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One district, one factory agenda possible – Agyemang-Manu

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Dormaa Central, Mr. Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, says, the party would fulfill its election promise to establish a factory in every district if elected to govern. He told a local radio station in Dormaa Ahenkro, “Gifts FM”, that it was not just an empty promise meant to deceive and win over voters. ...

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NHIA officer elected NDC’s Bunkprugu parliamentary nominee

The incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) has finally elected Anthony Bueteem Gingong, a senior officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), as its 2016 Parliamentary candidate for the Bunkprugu Constituency. He emerged victorious with 2,542 votes at the end of a parliamentary primary involving five contestants. The others were Dr. Benson Boinkum Konlan, who polled 2,271, Jagong Tahidu 1,066, Azumah ...

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Mahama will lose for repeating NPP’s 2008 mistakes – MP

The decision of the John Dramani Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC), to reintroduce the halted allowances for student nurses barely five months to elections, is one of the many signs of an incumbent sensing defeat, yet fails to realize it; that’s according to the New Patriotic Party’s MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, Emmanuel Kyeremanten Agyarko. Mr. Agyarko, who made ...

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NDC only copy and mess up NPP’s good ideas – Agyarko

The policy adviser of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Akufo Addo, has accused the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) of modifying his party’s ideas, only to fail in its implementation. Boakye Agyarko made this claim following the announcement by the government on Thursday, that an abated allowance would be paid to trainee nurses. Senior members of the NPP have ...

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Reject politicians who bring you outboard motors – Nduom to Fishermen

The flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) for the 2016 elections, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has called on fishermen across the country to reject politicians who only offer them outboard motors and other fishing equipment in election years, and abandon them after they win the elections. According to Dr. Nduom, some politicians see fishermen as ‘foolish’ and only think ...

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NPP rejected Election Bill because they’re not ready – Ackumey

A member of the incumbent National Democratic Congress, (NDC), Chris Ackumey, has suggested that the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), may have voted against the Bill that sought to change Ghana’s election date from December 7, to November 7, because they are ill-prepared for the polls. According to the private legal practitioner, the NPP fears an early election as a ...

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Rejecting Election Bill victory for common sense – Mensah-Bonsu

The Minority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has justified a rejection of a Bill that sought to change Ghana’s election date from December 7 to November to 7 in election years, saying the move “was victory for common sense.” On Thursday July 21, 125 Members of the Parliament voted for the November 7 date, while 95 voted against it, with ...

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Restoring nursing trainee allowance political gimmick – Boakye Agyarko

Following an announcement by government to restore the payment of allowances to nursing trainees, the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), has suggested that it is a move to pander  to the public in order to secure votes for the elections. According to Boakye Agyarko, the policy adviser of the NPP flagbearer, Nana Akufo Addo, the decision to restore the allowances was ...

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‘I Choose JM’ group launches photo editing app for Mahama

I Choose JM, a group of sympathizers of John Dramani Mahama, that is working in the interest of a renewed mandate for the NDC Presidential candidate, has launched an app as a tie in to its numerous campaign efforts. The photo editing app is named IchooseJM, and will allow voters to self-edit images declaring their preference for candidate John Mahama. It allows one ...

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We’ll prioritise dev’t goals – Parties

Some political parties, including the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), and the People’s National Convention (PNC), have reaffirmed their commitment to ensure the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country. The SDGs were adopted by world leaders in September 2015, with 17 targets for improving the standard of living of the ...

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