Politics

C’ttee condemns ‘political interference’ in Akuapem chieftaincy impasse

The seven-member committee mediating the Akropong chieftaincy impasse has condemned the raid and subsequent takeover of the Okuapeman Palace by National security operatives last week. About 30 armed men from the National Security headquarters in Accra stormed the Okuapemhene’s Palace, and forced all occupants of the building out, following reports of a possible chieftaincy clash over the imminent installation of ...

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Don’t politicize escalating insecurity – MP warns

The Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko, has cautioned against painting the recent high profile incidents of criminal activity with political colours. Speaking on The Big Issue, the legislator said the more pressing concern was to ensure the police were properly resourced to match up to the now-better equipped criminals. “I don’t want us to politicize the matter. This country ...

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Politics Gov’t could return Gitmo 2 by withdrawing refugee status – Ayine

Government could withdraw the refugee status of the two Guantanamo Bay detainees and return them if their continuous stay is not in the interest of the country, former Deputy Attorney General under the Mahama administration, Dominic Ayine has suggested.  His suggestion comes on the back of Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey’s assertion that the government has limited options because ...

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Disclose what killed Mills before you ask of Bawumia’s health status – NPP to NDC

The Acting Communications Director of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Yaw Adomako Baafi has described calls by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for government to disclose the health status of Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia to Ghanaians as illogical. According to him, the opposition NDC lacks the moral right to make such calls since they blatantly refused to ...

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‘Gitmo 2 can’t go back; they’re refugees’ – Gov’t

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, has told Parliament that government has no option of returning the former Guantanamo Bay detainees because they were granted refugee status under the Mahama government in July 2016. According to her, the agreement signed between the government of Ghana and United States of America indicated that, while the US ...

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Six tough statements Akufo-Addo said at crucial meet the press encounter

President Akufo Addo has met the media in his first ever media encounter in the year 2018. The encounter saw the president touch on various issues bothering the economy to national security. Before the statement, YEN.com.gh had listed some key developments that the president will be touching but as unpredictable as the president remains, some of these issues were addressed ...

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CONGRATULATIONS NEWLY ELECTED LIBARIAN PRESIDENT OPPONG WEAH- EX PRES JOHN DRAMANI

Mr. John Dramanin Mahama has congratulated Liberian President-elect, George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah, for winning the Boxing Day presidential run-off. With nearly all ballots from Tuesday’s run-off vote counted, Mr Weah is well ahead of the opponent, Vice president Joseph Boakai, with more than 60% of the vote. He will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president, ...

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THE EC BOSS SHOULD STEP ASIDE – NANA OFORI OWUSU COMMENTS

A leading member of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Nana Ofori  Owusu has called on the chairperson of Electoral Commission (EC) Charlotte Osei  to step aside. According to him, the Progressive Peoples Party was disqualified during the 2016 election. He says it was unfair to the party and for that matter they will petition court actions because they have evidence ...

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THE EC BOSS MUST STEP ASIDE – PPP MEMBER NANA OFORI OWUSU

A leading member of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Nana Ofori  Owusu has called on the chairperson of Electoral Commission (EC) Charlotte Osei  to step aside. According to him, the PPP party was disqualified during the 2016 election. He says it was unfair to the party and for that matter they will petition sanctions because they have evidence to prove ...

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