Politics

Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom Starts Secret Campaign

Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum, the Convention Peoples Party’s 2008 flagbearer, has begun what appears to be a secret campaign up north ahead of the party’s yet to be announced 2012 Presidential primary. Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum was spotted at Radach Memorial Lodge in Tamale on Thursday December 16, where he met with all CPP Chairmen in the northern region

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Zita Okaikoi and husband to run for MP

Come January 2013, Ghana may have a husband and wife both seated as members of Parliament on one side of the House. The Daybreak newspaper can confirm that while Tourism Minister Zita Okaikoi is lacing her boots to contest the Dome Kwabenya parliamentary seat, her husband; Andrew Okaikoi, Board Chairman of the Ghana Disabled Foundation is watering the grounds to contest the Okaikoi North Parliamentary seat

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NDC to tackle the BiG issue on December 22

The question whether the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) will emerge unscathed and consolidate its position in the 2012 elections will come to the fore when the party holds its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on December 22, 2010

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Kwabena Duffuor accused of flip flopping

The opposition New Patriotic Party has responded to government's claims that they “left Ghana's economy in the intensive care unit” accusing the Finance Minister, Dr Kwabena Duffuor, of hypocrisy and flip flopping in his public statements about the economy

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Duffuor’s politics is hollow – Kufuor

It appears the debate about who improved or worsened the economy is not ending any time soon as the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) continuously hammers on what it claims were the NPP’s failure in managing the country’s economy while the New Patriotic Party maintains it left a healthy economy

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Afari Gyan: No money for assembly elections

The district assembly elections, scheduled to take place all over the country on Tuesday, December 28, is threatening to become a non-event. According to Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission, it had not received funding for the exercise barely three weeks to the event

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Government assures Ghanaians of free and fair elections in 2012

With the time approaching once again to test Ghana's democratic credentials, the government has affirmed its commitment to ensure that the 2012 elections are held in a free and fair atmosphere. Such a responsibility, the government said, would be upheld by sustaining the freedom and independence of governance institutions, particularly the Electoral Commission

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CPP leadership have failed – Samia Nkrumah

The CPP Member of Parliament for Jomoro Constituency, Samia Nkrumah has chided the leadership of the party saying they have failed to achieve the ultimate aim of the party. Hon. Samia Nkrumah said the leaders of the party have failed to unite the various parties that believe in the ideals and principles of Dr Kwame Nkrumah to wrestle power from the ruling NDC.

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Kofi Wayo: NPP Are Too Wicked, It’s Nice To Be With NDC

Maverick politician Kofi Wayo says he is amazed at the warmth and friendliness of the hierarchy of the ruling National Democratic Congress, as opposed to the “wicked people” of the New Patriotic Party. He has consequently asked Ghanaians to weigh carefully in whose hands they entrust the management of the nation, with the NPP apparently low on his choice of preferences

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Money politics is corrupting our democracy – Rawlings

Former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings says the creeping canker of money politics threatens to destroy the natural consultative role of our political leaders. “The new and current corrupter towards electoral democracy is the misuse and abuse of money…we are sowing the seeds of instability

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Parliament Approves L.I To Create New Electoral Areas

Parliament yesterday approved the Local Government (creation of new district electoral areas and designation of units) Instrument, 2010 (L.I 1983). The L.I seeks to create new electoral areas for the up coming district level elections in the country as well as break up the existing large electoral areas and merge contiguous small areas

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NDC must unite for progress – Mills

Pres. Atta Mills

President John Evans Atta Mills has called on members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to use the loss of the Northern Regional Chairman of the party to unite for progress. He urged the Party members to strive to consolidate their hold on power and assured them that, come 2012 the NDC

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C/R NDC calls for calm within the party

The Central Regional branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has appealed for calm within the party. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency, Mr Samuel Adu Yeboah, Regional Chairman of the party, said the earlier the party stopped disturbing the electorate with the unnecessary accusations and counter-accusations, the better it would be for the party

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CPP to make strong showing in 2012

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Convention People's Party (CPP), Mr Samuel Kwabena Danso, on Wednesday predicted a strong showing by the party in Election 2012. He said it would be suicidal for their political opponents to underestimate either their strength or determination to capture power

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