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Political parties should educate followers on policies and programmes – MP

The Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, Mr Francis Kojo Arthur has urged political parties to educate their followers on their policies and programmes to enable them to speak on tangible issues when the need arises. He pointed out that because the followers were not conversant with the policies of …

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NDC executives protest against Agona East DCE

The Agona East Constituency Executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have expressed concern about what they claimed was “divide and rule tactics” being adopted by the District Chief Executive, Mr Martin Luther Obeng. They said if Mr Obeng continued with it “it could spell the doom of the NDC …

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Brong Ahafo local assembly chief executives hold conference

Municipal/District Chief Executives (M/DCEs) in the Brong-Ahafo Region have affirmed their resolve to partner the private sector for job creation to improve the socio-economic well-being of the people. The M/DCEs made the affirmation during a familiarization tour at the plant site of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) Ahafo Mine at …

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IEA slams NPP for “abuse” of incumbency in Elections 2008

The Institute of Economic Affairs – Ghana (IEA), a public policy think-tank, has slammed the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for abuse of incumbency in Elections 2008 as the then ruling party. “The most flagrant abuses involve the use of state vehicles, state security apparatuses, state officials, state venues and paraphernalia, …

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NPP TESCON angry with party leadership

Executives of the Tertiary Education Students Conference (TESCON) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the three northern regions have expressed displeasure about “the current behavior of the party leadership.” The Upper East, Upper West and Northern regions’ chapters of TESCON alleged that for the past three years leadership of …

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Local government system cannot flourish on dysfunctional substructures – Director

Mr. Dennis M. Bayuo, a Deputy District Coordinating Director at the Nadowli District Assembly has said that local government system would not thrive in Ghana if the substructures were not given the needed support to function properly. He said it had been established that since the inception of the 1992 …

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Akufo-Addo says he will fight corruption

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), on Tuesday said if elected President of Ghana, he would sharpen capacities of all anti-corruption institutions for a passionate drive against corruption in the country. The NPP flagbearer said he would be the pivot to give direction to that …

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Ghana must avoid election-related violence – WANEP

The West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP-Ghana) has cautioned the country to take immediate measures to pick up early warning signals of election-related violence to ensure that the country was not plunged into violent conflicts. It has therefore called on stakeholders particularly the security agencies and the government to …

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Biometric registration begins by end of the year

Biometric registration of voters is expected to begin by the end of the year, Mr David Oppong Kyekyeiku, District Electoral Officer for the Essikadu-Ketan Sub-Metropolitan Area, said on Tuesday. Mr Oppong Kyekyeku said this during the election of Chairmen for the Essikado-Ketan and Sekondi Sub-Metropolitan District Councils at Sekondi. He …

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DFP debunks purported defection of some members to NPP

The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), has debunked claims that some Regional Chairmen of the party had defected to the New Patriotic Party (NPP). A statement signed by Mr Osei Piesie-Anto, National Organiser of the DFP and copied to Ghana News Agency, said those people, …

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