Politics

NPP To Boycott Asempa FM

Information available to the New Statesman indicates that the New Patriotic Party has declared a total boycott of Asempa FM, a confirmation of a story carried out by this paper in its Monday edition. Our sources close to the party indicate that the attempt by Asempa FM to choose for the NPP who to represent it on their political programmes is unacceptable, together with the deliberate changing of agreed topics of discussion for programmes

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NDC must be voted out in 2012; the government is too slow – Sekou Nkrumah

Son of Ghana’s first president Dr. Sekou Nkrumah has reaffirmed his position that Ghanaians to vote out the ruling National Democratic Congress(NDC) in the 2012 general elections citing the sluggish nature of governance by President J.E.A. Mills. According to Sekou Nkrumah, the incompetence of the Mills-led administration is evident in the way government keeps fumbling with all the major projects they inherited from the opposition New Patriotic Party

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NDC courts PNC to solve problems in-doors

The ruling National Democratic Congress is calling for a peaceful resolution to a current impasse with the People’s National Conference. The PNC is threatening a breakaway from the majority side in Parliament after the ruling party allowed its parliamentary aspirants to begin early campaigning in constituencies where the PNC has sitting MPs

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Aliu Mahama for Security Watch Africa Awards

Former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has been invited to chair the internationally-acclaimed Security Watch Africa Awards/Lecture in The Gambia from October 13-14, 2011. According to a letter from Patrick Agbambu, the International Coordinator/CEO of Security Watch Africa, the organization is inviting the former number two man under the erstwhile J. A Kufuor administration for his efforts in the area

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NDC has betrayed us – PNC

The Globe can authoritatively report that the marriage of convenience between the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the People’s National Convention (PNC) is headed for the rocks, unless something dramatic happens within the next few days to calm the two Nkrumahist Members of Parliament (MPs) who sit with the Majority group in the Ghanaian Legislature

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Kyei Mensa-Bonsu: Mills is not in charge

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensa-Bonsu, has described as unfortunate the impression created by President JEA Mills that he is not in charge of the country and not up to date with issues of national importance when President Mills stated he was not aware of a borrowing cap agreed to by the IMF and Ghana

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Red card for Boakye Djan

It is emerging that Major Kojo Boakye-Djan, former spokesperson of the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC), would have big hurdles to cross in his quest to become the parliamentary candidate for Jaman South in the Brong Ahafo Region, on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)

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NPP Asks President Mills: Where Is The Action Year?

President Mills’ christening of this year as “Action Year”, a year when Ghanaians will witness the execution and implementation of most of the promises he made in the run up to the 2008 general elections, has been described by Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey as being a farce as “absolutely nothing has happened and will happen to transform the lives of Ghanaians in this year or the next.”

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Sekou made a mistake – Sir John

The General Secretary of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie says son of Ghana’s first President, Dr. Sekou Nkrumah made a huge mistake by joining the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the first place and welcomes his decision to finally resign from that NDC

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Rawlings Joins NPP?

Disturbing but unconfirmed information available to the Al-Hajj newspaper suggest that former President Rawlings is planning to politically make 360 degrees about-turn and join the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in what promises to be the mother of all defections in the annals of politics since the birth of the nation-state called Ghana, in 1957

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Sekou Nkrumah: CPP is just using Samia

Son of Ghana’s first president, Dr. Sekou Nkrumah is worried that the Convention People’s Party [CPP] is only “using” his sister, Samia who was recently elected Chairperson of the party to create a false impression of a revival in the CPP

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NPP must avoid complacency in 2012

Mr Samuel Kweku Obodai, Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona West, has called on his constituents to vote the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections to secure Ghana’s future. He said any decision by party members to vote either for the presidential candidate and not the parliamentary candidate or vice versa popularly called “skirt and blouse”, would affect the fortunes of the party

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NPP Fears EC Disaster In Biometric Registration

The Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, has expressed his party’s deep sense of apprehension about the secretive and silent manner with which the Electoral Commission is conducting affairs towards the 2012 elections, describing it as a recipe for disaster

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