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Mahama doesn’t deserve 2nd term –Nana Addo

The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo Addo, has said the Mahama administration  does not deserve another term in office. According to Nana Addo, the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) has done little to improve the lives of Ghanaians. Addressing a public forum in Accra, Nana Akufo Addo said there is a general call for change in the ...

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Ayariga’s APC opens nomination with Ghc100,000 filing fee

Individuals with presidential ambition who wish to run on the ticket of Hassan Ayariga’s newly formed All People’s Congress (APC), would have to cough up a whooping GH¢100,000 to contest the party’s primaries ahead of this year’s November 7 polls. The cost of picking and filing of the Presidential nomination forms is GHS 5,000.00 and GHS95,000.00 respectively, totaling  GH¢100,000.00 APC’s presidential filing fee becomes the ...

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NPP lawyers justify Afoko’s suspension in court

Lawyers for the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), today [Tuesday] sought to justify the suspension of the party’s National Chairman, Paul Afoko in court, saying, Mr. Afoko deliberately frustrated the internal process to tackle petitions brought against him. The lawyers, who made this known during a cross examination of Mr. Afoko in the case, argued that the embattled Chairman deliberately ...

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NPP rejects MFWA’s campaign language report

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Northern Regional Communications Directorate has rejected the Media Foundation for West Africa’s (MFWA) report suggesting that the party topped the list of users of abusive language on the airwaves. The MFWA in its latest report on campaign language monitoring project claimed out of 40 radio stations monitored across the country, the NPP scored 27. ...

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Nana Addo to focus on job creation

The Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo Addo has revealed that his campaign message for Ghanaians in the run up to the November elections will focus on job creation. [contextly_sidebar id=”ePujEN4itgei7CsNonV3A5tFcShNFRqC”]Nana Addo contends that joblessness is one of the most serious challenges confronting Ghanaians today hence the need for a future NPP government to address it. “There ...

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I’ll continue to raise hell for NPP, Nana Addo – Sam George

National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary nominee for the Ningo Prampram Constituency, Samuel Dzata George, has said he will continue to torment the opposition New Patriotic Party and its flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo. According to Sam George, who is also a Presidential staffer, the NPP has over the years tried to create disaffection for him within the NDC and tried to portray him ...

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NDC serial callers declare strike

The ruling National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) serial callers in the Ashanti Region, have decided to put breaks on their defense of President John Dramani Mahama and the achievements of his government on radio and Television until further notice. Members of the group who have been operating in the region under the name ‘Media Monitors Association’, are hoping to meet the ...

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Don’t endorse presidential candidates – House of Chiefs

The National House of Chiefs has warned chiefs across the country to desist from openly endorsing presidential candidates ahead of the elections. Some chiefs in the Northern and Brong Ahafo regions have in recent times endorsed President John Dramani Mahama ahead of the November polls. [contextly_sidebar id=”fbX2lvNTdFuyoGYmTMtBTOOlcDBnNtOi”]But the President of the National House of Chiefs, Prof. Naa Nabila, has condemned the move, ...

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I’ve forgiven Chairman Wontumi – ‘Assaulted’ MP

The New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Manhyia North in the Ashanti Region, Collins Owusu Amankwaah, says he has forgiven the party’s Ashanti Regional Chairman, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, also known as Chairman Wontumi for allegedly assaulting him. This comes after Mr. Amankwaah wrote to the court asking it to drop all charges brought against Chairman Wontumi after he was arrested and charged ...

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Ghana has woefully failed in corruption fight – GII

The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) says Ghana has failed to enforce its laws on anti-corruption. The comment follows President Mahama’s recent claims in the UK that his government has performed better than previous governments in fighting the canker. [contextly_sidebar id=”Vg1X0WKepg8XKyMbuzNotn5f8TMDB1Ck”]The GII however believes government has failed to prosecute many public officials found to have engaged in corrupt activities. Speaking to ...

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