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EC to proceed with compilation of new voters’ register

The Electoral Commission Tuesday said it has not abandoned its plan to compile a new voters register for the 2020 General Election. However, it will in due course announce a new date for the exercise in line with the ban against public gathering announced by the President on Sunday night. In a statement issued by Public Relations outfit of the …

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Akufo-Addo has been negligent in handling COVID-19 – Sammy Gyamfi

National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has urged Ghanaians to take precautionary measures to curtail the spread of coronavirus in the country. According to him, it’s the responsibility of all Ghanaians to be each other’s keeper in stifling the pandemic. “Folks, we need to be serious with our handling of the COVID-19 pandemic before …

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NDC calls for immediate and drastic reduction of fuel prices

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) as a matter of urgency is demanding an immediate and drastic reduction of minimum 20% in the pump prices of fuel from the ruling NPP government. In a statement signed by the communication Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, he stated that; “the declining prices of crude oil on the international market, coupled with the artificial stability the …

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Ghanaian women have moved from an era where women couldn’t own bank accounts, lands etc – Konadu Rawlings

Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings says women have progressed in terms of gender equality in Ghana. In the 70s Ghanaian women had to rely on men to even open bank accounts or even own lands, gender inequality was a cultural worry. As the world marks International Women’s Day today the Former First Lady says Ghana has made massive …

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Philip Addison disqualified from contesting Akuapem North seat

Lawyer Philip Addison has been disqualified from contesting the Akuapem North seat on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). Addison, who rose to fame during the 2012 election petition hearing at the Supreme Court, was hoping to unseat incumbent and deputy Minister for Information Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah Adjei. Addison, who lost the Korle Klottey seat in …

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Mahama’s track record stinks like ‘borla’ – Chairman Wontumi

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party has served notice to former President Mahama never to compare his track record in office to that of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Mr. Bernard Antwi-Boasiako stated that the record of President Akufo-Addo towers over that of former President Mahama and for that reason, would be suicidal for the latter to ignite such a …

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Speaker’s threat to parliamentary press wrong – Essilfie-Conduah

Journalism Professor Nana Essilfie-Conduah says the Speaker of Parliament erred with his threat to withdraw the accreditation for journalists in Parliament for failing to cover a debate in the House. Journalists in the House on Tuesday stepped out of the chamber following the decision by the Minority to abstain from the debate on the address in line with their earlier …

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Akufo-Addo, NPP National Executives abandon presidential advisor’s funeral

The funeral of Tommy Amematekpor, one of the biggest names in the New Patriotic Party (NPP), as far as the Volta region was concerned, recorded a sorry spectacle over the weekend, as senior party members, failed to attend and accord him the expected burial that the NPP is known for. Many of the known faces, including President Akufo-Addo, National Chairman, …

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The dangerous games of the Electoral Commission – IMANI Africa’s report

The EC has blatantly and consistently lied about the true facts of the current biometric system and its ongoing effort to procure a new one. The EC’s claims that it will cost just $56 million to procure a new system whilst the cost of refreshing and maintaining the existing one would cost $74 million are dangerous untruths. A sham tender …

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Akufo-Addo delivered the ‘State of Another Nation’ address – Asiedu Nketia

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia says President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday, February 20, 2020, delivered the State of Nation address of a different country other than Ghana. According to him during the delivery, he was convinced that the President was living in another country and talked about their state other than …

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