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Ukraine: Russian attack on nuclear power plant condemned by world leaders

World leaders have accused Russia of endangering the safety of an entire continent after its forces shelled a nuclear power station in southern Ukraine. A fire broke out at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant – the largest in Europe – after it was attacked by Russia. Authorities say the facility is now safe and radiation levels are normal. But UK Prime ...

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Burkina Faso to swear in junta leader as president

Burkina Faso military leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba is due to be sworn in as the country’s president, just over two weeks after soldiers ousted President Roch Kaboré in a coup. Last week, the Constitutional Council, “having taken note” of Mr Kaboré’s resignation, declared Mr Damiba, a 41-year-old army officer, president of Burkina Faso. State television says the inauguration will be ...

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2020 polls not about mouthwatering promises – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said the 2020 polls are not about who or which party can make the most mouthwatering promises. Rather, he said it will be about track records since the two leading parties, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the biggest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been in office before. Speaking at the maiden edition of the NPP’s Round 2 ...

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2020 Elections: Akufo-Addo, Mahama, others to pay GH¢100,000 as filing fee

Madam Jean Mensa

The Electoral Commission has declared that Presidential candidates for the upcoming 2020 elections are required to pay an amount of GH¢100,000 as filing fees to enable them to partake in the elections. The Commission has also set aside a filing fee GH¢10,000 for that of Parliamentary candidates which is to be paid through a banker’s draft. Speaking at a press briefing in ...

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Samia Nkrumah ditches CPP, contests Jomoro seat as an independent candidate

Former Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah, will not contest the 2020 parliamentary slot for Jomoro constituency on the ticket of the party. The daughter of Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, will contest the parliamentary seat as an independent candidate, according to a report by Citi News. “The former Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party ...

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Konadu, Naadu Mills and the Afiadenyigba incident – Rawlings speaks

Former President Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings has detailed one incident at Afiadenyigba between Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings and Ernestina Naadu Mills, former first and second lady respectively, which Prof. Kwamena Ahwoi has stated in his book Working with Rawlings that, it was the main reason Rawlings fell out with his vice president Prof. J.E. Atta-Mills. Prof Kwamena Ahwoi wrote that he was ...

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FULL TEXT: Rawlings’ unedited response to Prof. Ahwoi’s controversial book

Former President Jerry John Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has respondented to the now popular book published by Prof Kwamena Ahwoi titled ‘Working with Rawlings. The book stirred controversy for the bad-timing of its release (months to the December elections) and what some claim to be half-truths. Read the full response from the former President below The Integrity of truth – Statement from the office of ...

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Digitisation of economy one of the best policies of NPP govt – IMANI boss

President of Imani Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has extolled the Akufo-Addo-led government for the implementation of the national digitisation agenda in the country. He said digitisation of land administration and also the completion of property valuation will reinforce private sector confidence in the economy, reduce the staggering number of land-related disputes in the courts and also improve productivity. A statement he issued following ...

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Why should you elect a ‘fraud’ and an ‘imposter’ – Sekou Nkrumah lashes out at Onzy

Sekou Nkrumah, one of the sons of Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, says he does not understand why the Convention People’s Party (CPP) will allow an Egyptian posing as a son of Kwame Nkrumah to contest for an executive position and win as vice chairman. According to him, if a character like Onzy Anwar aka Onzy Kwame Nkrumah managed to even ...

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Ahwoi predicting the defeat of NDC in 2020 and seeking to damage me – Rawlings

Former President and founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said that the Ahwoi’s are predicting the defeat of the NDC in the 2020 election and are seeking to damage his person. According to Jerry John Rawlings, the Ahwoi’s are cocksure that the NPP will not lose the 2020 election and therefore have decided to destroy him so that they can take ...

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