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Bawku to get additional district

Pusiga in the Upper East Region has been earmarked for a district status due to socio-economic opportunities in the area. Pusing, which is part of the Bawku Municipal, generates about 85 percent of the total revenue for the Bawku Municipal Assembly. The area has about 10 busy markets and it …

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I didn’t receive $5m from government – Nana Konadu

Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings has denied ever receiving $5 million from the government on behalf of the 31st December Women’s Movement to run the Nsawam Fruits Canery. She has also denied ever receiving any financial assistance from the government to operate a chocolate factory. According to her, all …

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NDC leadership asked to work with former President Rawlings

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) leadership has been asked to involve former President Jerry John Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings in the party’s activities. Mr Joseph Boarle Salifu, NDC Asawasi Constituency Secretary, made the call in an interview with Ghana News Agency in Kumasi on Sunday. He …

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Nana Konadu urges Ghanaians to check government appointees

The former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, has appealed to Ghanaians to form pressure groups to check the activities and operations of district chief executives and other persons occupying public positions. She said it was only through that that Ghanaians would realize their development needs, aspirations and hopes. Nana …

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NCCE asks eligible voters to register for new voter ID cards

The Ketu North District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has advised prospective voters in the 2012 General Election to patronise the coming voter registration exercise to be able to exercise their franchise. Mr Godwin Agbenyo reminded the citizenry that registering as a voter and voting on …

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Ghana’s 2012 elections: Parties will do anything possible to win – NCCE

Ghana’s 2012 elections (presidential and parliamentary) is seen by many as a test for the country again following the 2008 elections. Even though there are many political parties in the country, the general polls since 1992 when the fourth republic began, has always been a two horse race between the …

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PNC opens nomination for Flagbearer on September 30

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of People’s National Convention (PNC) will open nominations for its Flagbearer on Friday, September 30, for Election 2012. Nominations for National Executive positions would be opened on the same day and submission of nominated forms for both positions ends on Thursday, October 20. These were …

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Ghana will be short-changed with $3b Chinese loan – NPP

The Minority New Patriotic Party (NPP) said their abstinence from the $3-billion Master Agreement loan, was without malice but to caution government that the nation would be short-changed if government went ahead with the agreement. The Minority said the agreement had two major illegalities, which made Parliament infringing the provisions …

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NDC does not pose threat in New Juaben South – NPP Chairman

Mr Agyena -Sarpong, New Juaben South constituency chairman, New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Eastern Region at the weekend said none of the local National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary aspirants poses a threat to the NPP candidate come 2012. He said considering the performance of the NPP Government in the …

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MP cautions NPP members against complacency in 2012 elections

Mr Samuel Kweku Obodai, Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona West, has called on his constituents to vote the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections to secure Ghana’s future. He said any decision by party members to vote either for the presidential candidate and not …

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