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NDC’s fortunes for 2012 are bright in Upper East Region – Minister

The fortunes of the National Democratic (NDC) party in the 2012 general elections are bright, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mr Martin Amidu, has observed. He said in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on Saturday after touring the Upper East Region to express appreciation on behalf …

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No female candidate got elected in Jomoro Assembly elections

The expectations of Women Advocacy Groups in the country, to have more women representation in the district Assembly, did not materialise in the Jomoro district, as no woman won a seat during the District Assembly Election, held in December, last year. A survey conducted by the Ghana News Agency in …

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NPP aspirants to pay GH¢16,000

It is now set that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will hold its parliamen­tary primaries to select candidates for the 2011 elections on April 30, 2011. All aspirants from constituencies where there are sitting NPP members of Parliament (MPs) will pay a total sum of GH¢16,000 while those in orphaned …

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President Mills interacts with Diplomatic Community in Ghana

President John Evans Atta Mills, noting the repercussions of the Ivorian crisis on African democracies, has repeated Ghana’s position of non-interference in the internal matters of sister African countries. He made it clear that Ghana’s stance had been misrepresented in certain quarters, and it was untrue that Ghana was taking …

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Low voter turn out at the just ended District Level Elections

Of the 1,121,748 registered voters expected to cast their ballots in the District Level Elections in the Central Region, only 405,754 people representing 36.1 per cent voted. This shows a decline of 2.6 per cent compared to the 38.7 per cent voter turn out in the 2006 elections. Mr Samuel …

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NDC Chairman urges appointees to be focused

Alhaji Awal Aziz, Kwabre East Constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has welcomed the recent cabinet reshuffle and removal of some Municipal and District Chief Executives (DCEs) as a wake-up call to all appointees to be up and doing. He said it was important that government appointees become …

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Gov’t has laid solid foundation for economic take- off – Minister

Mr Joseph Amenowode, Chairman of the Conference of Regional Ministers, on Wednesday noted that despite the challenges confronting the Government, it was able to lay a solid foundation for the economic take-off of the country. “We have witnessed tremendous growth in various sectors of our economy, as recently stated in …

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Mills government would avoid reckless policies – DCE

The District Chief Executive for Lower Manya Krobo, Mr Isaac Tetteh Agbo has reiterated that President John Evans Atta Mills’s government would never undertake programmes and policies that would not benefit Ghanaians. Mr Agbo made this known at a get-together organized for the Constituency and ward executives of the party …

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Parliament constitutes committee to probe flawed district level elections

Parliament reconvened prematurely Tuesday and approved a motion to constitute an ad-hoc committee to probe the just-ended District Level Elections organized by the Electoral Commission (EC). The House which rose December 23, 2010 and was to reconvene January 25, 2011, was recalled in accordance with Article 122 of the 1992 …

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Court adjourns Bawku Central MP’s case to January 25

The case in which Adamu Daramani, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central is being tried for triple nationality was on Monday adjourned to January 25. This was because Mr Rexford Wiredu, a Principal State Attorney, was indisposed. A State Attorney, Richard Addo-Larbi informed the court that the substantive prosecutor …

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