Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, has dismissed media reports that she has called on the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to apologise to Ghanaians and specifically, to Ms Seyram Lydia Alhassan, the newly elected Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, and the people of the constituency.
The Leader and Founder of the All People’s Congress (APC), Mr Hassan Ayariga, has noted with concern the continuous decline in the safety and security of the country evident in the recent spate of killings and vigilantism.
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has condemned the activities of vigilante groups in the country and called on the Police to take every step possible to flush out all such groups and halt their nefarious???.
Hundreds of supporters of the opposition parties operating under the banner the Inter-party Coalition for National Sovereignty, yesterday staged a demonstration to demand justice for the victims of the shooting incident that occurred during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election in Accra on January 31, this year.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has confirmed that the District Level Elections (DLE) and the referendum to amend Article 55 (3) of the Constitution for metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) to be elected on partisan basis will be held on the same day.
Minority Members of Parliament who held placards with the inscription "Bloody Widow", on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 to protest the swearing-in of the new MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon in Accra, Madam Lydia Seyram Alhassan, are to appear before the Privileges Committee of the house.
The Volta Regional chapter of the Volta Region has reacted to former President Jerry Rawlings’ caution against perpetrators of violence as evidenced by the Thursday, January 31 shooting and thuggery at La Bawaleshie in the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency in Accra, and the stabbing of Edem Tekpli, an associate of a parliamentary aspirant of the NDC who was attacked at Ho at dawn on Thursday by unknown assailants.
Ever since former President John Dramani Mahama made his infamous “boot for boot” comment to caution the National Security to be fair to all political actors in the country, I have been wondering whether such mantras win political power.
The violence unleashed by some security operatives during last week’s by-election in the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency continues to draw strong criticisms from various shades of the society, with three prominent Ghanaians joining the fray in calling for action to punish the perpetrators.
The Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI) Ghana, the Media Coalition on RTI and OccupyGhana (collectively known as the “Coalition”) has urged Parliament to pass the Right to Information Act, a monumental bill that would reflect the country’s 1992 Constitution, stating “All persons shall have the right to information subject to such qualifications and laws as are necessary in a democratic society.”
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Agortime-Ziope Constituency, Mr Charles Agbeve, has in partnership with the Wheels to Africa, a Canada-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) and Adanu, a Ho-based NGO, presented bicycles to twenty needy students of the Adzonkor Junior High School (JHS) who trek between two to five kilometres daily to school.
The Inter-Party Coalition for National Sovereignty (IPCNS), a political pressure group, has announced that it would embark on a demonstration in Accra on Thursday, February 7, to protest against what it describes as the breakdown of security in the country.
The National Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Henry Nana Boakye (Nana B) has apologised to Ghanaians for assaulting the National Communication Officer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) during a televised radio broadcast on Friday, February 1 2019.
The Minority in Parliament has condemned the violent attacks in the house of the NDC parliamentary candidate in the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election and urged the security agencies, particularly the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr David Asante Appietu, to identify and prosecute the perpetrators.
The Director of the Centre for European Studies of the University of Ghana and a Governance Expert, Prof. Ransford Gyampo, has described the violence that occurred in the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election as a graduated form of vigilantism and an immediate matter of worry to national peace and cohesion.
President Akufo-Addo has described as "free, fair, transparent and credible" the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election which was won by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate Lydia Seyram Alhassan on Thursday, January 31.
The National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawase and Minority Chief Whip, Alhaji Mohammed-Mubarak Muntaka, has apologised for engaging in verbal exchanges with the New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP for Assin Central, Mr Kennedy Agyapong, in the chamber of Parliament last Wednesday.