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Konadu’s campaign team raises red flags over conduct of Sunyani Congress

The Campaign team of former first lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings has questioned the organisation of last Saturday’s National Delegates’ Congress of the National Delegates Congress (NDC) held in Sunyani. President Mills won the party’s Presidential race in a landslide victory. He polled more than 96 percent of the total votes against Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings who barley scraped a little over 3 percent. The campaign team of the former first lady has stated that they have some reservations about the entire conduct of the congress and will formally make their concerns public on Wednesday

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Mills to ‘Reconcile’ NDC

A leading member of Ghana’s ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) says President John Atta-Mills will soon create a committee to resolve any internal divisions. Ambassador Victor Smith, Ghana’s envoy to the Czech Republic, said the team will examine concerns and grievances to “see to how best we can bring everybody on board and then to move forward towards [elections in] 2012.”

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Mills Hardly Takes My Advice – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has revealed that there have been occasions where he has had to advice President John Evans Atta Mills, but they were not taken wholly. “I have always given [him counsel] but he hardly takes it, yes he hardly takes it,” he told the media at the NDC’s National Delegates’ Congress in Sunyani on Saturday to elect its flagbearer

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President Mills preaches unity after victory

“Let us leave here a united party. There should be no bickering, no name calling, no divisive tendencies,” were the parting advice offered by newly-minted presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills to delegates and members of the NDC at the end of the of the epoch-making National Delegates’ Congress held in the ancient town of Sunyani

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Konadu, Mills set for showdown

Ghana's fledgling multiparty democracy would come under test and scrutiny on Saturday, July 9, when 3,125 delegates of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) from across the country would gather at the re-furbished Sunyani Coronation Park to elect the flagbearer for the 2012 general election

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Rawlings Is Greedy – Betty Mould Iddrisu

A former close ally of the Rawlingses, Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu, has told delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashanti Region that the former first couple’s ambition to take over the flagbearer slot of the party was borne out of greed, and not because the sitting President had not performed to their expectations. Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu, Minister of Education, who has recently fallen out with the Rawlingses, told delegates at a meeting in the Ashanti Region that claims by former President Jerry John Rawlings that Prof. Mills does not listen to his advice were not true, and that the President had done enough to appease the former President

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Baba Jamal: Apart from Nkrumah, Mills has done better than any president

As President J.E.A. Mills fends off opposition from his political Godfather Jerry Rawlings and his wife this weekend in Sunyani, his credentials as the best performing president, second only to Dr Kwame Nkrumah, are being touted. A deputy Information Minister, Baba Jamal, says the president has in two years performed better than any president has done except Ghana’s first president, Dr Nkrumah

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Tsatsu Tsikata Returns To Court To Clear His Name

The Court of Appeal on Monday July 4 resurrected the nine-year-old legal tussle between the former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, and the State. The Supreme Court had ruled in that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is not immune from Ghana's judicial processes

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Mills: I have no regrets appointing young Ministers

The President, John Evans Atta Mills says he has no regrets appointing young persons as ministers in his administration and board members in the various public organizations. President Mills made this known during a briefing session with Journalists after attending the 17th African Union Summit of Heads of States of Africa in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea last week

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Nana Addo Will Be President in 2012 – Kufuor

Former President John Kufuor has stated that for sure, his party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is coming back to power in 2012. Speaking on Hot FM on yesterday, Mr. Kufuor said that Ghanaians have had the opportunity to taste life under both the NDC and the NPP and they would make the appropriate choices in 2012

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Rawlings: Victor Smith Is A Liar

The office of Former President Jerry John Rawlings has launched a scathing attack on Victor Smith, Ghana’s Ambassador to the Czech Republic, describing him as a ‘liar’ who is only interested in ‘pleasing his new masters’. Mr. Smith is said to be peddling falsehood about the former First Family to the effect that Mr Rawlings is not in agreement with his wife

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Mills challenges Rawlings: Who Are The Greedy Bastards

President John Evans Atta Mills has praised his ministers and appointees amidst accusations by former President Jerry John Rawlings that he has surrounded himself with greedy bastards. President Mills, who is also the leader of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), showered praises on the appointees in Ho when he met delegates and other leading members of the party, at the residency of the Volta Regional Minister, Joseph Amenowode

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