Politics

NDC Executives Ask Doe Adjaho To Step Down As MP

Some executives of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Avenor-Ave constituency in the Volta Region are asking their MP Doe Adjaho not to contest the seat the sixth time. The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament reportedly pledged in 2008 not to seek re-election if he was allowed to contest for the fifth and last time

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I.C. Quaye Announces His Retirement From Parliament

Sheikh I.C. Quaye yesterday formally announced his intention not to contest for parliament in 2012 but not without anointing a man he described as his successor. The decision to anoint Henry Quartey as his “anointed one”, he explained, was the culmination of a meeting of the constituency executives. “I am announcing that I am not going to contest in the 2012 parliamentary election. I am making the announcement formally, although you have heard it in some quarters already,” he said

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Maame Dokono To Run For Parliament

Popular actress, Grace Omaboe, affectionately called Maame Dokono, appears to be on course towards the realization of her dream to represent the people of New Abirim in the Eastern Region in the nation’s Legislature. She made her first abortive attempt to enter Parliament in 2000 when she contested the parliamentary election in the New Abirim constituency on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress

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Nduom: CPP is best alternative party for Ghana

Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, the 2008 Presidential Candidate of the Convention Peoples' Party (CPP, has announced that the party is introducing reforms to make it attractive to the youth ahead of the 2012 general election. He noted that with more than 10,000 fans on the social network Facebook whom he interacts with on regular basis, he is going to sell the CPP’s policies

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Zita: I can beat Nana Addo for Dome Kwabenya seat

Former Minister of Information and Tourism, and a failed NDC Parliamentary Candidate for the Dome Kwabenya Constituency, Zita Okaikoi has vowed to knock off all her opponents in the 2012 elections. The Ex-Minister, who was relieved of her office by President Mills in his 2011 'Action Year' cabinet reshuffle, believes not even the NPP’s 2012 Flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo can win if pitted against her for the Dome Kwabenya seat

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Freddie Blay: ‘I Have Resigned From CPP For NPP’

Former First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Freddie Blay says he no more considers himself a member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP). The former CPP MP for Ellembele told Citi FM he is amenable to joining the main opposition New Patriotic Party. He became First Deputy Speaker with the support and endorsement of the NPP Majority in Parliament during the Kufuor administration

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Kwesi Pratt is a hypocrite – CPP group

A group calling itself the Former Tertiary Heads and Associates of Teschart of the CPP, has criticised outspoken member of the party for condemning power struggles in the party. Mr Kwesi Pratt reportedly expressed concern that intense struggle for power in the Convention People's Party was negatively affecting the party's efforts to regroup and win power

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Zongo women declare support for Konadu Rawlings

A group calling itself NDC Zongo Women has declared its unflinching support for the former first lady Nana Kondau Agyeman Rawlings’s presidential ambition. The group which is made up of NDC Zongo women across the country held a press conference in Kumasi on Saturday and declared its unalloyed support for the candidature of Nana Konadu as the party’s presidential candidature for the 2012 elections

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NPP to slash filing fee

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has reconsidered its decision to charge its aspiring Members of parliament (MP) GH¢16,000 as filing fee for next year’s general elections. The party has plans of reducing the GH¢16,000 that it recently proposed as the filing fee that eligible candidates have to pay before realizing their ambitions

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NDC to hold crunch meeting today

Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings would not be impeded in her quest to seek the presidential nomination of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the Today has gathered ahead of a crunch party meeting today

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Baba Jamal Arrests NPP Man In Show Of Power

The Eastern regional executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) yesterday addressed a press conference at Akyem Oda in a reaction to what they described as an ‘unlawful’ arrest of the party’s polling station organizer at Akwatia last Sunday, which was allegedly engineered by deputy Eastern regional minister Mohammed Baba Jamal

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