Politics: Politics

Bukom Banku Begs Rawlings' To Support Mahama In Nov. Elections

Friday, May 6, 2016 Popular boxer and entertainer Braimah Kamoko has pleaded with former President Jerry John Rawlings to support President John Mahama rsquo;s bid to retain power in the November elections. Bukom Banku 39;s call follows reports that the relationship between the founder of the National Democratic Co ...
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Bawumia Challenges Government Over Debt Figures & Retrenchment Plans

Friday, May 6, 2016 Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, NPP Vice-Presidential Candidate, has stated that President John Mahama and members of his government deliberately misled the Ghanaians on the end of year debt figures for 2015 when they claimed that the figure was less than 99 billion Ghana Cedis. Delivering a lecture ...

Voters’ Register: 96k Of NHIS Registrants In A/R – Ephson

Friday, May 6, 2016 Pollster Ben Ephson has revealed that about ninety-six thousand of the people who registered with the National Health Insurance card ahead of the 2012 elections are in the Ashanti region. According to him, over 42,000 of such registrations are in the Greater Accra region whereas 10,000 and ...

UPP Candidate campaigns on education and business growth

Friday, May 6, 2016 By Isaac Arkoh, GNA Kumasi, May 06, GNA - The Adansi South Parliamentary Candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Mrs. Grace Lovia Adjei, has pledged to do everything to support the growth of small-scale and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the constituency if elected. She said that was the ...

EC yet to get copy of Supreme Court ruling

Friday, May 6, 2016 By Patience A. Gbeze Accra, May 5, GNA - The Electoral Commission (EC) said although it was yet to get a copy of the Supreme Court ruling, it had already put in mechanisms to delete names of the dead and those who registered with the National Health Insurance Card. Mrs Georgina Opoku Amankwah, t ...

Stop creating unnecessary tension at Registration Centres- Electoral Officer

Friday, May 6, 2016 By Robert Tachie Menson, GNA, Dormaa Ahenkro(B/A), May 06, GNA - Mr Christian Boafo - Offeh, Dormaa Municipal Electoral Officer, has said said it was unnecessary to dispatch security officers to the various registration centres in the on-going Limited Voter Registration exercise since no foul play ...
Koku Anyidoho

Anyidoho: Ramadan Case ‘Waste Of Time’

Friday, May 6, 2016 Abu Ramadan rsquo;s attempt to get the Supreme Court to order the Electoral Commission to either compile a new register of voters or declare the current register null and void ahead of the November polls, is ldquo;much ado about nothing, rdquo; and also ldquo;a total waste of everybody rsquo;s ...

Ken Agyapong's endorsement of assault on MP 'unfortunate' - Minority leader

Friday, May 6, 2016 The Minority leader in Parliament Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu has described as 39;unfortunate 39;, an endorsement of assault on an MP by another MP for Assin North, Kennedy Agyapong. ldquo;If indeed a colleague member has been assaulted and another member is endorsing it, I think it will be unfort ...

President Mahama outlines interventions which have created 'hundreds of jobs'

Friday, May 6, 2016 President John Dramani Mahama has been outlining several interventions by his administration which he said have resulted in the creation of hundreds of jobs for Ghanaians. Addressing staff and students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) as part of his lsquo;Accounting to the People rsquo; tou ...

Nana Konadu would be “insignificant” in Nov elections – Omane Boamah

Friday, May 6, 2016 The ruling National Democratic Congress says efforts by the former first lady and flagbearer of National Democratic Party, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings to contest in the November elections would have an ldquo;insignificant rdquo; impact on the elections. According to Communications Minister, Dr ...

Suhum MP worried over sabotage by the Municipal assembly

Friday, May 6, 2016 Member of Parliament (MP) for Suhum constituency and former Minority Chief Whip, Hon Fredrick Opare Ansah is disturbed by what he calls a deliberate attempt by the Suhum Municipal Assembly in delaying or not releasing requests for disbursement of his common fund. The worried MP says he has worked ...

'Crack the whip' on anyone who engages in registration criminal offense – CODEO

Friday, May 6, 2016 The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has urged security agencies in the country to ensure they deal with anyone who engages in ldquo;registration criminal offense rdquo;. According to CODEO, though the security agencies did their best in quelling the chaos and skirmishes which ch ...
MP for Okere Dan Botwe

Dan Botwe Robbed At Gunpoint

Friday, May 6, 2016 The Member of Parliament for Okere in the Eastern region Dan Botwe was on Friday dawn robbed at gunpoint in his Tema residence, StarrFMonline.com has learnt. The former general secretary of the NPP was reportedly held hostage for about 45 minutes by the bandits. The security man at his ...
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