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Outgoing Cuban Ambassador to Ghana calls on Prez Mills

Outgoing Cuban Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Miguel Perez Cruz, after five years duty in Ghana, on Monday called on President John Evans Atta Mills at the Osu Castle to bid him farewell. With reminisces of the years stayed in Ghana, Mr Cruz extended his appreciation and that of his home …

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Chiefs urged to support Unit Committees to perform

Chiefs and people in the various communities have been urged to offer unit committees at the assemblies’ level every necessary support and encouragement to help them to perform. Mr Emmanuel Victor Boadu, a Principal Civic Educator at the Asante-Akim South District Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), …

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NCCE demands political parties to adhere to code of conduct

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has asked Political Parties to ensure that they adhere strictly to their code of conduct, especially before, during and after the 2012 election. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Bolgatanga, the Regional Director of the Commission, Mr Peter Mensah …

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Nduom unhappy with insanitary conditions at Elmina

Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, the 2008 Parliamentary candidate for the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), on Saturday expressed dismay over the fast rate at which the Elmina Township was deteriorating as a result of insanitary conditions. He also expressed concern over the deplorable state of the bridge on the Benya Lagoon …

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NADMO Coordinator to contest New Juaben South Parliamentary seat

Mr Ransford Owusu-Boakye, the Eastern Regional Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), on Friday declared his intention to contest the New Juaben South Parliamentary seat on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Mr Owusu-Boakye, 46, who was the NDC parliamentary candidate for the 2008 elections, was …

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NPP will not give vain promises to Ghanaians – Akufo-Addo

The Presidential Candidate for the New Patriotic Party Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday extended his listening campaign tour to Agona East Constituency and interacted with a cross-section of people. Nana Addo who is on his three-day listening campaign tour in the Central region was welcomed by crowds in the …

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I’m proud to be first Ghanaian woman to attempt to run for Presidency – Nana Konadu

Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings on Thursday opened the West African Women in Leadership Conference in Accra with a declaration that women are crucial in nation building. “Women are the centre of nation building,” she said. Nana Konadu said she was proud to be the first woman in Ghanaian …

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Ghana’s Transitional Bill gets second reading in Parliament

Parliament on Friday performed the second reading ritual of the Transition Bill. The bill seeks to design formulae for political transfer from one government to another in Ghana. The 14 clause bill is a novelty in the history of the country as far as formal political arrangements for transfer of …

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Dr Mahama, six others acquitted over contempt charge

Dr Edward Mahama, the People’s National Convention (PNC) flag bearer in the 2008 presidential election and six other members who were cited for contempt were on Thursday acquitted and discharged by an Accra High Court. The court awarded cost of GH¢5,000 against the three applicants — Dr Somtim Tobiga, Mr …

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Arrest of Member of Parliament politically motivated – Minority

The Minority Caucus in Parliament on Wednesday said the arrest of the NPP Akim Abuakwa South legislator Mr Samuel Ata Atta violated the letter and spirit of the 1992 Constitution especially, article 117. He said the article provided that, “Civil or criminal process coming from any court or place out …

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