POLITICS
Last Updated: October 4, 2013, 3:20 pm
 

 




PPP rejects police call to reschedule demonstration
The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) says its demonstration against corruption will take place as planned in spite of a National Security ban on public demonstrations.

 
Don't fight corruption by glorifying it - Haruna Atta
The managing editor of the Accra Mail, Alhaji Haruna Atta is the latest to join in the campaign against corruption in the country; but of course with a different twist.

IPAC must be regulated by law- Gabby Otchere Darko
The Executive Director of the Danquah Institute Gabby Asare Otchere Darko has expressed surprise over why up to date the role of “the Interparty Advisory Committee” (IPAC) is not regulated by legislature.

New kid on the block: MPP for 2016?
With the 2012 election petition verdict out of the way, the road has been cleared for those with intentions to contest the 2016 elections to do so.

Fred Oware ordained as next National Chairman – NPP Group
A group within the opposition NPP in the Volta Region says the party’s first vice chairman, Fred Oware is the ordained National Chairman to lead the NPP to victory in 2016.

PPP's anti-corruption demonstration slated for October 3
The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) says it is ready to hit the streets to demonstrate against corruption and bad governance in the country, which it says is militating against the growth of the country.

Minority’s assessment of economy is empty noise – Kwesi Pratt
The Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr. has described the press conference organized by the Minority in Parliament on the state of Ghana’s economy as “empty noise”.

NPP likely to go for a review of Supreme Court verdict - Ayikoi Otoo hints
The committee set up by the New Patriotic Party to review the landmark Supreme Court verdict in the 2012 presidential election petition is set to finally decide on whether the party should seek a review of the ruling or not next week.

CJA not "cannon fodders" for dishonest politicians - Kwesi Pratt
The Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper and a leading member of pressure group Committee for Joint Action (CJA), Kwesi Pratt Jnr. says they would not be stampeded into organizing demonstrations against the government.

Mahama’s UN address uninspiring – Kabila assessed
A member of the CPP, James Kwabena Bomfeh also known as Kabila has described as "uninspiring" President John Mahama’s address at the 68th UN General Assembly in New York.

SC verdict: Okudzeto, NPP et al are peddling astonishing untruths - NDC
The ruling National Democratic Congress has taken on the NPP and lawyer Sam Okudzeto for spreading “astonishing untruths” about the Supreme Court’s verdict in the 2012 presidential election petition.

Listen to audio: Sam Okudzeto says Supreme Court Judges ruled 5-4 for the Petitioners
Apparently,a majority of the Supreme Court judges hearing the Election Petition ruled in favour of the Petitioners despite Presiding Judge Justice Atuguba dismissing the Petition, veteran lawyer Sam Okudzeto says.

Aggudey granted bail
George Aggudey, a former Presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), who was to serve time in prison for defaulting on the payment of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions of his workers, was on Thursday granted bail.

Live ideals of accountability, integrity which Awoonor stood for; Rawlings tells NDC
Former President,says the governing NDC must properly recognise the selfless role of the late Prof. Kofi Awoonor in the 31st December Revolution which served as the foundation stone of the party.

Stop running down state institutions
The Lord Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Cape coast, Right Reverend Daniel Sylvanus Adotei Allotey has cautioned Ghanaians, particularly politicians against running down some state institutions when their decisions do not favour them.

Religious institutions must be agents of development
The Member of Parliament for Bantama, Mr Henry Kwabena Kokofu, has called on religious institutions to be agents of social change in development in the society.

Akufo-Addo is NPP's best bet for 2016 – Afenyo Markin
New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Efutu, Alexander Afenyo Markin is advocating that the twice defeated presidential candidate of the party be given another chance in 2016.

Utility tariff increment is a 'fraud' on Ghanaians - PNC
The People’s National Convention (PNC) has condemned the imposition of the 52% and 78.9% tariff increment on water and electricity respectively as a reckless and insensitive action by government and its agencies.

Govt to unveil 'Better Ghana Agenda' Green Book 3
Government has announced it will soon release the third edition of the 'Better Ghana Agenda' Green Book of achievements of the Mahama-led administration.

AFAG rejects tariff increment; calls for mass action
Pressure group, Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG,) says there is no justification for the recent increment in utility tariffs by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC).

NPP should deal with growing personality attacks - Ayisi Boateng
A member of the NPP Council of Elders, George Ayisi Boateng, has charged party executives to deal with persons who openly vilify colleague party.