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Lack of unity and transparency affecting CPP – Samia Nkrumah

Ms. Samia Nkrumah, aspiring Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has identified lack of unity, transparency, honesty and sincerity on the part of the CPP leadership, as the major stumbling block affecting the party. Ms. Nkrumah made the observation, when she addressed the Party’s Executive members, drawn from the …

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Pastor appeals to politicians to be careful in utterances

The Rev Osei Kwabena Nkrahene, Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church at Community Five in Tema, on Sunday reminded Ghanaians that the peace and stability the nation was enjoying was by God’s grace. “God has been gracious and merciful unto us as a people and for that matter we …

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NDC founding members in Central Region cry for recognition

Founding Members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Region, have appealed to the National Executive to amend the party’s constitution to give them recognition and vital roles to play. At a meeting in Winneba in the Efutu Municipality of the Central Region, the founders said it was …

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Majority Leader asks Parliament to sustain national peace

The debate on President John Evans Atta Mills State of the Nation address in Parliament, ended on Friday with the caution to members not to take the peace Ghana is enjoying for granted. Mr Cletus Avoka, Majority Leader, in his concluding statement on the debate on the theme: “Raising Ghana …

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Parliament to adjourn ‘sine die’ on March 30, 2011

Parliament is expected to adjourn ‘sine die’ on March 30 instead of March 25 2011 in order to deal with the  rest of the agenda on government business, Mr Cletus Avoka, Majority Leader, said on Friday in Parliament. Reading the business statement of the week to the House, he said …

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EC, IDEA organise workshop on inter-party dialogue

The International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) in collaboration with the Electoral Commission (EC) has organised a day’s workshop to validate a research report on “enhancing inter–party dialogue process” in Ghana. A statement issued in Accra on Wednesday said it was attended by representatives of political parties and …

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ISODEC calls on ECOWAS to open up to masses

Dr Yakubu Zakaria, Director of Programmes at the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) on Wednesday said the time had come to transform ECOWAS from its present technocrat nature into an ECOWAS of the masses. He said very little knowledge was known by the people in the West African sub-region about …

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Reconstituted Assemblies to be inaugurated

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) would on March 15, inaugurate all the 170 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) except one, to ensure their smooth administration. Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Minister MLGRD at a press briefing in Accra on Wednesday said the inauguration was expected to put …

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National Constitution Review Conference opens

Dr Raymond Akongboro Atuguba, Executive Secretary of Constitution Review Commission (CRC) on Tuesday said over 80,000 qualitative submissions received by the Commission would provide a comprehensive governance database for the country. He said the submissions had so far been synthesised into 12 broad thematic areas, 77 sub-themes and 548 issues. …

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