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Ejisu-Juaben Assembly fails to elect Presiding Member

The election of Presiding Member (PM) by the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly, has for the second time ended in a stalemate. Three rounds of voting and intense lobbying failed to produce a winner with none of the two contestants polling the required two-thirds majority votes. Mr Nicholas Owusu-Sekyere, immediate past Presiding …

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Election of KMA’s presiding member deadlocked

The 157-member Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) had for the second time in nine days failed to elect its Presiding Member. Two rounds of voting on Thursday could not produce a winner with none of the three contestants, Nana Kofi Senya, Nana Owusu Apeasa II and Mr Michael Adusei polling the …

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NPP vets parliamentary aspirants from Saturday, March 26

Vetting of Parliamentary aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) would be held simultaneously across the country from Saturday, March 26 to Tuesday, March 29. A statement issued in Accra on Wednesday by Mr Jake Otanka Obetsebi-Lamptey, National Chairman of NPP said all aspiring candidates must subject themselves to the …

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AMA fails to elect Presiding Member for the third time

There was a huge confusion at the Old Parliament House in Accra on Wednesday when the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) postponed the election of a Presiding Member (PM) for the third time. The announcement by AMA’s Public Relations Officer, Numo Blafo III, that he had received “instructions from above” to …

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NPP will find it difficult to wrest power in 2012 if – MP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will find it difficult to wrest power from the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2012 if the NPP faithful do not put aside their personal interests, Mr Maxwell Kofi Jumah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Asokwa, has said. He said the NPP was far …

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DCE cautions public officials against thwarting development programmes

The lackadaisical attitude of some government official towards the implementation of policies and programmes of governments was inhibiting the development of the country, Mr. Clement Benin, Lambussie/Karni District Chief Executive, has observed. He said: “The let-us-wait on the fence till our political party wins power for us to put in …

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President nominates MCE for Sekondi-Takoradi

President John Evans Atta-Mills has nominated Captain Anthony R. Cudjoe (Rtd) as the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) for the Sekondi-Takoradi. He would be replacing Mr. Kobina Pra Annan. The nomination is in line with Section 243 (1) of the 1992 Constitution and Act 462 Section 20(1) of the Local Government …

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NDC youth urges former MCE to stop challenging President Mills

Mr. Kobina Pra Annan, former Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has been asked to stop challenging President John Evans Atta Mills for removing him from office. Mr. Joseph Adjei, spokesperson for a group calling itself National Democratic Congress (NDC) Concerned Youth in the Metropolis, made the call at a press …

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CPP must be resolute for Elections 2012 – Prof Delle

Professor Edmund Delle, former National Chairman of the Convention People’s Party, (CPP) at the weekend called on Nkrumaists to be resolute and defend the principles and tenets of Nkrumahism in the face of daunting challenges. He said: “The daunting challenges facing the party are the works of reactionary forces that …

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MP dragged to Privileges Committee for calling colleagues womanizers

The Member of Parliament for Afram Plains North, Mr Emmanuel Aboagye Didieye was on Friday hauled to the Privileges Committee of the House for his claim that suggested that 80 per cent of his colleagues are womanisers. Mr Aboagye, National Democratic Congress Legislator allegedly made the comment on Adom FM. …

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