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Political parties endorse abolishing of strong room concept

The Electoral Commission’s decision to abolish the strong room concept in the 2016 elections has received a major endorsement from the major opposition parties in the country. Over the years some political parties and civil society organizations have called for elimination of that system. Chairman of the election regulatory body, Charlotte Osei announced the decision last Friday at the close of a two-day fo ...

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Afoko’s lawyer screams contempt of court; wants Freddie Blay jailed

Counsel for Paul Afoko, the suspended National NPP chairman, wants eight members of the party’s steering committee punished for going ahead with a committee meeting he believes constitutes contempt of court. Lawyer Martin Kpebu paticularly wants Acting National Chairman of the party Freddie Blay jailed after he chaired the meeting in the full knowledge that Paul Afoko's supporters had filed a writ of summon ...

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Parliament sets up Scrutiny Office; MPs asked to review their engagement with public

The Speaker of Parliament is alarmed at what he calls the uncomplimentary public comments made about Members of Parliament and the legislature. Rt. Hon. Edward Doe Adjaho has however issued a strong warning to MPs to review their public interactions as the first step to revive the image of parliament. He made this known when parliament reconvened this morning after a break. There have been several allegatio ...

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NPP vows to deal with moles flirting with gov’t- Obiri Boahene

An angry Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party is accusing "senior elements" within the party of flirting with "elements" in the governing NDC to derail the chances of the party from winning power. Nana Obiri Boahene would not mention names of those in bed with the NDC, expect to say that in the fullness of time they will come out with full details. According to him the party has given those e ...

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Group pushes for youthful running mate to partner Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has been advised to replace Vice President Amissah-Arthur with a more youthful person as his running mate for the 2016 general elections. The Forum for Youth Empowerment, a pressure group align to the governing party, said it is the expectation of the grassroots that Mahama nominates a running mate who is marketable enough to secure victory for the NDC in 2020. In a statement s ...

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NPP has workable plan to rescue Ghana – Kwabena Agyepong

The General Secretary of the largest opposition party, Mr. Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, has stated that the NPP has a workable and achievable plan that will rescue Ghana from its current economic and social woes. Mr. Agyepong made this remarks during the inauguration of NPP Switzerland Branch at Zurich over the weekend. Highlighting Nana Akufo Addo's four point plan for the economic transformation of the country ...

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New register a must – Konadu

Former FIrst lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, says the voters' register must be changed because it is bloated. She also said it is not the preserve of the new Chairperson of the Elec­toral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei, to decide whether Ghana needs a new register or not. "It is not for the EC chair to decide whether the register must be changed or not. Once there is evi­dence that there is a problem w ...

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The only policy NDC has pulled off is stealing, corruption – Former Energy Minister

A former Energy Minister under the erstwhile Kufuor government has lashed out at government over its failure to manage the economy following news of mounting government debts. In Joseph Kofi Adda’s view, President Mahama and his National Democratic Congress have done nothing but run down the economy since taking over in 2009. According to him, if revenue accrued from gold, cocoa, oil and other exports were ...

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LMVCA: We will use legitimate means to get new voters’ register by August 2016

Pressure group Let My Vote Count Alliance (LMVCA) says it is resolved in a steady campaign for a new voters’ register, assuring it will achieve this goal before August next year. Spokesperson for the New Patriotic Party (NPP)-backed alliance, Ibrahim Adjei, said Thursday on PM Express – on Joy News, Multi TV – that if by August next year the Electoral Commission has not compiled a new electoral role, it wil ...

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Aps. Achim Gyimah sermonizes: Fruitfulness in Good Stewardship

BIBLE READINGS: Matthew 25:1-30; John 15:1-16; 1Cor.4:1-2 Presented by Apostle Emmanuel Achim Gyimah, Area Head, TCOP, Kaneshie, Accra. INTRODUCTION : The great Theme of The Church of Pentecost for 2015-"Being a Good Steward of God in my Generation", has many dimensions that cover every area of life and service in the Kingdom business. It covers stewardship of our very lives, families, Mysteries of God's Ki ...

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