Politics

EC to political parties: Elections are won at polling stations

The Electoral Commission (EC), the body mandated to conduct public elections in Ghana has denied ever rigging an election in favor or for a particular political party since the commission came into existence in 1992. ‘We are men of integrity and fairness as our core values stipulate. I can tell you, we have never rigged election or aided rigging of ...

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Elections not won at EC headquarters – Haruna to NPP

The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations Haruna Iddrisu has hit back at pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) group, Let My Vote Count Alliance (LMVCA) and the party for embarking on series of demonstrations in the country to compel the Electoral Commission (EC) to implement what it describes as validation of the country’s electoral register

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Kwahumanhene endorses Mahama’s second term bid

Acting Kwahumanhene, Nana Asiedu Agyemang III has declared his unflinching support for President John Mahama. According to him, given the good works the president has done for the people of Kwahuman and the entire country, he deserves to be given another four year term. “It is our prayers that because of your love for the country and love for the ...

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We’ve the men to manage Ghana – Nana replies Veep

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has rubbished suggestions by the Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, that they are incapable of managing the country should they be handed power in the November polls. In the view of the Vice President, the NPP’s seeming inability to settle their internal issues, indicate that they cannot manage the country. But the party’s 2016 Presidential ...

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NDC voter register claims defy common sense – NPP

(NDC) that it intends to disenfranchise its supporters in the Ashanti region defies common sense. According to the party, such wild allegations will only come from someone with a diabolical agenda ahead of the crucial general elections in November. Ashanti Regional Secretary of the NPP, Samuel Pyne made the comment on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme Thursday. His comment was ...

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NPP can’t manage Ghana – Amissah-Arthur

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has launched a scathing attack on the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) saying, the party is incapable of managing the country should they be handed power. In his view, the failure of the party’s leaders to handle their internal issues clearly shows they can’t manage the country. Mr. Amissah-Arthur made the comment while speaking at the ...

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NPP only interested in owning property – Amissah-Arthur

In what appears to be his rehearsal for the usual heated political campaign towards the 2016 election scheduled for November 7, the rather quiet and unassuming Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has hit again at the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP). The former Governor of the Central Bank has pooh-poohed the NPP’s ideology saying the party is only interested in grabbing ...

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NPP dismisses labelling NDC supporters as dead in voter’s register

Minority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has dismissed claims by Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is labelling its supporters as dead in the voter’s register in Ashanti region. According to the Koku Anyidoho, it has uncovered a ploy to by the opposition NPP to disenfranchise some of its supporters in the Ashanti ...

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We’re humbled by research predicting victory for us – NPP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it is humbled by the findings of a Statistics Professor that is predicting a run-off victory for the elephant in the November 7 Presidential polls. Findings from a Senior Lecturer at the Statistics Department of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ezekiel Nii Noye Nortey, has revealed that none of the two political parties with ...

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NPP primaries: Tension at Ablekuma West

Tension appears to be engulfing the Ablekuma West Constituency ahead of tomorrow’s parliamentary primaries of the New Patriotic Party in the constituency. The National Executive Committee of the party approved the impending primaries following a resolution of a protracted legal battle over the exercise last year. Supporters of former constituency chairman Theophillus Tetteh took the party to court over the ...

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Leave EC to do its work – Dr Gyampo tells Ghanaians

Senior Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana has asked Ghanaians to shun their paranoia towards the Electoral Commission and give it the needed space to concentrate on delivering a credible election on November 7. The Electoral Commission has come under intense scrutiny following its refusal to change the voters’ register as requested by some political parties and recently ...

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Damoah cautions EC boss over staff changes

A former Chief Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), Damoah Agyemang has taken a swipe at the Chairperson of the Commission over her recent changes of key staff position. The position for Director of the Public Affairs Department at the EC has been declared vacant by the Commission, following the reshuffling of Christian Owusu Parry who has been acting as ...

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