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NPP’s call for new register misplaced – Haruna Iddrisu

The Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu, has described as misplaced incessant calls by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) for a new voters’ register ahead of elections in November. The NPP and its allied bodies including the Alliance for Accountable Governance and the Let My Vote Count Alliance, have constantly pressurized the Electoral Commission to compile a new voters’ ...

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Be objective in election reportage – EC to journalists

The Electoral Commission (EC) has cautioned media practitioners against unprofessional conduct in the reportage of issues before, during and after the November 7 general elections. The EC is convinced the constructive role of the media in the electoral process could ensure peaceful elections. A Deputy Chairman of the EC in charge of operations, Amadu Sulley, gave the caution in Tamale at a ...

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Mahama gave J.B Danquah a befitting burial – Nana Addo

The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) presidential candidate, Nana Akufo Addo, has extended his gratitude to President Mahama for honouring the late J.B Danquah with a state burial. “We thank Mahama for giving J.B Danquah a befitting burial . We thank him very much for honouring our brother this way because JB [as he was affectionately called] deserved it,” Nana Addo ...

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Amissah-Arthur is a failed leader – NPP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has taken a swipe at Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur, describing him as a failed leader. The NPP’s assertion comes days after Mr. Amissah Arthur launched a scathing attack on the party, saying it was incapable of managing the country. Speaking at the launch of a group calling itself “Young professionals for John Mahama and ...

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Nana Addo was informed about Gitmo 2, not consulted – NPP

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), has reiterated its position that its flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo, was not consulted about government’s decision to accept the transfer of the two ex Guantanamo detainees in the country. This comes after reports quoting the US Ambassador to Ghana as saying that Nana Addo expressed ‘definite reservations’ about the decision of the US to transfer the ...

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Our nation lost a positive spirit – Nana Addo’s tribute to JB

The final funeral rites of the late Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North constituency, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu took place at the forecourt of the State house today [Friday], April 15. Among the dignitaries and statesmen present at the funeral was the flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo who delivered a heartfelt tribute to the late MP. Find below ...

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We didn’t feature Mahama in voter registration ad – EC

The Electoral Commission has denied some media reports suggesting that it featured President John Mahama in its electronic media advertisements for the upcoming limited voter registration exercise. An advert which features President Mahama urging the country’s youth to go out and register when the EC opens the register for new voters, sparked rumors of a collaboration between the presidency and the EC, ...

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I won’t disappoint Ghanaians if elected – Nana Addo

Flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo Addo, says he will not disappoint Ghanaians should he emerge winner of the November polls. According to him, his party has the solution to Ghana’s problems, and must be given the chance to turn the fortunes of the nation around. The NPP has the view that Ghana has all it ...

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Mahama wasting taxpayer’s money on campaign? – Nduom asks

The Presidential Candidate of the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has called on the Electoral Commission to probe the funding of political party campaigns. His comments follows President John Dramani Mahama’s nationwide ‘Accounting to the People’ tour. The PPP Founder and leader suggested that the President’s tour is a just campaign trip running on tax payer’s money. Dr. Nduom, in ...

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Validation will make register more credible – NPP insists

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has made proposals to the Electoral Commission on what it says is the most effective means of cleaning the voters’ register. The NPP, at an inter-party advisory committee meeting (IPAC), advised the Electoral Commission to encourage eligible voters to verify their status in the electoral poll. Speaking to Citi News after the meeting, the Director ...

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