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Ghana Election 2020: 12 parties, three independent presidential aspirants download nomination forms

Twelve political parties and three independent aspirants have so far downloaded nomination forms to contest the 2020 Presidential Election. A source at the Electoral Commission (EC) said after a meeting on Friday afternoon, eight political parties, including the National Democratic Congress, New Patriotic Party and Ghana Union Movement indicated their …

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Rawlings urges Ghana EC to ensure integrity of 2020 elections

Former President Jerry John Rawlings, has called on the National Electoral Commission (EC) to uphold the sanctity and integrity of the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. That, he said, could be done by cleaning up the register following recent reports of missing names and other challenges during the exhibition. An …

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Hassan Ayariga outdoors Running Mate, launches APC 2020 Manifesto

Dr Haassan Ayariga, Founder, and flagbearer of All People’s Congress (APC), one of the political parties contesting in Ghana’s 2020 elections, has announced Mr Frank Yaw Kuadey, an Accountant, as his running mate; and launched the party’s 2020 manifesto, in Accra. He said Mr Kuadey is a married man, with …

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I’ve been truthful to Ghanaians – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said he has been truthful to Ghanaians in delivering on his 2016 Campaign Promises and thus deserves another term to do greater works towards sustainable national development. The President said more than 80 percent of his promises, including the Free SHS policy, had been fulfilled. He …

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Engaging Mahama in debate is not necessary – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says it would not be necessary for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to engage in a Presidential debate with the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Flagbearer, Mr John Dramani Mahama, ahead of the December 7 General Election. He said though a debate would be interesting, “it …

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Government won’t negotiate with secessionists – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has asked Ghanaians to support the security agencies with intelligence to help suppress the secessionist attacks in the Volta Region. He said it was inappropriate for a government to negotiate with a group, which resorted to criminal activities in the name of claiming succession. Dr …

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Mr David Apasera elected as Flagbearer of PNC

Mr David Apasera was on Wednesday elected as the Flagbearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC) ahead of the December elections. The newly elected Flagbearer won with 1315 votes followed by Mr Sampson Asaki Awingobit with 789 votes and Reverend Samuel Agyei polling 465 votes. The party also elected the …

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Reject NPP members contesting as independent parliamentary candidates – Akufo-Addo

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) should be wary of dissident members contesting as independent parliamentary candidates in the December elections, as that could sabotage the party, President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cautioned. “The rank and file of the Party should resolve to reject dissident members contesting as independent candidates,” …

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I will target three parliamentary seats in each region – Awingobit

Mr Samson Asaki Awingobit, a flagbearer aspirant of the People’s National Convention (PNC), has said the Party will focus on winning three parliamentary seats in each region in the December General Election if given the nod as the PNC presidential candidate at congress. He said that target was strategic and …

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Government has spent GH¢27b to implement social interventions – Bawumia 

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the Akufo-Addo-led government has spent GH¢27 billion on the implementation of key social interventions since assuming office in 2017. These programmes included the roll-out of the Free Senior High School policy, restoration of the teacher/nursing trainee allowances, the Nation Builders Corps, and …

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