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You Have No Authority To Order Any Minister Or Deputy – Kyei Mensah To Speaker Of parliament

Honorable Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, Member of Parliament for the Suame constituency, has stated that the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, is not in a position to issue orders to ministers or their deputies. The outburst was incited by the controversy surrounding the 2022 budget rejection and the decision by the speaker of parliament not to allow the Finance Minister, ... Read More »

NPP GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO WASTE GHANAIAN PURSE EXTRAVAGANLY – SAMMY GYAMFI

The National communicator for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Lawyer Sammy Gyamfi has voiced out concerns on how the New Patriotic Party (NPP) continues to misuse public funds extravagantly while the country is experiencing extreme financial difficulties. “Folks, it is infuriating to note, that the Akufo-Addo/Bawumia/NPP government continues to waste the Public purse on opulence and extravagance, at a time ... Read More »

Benchmark value reversion is total wickedness – Sammy Gyamfi to Government

  The National communication officer for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Lawyer Sammy Gyamfi has said that the government’s decision to reverse benchmark value discounts is one of the most insensitive and wicked decisions government has taken. It will be recalled that in April last year, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia at a town hall meeting in Accra on the state ... Read More »

Reconsider threat to reject nominee for MCE, Mr Samuel Pyne – President

Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo has appealed to the assembly members to reconsider their threat to reject the nominee for Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Samuel Pyne. He said this on Pure FM, a Kumasi-based radio station while speaking on the develepments at th Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA). Assembly members in the Kumasi Metropolitan area threatened to reject President Nana Addo ... Read More »

I haven’t endorsed anyone to succeed me — Akuffo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that no one has been supported to succeed him. He claimed that any such action was an affront to the democratic tenets and beliefs of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He stated this while speaking on Pure FM, a Kumasi-based radio station, yesterday as part of his four-day official visit to the Ashanti ... Read More »

Re-nominated DCE of Adaklu rejected

Mr Phanuel Kadey Donkor, President Akuffo Addo’s nominee For the position of District Chief Executive for Adaklu on Monday became the first casualty so far in the Region. Seven nominees before him were endorsed in the same Region and Nine assembly members voted yes representing 44.36 percent while 9 others voted No with one ballot rejected. The election was supervised ... Read More »

18 Million COVID-19 Vaccines To Arrive

The government is anticipated to receive an additional 18 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to help with the virus’s national fight. The expected vaccine delivery will include 1,330,270 Pfizer vaccine doses from the US government via COVAX; 834,729 AstraZeneca vaccine doses from the governments of the United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, and the European Union via COVAX; and a bilateral agreement ... Read More »

RTI Commission urged to quickly complete necessary Legislative Instrument

The Right to Information (RTI) Commission has been prevailed upon to expedite action on the processes would see the passage of the needed Legislative Instrument to fully operationalize the Right to Information Act. On March 26, 2019, the 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic enacted the Right to Information Bill, which was signed into law by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo ... Read More »

Don’t meddle in politics – Kudalor warns chiefs

Mr. John Kudalor, a former Inspector General of Police (IGP),has encouraged chiefs against intervening in politics if they want to ensure effective transformation and development of their respective communities. He claimed that chiefs’ engagement in politics would not only stymie growth, but would also deprive the people vital socioeconomic advancement.   The former IGP made the remarks while speaking at ... Read More »

IPAC can’t be statutory body; Decisions not binding on EC – Dr Afari-Gyan

A former Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan has disagreed with a proposal to make the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) a statutory body with its functions backed by law because it will amount to an interference with the commission’s work. He said this in response to a request by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to make IPAC’s rulings ... Read More »