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EC’s polling station mantra could spark violence – Chief Imam

Voting Ballot The office of the National Chief Imam Sheikh Nuhu Shaributu has cautioned the Electoral Commission against hammering on its mantra that ‘elections are won only at polling stations’.

Gov’t will not ban WhatsApp, Viber calls

Whatsapp Vibre The Minister of Communication, Dr Omane Boamah, has said government is not considering banning subscribers from making calls over the internet using applications like WhatsApp and Viber.

Akufo-Addo can’t even run an Assembly - Mosquito

Asiedu Nketia@NDC General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has said Nana Akufo-Addo’s woeful leadership qualities means he will bungle in office even if he were to be made a District Chief Executive (DCE).

Bagbin dares Bawumia over $250m UBA deal

Bagbin Batakari The Majority Leader in Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has said if the New Patriotic Party’s presidential running mate, Dr. Mahamoud Bawumia is certain about his claims of impropriety in the government’s decision to deposit some $250 million at the United Bank of Africa (UBA), he should petition the house through minority NPP MPs for a likely investigation into the transaction. 

Govt did not err in $250 million transfer to UBA – BoG boss

 Nasiru Issahaku BoG GovernorGovernor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Abdul Nashir Issahaku has dismissed allegations that the Ministry of Finance contravened section (53) of the BoG Act 612 when it transferred 250 million dollars of the 1 billion dollar Eurobond proceeds to a private account.

Parliament opens 4th session 2nd meeting on Tuesday

Ghana Parliament New Parliament would re-open on Tuesday May 17th after a brief break. The second meeting of the House which is in its fourth session would undertake a number of activities including the presentation of 29 Bills at the table.

A-G recommends prosecution of TTH CEO

Richard Quartey Auditor General The Auditor-General, Richard Quartei Quartey has recommended the prosecution of some senior officials of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH).

Mahama tolerant and democratic – Pentecost chairman

Mahama 12.09 The chairman of the Church of Pentecost Apostle Dr. Opoku Onyinah has described President John Mahama as a tolerant and democratic leader.

Nana Addo must hit ground and stop media campaign – NDC Group

#iChooseJM 2 Organizers of #iChooseJM campaign say the vile propaganda the NPP is waging against their campaign shows that its activities are making the desired impact such that the NPP is feeling the pinch.

Ghanaians will vote on parties’ proposals – Omane Boamah

Dr Edward Omane Boamah New Minister of Communications Dr Edward Omane Boamah has said the November 7 elections will be based on practical proposals from all the political parties to the electorate and not merely on the mantra of “someone should go for another to come”, which he said was the case in the 2000 elections that brought the New Patriotic Party (NPP) into power.

Nana Addo must hit ground and stop media campaign – NDC Group

#iChooseJM 2#iChooseJM campaign

 Organizers of #iChooseJM campaign say the vile propaganda the NPP is waging against their campaign shows that its activities are making the desired impact such that the NPP is feeling the pinch.

Buhari unites, Akufo-Addo divides - Kofi Adams

Kofi Adams Gen SecThe NDC National Organiser Kofi Adams says electoral victory for the opposition party in Nigeria cannot be used as a signal for an impending victory for the opposition NPP in Ghana.

Ghana is moving in right direction — President

President Mahama Addressing Ghanaian In UkPresident Mahama addressing the Ghanaian community in the United Kingdom.

 President John Dramani Mahama has stated that the country is moving in the right direction and that the government will stay focused to achieve what is best for the people.

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 I couldn't understand Dr. Pink Sheet this time round. Dr Sheet says the Minister of Finance had locomoted some $250 million into some private bank in Ghana for the purpose of financing the campaign of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Shut up if you can’t prove Mahama is corrupt – Amaliba

Abraham Amaliba Lawyer Gh A member of the National Democratic Congress legal team, Abraham Amaliba is asking all those criticizing President John Mahama’s claims that he has never taken a bribe to provide evidence to the contrary or “shut up.”

I'm appalled by Jean Mensa's 'arrogance' - Kwakye Ofosu

Felix Ofosu Kwakye Deputy Minister Deputy Minister of Communications has added his voice to the current debate going on in the media regarding the new presidential debate proposal put forward by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) saying when he is given the opportunity to vote for or against NDC's participation, he is going to vote against based on the behavior of Jean Mensa.

Akufo-Addo Was Against Muslim Holidays - Alhaji Haruna Rashid

 Executive Director of Development Challenge, a research policy think tank, Alhaji Haruna Rashid Ibrahim has downplayed 2016 flag bearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party’s pledge to develop the various Zongo communities if elected president.

NDC UK & Ireland Chapter commend President Mahama for making Ghana proud in UK

 His Excellency President John Mahama who is in the UK on the invitation of the British Prime Minister, David Cameron to attend an anti-corruption  summit, used the opportunity to showcase t

Fight against corruption. It’s partnership of the willing but I’ve never taken bribe — Mahama

 President John Mahama at the Anti-corruption Summit with British and Ghanaian officials President John Dramani Mahama has stated that the fight against corruption is an uphill task which needs “a partnership of the willing” to be able to tackle.

Veep urges political leaders to make followers law abiding

Veep Amissah Arthur Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has urged political leaders to ensure that their followers remain law abiding because should the security of the nation break down no political administration could prosecute its socio-economic agenda.

IEA takes on NCCE over “presidential dialogue” plan

Executive Director   IEA, Jean Mensah The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has taken a swipe at the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) for its decision to organise a presidential dialogue between political parties ahead of the November polls.

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  • IEA takes on NCCE over “presidential dialogue” plan

    Executive Director   IEA, Jean Mensah The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has taken a swipe at the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) for its decision to organise a presidential dialogue between political parties ahead of the November polls.

    Arthur K takes on Africawatch, Kweku Baako and Paul Afoko

     I have followed the exchanges between Kweku Baako and the Afoko team since the magazine published its interview with the NPP Chair.

    I’m fighting corruption better than other regimes – Mahama

    Graphic Prez Mahama After boldly declaring to the BBC in an interview that he has never accepted a bribe, President John Dramani Mahama further stated that, unlike his predecessors who felt exposing corruption would bring down their governments, his administration is fighting the canker head-on.

    Demo against Mahama in UK a joke – NDC

     The UK chapter of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has ridiculed the intended demonstration against President Mahama in that country.

    Ghana ranked 5th democracy in Africa - Mahama

    John Mahama Talks New9 President John Mahama has said Ghana has officially been ranked as the fifth democracy in Africa at the ongoing anti-corruption summit in London.

    Ghana ranked 5th democracy in Africa - Mahama

    John Mahama Talks New9 President John Mahama has said Ghana has officially been ranked as the fifth democracy in Africa at the ongoing anti-corruption summit in London.

    They're at it again making a fool of themselves and disturbing Her Majesty's peace

     I read with total dismay, an article that was hurriedly written and laden with erroneous information from start to finish about a group of disgruntled Ghanaians planning a demonstration against one of the most admirable Presidents of our time anywhere in the world.

    IEA not ‘headmaster’ to summon NDC to one-on-one debate - Adams

    NDC KOFI ADAMS1 The National Organiser of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams, has accused think tank Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) of behaving like a “headmaster” for going ahead to announce that there would be a one-on-one debate between President John Mahama and main opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo, without properly consulting his party.

    Mahama off to London for anti-corruption summit

    Mahama Amissah President John Dramani Mahama will be in London today, Wednesday, to join other world leaders at an Anti-Corruption Summit being organised by the UK Government.