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Movement for Better Ghana embarks on demonstration in Kumasi

Members of the Movement for Better Ghana (MBG) on Wednesday embarked on a peaceful demonstration in Kumasi to demand the immediate investigation of what they call “misappropriation of funds” by the Kufuor Administration. The demonstration dubbed: “Hwehwe mu ma yen President,” was aimed at putting pressure on the government to …

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Former President Rawlings to attend AU summit to discuss Somalia

Former President Jerry John Rawlings leaves Accra for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Wednesday to participate in the African Union (AU) Summit scheduled for January 27 and 31. An official statement from his office said former President Rawlings was attending the summit in his capacity as AU High Representative on Somalia. …

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“Mills focused on the Better Ghana Agenda” – Minister

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the out-going Eastern Regional Minister, on Tuesday said, President John Evans Atta-Mills has indeed remained focused on the “Better Ghana Agenda”, which is being pursued by the National Democratic Congress (NDC), government. He said the NDC’s ideology is to identify and support the vulnerable and to ensure …

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AFAG to stage demonstration on Wednesday

The Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG) says it will stage a demonstration in Accra on Wednesday against the rising cost of living. It said in a statement in Accra that the demonstration dubbed “Ahokyere” is being held together with its “allies”, Generational Youth Movement (GYM), Progressive Nationalist Forum (PNF), and …

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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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