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Stop the ‘toxic politics’; we can be civil and still disagree – Atik Mohammed to Politicians

Atik Mohammed

People’s National Convention (PNC) Stalwart, Atik Mohammed has advised politicians in the country to be decorous in their utterances and the way they play the political game. According to Atik Mohammed, “the kind of politics that is practiced in this country is very toxic” and it has to change. He was commenting on claims made by the opposition National Democratic ...

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Voter registration troubles: Rawlings, Kufuor must speak out – Nyaho-Tamakloe

Dr Nyaho-Nyaho Tamakloe

A founding father of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, has said he is surprised former Presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufuor are silent on the voter registration troubles that have been widely reported about in the media. Dr Nyaho-Tamakloe told Class News on Wednesday, 5 August 2020 that he expects to hear the voices of the ...

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I’ll soon deal with your callous agenda of bile – Rawlings spits at Ahwoi

Jerry-John-Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has bared his teeth at leading NDC member Prof. Kwamina Ato Ahwoi over what he describes as a “callous agenda of bile” being perpetuated the latter. Mr Rawlings accused Prof Ahwoi of desperately seeking control of the NDC party. While taking to his social media platforms to commend the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, for ...

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CDD-Ghana promotes youth political participation and inclusion

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), in collaboration with the Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), has launched the “Youth Speaks Forum”, an initiative aimed at stimulating the interest of Ghanaian youth in national politics and governance processes. A statement issued by CDD-Ghana, which was copied to the Ghana News Agency, in Accra, said it was under the theme: ‘Engendering National ...

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Don’t rush to vote out experienced MPs – Mensah-Bonsu

Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu

The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has said the majority of Members of Parliament (MP) has stressed the need for the citizenry to develop in-depth knowledge of their legislative functions adding that MPs have been unnecessarily misunderstood and attacked for not championing the cause of socio-economic development in their constituencies. Speaking on Otec FM’s morning show ‘Nyasapo’ on ...

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‘Coup’ in CPP

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) say they have quelled a coup d’etat by Lawyer Bright Akwetey, a three-time failed flagbearer aspirant of the CPP and Yaw Asamoah. According to CPP in a disclaimer dated May 10, 2020, “last Friday, May 8, 2020, an illegal meeting called by the Chairman of the legal and constitutional affairs committee, Bright Akwetey was quelled ...

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Coronavirus: CPP calls for dialogue on election 2020

Nana Akosua Frimpomaa-Sarpong

Nana Akosua Frimpomaa-Sarpong, the Election 2012 Vice Presidential Candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), on Friday called for broader stakeholder engagement to chart the way forward on Election 2020 amidst COVID-19 uncertainties. She said civil society activists, democratic institutions, political think tanks, religious and traditional leaders as well as political parties needed to create a platform for engagement on the December ...

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1983 economic recovery under Rawlings led to the total destruction of Ghana – Kwesi Pratt

Kwesi Pratt

Managing News editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr., has blamed the economic woes of Ghana on the Economic Recovery Programme embarked on by the PNDC administration under former President Flt.-Lt.(Rtd) Jerry John Rawlings in 1983. According to him, the programme “laid the foundation for the total destruction of our country”. He revealed that several state-owned enterprises were privatized under ...

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Full text: J.J. Rawlings’ speech at 38th Anniversary of 31 December Revolution

JJ Rawlings

Former President Rawlings has criticised people whom he said have “deliberately spent huge resources sponsoring a distortion of history based on outright lies, half-truths and the rendition by cowards who run away during those heady days.” The architect of the June 4, 1979, and 1981 revolutions said some may not want to speak openly about the truth, “but there are millions ...

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‘We will tell our story!’ – Rawlings criticises ‘distortions’ in June 4, Dec 31 narrations

Jerry John Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has described the interventions of June 4, 1979, and December 31, 1981, as effects of the mood of the country at the time and called for the context and circumstances of the period to be factored when telling the story. Addressing a durbar to climax the 38th anniversary of the 31st December Revolution at the ...

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