Archive for August, 2012

Jerry John Rawlings

Elections 2012- Jerry Warns Electorates Over NDC

Former President Rawlings yesterday used a philosophical statement to draw the attention of Ghanaians to the potential danger that lies ahead of them if they should make the mistake of putting their destinies in the wrong hands when they go to the polls on December 7. Apparently referring to the ruling National Democratic Congress, he warned the electorate against being […]

August 31, 2012 ·
 
Obetsebi Lamptey

Let’s Stop Afari Djan And The Electoral Commission- NPP

  PRESS STATEMENT In January 2001 we concluded, for the very first time in our history, the handing over of National Office from one political party to another through the ballot box. And we did it peacefully, to the admiration of the whole world. In 2008, in a most fiercely contested election from which the victor emerged by some 40,000 […]

August 30, 2012 ·
 
NDC supporters

NDC Storms Kumasi to Endorse Mahama

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is set to hold its special National Delegates Congress in Kumasi, the stronghold of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), today to endorse President John Dramani Mahama as its flagbearer for the December elections. The congress has become necessary following the death of President John Evans Atta Mills, who was the flag bearer of the […]

August 30, 2012 ·
 
Prince Kofi Amoabeng

Ghana’s Economy is Failing – Kofi Amoabeng

The Chief Executive Officer of UT Bank, Prince Kofi Amoabeng has said that Ghana’s economy is failing as against descriptions that the economy is emerging. For the past years, there have been studies and reports that have shown that the economy of Ghana is economically in good shape.

August 23, 2012 ·
 
Chinese in Ghana

Minerals Commission Probes Chinese Galamsey

The agency responsible for granting mining licenses in Ghana, the Minerals Commission, has mounted a full-scale investigation into the scope of illegal mining operations being increasingly embarked upon by Chinese nationals in Ghana’s hinterlands. Peter Awuah, the assistant manager for Minerals Title, told DAILY GUIDE that the commission had a strong conviction that the illegal Chinese miners were in an […]

August 23, 2012 ·
 
UFP Chairman suspended after dismissing flagbearer

UFP Chairman suspended after dismissing flagbearer

 The National Chairman of the United Front Party (UFP) has been suspended indefinitely for allegedly lying to the public that the National Executive Committee sacked the flagbearer of the Party.   According to the executives, Nana Agyenim-Boateng single-handedly sacked the flagbearer, Akwasi Addai after accusing him of incompetence.   Mr. Agyenim-Boateng is alleged to have ignored protests by the executives […]

August 23, 2012 ·
 
U.S Ambassador : Drugs Trade Booming In Ghana

U.S Ambassador : Drugs Trade Booming In Ghana

U.S Ambassador : Drugs Trade Booming In Ghana The outgoing US Ambassador Donald G. Teitelbaum has made a startling revelation that narcotic drug trade and use is rather on the increase in Ghana, despite the tough posture put up by the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) in the fight against the menace.

August 23, 2012 ·
 
Asiedu Nketia

General Mosquito : I’ll Give Akufo Addo A Score Of 40%, He Only Spoke Fluent English

General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Aseidu Nketia has described Nana Akufo Addo’s Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Presidential Debate Encounter as a total fiasco, saying there was no substance in his presentation. According to the NDC Chief Scribe, Nana Akufo Addo was only eloquent and as a result will give him an overall score of […]

August 23, 2012 ·
 
Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu on Politics and Ethnicity

DIVERSITY IN UNITY FOR SUSTAINABLE NATION BUILDING AND DEVLOPMENT: THE CASE OF ETHNIC, RACIAL, RELIGIOUS AND OTHER IDENTITY ARITHMETIC IN POLITICS. BY MARTIN A. B. K. AMIDU The modern disciplines of conflict, peace, and security studies and research have underscored the importance of a balanced ethnic, racial, religious, gender and other minority interest group democratic participation in the building of […]

August 23, 2012 ·
 
NDC and NPP are Ghana's most popular political parties

Blame NPP, NDC for €94m CP Judgment Debt-SFO

A former Executive Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Mr Theophilus Cudjoe, has said officials of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) should have been held liable for prosecution for their roles in the payment of 94 million euros to Construction Pioneers (CP).

August 23, 2012 ·
 
Tema harbour

Takoradi and Tema Ports to be expanded

Trade Minister Hannah Tetteh has announced that the government would use $500 million out of the $3 billion loan from the Chinese Development Bank to expand  infrastructure and facilities at the Tema and Takoradi ports to enhance their services.

August 23, 2012 ·
 
Late President, John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills

Was Atta Mills A Man Of Peace? No, I Doubt It

Was Atta Mills A Man Of Peace? No, I Doubt It Fellow Ghanaians, our late President, John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills was not an angel. He was fallible and indeed made grievous mistakes, too numerous to count. Being sons of the Living God who shall judge both the living and the dead, I feel that we ought to tell the […]

August 23, 2012 ·