Day: March 1, 2020

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NDC will stop EC from compiling new voters’ register – George Opare Addo

The National Youth Organizer of the main Opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC), George Opare Addo has said compiling a new voters’ register is not reasonable hence it will be a waste of taxpayers money. The Commission in the communique indicated IPAC has concluded on a new voters’ register after ‘an exhaustive deliberation’. However, the […]

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Manhyia North: Who Gets The Nod… Amankwah Or Konadu?

The Manhyia North Constituency was carved out of the then Manhyia Constituency in the run-up to the 2012 election. Since 1996, the Manhyia seat has always been won by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and could best be described as one of the safest seats for the party in the region. As such, the primaries […]

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Local universities urged to overhaul curricula

A former Director of the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS) at the University of Ghana, Professor Chris Gordon, has called on universities in the country to take immediate steps to overhaul their curricula and make them more relevant to contemporary development needs. He said the courses should be designed to promote personalised learning, […]

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Sogakope South assembly member killed by unknown assailants

Some youth in Sogakope on Sunday blocked the main road from the town to Accra in protest against the alleged murder of the assembly member of Sogakope South, Mr Mawutor Adzahli. The situation left a long queue of vehicles behind both ends of the Sogakope bridge for more than four hours. While attempts were being […]

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NPP primaries: More petitions hit Western region as vetting begins

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Western Region is to begin the vetting of some twenty-eight (28) parliamentary aspirants from thirteen (13) constituencies today. Ahead of the vetting, the party has so far received more than four petitions with some coming from the Ahanta West, Kwesimintsim and Effia constituencies. Western Regional Chairman of […]

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Evil! ‘somebody had the audacity to record Akufo-Addo in his office’ – Duncan-Williams

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams has revealed that “somebody” had the temerity to secretly record President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his office at the Jubilee House; a situation, which the man of God said, has compelled the security team at the presidency, to stop all mobile phones from entering the President’s office. The founder of Action Chapel International (ACI) made […]

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Kennedy Agyapong’s days as MP numbered after 20-years in parliament

Some supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) yesterday, held a massive demonstration against the Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), insisting he must relinquish the seat to a new person after 20 years in office. Marching in the streets of Assin Fosu in the Central region, the protesters were emphatic, Kennedy Agyapong has not […]

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You’re shameless, cheap to take GETfund cash – Ken Agyapong fires his ‘baby mama’

Outspoken Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central constituency, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has described his colleague legislators who benefited from Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETfund) scholarships including Sarah Adwoa Safo as shameless and cheap “Is Adwoa Safo claiming that she can’t afford GHC22,000, it’s a shame…Adwoa is so industrious, she is into several businesses, her father [and] […]

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NPP, NDC politics sharply dividing country – NPP communicator

A communicator of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Francis Annom Boateng affectionately called Fransoa, says the political antagonism between the two major political parties in the country, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), if left unchecked could wreak havoc in the future. Francis Annom Boateng stressed that , not […]

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‘Adongo’s ignorant, anaemic FX analysis fatally misleading’– TESCON president

The President of TESCON, Matin Abdallah, has described as sub-standard Bolgatanga Central MP, Isaac Adongo’s recent analysis of Ghana’s foreign exchange regime. Responding to Mr Adongo’s recent attacks on Vice-President Dr Mahamhudu Bawumia that his FX analysis of the Ghanaian economy was “wack”, Mr Abdallah said: “Hon Adongo engaged in ignorant effusions, shabby analysis, wobbly […]

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