Former President Jerry John Rawlings, National Democratic Congress (NDC) party chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo and other leading members of the NDC were among the congregants at a memorial mass marking the fifth anniversary of the demise of Mr. Paul Victor Obeng held at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Tema Community Two on Friday.
The Bono Regional Minister, Mrs Evelyn Kumi-Richardson, has charged staff of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) to strengthen their operations at their respective border towns to stop criminals and illegal foreigners from entering the country.
The former Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has observed that “with time the lies being peddled about the Electoral Commission (EC) by various political parties will be exposed.”
Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, a former Chairman of the Electoral Commission, has cautioned election observers to be mindful of the fact that election observation is not a fault-finding mission but a fact-finding activity.
The Independent Candidates Association of Ghana (ICAG), a group of individuals aiming to contest various positions in the 2020 election, is advocating for a referendum to change the second round of voting where the two political parties with the highest votes get the opportunity to go head-to-head for the presidential slot.
The Afigya Kwabre South Constituency Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Odeneho Kwaku Appiah, has cautioned supporters of the party not to use the upcoming parliamentary primaries and the 2020 general election to blackmail aspiring parliamentarians.
The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has observed that the activities of vigilante groups were fast making Ghana’s highly acclaimed democracy, as well as gains and strides made since 1992, a subject of mockery in the eyes of the international community.
The Founder and leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Mr Percival Kofi Akpaloo, has lauded government’s decision to invest in the fishing industry by establishing 10 fish landing sites in the country.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has expressed concern that though Ghana has been able to achieve electoral democracy, she has been unable to translate that into combatting and containing corruption.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has stated that it will not allow its National Chairman, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, to cooperate with the police in investigations linking him to recent kidnappings and fire outbreaks at markets.
The flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has asked the Police Service to stop harassing the party’s chairman, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, in reference to an invitation extended to the Chairman to explain himself regarding allegations levelled against him.
The police in the Upper West Region are on the hunt for some rogue elements who shot and killed the constituency chairman of the National Democratic Congress for Daffiama/Bussie/Issa on Wednesday night.
The Coalition of Muslim Organisations, Ghana (COMOG), the umbrella Muslim body in the country, has called on the Muslim leadership to use this year’s Ramadan period to help maintain peace and stability in the Muslim communities.
The Civil and Local Government Service Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) is considering going to court to seek clarity on the status of ministers, who are not neutral in their work as heads of State ministries and agencies.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has condemned the brutal assault on a police officer at Amasaman a few days ago, stating that to assault a man in uniform in such a manner is an "indictment on our society and totally unjustifiable".
Former President Jerry John Rawlings, has in a meeting with the outgoing Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana, Monsignor Jean-Marie Speich, urged leaders all over the world to take a cue from the recent retreat Pope Francis had with South Sudanese leaders in the quest for lasting peace in their war-ravaged country.