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National Security chases Wontumi over Arab Spring uprising comment

Antwi Boasiako, a.k.a Chairman Wontumi

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, has been invited by the National Security on suspicion that he wants to cause an uprising in the country. The National Security, headed by Larry Gbevlo-Lartey, consequently ordered Mr Antwi-Boasiako, aka Wontumi, to appear before it for questioning and possible arrest today April 8,2014. Wontumi, according to ...

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NPP politics dominated by unnecessary partisanship – Gov’t

Felix Ofosu-Kwakye

Government has chastised the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for only criticizing government policies and actions without offering alternative measures to solve the nation’s problems. A Deputy Information and Media Relations Minister, Felix Kwakye-Ofosu accused the NPP of engaging in politics that is “dominated by unnecessary partisanship and the throwing of unfounded allegations against government.” The Minority Legislators in Parliament on ...

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Nyamah’s decision is frivolous – Perry Okudzeto

Perry Okudzeto

The acting Director of Communications of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) , Mr. Perry Okudzeto, has described as scandalous and frivolous, the decision by an aspiring National Youth Organiser, Richard Nyamah to seek a court injunction on the party’s upcoming delegates’ conference. Mr. Nyamah threatened to seek the injunction on the party’s upcoming delegates’ conference slated for Tamale on April ...

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CPP national congress slated for December

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The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has set December 2014 for its national delegates’ congress to elect national executives. The party has also announced a timeline for constituency and regional elections. These decisions formed part of resolutions adopted at the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held in Tamale over the weekend. The CPP’s General Secretary, Ivor Greenstreet in an interview ...

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Ghana’s economic fundamentals are ‘hopeless’ NPP

Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu is Minority leader in Parliament

The Minority in Parliament led by its leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has launched an attack on the Mahama administration describing it as incompetent. At a news conference in Accra on Monday to state their own version of the state of the nation, Mr. Mensah Bonsu said the Mahama administration’s ineptitude has led to the difficulties the country is currently ...

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Richard Nyamah threatens court action against NPP conference

Richard Nyamah

An aspiring National Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Richard Nyamah has threatened to seek court injunction on the party’s upcoming delegates’ conference slated for Tamale on April 12, 2014. He said the decision stemmed from the party’s proposal to disallow candidates from addressing delegates on the conference grounds ahead of voting. “The decision by the elections committee ...

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Alan confident of NPP 2016 victory

Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten

A leading member and a two-time flag bearer aspirant of the New Patriotic Party, Mr Alan Kwadjo Kyeremanten, has said the ability of any political party to win elections lies in how it chooses its own leaders. In this regard, he says the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has every reason to be proud of what it has achieved so far ...

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Decision to decentralize doctors’ salary laudable – Franklin Cudjoe

Franklin Cudjoe, President of IMANI Ghana

The Executive Director of policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe has lauded the Health Minister’s decision to have District Assemblies pay salaries of doctors in their districts. Health Minister, Sherry Ayitey announced at a stakeholders forum that government is considering a  proposal that will ensure that doctors working in the various districts would be paid by the assemblies, the ...

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I have not endorsed Sir John – Buaben Asamoah

An aspirant for New Patriotic Party (NPP) General Secretary Yaw Buaben Asamoah

General Secretary aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Yaw Buaben Asamoah, has denied endorsing incumbent General Secretary,  Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie. In a press release issued on Saturday, Mr. Buaben dismissed suggestions that he was withdrawing from the race to support the incumbent, Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie. A statement signed by his campaign team said, “We wish to assure our many supporters ...

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Polling Station expansion will allow one-day voting – General Mosquito

Johnson Asiedu Nketia, NDC General Secretary.

General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu-Nketia has welcomed the Electoral Commission’s decision to increase the number of polling stations across the country from 26,000 to 35,000. According to Mr Asiedu–Nketia this move will help solve the problem of creating additional desk on election day to deal with the long queues. “This attempt to create more polling ...

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