Politics: Politics
Dr. Kwesi Jonah, Political Scientist

Ec Must Ban All “dead” Parties

Saturday, April 30, 2016 The popular political scientist, Dr Kwesi Jonah who has taught and sensitized people for a considerably long time in Ghana has hit the nail right on the head by calling for the withdrawal of licenses of dormant political parties. Although Dr Jonah being a leading staff of IDEG has succeeded in layin ...

African Reform Movement leader registers to vote

Saturday, April 30, 2016 Accra, April 30, GNA - Dr Nii Amu Darko, the Founder/ Leader of the African Reform Movement, a new group on Ghana's political landscape, has registered in the ongoing limited registration exercise to enable him to vote in the November elections. Dr Darko, an Australian-based Medical Doctor, had r ...

Paramount Chief predicts 95% victory for President Mahama

Saturday, April 30, 2016 The Paramount Chief of Nkoranza Traditional Area, Okatakyie Agyamang Kudom IV, has predicted a 95 percent victory for the John Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) government in the area in this year rsquo;s general election. According to the Paramount Chief, the level of development wit ...

NDP confirms Konadu as presidential candidate

Saturday, April 30, 2016 The National Democratic Party (NDP) has confirmed former first lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings as the party rsquo;s presidential candidate for the November election. The confirmation was made at a congress held in Accra on Saturday , April 30 at the International Trade Fair Centre. The party a ...

National Constitution Week begins

Saturday, April 30, 2016 The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has rolled out a month-long nationwide series of activities to mark the 2016 National Constitution Week on the theme; ldquo;My Ghana: The Power of One rdquo;. The celebration, which includes national, regional and district activities, would focu ...

Replacement of voters' ID card attracts GH¢5.00

Saturday, April 30, 2016 By Regina Benneh Sunyani, April 30, GNA - Persons requesting for replacement of lost Voter Identification (ID) cards are to pay five Ghana cedis into the Electoral Commission's bank account, said the ECs Sunyani Municipal Officer, Mr Yaw Opoku. He said after the payment, the persons must present ...

Voters urged to abide by electoral regulations

Saturday, April 30, 2016 By Fatima Anafu-Astanga Bolgatanga, April 30, GNA - Mr Robert Ajene, a retired educationist, has called on eligible voters to abide by the electoral regulations and avoid twisting them in favour of a particular political party. He said as a multi-party state, Ghanaians had to tolerate each other ...

Political parties urged to support registration exercise

Saturday, April 30, 2016 Bolgatanga, April 30, GNA - The Upper East Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mr James Arthur-Yeboah, has called on political parties to support the EC to make the ongoing limited voters registration exercise a success. Mr Arthur-Yeboah made the call in an interview with the Ghan ...

Dzifa's comment not as injurious as what others have said – Kofi Adams

Saturday, April 30, 2016 National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Kofi Adams has said comments by Transport Minister, Dzifa Attivor is not as bad as what others have said. According to Mr. Adams members of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), especially the presidential candidate, have also made ...

Government to transform Ghana through ICT- Deputy Minister

Saturday, April 30, 2016 Deputy Minister of Communications, gFelix Kwakye Ofosu, has emphasised government rsquo;s commitment to scale up investments in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry to benefit from the sector rsquo;s huge potential as a global dominant employer. ldquo;The country remains very ...

'President Mahama is putting money in people's pockets' - Spio-Garbrah

Saturday, April 30, 2016 The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has said the government through several social intervention programmes and skills development initiatives has empowered the beneficiary communities economically. The Minister who was reacting to critics of the ruling government, noted that ...

EC logo unnecessary, five-year plan commendable - Baako

Saturday, April 30, 2016 Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako says the whole exercise of the Electoral Commission (EC) changing its logo ought not to have been considered at all. quot;I think it is completely unnecessary. The original logo represents our history, culture and spir ...

Voters' registration exercise peaceful in Bosomtwe

Saturday, April 30, 2016 By Dorothy Francis Ward, GNA Aputuogya (Ash), April 29. GNA - The limited voters' registration exercise by the Electoral Commission (EC) has generally been peaceful and smooth in the Bosomtwe District. Two days into the registration, there has not been any reported nasty incident or technical gl ...
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