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NPP says President’s tour is waste of resources

The Eastern Regional Secretariat of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has described the recent tour of President John Atta Mills of the region as waste of national resources. The NPP said the projects the President inaugurated could have been done by Municipal and District Chief Executives and that the tour …

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Former NPP Majority Leader to go independent for Tema West seat

Mr Abraham Osei-Aidoo, former NPP Majority Leader of Parliament said his decision to go independent in the Tema West Parliamentary contest for 2012 was non-negotiable and irrevocable. Mr Kwasi Poku Bosompem, his spokesperson, stated in a statement that the attention of the former Majority Leader’s supporters had been drawn to …

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Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council debunks endorsement statement

Ofori Panin Fie (Office of the Okyenhene) has expressed concern about the many publications regarding statements made by Osabarima Adusi Peasah IV, Akyem Tafohene, when President John Evans Atta Mills visited the Abuakwa State College. A statement issued in Accra and signed by Barima Yentumi Boaman, Abodesahene and chief of …

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Walk-out by Speaker of Parliament was democratic – Alhaji Pelpuo

Alhaji Rashid Pelpuo, Deputy Majority Leader of Parliament said his comments that motivated a historic walk-out of the Speaker of Parliament last month should be seen as a democratic model evolving in the House. Mrs Joyce Bamford Addo stormed out of the Chamber to register her displeasure about a comment …

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Ghana, EU hold political dialogue

Ghana and the European Union (EU) on Thursday met under the framework of the political dialogue defined in the Cotonou Agreement. Vice President John Dramani Mahama accompanied by some members of Cabinet met with the European Union Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Claude Maerten, and eight EU Member States Ambassadors based …

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Political parties must abide by code of conduct – Participants

Participants at a day’s forum in Ho on Thursday urged political parties to abide by the political parties code of conduct. They said non-adherence to the code of conduct was the cause of lawlessness, political agitations, defamation and general disorder in the country. The forum which was on the “Role …

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Nana Konadu more influential than President Mills – New African

Ghana’s former first lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings has been listed as one of Africa’s top 100 influential personalities in recent times by the New African Magazine. The New African, a Pan-African magazine, describes Nana Konadu as “one of Africa’s most socially progressive and influential women” who are the top influencers, …

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Dr Spio-Garbrah bows out from NDC race

Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Former Vice Chairman of National Democratic Congress (NDC) has withdrawn from the Party’s presidential contest after failing to submit his nomination forms before the deadline on Wednesday, June 1. Mr Naziru Mohammed, Co-ordinator of Dr Spio-Garbrah’s Campaign told Mr Johnson Asiedu-Nketiah, General Secretary of NDC that the …

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Nana Konadu submits nomination forms

The Nana Konadu for President 2012 Campaign team, has announced that Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings would submit her nomination forms on Wednesday June 1 at the party’s headquarters. This is to enable her to contest the party’s presidential primaries scheduled for July this year. A statement signed by Mr Berrick …

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NDC warned against washing dirty linen in public

Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawasi, has appealed to supporters and leaders of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to refrain from provocative and defamatory statements. He condemned the way some NDC supporters and activists took advantage of the impending national congress of the party, and openly …

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