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President Mills to pick nomination form

President John Evans Atta Mills will on Thursday May 5, 2011 pick up his nomination form to contest the flag bearer slot of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the Party’s headquarters. A statement issued by a group called “Get Atta Mills Endorsed (GAME)” signed by its spokesperson, Barbara …

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NMC calls on media to balance political reportage

The National Media Commission on Wednesday urged the State media to “lift themselves above the political divide and politicisation of news” as the country approached critical elections in 2012. It said the media should rather display longstanding professional values of accuracy, fairness, objectivity and equity to “enrich and protect” the …

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I want to bring NDC back on track – Nana Konadu

Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, Former First Lady on Wednesday launched a campaign in Accra to contest the flag-bearership slot of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for Election 2012. Nana Konadu who described herself as a visionary leader said her decision to contest a sitting President was to bring the NDC back …

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Nana Konadu’s actions worrying – NDC group

The Northern Regional Cadres of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has described the actions of Former first lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings to contest the sitting President as worrying, since it can divide the party. It said such actions will also weaken the unified effort of the party to maintain …

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CPP leading figures must contest for Parliamentary seats – Samia Nkrumah

Aspiring National Chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Ms Samia Yaba Nkrumah, on Tuesday challenged leading party personalities to demonstrate their political muscle by contesting for parliamentary seats in Election 2012. “It is a fact that since 2000 our share of total votes cast in successive general elections has …

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Nana Konadu picks nomination form

Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings on Tuesday picked the nomination form to contest the flag bearer position of National Democratic Congress (NDC) for Election 2012. The party has fixed July 8-10 as the date for the National Delegates’ Congress in the Brong-Ahafo Regional capital, Sunyani, to elect a …

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French Embassy to organise workshop for newly elected assembly members

The French Embassy would organise a workshop for 850 newly elected assembly members in the 17 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the Western Region, to educate them on their responsibilities and basic mandate. The workshop, which would be supported by the United States Agency for International Development would also …

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NPP pledges “fair hearing” for aggrieved candidates in primaries

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Tuesday assured all aggrieved candidates in last weekend’s parliamentary primaries that their complaints would be looked into by the party. “A fair hearing will be given anybody aggrieved from the process,” Mr Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, General Secretary, said. “We ask for calm whilst the …

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Two new districts to be created for Jirapa, Nandom soon

Dr Francis Dakurah Bawaana, the Member of Parliament for Jirapa, has told his constituents that very soon the government would create a new district from the Jirapa District and it would be known as Jirapa East District. Similarly, a new district would be formed out of the Lawra District for …

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NDC Youth Organiser calls for peace within the party

The Central Regional Youth Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Ato Amoah, has called for calm within the party. “We the youth in the Central Region appeal to all members of the party engulfed in the impasse to bury the hatchet for peace to prevail,” Mr Amoah pleaded. …

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