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NPP aspirants ballot for positions today

Seven candidates vying to lead the opposition New Patriotic Party into the 2016 general elections will later Tuesday morning ballot for positions for the upcoming Super Delegates primaries.A Special Electoral College has been fixed for August 31, 2014, which is aimed at whittling the number down to five as the party’s constitution demands.The National Vetting Committee of the New Patriotic ...

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CODEO deploys 350 to observe 2014 limited voter registration exercise

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) will deploy 350 of its field volunteers to observe the limited voter registration exercise to begin from Monday August 4 to Wednesday August 13, 2014, a date announced by the Electoral Commission. The exercise begins on Monday August 4 and ends Wednesday, August 13, 2014 for persons who are eighteen years to have ...

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You can’t borrow yourself out of bankruptcy – Bawumia tells gov’t

The 2012 Vice Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has alleged that the Bank of Ghana, under governing National Democratic Congress, has spent $6.5 billion from 2009 to date, but has failed to stabilise the value of the Ghana cedi. In a press statement, submitted by the communications team of Nana Akufo-Addo, Dr Bawumia is ...

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MP Faces Privileges Committee Over Reckless Comments

Though it is almost becoming a norm in the nation’s often heated political discourse for leading political figures riding on political expediency to make wild and outrageous statements against opponents and get away with it, Member of Parliament for Asante Akim North, Kwadwo Baah Agyemang, may not be that lucky, as his pointless show of youthful exuberance and unsubstantiated remarks ...

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I’m unshaken by competition – Kwabena Agyei

The chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr. Kwabena Agyei says he is unshaken by declarations by some members of the party to contest him for his position. The National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), Kofi Portuphy and a former Minister of Trade and Industry, Dan Abodakpi have both declared their intentions to contest the chairmanship position ...

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I paid my filing fees – Osei Ameyaw insists

A flagbearer hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kofi Osei Ameyaw has denied reports  suggesting that he failed to pay the required fee when he filed his nomination on Monday. He insisted that he has filed his nomination “it has been accepted and that should end the issue…I am not doing it on credit. I am doing it by following the ...

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Summon President – MP Demands

The Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South in the Eastern Region, Samuel Atta Akyea, has asked for an opportunity to be created to quiz the President on the floor of Parliament.“I think that the business committee should make something very novel for this house in terms of the business for the house. I am tempted to believe that they could ...

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Gov’t Reacts To ‘Prez Mahama Tenders In Resignation’ Letter

The Deputy Minister for Information and Media Relations, Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu today said government’s attention has been drawn to a spurious letter on the social media that portrayed President Mahama as having tendered in his resignation as from the office of President of the Republic of Ghana.Mr. Kwakye Ofosu said this in a statement issued to the Ghana News ...

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Yes I bought one tractor; what is the minority’s problem with that?- Asiedu Nketiah

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has admitted benefiting from a government facility to provide tractors for farmers but said he does not understand why this should be a problem for anybody. He said he bought one tractor for his farm at Ejura in the Ashanti region and does not understand why the Minority ...

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NPP presidential poll in limbo as party member drags leaders to court

The NPP has found itself in another legal tussle after a senior member of the party filed a writ challenging the status of the party’s National Council as presently constituted. David Hoezame is praying the Accra High Court to compel the NPP to follow the procedure outlined in its constitution and re-compose its National Council. Also joined to the suit is ...

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