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December 7 polls equipment would be different from registration equipment – Dr Afari-Gyan

Equipment being used in the ongoing registration will not be the same to be used in the December 7 polls, the Chairman of The Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan has revealed. Dr. Afari-Gyan made this revelation in an interview on Peace FM monitored by ghanabusinessnews.com. He has however described the …

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President Mills will win again – John Mahama

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has predicted that President John Evans Attah Mills would win the 2012 election. He said the President had done a lot of good work in his first four years and that he was confident the electorate would return him to power. Vice President Mahama said …

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Biometric registration successful despite hitches – Dr. Afari-Gyan

The ongoing biometric registration exercise is very successful despite the technical hitches that have been encountered during the process in some parts of the country, the Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan has said. Speaking in an interview on Peace FM and monitored by ghanabusinessnews.com,  Dr. Afari-Gyan described …

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Community appeals for resumption of biometric registration

Members of the Kassena Nankana East Community in Brong–Ahafo at the weekend called for the resumption of the suspended bio-metric registration exercise in some parts of Upper East Region. They asked the Upper East Regional Minister, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development and the Electoral Commission to ensure the …

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Akufo-Addo to address rally at Bekwai

The 2012 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and his running mate, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, will address a campaign rally at Asante-Bekwai on “Workers Day”, May 1. They would be joined by Former President John Agyekum  Kufuor and other leading members of the party, …

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Traditional ruler protests use of District Assemblies as ‘political training fields’

A traditional ruler in the Upper West Region has expressed concern about the active involvement of District Assemblies in partisan politics in recent times. “District assemblies in Ghana have now transformed themselves into political zones for which every concerned Ghanaian must be worried about”, Kuoro Baarecheh Nlowie Baninye II, Acting …

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NDC activist arrested for attacking registration officer

The Akropong police has arrested David Ofosu, an activist of the ruling National  Democratic Congress (NDC) for attacking a registration officer at Nsuta registration centre in the Okere constituency. Briefing the Ghana News Agency in a telephone interview on Sunday, the Akropong Divisional Police Commander, Mr Owusu Nsiah said on …

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CPP is the only hope for Ghana – Akwetey

Mr Bright Akwetey, a presidential aspirant of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has stated that the CPP was the only hope for Ghana to improve its economy since a CPP administration would be ruthless with corrupt officials. He said corruption had been a major factor in the setback of the …

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Bright Akwetey tells Nana Akufo-Addo to condemn Ken Agyapong’s statement

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been asked to condemn the statement of Mr Kennedy Agyapong, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin North, which resulted in the arrest of the MP recently. Mr Bright Akwetey, a presidential aspirant of the Convention People’s …

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Pentecost Council condemns Ken Agyapong’s comments and attackers of Ursula

The National Executive Council of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council on Friday condemned the ethnic-related statement of Mr Kennedy Adjepong, Member of Parliament for Assin North. The Council also condemned the assault of Ms Ursula Owusu, and other politically-related violent attacks and acts of intimidation taking place in some …

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