Members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who
contested the 2012 parliamentary election as independent candidates need to
re-apply to rejoin the party to qualify to contest by-elections on the party’s
A private legal practitioner and law lecturer, Mrs Clara
Kasser-Tee, has criticised the conduct of two Justices sitting on the
presidential election petition in which leading members of the New Patriotic
Party (NPP) are seeking to overturn the 2012 election declaration by the
A member of the Brong Ahafo Regional caucus of the National
Democratic Congress (NDC), Nana Opoku Acheampong, has described the nomination
of Mr Collins Dauda and Kwasi Oppong Fosu for the post of Ministers for Water
Resources Works and Housing and Local Government and Rural Development
respectively as further example of the wisdom which has guided President John
Mahama so far in composing the party’s dream team.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for the East Ayawaso
Constituency, Mr Naser Mahama Toure, has affirmed his resolve to work with
chiefs, religious leaders and assembly members to change the face of Nima and
other areas in the constituency.
Calm has returned to some parts of
the Tamale Metropolis after some angry supporters of the National Democratic
Congress (NDC) vandalised party billboards of President John Mahama and MP for
Tamale Central, Alhaji Inusa Fuseini.
out of seven who picked nomination forms to contest the bye election in the Akatsi
South constituency, have been vetted at Ho and cleared for the primaries to be
held in Akatsi on Saturday, February 5.
The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has applauded the
nomination of Professor Naana Opoku Agyeman for the position of Minister of
Education by the President, John Dramani Mahama, expressing confidence that her
competence and expertise will inure to the benefit of Ghana.
Persons within the top echelons of the National Democratic
Congress (NDC) in the Upper East Region have started lobbying to replace the
outgoing regional minister who is now a Member of Parliament for Navrongo
Central, Mr Mark Owen Woyongo.
A former Ghana Ambassador to Serbia and Montenegro, Dr Nyaho
Nyaho-Tamakloe, has called on the government to name the new Ministry of
Foreign Affairs complex near the Kotoka International Airport after Dr Ebenezer
Ako-Adjei, the country’s first foreign minister.
After four hours twenty-five minutes legal submissions at
its sitting Wednesday, the Supreme Court, fixed January 22, 2013 to decide
whether or not to allow the National Democratic Congress (NDC), to join a
petition challenging the declaration of President John Dramani Mahama, as
winner of the December 2012 elections.
The Upper East Regional executives of the National Democratic
Congress (NDC) have commended the President for appointing Dr. Raymond Atuguba
as his Executive Secretary and nominating Mr Mahama Ayariga to the Information
A senior lecturer at
the Ghana School of Law, Mr Maxwell Opoku-Agyemang, has cautioned against
lining up of thousands of witnesses in the presidential election petition
pending before the Supreme Court.
The running mate to the presidential candidate of the
Convention People’s Party (CPP) in the December elections, Nana Akosua Sarpong
Frimpomaa, has appealed to the government to institute pro-poor programmes for
persons who find it difficult to cater for their children in school.
The government is discussing a possible relocation of the French Embassy in Accra as part of improving security at the Flagstaff House, the National Security Coordinator, Lt. Col. Gbevlo Lartey has said.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for the Damongo constituency in the Northern Region, Mr Adam Mutawakilu, has commended the people for voting massively for him in the December parliamentary election.
The decision by the legal team of the NPP 2012 presidential candidate and two others to rescind their decision to oppose the inclusion of a Supreme Court judge on the panel sitting on its election petition has raised serious perceptual issues.
A member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) legal team, Nana Ato Dadzie, is urging the
New Patriotic Party legal team to render an unqualified apology to the Supreme Court especially Justice William
Atuguba for their actions that sought to
damage the integrity of the judges.
President John Dramani Mahama has filed his response to a
petition by three personalities of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) challenging
his election as President in the December 7, 2012 presidential election and
indicated his intention to call 4,800 witnesses to state his case.