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Mills: “I Know I Am Going To Win”

President John Evans Atta Mills on Thursday picked up the nomination forms to contest the flag bearer slot of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) with the message that “I know I am going to win.” President Mills, who is being challenged by former First lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings

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Poll: If Election Were Held in Today, Mills Would Lose To Nana Addo

If elections were conducted in April this year, President John Evans Atta Mills would struggle to keep his job, an opinion poll has found. The poll, conducted by Synovates, formerly Stedman Group, global market and media research gurus, found that 43 per cent of respondents to a question as to who they will vote for if elections were held today (April), said they would vote for the flag-bearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP)

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Veep: Government To Solve Kwahu Perennial Water Problems

Vice President John Dramani Mahama at the weekend announced that government with development partners will embark on a 24.5 million dollar water project to provide water for the people of Kwahu in the Eastern Region. Under the project, government will construct a floating pontoon at the intake of the Volta Lake at Kotosu, rehabilitate and expand water treatment plants and construct booster pump stations at Kwahu Tafo, Mpraeso and Nkwatia all in Kwahu

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Minister: Mills government seeks peace not revenge

Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, says the Mills administration seeks peace and the country’s accelerated development and not revenge of any kind. He stressed that if the serene and peaceful atmosphere Ghanaians were enjoying was taken for granted, the country will be doomed and called on Christians and the rest of the populace to do their best in sustaining the peace

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Warning Signs Gather Over Ghana’s Oil Fields

While Ghana has just started making money from its offshore oil, civil society advocates and economists are warning not enough is being done to make sure oil wealth is a benefit and not a curse to Ghanaians. At a Washington event late Thursday, they said Ghana's government needs to have more planning and transparency to avoid a repeat of the massive corruption and violence that has plagued other oil-rich African countries

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Mills Fooled By Castle Boys

At a crunch meeting yesterday between Eastern regional executive, all constituency executive members, the regional minister and party elders of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Koforidua, most constituency executive members said that people at the Castle and those around President Atta Mills are just ‘fooling’ him and should be bold to tell him he cannot win the 2012 general elections

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Fanti women: Mills Must Step Aside — No Second Term

The Fanti Women Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has declared support for the Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings for the Flagbearership of the party. They have thus called on President Atta Mills to step aside in order to save the party. They made it clear that Nana Konadu is the only hope for the party and they support her due to her remarkable achievement

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Mills: I don’t take credit for NPP projects

President John Evans Atta Mills has denied allegations by some elements within the opposition NPP that he failed to acknowledge the contribution of the previous administration towards some developmental projects when he commissioned such projects during his nationwide tour

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Nana Konadu resigns from top NDC post

Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings has given impetus to speculations that she will be contesting President Mills’ second term bid to lead the NDC in 2012, by resigning her post as one of the Vice Chairpersons of the party. By this, she has cleared the first hurdle since the party’s guidelines forbids any member in an executive position to contest the presidential race and at the same time occupy a position

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Volta Reject Rawlings and Konadu, throw support behind Mills

Executives of the ruling National Democratic Congress have disregarded the party’s rules and declared their unalloyed support for President Mills’ second term bid, ahead of the party’s primaries in July. Typically, one would have thought that the Volta Region, which strongly admires Mr. Rawlings and not just the NDC, would have backed his choice of candidate

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Laurent Gbagbo Taken Into Custody

Defiant Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo has been captured at his residence, ending a four-month power struggle in the West African country. Fighters backing the country's internationally-recognized president, Alassane Ouattara, took Mr. Gbagbo into custody Monday after a joint assault with French special forces on the Gbagbo residence in Abidjan

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Fight Heats Up Over NDC Nomination Process

President Mills, Former President Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings are taking part in a crunch emergency meeting of the NDC’s National Executive Committee at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra. The key agenda of the meeting is to set up guidelines for the party’s Presidential primaries expected to take place in December 2011

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Asantehene Referees Mills-Rawlings Fight

The bitter fight between the two titans in the National Democratic Congress (NDC), President John Evans Atta Mills and founder Jerry John Rawlings has now spilled into the open, with the trading of verbal assaults in the presence of no mean a personality than the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II

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