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Give us free and fair election – NPP Executives

Some polling station executives in the Tema West Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have appealed for a free and fair parliamentary primary poll in the Constituency. They said if the rumpus preceding the impending election of a parliamentary candidate was not critically analysed and resolved it would spell …

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NDC can go into opposition – Founding Member

A founding member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Mintah, has cautioned party loyalists against acts that could thwart the efforts of the ruling body to hold on to power in the 2012 general election. Mr Mintah said: “We came from opposition just about two years four months …

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No clear winner for AMA Presiding Member election

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) on Friday failed to elect a Presiding Member (PM), after none of the two contestants got the required 93 votes to be declared the winner from the 400-member assembly. During the voting only 128 assembly members were present to exercise their franchise, making a clear …

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Contempt charges filed against Dr Mahama, six others

Motion on notice for an order for committal for contempt order, has been filed against Dr Edward Mahama and six other leading members of the Peoples National Convention (PNC), at the Adjabeng District Court in Accra. The PNC members were sited for flouting the order of the court says a …

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Nadowli Assembly finally elects Presiding Member

Mr Andrew Kpan, the Lawra District Director of Education, has been elected the Presiding Member (PM) for the Nadowli District Assembly, after several unsuccessful attempts. Mr Kpan, 59, polled 52 votes to beat his only opponent, Mr Philip Belegha, who secured 19 votes, out of the 73 Assembly members that …

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Assembly women learn more about local governance

Mrs Lucy Awuni, the Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, has said there are several interventions being introduced by the government to ensure that women got involved in decision making for development. She urged assembly women to take advantage of the change and lead in pursuing their ambitions in the society. …

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CPP congress in danger, Party to be dragged to court

The Convention People’s Party’s (CPP) National Delegate Congress slated tentatively for May 27 to 29 is in danger as some constituency executives from the Central Region have declared their intention to take legal action against organizing the congress. A petition to the National Chairman filed on behalf of the aggrieved …

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Atwima-Nwabiagya Assembly fails to elect presiding member

The 56-member Atwima-Nwabiagya District Assembly has for the third time in 21 days failed to break the deadlock over the election of a presiding member (PM). After two rounds of voting, none of the two contestants for the position, Mr Stephen Boateng, immediate past PM, and Mr Anthony Bernard Ansah, …

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Ex-President Rawlings slams vote-buying ahead party’s congress

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has poured indignation at what he says is vote-buying by some leading members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) ahead of the national delegates congress to decide who leads the party to the 2012 general elections. The practice, he said, was not only alien but …

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NYEP boss to contest NDC primaries of Chiana-Paga constituency

Mr Abuga Pele, National Coordinator of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), has declared his intention to contest the National Democratic Congress (NDC) primaries of the Chiana-Paga Constituency in the Upper East Region. He attributed the failure of the party to win the seat in 2008 to disunity in the …

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