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B/A: Acting NPP Chairman Blay Meets NPP Regional Executives

Written by | November 13, 2017 | 0
ACTING NATIONAL Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, yesterday interacted with constituency chairmen and regional executives of the party in the Brong-Ahafo Region and asked them to exercise patience as it (party) works things out for them. The meeting, which was held behind closed door, was attended by all constituency chairmen from across the region, the regional women’s organizer, deputy regional secretary, youth organizers, among other party big wigs. Information reaching DAILY GUIDE indicated that there is uneasy calm in the constituency as some of the executives had expressed concern that they had not gotten any position in government since the party came to power almost eleven months ago. According to insiders, some constituency chairmen are aggrieved

$50,000 Dollars Should Be Enough For Ghana Post GPS—-Koku

Written by | November 7, 2017 | 0
The Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) says the digital address system operated by GhanaPostGPS, should not cost the taxpayer more than $50,000. Speaking Tuesday on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show, Mr. Anyidoho asserted their team of IT experts after assessing the digital address system, came to the conclusion that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) regime could have implemented the system without committing $2.5 million of the taxpayers’ money. Koku Anyidoho who was speaking to defend the claim by former President John Mahama, that the current government was engaging in fraudulent activities for paying $2.5 million to procure an app that can be obtained for free from google play store. Mr. Mahama was addressing NDC faithful in the Central Regional capital; Cape

Only Kwabena Agyepong Can Stop Vigilantism—NPP Group

Written by | November 2, 2017 | 0
A New Patriotic Party (NPP) youth group in the Volta Region has reiterated the call on the Party to lift its suspension on Mr Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, the Party’s elected General Secretary to stop activities of vigilante groups affiliated with the NPP. They said Mr Agyepong has the clout and connections with the grassroots of the Party to stop acts of vandalism and attacks on public officials by some youth groups in the Party. The group at a press conference in Ho said the continuous suspension of Mr Agyepong was affecting the future of the Party and appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to intervene as the ‘Father for all’ and bring finality to the matter. Mr Roland Kaykay Fiakpi, convener of the group said reinstating Mr Agyepong would be in the greater interest

Nana Addo to tour Western Region; Denkyira Obuasi among stops

Written by | August 7, 2017 | 0
President Nana Akufo-Addo will begin a three-day tour of the Western Region today [Monday]. The President will pay a courtesy call on the chiefs and people of the Northern part of the Region to reiterate his commitment to creating the proposed Western North region. His meeting with chiefs will include stops at a durbar of Chiefs and people of Bibiani and a courtesy call on Omanhene and Elders of Wiawso Traditional area. The tour will also include a brief stop at Denkyira Obuasi, the town that captured public attention for being the setting of the gruesome murder of an army officer, Major Maxwell Mahama. President Akufo-Addo will also meet with some traders of the Takoradi Market Circle when the tour takes him to Takoradi The President is also scheduled to visit some galamsey sites to monitor

Kunbuor, Atuguba, others to speak at maiden Revolutionary Lecture Series

Written by | May 31, 2017 | 0
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has announced the institution of the Annual Revolutionary Lecture Series aimed at promoting good governance and enhancing contemporary democracy. The maiden event is scheduled for Friday, June 2, 2017, at the Ghana College of  Physicians and Surgeons Conference Hall,  of the Independence Avenue at Ridge in Accra. The theme for the lecture is “Restoring the values of Probity, Accountability, and Truth in Contemporary Governance.” Speakers for the occasion are Dr. Benjamin Kumbuor a former Minister, Akwasi Oppong Fosu, a Governance and Public Policy Analyst, former Minister of State and former Member of Parliament for Amenfi East, Dr. Raymond Atuguba, senior lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana and renowned Nigerian actor and

Adom FM embarks on ‘Fabɛwoso’ anti-corruption demo

Written by | May 26, 2017 | 0
The host of Adom FM’s flagship morning show ‘Dwaso Nsɛm’ Captain Smart will Friday morning lead a demonstration dubbed ‘Fabɛwoso’ to raise awareness about the high levels of corruption in Ghana. Tens and thousands of protestors will converge at the Obra Spot at Kwame Nkrumah Circle at 7:00 am and march towards the Farrisco Traffic Light, through to TUC before arriving at the offices of the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO). Participants who would be clad in red and black with placards calling for investigation and prosecution of persons alleged to have been involved in corrupt acts in various reports especially, the Auditor General’s report, will then pass through the Farrisco Traffic Light through to TUC before arriving at the offices of EOCO. “Corruption has taken

Kwabena Agyapong likely to contest NPP General Secretary post – Ephson

Written by | May 24, 2017 | 0
Editor-In-Chief of the Daily Dispatch Newspaper, Ben Epson, says the suspended General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyapong is likely to stage a comeback for his position. The General Secretary position of the NPP is currently being occupied by John Boadu in an acting capacity. According to Ephson, Agyapong despite being shortlisted for appointment in the Akufo-Addo led government would fight his way to contest the position when nominations are opened. However, he is likely to face a stiff opposition from the immediate past General Secretary of the party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, aka Sir John and the National Organiser, John Boadu “who has acted as General Secretary for the past two years and brought the party to power.” Agyapong’s comeback, according to

Stop Sleeping And Deal With Delta 8 – Loh To AG

Written by | May 19, 2017 | 0
Former Member of Parliament for North Dayi George Loh has scathingly chastised the Attorney General for what he called a pathetic handling of the case involving eight members of the vigilante group Delta Force. A Kumasi Circuit Court Wednesday May 17, 2017 struck out the case against the eight who allegedly aided the escape of 13 of their colleagues standing trial for assaulting the president’s Security Coordinator for the Ashanti region. Charged with causing disturbances in court, resisting arrest and rescuing persons in lawful custody, they were released by the court presided by her Honour Patricia Amponsah for lack of evidence after ACP Darko filed a nolle prosequi to discontinue the case. Their release angered the Minority in Parliament and a section of Ghanaians. In a bid to exonerate

Delta 8 Saga: Minority Are ‘Hypocrites’, Hush Up! – Gyampo

Written by | May 19, 2017 | 0
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) and its Minority in Parliament are being “politically hypocritical” with the Delta Force 8 saga, Political Science lecturer Prof Ransford Gyampo has said. According to him, the NDC and its Minority in Parliament have “no moral right” to talk about the Delta 8 saga because members of the party, including MPs, signed a petition that made President John Mahama, in 2016, grant remission of sentence to three sympathisers of the party – Montie 3 – who threatened to kill and rape justices of the Supreme Court. Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Maase, alias Mugabe, were sentenced to four months in prison for contempt after they issued the threats during a live radio discussion. They were found guilty of scandalising the Supreme Court, defying

Aspirant kicks against decision to re-open GJA election

Written by | May 19, 2017 | 0
Accra, May 18, GNA – Mr Kofi Yeboah, an aspiring General Secretary of Ghana Journalists Association election, has appealed against the decision by the GJA Elections Committee (EC) to re-open nominations for this year’s elections. It could be recalled that the EC disqualified some candidates prior to the election and members of the GJA filed petitions to the Election Dispute Adjudication Committee (EDAC) against the disqualification. However, the EC on May 15 announced the re-opening of nominations for the election. Mr Yeboah in a statement issued and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the decision was contrary to his expectation and the advice to it by the EDAC ‘for the process to take its course’. He said the decision by the EC to re-open nominations, requiring him