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Sly Mensah steps up campaign

An aspiring presidential candidate hopeful, Sylvester Mensah says the presidency is not an avenue or a place where you go to make mistakes and return to ask for another chance to make amends. He told host of Frontline Kwabena Agyapong on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm that, we cannot allow people to use Read More
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Akpaloo ‘bashes’ Mahama

Leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Kofi Akpaloo, has lambasted former president John Dramani Mahama for recently stating that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is unbeatable in unleashing violence. According to him, Mr. Mahama should never have made such dangerous and unfortunate statement in public. “He is a statesman and therefore I did […]Read More
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PNC forming Vigilante group – Bernard Mornah

National Chairman of the opposition Peoples National Convention (PNC) Bernard Mornah has revealed that members of the party have also begun forming a vigilante group to protect themselves. The phenomenon of political parties forming vigilante groups appears to have become an established part of Ghana’s body politic with civil society groups and other state bodies […]Read More
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‘NPP committed to ROPAA’

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has reaffirmed its commitment to implementing the controversial Representation of the People Amendment Act (ROPAA). General Secretary of the NPP, John Boadu, told journalists on Wednesday in Accra that the ruling party has the political will to implement ROPAA, but has been facing difficulties in doing so since 2006 due […]Read More
General Politics

Nana Konadu fires minority

Former First lady Nana Kondau Agyemang Rawlings has descended heavily on the Minority Members for staging a walkout during the swearing-in of Lydia Allassan, the newly elected MP for the Ayawaso West Wougon Constituency. The Members of Parliament on Tuesday 5th February 2019 staged a walkout during the swearing-in of Lydia Alhassan, the newly elected […]Read More
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ROPAL committee meets to work out modalities

The committee to work out the modalities for the implementation of the Representation of the People’s (Amendment) Law (ROPAL) has identified three key actions for a successful roll-out. They are public fora in all regions to solicit inputs into the operationalisation of the law, extension of the consultations to Ghanaians living in the Diaspora and […]Read More
General Politics

Rawlings was misinformed – Volta NDC

The Volta Regional chapter of the National Democratic Congress has described as “factually inaccurate” former President Jerry Rawlings account of an attack on one Edem Tekpli who is believed to be an associate of a parliamentary aspirant of the NDC, at Ho Thursday dawn. The former President while condemning violence that marred the parliamentary by-election […]Read More
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Emile Short, 2 others to probe Ayawaso violence

Government has established a three-member commission to inquire into the violence that marred last Thursday’s by-election in the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency in Accra. Former Commissioner for the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Francis Emile Short, chairs the Commission which also includes law professor, Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu and former Read More
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Lydia Alhassan visits Ayawaso victims

The Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Ms Lydia Alhassan, on Wednesday, 6 February 2019, visited the members of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) who suffered gunshot wounds during the 31 January 2019 by-election which she won. She presented an undisclosed amount of cash to the victims and prayed for their speedy […]Read More
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NDC girls storm court for Mahama girl

Some former appointees of the erstwhile John Mahama administration besieged the new court complex yesterday to show solidarity for the former Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance & Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu, who has been charged with stealing state funds. Former Attorney General, Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, former First Read More
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John Boadu gets top post

General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has been elected Vice Chairman of the Democrat Union of Africa. The election was held on Tuesday,  February 5, 2019 in Accra during DUA’s 2019 Conference which took place at the Labadi Beach Hotel. DUA is the African Chapter of the International Democrat Union (IDU) […]Read More
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Bernard Mornah’s group clashes with police

The Ghana Police Service and the Inter-Party Coalition For National Sovereignty are in a standoff on the routes for the latter’s demonstration on Thursday, February 6. Though the police have given permission for the demonstration, they have raised some “security” concerns about the routes the Coalition intends to use: the Obra Spot – Farisco traffic […]Read More