Politics

NPP: John Mahama is a womaniser

Reports reaching The Herald say that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is organizing itself to launch a dirty smear campaign against the Vice-President, John Dramani Mahama, in order to undermine and discredit the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) government ahead of the 2012 elections

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Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey advises President Mills

The National Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, has welcomed President Mills’ latest condemnation of the politics of insults and lies in the country and has asked the President to “show the way” by turning his words to action this time and call his men to order

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Vice President calls for vigilance in final phase of guinea worm eradication

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has called on the volunteers and coordinators of the Guinea Worm Eradication Programme to be extra vigilant in ensuring that guinea worm did not resurface as the country entered the final phase of the eradication of the disease. He called on the volunteers and the people to intensify their surveillance and report any suspected cases and to ensure that new cases were not brought into the country

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President Mills should check the insults – Kwabena Sarpong

A member of the opposition New Patriotic Party’s [NPP] Communications team, Kwabena Sarpong has called on President Mills to check the politics of insults emanating from members of his party. According to him, the NPP does not condone politics of insults but “if you insult the leadership of the NPP, your leadership should also be insulted

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‘I’m ready,’ new CHRAJ boss declares

The new appointed Commissioner for the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has affirmed that she is ready to efficiently undertake the administrative task assigned her. Lauretta Vivian Lamptey, was sworn into office on Tuesday July 26, 2011

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Nduom: Those whining better wake up and smell the coffee

The 2008 presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) says leaders of the party must join the efforts to rebuild the CPP and stop sitting on the sidelines and pointing accusing fingers at others. Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, who has been accused of hijacking the party, says those who are not willing to spend their money to rebuild the structures of the CPP at the grassroots, cannot begrudge him for doing exactly that

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Government Denies Media Reports On EO Group

Government has denied reports in sections of the Media that it has abandoned the on-going investigations regarding the EO Group, and that in exchange government had received reparation from the Group. The denial was contained in a statement signed by Dr. Joe Oteng Agyei, Minister of Energy, and copied to Ghana News Agency on Tuesday

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Between Emile Short And Lauretta Lamptey

The former boss for the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice, Emile Short has called on his new successor, Lauretta Lamptey to brace herself up for the task ahead at her new office. Justice Emile Short went on voluntary retirement as CHIRAJ boss in November 2010, after serving the Commission for 17 years

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Samia Nkrumah: CPP is only active on paper

The Convention People’s Party’s (CPP’s) lone Member of Parliament, representing the people of Jomoro, has warned that the party would continue to struggle, albeit without political success, if does not elect “credible and transparent” leaders

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Nana Konadu: Ghana Is One Of The Most Expensive Countries To Live In

Ghana is one of the most expensive countries to live in at the moment; that is according to the former first lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings. “By the time you leave here, you will find that Ghana is one of the most expensive countries on this continent today. Very, very expensive. We have to find a away of knocking that down,” she stated

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Kofi Adams: Aircraft purchase must be properly explained

A Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Kofi Adams, has hit out at the government and called on the Mills administration to properly explain its intention to purchase five new aircrafts at a cost of 71 million Euro and $105,370, 177.09. According to Kofi Adams, also the spokesperson of ex President Rawlings, the questions being raised by the minority needs to be answered properly for the good of the NDC in the eyes of the electorate

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Media’s role in reducing political tension is crucial – communiqué

Senior Media practitioners and leaders of political parties after a three-day retreat in Koforidua on Sunday unanimously acknowledged the media’s crucial role in the reduction of political tension and polarization. They appreciated the role played by the media in national development but noted that it was only when the media operate responsibly that they would impact positively on national discourse, democracy and development

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