The decision by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to expand its electoral college to cover as many as 117,000 delegates, the first of its kind in Africa, will be put to a second test tomorrow, as an estimated 58,800 of them go to the polls to elect parliamentary candidates for the various constituencies across the country.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says the ‘All Die Be Die’ slogan was a means of gingering up members of the party to stand up to the ‘evil’ machinations of the operatives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), as the people of Ghana prepare for the 2012 presidential and legislative elections.
STATISTICS FROM the Ghana Health Service indicate that there is an estimated 1.1 million orphans in Ghana, with about 4,500 of them in orphanages. The 2011 version of the Easter Orphan Project by Citi FM, an Accra-based radio station, on Monday made its fourth presentation of assorted foodstuff, drinks and toiletries to Mama Laadi’s Foster Home at Yorogo in the Bolgatanga Municipality.
DELEGATES OF the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Builsa North and South constituencies of the Upper East Region will elect their parliamentary candidates on Friday, April 29, instead of April 30, 2011.
Everyone loves a wedding, especially a royal one. The BBC estimate that 2 billion people from across the world will tune in today to watch Prince William and Kate Middleton exchange vows at Westminster Abbey.
Olympique Marseille boss Didier Deschamps has praised the performance of Jordan and Andre Ayew in Wednesday’s 4-2 win over Nice at the Stade Velodrome. Deschamps said of the brothers:
AC Milan yesterday reached an agreement with Genoa to keep Ghana’s Kevin-Prince Boateng on their books permanently.
Handlers of the Black Stars have been advised to allow players who stand out at youth championships to develop before being promoted to the senior level.
As an active citizen I like to comment on world, British and Ghanaian politics. I also discharge my civic duties by voting in all elections without fail, but as an Nkrumaist living in London, I tend to go the ‘skirt and blouse’ way: voting for who will provide the best social services at the local and best economic promises at the national in line with my interests as a small business person.