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Klottey Korle youth to demonstrate over suit against Zanetor

The youth of Klottey Korle Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, will embark on a demonstration today [Tuesday] to protest against a suit filed against the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for the constituency, Dr. Zanetor Rawlings. Incumbent Member of Parliament, Nii Armah Ashittey and Nii John Coleman who were defeated by the new entrant Zanetor Rawlings in the NDC’s ...

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Media must provide equal opportunities to political parties – NMC

The National Media Commission (NMC) has called on media to provide equal opportunities to all political parties as they  spread their messages during this election year. They said the guidelines of election reporting and ethics of journalism required all media houses to provide political parties fair access to the media irrespective of the ownership of the media house. They called on all ...

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Hassan Ayariga gets EC license for his new political party

The Electoral Commission is expected to present a provisional license to a new political party; the All Peoples Party (APC) this week. The APC, founded by the former flagbearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC) Hassan Ayariga, is expected to contest the November general elections.  This brings to 26, the total number of political parties licensed by the Electoral Commission. ...

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Scrap Regional Minsters’ role; they don’t do anything – Casely-Hayford

Financial analyst and anti-corruption crusader, Sydney Casely-Hayford, has argued for the total removal of the regional minister role, claiming their functions have become obsolete. He made these remarks while commenting on the recent presidential reshuffle which saw new ministers assigned to the Ashanti, Central and  Northern Regions, among others. “When you read all the various changes and things that you have done, ...

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Kpando NDC promises landslide victory for Mahama

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) members in the Kpando Constituency have promised President John Dramani Mahama 95 percent victory in the November election following the call back of Mr Prosper Douglas Bani into government. The former Chief of Staff has been nominated for the Interior Ministry following the reshuffle by President Mahama. Hundreds of NDC supporters and some people in ...

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NPP prepares to re-run Klottey Korle primary

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it is preparing to organise a re-run of the parliamentary primaries in the Klottey Korle constituency. This is after a court ruling that ordered the party to re-run the primary after one of the defeated aspirant, Philip Addison challenged the results of the earlier poll. Nii Noi Nortey emerged winner of the first ...

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NDC to dismiss Nii Armah Ashietey if… – Organizer

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has indicated it will consider dismissing members who take the party to court without exhausting the existing party’s grievance structure. The party says NDC it does not tolerate attitudes that will impede it’s quest to win the 2016 elections massively. This follows a suit filed by two defeated parliamentary aspirants in the Klottey Korle constituency, Nii ...

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Zanetor suit: Nii Armah just wants revenge after defeat – Lawyer

The lawyer for the Parliamentary Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the Klottey Korle constituency, Dr. Zanetor Rawlings, has suggested that the recent suit filed against his client by the current MP Nii Armah Ashittey was done in retaliation because he lost the primary. Nii Armah Ashittey and Nii John Coleman have filed a joint suit at an Accra High ...

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Comport yourselves on airwaves – Rawlings to political parties

Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings has in separate meetings with two traditional leaders called on them to use festivals and traditional durbars to appeal to supporters of the various political parties to comport themselves and desist from using the airwaves to cast insinuations and provocative language. “You should use the opportunity of these festivals to admonish those ...

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Preach peace ahead of election – Dr. Siaw

The Chairman of the JOSPONG group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw wants leaders of political parties to be mindful of their campaign messages and be very decorous with their utterances ahead of the November election. He made the comment in an interview with Citi News after the opening, of a Weeklong Leadership Conference in Gomoa in the Central  region. November’s Election ...

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