Members of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) have been
advised to evolve strategies that would ensure that the party outlives the
personality of a single person and engulf around myriad of leading members.
People with Convention of Principles (POWCOP), a pressure
group, have appealed to the judiciary to consider introducing ‘traditional
curse’ in the courts to help find lasting solutions in the adjudication of
cases at courts.
The Ashanti Regional branch of the Convention People’s Party
(CPP) has marked 47 years of the overthrow of the party’s Founder and Ghana’s
first President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, with a call for the people to have
self-belief and the “can-do spirit.”
A former Chief Executive Officer of the Volta River
Authority (VRA), Dr Charles Wereko-Brobby, will today deliver the first in the
series of public lectures on critical issues at the core of national
Political corruption, which is borne out of illegal and
secretive means of funding political parties, is one of the banes infecting the
democratic process in Africa, the Nigeria Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi
Okonjo-Iweala, has stated.
A contestant for the position of treasurer in the Ghana
Journalist Association (GJA) elections, Mrs Rosalind Koramah Amoh, has pledged to
bring accountability and transparency into the affairs of the association when
given the mandate.
A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Kwame Pianim,
has called for an emergency national congress of the party to decide on its
boycott of certain key national events, including the vetting of ministerial
nominees of the President, Mr John Mahama, and the State of the Nation Address.
Mr Nelson Bediako
Asafo, Convention People’s Party (CPP) candidate in the parliamentary
bye-election at Buem in the Volta Region, has said a transparent bye-elections
at Buem will be an honour to the memory of Mr Ford Kamel, former Regional
Minister and Member of Parliament for the area whose sudden death occurred on
Christmas Day and his mortal remains interred on Saturday.
The Chairman of the Cape Coast Circuit Methodist Youth
Fellowship (MYF),Mr David Bismarck Essel-Amoh, has appealed to Christians to do
away with the notion that politics was a dirty game and participate in the
process to develop the society.
A genuine assessment of the performance of the Progressive
People’s Party (PPP) in the 2012 general election is simple: Woeful failure.
But placing third in an election, after just nine months after birth, and
considering the vigorous election campaign it waged, a fair assessment of the
PPP, as it celebrates its first anniversary, is straightforward: Great success
of a political party with huge promise for the future. The 2012 Election saw
eight flag bearers contesting and about 14 political parties contesting for
various parliamentary seats.
All registered voters in the Buem Constituency in the Volta
Region who will cast their votes in the bye-election for the vacant
parliamentary seat, come Tuesday, February 26, have been assured that all the
necessary arrangements and logistics have been made for a smooth election.
>>February 24, 2013 marked 47 years since Osagyefo Dr. Kwame
Nkrumah was overthrown by the National Liberation Council (NLC) under the
leadership of General Emmanuel K. Kotoka. This exclusive interview by veteran
and seasoned journalist and retired editor of the Christian Messenger, Mr
G.B.K. OWUSU, gives an insight into the how and why the coup took place.
The issue of the refusal of the Minority in Parliament to
recognise the appointees of the President, Mr John Mahama, came to the fore in
Parliament on Friday when it became clear that some members of the group had
listed questions to be posed to ministers of state on Wednesday, February 27,
>The Tertiary Educational Institutions Network (TEIN) of the
National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the University of Education, Winneba have
expressed gratitude to President John Dramani Mahama for nominating Dr Avea
Nsoh Ephraim as the Minister designate for the Upper East Region.
The General Secretary of the People’s National Convention
(PNC), Mr Bernard Anbataayela Monarh, has said he will not seek re-election or
contest for any national position at the party;s next national congress.
Former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings has been honoured by the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLGA) at a ceremony hosted by President Denis Sassou Nguesso in Brazzaville, Congo.
The nomination of two members of the Council of State, Lt
Gen Seth Obeng, a former Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), and Mr C.K. Dewornu,
a former Inspector-General of Police, as members of the Council of State, Friday
generated a heated debate on the floor of Parliament.
The Chiefs of Lambussie Traditional Council in the Upper
West Region have expressed satisfaction with the re-alignment of the Ministry of
Chieftaincy and Culture to the present Ministry of Chieftaincy and Traditional
Affairs by President John Mahama.
A Spiritual scientist and herbalist, Prof Togbui Amuzu, has
waded into the fray of prophecies and predictions about the fate of President
John Dramani Mahama, challenging what he calls fallacies by doomsday prophets.
Ambassador Kabral Blay-Amihere, Chairman of the National
Media Commission (NMC), on Wednesday said the media’s performance in the 2012
general election was an improvement on the previous ones and he attributed that
to the various training programmes organised for media personnel prior to the
election and commended them for their efforts.
Two Nkrumaist political parties have described President
Mahama’s State of the Nation Address as a fair representation of the state of
the nation but differed in their reactions to the decision by the New Patriotic
Party (NPP) to boycott the address.