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PNC regional chairmen endorse IMC

Regional Chairmen of the Peoples’ National Convention (PNC) on Wednesday endorsed the Interim Management Committee (IMC) led by Mr Basili Waisai that had assumed leadership of the party. The seven-member IMC mandated to organise a National Congress this year, has been increased to 13 to include some regional chairpersons and …

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Police arrests candidate, 3 polling agents

The Police on Tuesday arrested David Mensah, a candidate of the District Level Elections (DLE) for the Nsadweso Electoral Area in the Western Region and his three polling agents for allegedly stealing a booklet of ballot papers at the Odumase Polling Centre. Mr Yaw Amoah Gyasi, Mpohor Wassa East District …

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Mills reshuffles Ministers, Betty Mould-Iddrisu goes to Education

President John Evans Atta Mills on Tuesday announced changes in some Ministerial appointments. A statement signed by Mr J.K. Bebaako-Mensah, Secretary to the President, said Mr Martin A.B.K. Amidu, has been appointed Attorney-General and Minister for Justice; Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu, Minister for Education; Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Minister for Local …

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Ashanti NDC Chairman condemns EC for assembly election mess

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Yaw Owusu Obimpeh, has expressed disapproval of the conduct of the district level polls by the Electoral Commission (EC), particularly in the Ashanti Region, and asked for thorough investigation. He said the mess and confusion that plagued the …

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Investigate alleged financial malfeasance against NPP functionaries – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Friday reiterated his call on President Mills’ administration to investigate alleged financial malfeasance and abuse of office against functionaries of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). In addition, it must re-investigate various murder cases, including the death of Ya-na Abdulai Yakubu Andani II, King of …

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EC fixes January 4 for outstanding elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Friday said Tuesday, January 4, 2011 has been fixed for the conduct of all outstanding District and Unit Committee Elections throughout the country. “We wish to inform the public that voters in electoral areas and units where elections remain outstanding after close of polls on …

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Ballot box snatched at Ahanta West after assembly elections

The Western Regional Crime Officer, Mr. James Kofi Abraham, has said one of the ballot boxes containing the ballot papers was snatched at Adjuah electoral area in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region. He said the attacker was not apprehended because there was power outage at the time …

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Supreme Court order prevents President Mills from voting

President John Evans Atta Mills could not exercise his franchise on Friday as a result of a Supreme Court ruling. On December 24, the court suspended the conduct of District Level Elections in four electoral areas in the Ledzokuku-Krowor District of the Greater Accra Region. President Mills itinerary indicated that …

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Leadership of PNC to institute legal action against IMC

The defunct National Leadership of the Peoples National Convention (PNC) on Thursday threatened to institute legal action against the newly inaugurated Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the party. In an interview with Ghana News Agency in Accra, Mr Bernard Monarh, General Secretary of PNC described the action of Mr Basili …

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PNC IMC takes over management of party

A seven-member Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Peoples National Convention (PNC) led by Mr Basili Waisai, a founding member, on Thursday assumed leadership of the party. The IMC is mandated to organise a National Congress of the PNC in 2011. Other members are Mallam Ahmed Agadi Jato, Deputy Chairperson, …

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