Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, an economist, academician and politician, has been Vice-President of Ghana since 2012. Prior to that, he was Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 to 2012. Mahamudu Bawumia is also a Ghanaian economist and banker. He was a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana until his nomination as the vice presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2008, standing alongside presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo.
A former Oyarifa youth organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), George Boateng says he will not hesitate to cancel weddings when he becomes the vice president of Ghana.
Hassan Ayariga, flag bearer of the All People’s Party (APC), is a “joke” and “surrogate” of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), who only fits the league of politicians like the Akua Donkors of this world, Murtala Muhammed, General Secretary of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), has said.
Four major political parties, the CPP, PPP, NPP and NDC, took advantage of the ‘Manifesto Dialogues’ platform provided by e.TV Ghana to give some details of their plans in the educational sector ahead of the December 7 elections.
The removal of teacher and nurse trainee allowances by the government has resulted in untold hardships on students and parents, hence President John Mahama’s comments that he will not restore the allowances even if his decision will affect his chances of winning the elections, is “irresponsible”, Nana Ofori Kissi Ratina, Atiwa West Youth Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said.
Political parties contesting the December 7 general election have underscored the need to improve the standard of education in the country.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has affirmed that under its next government structure (2017-2021) it would roll-out additional social protection initiatives to sustain the livelihood of the vulnerable and lift others out of poverty.
A national Vice Chairman of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Harry Zakour has admonished residents in the Korle Klottey constituency to vote massively for the parliamentary candidate for the party, Dr. Zanetor Rawlings.
Deputy Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mike Oquaye Jnr. has described President John Dramani Mahama as a "dictator" over BNI's arrest of Fadi Dabbousi, a Ghanaian-Lebanese pilot.
Deputy General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho has debunked claims that they are desperate for power hence, the reason why they are using the Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah in their campaign. The NDC has intensified its campaign ahead of the 2016 general election.
The Deputy Attorney-General and Member of Parliament, MP for Bolgatanga East Constituency, Dr. Dominic Akurutinga Ayine, has said his constituency has witnessed a considerable development under the four-year tenure of office of President John Dramani Mahama and the National Democratic Congress, NDC.
Fadi Dabbousi, the fierce critic of the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration who was “arrested” by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) on Friday, 23 September for criticizing President Mahama says he respects President Mahama a lot but will not fail to criticize his government.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur yesterday called on the rank and file of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to intensify their door to door campaign in the communities to ensure a resounding victory for President Mahama and the party in December.
The flag bearer of the All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, has taken a swipe at Nana Akufo-Addo, claiming the 72-year-old New Patriotic Party (NPP) flag bearer still lives in his father’s house despite his age.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has reiterated the need to ensure that this year’s election is conducted in an atmosphere of peace, law and order. He said electioneering is not by force, violence but a competition for the development of the country.
An Islamic cleric, numerologist and philosopher, Sheikh Ustaz Sham-Una Jibril says President John Dramani Mahama will pull 44.96% in the upcoming election.
Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described Majority Leader in Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin as a valuable asset that needs to be retained to help contribute to governance in the country.
An Accra High Court has cleared Mr Joseph Mensah, a primaries contestant in the Kwesimintsim Constituency in the Western Region to contest for a new primary to be organised by the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
For those who don’t fancy nuptial ceremony, dubbed ‘white wedding’ are safe – but those who do will perhaps end up in jail if 45-year-old youth organizer for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Oyarifa, who challenged president Mahama during the party’s presidential primaries becomes Ghana’s next vice president.
Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said the party was prepared to support Dr Henry Seidu Danaah to become the first visually impaired Member of Parliament (MP) in Africa.
Barely one week into the filling of nomination for the December 7, elections, only one woman has picked a parliamentary nomination form to contest one of the three constituencies in the Tema Metropolis.
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom and his Progressive People’s Party (PPP) are leaving no stone unturned in their quest to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of the late President John Evans Atta Mills, defying insults by activists of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the late Mills’ brother, Samuel Mills.
The headquarters of the Electoral Commission (EC) in Accra will, on Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30, 2016, witness a beehive of activities when presidential aspirants besiege the commission with their supporters to file their nomination forms to contest the presidential election slated for December 7.
Samira Bawumia, wife of the vice presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has urged the electorate to vote for the party on December 7 due to its track record in government.
New Patriotic Party (NPP) incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema West Constituency, Irene Naa Torshie Addo, has declared her unflinching support for the elected parliamentary candidate for the area, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, in order for the party to retain the seat in the December elections.
The foundation of ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Ashaiman was shaken on Friday, following a colossal crowd which poured out onto the streets to welcome Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), on his tour of the Greater Accra Region.
The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia has finally explained his rationale for wearing a political war smock each time the party congregates.
There are strong indications that the majority of Ghanaians want the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) government to retrieve all monies lost by the state through corruption scandals, especially judgement debts.
Majority Leader and Member of Parliament (MP) for Nadowli-Kaleo, Alban Kingsford Bagbin, has launched his seventh term for parliament by extolling the virtues of President John Mahama.
The Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, has told the people in the three regions of the North to vote massively for President John Mahama - one of their own - to guarantee a sustained development of the area.