Live from the Woods: IEA Jean Mensa’s ‘ill-suited’ EC job and predicted NDC reaction

Being an opposition party in Ghana is a prized license for a group of political derelicts to oppose virtually everything the ruling government would dare to dream. The two major political parties that have alternated in the governance of the country – the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) – […]

Live from the Woods: My verdict on Akufo-Addo’s JOSPONG praise

The President’s praise last Friday of the work of the Jospong Group of Companies should be seen more of an endorsement of their sanitation work rather than a verdict on their operations. It should be easy for us to draw the distinction between the operations of the Jospong Group, allegedly fraught with some questionable transactions, […]

NDC problem, not biometric register, but commitment

It’s a telling blow that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) cannot boast of genuine members after 25 years in existence. The nettlesome issues raised against the party’s current membership register cast doubts on the party’s influence in the country. It could be said with some comfort that while the NDC is ageing, it’s not […]

Mahama attends women summit in Morocco

Ex-President John Dramani Mahama is in Marrakech, the major economic centre of Morocco to attend a Women in Agriculture Summit. The summit is organised under the auspices of Believe in Africa with a focus on agriculture which is captured under Goal 2 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are said to be key to […]

Mahama to make comeback with Unity walk

Ex-President John Dramani Mahama is scheduled to lead supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress in a Saturday walk dubbed “unity walk” in Tamale in the Northern Region. The event is expected to attract former government officials, NDC MPs and supporters of the party. The former President was in Accra Friday to grace the occasion […]