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CPP suspends Gen. Secretary, Youth Organiser for ‘disrespecting’ flagbearer

The Convention People’s Party (CPP), has suspended its General Secretary, Nii Armah Akomfrah, and its National Youth Organiser, Ernesto Yeboah, for what it described as gross acts of indiscipline. The decision was taken at a Central Committee Meeting of the party today [Thursday], where the two were cited for publicly chastising and humiliating Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the flagbearer of the party, ...

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Election petition revealed Nana Addo’s humility – Chief

The Paramount Chief of the Suhum Traditional Area, Osabarima Ayeh Kofi has said the 2012 Election Petition revealed the true character of flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo. According to him, Nana Addo’s resolve to seek redress at the Supreme Court instead of violence is enough to attest to his humility. “What pleased me was that ...

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NDC calls bluff of opposition parties over ‘killer’ tariffs

The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Northern Region, has downplayed opposition parties call on President John Dramani Mahama to within one-week reduce what they have termed ‘killer’ electricity tariffs. The main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), the People’s National Convention (PNC), the All Peoples Congress (APC), and others, at a joint news conference admonished ...

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IEA’s Evening Encounter with Nana Addo postponed

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has announced the postponement of its Evening Encounter series with the Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo. Nana Addo was originally scheduled to take his turn on the platform on July 5. The announcement, which came via the IEA’s twitter account, did not give a reason for the postponement. ...

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‘NDC buying votes with cars’ – Nana Addo  

Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party , Nana Akufo-Addo has alleged that government, in a desperate attempt to stay in power, has begun distributing cars and other goodies to opinion leaders to influence them. Nana Addo recalled that a similar strategy was adopted by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the run up to the 2012 elections. “In 2012, they ...

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Chiana-Paga NDC primary slated for July, 9

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary primary for the Chiana-Paga constituency in the Upper East Region is scheduled to take place on Saturday July 9, 2016 for this year’s general election. The decision comes seven months after the constituency failed to run its own internal election alongside several other areas on Saturday November, 21, 2015. The primary delayed due to ...

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CPP youth hit back at Greenstreet over Ford ‘gift’ comments

The Youth League of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has hit back at the party’s flagbearer, Ivor Greenstreet, after he reportedly suggested that the group acted arbitrarily in petitioning the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice, (CHRAJ), over President John Mahama’s Ford Expedition gift saga. Speaking to Citi News, the Secretary to the Youth League, Hardi Yakubu, maintained that ...

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Hopeson Adoye, Yamin, Sir John ‘most abusive’ politicians – report

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has released its latest abusive language monitoring report in which seven persons have been named as top users of abusive language on radio. The latest report is based on monitoring of 972 programmes on 40 radio stations across the country for the period of May 16-31, 2016. In all, 58 indecent expressions were ...

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Greenstreet’s full speech at #IEAEncounters

Presidential Hopeful, Ivor Greenstreet on Tuesday shared his vision with Ghanaian at the Institute of Economic Affairs’ (IEA) evening encounters. Ivor Greenstreet who is leading the CPP in this year’s Presidential election is hoping to annex power from the governing National Democratic Congress. He used the IEA platform and told Ghanaians his plans for the country should he be given ...

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Reduce electricity tariffs now – Opposition parties to gov’t

The Northern regional wing of the various opposition parties have asked government to reduce electricity tariffs by at least 50% within one week, or face their anger. The New Patriotic Party (NPP), the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), the Peoples National Convention (PNC), the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP) and the All Peoples Congress (APC), at a joint news conference in Tamale, issued ...

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