Politics

120 Ushers Selected For The NDC congress

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) recruited about 120 ushers to play various roles at the national delegate’s congress in Sunyani to elect a flag-bearer for the 2012 general election. They performed duties including serving water, breakfast and ushering in guests, delegates and observers to their designated sitting areas at the congress ground. Mr Ludwig Hlodze, National Youth Organiser of the party told the Ghana News Agency in Sunyani

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Former President Rawlings: We Are Not Free…

Former President Jerry John Rawlings said that political timing was very crucial hence the government needed to put its acts together to dispense justice to the people. Speaking at the National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Delegates’ congress in Sunyani, the former President said that the occasion might be his last time of addressing the delegates

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It’s Nana And Mills Again!!!

PRESIDENT JOHN Evans Atta Mills on Saturday confirmed his popularity in the NDC by chalking an emphatic electoral victory over Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings in the party’s presidential race. He has therefore set the stage for another electoral duel with Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He polled an incredible 2771 votes out o the 2861 of the total votes cast to retain the NDC flagbearer position, at the expense of his competitor Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings who polled 90 votes

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President Mills preaches unity after victory

“Let us leave here a united party. There should be no bickering, no name calling, no divisive tendencies,” were the parting advice offered by newly-minted presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills to delegates and members of the NDC at the end of the of the epoch-making National Delegates’ Congress held in the ancient town of Sunyani

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Konadu, Mills set for showdown

Ghana's fledgling multiparty democracy would come under test and scrutiny on Saturday, July 9, when 3,125 delegates of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) from across the country would gather at the re-furbished Sunyani Coronation Park to elect the flagbearer for the 2012 general election

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NPP: ‘J.E.A. Mills is corrupt’

A member of the New Patriotic Party’s Communications team, Kwabena Sarpong has lashed out at President Mills for doing nothing about corruption in his administration adding that the President himself is corrupt. Speaking on Multi TV’s political talk show, Minority caucus, Mr. Sarpong said even though the President claims not to be corrupt, his actions show that he is indeed corrupt

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Rawlings Is Greedy – Betty Mould Iddrisu

A former close ally of the Rawlingses, Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu, has told delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashanti Region that the former first couple’s ambition to take over the flagbearer slot of the party was borne out of greed, and not because the sitting President had not performed to their expectations. Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu, Minister of Education, who has recently fallen out with the Rawlingses, told delegates at a meeting in the Ashanti Region that claims by former President Jerry John Rawlings that Prof. Mills does not listen to his advice were not true, and that the President had done enough to appease the former President

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PNC and CPP to run joint campaign in 2012

The People’s National Convention (PNC) and the Convention People’s Party (CPP) in the Northern Region have decided to combine their efforts in the 2012 elections, to get more representatives with the needs of the north at heart, to represent the region in parliament during the 2013 to 2017 term. This will be the case at the parliamentary level in the Northern Region whether the two parties attain their long-term goal of merging into one party materialises or not

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MPs Ask Konadu Rawlings To Step Down

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament have prevailed on the former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings to step down from the party’s presidential race, Majority Leader Cletus Avoka has disclosed. The ruling party goes to congress from July 8 to 10 in Sunyani to choose a presidential candidate for next year’s presidential election, which is keenly being contested by the sitting president, John Evans Atta Mills, and former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings

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NDC Will Lose… – Alhaji Bature

Managing Editor of the Bilingual Free Press, Alhaji Iddrisu Bature has stated that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and its entire membership will be on the losing end after the upcoming delegates’ congress in Sunyani. He believes the NDC will never be the same after the Sunyani Congress

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NDC presidential aspirants must make undertaking – Mintah

A founding member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Mintah, has urged the leadership of the party to compel its two aspiring flagbearers to undertake to ensure their followers comport themselves during and after the party’s congress. He said the undertaking should assure the party of their commitment to the NDC no matter who becomes the Presidential candidate for the 2012 elections

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NPP will clean the mess created by NDC Government – Dr Agambila

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary candidate for the Bolgatanga Constituency, Dr Gheysika Agambila has said that the NPP would clean the mess that has been created by the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Speaking to the Ghana News Agency after a clean-up exercise embarked on by the NPP in the Bolgatanga Municipality, Dr Agambila said that the clean-up exercise was symbolic in the sense that the NDC had created a big mess which needed to be cleaned up

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Nana Konadu meets NDC MPs

In a bid to woo Members of Parliament of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) to vote for her as flag bearer of the party, former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has arrived in parliament to meet with the NDC MPs in the House. This is to enable her sell her campaign message to the MP's

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EC disapproves of NDC’s voting on regional basis

The Electoral Commission has disapproved of plans by the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for voting at the upcoming congress to be conducted on regional basis. There are reports the NDC may be introducing ten ballot boxes for delegates from each region to vote simultaneously at the Sunyani Congress

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