Source: GNA - The Electoral Commission (EC) has reiterated that it is a violation of the laws governing the District Level Elections (DLE), for any political party, identifiable group or individual to mount a platform to campaign for a candidate.
Source: peachefmonline.comPollster Ben Ephson has said daughter of former President John Rawlings, Dr. Ezenator Rawlings stands a good chance of winning the Klottey Korle seat in 2016, if she decides to contest.
Source: myjoyonline.com - After hours of stiff opposition to today’s parliamentary primary of Korle Clottey, delegates have queued in a tense atmosphere to cast their vote.
Party General Secretary Kwabena Agyepong has stuck to his gun to ensure that the election is held today despite growing dissatisfaction among some aspirants and delegates.
Source: kasapafmonline.com - National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Paul Afoko will have no worries if he should be dropped from the party’s national campaign team ahead of the 2016 general election, his spokesperson has revealed to Kasapa 102.3 FM
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - An aspirant in the upcoming primaries of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Tema West Constituency, Mrs Adwoa Amoako, has lauded the constituency’s delegates for their bold decision to not allow themselves to be influenced by ‘sweet talks’ by some minority Members of Parliament (MPs), as well as some politicians, to vote for a particular candidate in Saturday’s parliamentary primaries.
Source: Daily Guide Ghana - Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ayawaso East constituency, Naser Mahama Toure aka Mc Naser, last Saturday had a foretaste of what appears to await his National Democratic Congress (NDC) party in the 2016 elections when residents pelted him with stones on Sallah Day at Nima.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Chief of Kukurantumi, Daasebre Boamah Darko, has lauded the John Dramani Mahama administration for working to develop the country.
Speaking at a gathering in the town on Wednesday, Daasebre Boamah, who doubles as the Adontenhene of the Akyem Abuakwa traditional area in the Eastern region, said the President has done enough to merit a second-term.
Source: daily Guide Ghana - The NPP flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will embark on a nationwide tour to reinvigorate the party’s grassroots, starting from August.
Nana Akufo-Addo will particularly use the tour to reconcile all factions in the just-ended parliamentary primaries of the party.
Source: adomonline.com - Founder and Leader of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Madam Akua Donkor has revealed that she has fired the candidate who contested the Talensi by-election on the ticket of the party.
Yaro Bameezima, she said has been sacked for coming out to allege that the controversial politician pocketed an amount of GHC30,000 handed her for the Talensi by-elections.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Tertiary Educational Institutions Network (TEIN), a students wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has resolved to work tirelessly to make sure the party retains political power in 2016.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has condemned the violent attacks that plagued the Talensi by-election.
He has, therefore, urged the law enforcement agencies to take steps to prevent its recurrence in the country.
Source: myjoyonline.com - A law lecturer has shredded the Judgement Debt Commission’s findings against former President Kufuor and 2016 NPP presidential aspirant Nana Akufo-Addo, and has asked President Mahama to set the findings aside in its White Paper.
A private legal practitioner, Samson Lardy Ayenini, has indicated that findings made against NPP flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo by the Judgement Debt Commission can dash his presidential ambition.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - A security expert, Mr Emmanuel Sowatey, says it is time politicians stopped using vigilantes in political activities, as there are repercussions that go beyond politics.
“The vigilantes have become local mercenaries who sell their services and use their expertise in difference circles. It is not only politics.
Source: TV3network.com - Leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged supporters of the party to work extra hard in order to secure victory in 2016.
According to him, the battle will not be easy given what happened in the Talensi Constituency on Tuesday, July 7 during a by-election which saw the ruling party’s candidate emerging the winner.
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