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NPP outdoors campaign team in Bongo

The Bongo constituency leadership of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), has launched a campaign team to work towards capturing the parliamentary seat from the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and also secure a resounding victory for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo in the November 7 general election. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, the Bongo Constituency Chairman, Mr. Peter Ayimbisa, said there was ...

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Knowing Jake Obetsebi Lamptey [Infographic]

The former Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Jake Obetsebi Lamptey, passed away in the early hours of  Sunday in London. Top politicians from major political parties paid glowing tribute to the former Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, who served in the cabinet of the erstwhile administration of President John Agyekum Kufuor. Below is an infographic on his life and ...

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It was a privilege working with Jake – Kwabena Agyepong

The suspended General-Secretary of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, has called for reflection as the country mourns the death of the late NPP Chairman, Jake Otanka Obetsebi Lamptey. Mr. Lamptey, aged 70, passed away early Sunday morning in London after battling ill-health. Party stalwarts from the NPP and the ruling National Democratic Party (NDC), have sent messages of condolence ...

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EC cries for funds 8 months to elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) has made an urgent call to Parliament to compel the Ministry of Finance to release funds for the Limited Voters’ Registration Exercise scheduled for the last week of April. The commission warned that if the release of funds delays further, it may have to reschedule the date for the exercise, which would in turn affect this ...

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EC to reduce number of voters at polling stations

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced plans to reduce the number of voters per polling station in this year’s general elections scheduled for November 7. The EC is aiming to reduce the number of voters per polling station from 1,000 voters to 800, and they believe this will reduce the long queues and the frustrations voters go through. Addressing a media forum in ...

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NDC launches #IChooseJM campaign for Mahama  [Photos]

A newly formed youth group of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Grassroots Youth Campaign in Support of John Mahama, has assured President Mahama of a one touch victory in the November polls. The group, which seeks to gather grassroots support for the NDC, is also seeking to support members of the party who have attained 18 to register during the limited ...

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Nana Addo eulogizes Obetsebi Lamptey

Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed sadness at the passing of his party’s former chairman and campaign manager, Jake Obetsebi Lamptey, who died in the early hours of Sunday. In a statement, he said the death of Jake who was his friend “brings up so many emotions – grief, sense of loss, reflections on friendship, the ...

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‘A true pillar has fallen’ – NPP mourns Jake

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has formally confirmed the death of its former party Chairman and Election Campaign Manager, Jake Obetsebi Lamptey, who passed away on Sunday dawn in London. In a statement signed by John Boadu, the party’s acting General Secretary, the NPP expressed its condolences to the family of the late Obetsebi Lamptey, who they described as “a true son ...

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Karbo defends NPP’s non-stop promises to scrap taxes

Deputy Director of Communications for the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Anthony Karbo, has defended his party’s continuous promise to scrap specific taxes when elected into office, with the latest being a promise to scrap import duties on raw materials, in a bid to grow and support local businesses. The Lawra Parliamentary Candidate for the NPP in an interview on Eyewitness ...

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UPP sacks Flagbearer Odike for breaching party constitution

The National Executive Committee of the United Progressive Party (UPP), has dismissed its Chairman and flagbearer, Akwesi Addai Odike. The dismissal comes on the back of what the NEC says is gross disrespect for the party’s constitution on his part. Speaking to Citi News, Acting National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bashiru Zakari, said the UPP has officially written to ...

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