Politics: Ghana Elections

Ufp: Opening Of Nominations

Friday, November 14, 2014 In accordance with the directives by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Party, the nominations for the elections of regional and national officers for the Party are open for all legitimate party members who wish to contest for any Party Positions. The date for the nomination of Regiona ...

Ashanti Police cites EC for inaction in on-going registration process.

Sunday, August 10, 2014 Police in Kumasi are frustrated about what they say is the Electoral Commission s failure to bring to their attention alleged acts to disrupt the ongoing registration exercise. There have been reports of attempts by some groups believed to be aligned to the NDC and NPP to foment trouble in some p ...

POLITICAL PARTIES AGREED TO COLLABORATE EFFECTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY FOR THE 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 Registered Political Parties in Ghana have agreed and consented to the formation of the Association of Political Parties in Ghana (APPG) at the Head Office of Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) 4th August 2014. The association was initially pioneered by six registered political parties such ...

Manhyia Palace denies bribery allegation

Thursday, September 12, 2013 The Manhyia Palace has categorically denied media reports that the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, facilitated alleged bribery of some justices of the Supreme Court to rule in favour of President John Dramani Mahama in the presidential election petition. Describing the reports as a move to ma ...

de Klerk proposes independent body for reforms

Thursday, September 12, 2013 A former South African President, Mr Frederik Willem de Klerk, has underscored the need for the institution of a commission made up of independent, widely respected and experienced individuals to oversee Ghana's proposed electoral reforms. He observed that although the Electoral Commission (EC) ...
Kweku Baako Jnr

Justice Dotse's Written Judgement Is 'A Telling Indictment' On Afari-Gyan

Thursday, September 12, 2013 '.so far as I am concerned, Dr Afari Gyan has cut a very poor figure of himselfthe much acclaimed competent election administrator both nationally and internationally has evaporated into thin air once his portfolio has come under the close scrutiny of the court,' said Justice Jones Dotse, one ...
Tsatsu Tsikata

Sanction Tstatsu For His Comments – Minority To GBA

Thursday, September 12, 2013 The Minority Caucus in Parliament is calling on the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) to sanction the lead counsel for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the election petition, Tsatsu Tsikata for his attack on Justice Anim Yeboah after the supreme judgment on the election petition case. Addres ...
Dr K. Afari Gyan

Calls For Afari-Gyan To Resign: It’s Unfortunate And Disgraceful

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 The New twist that has emerged after the ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) on the election petition case are calls for Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) to resign. Alliance For Accountable Governance (AFAG) and other political kingpins are of the view that if new elec ...

EC Replies Justice Dotse

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Ghana's Electoral Commission has rebuffed Supreme Court Judge, Justice Jones Dotse's critique of its Chairman, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, as having withered his credibility through his poor handling of the 2012 elections. So far as I am concerned, Dr. Afari-Gyan has cut a very poor figure of himself ...
Gabby Otchere Darko

I won't retract my comments on Supreme Court judgment – Gabby

Thursday, September 05, 2013 The Executive Director for the Danquah Institute, Gabby Otchere Darko has said he will not retract his comments describing the Supreme Court's judgment on the election petition case as corrupt since 'it was not a statement of criticism.' According to him, 'if criticizing a judgment undermines the ...

Don't be influenced - AG tells prosecutors

Thursday, September 05, 2013 The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mrs Marietta Appiah-Oppong, has urged state prosecutors and investigators not to allow themselves to be influenced by politicians, family and friends in the discharge of their duties. She also advised them not to seek financial gain, especially when ...

Strong lobby for Akufo-Addo 2016 begins

Thursday, September 05, 2013 The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr F. F. Anto, has begun what is likely to be a strong campaign for the retention of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the party's presidential candidate for the 2016 general election. According to him, the so-called age factor which ...

Four flagbearers salute Akufo-Addo

Thursday, September 05, 2013 Four presidential candidates in the 2012 general election yesterday joined a number of bodies and personalities to commend Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the swift manner in which he accepted the judgement of the Supreme Court. They stated that his decision had put Ghana once again on the map ...
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