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Meeting with President was cordial and frank – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has described his meeting with President John Evans Atta Mills as cordial and frank but refused to give details of discussions which lasted close to two hours. When asked by Castle correspondents to comment on the controversial “all die be die” statement by the flag …

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No more factions in NPP – Former Chairman

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) needs discipline, commitment and hard work to secure victory in 2012, Alhaji Abdulai Issahaque, former Upper West Regional Chairman of the party, has said. He said factionalism in the party ended with the election of Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo as Presidential candidate. Alhaji Issahaque called …

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President Mills reshuffles Deputy Ministers

President John Evans Atta Mills on Tuesday reshuffled a number of Deputy Ministers and also made new appointments. A statement signed by Mr James Bebaako Mensah, Secretary to the President, named Mr Aquinas Quansah as Deputy Minister-designate for Local Government and Rural Development as an additional Deputy. It said Mr …

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Political parties urged to pursue civic education

Mrs Judith Fanny Kumah, Director, Literature and Material Development of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called on political parties to place premium on civic education to guarantee national stability. She noted that even though Ghana had chalked remarkable achievements in its democratic dispensation, the country remained polarized. …

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DCE appeals to NDC members to close their ranks

Ms Ophelia Koomson, the Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive, has appealed to National Democratic Congress (NDC) supporters to close their ranks and unite towards retaining power in 2012. “We should guard against petty squabbles and acts that may tear us apart and rather unite to prevent our political opponents from …

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PNC leadership rages as IMC “dissolves” NEC

As the power struggle in the People’s National Convention (PNC) continues, the Interim Management Committee (IMC) announced on Tuesday that the National Executive Committee (NEC) has been “dissolved”. It said all correspondence and other related matters to the party should therefore be addressed to the IMC whose chairman is Mr …

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NPP aspiring MP assured of level playing field

The Eastern Regional Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Samuel Yaw Annor, has assured candidates contesting the party’s parliamentary primaries in the region of a level playing field. April 30th this year has been set for the party’s primaries nationwide to elect parliamentary candidates for the 2012 …

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Political Parties issue recommendations in favour of Women in governance

Four political parties with representation in parliament on Monday asked political parties to develop a Women’s Fund to support women aspirants in parliamentary and presidential elections. This was contained in a statement in Accra by the Institute of Economic Affairs, (IEA) and copied to the Ghana News Agency at the …

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NPP activist appeals to party hierarchy to reduce filing fee

The 2008 Parliamentary Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Ablekuma Central, Mr Robert Sarbah, has called for the reduction of the filing fee for the Party’s parliamentary primaries. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in Accra at the weekend, Mr Sarbah who is also the Greater Regional Vice …

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Violence will not decide 2012 elections- Alhaji Mubarak

Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawasi, has stated that the recent utterances by some leading members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) suggested that the party was dreading its eventual defeat at the 2012 polls. He noted that the Mills’ Administration had worked tirelessly in the …

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