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Data from registration exercise justifies push for new register – EC

The Electoral Commission says data from its just ended nationwide registration exercise justifies its push to have a new electoral roll compiled. At the Commission’s ‘Let the Citizen Know’ press briefing Friday, Deputy Chairperson Dr Bossman Asare said the Commission has registered about 16.6 million persons during the exercise. This, he stated, is consistent with […]Read More
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Volta Region is not your property, stop the dirty propaganda – NPP tells NDC

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has cautioned the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) against unnecessary propaganda in the Volta Region. At a press briefing on Monday, the NPP Regional Chairman, Makafui Woanya said the voter’s registration exercise in the region has generally been peaceful and devoid of any harassment or intimidation by security Read More
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I’ll build a Ghana for all – Mahama

The flag bearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has said he is committed to building a just and equal society where all Ghanaians, regardless of their ethnicity or political affiliation, can benefit from opportunities in the country. Mr Mahama promised that a future NDC administration will bring back Read More
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Mahama registers for voter ID card

The flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, today acquired his voter Identification card at a registration centre at Bole in the Savannah Region, to enable him partake in the upcoming elections on December 7. John Dramani Mahama who was received by a large crowd, called on Ghanaians to endeavour to acquire their voter’s Read More
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I wasn’t part of any plot to ‘attack’ Rawlings – Kwakye Ofosu

A former Deputy Communications Minister, Felix Kwakye Ofusu says he wasn’t part of any supposed recruitment geared towards attacking the founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings. Kwakye Ofosu issued the disclaimer following claims made in a book authored by an NDC stalwart, Professor Kwamena Ahwoi titled “Working with Rawlings”. Prof. Ahwoi, Read More
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Divisive Akufo-Addo must stop ethnic discrimination, tribal bigotry – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has provided a plethora of video evidence to demonstrate that the Akufo-Addo government is in cahoots with the security services in preventing Voltarians and non-Akans from taking part in the near-ending voter registration exercise across the country. At a press conference on Tuesday, 4 August 2020, the party’s National Communication Read More
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Mahama’s rooftop promise to pay assembly members cheap politics – Alima Mahama

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, has said former President John Mahama’s recent promise to pay assembly members in his next government, should he win the 7 December 2020 general elections, is a rehashed 2012 manifesto promise of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), which he never fulfilled as President between […]Read More
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It’s tribal bigotry – Minority on alleged exclusion of Ewes from voter registration

The Minority in Parliament has described as “tribal bigotry”, what it says is the government’s use of the military to exclude Voltarians and non-Akans from taking part in the ongoing voter registration exercise. It follows a confrontation between the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia and some soldiers at […]Read More
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Naana Opoku-Agyemang cannot be ignored in run-up to December polls – Ebo Hinson

The Head of Marketing and Entrepreneurship Department at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), has cautioned the New Patriotic Party (NPP) not to take John Mahama’s running mate for granted. Prof Ebo Hinson described the governing party’s seeming position of seeing the 2020 elections as a contest only between National Democratic Congress (NDC) nominee, […]Read More
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2020 polls: I won’t run – Nduom

The founder of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has said he will not run for president in this year’s general elections, the Daily Graphic has reported. A couple of weeks ago, the PPP announced to all members and the general public that the party is ready for eligible persons to demonstrate […]Read More