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Samia Nkrumah challenges gender advocates to contest Elections 2012

Ms Samia Nkrumah, the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) Member of Parliament for Jomoro at the weekend challenged gender advocates to join the Elections 2012 contest as they seek to empower other women to contest for elective positions. “Empowering women through capacity building workshops are good but more importantly we need …

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NDC government won’t let Ghanaians down – DCE

Alhaji Mohammed ibn Abass, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Nanumba North, in the Northern Region, has called on Ghanaians to support government to implement its development agenda, to alleviate the plight of the people. He said the NDC government would work hard to fulfill its campaign promises to justify the …

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Three to contest New Juaben primary on NPP ticket

Three people, including the incumbent Member of Parliament, have expressed their interest to contest the New Juaben South Constituency Parliamentary primary on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The party goes to congress on April 30 to elect new members to contest as Members of Parliament for the …

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NPP Parliamentary aspirants should be civil during campaigns- Obetsebi-Lamptey

Mr Jake Otanka Obetsebi-Lamptey, National Chairman, New Patriotic Party (NPP), has cautioned all aspiring parliamentary candidates of the party against verbal abuse and unsubstantiated allegations during campaigns. He said the party would not entertain any insult, unsubstantiated allegations, unnecessary personal attacks that could divide the rank and file of the …

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Co-ordinating Council denies vehicle is missing

The Eastern Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC) denied on Thursday that a Land Cruiser is missing from their outfit. A statement issued in Koforidua signed by Mr Samuel A. Bawa, Regional Co-ordinating Director, described as mischievous a publication in a newspaper that a vehicle was missing. It said the publication, which …

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CPP needs marketing oriented approach to win 2012 – Dowokpor

The Leadership of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), on Tuesday charged its members to adopt marketing oriented approach to organise the party at all levels. “We must seriously think of the CPP as a quality product that must be sold to the people of Ghana because our party remains the …

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Government would honour its campaign pledges – DCE

Mr. Umar Abdul Wahab, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Zabzugu/Tatale on Tuesday said government would continue to honour its campaign pledges to justify the confidence the electorate reposed in it in 2008. He said the NDC believed in investing in people and that the tenet of good governance was to …

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Lecturer joins race for Asante Akim South NPP parliamentary ticket

A 36-year old lecturer at the Kumasi Polytechnic, Mr Edmond Oppong Peprah, has announced his decision to contest the Asante Akim South Parliamentary seat on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2012. He promised to bring on board dynamism into the NPP, through the active engagement of …

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CPP calls for definition of national interest

The Convention Peoples Party (CPP) on Wednesday called for the definition of ‘national interest’ to set the tone for accelerated development and growth. “There is the need to define the national interest, which must of necessity receive cross party, political and civil society support and countrywide approval from which shall …

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Ghana’s Electoral Commission ready for referendum to amend constitution

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, says the Com­mission is ready to run a referendum for the amendment of the 1992 Constitution anytime it is officially informed about the need to do so. He would, however, not be drawn into giving assurance as to whether the …

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