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Number of females in Assemblies in Northern region reduces

Nineteen out of 137 females who contested the 2010 District Assembly Elections in the Northern Region were elected. The figure, compared to the 2006 results shows a reduction of 19 as 38 females’ secured seats in the 2006 Dstrict Assembly Elections in the region. This is contained in a statement …

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Dr. Limann’s family accuses some PNC executives of betrayal

The family of late President Hilla Limann has accused some national executive members of the People National Convention (PNC) of betraying the cause of the late President by forming alliance with the National Democratic Congress (NDC) after the 2008 general election. Addressing a news conference at Gwollu on Sunday to …

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PNC calls for a befitting national monument for Dr Limann

The Interim Management Committee (IMC) of People’s National Convention (PNC), has appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills to establish a befitting National Monument in memory of the late President Dr. Hilla Limann. The appeal was made in a statement signed by Mr Basili Wasai, the IMC Chairman to commemorate …

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NDC’s fortunes for 2012 are bright in Upper East Region – Minister

The fortunes of the National Democratic (NDC) party in the 2012 general elections are bright, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mr Martin Amidu, has observed. He said in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on Saturday after touring the Upper East Region to express appreciation on behalf …

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No female candidate got elected in Jomoro Assembly elections

The expectations of Women Advocacy Groups in the country, to have more women representation in the district Assembly, did not materialise in the Jomoro district, as no woman won a seat during the District Assembly Election, held in December, last year. A survey conducted by the Ghana News Agency in …

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NPP aspirants to pay GH¢16,000

It is now set that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will hold its parliamen­tary primaries to select candidates for the 2011 elections on April 30, 2011. All aspirants from constituencies where there are sitting NPP members of Parliament (MPs) will pay a total sum of GH¢16,000 while those in orphaned …

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President Mills interacts with Diplomatic Community in Ghana

President John Evans Atta Mills, noting the repercussions of the Ivorian crisis on African democracies, has repeated Ghana’s position of non-interference in the internal matters of sister African countries. He made it clear that Ghana’s stance had been misrepresented in certain quarters, and it was untrue that Ghana was taking …

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Low voter turn out at the just ended District Level Elections

Of the 1,121,748 registered voters expected to cast their ballots in the District Level Elections in the Central Region, only 405,754 people representing 36.1 per cent voted. This shows a decline of 2.6 per cent compared to the 38.7 per cent voter turn out in the 2006 elections. Mr Samuel …

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NDC Chairman urges appointees to be focused

Alhaji Awal Aziz, Kwabre East Constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has welcomed the recent cabinet reshuffle and removal of some Municipal and District Chief Executives (DCEs) as a wake-up call to all appointees to be up and doing. He said it was important that government appointees become …

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Gov’t has laid solid foundation for economic take- off – Minister

Mr Joseph Amenowode, Chairman of the Conference of Regional Ministers, on Wednesday noted that despite the challenges confronting the Government, it was able to lay a solid foundation for the economic take-off of the country. “We have witnessed tremendous growth in various sectors of our economy, as recently stated in …

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