It was a landmark, but one reached quietly, amid a crisis tearing through millions of homes and communities from Lagos to New York to London to Bihar. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, turned 76 on Sunday, 29 March, yet there was no fanfare as he and his government worked frantically to prepare Ghana for a partial lockdown.

Three men have gone through vetting and won the right to contest the New Patriotic Party’s parliamentary primaries in Akwatia slated for 25 April. The three men, Bernard Owiredu Donkor, Ernest Yaw Kumi and Robert Boateng Ampratwum, will be standing against the sitting MP and the only woman in the race, Mercy Adu Gyamfi.

Former President John Mahama has been asked to open himself up for a probe in respect of the Airbus bribery scandal.

The Member of Parliament for Akyem Oda, William Agyapong Quaittoo, on Friday picked forms to seek re-election in the governing New Patriotic Party's upcoming parliamentary primaries scheduled to take place on April 25.

Young supporters of the governing New Patriotic Party have been advised not to spend very much time on social media platforms, particularly WhatsApp, as they prepare for this year’s elections.

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