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Akuapem South Assembly rejects President Mahama’s nominee

The Akuapem South District Assembly on Tuesday rejected Mr Winston Kwadwo Afari Djan, the President’s Nominee, as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area during a special meeting. The election of DCE became necessary due to the creation of the new District out of the former Akuapem South District …

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Money politics greatest potential of breeding corruption – Chief Justice

The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Wood, has called for a sustained crusade against the infusion of money into politics at all levels in the country. She says the practice has the greatest potential of breeding corruption in the national development engagement. She notes that money injected into politics in …

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NPP vets 17 candidates in Northern Region

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has vetted and selected 17 candidates to contest the parliamentary primaries on October 20 in the newly created five constituencies in the Northern Region. The constituencies, which formed part of the 45 created by Electoral Commission, are Tatale-Sanguli, Kparidito, Sagnarigu, Daboya and Yunyoo. Mr Faisal …

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EC gives copies of election 2012 manual to political parties

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday distributed hundreds of copies of “A Guide to Candidates and their Agents,” to political parties contesting the December polls. The guide is to aid the Political Parties to train their polling agents for Election 2012 as well as aid both Presidential and Parliamentary candidates …

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EC to re-register 822 people in Tarkwa

The Municipal Electoral Officer of Tarkwa Nsueam, Mr. Kwaku Owusu Addo Asamoah has indicated that the Electoral Commission (EC) will re-register 822 people who registered at Akoon Nzemafokrom and ‘Compound One’ polling centers in the previous biometric registration exercise. He said the exercise had become necessary as the EC could …

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NPP leads media chart on indecent expressions for six consecutive weeks

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) said for the sixth consecutive week, officials and supporters of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) led in the use of indecent expression by making ten out of the 17 indecent remarks on radio. Mr Kennedy Agyapong, the NPP Member of Parliament for …

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Deal with election disputes impartially – President Mahama tells Judges

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called on Judges to exhibit high level of neutrality and impartiality in their dealing with election related disputes in the country. “I have no doubt in your fair and just manner of dealing with issues and I want to urge you to stay in …

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Group trains 150 observers for Ghana election

SAVE-Ghana, a civil society organization interested in consolidating Ghana’s democratic credentials, has trained 150 election observers to help monitor this year’s elections, in Wa East, Lambussie-Karni and Nadowli Districts in the Upper West Region. Mr. Kingsley Kanton, Executive Director of the civil society organisation, disclosed this to  the Ghana News …

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Creation of new districts not for political gratification- President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has stated that the creation of new districts and constituencies in the country was to accelerate national development, and not for political gratification as perceived by some people. He said apart from providing jobs for the people, the creation of districts would lead to the provision …

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130 policemen in Volta Region trained in public order management

A total of 130 police personnel from various stations in the Volta Region have undergone a week’s training in “Public Order Management” at the Police Recruit Training School in Ho, ahead of the December Elections. Besides endurance exercises, the men and women were taken through lessons on Human Rights, limits …

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