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I will vote for NPP – Paul Afoko

Suspended National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Afoko, has said he will still vote for Nana Akufo-Addo come November 2016, despite his suspension from the party. Paul Afoko, who is still challenging his suspension from the party, spoke on TV3’s Hot Issue programme which will be aired tomorrow [ Saturday] claiming he still remains loyal to the NPP. “I will ...

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NDC pundit injured in ‘radio fight’ with NPP man

A misunderstanding between two social communicators of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the studios of Tamale-based North Star Radio on Thursday resulted into fisticuffs. The governing NDC representative, Mahama Zakaria, clashed with his opponent, Fredrick Tahiru of the NPP, during the newspaper review segment on North Star Radio’s Morning Show. The duo exchanged ...

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Sylvester Mensah urges calm in Dade Kotopon over BNI interrogation

The former Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has admonished the National Democratic Congress (NDC) members in the Dade Kotopon Constituency, to halt the attack on party offices following his interrogation by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI). This follows reports that irate members had locked up party offices in the area to demand that charges against Mr. ...

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Ghanaians rate Mahama’s performance as he chalks 3yrs in office

Thursday, January 7 2016,  marked exactly three years since the inauguration of John Dramani Mahama as the 4th President of Ghana’s 4th Republic. Three years ago on that day, the President took the oath of office to deliver a better Ghana to citizens. So three years down the line, what do Ghanaians make of his governance? Citi News hit the ...

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Guantanamo ex-convicts should have been rejected – Analyst

International Relations Analyst and lecturer at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy, Vladimir Antwi-Danso, has condemned government’s decision to accept to resettle Yemeni ex-convicts from Guantanamo Bay prison and other distressed persons from Syria and Rwanda. The Foreign Affairs Minister, Hannah Tetteh, revealed to Citi News, government had accepted a request from the US government to resettle two ex-convicts ...

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Past Gov’ts also built schools; didn’t ‘kill’ Ghanaians with taxes – NPP

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has dismissed the reasons given by the government for recent increases in various taxes and tariffs. According to the NPP, the government’s rationale for the tax hikes does not justify the ‘astronomical’ increases of between 18 to 27% on the prices of petroleum products. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Wednesday, the Communications Director of ...

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Dr. Sakara’s resignation inappropriate- Northern CPP

The Convention Peoples Party (CPP) Northern Regional Secretariat has described Dr. Abu Sakara Foster’s resignation from the party he led in 2012 as inappropriate. The party’s regional education Secretary, Nayi Adam Alhassan in a Citi News interview appealed to Dr. Abu Sakara to rescind his decision. According to him, media reports about Dr. Abu Sakara Foster’s resignation surprised the party’s ...

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Group ‘exposes’ Naa Torshie’s plot to campaign against Carlos Ahenkora

A group calling itself Concerned Members of the New Patriotic Party ( NPP) in the Tema West Constituency of the Greater Accra Region, have accused the incumbent MP, Naa Torshie Addo, of scheming to campaign against the party’s newly elected parliamentary candidate, Carlos Ahenkorah, ahead of the 2016 elections. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday, the group alleged that ...

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Arrest Bawumia over ‘fraudulent’ voters’ register claims – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is calling for the arrest of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) running mate, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia for allegedly “fabricating falsehood” about Ghana’s voters’ register. According to the NDC, the Electoral Commission’s preliminary report on calls for new voters’ register suggests that Dr. Bawumia peddled falsehood that had the potential to destabilize the nation. Dr. Bawumia made a ...

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Abu Sakara ditches CPP to contest as independent candidate

The 2012 presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party Dr Abu Sakara has announced he will contest the November presidential elections as an independent candidate. In a statement, Dr Sakara explained that he arrived at the decision following months of “contemplation” and “consultations.” According to him, he had tried to help build the CPP around the core principles and values ...

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