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Ghana will help consolidate Africa’s democratic gains – Prez Mills

President John Evans Atta Mills has affirmed Ghana’s commitment to contribute towards consolidating the gains of democracy in Africa. He said as Ghana prepares for elections next year, it would be ready and willing to share its experiences and offer any co-opera    tion towards consolidating same in any part of …

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CPP will not break up after July Congress – Prof Delle

A leading member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), dismissed assertions in some political circles that the party could Break up if certain candidates are not elected at the CPP National Delegates Congress this month. Professor Edmund N. Delle, leader and aspiring National Chairman of the party, who refuted the …

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Lecturer says political parties should publish accounts

A Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Dr. Kwame Osei Kwarteng, has appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) to impress on all political parties to publish their annual audited accounts. He said it was a constitutional requirement for political parties to annually publish their accounts, a mandate the …

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CPP congratulates the Chinese Communist Party

The Convention People’s Party, (CPP) has congratulated the leadership and entire membership of the Chinese Communist Party on the occasion of their 90th Anniversary which falls on July 1st. A statement issued and signed in Accra, on Wednesday, by Ivor K Greenstreet, General Secretary of the Party said, “on this …

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Feverish preparations towards NDC congress

Feverish preparations are on-going at the Sunyani Coronation Park, venue for the upcoming congress of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), slated for July 8 to 9 to elect the party’s flagbearer for the 2012 Presidential Election. The park is being put to a befitting shape for the event as a …

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Electoral Commission to start biometric registration before end of year – Afari-Gyan

Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), on Wednesday announced that the commission would commence biometric voter registration before the end of this year. He, however, dismissed speculations that the EC would use the electronic voting process for Election 2012. Dr Afari-Gyan was speaking on the third day …

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NDC, NPP boycott constitution week celebrations

The Upper West Regional Executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have been blamed for boycotting the 11th Annual Constitution Week Celebration in Wa even though they were invited. Mr. Ben Banye, Upper West Regional Director of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) …

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NPP outpaced NDC in development performance in Ho Municipality

The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) record of development performance in the Ho Municipality stands unmatched by the current and previous governments of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). “We can confidently say that the Kufuor government outpaced and has done far better than both NDC 1 and 2 governments”, the Ho …

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Political scientist says Ghana needs vibrant political parties

Dr Ziblim Iddi, a Lecturer at the Political Science Department, University of Ghana, on Tuesday asked political parties to be active and vibrant, to give meaning to the special role reserved for parties under the 1992 Constitution of Ghana. He said the current situation in which some political parties submerge …

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Ghanaians prefer election of rulers to other methods

Surveys from the Afro barometer indicate that 73 per cent of Ghanaians now prefer elections to any other method of selecting their rulers. Even though the study indicated that the two leading political parties in Ghana, the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party, enjoy specific social support base, …

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