The Member of Parliament for the Kumbungu Constituency in
the Northern Region, Alhaji Mohammed Mumuni, has indicated that he will consult
major stakeholders before taking a decision concerning the fate of his seat in
political parties and civil society organisations have recommended that the
provisions of the Presidential Transition Act should go beyond the scenario of
handing-over from one President to another to provide for the re-election of an
Mr Solomon Boar, the Member of Parliament (MP) for
Bunkpurugu, has called for far-reaching stakeholder consultations to prepare a
comprehensive road map to, once and for all, resolve the intermittent clashes
between Bimobas and Konkombas dwelling in Kpemali.
The outgoing Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr Eric Opoku, has urged
the people of Sankore, a cocoa growing community in the Asunafo South District
to bury their differences now that election is over and unite for the peace and
development of the area.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration,
Madam Hannah Serwah Tetteh, has urged the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM)
Governing Council to use its 10th anniversary to reflect on the challenges
facing the council.
The Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States (US) Embassy, Patricia
Alsup, has revealed that according to the African Union, more than 148
billion dollars is lost to corruption in Africa every year.
The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr Eric Opoku, has
admonished consultants and engineers to be professional and diligent in their
determination of contract costs to give the beneficiaries the highest value for
The People’s National Convention (PNC) is to roll out measures
to revive its grass-root structures which were non-existent during the 2012
elections to strengthen the party’s fortunes in subsequent elections.
Policy Think Tank Danquah Institute has asked government to clarify the state’s financial commitment to rLG’s $10 billion
‘Hope City’ project which is meant to build Africa's tallest tower
and ICT infrastructure in the country.
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has asked African
leaders to give more space for the youth in political and social discourse to
enable them to fully exploit their potentials for the good of the society.
A delegation from the Channels of Blessings, a Christian
non-governmental organisation, has denied claims that the organisation is
involved in the trafficking of young
Ghanaian women for prostitution in foreign countries.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Akrofuom Constituency, Mr
Kwabena Appiah-Pinkrah, has challenged Ghanaians to inculcate a greater sense
of unity in all endeavours to speed up national development efforts.
Mr Samuel Oppong, Agona West Municipal Chief Executive
(MCE), has said that political parties should be seen as vehicles which bring
more ideas to the national discourse for people to make informed choices and
not to divide the nation.
The Let My Vote Count Alliance, a rainbow coalition of a multi-partisan and
non-partisan alliance of patriotic Ghanaians, will hold a forum at the Dansoman
Control market Saturday to discuss pertinent national issues.
Former first lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, has
appealed to Ghanaians to change their mindsets towards issues concerning women
empowerment as Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate the International
Women’s Day (IWD).
A policy analyst at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA),
Dr Michael Ofori Mensah has advocated a ceiling to the number of people
appointed to serve on the various committees of the Presidential Transition.
What would happen should the election petition currently
before the Supreme Court go in favour of the petitioners, was the subject of
interactions at a workshop organised by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
in Accra Thursday.