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NDC summons Asamankese Vigilante group leadership

BY KOJO ANSAH THE EASTERN Regional secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has summoned the leadership of the alleged “vigilante group” formed within the Lower West Akyem Constituency branch of the party.   The Eastern Regional chairman, Mr Tawiah Boateng, speaking to the media on Monday in Koforidua, condemned the …

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NDC unveils ‘Asamankese Forces’ vigilante group

BY KOJO ANSAH THE FORMATION of vigilante groups seems to be growing across the country, especially among the two major political parties – the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), despite concerns raised by the National Peace Council, the clergy and civil society groups …

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Railways Minister under fire over Central Railway Projects

BY FRANCISCA EMEFA ENCHILL PRESSURE IS piling on the government to begin work on the Central Railway Line, which is considered to be one of the most crucial projects of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government as it strives to revive Ghana’s ailing railway industry. The government earlier this year …

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‘All politicians are thieves, I’m one of them’-Yamoah Ponkoh

Former Municipal Chief Executive for Ejisu, Afrifa Yamoah Ponko has claimed ‘all politicians are thieves’, including himself. According to the firebrand of the main opposition National Democratic Congress, it will be a big mistake for anyone to assume that some politicians are honest incorruptible. Yamoah Ponkoh was speaking to host …

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This ‘It’s-not-possible’ mindset can ruin Ghana

BY NANA BRAM OKAE II POLITICS IN Ghana has been driven to such a bizarre extent that no day passes without partisan politics brought into national discourse. Every day is politics day; every day is politics day, why? And to make matters very gloomy, everything is discussed from the negative …

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Mahama corrupt, easy to beat-Wontumi brags, wants Akufo-Addo, Mahama 2020 bout

MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE ASHANTI regional chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Bernard Antwi Bosiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi or Governor, has said the NPP will “force” the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to present former President John Mahama as presidential candidate for 2020 because he is …

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‘I will resign if Akufo Addo legalises homosexuality’-Speaker

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye has threatened to stage a walkout should the House consider any bill in legalizing same-sex marriage in Ghana. The academician and cleric says homosexuality is against his Christian faith and will not be part of any agenda to legalize same-sex marriage. “If anybody …

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NaBCO is a hoax-NDC youth renew attacks on policy

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh A PRESSURE group affiliated to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Young Professionals (YP), has commended the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration led by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for implementing the free Senior High School (SHS) policy. The group has, however, condemned the lack of …

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Former DCE laid to rest

TENS OF thousands of mourners converged at the Junior High School ‘A’ park in Nkwanta, the Municipal capital of Nkwanta South, to pay their last respects to the departed former District Chief Executive (DCE) of the assembly in the John Kufuor administration, Mr Samuel Kofi Blagodzi.   He was airlifted …

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NaBCO hit with major challenge

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH BARELY TWO weeks after its launch, the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCO) programme has been hit with some setbacks. The programme, which aims at reducing graduate unemployment in the country, allows applicants to submit their applications online. However, applicants have been frustrated by their inability to complete the …

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