A presidential hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alhaji Nurideen Iddrisu, has bemoaned the monetisation of politics in the country and called on delegates of the party in the upcoming presidential primary to choose competence and commitment over money and material gains.
Mr. James Agyenim-Boateng, Spokesperson for the John Mahama 2020 campaign, has reacted to Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo’s condemnation of former President John Dramani Mahama for taking the matter of the violence that attended the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election to diplomatic corridors.
The immediate past General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) Rev. Dr Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong, has called on the leadership of the two main political parties in the country to assure Ghanaians of their commitment to democratic rule by openly disbanding vigilante groups in their camps.
Mr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, one of the presidential aspirants of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2020 polls, has given the strongest indication that he would promote Nkrumah and Rawlings’s agenda if given the mandate to rule the affairs of the state.
As part of on going efforts to operationalise the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA) which is expected to give opportunity to qualified Ghanaians abroad to exercise their franchise, the ROPAA Committee is meeting key stakeholders to address issues of concerns and practical challenges.
A presidential hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof. Joshua Alabi, has called for a change in direction and a fresh lease of life for the NDC in its forward march to win the 2020 polls.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the chiefs and people of the Ahafo region of a better and brighter future after he signed the instrument of attestation and presented the Constitutional Instrument (CI) 114 to the President of the Council of Ahafo Chiefs, Nana Ansah Adu Baah to symbolize the creation of the region.
Parliament Wednesday failed to take the report of the Committee of Privileges on the alleged contemptuous remarks and breach of privileges by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) member for Assin Central, Mr Kennedy Agyapong.
Former President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday reiterated his position that the actions of members of the ruling New Patriotic Party’s vigilante group during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election were criminal and must be prosecuted.
The parliamentary subcommittee on Lands and Forestry has condemned the persistent illegal felling and harvesting of rosewood in the Builsa South District in the Upper East Region and other parts of the country.
The Chiefs and the people of the Nkoranza Traditional Area have raised red flags about what they deem as an orchestrated scheme to sideline them from participating in meetings before and after the referendum held for the creation of the Bono East Region, particularly on the siting of the regional capital.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) Rt Rev. Prof. Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante, has said the violence that rocked the by-election at the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency in the Greater Accra Region should never happen again.
Six presidential aspirants of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have commended the National Election Committee (NEC) of the party for taking the pain to produce the guidelines for the conduct of the party’s presidential election.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has filed a motion at the Accra High Court pleading for more time to operationalise the Representation of the People Amendment Act (ROPAA), 2006 (Act 699), which gives Ghanaians in the Diaspora the right to vote from abroad.
The youth of Walewale in the West Mamprusi Municipality in the newly created North East Region have petitioned the Minister of Regional Reorganization and Development, Mr Dan Botwe, to consider siting the capital of the new region in the town.
Representatives of the six presidential aspirants of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have served a warning to the top brass of the party of an imminent “chaotic” and “controversial” election that might lead to disruptions in the electoral calendar of the party.
The Council of Elders of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed disgust at the unprovoked brutality unleased on supporters of the party at the residence of the parliamentary candidate of the party, Mr Delali Kwasi Brempong, in the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election.
The newly elected Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon (AWW) Constituency, Ms Lydia Seyram Alhassan, has advised Ghanaian women not to shun politics despite the challenges of insults, name calling and denigration that they have to go through when they enter into mainstream politics.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo, will from Tuesday, February 12, 2019 publicly present Constitutional Instruments (C.I.s) to give effect to the creation of the six (6) new regions.
The Minister of Regional Reorganisation and Development, Mr Dan Kwaku Botwe, has asked the chiefs and people of the various segments of the six new regions not to allow the selection of the regional capitals to take the shine out of the core objectives that were advanced for the creation of the regions.