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Parliament defers debate on proposed Pwalugu Dam to next Tuesday

Parliament on Thursday deferred the debate on the contract agreements for the proposed construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam to next week Tuesday, February 11, 2020. “I adjourn this matter to Tuesday for any member who wants to do any research, any analysis or presentation whatsoever to get himself or …

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MP repeats demands of ‘appropriate’ national funeral for JB Danquah

Parliament has been called upon to initiate a programme to give the late Dr Joseph Kwame Kyeretwie Boakye Danquah, a former legislator in the then Gold Coast Parliament, a befitting national funeral. Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South, who made the call on Tuesday in …

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NDC, allied parties protest against new voters register

  Members of the Inter-Party Resistance against the New Voters Register, on Tuesday, held its third demonstration, in Accra, to protest the Electoral Commission’s decision to compile a new roll for the December General Election. The first and second demonstrations were held in Tamale and Kumasi, respectively. The members were …

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NDC members campaign for NPP Parliamentary candidate

The ninth wonder of the world is happening in the Tema West Constituency, where a leading member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), is  campaigning for votes for a member of the ruling party who is vying for the 2020 Parliamentary ticket of Tema West NPP. Mr Lord Hamah, …

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Only dictators don’t like the media – NPP Chairman

Mr Saanbaye B. Kangberee, the Upper West Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has reiterated the importance of the media and said; “It is only dictators who do not like the media.” He emphasized that the media were important for the growth of every democracy and must be …

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We will replace one district, one factory with staple processing zones – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has indicated that the next National Democratic Congress government will replace the One District, one factory programme to staple processing zones. That, he said would encourage farmers and investors to pump in more resources into the processing sector as they would not be restricted by …

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EC, Political Parties IT teams to meet

The Electoral Commission (EC) will invite the Technical Teams of the various political parties to meet with the Commission’s IT team towards having a valid Voter’s Register for the 2020 General Election. A statement signed by Mrs Sylvia Annoh, the Acting Director of Public Affairs of the Commission and copied …

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EC, Advisory Committee, IPAC meeting ends in stalemate

A meeting held by the Electoral Commission (EC) with the Advisory Committee of Eminent Persons and the Interparty Advisory Committee (IPAC) to find common ground on the upcoming compilation of a new voters roll has ended in a stalemate. The biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and some …

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New Voters Register dates coincide with Ramadan period – Muslim Council

The Federation for Muslim Council Ghana, has called on the Electoral Commission (EC), to review its date set for the compilation of the new voters register because it falls within the year’s Ramadan period. In a press statement copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Al-Hajj Muhammed Amir …

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Vice President Bawumia assures EU of free and fair elections in December

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday chaired the Ghana-European Union (EU) Political Dialogue meeting, which saw representatives of the EU, EU Ambassadors to Ghana and some leadership of the EU in attendance. They deliberated on matters involving Ghana and the EU future partnership in the areas of trade and …

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