Category: Politics

Assembly members urged to act within the law

Mr Nathaniel Papa Acheampong, assembly member for Donkoyianmu Obra Wogum in the Effutu Constituency, has called on his colleagues, to exercise their functions in accordance with the Act and Standing Orders. “We must be seen endorsing lawful conducts and civility by the electorate and not to support lawlessness, however by virtue of our legitimate active functions as local law makers, […]

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NCCE appeals for support

NCCE appeals for support

The acting Ashanti Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Arthur Wilson, has called for increased support to enable it efficiently perform its constitutional mandate. The present situation, where the Commission was struggling with inadequate funding and the lack of vital logistics and tools needed to be addressed. Making the call in Kumasi, he said the […]

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NPP heading for defeat in election 2020 — Asiedu Nketia

NPP heading for defeat in election 2020 — Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has stated that there is already a deep-seated regret the New Patriotic Party (NPP) was voted into power, although the administration is barely six months old. “Today, every Ghanaian is denying voting for the NPP because they are overwhelmed with the bad governance,” he stressed. Mr Nketia was […]

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NDC can’t ignore Rawlings—Boakye-Djan

NDC can’t ignore Rawlings—Boakye-Djan

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) must aim at building its structures beyond individuals to ensure the continued existence of the party when such individuals are no more, the former spokesperson of the erstwhile Armed Forces Revolution Council (AFRC), Major (Rtd) Kwadwo Boakye-Djan has stated. “History in the country has shown that once you personalise a political party and the key […]

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Election petition was test case for former CJ—Inusah Fuseini

Election petition was test case for former CJ—Inusah Fuseini

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale Central, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, has extolled the virtues of the retired Chief Justice, Justice Georgina Theodora Wood. He indicated that it was not for nothing that the former President, John Agyekum Kufuor, appointed her Chief Justice, stressing that her leadership brought much improvement in the Judicial Service. Alhaji Fuseini, […]

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Rawlings calls for unity in NDC

Rawlings calls for unity in NDC

Founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings has admonished executives and members of the party to pay the cost of party unity ahead of the 2020 elections if they desire to win back power. He mentioned the ingredients of the price as truthfulness, integrity and sincerity, urging them to do away with the propaganda way of doing […]

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‘Bagbin’s assertions on NDC defeat fallacious’

‘Bagbin’s assertions on NDC defeat fallacious’

Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin erred in asserting that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) lost the 2016 elections due to its over-reliance on the state-owned media, the Executive Director of the Centre for Media Analysis, Dr Messan Mawugbe said. According to him, the NDC’s humiliating performance in the 2016 elections was due to inability of its members to […]

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Ghanaian MP predicts difficult times for UK after poll

Ghanaian MP predicts difficult times for UK after poll

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Gushegu in the Northern Region of Ghana, Dr Ziblim Iddi, predicts the United Kingdom (UK) faces difficult times after the snap general elections that started on Thursday. Results trickling in shows the Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Theresa May, have lost their majority and has resulted in a hung parliament. With just a […]

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Disunity caused NDC’s loss in election 2016–Iddrisu

Disunity caused NDC’s loss in election 2016–Iddrisu

A former Minister of Defence under the Rawlings administration, Alhaji Mahama Iddrisu has attributed the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) abysmal performance in the 2016 general elections to the disunity that has crept into the rank and file of the party. Speaking at the NDC’s 25th anniversary launch in Accra on Thursday, Alhaji Iddrisu stated that the embarrassing result the party […]

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… But NDC guru questions his integrity on corruption

… But NDC guru questions his integrity on corruption

Former Vice Chairman of the main opposition National Democratic Congress in the Ashanti Region, Alhaji Mohammed Sani is questioning the integrity of former President Jerry Rawlings regarding corruption. According to Alhaji Sani, the former president, Jerry John Rawlings received a $5 million gift from former Nigerian President Sani Abacha and not $2million as the former Ghanaian President would want the […]

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