NDC defy chiefs to launch campaign, support MP


The Brong Ahafo National Democratic Congress (NDC) has defied the Atebubu Traditional Council by launching its campaign and backing embattled Member of Parliament (MP) for Atebubu-Amantin Sanja Nanja following a demand that he be replaced as MP. The traditional authority also announced a ban on him from active campaign and other activities in …

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Bagbin seeks seventh-term bid; promises to speed up development


Majority Leader and Member of Parliament for Nadowli-Kaleo, Alban Kingsford Bagbin, has launched his seventh term for parliament by extolling the virtues of President John Mahama. He has had a frosty relationship with the president after he described Mahama’s government as one for family and friends. Mr Bagbin in November …

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Examine political party manifestos critically – Nduom urges Ghanaians


Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom The flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwasi Nduom has blamed the inefficiency of successive governments on the electorate. According to him, Ghanaians have failed to critically and objectively examine manifestos of political parties after they win elections. Dr Nduom made the comment at the …

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BNI returns seized books to man who allegedly insulted Mahama


The Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) has return books reported to have been seized from a Ghanaian Lebanese pilot and author Faddi Dabbousie to his residence, Joy News has learned. His lawyer, Hassan Tampoli said on Sunday at about 5:45 am, operatives of the BNI returned to the residence of Mr Fadi without a search …

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Examine 2016 manifestos critically – Nduom to Ghanaians


The Flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party, (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, says successive governments have under-performed largely because Ghanaians have failed to critically and objectively examine manifestos of political parties after they win elections. Speaking at the Spiritan University at Ejisu in the Ashanti Region, the PPP Flagbearer was …

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NPP slams Mahama’s ‘Don’t force democracy on Africa’ comment


The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region, has described as misplaced President John Dramani Mahama’s plea to western leaders not to force democracy on Africa. Addressing a session of the UN General Assembly, President Mahama said, “Democracy is not a one size fits all system, different countries …

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NPP preventing northerners from transferring votes – NDC


The General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has accused the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), of preventing northerners from transferring their votes to strongholds of the NPP in the on-going vote transfer exercise. According to him, the act is an orchestrated attempt by the …

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