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Americans, John Mahama, and the plot to colonise Ghana – Akufo Addo says “NO”!

Americans, John Mahama, and the plot to colonise Ghana – Akufo Addo says “NO”! by Fadi Daboussi Certainly, the “Ghana Beyond Aid” project being executed by His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo did not resonate with any form of symphony in the ears of the Americans who seem...

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You’re Criminals For Rejecting New Voters’ Register — Odike Blasts His Party Executives

Mr Akwasi Addae Odike, the Founder and Leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP) has chided some of his party executives for backing some other political parties to reject the compilation of a new voters' register by the Electoral Commission (EC). Hon. Odike said some of...

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Pass Affirmative Action Bill by end of March – Otiko Djaba petitions Akufo-Addo

A former Minister for Gender and Executive Director for the Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation, Otiko Afisa Djaba has in a petition, called on President Akufo-Addo to fulfill his promise to ensure the passage of Affirmative Action Bill. The bill, when passed into law will help promote...

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How the Obamas helped Harry and Meghan prepare for new life

Barack and Michelle Obama have advised the Sussexes on their plans for a new life outside the Royal Family. Harry and Meghan have become close friends with the former US president and his lawyer wife and turned to them for help. The Queen’s grandson and his wife want...

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Why is NDC afraid of a new voters register? – Kofi Akpaloo asks

Founder and leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Kofi Akpaloo, is questioning the NDC on why they seem frightened by the Electoral Commission’s decision to compile a new register. According to him, NDC’s fear of a new register only proves that they are on...

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National ID data should not be compromised – Akufo-Addo to stakeholders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday called on all stakeholders in the ongoing National Identification exercise to ensure that the integrity, security and confidentiality of the data collected are not compromised. He said it was of utmost essence that information gathered from the exercise be...

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Whatever you do, you can’t win with Mahama in 2020’ – Bagbin to NDC executives

Source: www.ghanaweb.com Member of Parliament for Nadowli, Alban Sumani Bagbin, in 2018 prophesied doom for the opposition NDC in the upcoming 2020 presidential elections. According to Mr. Bagbin, he is convinced that his party cannot win the 2020 general elections with John Mahama as the flagbearer. The...

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JOSHUA AKAMBA and SAMMY GYAMFI IN NEAR BLOWS OVER GHc 300k DEMO CASH

JOSHUA AKAMBA and SAMMY GYAMFI IN NEAR BLOWS OVER GHc 300k DEMO CASH   The demonstration in the Northern Region by the NDC against EC’s plans to do new register was nearly marred as Joshua Akamba and Sammy Gyamfi was in near blows over GHc 300k...

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We’ll pump sense into Jean Mensah’s head – Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the largest opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) Jonson Asiedu Nketia says members of the Inter-Party Resistance against the New Voter Register (IPRAN) will stop at nothing to ensure their demands are met. According to him, they cannot struggle to build a democracy for...

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Opposition parties hit streets of Tamale over new voters register

Members of the Inter-Party Resistance against the New Voter Register (IPRAN) have flooded the streets of Tamale Saturday morning to demonstrate against the compilation of new voters register for election 2020. Leading politicians including Founder and leader of the APC, Hassan Ayariga, Minority Leader in Parliament...

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Ursula Owusu constructs floating bridge over Chemu Lagoon

Residents of communities along the Chemu Lagoon at Chorkor and its environs are now beneficiaries of a floating bridge over the lagoon to facilitate the movement of persons. The bridge was constructed by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma West Constituency and Minister of Communications,...

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DELA COFFIE OF NDC WRITES : ALLOW EC TO WORK

DELA COFFIE OF NDC WRITES [caption id="attachment_10021" align="alignnone" width="600"] ????????????????????????????????????[/caption] Okay, I hold no brief for the Electoral Commission(EC), but can we all just allow it to do its work as President Mahama admonished Ghanaians not long ago? It's truly unnerving to watch all the sniveling...

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Breakdown of EC’s GHS390m budget for voter registration exercise approved

Parliament has approved a budget of over GHS 390 million for the Electoral Commission to conduct the voter registration exercise ahead of the 2020 national elections. Documents sighted by Citi News show the amount will be expended on procurement, recruitment, training, data processing, publicity and allowances. Over GHS161...

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CVM Supports New Voters Register for 2020 General Elections

CVM Supports New Voters Register for 2020 General Elections The Concerned Voters Movement under the leadership of Razak Kojo Opoku fully support the decision of the Electoral Commission to compile a New Voters Register as enshrined in Article 45 of the 1992 Constitution. The arguments by...

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Resist Akufo-Addo’s pressure for new voters’ register – NDC UK, Ireland to EC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) chapter in the UK and Ireland has joined forces with its mother branch in Ghana to oppose the Electoral Commission’s move to compile new voters' register ahead of the 2020 general elections. The party alleged the EC’s decision, that has...

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We don’t support new voters’ register – CPP

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) says it does not support the Electoral Commission’s plans of coming up with a new voters register. The decision was reached a while ago in Accra at a central committee meeting made up of all the sixteen regional chairmen, national Executives...

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Wontumi, executives can’t determine who goes unopposed in Ashanti Region – John Boadu

The General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has debunked rumours in the Ashanti Region that the party’s Regional Chairman, Bernard Antwi Boasiako solely has the power to declare a seat unopposed in all the 44 constituencies. The NPP Chief Scribe has...

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Let’s support EC boss to compile a new voter’s register – Akua Donkor

The Founder and Leader of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Madam Akua Donkor, has urged Ghanaians to rally behind the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana, Jean Mensa, to compile a new voter’s register for the conduct of the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections....

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EC to stick to ‘no-verification-no-vote’ policy for 2020 elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) will use the no-verification-no-vote policy for the 2020 elections. As part of efforts to upgrade its Biometric Voter Management System (BVMS), the EC plans to do away with the manual verification of voters, according to the Commission’s Director of Elections, Dr. Serebour...

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NPP Presidential Primary: Akufo-Addo won’t go unopposed – John Boadu

General Secretary for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has indicated that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will not go unopposed if he decides to contest for a second term in the 2020 Presidential Elections. According to him, even though it is possible that...

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Thieves break into EC, GWCL offices in Winneba

The offices of the Electoral Commission and the Ghana Water Company in Winneba in the Effutu Municipality of the Central Region have been burgled by suspected robbers. Speaking to Kasapa FM News Yaw Boagyan, the Municipal Director of the Electoral Commission Madam Emilia Ama Akotia said...

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Chairman Samba reacts to tricycles scandal; says dirty politics against him won’t work

The NPP Northern Regional Chairman, Mr. Adam Samba has vehemently denied any involvement in an alleged GHC2 million tricycle scandal at the Northern Development Authority (NDA). Mr Adam Samba is alleged to have taken away 400 tricycles from the NDA premises. The NPP Chairman in reaction...

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Peki SHS head ‘bribes’ auditor with students’ food items

Food items that could feed about 200 students of Peki Senior High School in the South Dayi District of the Volta Region for about a week are alleged to have been diverted to appease an auditor. The items estimated to cost thousands of Ghana cedis include,...

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Opposition parties hit streets of Tamale over new voters register

Members of the Inter-Party Resistance against the New Voter Register (IPRAN) have flooded the streets of Tamale Saturday morning to demonstrate against the compilation of new voters register for election 2020. Leading politicians including Founder and leader of the APC, Hassan Ayariga, Minority Leader in Parliament...

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Unpaid NIA staff failed to return salaries they mistakenly received – Palmdeti

The National Identification Authority (NIA) says the failure of some of its staff to return double salaries they mistakenly received in September 2019, caused the delay in paying their subsequent salaries. According to the Head of Public Affairs of the NIA, Francis Palmdeti, some persons who...

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Akufo-Addo has created over 350,000 jobs – Pius Hadzide

President Akufo-Addo since assuming the reigns of power on January 7, 2017 has created 350,000 jobs and counting, Deputy Minister of Information, Pius Enam Hadzide has claimed. Speaking in an interview transcribed by MyNewsGh.com, Mr. Hadzide said Akufo-Addo has done a yeoman’s job so far in...

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How the U.S. is laying claim to the groundwork for Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’

Ghana has hosted a successful 'Year of Return' tourism campaign which has reportedly attracted more than 200,000 people from the African Diaspora and generated over $1.5 billion. A lot of credit for its success has been given to the CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Akwasi...

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‘Ladies, stop monitoring your man Just advice him to use condom’ – Lady

A lady identified as Alisha on Twitter has said, ladies should stop monitoring their men and just advice them to use condom because they don’t have control over a man’s feelings. According to her, one cannot satisfy her male partner alone. She said it is difficult...

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NCCE to reverse voter apathy trend ahead of 2020 general elections

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has raised concerns over the growing trend of voter apathy which had been evident in past elections. According to the Commission, its study has revealed the worrying trend which needs to be tackled. Some elections held recently including the...

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Reasons for new voters’ register unconvincing – CDD-Ghana

The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has described as unnecessary the Electoral Commission’s (EC) decision to compile a new voters register ahead of this year’s election. Parliament has approved a budget of over GHS 390 million for the EC to conduct a new voter register which...

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