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Chief defends Bagbin for his remarks

 Nana Asiedu Kweku Donkor, an ‘Nkosuohene’ (Development Chief) of the Kwahu Traditional Area has said that Mr Alban Bagbin, Second Deputy of Parliament had been spot on with the observation that the appointment of a Person with Disability to the Chieftaincy Ministry was misplaced. He said the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament was not only […]Read More
General Politics

Mahama is sacrificing to contest, Ghanaians must thank him – Nii Lante

Member of Parliament for Odododio Constituency, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, believes Ghanaians owe former President John Dramani Mahama a debt of gratitude, following his decision to contest the NDC’s presidential primaries, and subsequently vie for the presidency for the second time. “Ghanaians should be grateful to Mahama for deciding to sacrifice his peace, his international Read More
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Bagbin’s rhetoric on disabled appointees unacceptable – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings, has criticized comments by a flagbearer hopeful of the NDC, Alban Bagbin against appointees he claimed did not merit positions given them under the erstwhile Mahama administration as they are disabled. Responding to the remarks which has sparked a public debate, the founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) indicated […]Read More
General Politics

Meet John Mahama’s 94 MPs

Ninety-four members of parliament from the National Democratic Congress have thrown their weight behind former President John Mahama as he seeks the candidature of the party to lead it into elections 2020 as flagbearer. Below is a list of the MPs supporting ex-President Mahama. ASHANTI REGION Hon. Alex Adomako-Mensah (Sekyere Afram Plains Hon. Muhammed Bawah […]Read More
General Politics

I’ll contest to lead NDC in 2020 – Mahama submits letter to party

Barring any unforeseen circumstance, former President John Mahama would visit the headquarters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to officially declare his intention to contest for the impending presidential primary. Mr Mahama is expected to present a letter informing the party’s General Secretary, Johnson Aseidu Nketia of his intention to lead the Read More
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Mahama calls on Rawlings

It appears the longstanding grudge between the former presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Mahama is over as the latter invited the former for a tête-à-tête in his office in Accra today. In a statement shared by Mr. Mahama on his instagram page, he indicated that the meeting is to discuss matters bothering on the […]Read More
General Politics

NDC race: Hudu Yahaya enters fray

Credible reports reaching Asempanews.com indicate that veteran politician Alhaji Hudu Yahaya would enter the chairmanship race of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). Sources say Hudu Yahaya after several consultations with party bigwigs have decided to throw himself in the ring to battle incumbent National Chairman, Kofi Poturphy. The NDC after 2016 Read More
General Politics

Criticism of Otabil “unfair”, “disrespectful” – Asiedu Nketia

Johnson Asiedu Nketia has urged the public to pipe-down on their criticism of Pastor Mensa Otabil for the collapse of Capital Bank, a bank the latter once chaired. In an uncharacteristic manner, the General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, said criticism against the General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) are […]Read More
Politics

Ashanti NPP to hold thanksgiving service

The Ashanti regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Bernard Antwi Boasiako will lead a delegation comprising of regional executives and other party faithfuls to the founder of the Ebenezer Worship Centre, Rev. Ebenezer Adakwah Yiadom for a special thanksgiving and unity service for the NPP. On Wednesday, 29th August 2018, the regional branch […]Read More
Politics

My best yet to come – Akufo-Addo assures

Those under the impression that they have seen the best of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration must quickly revise their notes because President Akufo-Addo has promised to roll out more pragmatic programmes to improve the lives of the citizens in the coming years. According to the President, his administration mainly used the initial months […]Read More
Politics

NPP, NDC supporters clash in Ajumako

The commissioning of a Polyclinic at Ajumako Sunkwa in the Central Region, Thursday, turned chaotic with supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at each other’s throats. Joy News’ Seth Kwame Boateng reported the NDC group stormed the venue of the commissioning with placards amidst drumming and dancing and […]Read More