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NDC will win 2020 polls and ‘free’ Abuga Pele – Nii Lante

Member of Parliament (MP) for Odododiodio, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has indicated the resolve of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to win the general elections in 2020 and ensure the release of former fellow NDC MP, Abuga Pele. Mr. Vanderpuye stressed the NDC’s morale remains high ahead of the 2020 elections despite the incarceration of Pele, adding that the party ...

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‘NPP promised the moon, but yet to deliver the clouds’- Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has lashed out at the government for what he describes as the slow pace of development, saying the government has failed on a majority of its promises to the citizenry. Addressing a gathering of NDC members at Somanya after the party’s 6th unity walk aimed at reorganizing the party ahead of the 2020 elections, the ...

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Mahama slams gov’t over ‘high cost’ of fuel

John Mahama

Former President John Mahama has criticized the Akufo-Addo government for its inability to stabilize the price of petroleum products to the satisfaction of Ghanaian consumers. Mr. Mahama also warned that the high price of fuel, particularly Liquefied Petroleum Gas, had long-term degrading effects on the environment because of the cheaper, but more destructive alternative of charcoal. Speaking at the latest in ...

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Give Nana Addo credit, NDC only demonised Amidu – Rawlings

Former President John Rawlings has lauded the New Patriotic Party government for leveraging Martin Amidu’s drive to fight corruption by appointing him as Ghana’s Special Prosecutor. Mr. Rawlings said this was in contrast to Mr. Amidu’s own National Democratic Congress which only demonized the man nicknamed the citizen vigilante. The former President was speaking to journalists at the State House during the ...

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Corruption ranking covered corruption cases under Mahama – Gov’t

Hebert Krapa

The government has explained that Ghana’s poor performance in the 2017 Global Corruption Perception Index also took into account corruption cases recorded under the John Mahama administration, which left power in January 2017. The government’s Spokesperson on Governance and Legal Affairs, Herbert Krapa, explained that the report was not an indication that the current New Patriotic Party [NPP] government was ...

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NDC to end re-registration of members next week

Johnson Asiedu Nketia

The opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], has announced that it will end the re-registration of its members next week Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The party began the manual re-registration of its members in December 2017, when it decided to abandon its biometric register after claims that some non-NDC members were on the register. “The National Democratic Congress (NDC) wishes to ...

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Minority not divided over Ayine’s suit against Amidu- Inusah

Alhaji Inusah Fuseini

Tamale Central MP, Inusah Fuseini, has refuted suggestions that the National Democratic Congress [NDC] Minority is divided over the suit by caucus member, Dominic Ayine, against the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. Mr. Fuseini insisted on Eyewitness News that the though the Minority was in support of the appointment of Mr. Amidu, Dr. Ayine was entitled to defend ...

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We passed Martin Amidu before his vetting – Mahama Ayariga

Mahama Ayariga

The Minority in Parliament has explained that, contrary to suggestions that officials of the former administration are scared of the Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu, they are rather supportive of his work, for which reason they reached a decision to pass him before Tuesday’s vetting. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, said, even before ...

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NDC MPs don black, plaster mouths in protest against gov’t

The Minority National Democratic Congress [NDC] caucus in Parliament, showcased varying symbols of protest during President Nana Akufo-Addo’s State of the Nation address today [Thursday]. A number of them were seen in black apparel, whilst others had pieces of plaster on their mouths, symbolizing some sort of gagging. The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, was himself, wearing black traditional Dagomba wartime ...

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Amidu has breached his principles by accepting SP job – NDC

NDC General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia.

The opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], has suggested that there is a case of hypocrisy on the part of Martin Amidu for accepting the nomination of President Akufo-Addo to become Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor. The NDC in a statement reminded that, Mr. Amidu, a former Attorney General, criticized the Special Prosecutor Bill in 2017. “Our issue with the nomination of ...

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