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Prof Ninsin proposes proportional representative government

Professor Kwame Ninsin, Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) has proposed a Proportional Representation (PR) to replace Ghana’s current electoral system to foster political stability. He said the PR system has the potential to enhance popular democratic participation as well as give all and sundry a stake in …

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Think of resettling Fulera before Nana Konadu – CPP Youth

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) Youths have faulted the Government for rehabilitating the house of the mother of Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings for her to move in, while neglecting Mrs Fulera Limann, who was a First Lady before her. A statement Mr James Kwabena Bomfeh, Youth Organiser of CPP, signed on …

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CPP calls for repeal of Article 71 in 1992 Constitution

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has called on Ghanaians to initiate moves to repeal Article 71 of the Constitution of the Fourth Republic that makes Former Presidents to expect to be accommodated by the State. “Instead of wasting precious time deliberating on Former President Rawlings’ controversial accommodation issue, we should …

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Minority cries foul on voting result for tariff increase motion

Minority in parliament on Tuesday said voting on the motion to express concern on the recently announced increase on water and electricity tariffs, was swindled in favour of the Majority. “We challenge the numbers, this amount to rigging in the House,” thundered Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu after the results were announced …

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Factionalism to cost NDC in 2012 elections

Council of Elders of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has been urged to work hard to resolve the differences among the rank and file of the party. Mr Joseph Boarle Salifu, Asawasi Constituency Secretary of the NDC, making the call said the party could not afford to lose the 2012 …

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Minority disagree with extension of sitting to August 3

The Minority in Parliament on Friday expressed  disagreement that the House should extend sitting and rise on August 3, 2010 instead of July 23, 2010 as scheduled. The Minority said that there would not be enough time for members to travel to their constituencies to prepare for their congress which …

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NPP elections to last for seven hours

New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Monday said voting in its “Special Flag-Bearership Election,” slated for Saturday, August 7, at all the 230 constituencies nation-wide would start at 0800 hours to 1500 hours. The party has designated all 230 constituencies as polling stations for the election which would be supervised by …

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NPP needs compromise candidate for Election 2012 – Frimpong-Boateng

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, an aspirant for the flagbearership of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Tuesday called for a compromise candidate like him to lead the party back to power. “NPP needs a compromise candidate capable of eliminating intra and inter party antagonism, a disposition essential to solidify …

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NPP's victory in 2012 will depend on polling station executives

Mr Alan Kyerematen, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has observed that victory would elude the party in the 2012 polls if polling station executives were neglected. He said everything possible should be done to motivate polling station executives, who were at the grassroots with the people, …

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NPP opens nomination for presidential aspirants

The National Executive Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Wednesday said it had opened nominations for presidential aspirants from Wednesday, March 31 to Friday, May 7. A statement issued in Accra by Mr Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie, General Secretary of the NPP, said vetting of aspirants would close on Wednesday, …

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