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Assembly Members undergo orientation course

A two-day orientation course for 66 newly elected and appointed assembly members of the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District has ended with a call on members to unite devoid of political differences for the  development of the District. Mr Peter Light Koomson, District Chief Executive who made the call expressed the hope that …

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NPP bemoans situation in Ga State, calls for restraint

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Thursday called on the security agencies to uphold law and order, in order not to let the situation in the Ga State degenerate further into total chaos and bloodshed. In addition, all Gas should exercise restraint in these trying times, while the Greater Accra …

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Constitutional week participants call for expanded delegates at polling stations

Participants at a public discussion on the “Development and Contribution of Political Parties to the Growth of Ghana’s Democracy” have called on the political parties to expand the number of delegates at the polling stations. The participants, who were part of this year’s Constitution Week Celebration in Yendi in the …

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Assembly members core to successful local government practice – Diplomat

Mr Christian Joly, a representative of the French Embassy, on Monday observed that assembly members were core players in the local governance process particularly the country’s growing democracy. “Your role is a very crucial one and… you are expected to explain government policies for a better understanding to the ordinary …

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CPP congress postponed for the third time

The Extra-Ordinary National Delegates’ Congress of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) slated for June ending has been postponed to September 30, Mr Ladi Nylander, the National Chairman, said in Kumasi at the weekend. “The party will elect the National Executives in the next six to eight weeks and elect its …

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NDC “Heroes Fund” not intended for political violence – Chairman

Dr Kwebena Adjei, National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said the “Heroes Fund Foundation” was not to stimulate political violence against any opposition party. The Foundation registered as a non-profit political organisation was to assist supporters and loyalists, who have encountered misfortune in the course of service …

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Citizens urged to adhere to political parties’ constitutions

The Adentan Municipal Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Madam Azumah Zainabu Braimah, has urged citizens to adhere to their political parties’ constitutions and manifestoes to ensure political tolerance and effective democratic governance. She noted that since political parties’ constitutions are blue prints to guide their existence …

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Rawlings asked to apologize to President Mills, NDC

The Northern Alliance for Better Ghana (NAFBEG), an NDC group, has asked former President Jerry John Rawlings to apologize to president Mills and the NDC fraternity for accusing the Mills government of embezzlement. A press statement, issued by the NAFBEG and signed by Mr Sulleman Abubakar Bayeta, General Secretary, and …

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Parliamentary Centre to school MPs on purse control

Mr Isaac Asiamah, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Atwima/Mponua, on Friday called on the leadership of the House to invite the Canadian Parliamentary Centre to school parliamentarians on the criteria for their evaluation. Ghana came last in a survey recently conducted by the Canadian Parliamentary Centre when …

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MP expresses concern about abuse of democracy

The Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, Mr Francis Kojo Arthur, has expressed concern about the show of impunity in the name of democracy and said democracy did not mean going on radio to insult people including the President. He appealed to radio stations to help check the negative practice. …

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