“Nana Akufo-Addo is going to win this year’s elections with
a margin that will surprise everybody. The party is also on the verge of
annexing more than half of the 26 constituencies in the Northern Region for the
first time in the political history of the region,” the Northern Regional
Chairman of the NPP, Alhaji Tia Sulemana Haruna, has assured.
Hundred thousand acres of farm land are to be irrigated in
the three northern regions next year to enable farmers to cultivate crops three
times a year instead of the current one crop season, President John Dramani
Mahama has announced.
If Ghanaians have any doubts with regards to the competence
of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) to pull the country out of the
difficulties that it finds itself, the uncertainty must be erased now following
the performances put up by the party’s Presidential candidate, Dr Abu Sakara
and his running mate, Nana Akosua Sarpong Kumankuma, at the Presidential
debates recently hosted by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).
Until the late President
J.E.A. Mills relieved the Member of Parliament (MP) of Asawase, Alhaji
Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak of his position as Minister of Youth and Sports as a
result of some developments at the ministry, the young man’s household in the
constituency has been working in the quite. A lot of water has passed under the bridge since then
and Alhaji Muntaka appears to have overcome the shock and is ready to battle
the rest to retain his seat.
A member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)
communications team in the Ashanti Region, Mr Fuseini Donkor, was injured when
he was allegedly attacked by a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)
communications team, Mr Hopeson Adoye, at the studios of Kessben FM in Kumasi
last Saturday night.
Four presidential candidates contesting the December 7
election yesterday outlined their vision for the nation’s development as they
engaged in a debate organised by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC).
A Senior Principal Investigation Officer at the Commission
on Human Rights and Administrative Justice in the Ashanti Region, Mr Joseph
Maxwell Appiagye, has said this is the time for the electorate to reject
politicians who indulge in vituperations, violence and chaotic acts in seeking
the mandate of the people.
President John Dramani Mahama has said the free senior high
education policy being touted by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is just a
political ploy to convince Ghanaians, because the NPP does not have any good record
of delivery in the educational sector.
The People’s National Convention (PNC) has launched its
manifesto and national campaign for the 2012 elections with a call on its rank
and file to stand firmly behind the party for victory in December.
Four presidential candidates who were left out in the
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Presidential Debates will have the
opportunity to test their wits and intellect against each other, as they engage
in a debate tonight to demonstrate their understanding of national issues.
candidates have resumed rigorous campaigning in the regions, as they approach
the homestretch of the December polls, after suspending their political
campaign to commiserate with victims of the Achimota Melcom Supermarket
Thousands of people jammed the main bowl of the Baba Yara
Stadium Sunday for the second New Patriotic Party (NPP) inter-denominational
praise and prayer festival with the presidential candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa
Akufo-Addo, declaring that he will not stand before God to deceive Ghanaians
with empty electoral promises.
Spotting a sea blue long sleeve shirt over a black trousers and bespectacled, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday summed up his presentation at the end of the debate by categorising the NDC administration performance under fantasy and reality.
The Afigya-Kwabre District Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has launched a campaign to educate voters on the proper way to thumb print on ballot papers in the coming elections.
The Mfantseman Municipal Chief Executive,Mr Henry Kweku Hayfron has asked Ghanaians to examine dispassionately the education policies of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
The Presidential Candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr Michael Abu Sakara, has stated that under his administration the various government institutions will be made to work effectively to enable Ghana regain her past glory as a beacon of hope for Africa.
A Former Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Wednesday told the Financial Division of the Fast Track High Court that he was unaware of anything relating to the bidding process for the CAN 2008 stadia project.
Investigations conducted by Graphic.com.gh indicate that the
Asantehene’s anger over comments suggesting that he could be destooled for the
theft of his crown jewels, was directed at sociologist and traditional ruler,
Nana Obiri Yeboa.
A Former Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Tuesday told the Financial Division of the Fast Track High Court in Accra that Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome had been issued with an introductory letter to enable him to raise funds for the rehabilitation of stadia for the CAN 2008 tournament.
The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo,
has sworn in a municipal and four district chief executives (MDCEs) appointed
by the President in the region on behalf of the President, John Dramani Mahama.
BY: Story: Political Team, Tamale with additional file from News Desk
The Ghanaian electorate were Tuesday night given another
opportunity to make up their minds on who to vote for on December 7,when four presidential candidates of
political parties with representation in Parliament engaged in a battle of wits
and policies in a national debate in Tamale.
The sale of smock and poultry (guinea fowl), traditionally associated with the Northern Region, soared as supporters of the various political parties invaded Tamale, the regional capital, for the first Presidential Debate to be organised in the metropolis.
While smock, a special hand-woven, hand sewn men’s wear has become a national swear, guinea fowl, which is a healthy lean poultry has also become a delicacy across the country.