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Youth group assures President Mills of rousing welcome

The Gbewaa Youth Group, a group within the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has assured the President, John Evans Atta Mills and his entourage of a massive and resounding welcome to Tamale, during his intended tour of the Northern Region. They are also calling on all lovers of the party to …

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Former President Kufuor back home after observing Nigerian polls

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor returned home Tuesday night from Abuja, Nigeria, after leading a 40-member African Union observer mission to witness that country’s presidential elections that was held on Saturday, 16 April, 2011. A statement signed by Mr Frank Agyekum, Spokesperson, Office of the former President, copied GNA in …

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NDC sets filing fees for presidential aspirants

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Executive Committee on Monday announced fees for candidates to contest its July election to choose a flag bearer saying male contestants would pay GH¢ 20,000 while female contestants would pay GH¢ 10,000. “The NDC National Executive Committee has approved a non-refundable fee of GH¢ …

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No e-voting in 2012 elections but biometric register may be used

The Electoral Commission (EC) has made it clear that electronic voting (e-voting) will not be applicable in the 2012 general election because the time is not yet appropriate for that system. It, however, indicated that it would most likely use a biometric register for the conduct of Election 2012. The …

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Mike Oquaye launches campaign

The aspiring Parliamentary Candidate for Dome-Kwabenya area, Lawyer Michael Nii Nortey Oquaye over the weekend launched his party’s campaign at a special ceremony in his residence. The launch was attended by a large number of party faithful including the NPP Taifa North Co-ordinator Mr Dickson Yaw Fofie. In a speech, …

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NPP delegates asked to vote for marketable candidates

The Central Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Kwamina Duncan, has urged delegates to vote for marketable candidates that could win elections in the 2012 Parliamentary and Presidential elections. Mr Duncan said this at a forum organised by Mr Alex Afenyo Markin, a legal practitioner and one …

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NDC declares support for President Mills

The Executive Committee and the entire constituency executive members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Brong Ahafo Region have declared their support for President John Evans Atta Mills as the party’s flag bearer for the 2012 elections. The executives made the declaration in a press statement signed by …

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AMA fails to elect Presiding Member again

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) on Wednesday failed to elect a Presiding Member (PM) for the second time as none of the two contestants got the required two thirds votes of 93 to be declared winner. Out of the 129 membership of the assembly, 128 members cast their votes to …

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Nana Konadu resigns to contest NDC’s Presidential slot

Mrs Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, First Vice Chairman of the Ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has resigned her position to contest the party’s forthcoming Presidential primaries. “I have from this day 13th of April, 2011 resigned as Vice Chairperson of the National Democratic Congress. This will enable me respond to …

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Vote buyers are enemies of NPP – Aliu Mahama

Former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has taken a swipe at parliamentary candidates who induce party delegates with money during primaries and described anyone who would indulge in such acts as “enemies of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)”. He also appealed to members of the party, particularly party delegates, not …

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