Politics

Prof. Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang
Politics

Confirmed: Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang is Mahama’s running mate

Former President John Mahama has settled on former Education Minister Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang as his running mate for the 2020 elections. The Council of Elders and Founder of the National Democratic Congress ( NDC) have approved the choice of the candidate. She prevailed after stiff competition from former finance […]

Hon. Carlos Ahenkora, Deputy Trade Minister
Politics

NPP’s campaign manager, Mac Manu and Carlos Ahenkorah test positive for Covid-19

The campaign manager for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Peter Mac Manu is reported to be at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease. Also on admission to the Unit is the Deputy Trade Minister, Carlos Ahenkorah. There are reports that two […]

Mr Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie (Sir John)
Homeland News Politics

Former NPP General Secretary Sir John die of Covid -19

Former General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John, is dead. He is reported to have died in Accra after a short illness. Until his death, Sir John was the CEO of the Forestry Commission. He died after testing positive for […]

Justice Emile Short
Politics

Government rubbishes part of the Emile Short Commission’s report on AWW

The government of Ghana has rejected some part of the Emile Short Commission’s report on the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by election. Government has maintained that it will not reprimand Hon. Bryn Acheampong nor prosecute Sulemana Mohammed who assaulted Hon Sam George as recommended by the Justice Emile Short led […]

National Communications Authority
Politics

NCA shuts down three more pro-NDC radio stations

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has closed down three more radio stations in an exercise it began last Thursday. Nananom FM, said to be owned by Asutifi South Member of Parliament and a former Works and Housing Minister Collins Dauda, Genesis FM, owned by NDC stalwart and 2-time Council of […]

Rockson Bukari
Politics

Minister of State at the presidency resigns over bribery allegation

Minister of State at the Office of the President, Rockson Bukari has resigned from his position, days after he was caught on a leaked tape attempting to bribe a journalist to ‘kill’ a story. According to a statement from the presidency, Mr Bukari’s tendered in his resignation letter to President […]

Dr Bosmman Asare, a deputy EC Chair
Politics

Ghanaians debate on who should vote under ROPAA

Participants drawn from various sectors in a consultative meeting on the implementation of the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA) in Tamale, the northern regional capital, have raised varied concerns about the modalities of determining the eligibility of Ghanaian citizens abroad to take part in the exercise. While some […]

Ms Shirley Ayorkor, Foreign Affairs Minister
Politics

Three Ghanaian diplomats in US suspended for misappropriating funds

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sanctioned three officers stationed at the Ghana Mission in New York in the US, for misappropriating funds. Their actions caused a revenue loss of over two thousand dollars to the Consulate. According to the sector Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, the officials were cited for […]

Ms Charlotte Osei
Politics

U.S. captures Charlotte Osei’s dismissal in human rights report

The sacking of a Chairperson of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei as well as the country’s undesirable prison conditions and attacks on journalists have been captured in the 2019 Human Rights Report by the United States of America. The report, which was presented to the U.S. Secretary of […]

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
Politics

Ghana’s 2019 State of the Nation Address

Mr Speaker, I am glad to be here with you again in this august House, the Parliament of our Republic, to perform, for the third time, the pleasant duty of fulfilling my constitutional obligation, by giving Honourable Members and the Ghanaian people a message on the state of the nation. […]