Home / Politics (page 3)

Politics

We will replace one district, one factory with staple processing zones – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has indicated that the next National Democratic Congress government will replace the One District, one factory programme to staple processing zones. That, he said would encourage farmers and investors to pump in more resources into the processing sector as they would not be restricted by …

Read More »

EC, Political Parties IT teams to meet

The Electoral Commission (EC) will invite the Technical Teams of the various political parties to meet with the Commission’s IT team towards having a valid Voter’s Register for the 2020 General Election. A statement signed by Mrs Sylvia Annoh, the Acting Director of Public Affairs of the Commission and copied …

Read More »

EC, Advisory Committee, IPAC meeting ends in stalemate

A meeting held by the Electoral Commission (EC) with the Advisory Committee of Eminent Persons and the Interparty Advisory Committee (IPAC) to find common ground on the upcoming compilation of a new voters roll has ended in a stalemate. The biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and some …

Read More »

New Voters Register dates coincide with Ramadan period – Muslim Council

The Federation for Muslim Council Ghana, has called on the Electoral Commission (EC), to review its date set for the compilation of the new voters register because it falls within the year’s Ramadan period. In a press statement copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Al-Hajj Muhammed Amir …

Read More »

Vice President Bawumia assures EU of free and fair elections in December

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday chaired the Ghana-European Union (EU) Political Dialogue meeting, which saw representatives of the EU, EU Ambassadors to Ghana and some leadership of the EU in attendance. They deliberated on matters involving Ghana and the EU future partnership in the areas of trade and …

Read More »

Witness in Ofosu-Ampofo’s trial denies ‘his statement’

Mr Benjamin Osei Ampofo Adjei, broadcast journalist with Adom FM who is a witness in the trial of Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo and Mr Anthony Kwaku Boahen on Wednesday denied the statement which was taken from him by the Police. Though he admitted that the signature on the statement was his, …

Read More »

Akufo-Addo picks forms to contest NPP’s flagbearership primaries

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday picked nominations forms to contest the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) presidential primaries on April 25, 2020. The President, so far, is the only known personality to have formally declared to contest for the Presidency on the ticket of the NPP. Mr Victor Newman, Director …

Read More »

NDC Communications Officer granted bail

The Criminal Department (CID) of the Police Service on Monday granted bail to Mr Sammy Gyamfi, Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) after spending over five hours at the CID headquarters. Mr Gyamfi’s arrest is alleged to be in relation to an on-going cybercrime investigations. A reliable source …

Read More »

Parliament commences sittings today, January 28

Ghana’s Parliament will commence its First Meeting of the Fourth Session of the 7th Parliament on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. A total of 20 bills are expected to be presented to the House. A release signed by Ms Kate Addo, the Director of Public Affairs of Parliament and copied to …

Read More »

Administration of justice not part of your duties – Assembly members told

Mr  Kwasi Adjei Bohyen Asubonteng, Magistrate of Agbozume  District Court has advised Assembly members against adjudicating cases in their electoral areas. He said Assembly members could help their electorate settle disputes for peace to prevail but going ahead to make pronouncements on cases brought before them was totally out of …

Read More »