Politics

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Common sense appraisal of Mahama’s “massive” projects
Elections Opinions Politics

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Common sense appraisal of Mahama’s “massive” projects

The initial title of this article was, “Any idiot can borrow money and build projects.” I had to change it because those who might not read beyond the headline would, as usual, accuse me of insulting the President. But that is the essence of this article. And this is not […]

Mr. John Kuffour
Politics

I am not dead – Former President Kuffour

Former President John Agyekum Kuffour has denied reports that he died at a hospital at Johannesburg South Africa on Monday. Reports on social media on Monday, suggested the former president who was seeking medical care at Johannesburg in South Africa, died after a spine operation. It claimed a team of medical […]

Obama seeks to calm US allies over Trump concerns
Politics USA

Obama seeks to calm US allies over Trump concerns

President Barack Obama has sought to assure America’s allies that President-elect Donald Trump will honour the country’s international alliances when he takes office in January. Mr Obama told reporters that Mr Trump had expressed an interest in maintaining the US commitment to Nato. This came hours before Mr Obama was […]

Trump election: Nato chief warns against going it alone
Politics

Trump election: Nato chief warns against going it alone

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that “going it alone” is not an option for Europe or the United States. He said the West faced its greatest security challenge in a generation. During his election campaign, Mr Trump described Western military alliance Nato as obsolete. […]

Journalists must pay for accreditation – Charlotte Osei insists
Politics

Journalists must pay for accreditation – Charlotte Osei insists

The chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Madam Charlotte Osei has told Editors forum in Accra yesterday that her outfit had no option but to charge media practitioners who are applying for accreditation to cover the December 7 election, because the Commission lacks funds to print the accreditation free of charge. […]

Nana Akufo- Addo
Politics

Mahama lacks courage to stop ‘violent’ NDC members – Akufo-Addo

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate has berated President John Mahama for failing to reprimand some ministers he has described as violent. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said the President has acted unconcern while NPP members are being violently attacked by functionaries of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) across […]

Charlotte Osei, E.C. Chair
Politics

We are ready for December polls – Charlotte Osei reassures

The Electoral Commission (EC) Chairperson has restated the Commission’s readiness for the December polls allaying the fears of Ghanaians about the possibility of the elections being postponed. Charlotte Osei stressed at an Editors Forum in Accra Thursday that there is no cause for concern, stating emphatically that “we are ready.” The concern of […]

My victory is great for democracy – Nduom
Local Politics

My victory is great for democracy – Nduom

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, flag bearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has welcomed an Accra High Court ruling nullifying his disqualification from the 2016 presidential race. According to the court, the Electoral Commission should have given Dr Nduom an opportunity to correct anomalies on his nomination form before disqualifying […]

Nana Akuffo Addo, President elect
Politics

Akufo-Addo will not debate a ‘flip-flop’ President – Hamid

The spokesperson of the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has shot down possibility of a debate between the NPP leader and President John Mahama. Mustapha Hamid says Mr Akufo-Addo meant business and would not debate a President whom he said has been unable to […]