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Ghanaians weren’t deceived to vote out NDC – Oppong Nkrumah

Former President John Mahama is offending Ghanaians when he suggests they were only swayed by the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) overly ambitious agenda for change, according to a Deputy Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. In an Eyewitness News interview, Mr. Oppong Nkrumah asserted that Ghanaians were well aware of the change they desired when they decided to vote out the ...

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Collapsed CPP won’t qualify for election 2020 – Sacked secretary

Dismissed acting General Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Eric Asani Tano, has launched a scathing attack on the party’s leadership; saying they have rendered the party politically non-viable. According to him, the party has lost so much credibility such that, it would be surprising for it to qualify for the 2020 general elections. The membership of Eric Tano was ...

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NDC executives urged to listen more to members

A member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Kukubor, has advised party’s National Executives to listen more to the concerns of the party members rather than try to gag them after the party’s election defeat. According to him, the concerns of the members must be accepted in good fate to help the party strategize for the next elections. ...

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Stop endorsing Mahama for 2020 – Kofi Adams warned

A group in the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), calling itself United NDC, has called on the party’s National Organizer, Kofi Adams, to desist from declaring support for a preferred presidential candidate ahead of the party’s congress for the polls in 2020. Prior to the party’s plans to hold a Congress in 2018 to elect a flagbearer, the group, United ...

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Mahama didn’t sideline NDC campaign team – A.B.A Fuseini

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sagnarigu, Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini, wants the finger pointing at former President John Mahama to cease, in the wake of growing intra-party tensions in the National Democratic Congress (NDC). As the Dr. Kwesi Botchwey-led committee aimed at diagnosing the party’s loss in the December 2016 elections continues its work, there have been allegations of the ...

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EC not on break; we’ve more work ahead – Charlotte Osei

The workload on the Electoral Commission has not lessened after the 2016 general elections, the Chairperson, Charlotte Osei has said. The Commission and its Chairperson were in the spotlight prior to Ghana’s seventh successive election, but not much work is expected of them now that the election is over. But the Chairperson of the Commission, Charlotte Osei, explained that the ...

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Continuing students must benefit from free SHS – Ablakwa

The New Patriotic Party government may have shifted the goal posts on its free Senior High School promise, the MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has suggested. Mr. Ablakwa, a former deputy Education Minister believes government would have shortchanged Ghanaians if it fails to implement the Free SHS policy across the board for fresh and continuing students. According to ...

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Chiefs will be enlightened to avoid partisanship – Kofi Dzamesi

The Minister-nominee for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Kofi Dzamesi, plans to run an education programme to get chiefs to adhere to the law barring them from active politics. The constitution’s clause 276, states that chiefs shall not take part in active politics, and that any chief wishing to engage in politics could only do so after abdicating his stool or ...

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Ignore NDC Flagbearership posters attributed to me – Sylvester Mensah

The Greater Accra Regional Campaign Coordinator of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2016 election, Sylvester Mensah, has distanced himself from circulating posters indicating his interest in contesting the next Presidential Primaries of the party. In a statement copied to citifmonline.com, Mr. Mensah said he was not behind the circulation of such posters and urged the media and the public ...

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KNUST leads effort to stop high rejected ballots

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has developed a system to tackle the disturbingly high number of rejected ballots in Ghana’s elections. The other high point of the unique ‘global system for mobile communication balloting system’ is that it has the capability of preventing multiple voting. The University’s 2015 Research Report said it was its contribution to ...

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