Politics

Sekou Nkrumah Quits From NDC

Son of Ghana’s first President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and a member of the ruling National Democratic Congress, (NDC) Dr. Sekou Nkrumah has quit the party. Confirming the story to host of the Citi Breakfast Show, Bernard Avle on Tuesday, Dr. Sekou Nkrumah stated that his resignation from the NDC is not to support the rebuilding of the CPP now led by his sister, Samia Yaba Nkrumah as the Chairperson, but feels his continuous stay in the NDC is a stumbling block to the progress of her sister

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NDC Youth Organizers condemn politics of insults

National Deputy Youth Organizers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), have urged political leaders to advise their members to be civil in their political activities. They said as the nation prepares towards the 2012 general elections, it was necessary that the leaders impressed upon their members to refrain from all forms of insults and other utterances that could inflame passion

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Samia Nkrumah wins CPP chairmanship

Samia Yaba Nkrumah, the daughter of Ghana’s first president Dr Kwame Nkrumah, has been declared winner of Saturday’s national delegates’ congress of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) held at the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre in Accra

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Nana Addo must resign as NPP flagbearer – Kofi Wayo

Founder of the United Renaissance Party (URP) Kofi Wayo is calling for the immediate resignation of the flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo as flagbearer of the party. According to Mr. Wayo, there are too many incriminating evidence against Nana Akufo-Addo on allegations he uses drugs hence not fit to lead a party that could win an election to govern the country in the future

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We didn’t walkout on EC – NDC, others claim

Four political parties say an earlier impression that representatives of all political parties invited by the Electoral Commission to observe a demonstration of a new biometric system boycotted the demonstration process. The Electoral Commission had procured a new biometric registration technology and wanted the political party representatives to inspect

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Judiciary: We’re ready to handle all cases from PAC

The Judiciary on Monday said it was ready to handle all cases emanating from Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament. However, no cases from the PAC had yet been put before the Financial and Economic Crimes Court, it said in a statement signed by Mr George Dove of the Judicial Service. The statement said at a roundtable conference organised by PAC in March 2010, two justices from the Financial and Economic Crimes Court in their papers had recommended that cases emanating out from PAC should be placed

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NPP advised to talk peace

The Central Regional Youth Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr ato Amoah has urged the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to stop their threatening messages and talk about peace Addressing a youth meeting at Twifu Praso, Mr Amoah said it was unfortunate that the utterances of the NPP suggested that they did not want peaceful elections in 2012.

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NPP: Pres. Mills must redeem Ghana’s ‘sinking’ image

Pres. Atta Mills

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on government to do everything possible to redeem the country’s sinking international image. In a press statement signed by the General Secretary the Party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, the NPP called on the NDC government to hear the cry of President Rawlings and support humanitarian efforts in Somalia

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Veep denies fighting Alban Bagbin

The Office of the Vice President has denied news reports of a scuffle between John Dramani Mahama and the Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alban Bagbin, over the Ghana Housing Project, also referred to as STX housing project. A statement signed by the spokesperson to the Vice President, John Abdulai Jinapor Monday, described the reports as a “crude attempt by some media houses and political forces to tarnish the image of Vice President Mahama to achieve their parochial interests

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Public outcry over Prof. Frimpong Boateng’s dismissal riles gov’t

President J.E.A. Mills is personally taking charge of efforts to douse the flames that have been ignited by the summary dismissal of the founder of the Cardiothoracic Centre at the nation’s premier hospital – the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. The president has called meeting to discuss a petition signed by 17 surgeons at the centre who are not seeing any new patients until further notice

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