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Confirmed: Betty Mould joins NDC Chairmanship race

The National Chairmanship race of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is thickening as former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Lawyer Betty Mould-Iddrisu has been confirmed as having to lace her boots to contest for the revered position. The decision to throw her hat into the ring follows persistent calls and mounting pressure from some serving Members of Parliament …

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NDC Council of Elders completes secret healing tour

The main opposition NDC has completed a nationwide tour of the party in an attempt to heal itself after a crashing defeat in the 2016 general elections. According to veteran journalist Kweku Baako, the healing tour was done secretly by the party’s Council of Elders. The tour was a key recommendation contained in the Prof Kwesi Botchwey report which investigated …

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You are our only hope for 2020 – NDC Chairmen plead with Mahama

It appears all other contenders in the race for NDC flagbearership in the next round of elections in the country may have to forfeit their ambitions or rather hope for a better chance in subsequent elections beyond the 2020 polls. The only individual among the probable candidates who has not yet made known his intentions; Ex-President John Mahama has received …

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6 Ministers Nana Addo could reshuffle in 2018

It’s been eleven months since the New Patriotic Party (NPP) took office and just like any other new administration, there have been some downsides and disappointments. Nana Addo made it to the news big time during the nomination and vetting of ministers which political analysts have described as one of the largest in the 4th republic. The NPP administration has …

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Pokua Sawyerr joins calls for Ayisi-Boateng’s dismissal

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona East and former Deputy Central Regional Minister, Queenstar Maame Pokuah Sawyerr has added her voice to calls for the President, terminate the appointment Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, George Ayisi Boateng. In an interview on Accra-based Peace FM, the MP insisted that the High Commissioner ought to be dismissed from his post …

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Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister indicted in Ada East DCE polls

President Akufo-Addo’s nominee for District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ada East in the Greater Accra Region, Sarah Dugbakie Pobee, became third time lucky when her nomination received the endorsement of the assembly members after voting ended on Friday, November 3, amidst violence by some vigilante members. At the end of polls, she secured 27 out of 36 valid votes. This …

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Rawlings fires NDC over corruption

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has taken a swipe at his National Democratic Congress (NDC) – which government was removed through the ballot box last year – apparently tagging it as the most corrupt in the history of the country. He told a visiting political delegation from Sierra Leone at his residence in Accra that the current New Patriotic Party …

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I never said ‘NPP is better at managing economy’ – Spio-Garbrah

NDC Presidential candidate hopeful, Ekwow Spio-Gabrah, says a news report that claims he has touted the Nana Akufo-Addo-led NPP government as being better at economic management than the NDC is false. Some news portals have quoted the former Trade Minister under the John Mahama administration as saying, “On the law and order issue, they are very low, on trying to …

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John Mahama will contest in 2020 by hook or crook – NDC MPs

Dialogue and or negotiation is out of the option for some MPs in the National Democratic Congress (NDC), who believe Ex-President John Dramani Mahama is the ideal candidate to lead the party to victory in the 2020 polls and are committed to the core to ensuring that this bidding is realized. These MPs, a total number of 80, called on …

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Political vigilantism: NPP reaping what they sowed – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has observed that the increasing spate of political vigilantism and hooliganism in the country involving foot soldiers of the governing party is as a result of what the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has nurtured its supporters to become. Over the past weeks, aggrieved party supporters in the Northern Region have engaged in lawless acts by …

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