INFOGRAPHIC: Akufo-Addo leads in Greater Accra ‘Bellwhether’ survey

A survey of four constituencies in the Greater Accra Region that have since 1996 voted voted for the winning party in the presidential elections indicates that for presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo is likely to win in three of the four constituencies, with one going for President John Dramani Mahama. The survey which sampled from 480 respondents from the four constituencies, showed that a larger…

EC to announce successful presidential nominees today

The Electoral Commission will today announce the number of disqualified candidates who have managed to qualify for the December polls, after being given the opportunity to correct errors in their nomination forms. So far, nine candidates are on record to have submitted their revised forms after the commission pointed out a huge amount of mistakes in their individual forms. The parties who successfully submitted their forms include Dr. Papa Kwesi…

Nduom, Konadu, others to know fate today

The 12 presidential nominees who were disqualified by the Electoral Commission from the December 7 polls, will know their fate today [Wednesday, November 9, 2016]. The EC disqualified them due to errors on their nomination forms, but the Supreme Court on Monday ordered the commission to extend the nomination period and give the parties a hearing – which has been adhered to. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Head of Communication at…

PPP leader slams IEA over ‘selective presidential’ debate

The flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Papa Kwesi Nduom has expressed his dissatisfaction over the selective presidential debate proposed by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). The IEA disclosed to the public on May 10 that it intends to organize a presidential debate for political parties with representation in Parliament. This the Institute argued will afford the political parties the opportunity to articulate their visions and help guide…

PPP pooh-poohs CPP’s claims it wants to rejoin CPP

The Convention Peoples Party has incurred the wrath of its breakaway Progressive Peoples Party after claims that the PPP had reached out to its mother party seeking re-unification ahead of the 2016 general elections. Leader and founder of the PPP, Papa Kwesi Nduom broke away from Ghana’s founding party after disagreement with the top hierarchy of the CPP. With just 16 months to next year’s election, top party officials of…

‘Punish NPP In 2016’

National Youth Leader of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Divine Nkrumah, has called on Ghanaians to punish opposition party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), by voting against it in the 2016 election due to the party’s arrogance. He said the NPP has “arrogantly” deluded itself into thinking that it is the automatic successor to the failed President John Dramani Mahama-led governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), when that is far from…