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CPP seeks Nkrumah’s forgiveness on his 111th birthday

Emotions swept the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Mausoleum in Accra on Monday, when the leadership of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), tearfully prayed for absolution on tomb of their ancestor on his 111th anniversary. Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, Presidential Candidate of the CPP, CPP Chair Leader Nana Akosua Sarpong Kumankumah, First …

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Exorbitant filing fees meant to weed out ‘frivolous aspirants’ – Dr. Jonah

Dr Kwesi Jonah, a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has waded into the debate over the GHc100, 000 filing fees being charged by the Electoral Commission (EC) from Presidential aspirants wishing to contest this year’s elections. He alluded that the EC pegged the filing fees …

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NDC will prioritize welfare of the aged – Prof Opoku-Agyemang

In the quest to promote the welfare of the aged, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Vice Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has given the assurance that the welfare of the elderly will be prioritized by the next NDC administration. “The welfare of our senior citizens is critical to …

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Akufo-Addo’s sterling leadership saved Ghana from COVID-19 pandemic – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has attributed Ghana’s success story so far in the COVID-19 fight to the sterling leadership of President Akufo-Addo. While commending all the agencies, departments, and organisations that collaborated in fighting the pandemic at an appraisal ceremony of the National Security Operation COVID-19 Safety Taskforce in …

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Provide sources of funding for electoral promises – politicians told

Dr Ama Pokuaa Fenny, a Research Fellow, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), has expressed concerns about the failure of politicians and political parties to provide clear strategies and direction for financing their manifesto promises. She, therefore, asked Ghanaians not to vote for political parties or politicians based …

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We will hand over mission schools on condition – Prof Opoku-Agyemang

Discussions on reverting mission schools to the Missions will be re-opened if the National Democratic Congress (NDC) returns to government, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Vice Presidential Candidate of the NDC has said. According to her, although the previous NDC administration was prepared to hand over the mission schools, the discussions …

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EC should generate future voters register from NIA – Attorney-General

Ms Gloria A. Akufo, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General, has asked the Electoral Commission (EC) to consider the usage of data from the National Identity Register owned by the National Identification Authority (NIA) for future voters register. She said that would not only save the country some money but also …

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Ghana EC sets filing fees at GH¢100,000 for presidential candidates

Candidates seeking to contest the 2020 presidential elections in Ghana will have to pay a hefty GH¢100,000 filing fee, the Electoral Commission (EC) has announced. The EC has set aside five days for the filing of nomination by Presidential and Parliamentary candidates who want to contest the 2020 general election. …

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Naana Jane is a game-changer – Nana Nketsia

Nana Kobina Nketsia V, Paramount Chief of the Essikado Traditional Area has described Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Vice Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as a game changer in the country’s political environment. Also describing her as an honest person, Nana Nketsia believed her involvement as Running Mate …

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Some 600 NDC members defect in Krachi East

About 600 members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Krachi East Constituency of the Oti Region have defected to the New Patriotic Party, barely three months to the general election. The defectors mainly youth activists of the party are said to be dissatisfied with the former President …

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