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Desist from skirt and blouse voting – Parliamentary Candidate

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Constituency, Mr Alfred Obeng Boateng has advised his constituents to refrain from “skirt and blouse” voting in the December polls. According to him, ‘Skirt and blouse’ which means a voter may vote for a Presidential Candidate in one party and vote for a different Parliamentary Candidate also in another party or vice versa would not …

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CBG to support the growth of SMEs with new SME series

As part of its commitment to support Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) is set to engage SMEs with its maiden programme ‘CBG SME Adesua Series’. ‘Adesua’ means learning in the Twi dialect. The virtual event is aimed at empowering SMEs through insightful activities that will enable them to thrive during and beyond the COVID-19 …

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Coronavirus: Additional monetary stimulus may pose high risks to financial stability – IMF

Kristalina Georgieva, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, has said in her opening remarks during a forum on ‘New Policy Frameworks for a Lower-for-Longer World’ last week that while new frameworks and tools may speed economic recovery, additional monetary stimulus may pose important risks to financial stability. She said the traditional approach is to deploy financial regulation and macroprudential …

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Akufo-Addo showed excellent leadership in tackling effect of coronavirus on economy – BoG Boss

Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) Dr Ernest Addison has said the government was very swift in its response to the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on the local economy. He said also that president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo provided excellent leadership by rising up to the challenge that the Pandemic had brought to the economy. Dr Addison explained that the government decided to do …

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Legacy of Rawlings made us proud of ourselves – Volta Diaspora Caucus

The Volta Diaspora Caucus, in the Greater Accra Region, on Sunday said former President Jerry John Rawlings, who was a “Voltarian” left a legacy that the ethnic group is proud of. Madam Dzifa Aku Attivor, the National Coordinator of the Volta Diaspora Caucus, said this at a durbar organised by the Caucus in Accra, dubbed: “Celebration of Life”, to honour …

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A total of 57 to battle for 18 constituencies in Northern Region

A total of 57 Parliamentary Candidates are set to contest this year’s elections in the Northern Region to represent the 18 constituencies in the eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic. Out of the 57 candidates, four of them are running independent, while the rest are contesting on the tickets of nine political parties; New Patriotic Party (NPP), National Democratic Congress (NDC), All People’s Congress …

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Akufo-Addo can only boast of toilets and free SHS; Mahama built the nation – NDC MP

The Akan constituency Member of Parliament in the Oti region, Hon. Abdul Aziz Muniru, gave a profound judgement between the two main presidential contenders in the December general polls stating that the NDC’s John Mahama will surely win the presidential polls because with meagre resources he ‘built the nation’ while the New Patriotic Party used huge resources to build toilets and badly …

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NDC has already won the 2020 Elections – MP

Member of Parliament for Akan constituency in the Oti region, Hon. Abdul Aziz Muniru has believed that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has already won the upcoming general elections because of the unprecedented level of corruption under Akufo-Addo and the failure of the NPP administration to perform despite the huge loans the government borrowed. Hon. Muniru was speaking to Joy News recently when …

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Sorry I led a charge to remove you for a mother serpent of corruption – A Plus to Mahama

Social Commentator and General Manager for Class Media Group, Kwame A Plus has apologized to the former President of Ghana leading a charge in 2016 to take him out of power. According to him, in 2016 he was of the belief that Akufo-Addo will do better than John Mahama was doing. However, he has been proven wrong by Akufo-Addo and …

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Old Tafo Municipality constitutes Inter-Party Dialogue Committee

Residents of Old Tafo, one of the designated hotspots in the Ashanti Region, have been cautioned to strive to conform to the norms relating to partisan political activities. Mr. Fred Obeng Owusu, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), said: “It is the responsibility of all and sundry to respect the ‘rules of political engagements’ as Ghana goes to the polls on …

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