A/R NDC Shooting: Thugs Stab Suspect

One of the suspects named in the NDC shooting is suffering life-threatening wounds after some thugs believed to be part of a vigilante group, the Hawks stormed his residence and stabbed him in the process. The gang numbering about 20 who were at his Kenyasi-Abirem residence Thursday in a Rambo style subjected Hussein to severe beatings stabbing him in the process. It is believed that one West, who sustained gunshot wounds during the ensuing melee at the party office some months ago was also spotted at the scene. Family members…

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‘I Didn’t Buy Votes’

NEWLY ELECTED National Youth Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), George Opare Addo aka Pablo, has denied buying votes. There have been wild rumours that Pablo, who won the NDC polls with a landslide, secured the victory because he induced delegates with money. Reacting to the rumours, the NDC National Youth Organizer stated emphatically that he won genuinely during the party elections over the weekend. According to him, he had a superior campaign message and that is why the delegates voted massively for him to lead them ahead of…

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Sahle-Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia’s first female president

Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president. Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa’s only female head of state. Her election to the ceremonial position comes a week after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed a cabinet with half the posts taken up by women. After being sworn in, President Sahle-Work promised to work hard to make gender equality a reality in Ethiopia. Addressing parliament, she also pledged to promote peace: “I urge you all, to uphold our peace, in…

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We Didn’t Elect You For Proverbs; Fix Our Roads – Angry Sagnarigu Constituents To MP

Some residents of Sagnarigu in the Northern Region are angry with their proverbs-toting representative in parliament, A.B.A Fuseini, for leaving their roads in bad states. They say Mr Fuseini must stop investing his parliamentary and media time in “speaking proverbs” but rather lobby the authorities to facilitate the construction of their roads which they say are in a deplorable state. Speaking to Class News, a native of Choggu Yilpasi Abdul Latif Adams said: “Our MP, Hon. A.B.A. Fuseini, who calls himself Tumalana, he doesn’t deserve that name, he only knows…

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Ghana: I’m Back! Mahama Declares

Former President John Dramani Mahama says he is seeking a second shot at the presidency because he believes he owes a duty to God and the country to do so. John Mahama’s declaration ends months of speculation about his intention to make a comeback. His aides were at the headquarters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Adabraka in Accra yesterday to present his letter of intent to the party hierarchy. It’s believed in NDC circles that ex-President Mahama is the only candidate with a deep pocket to finance the…

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Mahama Dashes To Rawlings For 2020 Blessings

Former President John Dramani Mahama yesterday called on former President Jerry John Rawlings to discuss his plans to become the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2020 elections. Sources said the meeting was ostensibly to seek the blessings of the NDC founder ahead of Mahama’s official declaration to contest in the flagbearership race in the coming days. The Mahama 2016 Campaign had ignored Rawlings, saying that he was an old man whose opinion appears not to matter. Mr. Mahama’s comeback is being severely opposed within the…

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Ghana: Minority Commiserates with Amissah-Arthur’s Widow

The Minority Caucus in Parliament has commiserated with the widow of the late Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur. The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin led the parliamentary delegation to the Ridge residence of Mr Amissah-Arthur who passed away in the early hours of Friday. A former Chief of Staff, Nana Ato Arthur on behalf of the family welcomed the delegation and briefed them on events surrounding Mr Amissah Arthur’s demise. The delegation were led to Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, the wife of the departed former Vice President where they took turns to…

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