Volta Region

Call for party executives to step down premature – Volta NDC


The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has described as premature, calls for all executives of the party to step aside following the party’s poor performance in the 2016 general elections. According to the party, the calls are misplaced, especially at a time when the party is taking stock of what led to its defeat in the December ...

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Review NSS allowance if you can’t pay – MP to NPP

Richard Quarshigah

A Member of Ghana’s Parliament on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress, Richard Quarshigah has defended government’s last minute decision to increase allowances of national service  personnel in the country. Government on Tuesday announced a 60 percent increase in allowances of service personnel effective January 2017. The announcement implies that each personnel who received GHc350 each month will now ...

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Volta no longer a stronghold for NDC – NPP MP elect


The only New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary candidate to win a seat in the Volta Region, Michael Gyato, has attributed the remarkable victory of the party in the general elections to the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) poor performance in the region. The NPP normally heads into the elections with low expectations of the Volta Region given the region’s standing as ...

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President-elect Akufo-Addo calls on Volta Chiefs [Photos]


President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo has reiterated his pledge to involve the chieftaincy institution in his administration’s governance of the country. He said this during his trip to the Volta Region where he called on the Regional House of Chiefs to thank them for their support during the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) victorious election bid, which saw the party capture an unexpected parliamentary seat in the region. Nana ...

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Ketu North NPP thanks constituents for massive support

John Peter Amewu, NPP Voter Regional Chairman addressing the media

The Ketu North Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Gabriel Kwasi Awudi has expressed appreciation over what he said was the massive votes the constituents gave his party in the recent general elections. Ketu North has been identified as one of the hotbeds of political activities in the region which features fierce contests between the two major ...

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NDC, NPP clash in Deme over ‘Togolese voters’ [Photos]


Supporters on the two leading parties in this year’s elections, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) reportedly clashed at Deme, a border community in Dzodze in the Ketu North constituency. According to Citi News‘ King Norbert Akpablie, the supporters of the governing party were “lurking in the bush to prevent people they perceived to be Togolese” ...

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NDC scheming to use masks to rig polls – NPP


The Volta Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it has unraveled what it calls a grand scheme by the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) to rig the general elections in the region. Addressing the media at a press conference at Ho, the Regional Secretary of the NPP in the region, Joseph Homenya said the NDC  among others things ...

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Ho Central: Independent candidate woos voters with campaign songs


With barely a week to the general elections, an Independent Parliamentary Candidate for the Ho Central constituency, Edwin Lotsu Tukpeyi, has intensified his campaign activities with songs composed to woo lovers of the various genre of music. The Businessman and a Former Field Service Officer of the United Nations Peace Keeping Operations, who started his campaign with just a single ...

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NPP patron donates office complex to party in Hohoe Constituency


A citizen of Alavanyo and a patron of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Ellis Prince Antsroe, has donated an office complex to the party in the Hohoe constituency to help facilitate party activities ahead of the general elections. The office equipped with modern office equipment including computers, electronic television and office furniture was commissioned by the Paramount Chief of Alavanyo ...

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Allow ‘Ghanaians abroad’, border residents to vote – IGP


The Inspector General of Police (IGP), John Kudalor, has advised security officers not to allow any form of intimidation that seeks to prevent eligible voters along the country’s corridors and those abroad from voting in the polls on 7th December. Addressing the media on a day’s visit to the Volta Region, John Kudalor, observed that due to the long standing ...

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