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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
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Voter registration: Stop the thuggery against Muslims, Voltarians – ER NDC to gov’t

The Eastern Regional Secretariat of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said it will abhor any “desperate attempt” by the government to discredit the ongoing voter registration process in areas perceived as strongholds of the party. This follows what the NDC describes as the “deployment of NPP thugs and hoodlums under the guise of […]Read More
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Soldiers enforcing NPP-NDC deal to stop busing registrants – GAF to Asiedu Nketia

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has said it deployed military personnel to Banda to enforce a “REGSEC-brokered Agreement.” Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has been captured in a video engaging some armed soldiers at Banda in the Bono Region in an argument over allegations […]Read More
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Naana has paled Bawumia into insignificance, ignore his diversionary game – Mahama Campaign team

The 2020 Campaign team of former President John Mahama has urged Ghanaians to ignore the “comical” efforts by Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia to “divert” attention from the important things that matter to Ghanaians, with his recent post on social media in which he adduced 50 reasons to back his claim that President Nana Akufo-Addo has […]Read More
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It’s dishonest, mockery to say NHIS already provides free healthcare – Sly

Former CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester Mensah has said the President’s Health Advisor, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, got it wrong when he said Ghanaians are already enjoying free primary healthcare under the National Health Insurance Scheme. Dr Nsiah-Asare questioned the basis of former President John Mahama’s promise to institute free primary Read More
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You are threatened by our parliamentary candidate – Savannah Regional NPP tells NDC

The Savannah Regional branch of the ruling New Patriotic Party has refuted allegations of trying to register ineligible applicants in the ongoing registration exercise. The party said the allegation of attacks, discrimination and busing of unqualified people to various registration centres is a ploy adopted by the opposition the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to dent Read More
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EC’s decision to work on Eid al-Adha holiday “disrespectful to Muslims” – Ras Mubarak

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak, has described the Electoral Commission’s decision to still go ahead with the ongoing voter registration exercise on Friday, 31 July 2020, which has been declared by the Minister for the Interior as a public holiday, as “sacrilegious, disrespectful and a breach of peoples’ religious freedom”. The […]Read More
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Rawlings did not discuss Nana Konadu’s presidential interest – Ahwoi

Local government expert, Professor Kwamena Ahwoi has claimed that the failure of former president Jerry John Rawlings to discuss his wife’s interest in the presidency contributed to her loss. The former Director of Research for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) explained that they were in the dark about Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings’ intentions hence opposed […]Read More