Politics

Kufuor: I have never seen Akufo-Addo drink or smoke

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor says he has never seen the New Patriotic Party flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo smoking cigarette or drinking alcohol. Former President Kufuor who said he has known Nana Akufo-Addo for over forty (40) years, was emphatic that he has never seen his successor in the party taking any narcotic drugs

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Rawlings Foundation Will Launch Next Year – Kofi Adams

The spokesperson of former President Rawlings, Kofi Adams has revealed that his boss would have set up a foundation like his successor, if the erstwhile NPP administration had not frustrated his efforts. Mr. Rawlings’ successor, John Kufuor launched the John A. Kufuor Foundation on Tuesday which will include a leadership training center to be based at the University of Ghana ...

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Kufuor Happy To See Rawlings

President John Kufuor says it is gratifying to have ex-president John Rawlings take part in the history making John Kufuor Foundation for Leadership, Governance and Development project at the University of Ghana, Legon

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Kufuor: We Make Leadership Far Too Easy In Ghana

“Leadership is not like a ripe mango that has fallen from a tree, it is not that easy,” the following are the sage words of former President Kufour ahead of the official launch of the John Agyekum Kufuor (JAK) Foundation scheduled for Tuesday, September 20. According to him, Ghanaians have made leadership too easy but he believes that for one to be addressed as a leader, the person must undergo training, apprenticeship and not necessarily speak good English and do proper Mathematics

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Judicial Independence alone cannot secure the rule of Law

The Chief Justice, Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood, on Monday said to ensure and maintain rule of law, it was essential that the judiciary as a whole was relatively free from all outside interference. She said in addition to institutional independence, there must also be individual judicial independence or decisional independence , adding, judicial independence alone cannot secure the rule of law without judicial integrity

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Joe Ghartey shrugs off wikileaks’ prosecution charge

A former Attorney General under the Kufuor led administration has rubbished calls for his prosecution over alleged damning publication in the leaked US diplomatic cable wikileaks. A pressure group calling itself the Forum for Governance and Justice is leading the crusade for the prosecution of Joe Ghartey for allegedly covering up on cases of judicial corruption and narcotics

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FONKAR To Drag NDC To Court Over Nana Konadu Treatment

Friends of Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings (FONKAR) say they intend seeking court redress against the attempted scuttling of a planned meeting at the Cape Coast Town hall last Saturday between former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings and her supporters by Regional Executives of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC)

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NDC chair defends ‘aluta’ against Mrs Rawlings

Constituency Executives in the Central Region have defended the disruption of a programme organized by the ex-first lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings. Macho men forcibly locked the Cape Coast Town Hall, venue for a meeting between the ex-first lady and her supporters which resulted in a scuffle

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Life Is Hard Under NDC

RESIDENTS OF Ejura Sekyeredumase in the Ahsanti region have declared that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration of President Mills is one of hardship and suffering. “Ever since the NDC came back to power in 2009, life has become difficult for us because of the poverty and hardship that their administration has brought on us and this cannot be a government that cares for us,”

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Fiifi Kwetey explains “Muslims can’t be president” comment

I was unable to comment last week on the recent Wikileak disclosure that mentioned my name because I was on official assignment out of the country. I am now back and wish to set the records straight. In 2007 I had an interaction with an official of the US embassy and the discussion focused on the NPP presidential primaries which were upcoming at the time

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Sekou Exit Rocks NDC

Sekou Nkrumah, son of Ghana’s first president, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, has ended his chequered association with the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Sekou made the announcement yesterday on Joy FM when the station asked him to confirm the snippet of information it had picked on the development

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