Ghana Politics and Election News

Leaders of Volta secessionist group granted bail

An Accra High Court on Thursday granted bail to the eight remaining people claiming to secede part of a Western Togoland as an independent state from Ghana, in the sum of GH¢100,000 each with two sureties each all to be justified.

VIDEO: Gender activist heckles Prez. Akufo-Addo in Canada

Gender activist Dr Alaa Murabit who is UN’s High Commissioner on Health Employment and Economics at the Women Deliver Conference in Canada seems not too pleased with President Akufo-Addo’s submission on women empowerment in Ghana as she heckled the president on several occasions.

NDC heading to Supreme Court over Ayariga's trial - Minority Leader

Mr Haruna Iddrisu who is the Minority Leader in Parliament has disclosed that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will head to the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of the Accra High Court on Tuesday that said the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, was obliged by law to stand trial in a criminal case filed against him by the Special Prosecutor.

Tano North MP constructs 50 boreholes for constituents

Mrs. Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North Constituency in the Ahafo Region is constructing 50 mechanised boreholes at the cost of GH¢20,000.00 to provide potable drinking water for deprived communities in the area.

Parliament suspends sitting over Mahama Ayariga’s prosecution

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Ocquaye, has suspended temporarily parliamentary sitting for 30 minutes for broader consultation on the prosecution of the Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu.

I'm the hope of the future - NDC Parliamentary hopeful

Mr. Felix Akwetey Okle, one of the numerous people who have shown keen interest to contest for the parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Bortianor/Ngleshie Amanfro Constituency (BNAC) believes he is the best person to wrestle for the seat from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Alhaji Habib Saad who many describe as ‘incompetent’ and does not deserve to represent the people of the constituency.

Rawlings to address June 4 durbar at Nungua

Former President Jerry John Rawlings and other leading members of the June 4 uprising will on Tuesday address a grand durbar of chiefs and people at the Nungua Traditional Authority Park, to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 uprising.

Rawlings : US wary of China’s growing power

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has, in a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Ting Wang, stated that the United States is wary of the growing economic power of China hence the heightened trade war with the Asian giant.