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NDC makes President Mahama leader of party

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has urged its members and the nation to remain calm and firm in this difficult time as the country mourns the demise of Professor John Evans Atta Mills, former President of the Republic of Ghana and its leader. This …

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I don’t know Mahama’s vision, leadership abilities – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings says he does not know the vision and leadership qualities of John Dramani Mahama who was sworn-in as President of Ghana yesterday July 24, 2012 following the demise of Prof. John Evans Atta Mills. Mr Rawlings who is in Brazzaville, Congo with his wife, Nana …

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Reject new constituencies – CDD tells Parliament

The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) on Tuesday called on the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament and Parliament as a whole to examine the Electoral Commission’s (EC) proposal to create additional 45 constituencies in a bi-partisan fashion and reject it accordingly. It affirmed its deep respect for the principle of …

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ILGS charges assemblies to ensure transparency, accountability of resources

The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), on Monday began a training programme for staff of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) to ensure effective utilization of resources for accelerated development. The workshop aims at equipping participants with effective leadership and communication tools, examining the vision and mission statements of the …

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Akufo-Addo promises antidote for collapsing economy

The presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Election 2012, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said a government under the NPP would provide an antidote to the country’s collapsing economy. He called on Ghanaians to vote massively for the NPP to build a stronger economy and a prosperous …

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Tamale South angry with EC over annulment of new constituency

A group of people calling themselves the Concern Citizens of Tamale South Constituency (CCTSC) at the weekend expressed dissatisfaction with the Electoral Commission over its annulment of a proposed Tamale West Constituency. According to them the EC had earlier proposed the Tamale West Constituency to be carved out of the …

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Government committed to developmental projects – Minister

Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) has reiterated government’s commitment to ensure development in all areas of the country. He said government would remain resolute in pursuing its developmental projects and not be detracted by unrealistic comments by the opposition New Patriotic Party. Mr …

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Ghana needs discerning voters – Rev Dr Opuni-Frimpong

The Reverend Dr Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong, Chairperson of the Asante Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) has entreated religious leaders to make conscious effort at educating their followers on national issues. He said leaders were obliged to keep their members well-informed on development policies and programmes, as well as …

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NDC calls on members to respect principles of democracy

The Eastern Regional Organizer of the National Democratic Congress(NDC), Mr Bismark Tawiah Boateng, has appealed to the Member of Parliament(MP) for Lower Manya, Mr Michael Teye Nyawonu to respect the democratic principles of the party. He said in 1996, Mr Nyawonu defeated the then incumbent MP for the constituency, Major …

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