Month: September 2020

Abena News

NDC alarmed at worsening security situation in Volta, Akufo-Addo’s silence

The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said it is alarmed by the significant deterioration of the national security situation in the Volta Region, following two separate secessionist attacks on residents and installations in that area last week and earlier this week, despite earlier threats and clear warning signals. The secessionist groups insist the […]

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Abena News

I’m lucky ‘beautiful Rebecca’ understands my busy schedule – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said he considers himself ‘lucky’ for marrying a woman who understands his busy schedules. According to Nana Akufo-Addo, his wife, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, is understanding and accommodates his long stay away from home. “I can stay away from home for a whole week and when I happen to be home, […]

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Abena News

Flashback: How can I be founder of an over-monetised NDC? – Rawlings asks

Founder of the National Democratic Congress, Jerry John Rawlings, over the years has been said to have taken a step back from actively engaging in activities of his party. In many instances, the former president has explained why he is laid back on matters relating to the party he founded. In 2019, Mr Rawlings delivering a keynote […]

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Abena News

Kennedy Agyapong’s contempt case: Government, court in dilemma – Lawyer suggests

A private legal practitioner, has suggested that, the Akufo-Addo government, as well as the High Court where the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong is facing contempt charges, are in a difficult position over what to do with him. The case is on today, but Lawyer Yaw Twumasi Ankrah, feels the […]

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Abena News

Mahama resumes Bono tour today

Former President John Mahama will, today, Monday, 28 September 2020, resume his campaign tour of the Bono Region. Mr Mahama cut short that tour last week over concerns with the voter register exhibition exercise. “I am cutting short my tour of the Bono Region to return to Accra because of the increasing reports of challenges […]

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Politics

2020 polls: I’ve Christ in me; His principles of justice, truth, peace’ll reflect in my job – EC boss

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Jean Mensa, has reiterated that the election management body she leads will not rig the 2020 elections. She stated that her Christian beliefs and principles will not allow her to do anything untoward in the crucial December polls. Mrs Mensa said she stands for peace, justice and truth. […]

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Abena News

Stop being stupid – Angry Okaikoi Central MP descends on Serwaa Amihere

Patrick Yaw Boamah, MP for Okaikoi Central, used plain insults on Serwaa Amihere, the GHOne news anchor, and then charged her to stop advertising her ignorance, lack of professionalism and media ethics on air. Serwaa had called out the MP on Twitter on Saturday, September 26, 2020, for putting a signpost on a wooden bridge […]

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Abena News

‘It’s ridiculous!’ – Letsa on claims he supports Volta militants

Volta Regional Minister Dr Archibald Letsa has denied supporting the secessionist groups in the Volta Region, one of which recently attempted taking over the region by blocking all entry and exit points and taking some police officers hostage while engaging the others in a gunfight on Friday, 25 September 2020. “That is ridiculous”, Dr Letsa […]

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Abena News

NACOC busts 152kg of cocaine at Tema Harbour

CrimePacks of the cocaine consignment The Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC) has intercepted 152kg of cocaine at the Tema Harbour. The illicit drug consignment was concealed in a shipment of sugar from Brazil. NACOC said in a statement issued on Saturday, 26 September 2020 that the interception was a result of intelligence sharing with the Bureau […]

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Abena News

John Mahama, NDC Console President Rawlings

The Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, and the leadership of the NDC, on Friday morning called on former President Jerry John Rawlings to commiserate with him following the passing of his mother, Madam Victoria Agbotui. President Mahama, in a brief remark, described the loss of Madam Agbotui as a shared […]

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