I was “upset” to see Mahama in the gutters – Sefa Kayi

Mahama Clean Up.jpeg Peace FM’s popular morning show host, Kwame Sefa Kayi, has taken a swipe at President John Mahama for his personal involvement in the cleaning of some gutters in the capital, Accra over the weekend.

PPP -UK Says Mr. Vanderpuije, Fare Thee Well

 It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing away of our colleague and Vice - Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) UK & Ireland Chapter and surely our brother Mr. Alex Seshi-Vanderpuije.

NPP UK Pays Tribute To The Late Mr Alex Seshie Vanderpuiye, NDC UK 1st Vice Chairman

 The NPP UK is very sad to learn of the death of Mr. Alex Seshie Vanderpuiye, 1st Vice Chairman of the NDC UK on Saturday 2nd August, 2014. Mr.Seshie Vanderpuiye was also previously the Public Relations Officer for the NDC UK and Ireland until he was elected as 1st Vice Chairman last year.

Bature jabs Mrs. Rawlings: "You are more corrupt"

Konadu Rawlings Smile Managing Editor of the Al-Hajj newspaper, Alhaji Iddrisu Bature has labeled former first lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings as corrupt for accusing leadership of the ruling National Democratic Congress [NDC] of doing little to rid the party of “corruption and thievery."


 The NDC government has fully embraced its responsibility to ensure the provision of clean, safe, drinking water for our people. In order to guarantee the availability of potable water for all Ghanaians, government has devoted significant attention and resources to improving the water supply system of the country.

NPP needs to target Zongo Communities in 2016 – Kwabena Agyepong

 An aspiring General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyepong, says the party needs complete overhauling to attract floating voters.

Hajj Pilgrims urged to pay realistic charges for 2014

Hajj Mecca The National Hajj Committee chairman is urging prospective pilgrims to pay realistic charges as thousands prepare for this year’s journey to Mecca.

Moroccan Ambassador snubs KIA immigration

 This may sound unpalatable to the year yet true that the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco in Ghana H.E Mrs. Nesha Alaoui M’HAMMDI blatantly despised Ghana’s immigration authorities at the prestigious Kotoka International Airport (KIA) when she refused to go through formalities.

Akufo-Addo is a great hunter with only a catapult – Amaliba

Amaliba NDC Lawyer2 A leading member of the governing National Democratic Congress, Abraham Amaliba, has questioned the political reasoning of the NPP in choosing Nana Akufo-Addo as the favorite to win its flagbearership race.

NPP race: Alan has nothing to lose – Ben Ephson

Ben Ephson Dispatch Editor NPP flagbearer aspirant Alan Kyeremanten, has nothing to lose if he goes ahead to contest the party’s Super delegates favorite Nana Akufo-Addo in the upcoming national delegates conference scheduled for October 18 to elect a flagbearer, pollster Ben Epson has said.

Teachers “weakest” link in Ghana's edu system – GES boss

Niisbu School Teacher The Teacher is the weakest link in the improvement of Ghana’s education system, acting Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Charles Aheto-Tsegah has told Morning Starr Host Kafui Dey.

Gyan meets CID

Baffour Gyan 11.07 Baffour Gyan, a former Ghanaian international and senior brother of Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan, on Monday, September 8 reported himself at the Kumasi Central Police Station in connection with an alleged assault on a journalist last Friday.

VRA Again! Load shedding won’t end but

Sam Kwesi Fletcher The Volta River Authority (VRA) has denied reports that the emergency load management currently in force across the country will end after this month.

University of Ghana to re-open on Friday

Legon Gate The University of Ghana’s 2014/2015 academic year will begin on Friday, September 5, 2014.

Alan snubs calls for him to step down for Akufo-Addo


Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen Npp

There have been calls from some elders and supporters of the NPP for Alan to withdraw from the October 18 primaries to select a flagbearer following the humiliating defeat handed him by Nana Akufo-Addo despite placing second in the contest.

Minister orders arrest of NADMO Coordinator


Dr Samuel SarpongSamuel Sarpong issued the order when he toured the district’s forest zone to assess the level of damage caused to river bodies by illegal miners.

He stated the claims would be thoroughly investigated to bring all those involved to book.

Mr. Gyamase was also accused of entering a restricted zone to undertake mining activities with some military men shielding him from any possible attack.

Nana Ohene Ntow cautions NPP members


Nana Ohene Ntow Team AlanFormer General Secretary of the NPP and spokesperson of the Alan Kyeremanten campaign team Nana Ohene Ntow says what happened at the party's Electoral College is just a constitutional process.

NPP race: You’re a ‘coward’ if you opt out now – MP dares Alan, et al

Titus Glover MP NPP A Legislator of the main opposition New Patriotic Party, Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover, says the three flagbearer-aspirants seeking to nudge off two-time presidential candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo, from the standard-bearer throne, are “cowards” if they withdrew from the race now.

Ghana ranked 111th in global competitiveness index

Ghanaians With Flag 02Oct2010 Ghana has been ranked 111th in this year’s Global Competitiveness Index published by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Banku appeals to President for boxing gym


President Mahama (right) in a chat with Banku. Picture: Ebow Hanson

He said unlike football, boxing had been starved of investment even though the sport had won more glory for the nation than any other sport. 

“Boxing has brought us a lot of medals and fame even though we put more money in football," he said.

Govt appreciates media contribution — Prez Mahama

Govt appreciates media contribution — Prez Mahama

 Let me extend warm greetings to the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) on the occasion of the 19th GJA Awards and also convey my appreciation for making me the Special Guest of Honour at another impressive award ceremony.

5 Varsities present plans on Ebola to Education Ministry


Education Minister, Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

Education Minister, Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

Tema Hospital Ebola Isolation Centre nears completion


The extent of work done so far at the Tema General Hospital

The extent of work done so far at the Tema General Hospital 

When the Daily Graphic visited the construction site, the contractor had laid blocks and erected a specialised tent while artisans were busily fixing other installations to get the project ready.

Joe Ghartey gives up on NPP race


Joe Ghartey ChangeThe former Attorney General is one of five aspirants who qualified for the second phase of the primaries after Sunday’s super delegates’ congress, which reduced the number of seven contestants to five.

About 141,000 Delegates will elect one of the five - at a grand congress scheduled for October 18 - as flagbearer ahead for the 2016 elections.

October congress won’t be cancelled – Kwabena Agyepong


Kwabena AgyepongThis follows numerous calls from major regional blocks of the party on the leadership to crown the winner of Sunday’s Super Delegates Congress, Nana Akufo-Addo as the presidential candidate without any contest.

The special congress reduced the number of presidential hopefuls from seven to five as stipulated in the party’s constitution.