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Trump impeachment trial opens as senators clash over rules

The US Senate has rejected repeated Democratic attempts to secure new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment as his trial began. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell meanwhile backed off on a plan to fast-track the hearings after coming under pressure from fellow Republicans. Democrats said this would have been no …

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Asikuma District Assembly used public funds for rituals

The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Assembly in the Central Region says it used funds meant for the assembly to pay for ritual items to pacify the gods before a newly constructed market for the area could be used by traders. According to the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the area, …

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Trump impeachment trial set to open in US Senate

For only the third time in history, an American president is facing an impeachment trial, with hearings set to start on Tuesday at 13:00 (18:00 GMT). For only the third time in history, an American president is facing an impeachment trial, with hearings set to start on Tuesday at 13:00 …

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‘We are not discouraged’ – Sammy Gyamfi vows as demo against new voters’ register hits Kumasi

The Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has said they are not discouraged by the Electoral Commission’s (EC) decision to compile the new voters’ register despite the party’s objection. He said political parties who oppose the compilation of a new register have been engaging Ghanaians and the consensus is that the …

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Volta NDC is formidable and poised for victory in 2020 – Ablakwa

Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu and Chairman of Volta Regional Communication Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa on Saturday said the party “is formidable and poised” for victory in the December elections. He said contrary to claims that there are factions in Volta NDC, “we are …

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