Politics

  • Ibrahim Mahama fights bauxite case
    Exton Cubic Group Limited has been prevented by the Kumasi Human Rights Court 2 from claiming compensation from the government. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics2 hours ago
  • Endorsement Purchases Rock NPP Elections?
    Information stumbled upon indicates that there is a sharp division among some regional executives of the New Patriotic Party as to whether some gifts coming from some aspirants to seek favors should be received or not. The supposed gifts accor ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics18 hours ago
  • NPP Vice Chair Fêtes Widows, Orphans On Eid-Ul-Fitr
    The second vice chairperson of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Northern Region, Felicia Tetteh has donated food items to Tears of Widows in Tamale. The food items included 10 bags of rice, 10 bags of maize, six gallons of cooking oil an several o ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics18 hours ago
  • ‘Mahama lacks understanding’; Bawumia responds t...
    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has hit back at former President John Mahama concerning his tweet on the cedi’s depreciation. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics19 hours ago
  • NPP Vice Chair gives to widows, orphans on Eid-Ul-Fitr
    ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics20 hours ago
  • Ghana Card: Minority Running From Clean, Accurate Data Gathe...
    Ledzokuku MP, Dr. Okoe Boye has ascribed the Minority in Parliament 39;s opposition of the Ghana Card registration to a fear of essentially seeing a ldquo;clean rdquo; national register. ldquo;The fear of the Minority is that hellip; they know ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics23 hours ago
  • NDC Set To Hold Constituency Elections
    Mr Lawrence Paa Nii Lamptey, Effutu Constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress has called on delegates to vote for creditable, disciplined and focus people who can lead the party to win 2020 elections. Mr Lamptey made the call in an ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics23 hours ago
  • Bagbin Says Ghanaian Muslims Are World Best Ambassadors
    Mr Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament and leading contender for the Flagbearership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC),has described Ghanaian Muslims as world best Islamic Ambassadors. In a reverently couched ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics1 day ago
  • Mahama: ‘Some Said We Don’t Eat Hospitals’
    Former President John Dramani Mahama views the recent discussion over the no-beds syndrome as a rallying point to improve access to healthcare infrastructure. In a tweet, Mr. Mahama described the death of a 70-year-old man, Anthony Opoku-Ac ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics2 days ago
  • Ghana Cards Of Minority MPs Circulating On Social Media Fak...
    The National identity cards bearing the details of some Minority Members of Parliament are fake, Myjonyonline.com has learnt. The photos popped up on social media Saturday and have since set a section of the public ablaze considering the co ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics2 days ago
  • Ghana cards of Minority MPs fake
    The National identity cards bearing the details of some Minority Members of Parliament are fake, Myjonyonline.com has learnt. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics2 days ago
  • NPP Should Parade Visionary Leaders For Victory 2020
    Mr Richard Ahiagbah, a Policy Analyst has launched a campaign to contest the position of National General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Ho with a call on delegates to elect visionary leaders for the Party 39;s victory in 2020. H ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics2 days ago
  • Integrity, Hard Work Should Be Your Fortress–NDC Aspir...
    A flagbearer aspirant of the opposition National Democratic Congress has called on all Muslims to carry a badge of honour and integrity whilst working towards the development of the country. In an Eid-al-Fitr message, Nurideen Iddrisu says Muslims ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • Western Region NPP Endorsed Sammy Awuku
    The executives and members of the Western Regional Branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have declared their support for the candidature of Sammy Awuku as the person to handle the office of the National Organizer for the party. Mr Sammy Awuku, w ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • Odekro: Absentee MPs Cost Taxpayer ¢1.4m In 2017
    Civil Society Group Odekro has issued a damning report on how absenteeism by parliamentarians has cost the taxpayer cent;1.4 million in the last year. According to the 54-paged reports, 54 Members of Parliament (MPs) during the time absent ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • Let integrity, hard work be your fortress- NDC flagbearer as...
    A flagbearer aspirant of the opposition National Democratic Congress has called on all Muslims to carry a badge of honour and integrity whilst working towards the development of the country. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics3 days ago
  • ‘NDC Unity Walk’ Was A Thorn In NPP Flesh’...
    Despite criticism by some party members that the lsquo;Unity Walk rsquo; was not the solution to predicaments of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the organisers say it was a continuous problem to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). Accord ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • New Port directive: NACOB, Nat’l Security rather empo...
    The spokesperson to the Vice President has debunked fears that NACOB and National Security have been excluded from the joint inspection team at the ports. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics3 days ago
  • Gov’t committed to welfare of Muslim communities â...
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the Muslim community in Ghana that his government remains committed to their welfare. According to President Akufo-Addo, at last year’s Eid, he pledged the establishment of the Zongo Development Fund to help cater for the development needs of the Zongo communities, as promised… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics3 days ago
  • ‘Unity Walk’ was thorn in NPP flesh; NDC hints ...
    Organisers of the National Democratic Congress' (NDC) ‘Unity Walk’ project say it was a continuous problem to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics3 days ago
  • On Cedi Depreciation: ‘Karma Is A Bitch’…....
    The New Patriotic Party(NPP) government has offered sympathy to businesses hurting from the cedi 39;s depreciation but the Minority in Parliament has offered a playback of NPP criticisms in opposition saying it is coming back to haunt it. Deputy ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • Prof. Mate-Kole Wants Parliament To Expedite Action On Agin...
    Founding Director for the Center for Ageing Studies at the University of Ghana Professor Charles Mate-Kole has called on Parliament to pass the ageing policy Bill into law immediately. According to him, although the Bill has been in Parliament for ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • NDC Worked For Others During Mahama’s Regime
    The controversy sparked by Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, with assertion that former President Mahama 39;s government had been an 39;Animal Farm 39; in which NDC faithful sacrificed while outsiders benefite ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • NPP Tells Muslims To Pray For Nana, Bawumia
    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on Muslims across the country not to cease praying for President Nana Akufo-Addo and his Vice, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, even as they mark end of the month-long fasting and prayer period. The governing party sa ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • Research Indicates The Trust People Have In African Politica...
    A research has shown that there was an increase in support for multiparty democracy in Africa between 2002 and 2015. According to a finding by Afrobarometer, majority of Africans say they feel close to a political party and believe that multiple p ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • NPP Appeals To Muslims To Pray For Government
    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has urged Muslims in the country to pray for the New Patriotic Party government and the president, Nana Akufo-Addo to enable the government to deliver its promises to Ghanaians as they celebrate this year rsquo;s Eid- ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • Odekro Report Reveals 54 MPs Were Absent Without Permission
    A report on the attendance of Parliamentarians has cited 54 Members of Parliament who exceeded the number of times a legislator can be without permission at the 3rd sitting of the House The Minister for Education and Member of Parliament fo ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • ‘Karma is a bitch’ – Ato Forson tells Bawu...
    The government has offered sympathy to businesses hurting from the cedi's depreciation but the Minority has offered a playback of NPP criticisms in opposition saying it is coming back to haunt it. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics3 days ago
  • Pray for Nana, Bawumia – NPP to Muslims
    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on Muslims across the country not to cease praying for President Nana Akufo-Addo and his Vice, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics3 days ago
  • Absentee MPs cost taxpayer ¢1.4m in 2017 – Odekro
    Civil Society Group Odekro has issued a damning report on how parliamentarians absenteeism has cos the taxpayer ¢1.4 million in the last year. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics4 days ago
  • Npp Polls – Western Region Executives Endorses Sammy A...
    The Western Regional branch of the ruling New Patriotic Party has endorsed Sammi Awuku as the next National Organiser of the party in the upcoming National Delegates Congress from 6-8 July, 2018 at Sunyani. Addressing a press conference at ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • NPP Will Rig 2020 Elections With Ghana Card
    National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP), for Juaboso, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh has disclosed that the minority in Parliament is not partaking in the ongoing registration of MPs for the Ghana Card because they think the Ghana Card i ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • Minority Faults Parliament In Approving Voter ID Exclusion L...
    The Minority says Parliament erred in approving an amendment to the National Identification Registration law last year. The law excluded the Voters 39; ID card in the list of identification tools to be accepted during registration for the Ghana c ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • Togo Unrest: Ghana, Guinea Unite Effort To Bring Peace
    Guinean leader, Alpha Conde, has made a day rsquo;s visit to Ghana, to confer with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on the political situation in Togo. Their discussions were held behind closed doors but believed to have centred on speeding ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • Parliament erred in approving Voter ID exclusion law â€...
    The Minority say Parliament erred in approving an amendment to the National Identification Authority (NIA) law last year. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics4 days ago
  • Prof. Attafuah, NIA Dragged To Supreme Court
    The Minority caucus in Parliament is set to file processes at the Supreme Court for an interpretation on the use of the voters 39; ID card as proof of nationality and registration for the Ghana card. The leader of the Minority side, Haruna Iddris ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • Develop plan for self-sufficient Ghana – Akufo-Addo to GB...
    President  Akufo-Addo has charged a thirteen-member committee responsible for developing a Ghana Beyond Aid Charter to ensure that they will develop a policy document that will put Ghana on a path to financial self sufficiency. Addressing the committee after its inauguration at a ceremony at the Jubilee House, President Akufo-Addo… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics4 days ago
  • Kelni GVG complete installation of servers for telco revenue...
    Kelni GVG has completed installing its servers at the various data centres of mobile networks for the implementation of the revenue monitoring Common Platform. A statement by the Communication Ministry stated that “Physical installation of servers has been completed at various data centres of all the MNOs [Mobile Network Operators] and… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics4 days ago
  • Ghana Beyond Aid: Akufo-Addo inaugurates 13-member committee...
    Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday inaugurated a 13-member committee to develop a Charter for the ‘Ghana beyond Aid’ vision of his administration. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics4 days ago
  • Togo unrest: Ghana, Guinea unite effort to bring peace
    Guinean leader, Alpha Conde, has made a day’s visit to Ghana, to confer with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on the political situation in Togo. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics4 days ago
  • Gov’t can’t locate $178m Kelni GVG docs â€...
    President of Think Tank, IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has alleged that government cannot locate documents covering the $178 million Kelni GVG contract. According to Mr. Cudjoe, in a response to a request for documents covering the controversial deal, the Communications Ministry said “Please we have been ‘searching’ for the documents… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics5 days ago
  • Defamation: Asenso sues A-Plus for ¢20m
    The president's deputy Chief of Staff Asenso Boakye has sued entertainer-turned-political activist Kwame Asare Obeng also known as A-Plus for ¢20m cedis for defamation. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • NIA sued over Voter ID exclusion in Ghana Card registration
    A group calling itself the Strategic Thinkers Network Africa has sued the National Identification Authority over a decision to exclude the Voters ID as proof of citizenship. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • Beg Agyapong? It won’t happen – Baako taunts â...
    The editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper says if Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong has any damning information about him and Anas Aremeyaw Anas as he claims, he should make them public. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • Bantama MP: My constituency benefited from $1M-1 Constituenc...
    Bantama MP, Daniel Okyem Aboagye, has dismissed claims that the government has failed to deliver on its $1Million per constituency promise. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • Speaker Seeks To Criminalize ‘No Bed Syndrome’
    The Speaker of Parliament has tasked parliamentarians to formulate a new law that will make it criminal for health personnel to turn away patients over lack of beds. ldquo;No medical person shall refuse to attend to a person in an emergency situa ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Sacked BOST MD Thanks Akufo-Addo For The Opportunity
    The CEO of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation company Alfred Obeng who was sacked last week by the President says he accepts the decision. In a statement copied to Myjoyonline.com, the first ever since his shocking dismissal, he thanked the P ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Free Zones Rubbishes Claims That ‘Sammy Awuku’s ...
    The Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) has denied a publication in The Palaver newspaper claiming that the wife of New Patriotic Party (NPP) youth organizer, Sammy Awuku, has been granted suspicious contracts by the Authority. In a rejoinder to the ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • RTI Action Campaign Opposes Portions Of Bill
    The Right to Information (RTI) Action Campaign has kicked against some portions of the RTI Bill, currently before Parliament. According to the Campaign, passing the Bill into law with clauses such as 13, which provides a blanket exemption, inconsi ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Ghana-Guinea Unite To Help Restore Political Order In Togo
    Guinean leader Alpha Conde, has made a day 39;s visit to Ghana, to confer with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on the political situation in Togo. Their discussions were held behind closed doors but believed to have centred on speeding up ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Reverse heartbreaking suspension of presidential staffer â...
    A Lawyer and Accounting Professor Stephen Kwaku Asare is unhappy with the chief of staff’s decision to suspend a presidential staffer over a Facebook comment, describing the development as “a sad spectacle.â€� Dr Louise Carol Serwaa Donkor is serving a 30-day suspension following controversial comments about foot soldiers. In a response… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics5 days ago
  • Fighting Corruption: To Name, Shame And Jail Won’t Sol...
    The Head Pastor, United Pentecost Church International (UPCI), Sakumono Assembly, says arresting and shaming corrupt officials are not the solution to corruption since criminals have seared conscience. Reverend Bright Owiredu says 39;until Jesus ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Free Zones Board denies publication claiming ‘Sammy Aw...
    The GFZA has denied a publication in The Palaver newspaper claiming that the wife of NPP youth organizer, Sammy Awuku, has been granted suspicious contracts. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • I accept your decision in good faith – sacked BOST CE...
    The CEO of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation company Alfred Obeng who was sacked last week by the president says he accepts the decision. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • Speaker wants ‘no bed syndrome’ criminalized
    The Speaker of Parliament has tasked parliamentarians to formulate a new law that will make it criminal for health personnel to turn away patients over lack of beds. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics6 days ago
  • Irate NDC Group Descends On Ade Coker
    A group of National Democratic Congress (NDC) members from three constituencies within the Greater Accra region have gathered at the party 39;s Accra office to protest the conduct and actions of some regional officers. The group is accusing the r ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • Controversial Facebook Post By Dr. Louise Carol Costs Her Jo...
    The Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, has directed a 30-day suspension of Dr. Louise Carol Serwaa Donkor over a recent comment she made on Facebook, which has been described as offensive by some members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NP ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • Communication Analyst at Presidency suspended over unsavory ...
    Policy and Communications Analyst at the Presidency, Dr. Louise Carol Serwaa Donkor, has been suspended. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics6 days ago
  • Presidential staffer Carol suspended over foot soldier comme...
    Presidential staffer Louise Carol Serwaa Donkor has been suspended by the Presidency following her controversial comments about foot soldiers. She has also been directed by the Chief of Staff Akosua Frema Opare to apologise for the comment. In a response to a post about not dealing with foot soldiers, Serwaa… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • Presidential staffer Carol suspended over foot soldier comme...
    Presidential staffer Louise Carol Serwaa Donkor has been suspended by the Presidency following her controversial comments about foot soldiers. She has also been directed by the Chief of Staff Akosua Frema Opare to apologise for the comment. In a response to a post about not dealing with foot soldiers, Serwaa… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • EOCO Probes GEPA Boss Over Corruption Allegations
    The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has officially taken over the alleged corruption scandal at the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA). It has consequently extended an invitation to the sacked Chief Executive Officer (CEO) o ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • NDC group storms party office; accuse Ade Coker of manipulat...
    A group of National Democratic Congress (NDC) members from three constituencies within the Greater Accra region have gathered at the party’s Accra office to protest the conduct and actions of some regional officers. The group is accusing the regional Chairman Ade Coker of manipulating the constituency elections across the region… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • NDC group storms party office; accuse Ade Coker of manipulat...
    A group of National Democratic Congress (NDC) members from three constituencies within the Greater Accra region have gathered at the party’s Accra office to protest the conduct and actions of some regional officers. The group is accusing the regional Chairman Ade Coker of manipulating the constituency elections across the region… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • NDC group storms party office; accuse Ade Coker of manipulat...
    A group of National Democratic Congress (NDC) members from three constituencies within the Greater Accra region have gathered at the party’s Accra office to protest the conduct and actions of some regional officers. The group is accusing the regional Chairman Ade Coker of manipulating the constituency elections across the region… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • EOCO probes GEPA Boss
    The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has officially taken over the alleged corruption scandal at the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA). ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics6 days ago
  • Rawlings Claims NDC Minister Grabbed US$3m Mansions
    Former President Jerry John Rawlings has stated that a minister who served in the erstwhile Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) bought two mansions worth $3 million from a property owner in Accra. Mr. Rawlings, the NDC 39;s founder, sai ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • Mahama gov’t was an animal farm administration â€...
    Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, has described former President John Dramani Mahama’s administration as an Animal farm government. He said in his ‘Animal Farm,’ administration, ‘monkeys were working, while baboons chopped.’ “That is why you had unknown people appearing from nowhere and getting top appointments. While… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • Bagbin: Mahama’s Gov’t Was An Animal Farm Admini...
    Mr Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament has described former President John Dramani Mahama 39;s administration as an Animal farm government. He said in his 39;Animal Farm, 39; administration, 39;monkeys w ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • I Kept Quiet To Save Gov’t Embarrassment–Sacked ...
    The CEO of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) who has been silent since her dismissal says she did so to save the government rsquo;s face. According to Gifty Kleman, speaking about circumstances surrounding her dismissal would have been e ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • Minority In Parliament To Hit Streets Over Ghana Card
    The Minority in Parliament has threatened to stage a demonstration to protest the National Identification Authority 39;s quest to accept only passports and birth certificates as identification forms for the registration and instant issuance of the G ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
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