Category: Politics

Speaker Of Parliament Pardons Hon. Mahama Ayariga; Tells Him To Go And Sin No More

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Ocquaye has pardoned the Member of Parliament for Bawku Central after he was indicted of contempt by the five-member ad hoc committee charged to probe the bribery allegation he made against the leadership of the Appointments Committee. In his ruling Friday, Prof. Ocquaye said:  “In all the circumstances of this case, I have come to the conclusion that the Honourable Ayariga should be shown mercy on this occasion. May he go and sin no more. He is warned never to peddle such expensive rumours in his affairs in this house. “I must also...

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Bawumia Sidelined In Akufo-Addo’s Government- NYUPED

The Northern Youth for Peace and Development (NYUPED), a civil society pressure group headquartered in Tamale, the Northern regional capital, says it has picked up signals showing that Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is being downgraded in the Akufo-Addo government. The group has issued strong warnings in the wake of the said development, saying it would not tolerate a repeat of “the gross disrespect” dished out to the late Alhaji Aliu Mahama as Vice President. The forewarnings came up during a news conference held Wednesday by the organisation in Bolgatanga, Upper East regional capital, to wrap up the launching...

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Nkrumah Is Undoubtedly The Founder Of Ghana; Just As Jesus Championed Christianity – Former President Mahama

Former President, John Mahama, has affirmed the view of many Ghanaians and Nkrumists that Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah is the founder of Ghana. Responding to a question during the first book reading session of his autobiography; ‘My first Coup D’etat’ at the University of Ghana on Tuesday, Mr. Mahama said Nkrumah is undoubtedly the founder of Ghana. “Certainly, one thing we can’t run away from is that, he [Nkrumah] is the founder of our nation. He led the independence struggle. Many people contributed and it happens; in Christianity, there is John the Baptist, there are all the apostles,...

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President Nana Addo Appoints Ghana’s First Woman As Secretary To Cabinet

Pursuant to Article 76(3) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed Ambassador Mercy Yvonne Debrah-Karikari as Secretary to the cabinet, effective February 14, 2017. This makes her the first woman in Ghana’s history to hold this position. Ambassador Mercy Yvonne Debrah-Karikari is a career diplomat, and was until her appointment, Ghana’s High Commissioner to Australia, with concurrent accreditation to New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and other countries in the Pacific region. This was in a statement issued and signed by Ag. Director of Communications at the presidency, Eugene...

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Government To Spend GH ₵20 Million On Ghana@60 Anniversary Celebrations

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed that Ghana’s 60th anniversary will cost an estimated amount of GH ₵20 Million. He said this at a brief ceremony at the Flagstaff House on Thursday, 9th February, 2017 to unveil the logo and the theme for the celebration. President Akufo-Addo expressed hope that the cost of the celebration would be borne not only by the state but also Ghanaian citizens and organizations. “This diamond jubilee commemoration is estimated to cost some GH ₵20 Million and I am hoping that individual Ghanaians, the Ghanaian private sector and corporate Ghana in particular, will...

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