The Supreme Court yesterday asked the lawyer for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, and the star witness for the petitioners, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, not to engage in arguments over whether or not pink sheets had been certified or attested to but leave that for determination by the court.
The Founder and Chairman of the Democratic People’s Party (DPP), Mr T.N. Ward-Brew, has cautioned members of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) and all Nkrumaist parties against living in self-deception after their victory in the Kumbungu by- election.
Two rounds of voting by Gomoa West District Assembly last Friday, failed to elect a presiding member after Mr Anthony Eyiah Quansah, the outgoing Presiding Member, who was the sole candidate seeking re-election, did not get the endorsement of the assembly when he failed to secure two-thirds of the votes of the 52-member assembly.
The live telecast
of the on-going election case is a “waste of time” and creating huge costs for
the nation, according to a labour consultant and former Employment and Social
Welfare Minister, Austin Gamey.
Heated exchanges characterised proceedings in the presidential election petition at the Supreme Court Thursday, as counsel for the Electoral Commission (EC), Mr James Quashie-Idun, was heckled by both the bench and lawyers for the petitioners.
The Minister of Financial and Allied Institutions at the Presidency, Fiifi Kwetey, has blamed the labour agitations the government is faced with on the partisan label Ghanaians attach to matters of national interest.
President John Dramani Mahama’s nominee for District Chief Executive for the Akatsi North District, Mr James Gun, has been overwhelmingly approved by all the 20 assembly members voting at the Akatsi North District Assembly.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Campaign Manager for the 2012 Elections, Mr Boakye Agyarko, has described as total fabrication a statement attributed to him as endorsing the conduct of the 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections.
The Chairperson of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), Mrs Charlotte Osei, has reminded Ghanaians of their national duty saying “every citizen is to promote the prestige and good name of Ghana.”
Executive members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Fanteakwa North and South constituencies of the Eastern Region have expressed discontent about a letter purported to have been written by the chiefs of the Fanteakwa Traditional Council.
A member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kakra Essamuah, has encouraged the Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan, to take the opportunity to redeem his image in the ongoing election petition case at the Supreme Court.
Counsel for President John Dramani Mahama in the presidential election petition at the Supreme Court Wednesday concluded his cross-examination of the petitioners’ star witness and indicated that suggestions that about 2.6 million votes should be annulled were completely preposterous.
The British Foreign Secretary, Mr William Hague, has commended the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and its 2012 flag bearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for resorting to the court with their election grievances.
The Minority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, is pushing for reforms of the standing orders of Parliament to enable the house to question the President on the fulfilment of promises he has made to Ghanaians.
Convention People’s Party (CPP) views the escalation of the strike
action by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) with grave concern, as it
has immediate impact on the sick and particularly the poor in our
society who may not be able to afford private medical care.
Counsel for President John Dramani Mahama in the presidential election petition at the Supreme Court Tuesday resolutely defended his line of cross-examination when the court expressed worry over the slow pace of proceedings.
The Bishop of the Cape Coast Diocese of the Anglican Church, Rt. Rev.
Daniel Sylvanus Adotei Allotey, has called on the leadership of the
National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party to have
confidence in the Supreme Court and allow it to properly determine the
outcome of the election petition case brought before it by the NPP.
The case in which a former Supreme Court judge, Mr Justice Francis Kpegah, has questioned the credentials of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as a lawyer took a dramatic turn on its very first hearing when the plaintiff failed to show up in court.