Saturday , May 15 2021

Politics

‘RAMBO-style’ invasion of Citi FM, Caleb Kudah’s arrest ‘unlawful and preposterous’ – NDC

NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has condemned National Security operatives’ arrest of Citi FM journalist, Caleb Kudah and the subsequent invasion of the premises of the media house on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. The NDC insists the action by the security operatives is “unlawful and preposterous”. A team of …

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20 arrested in Atewa forest not national security operatives – Oppong Nkrumah

Oppong Nkrumah

An investigation by the National Intelligence Bureau has revealed that 20 persons arrested for partaking in illegal mining in the Atewa forest are not national security operatives as purported by them. The suspects who were wearing military uniforms, according to the Kade District manager of the forestry Commission, invaded the reserve in …

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Sammy Gyamfi hits Ghana Police over ‘FixTheCountry’ demo

Sammy Gyamfi

The National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has hit back at the Ghana Police Service for declining the request of some agitated Ghanaians who want to demonstrate on Sunday, May 9. Sammy Gyamfi, in a tweet on Wednesday, stated that “Covid-19 should not be used as …

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Lack of maintenance of GRIDCo’s lines by NDC administration cause of recent outages – Owusu Bempah

The Communications Director of the Ghana National Gas Company, Ernest Owusu Bempah says the company has no hand in the intermittent power outages being experienced in parts of the country. He said Ghana Gas has consistently delivered on its mandate to supply gas to the country’s gas-powered plants to produce …

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Salary increments frozen for Nana Addo, Bawumia, other government officials

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that he has put a freeze on salary increments for himself and his appointees this year. This includes salary increments for the Vice President, Ministers of State and all other appointees of the Executive. The President maintains that this is a way of …

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Covid-19: Minority demands temporary ban on flights from hotspot countries

Hon. Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, Ranking Member - Parliament Select Committee on Health

The Minority in Parliament is demanding a temporary ban on all flights from Covid-19 hotspot countries. The NDC MPs argue that allowing the importation of the virus into the country has the potential to erode the gains chalked in the fight against the pandemic. At a press conference Sunday, Ranking …

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We’ll deploy educated personnel to monitor and police 2024 polls – Mahama

mahama

The 2020 presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama has indicated that the party will deploy professionals and more educated personnel to monitor the 2024 elections at various levels. According to him, a lot more expertise is required in many parts of the electoral process, such …

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NDC boycotts IPAC meeting on 2020 general elections

Asiedu-Nketia

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) refused to attend an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) scheduled for Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The meeting was aimed at giving the various political parties the opportunity to review the December 7, 2020, general elections. “The National Democratic Congress (NDC), declined an invitation by the Electoral …

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Mahama ‘didn’t lose’ so nothing disqualifies him from running again – Asiedu Nketia

Former President John Mahama is qualified to run for the flag bearer slot of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) again since nothing within the party’s constitution disqualifies him from doing so, General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has said. “He was one of the people who contested the presidential …

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Volta NDC backs Ablakwa following resignation from Appointments Committee

mp for north tongu

The Volta Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has thrown its support behind the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, after he resigned from Parliament’s Appointments Committee. It said the decision “has resonated with the party’s grassroots and the overwhelming majority of NDC members …

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