NDC Defies Police Order In Techiman

Some NDC members in Techiman demonstrate to present a petition to the regional minister Members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Wednesday clashed with the police in the Bono East Region over a petition they said they were presenting to the Regional Minister. According to the NDC, they…

Ayariga School Fees Motion Suspended Again

Mahama Ayariga  A private motion by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central calling for President Akufo-Addo to suspend “admission fees” of public tertiary education institutions for the 2020/2021 academic year has been suspended for the second time by Parliament. The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, who…

We Must Protect Our Democracy (1)

The 2020 general elections, their outcome, and overall conduct of political players in Ghana call for sober reflection on what democracy and democratisation mean and the debate on the way forward. According to American political scientist Larry Diamond, democracy consists of four key elements: a political system for choosing and…

Effia-Nkwanta Honours Retirees

Some of the retirees in a group photograph with some staff of the hospital The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Director of Health Services, Dr. Kofi Sutherland, has supervised a ceremony to honour about 30 staff of the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital in Sekondi in the Western Region, who retired last year. They were…

Positive Signs Shown In Parliament Says NPP MP

Collins Adomako-Mensah The new Member of Parliament (MP) for Afigya-Kwabre North, Collins Adomako-Mensah, says consensus building will be crucial in the Eighth Parliament to ensure smooth running of the House. According to him, although Parliament was turbulent on the first day, subsequent interactions among MPs portend good things to come. “I…

Callous And Unprofessional

When cops in Kenya cracked a baby selling syndicate in the East African country, it sounded weird and distant after the international news networks carried it. News about a local syndicate busted for a similar offence in Accra suggested that the human trafficking business could have been on for sometime…