2020 polls: NPP has no female parliamentary candidate in Bono East Region

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has no female parliamentary candidate contesting the 2020 polls in the Bono East Region. In all, the party has 11 candidates vying for various parliamentary seats in the region. The party currently occupies five out of the 11 seats in the region. The contestants include Mr. Martin Kwaku Adjei-Mensah Korsah,… Continue reading 2020 polls: NPP has no female parliamentary candidate in Bono East Region

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US election 2020: Biden says White House co-operation ‘sincere’

US President-elect Joe Biden has said outreach from the White House over the transition has been “sincere”. “It has not been begrudging so far, and I don’t expect it to be,” he told NBC News in an interview. He spoke as he unveiled his choice of top officials for when he takes over from Donald… Continue reading US election 2020: Biden says White House co-operation ‘sincere’

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Evans Nimako backs EC’s decision to make voters’ register public

The Director of elections for the New Patriotic Party, Evans Nimako has defended the Electoral Commission’s decision to make the voters’ register public. The Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa, on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, justified the decision to make the electoral roll public. She insisted that the Commission’s actions are backed by the law.… Continue reading Evans Nimako backs EC’s decision to make voters’ register public

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Asante Kotoko name 20-man squad for Nouadhibou clash in CAF Champions League

Asante Kotoko SC head coach Maxwell Konadu has named a 20-man squad for their trip to Mauritania for the CAF Champions League game.The Porcupine Warriors will take on Mauritanian champions FC Nouadhibou in the first leg of the preliminary round of the competition.The match is scheduled to take place at the Stade Municipal in Nouadhibou… Continue reading Asante Kotoko name 20-man squad for Nouadhibou clash in CAF Champions League

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Former Niger President Mamadou Tandja dies at 82

Former Niger President Mamadou Tandja has died at age 82, the government said Tuesday. Tandja, who was elected to lead Niger twice from 1999 to 2010, was eventually overthrown in a coup d’etat after trying to change the constitution to extend his grip on power. Niger’s government announced three days of national mourning for the… Continue reading Former Niger President Mamadou Tandja dies at 82

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Presidency not for trial and error, don’t give Mahama a chance – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians not to give former President John Mahama the opportunity to use the presidency to correct past mistakes. Mr. Mahama, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, has indicated his readiness to correct his party’s mistakes should he win power. President Akufo-Addo, however, said such sentiment should be ignored. Addressing a rally… Continue reading Presidency not for trial and error, don’t give Mahama a chance – Akufo-Addo

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UN chief urges Ethiopia to protect Tigray civilians

UN Secretary-General António Guterres is “deeply concerned” about the situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and supports efforts by the African Union to de-escalate the situation, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. Mr Guterres has also called for the protection of civilians ahead of a threat by the Ethiopian army to start an assault on the region’s… Continue reading UN chief urges Ethiopia to protect Tigray civilians

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Judges ready to handle election disputes – Chief Justice

With 12 days to the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary polls, Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah says judges nationwide are ready and resourced to handle any disputes that may arise from the outcome of the polls. He says judges have been trained on election adjudication to enable them sufficiently and speedily hear disputes fairly. The Chief… Continue reading Judges ready to handle election disputes – Chief Justice

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Biden introduces Cabinet picks of his administration

US President-elect Joe Biden introduced his Cabinet nominees and appointees Tuesday and said he is ready to confront the nation’s adversaries and not reject allies. “It’s a team that will keep our country and our people safe and secure and it’s a team that reflects the fact that America is back—ready to lead the world,… Continue reading Biden introduces Cabinet picks of his administration

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