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Gov’t has no new ideas – Alan

Alan Kyeremanten

The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Presidential hopeful, Mr. Alan Kyerematen says government has become bereft of ideas and has no idea on how to take Ghana’s economy forward. In a statement on the recent utility tariff increase, as well as the new VAT on financial services, he said such revenue collection moves by the government will only collapse the economy. Mr. Kyerematen said, ...

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Former NPP chairman to withdraw suit against party

The former Constituency Chairperson of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), David Hoezema, who sued the party recently will be withdrawing the case from court. David Hoezeme dragged the NPP to court over the illegal constitution of the party’s National Council. The party over the weekend organized regional elections to properly constitute the National Council, hence David Hoezeme’s decision to withdraw ...

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Airlifting of $3m illegal and unacceptable – Boakye Agyarko

Boakye Agyarko

The Campaign Manager of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2012 general elections, Boakye Agyarko, has described as criminal and scandalous, the  airlifting of three million dollars to Brazil to pay the appearance fee of the Black Stars players. The government airlifted the money to pay the appearance fee of the Black Stars after the team threatened to boycott ...

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Ghana is retrogressing under Mahama – Nana Addo

Nana Akufo-Addo

Nana Akufo-Addo has lamented the leadership crisis in Ghana and accused President John Mahama’s government of sending the nation’s development backwards. Addressing the UK Branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s monthly public meeting on Sunday in Wood Green, London, the man vying to lead the New Patriotic Party in 2016 described the situation in Ghana as, “an era of retrogression.” He ...

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Ashanti NDC to welcome Yamin with a party

Joseph Yamin

The Ashanti Regional Branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is planning to throw party to welcome its former Secretary, Joseph Yamin back to the region as a Deputy Minister. President John Mahama on Saturday moved Joseph Yamin from the Sports Ministry to the Ashanti Region as Deputy Regional Minister. The decision has generated huge outcry from some Ghanaians who firmly believe ...

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NPP elects new National Council members

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has completed the election of regional representatives to its National Council. The election which took place across the country over the weekend saw some party stalwarts retain their positions in the Council. The elections come on the back of a suit filed by a former constituency Chairman for Central Tongu challenging the constitutionality of the National ...

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I’m not surprised at Akufo-Addo’s denial — Dan Abodakpi

Dan Abodakpi

An aspirant for the position of national chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Daniel Abodakpi, says he is not surprised at Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s denial of claims the aspirant made to the effect that he [Nana Akufo-Addo] advised former President John Agyekum Kufuor not to prosecute him. Days after declaring his bid to contest the position, Mr Abodakpi, ...

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Akrofi’s death was politically motivated – CPP

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The United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland branch of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) is alleging that the murder of one of its key members, Hayford Akrofi was politically motivated. Akrofi, who was the vice chairman of the party’s UK and Ireland branch was shot in his home at Amasaman in Accra last week by armed robbers. Until his death Mr. ...

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Ghana still reeling from corruption – Bagbin

Alban Bagbin

Despite several interventions that have been made by the government to stem corruption, it persists in the country, Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Nadowli/Kaleo, has admitted in Parliament. “In spite of moral crusades, executive instruments and the declaration of zero tolerance for corruption, corruption remains a serious issue in the country,” he said. Mr ...

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Asamoah-Boateng appeals for calm in NPP

Stephen Asamoah-Boateng

Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, flagbearer aspirant of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has appealed to members of the party to allow the National Executives to run its affairs. He said: “Per the NPP’s constitution, the National Executives are the mandatory body who are to run affairs of the party and there should no interference in their work by any member.” A ...

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