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Asiedu Nketia leads Mahama’s 2016 campaign team

The Leader and Presidential Candidate of the incumbent National Democratic Congress, (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has unveiled a 15-member campaign team, led by General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia as chairman. The decision was taken in consultation with the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party at a NEC meeting on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Among the 15 persons, is the ...

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Samia fueling CPP’s recent troubles – Communications Director

The Director of Communications for the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has publicly accused the party’s presidential hopeful and immediate past Chairperson, Samia Nkrumah, of scheming and creating disorder and confusion in the party. Kadril Abdul Rauf claims that, since losing the race for the party’s flagbearer position to Ivor Greenstreet, the former Member of Parliament for Jomoro, has been inciting the party’s ...

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Ashaiman NDC Parliamentary aspirant cautions political opponents

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Ashaiman, Ernest Norgbey, has advised his political opponents and their assigns to concentrate on their campaign as the November 7 elections will not be won by badmouthing others. According to Mr. Norgbey, since the NDC primary in November 2016, there have been several attempts by his political opponents to run him down ...

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Eschew violence – NDC, NPP candidates tell youth

Parliamentary Candidates of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), in the Ketu North Constituency of the Volta Region, together with the District Chief Executive, have called on opinion leaders in the area to encourage the youth not to allow themselves to be used as ‘objects’ of violence ahead of the elections. Addressing sections of ...

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We’ll punish party youth for protesting suspensions – CPP

The Communications Director of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Issifu Kadiri Abdul Rauf, has said the party is considering punishing some youth who picketed at their head office on Monday in protest of recent suspensions in the party. “I believe that they will actually receive the severest punishment…we are not going to allow anybody to run an agenda or interest ...

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Recent suspensions not an endorsement of corruption – CPP

The Convention People’s Party (CPP), has said the suspension of its General Secretary and Youth Organizer had nothing to do with the party’s stance on corruption. The suspended CPP National Youth Organizer, Ernesto Yeboah, earlier insinuated that the party’s decision to suspend him was effectively an endorsement of corruption, but the party in a statement has asserted that the duo ...

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Council of State submits report on Bill to change election day

The Council of State has presented its report on a new bill that seeks to amend some provisions of Ghana’s constitution relating to national elections in the country to Parliament. The bill, if passed, will change the date of Ghana’s general elections from December 7, to the first Monday in November in subsequent election years. Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe ...

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Two Eastern Region chiefs pledge support for Nana Addo

Two chiefs in the Eastern Region have pledged their unflinching support for New Patriotic Party (NPP) Flagbearer, Nana Akuffo Addo who is seeking to annex power in the upcoming November general elections. The two are  Osabarima Agyeman Boasia II, chief of Boso, in the Asuogyaman constituency and Osabarima Adugyei Gyamfi II, chief of the Akyem Akrofufu Traditional Area. Nana Addo was given ...

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How credible is EC’s ‘NHIS voters’ list? – Ayikoi Otoo asks

Former Attorney General and private legal practitioner, Ayikoi Otoo, is questioning the credibility of the list of 56,000 names presented to the Supreme Court by the Electoral Commission, as the full list of persons whose names were captured onto the voters’ register, with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) card as proof of Ghanaian citizenship. Ayikoi Otoo, speaking on Citi ...

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Suspension by CPP endorsing corruption – Ernesto Yeboah

The suspended National Youth Organizer of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), Ernesto Yeboah, believes the party’s decision to suspend him is effectively an endorsement of corruption. Mr. Yeboah was suspended after he publicly contradicted the party’s flagbearer, Ivor Greenstreet, on the matter and petitioning the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice CHRAJ, to investigate the President. “I would wonder how any party ...

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