Politics

  • Arrest Criminal Youth Who Chased Out TTH CEO – NPP Youth W...
    The National Youth Wing of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has condemned the pro-NPP youth groups whose members forced the Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Dr. David Kolbila, out of his office. A group calling itsel ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics44 mins ago
  • Police Post To Be Built At Tamale Hospital Following Attacks...
    Government says it will mount a 24-hour surveillance on the Tamale Teaching Hospital to avert another takeover from vigilante groups. Northern Region Minister Salifu Saeed after a meeting Tuesday said his outfit will in the coming days put up a po ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics15 hours ago
  • Tamale hospital attacks: Gov’t to build police post to...
    Government says it will mount a 24 hour surveillance on the Tamale Teaching Hospital to avert another takeover from vigilante groups. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics17 hours ago
  • Former BOST MD given rousing welcome home
    Residents of Bibiani on Saturday, August 11, 2018 expressed their anger at the removal of former MD of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST), Mr. Alfred Obeng about two months ago. During his first homecoming after his removal from office in June, Mr. Obeng was received by the teeming… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics18 hours ago
  • Dzifa Attivor Joins Volta NDC Race
    Information reaching DAILY GUIDE indicates that the race for the leader of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region, the stronghold of the party, is going to be a real battle between Dzifa Aku Attivor and the incumbent ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics18 hours ago
  • ‘Mahama Will Lose A Thousand Times’ – Owusu Bempah Dec...
    Controversial preacher, prophet Isaac Owusu Bempah has admonished the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to not to choose former president John Dramani Mahama as its presidential candidate for the 2020 polls. According to him, th ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics18 hours ago
  • Ten years of politics of intellectualism; the Bawumia journe...
    Today marks exactly 10 years of Vice President Dr. Bawumia’s journey in the politics of Ghana. This piece is therefore an overview of his politics thus far. The contention on who would partner the then NPP Presidential candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo for the 2008 General Elections had reached the rooftop. Prominent… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics18 hours ago
  • Group that chased TTH CEO, locked offices not Kandahar boys ...
    The MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon has said the youth that attacked the administrative offices of the Tamale Teaching Hospital is not an NPP group as reported. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics20 hours ago
  • Amaliba: I’ll Choose To Join Al-Qaeda Over NPP
    A member of the National Democratic Congress rsquo; legal team, Abraham Amaliba, has said he can never be convinced to join the New Patriotic Party irrespective of what the party will achieve under President Akufo-Addo. He said ldquo; ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics21 hours ago
  • Abronye’s Communications Boycott ‘Political Suicide’ ...
    Brong Ahafo Regional Communications Director of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Seth Asare Bediako has called on the party rsquo;s leadership to intervene in the decision made by the Brong Ahafo Regional First Vice Chairman of the party, Kwa ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics21 hours ago
  • Sly Mensah takes campaign to Northern and Upper West Regions
    NDC presidential hopeful, Sylvester Mensah, has called on the overlord of Mamprugu and his elders, to officially inform them of his intention to lead the party. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics23 hours ago
  • NPP Toying With Mahama’s Solid Foundation
    A Former Transport Minister and Aspirant for the Volta Region rsquo;s National Democratic Congress (NDC) Chairmanship race, Dzifa Attivor, cannot envision a Ghana led by President Nana Akufo-Addo beyond 2020. This is due to what she described as t ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics24 hours ago
  • Declare seats of absentee MPs vacant – Group petition...
    Economic Fighters Group has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament demanding that he declares the seats of 54 notorious absentee Legislators vacant. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics1 day ago
  • Offices Locked Up By Vigilante Group At Tamale Hospital To B...
    The Tamale Police say they will take steps to open the administrative offices of the Tamale Teaching Hospital with or without the keys said to be in the custody of a vigilante group affiliated to the governing New Patriotic Party. Northern Region ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics1 day ago
  • Tamale police vow to force open TTH offices locked by vigila...
    The Tamale Police say they will take steps to open the administrative offices of the Tamale Teaching Hospital with or without the keys said to be in the custody of a vigilante group affiliated to the governing New Patriotic Party. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics1 day ago
  • Nana Addo Is Not Learning – Abraham Amaliba
    Member of the National Democratic Congress rsquo; (NDC) legal team, Mr. Abraham Amaliba, has discounted President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s assertions that he is delivering on the promises he made to Ghanaians. According to him, President Akufo-Ad ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics2 days ago
  • Auditor-General Demands Refund Of Missing 500k Common Fund
    The Auditor-General has cited nine assemblies in the Brong Ahafo Region that spent about GH cent;500,000 of the District Assemblies rsquo; Common Fund (DACF) on goods and services but cannot provide receipts. The 2017 Auditor-General rsquo; ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics2 days ago
  • JJ Rawlings Mourns NDC’s Alhaji Gado
    Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Saturday joined hundreds of mourners to bid farewell to Alhaji Gado Sulemana, a leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at a ceremony in Asawase, Kumasi. Alhaji Gado Sulemana until hi ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics2 days ago
  • Rawlings mourns Alhaji Gado in Kumasi
    Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Saturday joined hundreds of mourners to bid farewell to Alhaji Gado Sulemana, a leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at a ceremony in Asawase, Kumasi. Alhaji Gado Sulemana who until his demise on July 23 played various roles in the NDC including… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics2 days ago
  • Brong Ahafo: GH¢500,000 of DACF ‘missing’ â...
    The Auditor-General has cited nine assemblies in the Brong Ahafo Region that spent about GH¢500,000 of the Common Fund on goods and services but cannot provide receipts. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics2 days ago
  • I’ve Not Declared Support For JM Or Any Candidate – ...
    NDC youth organizer hopeful George Opare Addo says he is not supporting former President John Mahama or any other candidate for his party rsquo;s flag bearer position. He declared his independence in a statement he released seeking to dismi ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics2 days ago
  • My Gov’t Is Fulfilling Promises Made To Ghanaians – ...
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says he is fulfilling promises he and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) made to Ghanaians in the run-up to the December 2016 elections. ldquo;The work that we promised to do, the promises I made during the ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics2 days ago
  • I’ve shamed my critics – Akufo-Addo
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the period of stay of his administration in office has witnessed the fulfillment of many of the promises he made to the Ghanaian people in the run-up to the December 2016 elections. According to President Akufo-Addo, “the work that we promised to do,… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics3 days ago
  • Victor Smith Blasts Gbeho
    Former Eastern Regional Minister, Emmanuel Victor Smith, says experienced diplomat and former Foreign Affairs Minister, James Victor Gbeho and his associates have personal scores to settle with former President John Dramani Mahama. According to Vi ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • NDC Elder Bans Bagbin, Others From Campaign Activities In As...
    THE ASHANTI Regional Council of Elders Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Frank Osei Mensah, has openly kicked against his party members that are seeking to contest Mr. Mahama for the NDC presidential candidate position. According ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • Boniface Should Quit Non-Existent Post
    In his witty criticism of President Nana Akufo-Addo rsquo;s first ministerial reshuffle, the Tamale Central MP, Inusah Fuseini, has singled out the treatment of the former Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development Minister, Boniface Abubakar Sadd ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • Putting Minsters And MPs In Buses Very Risky
    Mr Prince Bagnaba Mba, President of Forum for Equity, a human rights Non-Governmental Organisation has stated that putting Ministers and Members of Parliament in buses among Presidential convoys was a risky venture. ldquo;I agree with the Preside ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics3 days ago
  • “Putting Minsters and MPs in buses is riskyâ€�- H...
    President of Forum for Equity, a human rights Non-Governmental Organisation has stated that putting Ministers and Members of Parliament in buses among Presidential convoys was a risky venture. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics3 days ago
  • I’m now moving to the powerhouse— U/E Reg. Min...
    Reshuffled Upper East Regional Minister, Rockson Bukari, has described his removal from the region as an elevation to a “powerhouse” where there is access to more keys for him to unlock more doors of opportunities for the region than he has done over the past 18 months. “As I’m going… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics3 days ago
  • Akufo-Addo And NPP Government Lead In Digital Governance
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been listed among the top 20 influential people who are using digital technology for the advancement of governance. There are powerful 100 individuals listed by Apolitical Group Ltd based in London, United ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • Deputy Eastern Regional Minister Denies Resignation Claims
    Joseph Tetteh, the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, who doubles as Member of Parliament (MP) for Upper Manya Krobo Constituency, has denied reports that he has resigned his position. A letter on the MP 39;s letterhead on social media suggested t ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • Boakye Agyarko’s Dismissal: ‘No One’s Indispensable’
    New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, Emmanuel Agyarko Kyeremanteng believes the President was only acting in the interest of the country when he dismissed his brother, Boakye Agyarko as Energy Minis ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • Jail can wait – Economist urges in failed banks saga
    Despite public calls for prosecutions over the collapse of seven banks, government has been urged to prioritise recovering assets of shareholders and directors. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics4 days ago
  • DCE For Bolga East Endorsed
    The District Chief Executive (DCE) nominee for newly-created Bolga East district, Reverend Professor Emmanuel Akugre Abole has been confirmed. All 14 assembly members who were present unanimously endorsed the nominee rsquo;s appointment in the vot ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • NDC Will Restructure To Attract More Youth
    An aspiring National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Youth Organizer, Brogya Gyenfi believes the party would win the support of more youth in the country if a deputy youth organizer portfolio is created at the party 39;s branch level. Accordin ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • Ricketts-Hagan Joins NDC Flagbearer Race
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Cape Coast South constituency, Kweku Ricketts-Hagan has declared his intention to contest as a flagbearer of the party. In a letter addressed to the General Secretary of the Party, he ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics4 days ago
  • Political rivalries weakening Ghana – Cadman Mills
    Contributions of political parties to Ghana’s development over the years, notwithstanding its divide cannot be overlooked despite the huge setbacks experienced. Infrastructure wise, there have been few projects the two top political parties; the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), can boast of. However,… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics4 days ago
  • UE/R: Journalists flee as Soldiers disrupt anti-Bukari Rally
    Soldiers disrupted a news conference convened Friday afternoon by a group excited over the removal of Rockson Bukari as Upper East Regional Minister. The presser was just about to start when a Land Rover Wolf (a military vehicle) screeched to a sudden halt on the asphalted Commercial Street in Bolgatanga,… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics4 days ago
  • My Job Is Not To Recommend Dismissal Of Ministers – Ak...
    The Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation says his job is not to recommend the dismissal of ministers. Rather, Dr Anthony Akoto Osei said his rules of engagement is to assess the performance of sector ministers by identifying constraints and meas ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Agyarko’s sacking was to coverup Akufo-Addo’s ...
    A member of the legal team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba has said the sacking of Boakye Agyarko as the Energy Minister was aimed at covering up President Akufo-Addo’s lack of thoroughness. Agyarko was fired Monday in the heat of the backlash that hit the novation and… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics5 days ago
  • Akufo-Addo Downsizes Presidential Convoys
    Ministers and their deputies, as well as Members of Parliament following President Akufo-Addo on his Ashanti regional tour, are in buses. This is believed to be designed to reduce the long convoys that usually follow the president on these tours. ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Tamale Chief Blesses Sly Mensah For NDC Race
    A presidential hopeful on the ticket of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sylvester Adinam Mensah, on Thursday, began a campaign tour of the Northern Region. The former CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), is in the regi ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Nana Addo ‘Re-Energizing’ Gov’t With Ministerial Reshu...
    A governance Analyst, Dr. Eric Oduro-Osae has welcomed the maiden ministerial reshuffle by the Akufo-Addo government. According to him, the President 39;s move is to inject a fresh sense of urgency in his government. ldquo;The Presiden ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Presidential convoys cut; MPs, Ministers, deputies join buse...
    Ministers and their deputies, as well as Members of Parliament following President Akufo-Addo on his Ashanti regional tour, are in buses. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • My job is not to recommend dismissal of ministers- Evaluatio...
    The Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation says his job is not to recommend the dismissal of ministers. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • NDC Race: Tamale Chief blesses Sly Mensah
    A presidential hopeful on the ticket of the NDC, Sylvester Adinam Mensah, on Thursday, began a campaign tour of the Northern Region. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • Don’t favour NPP gov’t – Christian Câ...
    The Christian Council of Ghana has counseled the new chairperson of the Electoral Commission Mrs Jean Mensa to discharge her duties without fear or favour. The former Institute of Economic Affairs boss was sworn in on August 1, 2018 alongside her two deputies and a member, Mr. Samuel Tettey —… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics5 days ago
  • Council Of State Presents Report On First Year In Office
    The Council of State on Wednesday presented its annual report, the first ever, to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra. The report, which covered the Council rsquo;s first year of office - February 2017 to February 2 ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Akufo-Addo’s reshuffle “most uselessâ€� ev...
    A member of the legal team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba, has described Akufo-Addo’s maiden reshuffle as the “most useless ever.â€� President Akufo-Addo made 15 changes to his government by re-aligning some ministers on Thursday. Deputy Information Minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah was promoted to the substantive position of… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics5 days ago
  • Akufo-Addo on a 5-day tour of Ashanti region
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has begun a five-day tour of the Ashanti region. Following earlier visits to Brong Ahafo, Western, Volta, Northern, Upper East and Upper West, the 5-day tour of the Ashanti Region forms part of the President’s ongoing nationwide visit. President Akufo-Addo will visit the Manhyia South,… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics5 days ago
  • Reshuffle: Inject “new blood” into your ministers â€...
    A former governance advisor to the United Nations Professor Agyeman Duah has urged President Akufo-Addo to inject “new bloodâ€� into his ministers in order to enable them perform well. The  advice comes after the President embarked on his first ministerial reshuffle since assuming the Presidency in December 2016. The reshuffle… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics5 days ago
  • Council of State presents report on first year in office to ...
    The Council of State on Wednesday presented its annual report, the first ever, to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics5 days ago
  • No Higher Calling Than Serving Zongos – Mustapha Hamid
    Former Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid says his re-assignment to the Ministry for Inner City and Zongo Development couldn rsquo;t have been better. The Minister who recently graduated with a doctorate in Religion and Human Values from ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • I am fair-minded: Bagbin appeals to NDC delegates
    ldquo;Fairness is one of my values in life. In paradigms of social democracy we do not discriminate. I only pray that delegates give me their mandate to deliver the golden eggs for our beloved party, rdquo; says; Bagbin, in his campaign build up to ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • Traditional Authorities Urged To Support The Fight Against G...
    Mr Frank Okpenyen, the Municipal Chief Executive of the Nzema East Municipality in the Western Region, has called on traditional authorities to continue to support the government in the fight against illegal mining. As custodians of the Land, the ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics5 days ago
  • No higher calling than serving Zongos – ‘Super ...
    Former Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid says his re-assignment to the Ministry for Inner City and Zongo Development couldn’t have been better. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics6 days ago
  • Directors Of Collapsed Banks To Face Finance C’ttee
    The Finance Committee of Parliament is preparing to tackle the crisis in the country 39;s banking sector in a move that may feature public hearings to probe officials of collapsed banks. According to the ranking member on Parliament 39;s ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • Akufo-Addo Vows To Complete 2,000-Capacity Prison
    President Nana Akufo-Addo has said reported attempts to obstruct the Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu from pressing criminal charges will not work. Vouching once again for Martin Amidu 39;s independent-mindness, President Akufo-Addo said from the ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • Reshuffle: Otiko out; Oppong-Nkrumah promoted, Hamid for Zon...
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has elevated the Deputy Information Minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah to the substantive position of an Information Minister in his first reshuffle exercise almost two years in power. Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, who used to be the Minister for Information, has been reassigned to man the Ministry for… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • Akufo-Addo reshuffles 15, sacks zero, keeps 110 ministers
    President Nana Akufo-Addo has reshuffled his government for the first time, making 15 changes but sacking none to keep his administration the largest in Ghana's history. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics6 days ago
  • Stop begging Martin Amidu – Akufo-Addo to Politicians
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cautioned persons who are trooping to the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, to beg him to drop investigations into their suspected corrupt practices to stop because they are engaging in a fruitless venture. Speaking at the graduation parade of the Ghana Prisons Service Officer Cadet… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • Begging Amidu fruitless – Akufo-Addo vows to complete ...
    President Nana Akufo-Addo has said reported attempts to obstruct the Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu from pressing criminal charges will not work. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics6 days ago
  • ‘Sly’ Mensah: The Strategist In The ‘Shado...
    Born on the December 28, 1963, the former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) sees the opportunity to put himself up for the flagbearership contest of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as timely. Sylveste ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • NDC Race: ‘Sly’ Mensah: The strategist in the ...
    The former CEO of NHIA sees the opportunity to put himself up for the flagbearership contest of the NDC to be timely. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics6 days ago
  • Pro-Spio Garbrah group has breached NDC General Secretary di...
    The Greater Accra Chairman of NDC has chastised a group that has declared its support for the former Trades Minister to lead the party in 2020 Presidential polls. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Politics6 days ago
  • AMERI deal: Don’t blame Akufo-Addo for being misled â€...
    The Executive Chairman of the McDan Group, Dr Daniel McKorley has backed claims that President Akufo-Addo was misled into granting executive approval to the controversial novation and amendment AMERI agreement. The novation and amendment agreement, seeking to buy out the $510million deal Ameri Energy has with the government and be… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • AMERI deal: Don’t blame Akufo-Addo for being misled â€...
    The Executive Chairman of the McDan Group, Dr Daniel McKorley has backed claims that President Akufo-Addo was misled into granting executive approval to the controversial novation and amendment AMERI agreement. The novation and amendment agreement, seeking to buy out the $510million deal Ameri Energy has with the government and be… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • Atubiga: I Won’t Mind Making Mahama My Running Mate
    Flagbearer hopeful, Stephen Atubiga hopes to make former President John Mahama his running mate if structures of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will permit him. ldquo;If I had the opportunity if the constitution allowed and the par ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
  • UG slapped with $160m judgment debt
    The University of Ghana has been slapped with a $160million judgement debt at an International court for unfairly terminating a contract started under the regime of the former Vice Chancellor Professor Ernest Aryeetey in 2014. The ruling dismissed the two claims by University of Ghana and awarded termination costs of… ... more
    StarrFM -Politics6 days ago
  • MPs Accused Of Misapplying Common Fund
    Presiding Member of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has descended heavily on Parliamentarians for allegedly misapplying District Assembly Common Fund for election campaigns instead of on development projects. Abraham Boadi wants stat ... more
    ModernGhana -Politics6 days ago
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