POLITICS

Four More For Nana Was A Suicidal Theme – NDC’s Hajia Mariam Dzifa

As a concern citizen and patriotic Ghanaian, a former parliamentary aspirant on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC for the constituents of Amasaman, Hajia Mariam Ibrahim Dzifa has described the ruling NPP’s slogan ahead of the 2020 election as a suicidal theme. According to the NDC stalwart, she’s left with no option than to be forced out ...

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Fanteakwa South MP Hands Over 4 Unit Apartment And Motorbikes To GES & GHS, Promises Nursing School

The member of parliament for fanteakwa south constituency in the eastern region, Hon. Kofi Okyere Agyekum popularly known in the political phase as Arafat, has handed over a completed 4 unit teachers apartment to the district’s level of the Ghana Education Service, GES. The ultramodern facility which was began and funded by the member of parliament after winning the NPP ...

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Haul Sammy Gyamfi before Privileges Committee – Former MP

The immediate past Chairman for Parliamentary Select Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Ben Abdallah Banda, has chastised the Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for disrespecting and slandering the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin. The former Member of Parliament for Offinso South described Sammy Gyamfi’s comments as unfortunate and incautious and stressed that it indicts the Speaker ...

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Parliament approves Hawa Koomson, Afriyie Akoto and Oppong-Nkrumah

Controversial Mavis Hawa Koomson is now minister-designate for Fisheries and Aquaculture, meaning she could take her oath of office soon – unless the president himself sacks her. This follows the Parliament of Ghana’s approving of the minister-nominee by 161 secret ballots in her favour (60.67 per cent). Nominees Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto and Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah who had earlier been rejected by the ...

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Election Petition: Supreme Court decides on Mahama, EC and Akufo-Addo case

Ghana’s Supreme Court will today, March 4, deliver judgement in the much-awaited Election 2020 Petition trial. The seven-member panel, presided over by Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah, had asked lawyers for the parties in the case to file their closing written addresses. Lawyers for the Petitioner (former President John Dramani Mahama), first Respondent (the Electoral Commission), and the Second Respondent ...

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Prominent personalities who have ‘flogged’ Hawa Koomson over poor showing

Minutes into Mavis Hawa Koomson’s appearance before Parliament’s Appointments Committee, the Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministry-nominee started gaining traction over social media for her performance relative to her difficulty to answer questions and outline policy direction. That traction continued throughout the sitting as Hawa Koomson topped Twitter trends and became the subject of trolls and exchanges between critics and defenders. An ...

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How Hawa Koomson’s Parliament showdown photo has become a preferred meme for aggression

A chaotic scene reminiscent of a kindergarten classroom clash. Hard-earned reputations tattered and thrown in the mud; distinguished lawmakers damn all the consequences there is and blatantly break laws in a house where laws are made. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, a female member of one side of the house is pushed off her seat by a male opponent. Hawa Koomson, a colleague, ...

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We won’t withdraw petition – Amaliba responds to NDC calls

A member of the communications team of John Mahama’s election petition, Abraham Amaliba, has said Mr. Mahama will not withdraw the petition despite numerous calls by supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He reiterated that they will keep fighting to avert future occurrences so that the “errors” by the Electoral Commission will not repeat itself. Mr. Mahama filed a ...

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Reappoint Hon. Kojo Ofori Safo As Our MCE – Chiefs And Elders Of Abuakwa South Plead

After 2 years of the appointment of Hon. Kojo Ofori-Safo as the Municipal chief executive for Abuakwa South Municipal Assembly, home of the president, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, citizens and residents of the municipality have appreciated the enormous developmental projects in the municipality. For this reason, Chiefs and Elders of Akyem Abuakwa South Municipality in the Eastern Region of ...

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Assembly Members Vow To Reject The Re-nomination Of Fanteakwa South DCE

About two thirds of the current Assembly members in the fanteakwa south district in the eastern region have registered their displeasure to the attempt to renominate the incumbent District Chief Executive, Hon. kwasi Ntori Adjabeng for his second term as DCE. According to concerned Assembly members, the second tenure of office of the DCE would be disastrous, in that the ...

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