In The Spotlight
The 2016 New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for the Awutu Senya West Constituency in the Central Region, Nenyi George Andah, has awarded scholarships to 45 students at Senya Beraku to pursue higher education at the senior high school (SHS) level.
A study conducted by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has revealed that more than twice the national average of rejected ballots in the 2012 election came from northern Ghana.
With the December 7 polls entering the final stretch, the presidential candidates of the two main parties are going all out to court the electorate in their respective strongholds.
Disqualified presidential aspirant of the All People’s Congress, Hassan Ayariga has blamed the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) for his exclusion from the 2016 presidential elections.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) considers education to be the bedrock of any nation which aims to rise above poverty and enhance the well-being of its citizens.
The Minister of the Interior, Mr Prosper Douglas Bani, has served notice that personnel of the Ghana Police Service and the other security agencies are ready to deal with vigilante groups and individuals who would want to foment trouble during this year’s elections.
Three Ghanaians have dragged the Electoral Commission and the Attorney-General to court over the rules governing special voting.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Nhyiaeso, Mr Samuel Sarpong, has launched his campaign with a call on the electorate to vote for a leader with a proven track record of providing development in Kumasi.
The presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his campaign team were stranded yesterday for two hours when the Dambai ferry they had wanted to use to reach residents of Krachi Nchumuru and Krachi West constituencies had some challenges.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) believes that the hopes of Ghanaians for a bright future will not materialise if the country is unable to resolve its education crisis.
Nii Ayikoi Otoo, lawyer for the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has expressed optimism in the High Court hearing the case of the disqualification of the party’s flagbearer, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, from the December 2016 elections.
The flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr Ivor Greenstreet, has said poor leadership must be voted out for development and freedom.
Members of the Northern Women for Peace, a group of women traders in Northern Ghana, have marched for peace, pledging their commitment to continue to advise their husbands, children and colleagues on a daily basis, to avoid tendencies that can degenerate into electoral violence.
The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Yaw Obimpeh, has alleged that the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) was training mercenaries and arming them in neighbouring Ivory Coast.
The Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has accused the Member of Parliament for Atwima Mponua, Mr Isaac Asiamah of being a major stumbling block to the progress of sports development in the country.
The flag bearers of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, and that of the All People’s Congress (APC), Mr Hassan Ayariga respectively, have given different reactions to the Daily Graphic report that they have been invited by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) to explain their sources of campaign funds.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Nhyiaeso, Mr Samuel Sarpong, has launched his campaign to annex the seat from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) with a call on the electorate to vote for a leader with a track record of providing Kumasi with development projects.
Three Volunteer groups of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who have been working together in the 2016 campaign of the party, Professionals for Change, Loyal ladies and Zongo Ladies for Nana were at the Ablekuma West Constituency over the weekend to share Nana Addo’s message of hope with the constituents.
A surviving member of the 1948 riots, Mr Joseph Ashitey Hammond, has asked Ghanaians to be patriotic and stay away from negative attitudes that could disrupt the peace of the country, especially in this election year.
The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, has stated that the provision of quality health care is not a privilege but a right for every citizen of this country.
A justice of the Supreme Court, Mr Justice Jones Dotse, has urged political parties to accept the decisions of the courts on the electoral disputes that may arise from the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.