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4 NPP members arrested for stealing voters’ register

Four loyalists of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the New Juaben South constituency of the Eastern Region, are in the grips of the police for allegedly breaking into the house of the constituency secretary and bolting with the album for the upcoming constituency election. Two of the suspects, …

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Ghana falls three places in Corruption Perception Index; scores lowest since 2012

Ghana receives its lowest corruption perception score in four years, making President Akufo-Addo’s one year in office the worst since 2012, according to the latest Global Corruption Perception Index. The latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released Wednesday evening by the local chapter of Transparency International, the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), …

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Akufo-Addo Serious About Corruption Fight – Rawlings

A former president of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings says President Nana Akufo-Addo’s decision to appoint Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor is a clear indication that he is willing to fight corruption. “The appointment of Amidu as Special Prosecutor from outside his own party shows the President is serious. It …

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Amidu’s Firmness Good For Ghana – Akwetey

The Executive Director of the Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey has commended Special Prosecutor nominee Martin Amidu for his ‘firmness’ at the Appointments Committee on Tuesday. According to Akwetey, the former attorney general exhibited passion towards the state despite the long hours of grilling by the appointments …

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I have not joined NPP; I believe parties can collaborate – Amidu

Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Alamisi Amidu, has denied reports that he has applied to be a member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). He told Parliament’s Appointment Committee Tuesday that he is a foundation member of the NDC and still believes in the probity, accountability and transparency mantra of the …

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Take it or leave it Rawlings reduced corruption – Amidu

The Special Prosecutor-nominee, Martin Amidu says regardless of all the ill spoken about the former president, Jerry John Rawlings, he did a good job at tackling corruption during his tenure. Speaking at his vetting on Tuesday, the man who described himself as “the best choice” for the job by the President, …

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‘NDC members no longer recognize Rawlings’ – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo today [Thursday], took a rather unusual subtle jibe at members of the National Democratic Congress [NDC] minority in Parliament, when he suggested that they no longer recognize the Founder of their party, Jerry John Rawlings. The President made the observation when he appeared before the House to deliver …

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SONA 2018: Minority members are allergic to facts – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken a swipe at the members of the Minority in Parliament, saying they are “allergic to facts”. Delivering the 2018 State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament Thursday, he said the inability of the opposition lawmakers to appreciate facts is a threat to smooth national debate. Walking the …

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