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    ASMAN operates as an advocacy platform for addressing the concerns of ASM,and has extensive stakeholder engagement and consultation experience in Ghana; and Works as contributing and influencing Government policy on Artisanal & Small Scale Mining (ASM).
    Listening to an answer given by Sammy Awuku to a question asked by a radio presenter, I immediately concluded that Sammy is up to the job of his new appointment – National Youth Organizer of NPP.
    The Aliu Mahama Foundation and the family of the late H.E Alhaji Aliu Mahama would like to express our appreciation to the leadership and the entire membership of New Patriotic Party for the recognition of, and honour accorded to, the late Alhaji Aliu Mahama at the recent Delegates Conference in Tamale.
    Our attention has been drawn to an article in the Daily Express and on news websites on the intentions of Telecom operators (including Tigo) to charge customers for use of social media.
    President Mahama, 2014 State of the Nation Address in Parliament.
    The recent economic hardships in Ghana have turned much attention to strengthening and diversifying the export sector as the primary and focal means to build a resilient economy., the leading jobs advertising website in Ghana will be two years old on April 16, 2014.
    What crime at all has Captain Nkrabeah Effah Dartey, committed to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and our democracy that he is so much despised and ridiculed by his own kind?
    The land which once bore an assortment of cash and food crops in an imaginary village in one of the gold-bearing parts of the country now lies desolate ripped of all nutrients and vegetation cover.
    IT has become increasingly clear that the lack of long-term development plan is the cause of the numerous socio-economic problems confronting the country, which we believe, needs to be tackled seriously, to bring economic relief to the majority of Ghanaians.
    But for Otiko Afisa Djaba retaining her position as the National Women organiser, the New Patriotic Party in the early hours of April 13, 2014 elected a new set of executives to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.
    A disenchanted compatriot spoke them on an Oseikrom radio station one Friday afternoon. The livid compatriot was reacting to the demolition of structures approved to be constructed by legitimate state institutions. For each ‘sick’ yell, I could readily think scores of sicknesses.
    I personally backed the right of Mr. Paul Afoko to gun for the chairmanship of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), when it eerily and disturbingly appeared that some undemocratic elements among the top ranks of the party membership with an axe to grind with the Upper-East native, wanted the man summarily bumped off the NPP national chairmanship column on the ballot and the entire electoral process altogether.
    Since February 5, this year, the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has been in the news for very wrong reasons. It’s all about professional negligence, incompetence, lack of operational rules and standard or sheer lack of respect for patients. But this is not the first time.
    The entire Tamale metropolis was brought to a standstill yesterday, when the 2012 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo arrived in the city, ahead of tomorrow’s national delegates’ conference of the party.
    Article 9(D)(3) of our party’s constitution dictates that “National Officers shall be elected at a National Delegates Conference by a simple majority of the votes cast and shall hold office for four years.”
    Tamale is vibrating to the sounds of the New Patriotic Party. With Tens of thousands of followers of the Elephant family already in town for tomorrow’s make or break party congress, the ancient metropolis is a sea of red, white and blue, the three colours which distinguish the party faithful from any other person in the Republic of Ghana.
    Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, has finally spoken about the dire state of the Cedi and indeed the economy. If only the platitude “better late than never” could be applicable here, it would have done the man some good following a litany of plaintive remarks from observers about his silence as the Cedi suffers its most restive moments.
    As the 2016 general elections approach, and before it is the test case in the election of the National executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), taking place this weekend in Tamale, the Northern Regional Capital.
    The NPP Western Australia chapter uses the occasion of the national delegates congress slated on the 12th of April 2014 in tamale to wish all Aspirants, delegates and the party a happy and a successful congress.
    Until the day that the Government of Ghana squarely faces up to its food security responsibility, the country’s agriculture will be running around in circles like a headless chicken. And if we are not careful, it will be an imported headless chicken.
    I enlisted as a soldier on 2nd November 1977 and after a short stay in the Ghana Military Academy at Teshie, I was selected and sent to the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, United Kingdom, for training as a regular officer in the Ghana Army.
    We write to condemn the vicious attacks that have been unleashed by a section of the Ghanaian media – notably the Enquirer Newspaper on the Municipal Chief Executive of the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly, Hon Seth Badu Tawiah over a number of very frivolous and outrageous allegations.
    “No rational argument will have a rational effect on a man who does not want to adopt a rational attitude”.
    President John Mahama was recently elected by colleague heads of state of Ecowas to steer the affairs of the sub region for one year at a recent summit in Yamoussoukro in the Cote d´Ivoire.
    Today’s piece was inspired by one of the greatest visionaries ever to grace the shores of this country. I chanced upon his preaching on radio last week. I did not check the time; neither did I check which station it was. Those were not important to me. What mattered to me was the fact that Dr Mensah Otabil was teaching his audience some ‘lessons of life’. The topic for the day had to do with character and integrity.
    Vivo Energy a Shell licensee in 15 African markets, and Airtel Money today announced a collaborative Pan African agreement to strengthen both companies’ footprint in providing services to their growing customer base.
    Barely a week to go, the New Patriotic Party will go to the polls to elect officers for another term of office.
    An Associate Director of CWC Group organisers of the on-going 5th Ghana Oil and Gas Summit in Accra Willy Olsen has called on Ghanaian authorities to focus its attention more on domestic value creation under Local Content Law.
    Friends of Kwabena Agyepong in abroad sincerely register our deep shock over the unexpected fatal accident that happened on Tuesday, April 8, which involved our able candidate and his campaign team on the Accra-Kumasi road as he wrap up his campaign (for NPP General Secretary) for the National Congress.
    We read in this forum yesterday about three Ghanaian medical students arrest in Cuba for armed robbery. How did this happen with our record of Ghanaian students always behaving properly as good ambassadors of our country despite the financial problems they encounter in their various countries of residence?