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Murder of Mfantseman MP:  NDC suspends campaign

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has suspended its campaign in the Mfantseman constituency to commiserate with the Mew Patriotic Party (NPP) following the death of Mr Ekow Quansah Hayford, the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Area. The party in a statement issued and signed jointly by Mr Fred Budu …

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Lartey, Gane file nomination for December elections

Mr Henry Lartey, the flagbearer of the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) and Mr Marricke Kofi Gane, an Independent Presidential Aspirant, on Thursday filed nominations for the December General Election. The two aspirants commended the leadership of the Electoral Commission for the ‘smooth filing process and expressed the hope that …

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Presidential Aspirants of NDC and PPP file nominations

Flagbearers of two political parties today filed their nominations at the Electoral Commission to contest in the December 7, 2020 polls. Madam Brigitte Dzogbenuku, the Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) personally filed her nomination while Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress …

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MPs complain about filing of nominations with provisional voters’ register

Members of Parliament (MPs) have raised concern about the use of the provisional voters’ register by the Electoral Commission (EC) to file nomination of candidates in the next general elections. It is about two months to the polls, and both the Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu and …

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I don’t want to be a president elected by deceit – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday said he wants to win the December Presidential polls on merit and not through an election that did not reflect the will of Ghanaians. “I am not interested in any crooked results and I do not want to be a President elected by deceit,” …

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Court throws out case against Gender Minister over Voter ID Card

The Agona Swedru Magistrate’s Court has thrown out a case filed to challenge the eligibility of Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection over her voter’s Identification card. She used a house at Wawase, a suburb of Agona Swedru to register in the recent EC’s mass …

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NDC promises to halt sale of fertilizer to cocoa farmers

The former President Mr John Dramani Mahama, flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has promised to halt the sale of fertilizer to cocoa farmers. He said if NDC is voted into power come December 7, 2020, his administration would revert to the free fertilizer programme for cocoa farmers …

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Amewu will only go to heaven, not Parliament – Asiedu Nketia

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General-Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has described Mr John-Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy and Parliamentary Candidate as a good man who was in the wrong political party. “I know Amewu very well and he is from this town, but whatever good he has done …

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Akufo-Addo files nomination to contest 2020 election

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday will file his presidential nomination forms at the Electoral Commission on Tuesday to contest the December 7, 2020 elections. He was acclaimed the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in June after he emerged as the only personality to file for the …

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Ghana Parliament to sit from October 6 to November 6 ahead of December elections  

Parliament is scheduled to sit from Tuesday, 6th October to 6th November, 2020, earlier than previous schedules, to enable Members to go back and engage their constituents in full campaigning ahead of the December elections. The meeting, expected to last four weeks, is the Third Meeting of the Fourth Session …

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