Eastern Region

Ghanaians will be happy again – Nana Addo


President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said Ghanaians will rejoice again following his election to the highest office in the country. Addressing chiefs and people of the Kwahu Traditional Area of the Eastern Region as part of his Thank you Tour, Akufo-Addo assured that he will fulfill all the promises he made prior to his election. “The NPP is for the ...

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NDC members weep for defeated Mahama [Photos]


Some die-hard members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), at Somanya in the Eastern Region, wept on Thursday over the defeat of President John Mahama in the December 7 polls. President Mahama’s second term bid was truncated by the New Patriotic Party’s Nana Akufo-Addo who will be sworn into office on January 7, 2017. The President was in the area ...

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CODEO reported minor problems in 44% of polling stations


The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has said that reports it has received from 86 percent of the 28, 992 polling stations indicate that 55 percent of them had no major problems during voting. A statement from the group also indicated that 44 percent of the polling stations it had reports from cited minor problems, and only 1 percent reported ...

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Voting extended in Afram Plains North constituency


The Electoral Commission (EC) has extended the voting period  in some polling stations in the Afram Plains North constituency of the Eastern Region to 10 pm. The Commission explained that it took the decision after receiving reports about challenges some prospective voters encountered while trying to arrive at some polling stations located in the area. Addressing the press, the EC’s ...

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Akufo-Addo not gaining grounds in Eastern Region – NDC

Nana Akufo-Addo

The Eastern Regional branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has rubbished claims by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) 2016 flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo, that the party has made significant gains in the NDC’s strongholds in the region. According to the NDC, although the NPP flagbearer is an indigene, that is not enough grounds for residents to vote for him in ...

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NPP, NDC supporters clash at New Juaben [Photos]


Supporters of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) and governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), clashed on Sunday morning during separate health walks organised by the two parties in the New Juaben North constituency in the Eastern Region. It is unclear what triggered the clashes, but police officers had to intervene, and warned supporters of both parties to call off their ...

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Stop dirty tribal politics- Akufo-Addo to Mahama

Nana Akufo-Addo

The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the December 7 polls, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has condemned what he described as dirty politics of tribalism and ethnicity consistently waged by President John Mahama in his campaign in the North of the country. Nana Akufo-Addo entreated President Mahama to eschew ethnic politics and tell Ghanaians what the NDC ...

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Every gov’t constructs roads, flyovers-Alan Kyerematen tells Mahama

Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen

Former Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen has asked President John Mahama not to boast with construction of roads, flyovers, and schools because every government since independence has executed development projects as part of its social contract with the people. He said infrastructural development can therefore not be the trump card of any government defending its record in ...

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Preach NPP’s policies of hope to voters-Otiko Djaba urges supporters

Otiko Djaba addressing party supporters in Abuakwa North constituency

The Women’s Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Madam Otiko Djaba has called on party supporters, especially women to go out and campaign for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to win the December 7 polls. She said the time has come for women to embark on door-to-door, hamlet-to-hamlet and village-to-village campaign in all the 275 constituencies in the country to ...

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I’m unperturbed by attacks on me – Nana Addo


The New Patriotic Party (PPP) flagbearer for the 2016 elections, Nana Akufo-Addo, has said that he is unperturbed about what he calls verbal attacks on his person ahead of the December polls. According to him, such attacks are intended to derail the party’s focus on winning this year’s elections, and therefore party supporters must ignore them. He said, the supporters ...

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