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Shai Osudoku, Ada constituencies elect parliamentary aspirants by acclamation

The Shai Osudoku constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Saturday elected Mr Daniel Dugan, former Deputy Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs by popular acclamation to contest for the 2012 Parliamentary Election on NPP ticket. The Ada constituency of the NNP also elected by the same means Mrs …

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NPP ready for Parliamentary primaries

Dr Samuel Yaw Annor, Eastern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has assured that, the region had prepared adequately for Saturday’s primaries of the Party. He said printing of ballot papers and other logistics for the smooth running of the exercise were in the safe hands of the …

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11th National Constitution week for Western region launched

The Western Regional Chairman of the Peace Advisory Council, Mr Kwaku Aggrey, has called on political parties in the country to revolve their manifestoes around the directive principles of state policy, ascribed in the 1992 Constitution. He said all successive governments should continue with the uncompleted projects of previous administrations, …

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More support for President Mills in NDC primaries

The Central Region branch of the United Cadre Front has thrown its weight behind President John Atta Mills as the National Democratic Congress (NDC) heads for its congress in July to elect a flag bearer for the 2012 election. A statement signed by Mr John Abeiku Aggrey, Regional Convener, said: …

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CPP marks 39th anniversary of Dr Nkrumah’s death

The Convention Peoples Party (CPP) on Wednesday called for a united front towards nation building and condemned vindictive politics, which had retarded accelerated development. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Wednesday after the 15th in the series of “How The CPP Will Do It: Education,” Professor Edmund …

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NDC group affirms support for President Mills

The Greater Accra Regional United Cadre Front (UCF) on Tuesday has confirmed their unflinching support for the candidacy of President John Evans Atta Mills to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to the 2012 elections. “We further express our total support for him during the forthcoming Congress of the party …

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President Mills swears in Dr Brandful as Ghana’s Ambassador to Japan

President John Evans Atta Mills on Tuesday swore in Dr William George Mensah Brandful, a Career Diplomat, as Ghana’s Ambassador-Designate to Japan. He replaces Mr Kwame Asomoah Tenkorang, who was recalled by the President and is now Director of State Protocol. President Mills described Dr Brandful as coming with antecedents …

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NCCE to scrutinize Ghana’s state of democracy on April 28

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Tuesday spelt-out modalities for scrutinising the state of Ghana’s democracy under the Fourth Republican Constitution from April 28 to May 4. The areas which would be under the public’s scrutiny would include; performance of the media; the judiciary and the justice system; …

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MP accused of meddling in chieftaincy matters

The Azure Royal Family at Nangodi in the Upper East Region, has accused Mr Moses Asaga, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for the Nabdam Constituency for meddling in chieftaincy issues in the area. He is accused of lobbying for his younger brother Joe Asaga, who has been …

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Lecturer to contest NPP primaries in Bongo constituency

Mrs. Diana Aburiya Asuure, a lecturer of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic in the Upper East Region, has filed to contest the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries in the Bongo Constituency. Mrs. Asuure, 41, in an interview with Ghana News Agency in Bolgatanga on Saturday, expressed worry about the relegation of women …

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