Originally written on Ghanasoccernet  |  Last updated 10/24/14
Feature Article of Tuesday, 29 May 2012Columnist: Al-HajjThe current troubled situation Ghana’s ruling party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) finds itself should not surprise political pundits and analysts both home and abroad. What is happening in the NDC today is reminiscent of what bedeviled the party between 2006 and 2008 when it was in opposition and when Professor John Atta Mills was the then favoured candidate to lead the NDC to the Castle, the seat of power. The well-mannered law professor suffered similar negative campaign from within his own party. Such was the level of nastiness the negativity reached that at a point in time after he had been duly elected and nominated as the party’s flag bearer, Mills, incredibly, was even said to have died in South Africa. At that time NDC founder, Jerry Rawlings and wife, Konadu who hadn’t hidden their disapproval of Mills leading the NDC in any future elections since the beginning of 2005, adopted a strategy to carry the fight...
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