economic abyss. Her comments come on the back of recent scandals that have hit the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government with the recent being the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) Mr. Adjenim Boateng Adjei. Though the PPA boss has since been ... more
  • 2 weeks I Will Fix The ‘Mess’ – Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    Former President John Mahama says Ghanaians are clamouring for his return because he believes the current NPP administration is messing things up. ldquo;There 39;s a lot of hardship in the system, rdquo; he said at a market in Dambai in the newly-created Oti Region yesterday, where he is on a two-day campaign tour and added, ldquo;But by the grace of God, next year, 2020, is an election year. And I know that by the grace of God, Inshallah, the NDC is coming back into government ... more
  • 2 weeks Bekwai NPP Parliamentary aspirant holds football gala for constituents ModernGhana -Politics
    NPP parliamentary aspirant for Bekwai in the Ashanti Region Lawyer Kwesi Amofa Agyemang has held a municipal football gala for constituents. The tournament which took place from August 24 to September 1 saw 36 electoral areas in the constituency compete against each-other from group stages to the finals. According to the lawyer, the aim of the tournament was to foster peace and unity among constituents in the hitherto politically tensioned towns and villages in the area. The prize money ... more
  • 2 weeks NDC Primaries: Armah Kofi Buah Wins Ellembelle ModernGhana -Politics
    The incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ellembelle Constituency and former Energy Minister, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah has won the Ellembelle NDC primaries. He polled 993 votes against his only competitor, Alleah Mieza-Mea who managed just 99 votes out of total vote cast of 1,095. https://www.youtube.com/embed//2i5xnMLOU84 This will be Armah Kofi Buah 39;s fourth consecutive time to contest the Ellembelle seat on the ticket of the NDC after he first entered th ... more
  • 2 weeks NDC Primaries: Ellembelle Votes Today ModernGhana -Politics
    Over one thousand delegates of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ellembelle Constituency of the Western Region are electing their parliamentary candidate today ahead of the 2020 parliamentary elections. The elections today (Saturday, August 31, 2919) will electrify the constituency which has been controlled by the NDC for over a decade. The opposition party held its parliamentary primaries in 157 constituencies last week Saturday without Ellembelle. This is bec ... more
  • 2 weeks Rawlings Describe ‘Goodies’ Report Absurd, False ModernGhana -Politics
    Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings has rubbished reports that he has become mute over issues of alleged acts of corruption by appointees of the Akufo-Addo government because of government support for his charity works. A statement issued by Kobina Andoh Amoakwa, Secretary to the former President, described as 39;absurd 39; reports that ldquo;former President has remained silent on the many ills in the Ghanaian society. rdquo; According to the statement, Mr. Rawlings, through ... more
  • 2 weeks [Photos & Video] We’re Sorry, Forgive Us — Nursing Trainees Apologizes To Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    The Nursing Trainees at Nalerigu apologizes to John Mahama for contributing to his defeat in the 2016 general elections. The pathetic looking trainees say they 39;ve been hit with the reality after they were deceived and cajoled with tantalising promises by then opposition NPP into voting for Akufo-Addo. Below are footage and pictures of the encounter moment: http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/report content/8312019120036-qulxocb543-whatsapp-video-2019-08-30 ... more
  • 2 weeks PHOTOS: John Mahama in the Savanna Region ModernGhana -Politics
    On 27th August 2019 at Banda Nkwanta in the Bole Bamboi Constituency. With no space for him to come out of his vehicle, the NDC Flagbearer John Dramani Mahama addressed the people from the top of his vehicle, at a function that was originally billed to be an interactive session. Below are photos of the tour ... more
  • 2 weeks Trump Personal Assistant Fired ModernGhana -Politics
    US President Donald Trump rsquo;s personal assistant has been forced to resign from the White House after leaking private information about Trump 39;s amily. Madeleine Westerhout, 29, was abruptly removed on Thursday after the president learned she had been talking to reporters at a dinner this month. She was drinking and bragging about her access to Mr Trump during his holiday in New Jersey, CBS News reports. Ms Westerhout had worked with him since the first day of his presiden ... more
  • 2 weeks NDC Polls: Freddie Blay accused of sponsoring aspirant to contest Armah Buah ModernGhana -Politics
    The immediate past Deputy Western Regional Youth Organiser of opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abizi Morkeh has accused National Chairman of the govering New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay of sponsoring Miezah Mea-Alleah to contest Emmanuel Armah Kofi-Buah in the party 39;s parliamentary primaries. How Ellembelle NDC Parliamentary Primaries Has Been Delayed The incumbent MP, Armah Kofi-Buah is being contested for the first time since 2007 by a Branch Chairm ... more
  • 2 weeks I Have Always Remained Faithful To The NPP In Yendi-Baba Daney ModernGhana -Politics
    An Aspiring Parliamentary Candidate in the Yendi Constituency, Alhaji Baba Daney has told The Voiceless Media in an interview that he has always remained faithful to the Yendi constituency and highly hopeful that this will earn him the Candidature of the NPP for election 2020. Alhaji Daney who is a Chartered Accountant by profession, currently heads the finance department at the Northern Regional Coordinating Council. The Parliamentary Aspirant who is popularly known as The Home ... more
  • 2 weeks I Have Provided Close To 1000 Jobs In The Yendi Constituency Since 2017-Hajia Abibata Shanni Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    An Aspiring Parliamentary Candidate in the Yendi Constituency, Hajia Abibata Shanni Mahama has told The Voiceless Media in an exclusive interview that she has served the people of the Yendi Constituency with utmost dedication and faithfulness since 2017 and will continue to do even more when voted by the distinguished delegates in the Yendi Parliamentary Primaries when nomination is opened. Hajia Abibata Shanni Mahama who is also a Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the MASLOC, stated that s ... more
  • 2 weeks S/R: Your “Lies” have been exposed now after John Mahama’s Visit – Basintale to NPP ModernGhana -Politics
    The last few days have seen a dramatic display of several press releases from the NPP Savannah region attempting to attack the personality of H.E John Dramani Mahama after a very rousing welcome of John mahama by the good people of the Savannah Region. The uncultured and shameful releases have been taken to the gutters by the Savannah Regional NDC Communication officer in a statement revealing the facts of the matter and subjecting that of the NPP to being Void and empty. Below is the statem ... more
  • 2 weeks Adentan MP Buaben Asamoa Abandon Constituents – Adamu Ramadan ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Aspirant for Adentan, Mohammed Adamu Ramadan has accused the incumbent Member of Parliament, Yaw Buaben Asamoa, of failing to prioritise the concerns of residents of the area. According to him, the MP, who also serves as Director of Communications of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), is much more committed to delivering on his duty at the party level than attending to the real needs of Adentan Constituents. Sp ... more
  • 2 weeks Amanda Okyere wins Suhum NDC primaries; promises victory in 2020 ModernGhana -Politics
    Amanda Okyere Kwatia has been declared the winner of the Parliamentary Primaries elections of opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). Madam Kwatia scores 829 votes followed by Lucy Anim with 125 votes, and Mary Ago with 58 votes, thus becoming the candidate for Suhum Constituency going into the 2020 elections. In an Interview with MynewsGh.com correspondent, she said she is marching to victory for the NDC in 2020. ...with unity of purpose and in the spirit of comradeship, ... more
  • 2 weeks I’ve provided close to 1000 JOBS in Yendi Constituency since 2017- Hajia Abibata Shanni Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    An Aspiring Parliamentary Candidate in the Yendi Constituency, Hajia Abibata Shanni Mahama has told The Voiceless Media in an exclusive interview that she has served the people of the Yendi Constituency with utmost dedication and faithfulness since 2017 and will continue to do even more when voted by the distinguished delegates in the Yendi Parliamentary Primaries when nomination is opened. Hajia Abibata Shanni Mahama who is also a Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the MASLOC, sta ... more
  • 2 weeks NDC had already started banking sector clean-up – Suhuyini ModernGhana -Politics
    The Member of Parliament for Tamale North, Alhassan Suhuyini, has defended the Mahama administration 8217;s handling of the banking crisis. The Mahama administration has faced criticism for its lack of action as the rot in the sector built up but Mr. Suhuyini said a systematic cleanup had already begun starting with the report on the sector. This comes on the back of recent comments by the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, blaming the mess in the sector on what he describes as the ... more
  • 3 weeks NDC: The Students Wing (TEIN) Must Be Recognized In Campaign Activities To Win Elections In 2020 – TEIN ORGANIZER, UEW ModernGhana -Politics
    TEIN Organizer For the University Of Education Winneba Chapter, MR. Sula Prosper is urging the NDC to include or assign the student wings (TEIN) in its campaign activities towards 2020 elections. As a social Democratic party which believe in the centre left as the party political position, must recognize the students wing TEIN at all party activities across the corners of the country. I suggest as the (TEIN) organizer of the university of education, Winneba chapter, for much involvement o ... more
  • 3 weeks Losing Inusah Fuseini, Yieleh Chireh Monumental Lose To NDC – Haruna Iddrisu ModernGhana -Politics
    Parliament rsquo;s Minority leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu has described the departure of Joseph Yieleh Chireh and Inusah Fuseini from Parliament as a monumental loss to him and the House, describing it as his ldquo;deepest regret rdquo;. Inusah Fuseini, the Tamale Central MP opted not to contest in the National Democratic Congress primary whilst Yieleh Chireh, the Wa West MP, lost in the primaries his seat. Commenting on the loss of the two after 2020 on the Citi Break ... more
  • 3 weeks NDC Primaries: Four Constituencies Cleared To Vote On Saturday ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has scheduled August 31, 2019, to hold parliamentary primaries in four constituencies, a statement from the party rsquo;s General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia has said. The four constituencies, including Assin Central Constituency, were not part of Saturday 39;s parliamentary primaries where some 524 aspirants contested for 157 slots. Read the full statement: NATIONAL SECRETARIAT P.O BOX AN 5825ACCRA-NORTH, GHANA For Immediate R ... more
  • 3 weeks Our Primaries Were 98% Successful – NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    Aspirants who have attributed their defeat to alleged instances of vote-buying in the just ended parliamentary primaries organised by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been asked to back their claims with facts. The party said statistics available to it show that the election recorded a 98 percent success rate thus rumours of irregularities and rigging are untrue. The Director of Elections at the NDC, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, speaking on The Point of View on ... more
  • 3 weeks Peter Antwi Boasiako Declares Intention To Run Afigya Kwabre North Constituency ModernGhana -Politics
    I am humbly and respectfully announcing formally my determination to contest for the Parliamentary Candidacy slot to represent the Afigya Kwabre North constituency in the Ashanti Region when the New Patriotic Party opens nomination in the impending parliamentary primaries. I have come to this decision after deep and serious consultations with constituency delegates, the traditional Chiefs and elders, opinion leaders, the current and former constituency executives, Council of Elders, s ... more
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