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Militia meeting: NPP finally agrees to NDC's wider participation proposal

coppa March 19, 2019

The governing NPP has conceded to meeting the NDC on the latter’s terms following the President’s call for both parties to disband militia groups loyal to them.

In a lett ...

‘Why’ – Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom asks

coppa March 19, 2019

This evening, I am asking why? Why is it that no Ghanaian bank has crossed the boundary and established in other African countries or the UK, Europe, Asia?

But banks from Nigeria, South A ...

Amewu’s promise: ‘Dumsor’ will never happen again in Ghana

coppaman March 15, 2019

Energy Minister Peter John Amewu says persistent erratic electricity cuts, popularly known as ‘dumsor’, will never be experienced again in Ghana under the leadership of ...

The Bible knows no biased prophet like Owusu Bempah – John Mahama

coppaman March 15, 2019

Former President John Dramani Mahama has denied claims he is in cahoots with others to kill the controversial founder and leader of the Glorious Word and Power Ministry, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah.

Militia confab: President’s response unfortunate - Sammy Gyamfi

coppaman March 15, 2019

The Communication Director of the NDC has described the president’s move to legislate against vigilantism as “unfortunate.”

According to Sammy Gyamfi, while his party we ...

Nana Addo’s response to us on vigilantism dialogue ‘depressing’ – NDC

coppaman March 06, 2019

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described President Nana Akufo-Addo’s response to its letter on the impending political vigilantism dialogue as depressing and pedestrian.

I never engaged illiterate 'Double' - Sam George fights back

coppaman March 06, 2019

Ningo Prampram MP, Samuel Nartey George, has rubbished claims by a National Security officer that he broke the law twice to save him at the Kotoka International Airport.

He said told Evan ...

EC to remove 'cloaks and shrouds of secrecy’ in election process – Jean Mensa

coppaman March 06, 2019

Chairperson for the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa, has inaugurated a new audit committee as an overseer of Ghana’s electoral process. 

“As a new Commission, ...

I did not fire shots during by-election violence – ‘Double’

coppaman March 05, 2019

The National Security operative, Bright Ernest Akomeah – also known as ‘Double’, - has denied firing gunshots at the residence of the NDC’s Parliamentary aspirant during the ...

IGP admits victimisation exists in Police Service

coppa March 05, 2019

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has admitted before the Short Commission that victimisation exists in the Ghana Police Service. 

He further affirmed that such victimisations do ...

Wind of ‘civil uprising’ blowing over West Africa – Duncan-Williams warns politicians

coppa March 05, 2019

Presiding Archbishop and General Overseer of the Action Chapel International Ministry, Nicholas Duncan-Williams, says the animosity in African politics and high levels of youth unemployment are set ...

Akufo-Addo appoints Ministers, Deputies for new regions

coppa February 28, 2019

President Akufo-Addo has nominated regional ministers and deputy regional ministers for the six recently created regions.

A statement issued by government, signed by the Director of Com ...

NPP’s ‘abysmal’ performance will make election 2020 easier for NDC – Omane Boamah

coppa February 26, 2019

A former Minister for Communications, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah, says the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) “abysmal” governance will make the National Democratic Congress&rsquo ...

NDC doesn’t lack good leaders; we’ve a galaxy of stars – Omane Boamah

coppaman February 26, 2019

Former Minister for Communications, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah says the decision of delegates to maintain former president, John Dramani Mahama as the National Democratic Congress’ presiden ...

Group petitions CHRAJ to probe KelniGVG deal

coppa February 26, 2019

Policy think thank, Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI) has petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice over the government’s $178 million KelniGVG de ...

Request by NDC witnesses to cross-examine others rejected

coppa February 26, 2019

The Commission of Inquiry into violence during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election has rejected an application to have some witnesses cross-examined.

Rejecting the application, chair of t ...

SONA 2019: 62nd Independence Day celebrations to be held in Tamale

coppaman February 21, 2019

In a first-ever move, the major celebrations to mark Ghana’s Independence Day celebration anniversary will take place in the Northern regional capital, Tamale.

The President, Nana A ...

SONA 2019: I'm mindful of next generation not next election – Akufo-Addo

coppa February 21, 2019

President Nana Akufo-Addo says he is determined to lay a strong foundation for the progress of the country by the end of his first term.

The government has been criticised by the opp ...

Yamoah Ponkoh gives vivid details of NDC Hawk gun-man who pulled trigger

coppa February 19, 2019

Former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh has revealed he saw the man who pulled the trigger leading to the death of one person and the injuring of another at the Ashanti Regiona ...

There was no election taskforce for bloody by-election - Police Commander

coppa February 19, 2019

The Accra Region Police Commander has said there was no election taskforce set up to man the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election.

DCOP Adusei Sarpong told the Commission investigating the vio ...

Latest amendment to RTI Bill problematic – Coalition

coppa February 19, 2019

The Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI) Ghana, the Media Coalition on RTI and Occupy Ghana; collectively known as the Coalition have raised concerns over the new amendment to the Bill.

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Akufo-Addo calls for support to build National Cathedral

coppa February 11, 2019

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for support to construct the National Cathedral of Ghana.

He made the call on Friday, February 8, 2019, at the Museum of the Bible in Washingto ...

Minority MPs want State of the Nation Address to focus on security

coppa February 11, 2019

Ahead of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s third State of the Nation address on February 21, 2019, some minority Members of Parliament have said the address must focus on the security in the countr ...

There’s a bloody wife-beater, bloody corrupt MP among the minority - Ras Muburak’s ex-wife

coppaman February 06, 2019

Feminist and ex-wife of National Democratic Congress (NDC) lawmaker for Kumbungu constituency, Ras Mubarak has launched a suggestive attack at the minority in parliament over last Tuesday’s c ...

I Can Identify My Attackers In An Identification Parade – Sam George Tells Police

coppaman February 06, 2019

NDC lawmaker for Ningo-Prampram, Sam George, who was assaulted by some security personnel believed to be members of the 'Invisible Force' in the Ayawaso by-election last Thursday says he ca ...

Suhuyini ordered out of Parliament

coppaman February 06, 2019

Tamale North Parliamentarian, Alhassan Suhuyini has been ordered out of the House amid wild disagreements in the plenary Wednesday afternoon.

Joy News’ Joseph Opoku Gakpo reported t ...

Former BOST boss up for possible prosecution? - Deputy Minister hints

coppaman February 06, 2019

he Deputy Energy Minister for Petroleum has revealed that investigations are still ongoing for possible prosecution of a former Chief Executive of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (B ...

How NDC awarded ‘juicy’ multi-million Payroll Software contract to Bryan Acheampong under Mahama

coppaman February 06, 2019

t is emerging that New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Abetifi in the Kwahu East district of the Eastern Region who doubles as Minister of State in charge of National Security, Byran Achea ...

NPP LOYAL LADIES CONDEMN THE NDC MINORITY IN PARLIAMENT OVER RECKLESS "BLOODY WIDOW" COMMENT

coppaman February 06, 2019

NPP Loyal Ladies have noted, with disappointment and extreme evulsion, the recklessness exhibited by the minority in parliament during the swearing-in of Madam Lydia Seyram Alhassan as member of Pa ...