It goes without saying that the news agenda is still dominated by President Mills’s death last week. You get a fair overview of the major sub-strands in the story from these three covers. This analysis from allAfrica.com is really worth a read too – a very clear account of where the major parties stand now.
Today promised to be a good one on the front pages. It emerged yesterday that rumours of the Rawlingses breaking from the ruling NDC party to form a rival outfit – a prospect first floated, but very far from confirmed, by Citifm in March – had some basis in fact, and that a Nana Konadu… [Read more…]
Two government-owned titles and a privately-owned NDC supporter this week. Ghanaian Times Government-owned. Top story: questions about oil revenue from the Saltpond Field.
I landed on a poorly-stocked news stand today, so it’s only the Daily Graphic (state-owned, pro-govt). The CPP of the top story was originally Kwame Nkrumah’s independence party, banned in ’66 following the coup that overthrew him. Resurrected three decades later, it still has a broadly socialist agenda – see for example recent statements on… [Read more…]