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483 days to go – Mahama countdown to 2024 election

Immediate past President John Dramani Mahama has emphasized the importance of safeguarding constitutional governance, describing it as "the best" form of governance. The former president conveyed this message through a Facebook post on August...

Video: Akua Donkor clings to Akufo-Addo at NPP rally in Assin North

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo made a highly anticipated appearance at the final rally of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Assin North on June 25, ahead of the upcoming by-election scheduled for June...

Bawumia as flagbearer will remove NPP Akan party tag – Nana Akomea

Managing Director of the State Transport Company, Nana Akomea has provided compelling justifications for the election of Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia as the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Mr Akomea asserts that...

Kumawu: Moment Chairman Wontumi went down his knees to appeal for votes

The tension is getting high in Kumawu as the by-election draws nigh.Bigwigs of the two major political parties; the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress have visited the Kumawu constituency to interact...

Where was ‘Aduro Me So’ when Bawumia was in the witness box to fight for NPP – MP takes a dig at Alan, Co

Member of parliament for  Effiduase-Asokore Constituency, Dr. Ayew Afriyie has charged faithfuls of the New Patriotic Party to reward aspiring flagbearer Dr Mahamudu Bawumia for his gallant stewardship when the party was in opposition....

‘Ostracised’ Anyidoho says he will vote in upcoming NDC primaries

Former Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, has stated that the party's National Chairman, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, cannot prevent him from casting his vote in the upcoming presidential and...

We are broke, NDC MPs bleeding – Dafeamekpor

In a recent interview granted by the Member of Parliament for South Dayi, Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor, revealed the mounting pressure that some National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs are facing ahead of the upcoming primaries on...

Bawumia officially declares Presidential ambition

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has begun engaging key stakeholders of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to inform them about his intention to run for the presidency, DGN Online can report.He has informed...

Sir John had a Chinese gang operating on his behalf – Prof Frimpong – Boateng

Former Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof Frimpong Boateng, has disclosed that former Forestry Commission boss, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John was involved in galamsey. According to the Professor, the...

Claims I’m not eligible to contest Keta seat borne from vendetta – Kojo Jones

A parliamentary candidate hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Keta constituency, Dr. Emmanuel Jones-Mensah, dismissed claims that he is not eligible to contest the seat.He, however, has stated that he...

How the NPP ousted Mahama in 2016 – Ken Agyapong reveals top secret

Kennedy Agyapong, a member of parliament for Assin Central, has explained how the New Patriotic Party (NPP) managed to defeat all odds and win the 2016 presidential election.He claimed that, in contrast to the...

“Dog meals” for SHS students comment – Mahama challenges media to fact check

Former President and NDC flag bearer hopeful John Dramani Mahama is charging the media to fact check his comment about poor feeding of Senior High School students.The former President faced heavy backlash from the...

Stop recruiting nonentities as polling agents – Afari-Gyan to political parties

Former commissioner of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan has cautioned political parties to refrain from recruiting "nonentities" as polling agents.According to him, it is important for political parties to rely on...

I’m the only one who can win 80% of votes from Ashanti Region, reduce NDC’s strength in Volta – Alan

New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential hopeful, Alan Kyerematen has made a strong case for the delegates of the party to choose him as their candidate for the 2024 elections.Speaking in an interview on Angel...

NDC is not fragmented at all; we are a very united party – Asiedu Nketia

Contrary to claims that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is divided following the reshuffle of its Leadership in Parliament, National Chairman for the party, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, says the party is united.According to...

Asiedu Nketiah draws Bagbin into reasons for Minority reshuffle

National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has given another reason for which the party reshuffled its leadership in Parliament.Having earlier defended the decision to ring the changes amid the...

‘Volta Region is where saviours of the nation come from’ – Fifi Kwetey declares

Fifi Kwetey, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described the Volta Region as the part of Ghana where saviours of the nation come from.“Volta is the region, where saviours of the...

Koku Anyidoho visits late Prof. Atta Mills’ grave

The Former Communications Director at the Presidency under John Evans Atta Mills has visited the tomb of the late Ghanaian leader with wreaths to wish him a happy new year.Koku Anyidoho, in a video,...

NDC elections: Potential injunction cases being dealt with – Alex Segbefia

As delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) prepare to converge at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday to elect their new crop of leaders, a leading member of the NDC planning committee has...

LIVESTREAMING: Sammy Gyamfi talks about Airport Hills mansion, others

National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress, Sammy Gyamfi, is reacting to some allegations levelled against him as the party seeks to elect its national executives.Sammy Gyami is alleged to own a mansion...

Alan Kyerematen’s campaign song pops up at Kufuor’s 84th birthday bash

In order to improve his chances of leading the New Patriotic Party (NPP) as flagbearer into the 2012 general elections, Alan Kyerematen's campaign wrote a song during the 2010 NPP Primaries.Mr Kyeremeten would eventually...

How I thwarted Togolese voters, secured Volta for Akufo-Addo in 2016 – Dismissed Adorye speaks

A former National Security Ministry official, Hopeson Adorye, has recounted some key contributions he made for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) following his dismissal from his post at the National Security.Lamented the circumstances under...

Ntim inaugurates NPP National Council Committees

The National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Stephen Ayensu Ntim, on Tuesday, 22nd November 2022, inaugurated the various Standing and Ad-hoc Committees of the party’s National Council.The said solemn event came off...

I’ve been to court 70 times because my party folks leaked a private discussion to NPP – NDC National Chairman

The Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, says elements within his own party are behind his leaked audio tape, based on which he is currently standing trial.Speaking in a...

Next big protest to hit Akufo-Addo will be from NPP youth – A Plus warns

Media personality, A Plus, has warned that the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo-led government must brace up for a massive protest.He adds that the protest will incidentally come from within the governing New Patriotic Party's...

2022 World Cup: South Korea names Heung-min Son to final squad for tournament

Son Heung-min, a forward for Tottenham, has been added to South Korea's 26-man World Cup squad after the player declared himself fit.The squad was announced by Paulo Bento former coach of Portugal. He also...

‘I have been a former political prisoner on four different occasions’ – Sam Okudzeto

Veteran lawyer, Sam Okudzeto, has recalled the several times he has been a victim of political incarceration.Making this known during a donation to the inmates at the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons by his firm,...

World Cup 2022: Awarding Qatar the tournament was a mistake – Sepp Blatter

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter says the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was a “mistake”.Blatter, 86, was president of world football’s governing body when Qatar was awarded the tournament in...

2024 elections: Dr Kwabena Duffour formally declares interest in NDC flagbearership

Former Finance Minister Dr Kwabena Duffuor has made it official that he will be seeking to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as its flagbearer in the 2024 election.It had been in the rumour...

NDC Polls: The wisdom of Solomon has nothing to do with the age of Methuselah – Otokunor

Dr. Peter Boamah Otokunor, the Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has expressed confidence in his bid to become the party’s next General Secretary.Explaining why he is a stronger contender in...

Akufo-Addo should be commissioning projects not cutting sod – Evans Amoo

An aspiring Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Evans Amoo, has called out President Akufo-Addo for being unable to churn out several developmental projects.According to Mr Amoo, rather than commissioning...

NDC 2024: I want John Mahama to go – Joshua Alabi

One of the main contenders in the main opposition race for the 2020 National Democratic Congress' (NDC) flagbearership race is urging his supporters to rally behind former president John Dramani Mahama for the position...

Threats to vote against NPP in 2024 don’t frighten me – Akufo-Addo declares

President Akufo-Addo has proclaimed that he is unperturbed by threats of electoral consequences by some supporters of the New Patriotic Party, NPP.He is of the view that not everyone will vote for a particular...

NYC congressional candidate Mike Itkis releases sex tape to promote ‘sex positive approach’

Manhattan congressional candidate Mike Itkis released a sex tape this week in a bizarre move to demonstrate his commitment to his “sex positive approach.”A 53-year-old cybersecurity expert, Itkis is an independent candidate running in New York’s...

Ketu South NDC backs Fifi Kwetey’s General Secretary bid

Some members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Ketu South have backed the General Secretary bid of their former Member of Parliament (MP), Mr Fifi Fiavi Kwetey.Mr Kwetey, a former Minister of Food...

Anyidoho launches ‘attack’ on Asiedu Nketiah over NDC chairmanship bid

Founder and CEO of the Atta-Mills Institute, Samuel Koku Anyidoho, has stated that the current General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Asiedu Nketiah, is unfit to be the chairman of the opposition...

2024 polls: Alan will beat Mahama by 54% – Hopeson Adorye

Former New Patriotic Party parliamentary candidate for Kpone Katamanso, Hopeson Adorye, has stated that Alan Kyerematen and former President John Dramani Mahama will lead the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress respectively...

NDC express concerns over alleged $100 million missing oil money

The Minority called the development a major worry in a statement released on Thursday.The Minority in Parliament claims that more than in oil revenue from Ghana has vanished.In a statement issued on Thursday, the...

Alhaji Hindu Abdallah: I support Bawumia because he is competent says former Alan coordinator

A pro-Alan member, Alhaji Hindu Abdallah says that after Bawumia formally declares his political aspirations, he will run a campaign for him.Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is being supported by Alhaji Hindu Abdallah, a well-known...

Every projectile or bomb that strikes a target in Ukraine hits our pockets – Akufo-Addo tells UN

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has emphasized the negative effects of the Russia-Ukraine war on the world economy, particularly for African nations.According to the president, the conflict, which broke out in...

NPP outspent us in the 2020 General Elections – Afriyie Ankrah

Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, a candidate for the position of General Secretary in the National Democratic Congress (NDC), claimed that the current New Patriotic Party (NPP) won the 2020 General Election because they spent a...

How NDC appointees bought 361 state cars valued at $110m for $3m

The Bono Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party(NPP), Kwame Baffoe, alias Abronye DC, has revealed how several state-owned vehicles were purchased at a discount by former National Democratic Congress (NDC)government officials as...

Developing Ghana into business hub of West Africa, my priority – Kennedy Agyapong

A Member of Parliament representing Assin Central Constituency, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, has promised to transform Ghana into the economic center of West Africa when given the opportunity to lead the country.He asserted that one...

Economic crunch: Is a new wife Akufo-Addo’s top priority? – Sam George mocks

A member of parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam Nartey George, has ridiculed President Akufo-Addo over his jovial plan to wed a new wife, especially one from the Volta region.President Akufo-Addo disclosed this in an...

Ghana ranked 4th in Sub-Saharan Africa with highest private savings

Ghana is ranked 4th in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with the highest private savings, a report by the International Monetary Fund on “Private Savings and COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa’ by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)”...

NDC’s Elvis Afriyie Ankrah electrifies North East Region at Walewale rally

National Democratic Congress (NDC) General Secretary hopeful, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, has rallied the youth of the party towards a unity of purpose agenda to secure victory in the 2024 general elections.He charged the atmosphere...

Aisha Huang: Akufo-Addo will soon say he’s unaware he’s president – Otokunor mocks

Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress(NDC), Peter Boamah Otokunor, has lampooned President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over his recent comment on Chinese galamsey kingpin, Aisha Huang.President Akufo-Addo, it will be recalled, stated...

Government should set a committee to look into Mahama’s emolument claims – Allotey Jacobs

Social commentator, Bernard Allotey Jacobs has called President Akufo-Addo to appoint a commission to investigate charges made by former President John Dramani Mahama that he has not been receiving his full retirement benefits.In an...

Mahama has still not recovered from the whipping I gave him in 2016 and 2020 – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that former President John Dramani Mahama is still pained for losing twice to him in the general elections.He said the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)...

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