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PNC forms Interim Management Committee

The Peoples National Convention (PNC) has set Thursday, December 30 to inaugurate an Interim Management Committee (IMC) to manage the affairs of the party until the next National Congress. A statement signed by the IMC Chairman who also presides over the Council of Elders, Mr Basili Wasai explained that the …

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Elections in Brong Ahafo postponed again

Voters in the Brong Ahafo Region who had formed queues this morning in earnest to exercise their franchise in the district assembly and unit committee elections left for their homes and business places in disappointment and with anger following the second postponement of the polls in the region by the …

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District level elections to be completed in Volta region by December 31

The District Assembly and Unit Committee elections in the Volta Region are expected to be completed by Friday December 31. “Generally the elections are taking place throughout the region,” Ms Laurantia Kpatakpa, Volta Regional Director of the Electoral Commission, said in an interview with the GNA. The late arrival of …

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District Assembly Election postponed second time in Upper East

The District Assembly Election which was postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday in the Upper East has been rescheduled to Thursday. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Bruce Ayisi, the Upper East Regional Director of the Electoral Commission. It said the Regional Directorate anticipated that the ballot papers …

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District level polls run into difficulties in Ashanti Region

Voting to pick assembly and unit committee members for the 1,058 electoral areas in Ashanti Region has run into difficulties forcing a re-schedule of the election in seven out of the 27 districts. These are Amansie West, Atwima-Nwabiagya, Asante-Akim North and South, Sekyere Afram Plains, Sekyere Central and Offinso North. …

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NDC is pursuing an all inclusive agenda – Regional Secretary

Mr. Eric Dakurah, the Upper West Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said as social democrats, the government had adopted an all inclusive attitude in governance because it was sensitive to the plight of the vulnerable in society. In line with its policies, he said, the government …

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Greater Accra District Assembly Elections rescheduled for Thursday

The Greater Accra Regional Directorate of the Electoral Commission has rescheduled the Unit Committee and District Assembly Elections in the region for Thursday 30th December, instead of Wednesday 29th December. A press release issued and signed by the Regional Director, Mr Muhammed Adoquaye, said the “Directorate has taken this decision …

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Rawlings denies meeting Mills, Generals on NDC

Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Wednesday denied reports that he had a crunch meeting with President John Evans Atta Mills and a number of people on matters involving the National Democratic Congress (NDC). A statement in Accra signed by Mr Kofi Adams, an aide at the Office of the …

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EC yet to receive ballot papers for eight District Assemblies

The Eastern Region is yet to receive the ballot papers for eight district assemblies and  ballot papers for the unit committee elections as at mid-day on Tuesday, the Eastern Regional Electoral Officer, Mr Paul Boateng, told the GNA on Tuesday. The district assembly and the unit committee elections in the …

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72 year-old educationist to contest 2012 presidential poll

A 72 year-old retired educationist, Dr Baffour Awuah, has announced his decision to contest the 2012 presidential poll on the ticket of the New Nation Party (NNP). He told the Ghana News Agency in Kumasi that he has already picked a “Registration Form” from the Electoral Commission (EC) and going …

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