Upper West Region

NDC MPs will give Nana Addo ‘tough time’ if …– Yieleh Chireh


The Member of Parliament for Wa West in the Upper West Region, Joseph Yieleh Chireh has indicated that the incoming NPP government will face stiff opposition from the NDC in parliament if it fails to deliver on its numerous promises. According to the MP, the NPP was well aware of the country’s dire economic circumstances when it promised Ghanaians a ...

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You wiped my 2012 tears – Akufo-Addo tells Upper West


President-Elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed his profound gratitude to the people of the Upper West region for their support in the just ended national elections. He said their massive endorsement for him in this year’s polls wiped away his tears of losing the 2012 elections. Nana Akufo-Addo added that the increase of the NPP’s parliamentary seats in the ...

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We’ll involve traditional rulers in governance – Akufo-Addo


President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo has said that his government will develop strategies to get traditional leaders across the country participate more effectively in the governance system. He noted that there was still a huge gap in the collaboration of political leaders and traditional authorities. According to him, that gap must be bridged to ensure close collaboration for the development of the ...

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Alban Bagbin retains seat in Upper West 


Majority Leader and incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for the Nadowli-Kaleo Constituency of the Upper West Region, Alban Bagbin, has retained his seat. He polled 14,044, beating his two other contenders,  Elvis B. Botah of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)  and Bernard Mornah of the People’s National Convention (PNC) who polled 9,154 and 5,393 respectively. The Convention People’s Party’s (CPP) Emmanuel ...

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NDC, NPP are bad for Ghana – Greenstreet


The flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Ivor Kobina Greenstreet has charged the people of Sissala not to vote for the two main political parties, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP). According to him, both parties are bad for Ghana and for the electorates in the upcoming polls hence must be rejected. He accused both ...

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You’re not the kind of Northern President we want – Bawumia to Mahama


Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Running Mate to Nana Akufo-Addo, has stated that what matters is leadership that advances the interests of the people and that even though it cannot be denied that the President is from the North, his leadership with its attendant incompetence, particularly corruption, which has worsened the plight of many Ghanaians, is not the type of Northern Presidency ...

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Mahama has damaged the northern brand with corruption – Bawumia

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

The vice presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said President John Mahama has tarnished the image of northerners with corrupt leadership in government. According to him, the president has damaged the Northern brand with wanton corruption and incompetence, bringing disgrace and severe hardships to his people in the northern part of the country. “Yes ...

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I’m committed to peaceful elections-Mahama

President Mahama addressing the chiefs and people of Lawra traditional area

President John Dramani Mahama has reiterated his commitment to ensure peace before, during and after the December polls. At a short meeting with the chiefs and queen mothers of the Lawra traditional area, he said “as president and commander in chief, I will ensure that the right environment is maintained for peaceful elections to take place in Ghana. I have ...

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Retain NDC to move Ghana forward – Mahama


Ghana has come a long way and cannot afford to go backward, by voting for any party other than the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the upcoming polls, says President John Mahama. He said the government is taking the upcoming polls very seriously because it wants to protect the destiny of the country by ensuring its development gains are sustained. The ...

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Election rigging allegations ‘absurd nonsense’ – Mahama


President John Mahama has rubbished claims by his political opponents that the Electoral Commission (EC) is scheming to rig the upcoming presidential elections for him. Some New Patriotic Party (NPP) executives, have on different platforms, claimed there’s a grand scheme to ensure President Mahama’s re-election. But the President at a rally in Funsi in the Wa East Constituency of the ...

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