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Former PBC MD to contest NPP Seat

A former Managing Director of the Produce Buying Company (PBC), Mr Anthony Osei Boakye, has filed his nomination to contest the Atwima-Nwabiagya parliamentary seat on the ticket of New Patriotic Party (NPP). His goal is to unite the party and work hard to significantly increase the party’s share of votes …

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Govt debunks report on over-bloated appointment to District Assemblies

Government has debunked media reports that its appointment to the District Assemblies has been over-bloated ostensibly to give advantage to Government. A statement signed by Mr Samuel Ofusu-Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, copied to GNA on Monday, reminded Ghanaians that Article 242 of the 1992 Constitution has …

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Ghana’s political culture unfriendly to women- Audrey Gadzakpo

Dr Audrey Gadzekpo, a Senior Lecturer at the School of Communication Studies, on Tuesday said Ghana’s political culture was as a major factor that deterred women from politics. “Late night meetings and insults which have characterized politics in the country are disenabling to women”, she said. Dr Gadzekpo made these …

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3 women to contest NPP Primaries in Volta Region

Only three women are among a total of 37 contestants who have filed to contest the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries in 20 out of the 22 constituencies in the Volta Region in preparation for the 2012 general elections. Mr George Kofi Boateng, NPP Volta Regional Secretary, speaking to the …

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Reschedule CPP National Delegates Congress to July – Prof Delle

Professor Edmund Nminyem Delle, former National Chairman of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) at the weekend called for postponement of the party’s April 30, 2011 National Delegates Congress  to either June or the end of July. “It is practically impossible to organize ward, constituency and regional conferences to elect executives …

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Lack of unity and transparency affecting CPP – Samia Nkrumah

Ms. Samia Nkrumah, aspiring Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has identified lack of unity, transparency, honesty and sincerity on the part of the CPP leadership, as the major stumbling block affecting the party. Ms. Nkrumah made the observation, when she addressed the Party’s Executive members, drawn from the …

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Pastor appeals to politicians to be careful in utterances

The Rev Osei Kwabena Nkrahene, Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church at Community Five in Tema, on Sunday reminded Ghanaians that the peace and stability the nation was enjoying was by God’s grace. “God has been gracious and merciful unto us as a people and for that matter we …

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NDC founding members in Central Region cry for recognition

Founding Members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Region, have appealed to the National Executive to amend the party’s constitution to give them recognition and vital roles to play. At a meeting in Winneba in the Efutu Municipality of the Central Region, the founders said it was …

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Majority Leader asks Parliament to sustain national peace

The debate on President John Evans Atta Mills State of the Nation address in Parliament, ended on Friday with the caution to members not to take the peace Ghana is enjoying for granted. Mr Cletus Avoka, Majority Leader, in his concluding statement on the debate on the theme: “Raising Ghana …

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