When the record of Ghana’s history in the 4th Republic is being written, we can point to the establishment of the District Assembly concept, which sought to deepen popular participation in governance, as originating from former President Rawlings.
Former General Secretary of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, also known as Sir John; a communication member of the same party, Mr Hopeson Adorye; and Deputy Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Mr Joseph Yamin, have topped the list of politicians who used abusive language on radio, the Media Foundation for West Africa has reported in its latest language monitoring report in which seven persons were named as top users of abusive language on the airwaves.
Opposition parties in the Northern Region yesterday held a joint press conference to articulate the hardships imposed on the people, with particular reference to the killer electricity tariffs, and to demand action from the Mahama government.
Following a yet to be established report that a Burkinabe contractor, gifted President Mahama a car to gain contract favours, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, has also tabled a car offer and pleaded with the president to give him contracts.
The president of Amass Ghana, Mr. Kofi Asamoah-Ababio, has dashed the chairperson of the electoral commission, Madam Charlotte Osei to institute legal actions against Hon Kennedy Agyapong for allegedly disgorging unjustified statement about her.
Presidential candidate for the Convention People's Party (CPP) Ivor Greenstreet has slammed constructors of the Flagstaff House for failing to provide a place for disabled persons in the Presidential edifice.
Pressure has been mounted on lawmaker Kennedy Agyapong for passing a comment that suggests that the current Chair of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs. Charlotte Osei got her job by giving sexual favours.