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Ghanaian politicians urged to promote peace through their activities

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the Eastern Regional Minister, has called on Ghanaians to reflect on the birth of Christ, the gift God to mankind, and bury all political differences in order forge ahead as one people. He called on all political leaders to show the way by using their political activities …

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Media Analyst Group of CPP endorses Samia

The Media Analyst Group of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) in the Northern Region, has declared its support for the decision of Ms Samia Nkrumah to contest for the position of the National Chairman of the party (CPP). The group, which is an advocacy wing of the CPP said, “We …

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NPP expresses concern over interference in electoral matters

The Northern Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has expressed concern over threats by some youth group calling itself the “Concerned Youth of Nanum” to remove the District Electoral Officer in Bimbilla over claims that the people had lost confidence in him. The Concerned Youth are also questioning …

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EC says it is ready for December 28 District Level Polls

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Thursday said it is set to conduct the District Level Elections on Tuesday, December 28. With barely six days to the polls, the EC is fine-tuning its preparations for free, fair and transparent elections, Mr Albert Kofi Arhin, Director of Elections, told the Ghana News …

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Government, EC commended on efforts to use biometric system

A founding member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Mintah, has commended the Electoral Commission (EC) and the government for deciding to use electronic register to conduct the 2012 general election. Mr Mintah, a former Central Regional Chairman of the NDC, said the decision by the government to …

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Deputy Information Minister reacts to Chronicle story

A Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has denied reports attributed to him that 375 diplomatic passports have been recalled because of the Wikileaks cables on the drug war in Ghana. In a statement signed in Accra on Monday, he said the story in an Accra-based newspaper, the …

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Korle Dudor Assembly aspirant pledges to protect lagoon

An aspiring Assembly Member for Korle Dudor in Accra, Mr Bright Dzila, has pledged to lead efforts to protect the Korle Lagoon from further environmental degradation. He was speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Accra on Sunday at a gala football match he organized for seven football teams …

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NDC urged to consolidate its front to secure victory in 2012

Mr Ford Kamel, the Deputy Minister of Lands and Forestry, has reminded the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of its slim victory in the 2008 election and said the party should consolidate its front to be able to win the 2012 election. He said the party must resolve its petty differences …

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PNC Committed Group to revitalise party for Election 2012

The Committed Group of the Peoples National Convention (PNC) a political pressure group at the weekend announced plans to revitalise the party for Election 2012. The group who described themselves as committed and dedicated Nkrumaists, said the PNC, which was an offshoot of the defunct Peoples National Party was the …

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KAS advocates for election fund

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is advocating for an  elections fund to service budgetary needs as well as promote the independence of the Electoral Commission in carrying out its electoral mandate. The Senior Programme Manager of KAS, Mr. Isaac Owusu-Mensah, said the funds, would enable the Electoral Commission to plan and execute …

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