Politics

NDC appeals to Judiciary to fast track electoral cases

Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, General-Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has urged the Judiciary to ensure quick and timely adjudication of electoral cases in order to forestall violence and confusion. He said unresolved electoral irregularities and disputes were usually recipes for violence and chaos

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Sir John: NDC Is A “Disgraceful Chamber Pot”

General Secretary of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Lawyer Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, has launched a rather vile attack on the personality of the Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, describing him as an “imprisoned Kweku Ananse” for allegedly kowtowing to the whims and caprices of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC); a party he christens as a “disgraceful chamber pot”

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Ignore unfounded rumours – DCE

Mr Isaac Kofi Kyeremeh, District Chief Executive for Dormaa-East, has appealed to members of the National Democratic Party (NDC) to ignore unfounded rumors about the party and concentrate on working to ensure success in the 2012 election. He said this at the parliamentary primaries of the party held at Wamfie over the weekend

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Boakye Gyan, Abuga Pele win NDC primaries

Voting has ended in all orphaned constituencies of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the five regions. The party held primaries Saturday to elect parliamentary candidates for constituencies without sitting Members of Parliament (MPs) in the three northern regions, Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Region

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More Room For Women In Politics – Otiko

The National Women’s Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Madam Otiko Afisah Djaba has called on women not to limit their tenacity to the domestic arena, but to persevere to the top of the political ladder. Speaking on Multi TV’s Minority Caucus, Madam Otiko explained that though the world of politics has been dominated by men over the years, ...

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Ablakwa: I won’t apologise; I didn’t wrong Andanis

A deputy Minister of Information, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has welcomed the planned demonstration against him and his colleague Baba Jamal by the Andani youth saying every citizen has the right to demonstrate once it is in line with the Public Order Act. His comments came after some Andani youth in Ashaiman threatened to demonstrate on November 25, if the two deputy information ministers do not render an unqualified apology to the Andani family in Dagbon

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A-G Denies Speaking To Enquirer Newspaper

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Mr Martin A.B.K. Amidu, on Thursday denied talking to the Enquirer Newspaper reporter, Mr Samuel Abane Anaba over the Gbewaa Civil Engineers Limited court case. Mr Amidu said in July 2011, the reporter called him on telephone to interview him on an alleged refusal to pay a judgment debt and other issues he claimed were fed to him by the Chief Executive of Gbewaa Civil Engineers Limited

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Our Detractors Will Never Be Satisfied With Our Performance – Finance Minister

Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Kwabena Duffour has rejected claims that the 2012 fiscal policy of government he presented to Ghanaians is a recycle of promises contained in the 2011 Budget and full of propaganda. To him, it is not surprising that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is describing the 2012 as such saying, “your enemy or opponent can never be satisfied with anything you do”

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NDC Regional Chairmen’s Caucus Calls For Political Decorum

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Regional Chairmen’s Caucus on Friday called for intra and inter political parties decorum as the country prepares for the unprecedented sixth consecutive general elections next year under the Fourth Republic. Mr Kobina Ade Coker, Chairman of the Caucus noted: “The stakes for Election 2012 are high for both the ruling as well as opposition political parties but that should not cloud our national sense

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Governance is for serious people; Nduom tells Allotey Jacobs

An aspiring presidential candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, has castigated the Central Regional Propaganda Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, for suggesting that he (Nduom) is unintelligent. Dr. Nduom enrage by Allotey Jacobs questions on his opinion on the 2012 budget advised him (Allotey) to stop the propaganda and be serious on national issues

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NPP Jabs Gov’t Over “Wicked” Disbursement Of Gambian Money

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has questioned the manner in which government handled money paid by the Gambian government to compensate the families of some Ghanaians who lost their lives in The Gambia. According to the NPP, government has shown a lot of callousness, insensitivity and wickedness in the disbursement of the $500,000 earmarked for bereaved families of the Ghanaians who were murdered in The Gambia

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Kufuor to chair Sanitation and Water for All partnership

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has been appointed to chair the Sanitation and Water for All partnership, the first high level chair of the partnership. The Sanitation and Water for All High Level Meeting is held every two years and brings together Ministers of Finance from developing countries along with sector Ministers, and Ministers of Development Cooperation from donor countries and high-level representatives from development

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