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14 file nominations for NPP primaries

A total of 14 aspirants have reportedly filed nominations to contest the New Patriotic Party (NPP) orphan constituencies’ parliaments primaries in the Central Region. As part of the processes for selecting parliamentary candidates for the 2020 parliamentary elections, the ruling New Patriotic Party opened nominations in the four constituencies that the party does not have Read More
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Nii Noi roots for Lawyer Addison

Private legal practitioner Philip Addison, who is making a second attempt at winning the Klottey Korle parliamentary seat for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 elections, has received a major boost in his bid. A former NPP chairman for the constituency, Nii Noi Nortey, who contested the 2016 elections as an independent candidate, […]Read More
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VRCC to spearhead government flagship programmes

Dr Archibald Y. Lesta, Volta Regional Minister, has said the Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) is determined to ensure that all government flagship policies, programmes and projects including decisions of the Council are successfully implemented. He said “We will continue to play our coordinating and monitoring role effectively and efficiently towards the achievement of Read More
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NPP explains Asawase imposition

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has explained that its decision not to organize a parliamentary election at Asawase is a strategic move to help the party to snatch the Asawase seat in 2020. According to the party, Alhaji Alidu Seidu, the Chief Executive for Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly, is being made to represent the NPP […]Read More
General Politics

Rosewood export: NPP members getting permits despite ban – EIA report

An investigative report by Washington DC-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), is alleging that the Forestry Commission is still issuing permits to members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to export rosewood despite a ban. The report claims undercover investigators discovered that powerful Chinese and Ghanaian traffickers are still harvesting and Read More
General Politics

Our dams are not Guinea fowls that will fly to Burkina – Bawumia

The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has reaffirmed Government’s determination to fulfil the campaign pledge of facilitating year round farming in the northern regions through the construction of dams under the ‘One Village One Dam’ programme. According to Vice President Bawumia, government will complete ongoing construction works for these dams, to Read More