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Kperisi fires Pelpuo for criticing Bawumia over desk promise

The Landlord of the Kperisi community School at Wa in the Upper West Region, Bagilinye John, has condemned the Member of Parliament for Wa Central, Rashid Pelpuo, for criticizing Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia’s decision to provide desks for pupils of the Kperisi Basic School, who were hitherto learning on the bare floor. Dr. Bawumia, Vice Presidential Candidate of the opposition New ...

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Ghana needs a new constitution – Akuoko Sarpong

The Omanhene of the Agogo Traditional Area, Nana Kwame Akuoko Sarpong, has called for a new constitution that will reflect the realities of the Ghanaian system. He said the current Constitution was a blend of the Westminster and the American systems which had failed to tackle the realities of the Ghanaian situation. For him, rather than resorting to a constitutional ...

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NDC group wants Rawlings’ girl out

A group calling itself Klottey Korle Grassroots Supporters Network of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) is putting a lot of pressure on Dr. Zenator A. Rawlings, daughter of Ex-President J.J. Rawlings, to step aside as the party’s parliamentary candidate in the constituency for the November general election. According to the members, Dr Rawlings has been found not to be ...

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Justice Apau rewarded after “hatchet” job – NPP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has made a sensational claim that Judgement Debt Sole-Commissioner, Justice Yaw Apau, was appointed to the Supreme Court by President John Mahama because of the ‘hatchet’ job he did for the government on its (NPP’s) flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. According to the NPP, the ruling NDC, led by its General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia, ...

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Rawlings goes to Ghana’s rescue as State Protocol flops

One of the biggest flops at this year’s independence celebration was at the close of the event. After the departure of President John Dramani Mahama, the visiting presidents – Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta and Guinea-Bissau’s Jose Mario Vaz – were left standing in the scorching sun for over 15 minutes waiting for their vehicles. Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings noticing the mishap ...

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Rawlings never liked me – Otumfuo

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has revealed that former President Jerry John Rawlings disliked him when he first assumed the Presidency of the country. According to him, that feeling of animosity later turned out to be a great relationship between them. The Asante Monarch and the former military leader who assumed the highest office of the land, first through ...

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God is alive, NDC will win 2016 polls – Tourism minister

Tourism Minister is prophesying the retention of President John Mahama after the 2016 November polls. Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu Agyare says God will not allow the good works of John Mahama to be in vain and will reward him with a second term. She was speaking on Lexis Bills’ personality profile segment on Drive Time, Thursday. “God is alive. NDC will ...

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I’m happy with Supreme Court’s ruling – Ramadan

Former National Youth Organiser of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Abu Ramadan who filed a suit to restrain the Electoral Commission (EC) from organizing the Abuakwa North by-election and the limited registration exercise says he is not disappointed with Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss his application for an injunction. Abu Ramadan in his application argued that it will be “contemptuous” ...

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NPP dares government to arrest Akufo-Addo

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has dared the government to arrest its flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over allegations he caused a judgment debt in the sale of the controversial drill ship. The Judgment Debt Commission in its report indicted Nana Addo for his role in the matter. Addressing a news conference today, the NPP leadership dismissed the report. ...

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Blame GES for ghost names – GNAT

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has said the Ghana Education Service (GES) is to be blamed for the high number of ghost names in the service. This follows a directive from the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) to the service, to delete 610 ghost names from the government payroll. Speaking to Class News, GNAT General Secretary, David Ofori ...

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Ghana must scrap two term limits – K. B Asante

Elderly Statesman, K.B Asante is pushing for the removal of term limits for presidents in Ghana. According to the retired diplomat, the constitution must be reviewed to allow leaders who are effective and capable of advancing the growth and development of the country to stand for re-election for their fate to be decided by voters. The former secretary to late ...

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