Politics

No E-Voting For 2012 Elections – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced it would not introduce the electronic voting system in the 2012 elections. According to the EC, unlike the ballot paper; the processes of vote counting and tabulation in the e-voting system are often invisible which does not satisfy the curiosity of the voters as to whether their votes have been counted or not

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Rawlings Vote Buying Allegations Are Unfounded

The Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Samuel Adu Yeboah, has described as unfounded the allegation by former President Jerry John Rawlings that some leading members of the NDC are buying votes ahead of the national delegates’ congress of the NDC

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MP: Ablakwa Is A ‘Disrespectful Small Boy’

Outspoken NDC MP, Michael Teye Nyaunu has described Deputy Information Minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa as a “disrespectful small boy” who is reaping where he didn’t sow. Mr Ablakwa is reported to have told NDC supporters at Ayawaso East that they should not try a first timer for the Presidency, apparently a subtle reference to former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings

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NPP offers to train NDC leadership

The opposition New Patriotic Party has called on the leadership of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) to avail itself of a training module on how to solve the current internal bickering that seems to be confronting their party. According to the NPP, it is worried over the current disintegration of the NDC party and it is ready to help the NDC surmount some of the challenges it currently faces

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CPP Rubbishes Rawlings’ Claim

A leading member of the Convention Peoples Party, Bright Akwetey has rubbished claims by ex-president Rawlings that some individuals within the NDC are deliberately running down his party in order to build the CPP. At a meeting with party faithful in Kumasi yesterday Mr. Rawlings was reported to have said the only

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Nana Konadu Issues Statement on Ya Na Case

The people of Dagbon deserve peace and unity and that cannot be achieved if we fail to appreciate the need to identify and prosecute those behind the Ya Na’s death to the satisfaction of all parties. Recent developments coming out of our courts are worrying and explanations made out in some judgements have left all Ghanaians in a quandary

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Parliament Breaks For Easter Holidays

The first meetings of Third Session of the Fifth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana ended yesterday after an eleven intense work schedule. The 230-member legislators during the meetings, dealt with six important bill including the Petroleum Revenue Management, Petroleum Commission Bill, Public Health Bills and

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EC Urged To Expedite Action On Biometric Registration

The Electoral Commission (EC) has been urged to expedite action on the registration and verification of the Biometric Voting process to ensure transparent and peaceful parliamentary and presidential polls in 2012. Mr. K. K. Sam, Western Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) made the call in an interview with the Ghana News Agency in Takoradi

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Nduom: MPs only think about ministerial appointments

The 2008 flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party, Paa Kwesi Ndoum has taken a swipe at members of Parliament saying majority of them (MPs)are only interested in getting ministerial appointments hence ignoring their core function as lawmakers. According to him, that is the sad reality which is weakening Ghana’s Parliament

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Jumah: NPP headed for defeat unless…

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will find it difficult to wrest power from the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2012 if the NPP faithful do not put aside their personal interests, Mr Maxwell Kofi Jumah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Asokwa, has said

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President Mills accused of dividing NDC

We the concerned NDC Youth would want to register our indignation at an attempt by President Mills and his cohorts to divide the rank and file of the National Democratic Congress. We have intercepted a letter signed by Mr. Bebaaku Mensah, Secretary to the President in which it has been confirmed that President John Evans Atta Mills is due to meet with all NEC members on at Peduase Lodge on Friday 18th March 2011

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Authr K files to go to parliament

Today, I have filed my nomination to be elected as the Parliamentary candidate for Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese constituency. Our constituency is underdeveloped. We are divided-- Abura against Asebu, Asebu against Kwankese and Kwamankese against Abura

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