The Okyehene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin has described comments by the Eastern Regional executive of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) regarding his recent visit to the Presidency as “unfortunate”.
The minister designate for the Upper West Region, Mr Bede Ziedeng,
escaped grilling on his resignation from the National Democratic Congress
(NDC), formation of a new party with renegade NDC members and his subsequent
return to the party when he appeared before the Appointments Committee of
The Supreme Court has adjourned to March 14, 2013, the case
in which Mr Bernard Mornah is challenging the new Supreme Court rule which
states that the hearing of a petition against a presidential election shall be
done on a daily basis, including public holidays.
The Member of Parliament for Tamale South and Minister of
Trade and Industry-designate, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has called for the review of
the Standing Orders of the House to enable the sittings of all committees to be
open to the general public.
>>The Minister of Information and Media Relations, Mr Mahama
Ayariga, has asked the media to continue to play its strategic role of bridging
the information gap in the pursuit of achieving economic growth in the country.
The petitioners contesting the declaration of President
Mahama as the winner of the December 2012 polls have submitted the names and
codes of 4,709 polling stations where alleged irregularities took place.
The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the National
Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Ade Coker, has cautioned Ghanaians not to
politicise possible fuel price hikes and warned that such a move could be
detrimental to the country’s economy.
The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command has expressed its
appreciation to the President for providing it with over 70 new vehicles and
equipment which enabled it to discharge its duties efficiently before, during
and after the 2012 general election.
A statement made by the minister designate for the Greater
Accra Region, Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, on July 12, 2012 which suggested that he
supported the use of motorbikes for commercial purposes, a practice popularly
called Okada, came back to haunt him when he appeared before the Appointment’s
Committee of Parliament Monday.
The Northern Volta Youth Alliance (NVYA) has appealed to
President John Dramani Mahama not to listen to any group of people advocating
the appointment of a new Volta Regional Minister from the Northern sector.
The National Service Personnel Association (NASPA) has
elected new national executive to steer the affairs of the association for the
2012/2013 national service year at an annual NASPA Congress held in Kumasi.
>President John Dramani Mahama has urged African youth to
acquire the needed skills, particularly education, to place them in a better
position for the take-off of the continent’s socio-economic transformation.>>
The Executive Director of the Ghana Blind Association, Dr
Peter Obeng-Asamoah, has underscored the need for the government, parents and
guardians to give every opportunity to the physically challenged, especially
blind students, just like they do for normal students to pursue further
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for the
Lower West Akyem Constituency, Miss Gifty Klenam, has expressed her
appreciation to the sector ministry responsible for culverts and bridges for
responding to her call to drain the Anyinasu Stream at Asamankese.
The Eastern Regional Organiser of the National Democratic
Congress (NDC), Mr Bismark Tawia Boateng, has asked Members of Parliament of
the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who are boycotting the vetting of the President’s
nominees for ministerial positions to either rescind their decision or face