Politics

NDC re-affirms commitment for the passage of RTI Bill

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Thursday re-affirmed its political commitment towards the passage of the Right To Information (RTI) Bill. Mr Kobina Ade Coker, Chairman of the NDC Regional Chairmen’s Caucus told the Ghana News Agency in an interview that the cutting of sod for the building of a headquarters for the National Communications Authority

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CPP ‘s “Friday Freedom Forum” comes off this Friday

The ongoing “Friday Freedom Forum” by the Convention People’s Party (CPP) would be held on Friday evening at the party’s headquarters in Accra. The forum, which offers the public and party members the platform for education and inspiration would have two speakers; namely Mr Kosi Dedey, former spokesperson for Lands and Forestry Commission and Madam Mary Ankomah, National Women’s Organizer of the party

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Leave Electoral Commission alone – Yagbonwura

The Overlord of Gonjaland, Yagbonwura Tuntumba Sulemana Jakpa Bore Essa I, has called on all political parties to refrain from setting the agenda for the Electoral Commission (EC). “I call on all political parties to dialogue with the Electoral Commission to ensure free and fair polls”, Yagbonwura said

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House begins debate on 2012 budget

Debate on the 2012 budget began on Wednesday with members from Majority and Minority defending their positions based on the current state of the economy. Dr Anthony Akoto Osei, Member of Parliament for Old Tafo, said Ghana was losing GHc600 million in oil revenue at present

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Committe Opens 7th steering committee of the West Africa Network (WAN) for the protection of children opens

Mrs. Hawawu Boya Gariba, the Deputy Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, has said it was necessary to develop concrete migration policies and frameworks for children and young people who are the vulnerable among migrants. She said there was the need to develop policies, strategies, programmes and projects focusing on advocacy, sensitization, research, capacity building and information on available opportunities for them

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I will make Ellembelle Constituency an NDC stronghold – Buah

The Member of Parliament for Ellembelle, Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, has said he would make the Ellembelle Constituency a stronghold of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). It is therefore his avowed aim to discharge his mandate creditably to turn round the fortunes of his constituents. Mr Buah, the Deputy Minister of Energy, said this during a meeting with zonal executives of the NDC in the Ellembelle Constituency

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NASS Students call on Ellembelle MP in Parliament House

The Member of Parliament for Ellembelle, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has appealed to students to take their studies seriously to enable them to take up the mantle of leadership in future. Mr Buah, the Deputy Minister of Energy, said this when students from the Nkroful Agricultural Senior High School in the Ellembelle District called on him in Parliament House in Accra

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MP Ellembelle NDC Executives endorse Buah for 2012

Constituency executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ellembelle District have unanimously endorsed Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, the Member of Parliament for Ellembele, to stand for re-election. During a meeting at the Aiyinasi community centre, the executives stated at a meeting at Aiyinasi that they would not endorse any other person

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CPP former national chairman calls for order in the party

Professor Edmund Delle, former National Chairman of the Convention People's Party, (CPP) on Tuesday appealed to a section of party members agitating for early National Delegates' Congress to elect a Flag bearer for Elections 2012 to exercise restraint. He said: “the new leadership needs time and space to organise, institutionalise party structure and mobilise the needed funding to hold a Delegates Congress", he said.

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