Politics

Papa Kwesi Nduom
Politics

2016 was for campaign, 2017 is for action – Nduom tells Akufo-Addo

President of Groupe Nduom, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has asked the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to snap out of the campaign mode and start acting on his promises. According to him, 2017 should be the year the many promises made by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) begins to […]

Akufo-Addo’s Ministers in standoff over Ibrahim Mahama’s equipment
Politics

Akufo-Addo’s Ministers in standoff over Ibrahim Mahama’s equipment

Two top government officials are breathing fire down the neck of each other over a misunderstanding in a bauxite deal involving the use of equipment owned by Ibrahim Mahama, brother of former president John Mahama. Lands Minister, John Peter Amewu and Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah have clashed over an […]

Mr. Kennedy Agyapong
Politics

Sycophants have hijacked President Akufo-Addo – Kennedy Agyepong

President Nana Akufo-Addo is barely nine months into office but appears to have come under barrages of criticisms not only from his opponents, but his own party, the New Patriotic Party. From allegations of showing weakness in addressing the contaminated fuel disaster at BOST to not dealing with perception of […]

Daniel Domelevo, Auditor General
Politics

Government overspent budget by GHC 4.2 bn last year — Auditor General

Last year, the government overspent its budget by a little over GH¢4.2 billion, although its revenue fell by almost GH¢9.5 billion. The over expenditure and the shortfall in public revenue have been captured by the Auditor-General in its 2016 Report. Blaming the development on the government’s weakness in budgetary management, […]

President Akufo-Addo
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Akufo-Addo will lose goodwill if he fails to deal with corruption – GII

President Akufo-Addo may lose the good will he is currently enjoying from Ghanaians if he fails to act swiftly to deal with some of the corruptions cases that have hit his administration. This is the assertion of the Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) Linda Ofori Kwafo. At […]

Sammy Awuku, NPP National Youth Organizer
Politics

We’ll fly only NPP supporters to Russia 2018 – Sammy Awuku

The National youth organizer of the NPP, Sammy Awuku has said the party would sponsor only its members in the upcoming FIFA world cup tournament scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018, in retaliation to what the National Democratic Congress (NDC) did during their […]

Ghana Parliament
Politics

Minority walks out of Parliament

The Minority in Parliament stormed out of Parliament on Tuesday over the Speaker’s decision to forward the motion to withdraw the 2015 AMERI deal to the House’s Energy Committee. Indicating his displeasure to Citi News, the Minority Chief Whip, Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka said, “this is the first time in […]

Otiko Djaba, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection
Politics

NPP women fight Otiko over School Feeding jobs

The Concern Constituency Women Organizers of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region have implored the office of the Chief of Staff to direct the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba to immediately withdraw all adverts on vacancies at the School Feeding […]

Former deputy Power Minister John Jinapor
Politics

AMERI deal: Homes of Jinapor, Ayine raided

The homes of former deputy Power Minister John Jinapor and former deputy attorney general Dominic Ayine have allegedly been raided by some individuals believed to be working with the CID of the Ghana Police Service. It is unclear the reasons for ransack but Starrfmonline.com sources say it is in connection […]

Martin Amidu, former Attorney General
Politics

Secret’ clause in Special Prosecutor’s Bill to make office useless – Amidu

A former Attorney General, Martin Amidu has suggested that the government’s efforts to create a special prosecutor’s will be a wasted venture if sections of the draft Bill currently before parliament are not removed. According to him, a clause in the bill which states that the Special Prosecutor must not […]