• 3 weeks Amidu Will Hear From Me – Ato Forson ModernGhana -Politics
    The Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson says he will peruse a letter from the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu demanding an apology over some comments he allegedly made in relation to a judgment debt. ldquo;I have seen it . I am going to peruse the document and I can assure that you will hear from me, rdquo; he told Citi News lsquo; parliamentary correspondent, Duke Mensah Opoku on Friday. Mr. Amidu in a letter to Mr. Forson dated August 1, 2019, ... more
  • 3 weeks Majority Leader Fires Ghanaweb ModernGhana -Politics
    The Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, has denied assertions attributed to him by online news portal, Ghanaweb.com in a report headlined: ldquo;$200 Million Chamber ndash; I won 39;t descend into gutters with mad Ghanaians. rdquo; According to him, the words attributed to him by the news portal on July 22, 2019 are not only spliced, but manufactured to create disaffection for him, accusing ldquo;Ghanaweb.com rdquo; of engaging in the ... more
  • 3 weeks Sekondi MP Denies Being A Shareholder Of PDS ModernGhana -Politics
    The Member of Parliament for Sekondi, Andrew Egyapa Mercer, has denied claims he is a shareholder of Power Distribution Services (PDS), despite being a director of one of the local companies that owned shares in PDS. According to him, he was only engaged as a lawyer to register one of the companies, TG Energy Solutions Ghana Limited, in 2014. ldquo;I do not have any interest or whatsoever in PDS. I am not a shareholder , neither am I a director of PDS. In 2014 ... more
  • 3 weeks Apologise To Me In 7days Or Else— Amidu Tells Ato Forson ModernGhana -Politics
    The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu is demanding an apology from the Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson, over comments he allegedly made in relation to a judgment debt issue. Mr. Amidu in a letter to Mr. Forson dated August 1, 2019, gave a seven-day ultimatum for the apology. ldquo;Should I not hear from you within the next seven days, I will be compelled to advise myself as to the proper action to take to vindicate my hard-won reputation which you have int ... more
  • 3 weeks Aspirant Hands Over Ultra-Modern Office Complex To Ellembelle NPP ModernGhana -Politics
    Mr. Joseph Apor Adjei popularly known as Boin who is aspiring to be a parliamentary candidate for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ellembelle Constituency of the Western Region, has handed over a well-furnished office complex to the party. Prior to the commissioning of this ultra-modern office, one of the classroom blocks of a school in the Constituency was used for meetings. The office complex has a 17-seater conference room meant for meetings. It has also been furnis ... more
  • 3 weeks Minority Says PDS Deal Was A Failed ‘Create, Loot And Share Plot’ ModernGhana -Politics
    The Minority in Parliament has accused officials of the Akufo-Addo government of trying to use the Power Distribution Services rsquo; (PDS) concession agreement with Ghana to loot the country rsquo;s coffers. After the PDS deal was suspended for breaches in the company 39;s obligation to Ghana, the Minority insisted that the government was well aware of the gaps in the deal. A document presented by PDS as a guarantee for the concession, according to government, was forged. ... more
  • 3 weeks NDC Primaries: UG Lecturer Dr. John Kusimi Joins NDC Parliamentary Race In Mion ModernGhana -Politics
    Dr. John Kusimi, a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Geography Resource Development in University of Ghana has joined the NDC Parliamentary race in the Mion Constituency ahead of election 2020. He is up against two other contestants including the incumbent MP, Mohammed Abdul Aziz and Dr Mu-Awia Zakaria. Dr. Kusimi teaches Physical Geography among others and holds a PhD, MPhil and BA Degrees in Geography and Resource Development all from University of Ghana and MSc in Envi ... more
  • 3 weeks NPP Polling Station Officers Appeal To Nana Addo To Call Asokore MP To Order ModernGhana -Politics
    A group calling itself as Concerned NPP Polling Station Officers of Effiduase Asokore, has appealed to the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to as a matter of urgency call the Member of Parliament (MP) for Effiduase Asokore constituency, Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie to order. The Concerned Polling Station Officers are unhappy about recent developments within the party in the constituency which they say could easily affect the fortunes of President Nana Addo and t ... more
  • 3 weeks Philip Addison To Run Klottey Korley Parliamentary Seat Again ModernGhana -Politics
    Philip Addison, lead counsel for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2012 election petition case, has picked up nomination forms to contest for the Klottey Korley parliamentary seat in the NPP 39;s parliamentary primaries for the second time after he lost in the 2016 elections. The Former Greater Accra Regional Director of Communications for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alhaji Yusif Fofana, who picked up the forms on behalf of the candidate, stated that the move was necessary. [QUOTE ... more
  • 3 weeks Hopeson Adorye Picks Forms To Snatch Kpone-Katamanso Seat From NDC ‘Lion’ ModernGhana -Politics
    New Patriotic Party (NPP) firebrand, Hopeson Adorye is promising to win the Kpone Katamanso constituency seat for the party if elected the parliamentary candidate. As someone who has been a former Assemblyman and Constituency Secretary for NPP in the area, he is confident of a landslide victory in the 2020 general election. The NPP on Saturday, July 20, 2019 opened nomination for prospective parliamentary candidates to pick nomination forms to contest in the September parliamentary p ... more
  • 3 weeks Reckless Akufo-Addo Borrows Gh¢84billion For Consumption Expenditure—Minority Fires Back ModernGhana -Politics
    Ghana rsquo;s public debt is estimated to reach an alarming all time record high of Gh cent;220 billion by the close of the 2019 fiscal year following government rsquo;s strong appetite for borrowing. According to the minority in parliament, the NPP administration under president Akufo Addo has borrowed a whopping sum of about Gh cent;160 billion but has nothing to show for it since it took over the reign of power in 2017. Minority spokesperson on finance, Mr Cassiel Ato Forson stat ... more
  • 3 weeks NPP David Tiano Launches Campaign For Ketu South Parliamentary Seat ModernGhana -Politics
    A 52-year-old businessman, David Quashie Tiano has launched his campaign for his parliamentary race on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party for the Ketu South Constituency in the Volta region. At the launch in Aflao, Mr. Tiano noted that his decision to contest the parliamentary primaries is borne out of several years of internship, observations and experience he has had on the grounds, as far as politics is concerned in the Ketu South Constituency. According to him, he has ... more
  • 3 weeks Ofosu Ampofo Says ‘NPP Is A Walking Contradiction’ ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has described the ruling New Patriotic Party as a walking contradiction. According to him, the NPP is only interested in propagating falsehood. He said, while in opposition, the NPP promised the good people of Ghana they would abolish a number of taxes they described as nuisance taxes if voted into power but years on in government, the NPP is rather increasing taxes. Touching on the mid ... more
  • 3 weeks Akufo-Addo Didn’t Visit With 75 Vehicles — Jomoro NPP Urge NDC To Stop The Lies ModernGhana -Politics
    The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Jomoro Constituency of the Western Region has urged the NDC in the area to stop doing propaganda about President Akufo-Addo 39;s visit to the Constituency. President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 as part of his two-day working visit to the Region, interacted with teachers and students of Half Assini Senior High School (HASCO) and some Chiefs in the Jomoro Municipality. In a communique issued by the NDC, President Akufo-Addo v ... more
  • 3 weeks ‘Losing’ Sam George Hot As Ningo-Prampram Darling ‘Boy’ denies stepping down ModernGhana -Politics
    Member of Parliament for the Ningo-Prampram constituency, Samuel Nartey George is reportedly boiling and blistering ahead of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) upcoming parliamentary primaries slated to take place next month. According to credible sources close to him, the MP who is scared of losing his seat following the resignation and filling of nomination forms by his Chairman, Mr Michael Tetteh Kwetey to contest in the upcoming parliamentary primaries has reportedly resor ... more
  • 3 weeks E/R: I Am The Face Of Hope For NDC In Fanteakwa North — Haruna Owiredu ModernGhana -Politics
    Aspiring National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Fanteakwa North, Mr. Haruna Owiredu, has revealed that he represents hope for the party in the area and should be voted for in the party 39;s upcoming primaries. According to the aspiring MP, the NDC is struggling to win the parliamentary seat in Fanteakwa North but he believes he can offer the change the party needs if he is voted for in their upcoming primaries to give him the opportunity to win the seat du ... more
  • 3 weeks Danladi Saaka Joins NPP Daboya-Mankarigu Race ModernGhana -Politics
    Danladi Saaka, a Chartered Accountant with 15 years professional experience in financial analysis has joined the race for the selection of a Parliamentary nominee for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Daboya-Mankarigu Constituency in the Savanna Region. He is an astute politician and a native of Daboya-Mankarigu Constituency. Over the years, he has been considered as a unifier, philanthropist and a distinguished nation builder by the people in his constituency. This ... more
  • 3 weeks Akufo-Addo Is The Most Honest Politician I Know–Edmund Kyei ModernGhana -Politics
    NPP Communications Team Member and the 1st Vice Chairman of the Asokwa Constituency, Edmund Kyei, has stopped former President John Mahama in his tract for calling President Nana Akufo-Addo a big liar for deceiving Ghanaians. According to Edmund Kyei, John Mahama lost it when it came to governance and he has no credibility or guts to call Akufo-Addo a liar. Edmund Kyei made this known in a press release issued in Accra. Below is the full statement: His Excellency Na ... more
  • 3 weeks Securing Power Must Be Your Ultimate Goal—TESCON Members Charged ModernGhana -Politics
    Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has charged members of the Tertiary Students Confederacy (TESCON) to remain vigilant adding that securing power in the upcoming general election is the ultimate goal of the party. According to Dr. Bawumia, with the party 39 ... more
  • 3 weeks Mid-Year Budget Review: Ghana May Go Back To IMF – Minority Warns ModernGhana -Politics
    The Minority in Parliament has warned that the country risks heading back to the IMF programme due to what it called bad economic management by government. The comments follow the mid-year budget review and supplementary budget estimates where increment on petroleum products and communication service taxes were announced as well as the withdrawal of the taxes on luxury vehicles. Addressing the press, Ranking Member on the Finance Committee, Cassiel Ato Forson, said the policy measure ... more
  • 3 weeks Kofi Kapito Says ‘Talk Tax’ Increment Is A Lazy Man Approach ModernGhana -Politics
    The Chief Executive Officer of the Consumer Protection Agency, Kofi Kapito has expressed reservations about government rsquo;s decision to increase the communication service tax from 6percent to 9percent. Describing the decision as a lazy man rsquo;s approach, Mr. Kapito said government could have resorted to other options of maximizing revenue. ldquo;It is a sad day for consumers in Ghana, especially consumers of telecommunications and consumers that are impacted wit ... more
  • 3 weeks NPP, NDC Clash Over Supplementary Budget Today ModernGhana -Politics
    Parliament will today witness a hot debate on the supplementary budget presented to the House yesterday by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta. Indication was given via Order Paper Addendum that the House was supposed to approve the supplementary budget immediately after the presentation by the minister, but because of other businesses of the House before the Finance Minister presented the mid-year review and supplementary budget, time was not on the side of the Speaker to all ... more
  • 3 weeks NDC General Secretary Departs For Israel ModernGhana -Politics
    The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress who is also the Vice President of the Socialist International, Hon. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has left Ghana at the head of a three-man party delegation to attend the annual conference of the Socialist International scheduled to take place in Tel Aviv, Israel, from the 30th to the 31st of July, 2019. The other members of the delegation are Mr. Peter Boamah Otokunor, Deputy General Secretary, and Dr. Karl Mark Arhin, Deputy Director f ... more
  • 3 weeks John Mahama Promises New Regions Six Hospitals ModernGhana -Politics
    The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has promised to provide all the six newly created regions with a regional hospital each when he wins the 2020 elections. ldquo;It has remained our policy as NDC that every region must have a well-functioning regional hospital. When we assume government in 2021, therefore, I want to promise you the people of Bono East Region and all the other five newly created regions, that we shall begin the construction of six n ... more
  • 3 weeks Felicia Tacorabama Files Nomination for Sagnarigu Constituency, Urges Delegates To Rally Behind Her ModernGhana -Politics
    Felicia Tettey Tacorabama, has today visited the Sagnarigu NPP constituency office to file her nomination forms to contest the party 39;s upcoming primaries, telling delegates to eschew 39;tribal politics 39; and endorse her bid to deliver the Sagnarigu seat to the governing party in election 2020. According to Mrs. Tettey, who is Northern Region school feeding coordinator the notion Sagnarigu is the preserve of opposition NDC was non-existent, noting with Competent and people 39;s ... more
  • 3 weeks Angry NPP Members In Sunyani East Wants Their MP Out ModernGhana -Politics
    Some disgruntled members of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) at the Sunyani East Constituency of the Bono Region, wants their Member of Parliament (MP), Mr. Kwasi Ameyaw ndash;Cheremeh, stepped down. The angry members of the NPP party, who called themselves, Apostles for Change in Sunyani East Constituency, in a released, dated 26 July 2019, and copied to SPACE FM, said, politics being administered within the party by the MP are undermining the growth and strength of ... more
  • 3 weeks I’ve Invested Heavily In Human Resource Dev’t—Akatsi North MP ModernGhana -Politics
    The Member of Parliament for the Akatsi North Constituency, Peter Nortsu-Kotoe has disclosed that he has invested heavily among others, in the human resource development of his constituents, for the past 6years he has been in Parliament. The MP who is seeking a third term bid on the ticket of the NDC said, his good works for the past six years would earn him another 4years in Parliament in order to ensure continuity of the massive developmental projects. He disclosed this to the med ... more
  • 3 weeks My Blue Print For The Value Added Change Many Seek In The Ningo Prampram Constituency ModernGhana -Politics
    In my quest to ensure sustainability in Health, quality standards and equitable distribution of improved education, macroeconomic facelift(job creation) and absolute Gender equality in every facet of the Ningo Prampram constituency; kindly reflect on my major highlights based on the Millennium Development Goals 2030 as enshrined in sustainable development goals (SDGs 3??4??5??8). GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being 3.1 Reduce maternal mortality ratio through a consultative feedback app ... more
  • 3 weeks Mahama Urges Party To Select Competent Agents For 2020 ModernGhana -Politics
    The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama says party agents for the 2020 elections will be selected based on competence instead of their longevity in the party. The former President who is seeking re-election made it known at the opening session of a three-day capacity building retreat for election directors of the party in Tamale. The retreat was on the theme ldquo;Repositioning the Election Directorate Strategically for the 202 ... more
  • 3 weeks Paralyzed Aspirant Vows To Still Contest NDC Parliamentary Seat ModernGhana -Politics
    A parliamentary candidate hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the Afajato South constituency, Kafui Augusta Takyi says will go ahead to contest for the parliamentary slot despite being confined in a wheelchair due to a medical condition. Madam Takyi who was earlier reported to have suffered partial paralysis right after filing her nominations to contest for the NDC 39;s parliamentary primaries in the Afajato South explained that she had suffered the condition sh ... more
  • 3 weeks I’ll Slash Nana Addo’s New Ministers – Mahama ModernGhana -Politics
    The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama says he will scrap some of the newly created ministries the Akufo-Addo administration introduced if he and the NDC is voted back into power. The Akufo-Addo administration now has 125 ministers, over 30 more ministers more than its predecessors. Speaking during a retreat for the party rsquo;s election directors in Tamale, Mr. Mahama said: ldquo;We are said to have achieved a world record of 125 mi ... more
  • 3 weeks NDC Will Collapse Free SHS — Napo ModernGhana -Politics
    The Education Minister Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh aka 39;Napo 39;,says the free Senior High School (SHS) policy will not survive under a National Democratic Congress (NDC) government. Consequently, he has admonished Ghanaians to renew the mandate of President Nana Akufo-Addo in 2020 to ensure the progress of the positive social intervention policy. Sounding peeved, he said several NDC lieutenants, led by ex-President Mahama, who is a beneficiary of free education, have warne ... more
  • 3 weeks Sad! Volta NDC Aspirant Paralyzed After Filing Nomination ModernGhana -Politics
    The Volta Regional office of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been thrown into a state of shock. This follows the sad story of a Parliamentary aspirant who has been paralyzed after she filed her nomination documents to contest the parliamentary primaries for the Afajato South constituency It was sad to see Kafui Augusta Takyi brought to the vetting centre in a wheelchair when a few weeks back she looked healthier and fit moving up and down. She wa ... more
  • 3 weeks Former UDS SRC President Picks Nomination Forms To Contest NPP Parliamentary Primaries ModernGhana -Politics
    A Former Students 39; Representative Council (SRC) President of the University for Development Studies (UDS)-Tamale Campus, Raphael Kumah Abolasom has picked nomination forms to contest in the impending primaries on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party(NPP ... more
  • 3 weeks NDC primaries: Muntaka’s contender still not cleared to contest ModernGhana -Politics
    A Parliamentary aspirant for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Asawase constituency in Ashanti Region who was unable to file his nomination Masawudu Mubarick has said he is yet to be cleared to file his nomination forms. Masawudu Mubarick's team last week petitioned the National Executive Council of the NDC to protest the decision of the party's regional and national executives to decline his nomination. Some media reports have suggested that, Masawudu Mubarick been cl ... more
  • 3 weeks Two Disqualified From NDC Volta Primaries ModernGhana -Politics
    Two persons have been disqualified from contesting in the upcoming National Democratic Congress rsquo; parliamentary primaries in the Volta Region. The two are Paul Mensah Voegborlo, who wanted to contest in the Keta Constituency and William Mawuli Ahado who wanted to contest in the North Tongu constituency. They failed to meet the requirements for qualification to contest in the race. The Volta Regional Communications Director for the NDC, Kafui Agbleze explained ... more
  • 3 weeks NPP Primaries: Former UDS SRC President Raphael Kumah Abolasom Picks Forms To Contest Bole-Bamboi Constituency ModernGhana -Politics
    A former Students 39; Representative Council (SRC) President of the University for Development Studies (UDS)-Tamale Campus, Raphael Kumah Abolasom has picked nomination forms to contest the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the New Patriotic Party in the Bole-Bamboi constituency in the newly created Savannah Region of Ghana. Raphael, who started his political career and journey at UDS, was an active and key member of the Tertiary Education Students rsquo; Confederacy of NPP (TE ... more
  • 3 weeks John Dumelo Cleared To Contest NDC Primaries For Ayawaso West Wuogon ModernGhana -Politics
    Ghanaian-born professional actor and entrepreneur, Jonh Dumelo has been vetted and cleared to contest the NDC primaries at Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. John Dumelo who some years ago, revealed his political ambitions, joined the National Democratic Congress(NDC) in 2012. Though the NDC lost power to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2016 he has since then, been active on the ground working with energy and commitment for the party to recapture ... more
  • 4 weeks Abu Jinapor Eyes Damongo Seat As He Picks Nomination Forms ModernGhana -Politics
    Deputy Chief of Staff, Samuel Abu Jinapor has picked a form to contest New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries in the Damongo Constituency of the Savannah Region. The Damongo parliamentary seat in the newly created Savannah Region is expected to be hotly contested in the 2020 general election. The Damongo parliamentary seat is currently being held by the NDC Member of Parliament (MP), Mr Adam Mutawakilu, with the nickname ldquo;Galus rdquo; but the NPP has v ... more
  • 4 weeks Ghana Must End The 21st Century As A Value Added Economy – Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed satisfaction in the operations of the titles manufacturing company in the Western Region saying their presence has tremendously enhanced job creation in the area largely the country. He was addressing a gathering in Shama during a brief sod-cutting ceremony for the second phase of the Twyford ndash; Keda expansion works slated to fully commence in September 2019. Information reaching me so far is that the company has invested over ... more
  • 4 weeks Mid-Year Budget: Jinapor Want Ghanaians To Kick Against Any Tax Increment ModernGhana -Politics
    The Member of Parliament for Yapei Kusawgu, John Jinapor is urging Ghanaians to resist any tax hikes that may be announced by the Finance Ministry in the mid-year budget review. Mr. Jinapor, who is also a former Deputy Minister of Energy and Petroleum, in a statement, argued that the need for increased revenue is a result of the government rsquo;s mismanagement. According to him, the government plans to either increase specific Energy Sector Levies or convert the specific levy ... more
  • 4 weeks Bawku Central NDC Parliamentary aspirant disqualified for filing nomination with a fake cheque ModernGhana -Politics
    The National Democratic Congress is currently vetting persons aspiring to contest on the party 39;s ticket as Parliamentary Candidate for the 2020 general elections in some selected constituencies nationwide whiles elections in other constituencies are on hold to be conducted on a later date. We have picked information from reliable sources in the Upper-East Region that an aspirant has been disqualified from contesting the Bawku Central primaries because a cheque he presented as payment for ... more
  • 4 weeks NPP Parliamentary Primaries: Samuel Abu Jinapor Picks Form To Contest Damongo Constituency ModernGhana -Politics
    Deputy Chief of Staff, Samuel Abu Jinapor has picked a form to contest New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries in the Damongo Constituency of the Savannah Region. The Damongo parliamentary seat in the newly created Savannah Region is said to be a hotly contested in the upcoming 2020 general election. The form was picked on behalf of Lawyer Jinapor by former constituency secretary of the party Mr Ayuba Seidu with the leadership of the party in the constituency ... more
  • 4 weeks $10m Illegally Spent On Cocoa Roads Audit – Minority Alleges ModernGhana -Politics
    The Minority in Parliament has alleged that the New Patriotic Party government illegally paid $10 million to a private audit firm to probe cocoa road projects. Eric Opoku, Ranking Member on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs made the allegation at a press conference held on Thursday. ldquo; hellip;What the Akufo-Addo government has succeeded in doing is to waste millions of the tax payer 39;s money on illegally procured audits not sanctioned by the Auditor General. ... more
  • 4 weeks Cocoa Farmers Are Worse Off Under Your Gov’t – NDC Fires Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Politics
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are insisting that cocoa farmers are experiencing the most terrible time under the Akufo-Addo administration. At a press conference to respond to a challenge thrown out by the President, the NDC said as far as the cocoa sector is concerned, the Akufo-Addo administration has no ldquo;credible record to even merit any comparison with the legacy of President Mahama and the NDC. ldquo;Cocoa farmers today are far worse off than th ... more
  • 4 weeks Political ‘Stakes High’ In Odododiodoo As Four Aspirants Battle For NPP Candidacy ModernGhana -Politics
    With just six days into the opening of nominations for the New Patriotic Party rsquo;s (NPP) parliamentary primaries in lsquo;orphan rsquo; constituencies across the country, lsquo;political stakes rsquo; are high in one of the hottest Constituencies in the Greater Accra Region, Odododiodoo. This is because; a former parliamentary candidate, a former Member of Parliament and two new entrants are all lacing their boots to clinch the slot to represent the party in the 2020 elections. ... more
  • 4 weeks Ahead Of 2020: NPP Ready To Uproot Van Pee From Odododiodio ModernGhana -Politics
    With just six days into the opening of nominations for the New Patriotic Party rsquo;s (NPP) parliamentary primaries in lsquo;orphan rsquo; constituencies across the country, lsquo;political stakes rsquo; are high in one of the hottest Constituencies in the Greater Accra Region, Odododiodoo. This is because; a former parliamentary candidate, a former Member of Parliament and two new entrants are all lacing their boots to clinch the slot to represent the party in the 2020 electio ... more
  • 4 weeks I Blame NDC For The Poor State Of Asomdwee Park–Yaw Gyan ModernGhana -Politics
    Former National Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Yaw Boateng Gyan has admitted that the Mills Asomdwee Park under a sorry state is shameful and must be attributed to the NDC. According to him, the former statesman deserves a better befitting resting place than the current beggarly Asomdwee Park. The final resting place of late President, John Evans Atta Mills, Asomdwee Park has been taken over by marijuana smokers and prostitutes, a family me ... more
  • 4 weeks Ghana Will Not Suffer If All Our Leaders Will Emulate Atta Mills ModernGhana -Politics
    A former Party Executive of main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Yaw Boateng Gyan, has revealed that Ghana would stand to gain a lot if the current crop of the country 39;s leaders should walk in the footsteps of the late President John Evans Atta Mills. Seven years after the demise of Ghana rsquo;s President, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Ghanaians are pouring in memories of the selfless leader. Numerous callers to Accra based Kingdom FM rsquo;s Anopa Nkomo n ... more
  • 4 weeks World Oldest Tunisian President Dies Aged 92 ModernGhana -Politics
    Tunisia rsquo;s first freely elected President and the world oldest President Beji Caid Essebsi has died aged 92, the country rsquo;s presidency says. He was the world rsquo;s oldest sitting president. He was admitted to hospital on Wednesday but officials did not say why he was receiving treatment. Mr Essebsi won Tunisia rsquo;s first free elections in 2014 following Arab uprisings across the region. Earlier this year, he announced he would not stand in elections expected in ... more
  • 4 weeks Kuntu Blankson Vow To Redeem The Image Of NDC In Ekumfi Come 2020 ModernGhana -Politics
    A former Member of Parliament (MP) for Ekumfi constituency, Mr. George Kuntu Blankson has declared his intention to seek for re-election in the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). Kuntu Blankson who lost the last parliamentary primaries to the one-term former MP for Ekumfi constituency on the ticket of NDC, Mr. Abeiku Crentsil strongly believed to take back the seat for NDC come 2020 if he gets the mandate to lead the party. He hint ... more
  • 4 weeks Vigilantism Bill Withdrawn For Correction ModernGhana -Politics
    The Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, 2019 which was passed into law will be withdrawn to undergo some changes, Chairman of the Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament, Ben Abdallah Banda has said. According to him, the change will see a correction with one of the clauses to make it consistent with the constitution before it is assented to by the President. ldquo;There is a provision that says that you could be convicted for a sentence of 5 years ... more
  • 4 weeks Zabzugu MP Vows To Retain Parliamentary Seat For NDC In 2020  ModernGhana -Politics
    Hon Alhassan Umar, Member of Parliament for Zabzugu in the Northern Region has vowed to retain the parliamentary seat for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) come 2020. The MP gave the assurance after he has filed his nomination forms last Thursday for the August 24, 2019 primaries, pledging to take the fight aggressively to the NDC primaries with expectations for a second victory next year general elections. Hon Umar who is optimistic of being victorious is stem ... more
  • 4 weeks Ambitious MCE confident he can win Ketu South for NPP MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Ketu South MCE says he is ready to snatch the Ketu South Constituency Parliamentary seat from the NDC in the 2020 elections for the NPP. ... more
  • 4 weeks ‘I consulted no one over SP job’: Amidu denies ‘hallucinating’ Asiedu Nketia claims MyJoyOnline -Politics
    Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has denied claims he was warned against accepting the job to head the anti-graft office. ... more
  • 4 weeks Legal Education Must Rather Be More Accessible —NDC UK Chairman To Chief Justice ModernGhana -Politics
    The Chairman of the UK/Ireland Chapter of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alhaji Alhassan Mbalba has taken swipe at the Chief Justice, Madam Sophia Akuffo over her recent comments on Legal education in Ghana. According to her, as long as she supervises legal education and the Judicial system in Ghana, she will not allow the mass production of lawyers in the country . Addressing the Bench, Bar and Faculty Conference at the Labadi Beach Hotel on the theme, ldquo;th ... more
  • 4 weeks NDC Remembers Atta Mills [Photos] ModernGhana -Politics
    Members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), friends, family members and sympathisers gathered in Accra, Wednesday to mark the seventh anniversary of the passing of the late former President Prof. John Evans Atta Mills. As part of activities marking the anniversary, the leadership NDC converged at the Asomdwee Park, his burial palace near the Osu Castle to lay wreaths in his honour. Below are pictures from the event http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content ... more
  • 4 weeks Hopeson Adorye To Contest Kpone Katamanso NPP Primaries? ModernGhana -Politics
    A member of the NPP Communication team, Mr. Hopeson Adorye, is set to represent the people of Kpone Katamanso as Member of Parliament. The former NPP Constituency Secretary for Kpone Katamanso, who is well known within the rank and file of the party started his political life in the constituency. Political strategists say he knows very well the political dynamics in that constituency, having lived there, served as constituency officer and participated in political activities in the c ... more
  • 4 weeks Dr K.K Sarpong Grabs NPP Council position ModernGhana -Politics
    Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC), has been appointed chair of the Council of Patrons of the ruling New Patriotic Party in the Ashanti Region. A letter signed by Regional Chairman, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, on July 19, indicated that Dr Kofi Kodua Sarpong rsquo;s immense contribution to the development and progress of the governing party has earned him the position. The Regional Council among others, serve as advisors who provide guidance and support ... more
  • 4 weeks Arrest Attackers Of Dixcove Chief — Akufo-Addo To Police ModernGhana -Politics
    President Akufo-Addo has directed the police in the Western Region to arrest all persons involved in the attack and abduction of the Paramount Chief of Lower Dixcove, Nana Akwasi Agyemang. According to President Akufo-Addo, ldquo;I have told the police that all those who carried out the attack, whether they are 10 persons or 100, must be rounded up and put before court for the law to take its rightful course. The law must also deal with those who aided in the conduct of the crime. rdquo ... more
  • 4 weeks Vigilantism Bill to undergo minor changes MyJoyOnline -Politics
    The Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, 2019, will undergo minor changes, Chairman of the Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament has said. ... more
  • 4 weeks Arrest everyone who attacked Dixcove chief – Akufo-Addo to police MyJoyOnline -Politics
    President Akufo-Addo has directed Western Region police to bring to book, all perpetrators involved in the attack and abduction of the Paramount Chief of Lower Dixcove.  ... more
  • 4 weeks We Value Akufo-Addo’s Free SHS Policy – Sekyere Hemang Chief ModernGhana -Politics
    The Chief of Sekyere Hemang in the Western Region, Nana Kwedukyerefuor II has commended President Akufo-Addo for the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy. The policy, which was implemented in September 2017, has seen some 270,000 more students enrolled in Senior High School across the country in two years. All students in senior high schools, from September 2019, set to be covered by the policy. In his remarks to the President, Nana Kwedukyerefuor II stated ... more
  • 4 weeks MPs Trained On Procurement ModernGhana -Politics
    The Ministry for Public Procurement has organized a workshop on public procurement for leadership of parliament and selected parliamentary committees to help build parliamentary oversight on public procurement. Opening the workshop which was held at the Capital View Hotel in Koforidua, the Minister in charge of Public Procurement at the Office of the President, Sarah Adwoa Safo said procurement in Ghana accounts for 70% of government expenditure which represents a chunk of the cou ... more
  • 4 weeks NPP Primaries: Gifty Ndoma Joins To Win Ejura-Sekyere Dumase Constituency Seat ModernGhana -Politics
    Immediate release 23rd July 2019 Declaration of Intention 1. I, Gifty Ndoma, NPP Secretary for Ejura-Sekyere Dumase constituency, has consulted widely the rank and file of our party within and without the constituency. 2. I have carefully weighed the enormity of the claron call from ordinary people of our party within the constituency, most especially, the delegates. 3. I have also considered the advice coming from certain quarters within our party. 4. I am fully awar ... more
  • 4 weeks Dr K.K Sarpong gets NPP Council position MyJoyOnline -Politics
    ​​​​​​​Chief Executive Officer of GNPC, Dr Kofi Kodua Sarpong, has been appointed to chair the Council of Patrons of New Patriotic Party in the Ashanti Region. ... more
  • 4 weeks De-Eye Expose: Frema Opare Wants Govt, Multimedia To End Fight ModernGhana -Politics
    The Chief of Staff, Frema Osei Opare says she is ready to resolve the seeming tension between government and The Multimedia Group Limited. She revealed this on Adom FM rsquo;s morning show, Dwaso Nsem programme Wednesday. Her comment follows government rsquo;s decision to boycott Joy FM and JoyNews TV, following the airing of a documentary which pointed the presence of a militia group at the Christiansborg Castle, the former Seat of Government in Osu. Joy News on March 7 a ... more
  • 4 weeks Voter Apathy: Volta NDC Cadres Vow To Win Back Region ModernGhana -Politics
    It was diagnosed that the show of apathy by the people of Volta Region against the National Democratic Congress (NDC) contributed significantly to its defeat in the 2016 elections. For that matter, the party in the region has been working hard to win the trust of the people because it is believed that their low turnout during the 2020 elections was to register their dissatisfaction at the low level of development in the region despite their loyalty to the NDC party then in power. ... more
  • 4 weeks The Wounded In Lower Dixcove [Photos] ModernGhana -Politics
    Retaliations in Upper Dixcove in the Ahanta West district of the Western region, have left several residents injured. It was the chief of Lower Dixcove and several subjects who were attacked Monday dawn leading to the kidnapping of the chief, Nana Kwesi Agyeman IX. Three days since this attack, heavily-built men believed to be linked to the Lower Dixcove traditional authority have retaliated. Thugs broke into homes, vandalised properties and harassed women. Some have fled ... more
  • 4 weeks Withdrawal From The Karaga NPP Parliamentary Race ( Hon. Basha Sharawi Yilfa) ModernGhana -Politics
    On this special day, 22nd July 2019, I serve notice of my leave from contesting the parliamentary primaries for Karaga Constituency on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party. My decision came at the back of a professional medical advice from a team of my doctors who, upon numerous medical examinations to ascertain my fitness for the tedious but worthful journey to rescuing the constituents from the current shackles, have concluded on the need for me to undergo a year review of all medical ... more
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