Politics

President Mahama tells Ministers to adhere to policies

President John Dramani Mahama, on Tuesday, urged Ministers of State to strictly adhere to government policies, which would help improve on the living standards of Ghanaians in their areas. That, he said, could be achieved by implementing and monitoring all policies based on the tenets of good governance, democracy and transparency. President Mahama stated this when he swore into office ...

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Support EC for peaceful polls – Prof Delle

Electoral Commission (EC) in its quest to ensure free, fair, and transparent polls in November. Speaking to Class News, Professor Delle said support for the electoral management body was crucial if Ghana was to maintain her status as the beacon of democracy in Africa. “We are in an election year and I take this opportunity to call on Ghanaians that ...

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I’ll solve Fulani problem – Akufo-Addo

A future Akufo-Addo government will learn from the Brazilian experience in tackling the recurrent Fulani problem in Ghana, three-time flagbearer of the biggest opposition party has promised. Nana Akufo-Addo stated that Brazil, with a population of some 200 million people, has a cattle population of some 213 million. “This, however, has not brought the kinds of problems we are facing ...

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NPP China mourns Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey

We were shocked to our bones when in the early hours of Sunday(20th March,2016) the news broke out that our former National Chairman, Jake Otanka Obetsebi-Lamptey has been called by his maker in London hospital where he had gone to receive treatment. In fact, we received the news with the utmost surprise and awe

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Nyaho: I fell out with Kufuor over Akufo-Addo

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NPP founding member Dr. Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has revealed that his relationship with former President John Kufuor was marred following a confrontation in the party over Nana Akufo-Addo. According to the former military captain, he rooted for Nana-Addo to the displeasure of Kufuor when an internal discussion over who should lead the party was ongoing ahead of the 2000 presidential and ...

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Akufo Addo: We’re for peaceful polls

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate for the 2016 elections, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said the NPP is ever ready to ensure there are peaceful elections at all times, especially this year, provided those responsible for organising the elections organise them in a free and fair manner

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Mahama has no guts to fight corruption – NPP

Opposition New Patriotic Party has maintained that President John Mahama has shown that he lacks the mettle to win the fight against corruption. Chronicling a number of views expressed by some eminent Ghanaians depicting corruption in the country, the NPP asserted “President Mahama has not shown the needed guts adequate to fight corruption.” In a statement signed by its Communications ...

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Nine-member EOCO board inaugurated

A nine member board of the Economic and Organised Crime Office has been inaugurated to formulate policies to achieve the objectives of the Office. Members of the board include Retired Justice Amino, Mr Dick Ayandi, Ghana Bar Association; Commissioner of Police Prosper Agblor, Criminal Investigation Department; Henry Acquah, Ghana Revenue Authority; Robert Donoldy, Institute Of Chartered Accountants; and Alhaji Minina ...

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Bawumia won’t succeed with lies – Ato Forson

Deputy Finance Minister, Casel Ato Forson, has described as mischievous and very dangerous a deliberate attempt by NPP’s Vice Presidential candidate to misrepresent facts about Ghana’s debt stock. He said the subjective analysis by Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, who is now leading the party’s 2016 campaign, is intended to mislead unsuspecting Ghanaians to score cheap political points. Mr Forson said he ...

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