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Filing of nomination forms to close today

Presidential and Parliamentary aspirants have up to the close of today, Friday September 30, to submit their to the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana. The EC on September 13 opened nominations for all registered political parties and independent aspirants to pick nomination forms ahead of the December 7 polls. Today marks the deadline and they have up to 5pm to …

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Mahama’s advert in Daily Guide apt – Obiri Boahen

Given that the rationale behind the establishment of the Daily Guide – a newspaper owned by the acting Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, and his wife, Gina – is to make profit, it cannot be wrong that the paper is carrying an advert of President John Dramani Mahama ahead of the December 7 presidential elections, Nana …

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Akufo-Addo’s one-to-one promises century’s joke – Ayariga

New Patriotic Party (NPP) flag bearer Nana Akufo-Addo does not have the capacity to manage Ghana, flag bearer of the All People’s Congress Hassan Ayariga has said, describing the three-time flag bearer’s campaign promises as a joke. Mr Ayariga believes Nana Akufo-Addo is not the best man for Ghana. At an event to introduce his running mate on Saturday, 24 …

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Examine 2016 manifestos critically – Nduom to Ghanaians

The Flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party, (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, says successive governments have under-performed largely because Ghanaians have failed to critically and objectively examine manifestos of political parties after they win elections. Speaking at the Spiritan University at Ejisu in the Ashanti Region, the PPP Flagbearer was of the view that, the lack of objective examination and …

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We must save Ghana from John Mahama – Nana Addo

2016 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to Ghanaians to save the country from the despondency, hardships, rising cost of living, widespread cases of corruption and record levels of unemployment currently prevailing in the country by voting out President John Mahama in this year’s elections. According to Nana Akufo-Addo, the continued stay …

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Founder’s Day a ‘propaganda’ – Prof Ocquaye

Even though Founder’s Day is supposed to be a happy moment for reflection and celebration of Ghana’s history, former Deputy Speaker of Parliament Prof. Mike Oquaye has said that he feels rather dejected by it. For him, the annual celebration of the day only makes him depressed because the history of the country has been distorted in order to favour …

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Change your voting pattern in 2016 election – Akufo-Addo

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed to residents of Obom/Domeabra, in the Greater Accra region, to change their voting pattern and vote for the NPP in this year’s elections. With a deplorable road network, lack of potable drinking water, no access to electricity in most of the villages, high levels of …

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NDC rejoiced over Mills’ death – Nduom

The flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has accused members of the ruling NDC of rejoicing at the demise of the late President John Mills. According to him, although some NDC members pretend to be hurt by his death, many of their leaders believe that his death paved way for them to retain the presidency …

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Mahama needs $24bn to implement 75% of manifesto promises – IMANI

Policy Think Tank IMANI Africa, has stated that the next Mahama-led administration – if given the nod in the upcoming elections – will need an amount of $24 billion to implement 75 percent of the promises contained in the party’s manifesto. President John Mahama outlining the party’s manifesto for the next four years at the Banquet Hall on Tuesday stated …

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NDC Launches Manifesto Saturday

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has confirmed that it will finally launch its manifesto on Saturday, September 17, 2016. The event will be held in Sunyani, the Brong-Ahafo regional capital, and will be preceded by what the party says is “a presentation of the highlights” of the manifesto at the Banquet Hall, Accra, this evening by the party’s presidential candidate, …

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