• 4 hours MMDCEs Can Be Elected On Non-Partisan Basis — Minister ModernGhana -Politics
    The Local Government Minister, Alima Mahama, has explained that a lsquo;NO rsquo; vote in the December 17 referendum does not mean MMDCEs cannot be elected. ldquo;We can still elect them but it won rsquo;t be on partisan bases, rdquo; she said on Joy FM rsquo;s Top Story Tuesday. Her comments come amid criticism from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the government is deliberately misleading Ghanaians to vote YES in the Referendum which seeks to allow political party part ... more
  • 4 hours Prof Ahwoi Warns Of ‘Brexit Situation’ After ‘Yes’ Victory ModernGhana -Politics
    A stalwart of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has cautioned the government against plunging the country into a stalemate at the local government level after a lsquo;Yes rsquo; victory in the December 17 referendum. Prof Kwamena Ahwoi, who heads a committee of experts that advises the NDC on the upcoming referendum, said Tuesday on Joy FM rsquo;s Top Story that a lsquo;Yes rsquo; victory, which would enable political parties to take part in the election of Metropolitan ... more
  • 11 hours NDC Kick Against December Referendum ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged Ghanaians to vote against the proposed amendment of Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution which will make local government elections partisan. Article 55 (3) states that ldquo;subject to the provisions of this article, a political party is free to participate in shaping the political will of the people, to disseminate information on political ideas, social and economic programmes of a national character and sponsor candidates for ... more
  • 11 hours NDC To Weed Nationwide On Saturday In Honour Of Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will on this Saturday November 16, 2019 embark on a nationwide weeding and clean-up exercise to honour its flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama. This comes barely a week after John Mahama cleared some weeds in the capital ndash; an action the party says is worthy of emulation and also a clear indication that the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has failed in the country rsquo;s sanitation drive. In a memo written to all its constit ... more
  • 11 hours December Referendum: Akufo-Addo Is Misleading Ghanaians — NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has accused President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of misleading Ghanaians by saying the December 17 referendum is to elect Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs). The proposed amendment of Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution which will make local government elections partisan. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo at a press conference said the President played on the emotions of ... more
  • 14 hours Nepotism Brouhaha: Your Hypocrisy Is Too Much — Sammy Gyamfi Fires Baako, Bentil For Defending NPP ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress rsquo; National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, has described as hypocritical, the defense of ldquo;nepotism rdquo; in the Akufo-Addo government. ldquo;The double standards and hypocrisy is just too much rdquo;, he lamented on Newsfile on Saturday in reaction to criticisms of a presentation he made listing names of persons he says are family and friends in the Akufo-Addo administration. Sammy Gyamfi was criticsed by veteran j ... more
  • 15 hours We’ll Create More Dangote In Ghana When NDC Comes Back — Leslie Tamekloe ModernGhana -Politics
    The possible running mate for the NDC 39;s flagbearer, Leslie Tamekloe has praised Africa and Nigeria richest man Aliko Dangote for his development approach in Africa. According to Mr. Leslie Tamekloe, the African continent most especially Ghana needs many of Mr. Dangote to create more businesses and build more factories envisaged by the previous NDC government. Mr Tamekloe was speaking on an NDC platform created by NDC activist Mr.Cyril popularly known as Bullet. We need to cr ... more
  • 16 hours Minority MPs Don’t Understand Economics, Maths — Oppong Nkrumah Fires ModernGhana -Politics
    Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has said Minority MPs in Parliament lack knowledge in economics and mathematics. Mr Oppong Nkrumah made the comment when he rebutted claims made by the Minority that the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta intends to present cooked figures during his 2020 budget presentation to the legislators on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Speaking on Adom FM rsquo;s Burning Issues Monday, November 11, 2019, the Information Minister questioned the nec ... more
  • 17 hours Kofi Akpaloo Party Outlines Core Campaign Message For 2020 ModernGhana -Politics
    The Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) has outlined its core campaign message for the 2020 elections as the party prepares to roll out its nationwide campaign. The party says it will stop at nothing in making sure that every Ghanaian voter in each of the 16 regions of the country ldquo;understand why Ghana rsquo;s economy will change once the party takes over power in 2021 rdquo;. Speaking to the Daily Graphic, the founder and leader of LPG, Mr Kofi Akpaloo, said the party would communic ... more
  • 18 hours Ghana Among Fastest Growing Economy In The World — Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    President Akufo-Addo, says his government has succeeded in turning around the fundamentals of Ghana rsquo;s economy, which he inherited from the Mahama administration, ensuring that, currently, all the fundamentals are pointing in the right direction. According to President Akufo-Addo, ldquo;we inherited a situation with a large fiscal deficit, which has been turned around now; considerable imbalances in the way in which our economy was being run have also been turned around; a 1 ... more
  • 22 hours Ghanaians Should Take December Referendum Serious ModernGhana -Politics
    Ghanaians have been urged to participate in the December 17th Referendum to help amend some clauses in the 1992 Constitution in relation to local governance. Information Officer at the New Juaben North Municipality of the Eastern Region, Elizabeth Afia Ansaah, in an interview with Bryt FM news indicated the need for the general populace to partake in the exercise saying, it will give power to ordinary citizens to elect their MMDCEs. According to her, people in the various districts ... more
  • 1 day We’ll Trigger Vote Of No Confidence Against Finance Minister If He Dare Cook-Up Figures—Minority Threatens ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition party in Parliament has promised to trigger a vote of no confidence against the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, over what it says are high fiscal deficit figures. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs claim the Minister wants to deliberately manipulate government rsquo;s spending figures to stay within the accepted limit. Per the provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility Act, a Finance Minister should not superintend a fiscal deficit which exceeds 5 per cent lest ... more
  • 1 day China Releases Cash For Sinohydro Roads–Bawumia Reveals ModernGhana -Politics
    The first tranche of the lsquo;bauxite for development rsquo; barter agreement, popularly known as Sinohydro deal, signed between the Government of Ghana and the People rsquo;s Republic of China has been released, the Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed. Speaking in Accra on Monday, 11th November 2019 at the Jubilee House, Vice President Bawumia indicated that projects under the agreement have been grouped in Lots, and their review and approval is ongoing ... more
  • 1 day Akufo-Addo Has Improved Cocoa Sector Better Than Mahama – NPP Chairman ModernGhana -Politics
    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Chairman for the New Juaben North Constituency in the Eastern Region, Kwadwo Boateng-Agyemang, has said the NPP government has had a better cocoa production and pricing regime as compared to the NDC which spent more on the sector. According to him, President Nana Addo rsquo;s administration has seen a higher productivity rate in the cocoa industry than the NDC. Speaking on lsquo;Pae Mu Ka rsquo; with Lawyer Ohene Gyan on Accra based Kingdom FM 1 ... more
  • 1 day NDC Mentality In Opposition Is Like A Reserve Player – Collins Owusu Amankwah ModernGhana -Politics
    The Member of Parliament for Manhyia North, Hon. Collins Owusu Amankwah has said the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has no moral right to criticize President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s leadership saying they are behaving like reserve players on the bench. To him, the NDC, as an opposition party, should rather tell Ghanaians its alternative for the numerous policies and programmes of the Akufo-Addo government, and not the tribal politics it has adopted for its campaign. Spea ... more
  • 1 day NUGS Finally United, Mushroom Groups Dissolved ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has formally united its front by eliminating its partisanship between the two major political parties in the country. NUGS over the years was seen as a hub and center of partisanship but this year the story was different as all aggrieved parties came together to form a single front to elect a new set of leaders that will run a single front in moving forward. This has come as great news to the students of Ghana who have over the years ... more
  • 1 day 2020 Budget: Minority Claims Finance Minister Will Present ‘Cooked Up’ Figures ModernGhana -Politics
    Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has said the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, will cook up figures in the yet to be presented 2020 budget on November 13, 2019 in his bid to paint a good image of the economy. During a pre-budget press conference on Monday, opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu, noted that because many figures have not been accounted under the current government, this will enable the Finance Minister to ldquo ... more
  • 2 days I Swear If Ghanaians Hadn’t Voted For Akufo-Addo, Hell Will Have Been Better Than Ghana — Guru NPP ModernGhana -Politics
    As the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) accuses the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) government of being filled with relatives and friends, the Chairman of Cape Coast North constituency of the party, Mr. Stephen Kojo Arhin they are competent than those in the previous Mahama 39;s administration. Mr. Arhin in an exclusive interview with newsmen at Cape Coast said Akufo-Addo 39;s relatives and friends supported him spiritually and financially to unseat the abysmal NDC. ... more
  • 2 days Akufo-Addo Shames Doomsayers ModernGhana -Politics
    President Akufo-Addo over the weekend embarked on a number of assignments at a time elements of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) were 39;jubilating 39; that he had been rushed to hospital. Within 48 hours, the President travelled to Niamey, Niger, on Friday for an ECOWAS Meeting on Guinea Bissau, returned to Ghana and travelled up north to the Upper East Region to mourn the passing of the father of Deputy Attorney General Joseph D. Kpemkpa at Tempane. He th ... more
  • 2 days NPP Has No Single Project In Volta Region — NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government of its inability to state any major development project it has initiated in the Volta region. The party said the assertion of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that Ghana was stagnant under former President John Mahama was untrue because the Volta Region benefited immensely from major projects, including roads, schools and health facilities. At a press conference addressed by p ... more
  • 2 days Napo Says Not Even Nkrumah Can Match What NPP Has Done In Education Sector ModernGhana -Politics
    The Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh aka Napo has described the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government 39;s achievement in the education sector as unprecedented in the history of Ghana. He said: ldquo;not even Kwame Nkrumah achieved what we have done rdquo; in the educational sector. The Minister said there has been a great improvement in the country 39;s educational sector under President Nana Akufo-Addo citing the Free SHS policy which he said has brought a b ... more
  • 2 days Chinese Vice Premier Exalts Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    A Vice Premier of the People rsquo;s Republic of China, Sun Chunlan, has applauded the stability of the Ghanaian economy and development taking place under the government of President Akufo-Addo. Paying a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo, on Sunday, 10th November, 2019, at Jubilee House, Sun Chulan stated that ldquo;under your leadership, the Ghanaian government is pressing ahead with reforms, the growth of the economy, and the improvement of people rsquo;s lives rdquo;. ... more
  • 2 days Govt Chops €37.5m Road Cash Meant For Kumasi — Muntaka ModernGhana -Politics
    Member of Parliament for Asawase constituency, Muntaka Mubarak is asking the whereabout of a sum of euro;37.5million contracted for the construction of roads within Kumasi and other parts of the Ashanti Region. Mr Muntaka noted that Kumasi roads are now deplorable questioning the whereabout of the loan contracted by the erstwhile Mahama administration. He said, former President John Dramani Mahama on February 26, 2019 contracted a loan sum of 37.5m euros from the French gover ... more
  • 2 days Mahama Slams Akufo-Addo For Abandoning His Development Projects In Volta ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Flagbearer, John Mahama has again accused the Akufo-Addo government of abandoning development projects started by his administration. This time the former President pointed towards the Volta Region as evidence of this after making similar comments in other regions. According to Mr. Mahama, schools and road projects initiated during his time as President have been left unattended to in the region. Speaking to market women at Sogokope i ... more
  • 2 days We’ll Deal With Politicians Who Attack Journalists — GJA Cautions Ahead Of 2020 ModernGhana -Politics
    The Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) has served notice ahead of the 2020 elections to deal with any politician who manhandles a journalist. At the celebration of the ldquo;International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists rdquo; President of the association, Affail Monney, said, ldquo;The GJA will maintain an obsessive focus on the safety of journalists and demand that politicians in their prowl for votes strictly keep their hands off journalists. rdquo; He ... more
  • 4 days NDC Nepotism Claim Is ‘Propaganda Masturbation’ — Baako ModernGhana -Politics
    The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide has rubbished a list by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) alleging that President Akufo-Addo is running a family and friends government. Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr described the list of 51 persons as means by the NDC to just push a propagandist agenda. ldquo;Assuming without admitting they are all truly friends and family of the president what is the percentage? rdquo; he quizzed while contributing to a discussio ... more
  • 4 days Akufo-Addo Is Becoming More Wicked Than We Thought – Akamba ModernGhana -Politics
    The outspoken National Organizer of the opposition Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joshua Hamidu Akamba has described the President, Nana Akufo-Addo as the lsquo;most wicked President rsquo; he has ever seen in Ghana. Speaking in an interview with Kwame Tutu on lsquo;Anopa Nkomo rsquo; on Kingdom FM 107.7, ldquo;Joshua Hamidu Akamba said, ldquo;He is becoming more wicked than we thought. We felt he would have been a democratic leader considering his background as a l ... more
  • 4 days ‘Wontumi Mole’ Writes NDC’s Peoples Manifesto ModernGhana -Politics
    Claims by the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, aka Wontumi, that he has planted moles in the Ashanti Regional National Democratic Congress (NDC) executives seem to be true. This follows fresh reports that one Isaac Afreh, a banker, who is a card-bearing member of the NPP in the Atwima Nwabiagya North Constituency in the Ashanti Region, has been appointed as a member of the NDC Ashanti Regional Manifesto Committee for the 2020 poll ... more
  • 4 days [Watch Live]: Newsfile Discusses Politics Of Nepotism, Trial Of ACP Agordzo ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has listed names of persons it says are relatives and cronies within the Akufo-Addo government. In response, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has condemned the NDC for a lsquo;campaign of hate and division rsquo; . ldquo;We are not sure about appointing enemies, rdquo; National Youth Organiser Nana Boakye said at a press conference to get back at the NDC. Senior police officer ACP Dr Benjamin Agordzo who was charge ... more
  • 4 days Bono NDC Exposes Abronye DC ModernGhana -Politics
    The Bono Regional Secretariat of the opposition National Democratic Congress, held a press conference yesterday, Thursday, 7th November, 2019 in their attempt to lay bare the accurate facts regarding the deliberate lies and misinformation churned out on a local radio station and at Kwatire by the NPP Regional Chairman for Bono, Kwame Baffoe, commonly known as Abronye D.C a week ago, about the state of the roads in Odumasi area and also Contractors who have worked on these roads since 2009.[/B ... more
  • 4 days Stop Intimidating Police Officers For Exposing You — NDC To NPP ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the NPP government of ldquo;intimidating rdquo; police officers who have demanded non-interference in their work. The party says the arraignment of a top cop, ACP Dr. Benjamin Agordzo for alleged abetment of a coup plot and the invitation of tough-talking officer, COP Kofi Boakye is a government pretext to crush dissent. ldquo;We are convinced that these invitations and detentions are part of a grander effort to sully the re ... more
  • 4 days West Mamprusi MCE Fired ModernGhana -Politics
    Information reaching DGN Online reveals that the West Mamprusi Municipal Chief Executive(MCE), Abu Mohammed, has been sacked. A source told DGN Online that he was sacked for alleged inefficiency as well as his poor relationship with leadership and supporters of the New Patriotic Party(NPP) in the North East region. He has been accused of making the party unpopular in the region. ---DGN online ... more
  • 4 days Gabby Boy Threatens Law Suit Against Sammy Gyamfi ModernGhana -Politics
    Special Aide to Gabby Otchere Darko, a power broker in the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has threatened to file a defamatory suit against Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi. This is because his boss, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko demanding an unqualified apology and a retraction from Sammy Gyamfi for allegedly making derogatory statements against him. Aide to Gabby, Nana Obiri Yeboah disclosed in an interview with Citi News. This was aft ... more
  • 5 days 2020 Budget: Minority Threatens To Block Approval Over Failure To Release Cash For Assemblies ModernGhana -Politics
    Minority in Parliament has threatened to block the approval of the 2020 budget. The MPs are alleging that the government has since April this year refused to release the financial allocation to the district assemblies despite parliamentary approval. They argue that the government rsquo;s refusal to disburse the funds is stifling development at the local level. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) legislators want the government to immediately release all the monies in ar ... more
  • 5 days Bawumia Launches First Public-Private Sickle Cell Partnership In Ghana, Africa ModernGhana -Politics
    The first public-private partnership between Ghana and global medicines company Novartis, designed to ease the pain and improve the lives of people with sickle cell disease in Ghana, has been launched in Accra by the Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. The launch of the Ghana-Novartis partnership makes Ghana the first African country to commit to offering a high standard of care for its people with sickle cell disease, and the country, through the Partnership with Nova ... more
  • 5 days Focus On Winning Power Than ‘Needless’ Nepotism Fight– Allotey Jacobs Tells NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    Social Commentator, Bernard Allotey Jacobs says nepotism claims by the opposition NDC is lsquo;rubbish rsquo; ndash; after defending President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo 39;s inclusion of his relatives in government. The former Central Regional Chairman of the opposition NDC who was speaking on Peace FM 39;s lsquo;kokrokoo rsquo; morning show advised his party 39;s national leadership to instead focus on winning power. ldquo; . . It is in the Bible. David was ... more
  • 5 days NDC Criticises Akufo-Addo For Not Commissioning 1D1F Project During Volta tour ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region is disappointed in President Akufo-Addo for not commissioning any factory under government rsquo;s One District, One Factory initiative, during his tour of the region recently. According to the NDC, government has abandoned projects initiated under the Mahama led administration. Citing a number of roads and other infrastructure that has been abandoned including a modern abattoir that featured in a recent Citi News repo ... more
  • 5 days Akufo-Addo Appointed Competent Family Members Into gov’t — Owusu Bempah Replies NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    Akufo-Addo did not just appoint his family but competent people who are tried and tested , says Mr Ernest Owusu Bempah, who was responding to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) accusation of President Nana Akufo-Addo appointing family members into his government. The NDC over the week accused the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) of running a nepotistic government contrary to President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s promise to Ghanaians in 2016. The NDC indicated that over fifty me ... more
  • 5 days Suale’s Murder Slowed Nyantakyi’s Case — AG Explains ModernGhana -Politics
    Attorney-General, Gloria Akuffo, has explained that the murder of a key witness Hussein Ahmed Suale stalled investigations into allegations of corruption against the former Ghana Football Association (GFA) boss, Kwasi Nyantakyi. Mr Suale was an investigator with Tiger Eye PI, the group that produced a documentary, lsquo; 12 rsquo;, on corruption in football in Ghana and other African countries. She told Parliament on Thursday that the undercover investigator was the ldquo;pr ... more
  • 6 days I’ve Fixed Kufuor’s NHIS Mahama Destroyed – Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    President Akufo-Addo has said his government has fixed the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) introduced by the Kufuor administration which was ldquo;ruined rdquo; by the former Mahama administration. Speaking on Wednesday, 6 November 2019 at the official opening ceremony of the 100-bed Ga-East District Hospital, which is part of the Ghana Hospital Project initiated by the government of Ghana in 2008 and executed by EUROGET De-Invest S.A of Egypt, President Akufo-Addo said t ... more
  • 6 days Stop The Jokes; Politics Is A Serious Business — Nana B Tells NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The Ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has accused the largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC) of lacking ideas to engage in issue-based campaign ahead of the upcoming 2020 general elections. According to the NPP scribe, the content of the press conference held few days by the opposition NDC on Tuesday, shows clearly that, they have nothing to contribute to the competition of ideas and performances. At a press conference in Accra on Wednesday, the National ... more
  • 6 days Akufo-Addo Won’t Take Moral Lesson From You — Bempah Tells Nana Aba Anamoah ModernGhana -Politics
    The Communication Director of Ghana Gas, Mr. Ernest Owusu Bempah, has advised media personality and news editor at GhOne TV, Nana Aba Anamoah, to keep her advise on morality to herself because President Akufo-Addo will certainly not take morality advice from her likes. Nana Aba Anamoah, reacting to President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s assertions about his predecessor rsquo;s exploits while on tour in the Volta region condemned his actions describing them as unnecessary. ldquo; hellip ... more
  • 6 days Akufo-Addo Won’t Take Morality Lesson From You — Bempah Tells Nana Aba Anamoah ModernGhana -Politics
    The Communication Director of Ghana Gas, Mr. Ernest Owusu Bempah, has advised media personality and news editor at GhOne TV, Nana Aba Anamoah, to keep her advise on morality to herself because President Akufo-Addo will certainly not take morality advice from her likes. Nana Aba Anamoah, reacting to President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s assertions about his predecessor rsquo;s exploits while on tour in the Volta region condemned his actions describing them as unnecessary. ldquo; hellip ... more
  • 6 days Should President Akufo Addo Appoint Your “Useless” Family Members To Form His Government? – David Prah Questions NDC’s Sammy G... ModernGhana -Politics
    The Eastern Regional Communications Director of New Patriotic Party Mr. David Prah has hit hard on the National Communications Officer of the opposition NDC rsquo;s Mr. Sammy Gyamfi describing the latter 39;s press conference as useless, unnecessary and unfortunate. Speaking to the Media in the Eastern Regional rsquo;s capital Koforidua, Mr. David Prah asked whether Mr. Sammy Gyamfi and the NDC were expecting President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to appoint he, Sammy Gyamfi and F ... more
  • 6 days Fear In MPs Over Colleague Attack, Demand Police Protection At Homes ModernGhana -Politics
    Leadership of Parliament has renewed calls for Members of Parliament to be given police protection at their homes. The call comes after Nyiaeso MP, Kennedy Kankam, and his family were held at gunpoint in his house for three hours last Sunday. Police say three gunmen made away with some items from the legislator rsquo;s house including a 4-wheel drive vehicle. The unidentified assailants reportedly scaled a wall into the main yard of the MP 39;s residence and used a metal ... more
  • 7 days I Will Improve Ghana’s Economy If Voted Into Power – Kofi Akpaloo ModernGhana -Politics
    The Founder and leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Percival Kofi Akpaloo, has said his outfit is bent on ensuring that they will boost the Ghanaian economy if they are voted into power. He said his government will make Ghana emerge as Knowledge Economy by 2024. rdquo;To achieve this, we will invest heavily in building and strengthen Ghana rsquo;s position in the software development and IT hardware industry. We will also expand our share in employment-intensive IT-en ... more
  • 7 days NDC 2020 Manifesto: Leadership Is Carrying People Along – Sammy Gyamfi ModernGhana -Politics
    The Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Sammy Gyamfi has stated clearly that for Ghana to develop, leaders must ensure that they tap into the ideas of Ghanaians to draft policies and programmes that suit them. He noted that ldquo;If Ghana will develop, leadership must be able to carry the people along and that process doesn rsquo;t start after you have won power but it starts when you are seeking the mandate of the people rdquo; ldquo; ... more
  • 7 days Governance Is Not NOV-DEC Remedials — Edmund Kyei Fires NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    The cause of Ghana 39;s road deficit was because of a bad decision that was taken under the immediate past government, during the ex President 39;s regime they had an agreement with UBA a Nigerian bank. In the agreement they took 1.2 billion from UBA and debt was being serviced by Ghana 39;s ROAD FUND, interest on the loan was a whopping 32%. Levies from the toll booth, 40 pesewas from every litre of fuel bought, levies from foreign vehicles and taxes from DVLA are the source o ... more
  • 7 days Staunch Queens Challenged To Take Active Role In The Impending Referendum ModernGhana -Politics
    The NPP Staunch Queens has been asked to take an active role in the education of the populace on the impending referendum. The Staunch Queens is a female political voluntary group that is made of tertiary students, graduates and young entrepreneurs that believe in the ideologies of the New Patriotic Party. The primary focus of the group is to attract floating and first-time voters to also believe in the ideologies of NPP. The Ashanti Regional Coordinator for Staunch Queens, Mr ... more
  • 1 week NDC Unravels 51 Relatives, Cronies In Akufo-Addo Gov’t ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has presented names of persons it says are relatives and cronies of the Akufo-Addo government. At a press conference Tuesday, the National Communications Officer Sammy Gyamfi listed 51 names of relatives and cronies which he said pointed to ldquo;classic and unprecedented rdquo; nepotism within the Akufo-Addo government. The list includes the entire nuclear family of Nana Asante Bediatuo who is a cousin to the President and is also h ... more
  • 1 week [Full Text] NDC List Over 50 Relatives Of Akufo-Addo’s ‘Nepotism’ Gov’t ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the Akufo-Addo government of unprecedented levels of nepotism. At a press conference on Tuesday, NDC National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, listed more than 50 names of relatives within the Akufo-Addo government. The list includes the entire nuclear family of Nana Asante Bediatuo, who is a cousin to the President and is also his Executive Secretary. Read the full statement from the press conference below. [ ... more
  • 1 week ncompetent Akufo-Addo Has Failed Woefully, Reject Him In 2020 – Ametor Kwame ModernGhana -Politics
    A member of the NDC communication team, Eric Ametor Kwame, has described the President Akufo-Addo as a failure. According to the veteran politician, the Akufo-Addo led NPP government rsquo;s inability to fulfill its massive promise after the 2016 general elections is an indication of failure. He described the current state of the country as situation lsquo;beyond hopeless rsquo; maintaining that the Akufo-Addo-led administration has failed Ghanaians saying, ldquo;I think so far, t ... more
  • 1 week Mahama Is Clueless, Confused Flagbearer – NPP Chairman ModernGhana -Politics
    New Juaben North Constituency Chairman for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwadwo Boateng Agyemang has said National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Mahama is a confused flagbearer and not the right man to lead the country. According to him, former President John Dramani Mahama appears confused and as a result, lacks the knowledge to review the free Senior High School policy if he comes back to power. The response of the Chairman follows the comments made by the former Pre ... more
  • 1 week incompetent Akufo-Addo Has Failed Woefully, Reject Him In 2020 – Ametor Kwame ModernGhana -Politics
    A member of the NDC communication team, Eric Ametor Kwame, has described the President Akufo-Addo as a failure. According to the veteran politician, the Akufo-Addo led NPP government rsquo;s inability to fulfill its massive promise after the 2016 general elections is an indication of failure. He described the current state of the country as situation lsquo;beyond hopeless rsquo; maintaining that the Akufo-Addo-led administration has failed Ghanaians saying, ldquo;I think so ... more
  • 1 week Our Manifesto Will Be Devoid Of ‘Comic Slogans’ – Otukonor ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says its manifesto for the 2020 elections will be centred on problem solving to alleviate the sufferings inflicted on Ghanaian by the governing New Patriotic Party. According to the party, its policy document will also be devoid of what it termed as lsquo;comic slogans rsquo;. Speaking to Citi News, Deputy General Secretary of the NDC, Peter Boamah Otukonor, indicated that, their 2020 manifesto will be people-driven and geared ... more
  • 1 week Mahama Is Bankrupt, Lack Policies To Defend – Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has described the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, as one with no record to defend, and one who has no prescriptions for the future. Responding to a comment the former President said on Sunday, 3rd November 2019, that ldquo;God brought NPP so Ghanaians can appreciate NDC rdquo;, President Akufo-Addo stated that ldquo;negativity, negativity, negativity rdquo; is all Ghanaians continue to hear ... more
  • 1 week Auditor General Surcharges Osafo-Maafo $1m Over Kroll Contract ModernGhana -Politics
    Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo has been surcharged over $1m for entering into an agreement with a foreign company without following due process. The Auditor-General Daniel Domelevo revealed on Joy FM Super Morning Show Tuesday, the Senior Minister has 60 days to go to court to seek an order setting aside his directive. Mr Domelevo said Yaw Osafo-Maafo rsquo;s reply to his queries over a government contract with Kroll Associates UK to provide consultancy services was unsatisfa ... more
  • 1 week New Modern Market For Sogakope — Mahama Promises ModernGhana -Politics
    The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has assured the people of South Tongu in the Volta Region that he will build a new modern market at Sogakope when voted back to power. John Dramani Mahama who was addressing residents of Sogakope over the weekend, also announced that the road along the Volta River passing in front of Hotel Cisneros and Holy Trinity Spa will be constructed. He believes the road once constructed will help boost the development of tourism a ... more
  • 1 week Prepare Your Thumps To Change The Change — Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    Former President John Dramani Mahama is asking Ghanaians to vote for him in the 2020 general elections and change the change that came in 2016. He said everywhere he goes he is met with concerns over stalled projects and economic hardships and that the next National Democratic Congress (NDC) government under his leadership, will complete all stalled projects and address other concerns facing the citizenry. We are all experiencing our various hardships...and preparing our th ... more
  • 1 week Akufo-Addo Says Ghanaians Will Retain NPP For More Good Policies ModernGhana -Politics
    President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday stated that Ghanaians are happy with the initiatives of his administration and will, therefore, retain the NPP in government. He cited Free Senior High School, youth employment, agriculture policies and industrialisation as cases in point. President Akufo-Addo said this when he commissioned a new Fire Service Station and a Divisional Police headquarters at Tokor in the Ketu South Municipality as part of his two-day visit to the Volta Region, ... more
  • 1 week Afari Gyan Supports ‘Yes’ For MMDCEs Referendum ModernGhana -Politics
    Former Chairman of the Electoral Chairman (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan, has backed the December 17 referendum for political party participation in local level elections. According to him, he expects ldquo;yes rdquo; votes to win the day, Starrfm.com has reported. Dr Afari Gyan said the original intention of the law, that debars political party involvement in local polls, has been violated by political parties. ldquo;The idea was that people would consider district-level election ... more
  • 1 week Electorate is fed-up with the under-performance of NPP/NDC ModernGhana -Politics
    Marricke Kofi Gane joined the growing list of Presidential Hopefuls, who have been interviewed by veteran broadcaster David Ampofo. The 2020 Presidential Hopeful, took his turn on Time With David, to discuss his vision and more. Marricke Kofi Gane, who intends to run as an independent candidate explained that Ghanaians seem stuck with NPP and NDC, because they are the only brands that have been sold properly to Ghanaians. In his view, the electorate is fed-up with the under-performance of bot ... more
  • 1 week Why Are You Coming Back – Sammi Awuku Asks Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammi Awuku, has asked former President John Dramani Mahama to explain to Ghanaians why he is running for the 2020 elections after virtually running down the country. ldquo;The 2020 elections are going to be an election between the kingdom of God and the kingdom of darkness because everything within us will be tested. When Mr. Mahama says he is coming back to correct his mistakes, it is important we get to understand ... more
  • 1 week [Watch] Ghanaians Will Fund My Campaign For 2020 — Independent Presidential Hopeful ModernGhana -Politics
    Marricke Kofi Gane who joined the growing list of Presidential Hopefuls has been interviewed by veteran broadcaster David Ampofo. The 2020 Presidential Hopeful, took his turn on 39;Time With David, 39; to discuss his vision and more. Marricke Kofi Gane, who intends to run as an independent candidate explained that Ghanaians seem stuck with NPP and NDC, because they are the only brands that have been sold properly to Ghanaians. In his view, the electorate is fed-up with the un ... more
  • 1 week Mahama Knows Nothing About Ghana’s Economic Growth–NPP Scribe JB Danquah ModernGhana -Politics
    A staunch member of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Joseph Boakye Danquah, has responded to claims by former President Mahama that his government made Ghana the fastest growing economy in the world. Mr. Danquah, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Bethel Management Group Inc and the 2015 NPP Parliamentary aspirant for Subin constituency, told Peacefmonline.com in an interview that he finds it disheartening to listen to politicians like the former president when he claims credit for ... more
  • 1 week No More Donor Support To Fund 2020 Elections – Oppong Nkrumah ModernGhana -Politics
    Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed that government is committed to raising funds internally to support electoral activities across the country for the Presidential and Parliamentary polls in 2020. This he says is in line with the government 39;s ldquo;Ghana Beyond Aid agenda rdquo; and will mean that government will not be looking for support from donor partners to carry out its statutory obligations like the running of elections. Addressing the media af ... more
  • 1 week Apaak Blasts Gov’t Over Lack Of Textbooks For New Curriculum ModernGhana -Politics
    A Deputy Ranking Member on Parliament rsquo;s Education Committee, Dr. Clement Apaak has called on government to come out with a specific date as to when basic schools will receive learning materials for the new curriculum which started in September 2019. According to him, the ldquo;Nana Akufo-Addo led NPP Government owes Ghanaians an explanation as to why two months on, there are no books based on the new curriculum. rdquo; Dr. Apaak in a statement backed his demand with a d ... more
  • 1 week NDC Invites Public Input For 2020 Manifesto ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) 2020 Manifesto Committee seeks for mass participation in the drafting of their manifesto for the 2020 elections. The party says the participaory approach will help develop a lsquo;Peoples Manifesto rsquo; that speaks to the direct needs and concerns of the people. In a statement signed by the Deputy General Secretary ndash; (Operations), Peter Boamah Otokunor, the initiative ldquo;is driven by the need to give meaning to our Social Dem ... more
  • 1 week NDC invites CSOs, others to contribute to its ‘People’s Manifesto’ ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is accepting contributions from organised groups as it puts together the manifesto ahead of the 2020 elections. The opposition party in a statement issued Sunday and signed by Deputy General Secretary, Peter Boamah Otokunor, requests for ldquo;Policy Memoranda from the general public, Civil Society Organisations, Trade Unions, Associations and other identifiable groups in the country. rdquo; NDC flagbearer John Dramani Mahama last month inaugurated a ... more
  • 1 week Election pressure shouldn’t throw away fiscal discipline – Akufo-Addo to Ministers ModernGhana -Politics
    President Akufo-Addo says he will not allow the 2020 election pressure, to cause the treasury to throw away the fiscal discipline his administration has achieved so far. In preparing the 2020 budget, the President has given firm directives to his Ministers that the fiscal stability his administration has restored must not be compromised. https://www.youtube.com/embed/LoXPQ7qblMs The Fiscal Responsibility Act, which is the new anchor of discipline for the government of Ghana ... more
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