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NDC assured of victory in by-election

The Atiwa Constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Amponsah Kyei, has said the party would win the forth coming by-election in the constituency. He said the party executive was working hard to ensure that a winnable candidate was elected during the primaries to snatch the seat …

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NDC says economy on verge of breakthrough

Mr Kwasi Aboagye, Volta Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said the country was at the verge of a major economic transformation anchored on good governance. He therefore called for public/private partnership and cooperation from all, irrespective of one’s political affiliation, for rapid national development. Mr Aboagye …

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EC conducts by-election at Atiwa Constituency on August 31

The Electoral Commission (EC), would conduct a Parliamentary by-election in the Atiwa constituency on Tuesday, August 31. This is to fill the vacancy created in Parliament as a result of the death of the Member of Parliament for the constituency. A statement issued in Accra on Tuesday and signed by …

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NPP leadership’s condemnation of G-4 is unfortunate

Representatives of the four presidential candidate aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Monday described the public pronouncement of the National Executives on the group’s recent press conference as deplorable. They therefore called on the leadership to exhibit political maturity, neutrality and transparency in their administration and dealings with …

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NDC Regional Chairmen to take stock on July 21

Regional Chairmen of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Monday fixed Wednesday, July 21, for NDC National Stock-Taking Conference on party-government relations for the past 19-months, in Accra. The conference is on the theme: “Developing a cohesive agenda towards strengthening a solid party for Election 2012”. Speaking to Ghana News …

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Ashanti NPP says primaries will be free and open

The Ashanti Regional Executive of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has calmed any nagging anxiety about the fairness of the party’s up-coming presidential primaries in the region, saying, adequate measures had been put in place to make the poll transparent and credible. A press statement signed by the Regional Secretary, …

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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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