Politics

NPP targets 90% votes in Ashanti

The Ashanti Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) yesterday (Sunday) inaugurated its campaign team for the November 7 elections, with a strong call on members to secure 90% of the valid votes to be cast in the region for the party

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‘Akufo-Addo is the best bet for Ghana’

The best bet for Ghanaians ahead of the November 7 elections is to vote massively for New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo. This, according to the party’s Director of Communications, Nana Akomea, is because his [Nana] track record as an astute lawyer and an incorruptible political makes him the last man standing among all the candidates contesting the elections ...

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Court to hear Afoko’s case against NPP today

An Accra High Court will today hear the case filed by the suspended National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Afoko challenging his suspension. Mr. Afoko filed the suit in 2015 after he was suspended from his position. He is in court challenging the punishment meted out to him, which he says, is unconstitutional and illegal. Mr. Afoko ...

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NPP launches campaign to highlight gov’t failures

The opposition NPP on Tuesday started a series of media engagements aimed at highlighting what it considers to be the ills of the current administration. NPP Director of Communications Nana Akomea told Joy News the first media briefing focused on the recent 3.6million Ghana cedis bus branding scandal that resulted in the resignation of Transport Minister, Dzifa Attivor because it ...

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GHC12bn NDC office sparks row

A 12 billion old cedis three-storey office complex to serve as the new Western Regional office of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has open old wounds among the already divided regional executives of the party. Information available to the paper indicates that the three storey office complex, which was purchased by the Regional Chairman -Michael Aidoo, aka Big Aidoo, was ...

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Gov’t must publish report on bus branding – Baako

Veteran journalist Abdul Kweku Baako Jnr has said government’s delay in making public a report on a controversial bus branding saga will undermine efforts it is making in dealing with corruption. The Editor-In-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper said the Chief of Staff’s move to investigate and retrieve GHC1.9 million [revised down to GHC1.5million] will be brought to naught ...

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Parliament summons GWCL over Nsawam water crisis

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Water Resources Works and Housing has summoned the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to appear before it on Thursday over the water crisis in Nsawam-Adoagyiri in the Eastern region. This follows the MPs visit to the area on Tuesday to assess the situation. The committee members say they were appalled by Ghana Water Company’s efforts ...

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