Thursday , 18 January 2018

POLITICS

Rawlings demands apology from NPP Chairman

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Former President Jerry John Rawlings has demanded an apology from New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s Volta Regional Chairman for claiming Rawlings helped the NPP win the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections. The NPP Regional Chairman, Mr. John Peter Amewu had praised the former President for helping the party emerge victorious in the December 7 polls especially in the Volta Region. But ... Read More »

Nothing wrong with my ‘last minute’ appointment – New CHRAJ boss

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The newly appointed Commissioner for the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Joseph Whittal, has downplayed assertions that his appointment by President John Mahama amounts to an abuse of power. President John Mahama swore in Mr. Whittal as the new CHRAJ Commissioner barely two weeks to his handing over of power to the newly-elected New Patriotic Party government. The ... Read More »

Jail ‘corrupt’ Mahama appointees – NDC activist Lord Hamah tells Akufo -Addo

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An activist of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Lord Hamah, says President –elect , Nana Akufo-Addo should make sure that certain corrupt elements within the out-going government are prosecuted. Hamah, who played a vital role in the re-election of the NDC in 2008 , believes the president –elect has no excuse to treat corrupt elements in the current administration ... Read More »

Oppong Nkrumah takes over from Hamid as NPP transition spokesperson

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Newly elected Member of Parliament for Ofoase-Ayirebi in the Eastern Region, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has taken over from Mustapha Hamid as spokesperson for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Transition team.The leader of the NPP Transition team, Yaw Osarfo Maafo, broke the news to journalists at the Accra Conference Center on Monday . He however failed to offer any special reason for ... Read More »

President Mahama to embark on nationwide farewell tour

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President John Mahama will begin a nationwide thank you and farewell tour on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 following his defeat in the 2016 general elections.The President will be meeting traditional and religious leaders as well as regional and constituency executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as part of his tour.He will start off from the Upper East Region then ... Read More »

92 year old Mugabe wins party support for 2018 election

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Supporters of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe chanting “tongai, tongai baba” (rule, rule father) on Saturday endorsed the 92-year-old leader for a 2018 election run. The endorsement, which is likely to result in his 36-year rule being extended, was greeted with thunderous applause by thousands of party faithful attending the ruling ZANU-PF’s annual conference. Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, 92, has been ... Read More »

President Mahama invites ECOWAS leaders to Akufo-Addo’s swearing-in

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President Mahama delivered a farewell speech to members of the West African sub-regional body ECOWAS, during the closing of its 50th ordinary session in Abuja on 17th December,2016. President Mahama in his speech thanked his colleague Presidents for the support and cooperation during his tenure as president and also for sending an observer mission to monitor the peaceful election that ... Read More »

Parliament to begin registration of MPs-elect on December 19

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All newly-elected parliamentarians for the Seventh Parliament will be registered at the Parliament House in Accra ahead of their inauguration from December 19 to 23, 2016. The deputy head of Public Affairs, Kate Addo, said the first-time MPs will be taken through an orientation on parliamentary proceedings. The registration, she added will start from December 19 and that the MPs-elect ... Read More »

Akufo-Addo must uphold his promise to us – DKM customers

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Aggrieved customers of DKM Microfinance Company have asked president elect, Nana Akufo-Addo, to deliver on his promise of getting their locked up investment paid back to them.Akufo-Addo in the run up to the just ended 2016 presidential and parliamentary polls, pledged to reimburse the victims of the DKM scandal.“I’ll pay you back in full when I become president,” said the ... Read More »

Election 2016: How Joe Anokye quickly calculated election results for NPP

Mr Joe Anokye, a Telecommunications engineering service manager at NASA, the US space agency was tasked by the New Patriotic Party before the 2016 election to devise a system that could help them to collate their own results. Mr Anokye, who was made the Technology Director of the NPP 2016 Campaign Team, was able to predict victory for Nana Addo ... Read More »