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Minority absent in parliament as President readies to deliver SONA

Members of Parliament on the Minority side are not in the chamber as President Nana Akufo-Addo readies to provide a comprehensive briefing on the current state of affairs in the country today.The chairs that...

I warned some NPP members not to betray Ken Agyapong – Afenyo-Markin

Effutu Member of Parliament and Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has revealed that he cautioned fellow New Patriotic Party (NPP) members against betraying Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong, during his bid for the NPP flagbearership....

Akufo-Addo to deliver SONA 2024 today

Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution mandates the President to address Parliament on the State of the Nation, stipulating, “The President shall, at the beginning of each session of Parliament and before a dissolution...

Gloria Akuffo, the top Akufo-Addo appointee reportedly sacked for opposing Agyapa ‘loot’

It is rumored that Gloria Akuffo lost her position as Minister for Justice and Attorney General due to her criticism of the Agyapa Royalties deal, which was being championed by President Akufo-Addo.In 2019,...

There is not even enough electricity for one shift – Kwame Pianim pokes holes in Mahama’s 24-hour economy policy

Renowned Ghanaian economist Kwame Pianim has raised concerns about the feasibility of former President John Mahama's proposed 24-hour economy policy, questioning where the necessary electricity would come from.Mr Pianim, a leading member of...

Tap n’ Go: Govt is taking credit for an initiative championed by the private sector – Bright Simons

Bright Simons, a Vice President of IMANI Africa, has criticized Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia over the Tap and Go Transport Service (Tap n’ Go) system, which the vice president recently launched.According to Simons,...

Akufo-Addo, Bawumia have allowed corruption reach its peak – Martin Amidu

Former Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has criticized President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia for the current state of the country.In an editorial published on GhanaWeb, Amidu, a former Attorney...

I didn’t own filling stations under “modest” Prof. Mills’ govt – Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has denied claims that he owned fuel stations during his early days as a politician and that he flew abroad every weekend for schooling...

Okudzeto Ablakwa hints at another expose on govt expenditure on All Africa Games

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has hinted at the imminent release of documents pertaining to an upcoming scandal. Ablakwa's post on February 25, 2024, has sparked anticipation as Ghanaians await the...

I have a 42-room office complex with pick up vehicles I had wanted to give to NPP – Ken Agyapong reveals

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has announced his decision to withhold all campaign materials he intended to donate to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the upcoming 2024 elections. This includes...

Martin Amidu lambasts Nana Akomea over Kwetey’s ‘attack’ on Bawumia

Former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has entered the fray surrounding recent commentary on the use of tribal invectives in front-line politics, expressing dissatisfaction with what he perceives as selective quoting and hypocrisy.The controversy was...

Martin Amidu warns NPP and NDC against exploiting his name in 2024 campaign

Former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has issued a stern warning to both the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), urging them not to involve him in their campaign strategies for...

I developed a heart problem in 2008 after Akufo-Addo lost – Ken Agyapong

Renowned Ghanaian politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Kennedy Agyapong, has opened up about the health challenges he faced in 2008 when President Akufo-Addo lost the general elections.Kennedy Agyapong, also...

You left when the applause was loudest – Prof Smart commends Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

A Senior Research Fellow of the Kumasi Technical University, Professor Smart Sarpong, has reacted to the resignation of Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu.In his submission on the matter during an interaction of Peace FM’s Korkrokoo,...

Tension erupts at Kumasi High Court 2 as Prison Officer attempts to draw gun on family of Adum murder victim

Tension gripped the premises of Kumasi High Court 2 on Tuesday as a dramatic altercation unfolded between a prison officer and the family members of the late Victoria Dapaa, known as Maadwoa, who was...

 NPP Primaries: “I can’t forgive the people who said ill things about me” – Ken Agyapong

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has again expressed discontent with events leading up to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential primaries in November 2023, during an interview on the KSM show...

Another name pops up on potential Bawumia running mate list

Ambassador Isaac Osei has emerged as a noteworthy contender for the role of running mate alongside Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, signaling a potential shift in the landscape leading up to the 2024 elections for the...

“If you make a mistake and approach me, I will prove to you that I am not stupid” – Ken Agyapong tells ‘Judas’ NPP...

Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central and a former aspirant for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearership, Kennedy Agyapong, has cautioned fellow MPs who maligned him during the party's presidential primary.The Assin Central...

I will take legal action against Akufo-Addo for reassigning ‘sacked’ ministers – Dafeamekpor

The Member of Parliament for South Dayi, Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor, has expressed his intention to take legal action against the president for reassigning individuals he had earlier dismissed without parliamentary vetting.Mr Dafeamekpor contended that,...

‘It never crossed my mind I will become majority Leader today’ – Afenyo Markins

In a poignant speech addressed to his colleagues in Parliament, Alexander Afenyo-Markin conveyed profound gratitude as he assumed the prestigious role of Majority Leader, a position he once considered beyond reach."I never envisioned this...

My resignation was voluntary – Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu tells parliament

Suame legislator Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has officially briefed Speaker Alban Bagbin about the changes in the leadership of the Majority Caucus in Parliament.During today's parliamentary session, Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu noted that his decision to step down as...

“We shall see”! – Nana Obiri Boahen threatens to form new party after Bawumia snub

Former Deputy General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen, has allegedly announced his intention to break away from the party and form a new political entity.The decision, as...

How govt allegedly squandered US$12m on failed Agyapa deal

A startling revelation has emerged detailing how the government reportedly wasted US$12 million on the aborted Agyapa deal, a scheme aimed at raising funds for development projects through Ghana's mineral royalties.The Vice President of...

Come and tell Ghanaians something if you truly have resigned – Nana Yaa Jantuah to Majority Leader

Former General Secretary for the Convention People's Party (CPP), Nana Yaa Jantuah, has asked the Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, to officially notify Ghanaians of his resignation if indeed he has resigned from his leadership...

VIDEO: Drama in Parliament as Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu refuses to take his original seat

Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has declined to take his seat on the right side of the Speaker of Parliament hours after resigning as Majority Leader.Instead, he chose to sit behind the new leadership...

Details of how an alleged meeting with Akufo-Addo led to Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu’s resignation as Majority Leader

Speculations surrounding an impending reshuffle in Parliament's Majority caucus leadership were rife earlier this week.According to the reports, the national executives of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) were advocating for this reshuffle, suggesting...

Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu informed Akufo-Addo of his decision to resign – Report

Reports have it that now former Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu informed President Akufo-Addo of his decision to step down from his role on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.Earlier this week, reports suggested an impending reshuffle...

Full list: Bawumia’s 24 member manifesto committee

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has unveiled a list of individuals who will constitute the party’s manifesto committee, ahead of the 2024 general elections.These set of people will steer the affairs of his manifesto....

“Bawumia’s Tap-and-Go bus monitoring system exposes Ghanaians to cyber fraud attacks – Software engineer

The Tap and Go Transport Service, which allows passengers to conveniently pay for their fares using a reloadable card, which can be tapped on designated devices installed on buses or rails, has proven to...

Ghana is doing far better than other countries; control your spending – Hawa Koomson

During a recent interview on Onua FM's morning show, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mavis Hawa Koomson, highlighted Ghana's relative economic stability compared to other countries, urging citizens to control their spending.Koomson pointed out...

Parliament to face total blackout over GHC23M ECG debt

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is contemplating disconnecting power supply to the Parliament of Ghana on Wednesday, February 21, over an unpaid debt exceeding GH₵23 million.This action is part of the ongoing “Operation...

A single room in Canada is over GHC 18k – Hawa Koomson ‘shuts’ critics of rent prices in Ghana

Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mavis Hawa Koomson, has defended Ghana’s rental prices amid increasing concerns about the high cost of living.During a recent interview on Onua FM’s morning show, Yɛn Nsɛmpa, hosted by Nana...

Ghanaian father of four gunned down in shocking Canada shooting

A 39-year-old Ghanaian, Adu Boakye, who recently relocated to Canada just three months ago, has been fatally shot in what authorities have confirmed as a random shooting incident.The shooting occurred in the North York...

I lied, Dr. Bawumia’s brother was not given 87% of cocoa roads contract – Kwabena Marfo of Neat FM

An on -air personality with Neat FM, Kwabena Marfo, has clarified that the previous assertion claiming that vice president, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia's brother, Abraham Bawumia, was awarded 87% of the cocoa roads contract was...

G-Met threatens to sue GACL, Civil Aviation Authority over $10M indebtedness

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (G-Met) has announced its intention to take legal action against the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) and the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) over a 10-million-dollar debt.The debt, which has...

You will stay in darkness unless you pay 50% of what you owe us – ECG to Accra Academy

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has noted that Accra Academy will remain disconnected until it meets certain conditions in line with the company's revenue collection efforts.ECG's External Communications Manager, Laila Abubakari, while engaging...

Former Northern Regional Communications Director for NPP, Abdul Latif, passes on

Issahaku Abdul Latif, the former Communications Director for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region, has passed away after a prolonged illness.He died on Monday afternoon at the Tamale Teaching Hospital...

See list of MPs in Bawumia’s 2024 campaign team

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has formally inaugurated his campaign team, comprising a diverse array of individuals from within the New Patriotic Party (NPP).The team, consisting of 41 members, includes a mix of political...

Use oil revenue to fund educational projects in your countries – Akufo-Addo charges African leaders

President Akufo-Addo has called on African leaders to allocate revenues from oil exploration and other extractive sector activities to fund education in their countries.He believes this is essential for closing the continent's education...

Amin Adam holds first meeting with Finance Ministry staff after appointment

The Minister for Finance-designate, Mohammed Amin Adam, on Monday, February 19, 2024, had an engagement with the staff of the ministry.Amin Adam, who was recently appointed by President Akufo-Addo, met with the leadership...

2024 elections will be held on Dec. 7 – EC declares despite resistance from SDA church

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that its proposal to change the date for general elections from December 7 to November may not be implemented this year.Deputy EC Chairman in charge of Corporate...

Reshuffle hits Majority Caucus; Afenyo-Markin to soon become leader – Reports

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has initiated a reshuffle within the leadership of the Majority Caucus in Parliament ahead of the upcoming December elections, according to reports.Effutu MP, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, the current Deputy Majority...

We worked with “only two fishes and five loaves” to ensure economic progress – Ofori-Atta

Outgoing Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has expressed his commitment to the prudent management of resources allocated during his tenure.He aimed to bolster economic growth, enhance social welfare, and facilitate infrastructural development.In a letter...

Akufo-Addo may have all the problems, but I’ll choose him over Bawumia – Fiifi Kwetey 

General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, has asserted that between President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the former is a better choice than the latter. Addressing a gathering...

Police on manhunt for NDC organiser for threats of war ahead of the 2024 elections

Constituency Organiser for Manhyia South, Alhaji Mustapha Alhasan for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has been declared wanted by the Ghana Police Service.This decision comes after a video circulated on social media showing...

He doesn’t want to hand over power – Okatakyie Afrifa explains Akufo-Addo’s absence at Bawumia’s lecture

A media personality, Okatakyie Afrifa, has claimed that President Akufo-Addo did not attend Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia's "New Chapter" lecture due to displeasure about relinquishing control over the New Patriotic Party (NPP), stemming from his...

Ministerial reshuffle is for the good people of Ghana, not myself – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has spoken about the motive behind his recent ministerial reshuffle, which comes at the tail end of his last term in office.Breaking away from his usual practice of maintaining ministers for...

LGBTQ members must be punished via community service, not prison – MP seconds Afenyo-Markin

The Chairman of the Constitutional, Legal, and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament, Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi, has lend his support to the objection to a specific provision in the anti-LGBTQ bill that could lead to the...

I will win 2024 elections with $100m – Hassan Ayariga

Leader and founder of the All People's Congress (APC) and a former presidential candidate for the People's National Convention (PNC) Hassan Ayariga, has announced that his party is aiming to secure a budget of...

Akufo-Addo doesn’t listen, he promoted Ofori-Atta when we wanted him out – Sam George

Ningo-Prampram MP, Samuel Nartey George, has criticized President Akufo-Addo's recent reshuffle, suggesting that it indicates a disconnection from the sentiments of the Ghanaian populace.Mr. George contends that the President disregarded the public's calls...

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