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United Cadre Front appeals to former President Rawlings

The Upper East Regional branch of the United Cadre Front (UCF) has appealed to former President Jerry Rawlings to persuade Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, to rescind her decision to contest President Mills in July. The Chairman of the UCF, Mr Alagskomah Asakeya, made the appeal in a statement issued by …

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PNC can win 2012 election – Secretary

The People’s National Convention (PNC) can win the 2012 elections if it does away with internal struggles and organize its structures, Mr Henry Fatchu, Upper East Regional Secretary of the party has said. Mr Fatchu said this in reaction to the recent polls conducted by Synovate, which put the PNC …

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Workshop organised for members of Nkoranza North Assembly

Mr Kwadwo Agyei-Dwomor, Nkoranza North District Chief Executive, has urged Assembly Members to forge ahead in unity and co-ordinate ideas towards the development of their communities. Mr Agyei-Dwomor was addressing the opening of a two-day orientation workshop for members of the District Assembly at Busunya in Brong-Ahafo. The programme was …

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NDC Women’s Organizer unhappy over crisis in Presidential primaries

Mrs Sarah Efuah Armah, Nsaba Ward Women’s Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has expressed worry over the internal wrangles which had bedeviled presidential primaries campaign. She said it is not politically healthy for supporters of Professor J.E.A Mills and Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings to be insulting themselves. Mrs …

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CPP announces dates for regional confabs of the party

The Convention People’s Party at the weekend released a schedule of the party’s regional congresses and conferences for 2011. A statement signed by Wing Commander Sogbojor (Rtd), Chairman of the 2011 CPP Congress Committee in Accra said: “The 2011 Congress Committee of the Convention People’s Party wishes to confirm that …

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Parliament tells Executive to handle business of the House with dispatch

Papa Owusu Ankomah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Sekondi, on Friday urged the Leadership of Parliament to let the Executive handle the business of the House with a sense of urgency. He said the issue about ministers of state appearing before the House to answer questions has been a contentious …

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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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