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Gov’t earned $23m when it transferred Eurobond money – Seth Terkper

 Government made a profit of $23 million when it transferred some money from the 2014 Eurobond proceeds, Minister of Finance has disclosed.

Extending registration period unnecessary – EC

Cc Osei The Electoral Commission (EC) says there will be no need for an extension of the just ended limited voters’ registration exercise since it registered 92 percent of new voters. 

IEA considers separate debate for Mahama, Akufo-Addo

Mahama Akufo The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) says it is considering holding a separate presidential debate for candidates of the two major political parties.

EC doesn’t have to consult NPP all the time – Ofosu Ampofo

 

Ofosu Ampofo Samuel RallyDirector of Elections, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo explained that the NPP is misconstruing the need to be informed with the need to be consulted.

“You cannot expect the Electoral Commission when taking every decision to consult…it is about information, not consultation,” he said on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show Tuesday.

I was afraid of physical attack - Afoko

Paul Afoko Stern The suspended National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Paul Afoko, yesterday told the Human Rights Court that he decided not to attend the party’s Disciplinary Committee proceedings that led to his suspension because he was afraid for his life.

I won’t resign – Terkper to Bawumia

Seth Terkper Minister Finance The Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper, has stated emphatically that he will not resign over the controversy surrounding the government’s transfer of $250 million of the total proceeds from the nation’s $1 billion Eurobond, into a private account.

We’re using guerrilla tactics to market Mahama – #I ChooseJM team

IChooseJM Sticker The #IchooseJM campaign team says its campaign strategy adopted at the VGMAs has made a phenomenal impact on the brand John Mahama than expected.

Ghana will be interesting under Nduom – Asiedu Nketia

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah22 General Secretary for the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) Johnson Asiedu Nketia has said Ghana will be an interesting place to live under the leadership of Dr. Papa Kwasi Nduom.

Wereko-Brobbey appeals to SC over voters register ruling

Tarzan Wereko Brobbey A former Chief Executive Officer of the Volta River Authority (VRA), Dr Charles Wereko-Brobbey, has described the recent Supreme Court decision on the voters register as lacking clarity and precision.

Kwabena Agyepong pops up in court to support Afoko, Crabbe

Afo Two Suspended General Secretary of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyepong, today [Tuesday], made a rather rare appearance in court in solidarity with suspended Chairman Paul Afoko, who is testifying in a suit filed by Sammy Crabbe, another suspended NPP executive.

Victor Smith denies offering GHC1m for Abuakwa seat

Amb Victor Smith UK.jpeg Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Emmanuel Victor Smith, has denied offering GHc1 million for the Abuakwa North constituency seat.

I don’t have presidential ambition - Victor Smith

Victor Smith 03.11 Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Emmanuel Victor Smith, has debunked reports in sections of the media that he is harbouring presidential ambition and working behind the scenes to prepare himself for the 2020 presidential elections.

EC to consider continuous registration exercise

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 Samuel Tettey Martin, Director of Elections

The Electoral Commission is set to roll out its Continuous Registration exercise to register eligible voters who could not get their names on the electoral roll in the Limited Biometric Voter Registration exercise.

Stop the ignorance and propaganda – Terkper to Bawumia

Seth Terkper Minister Finance Ghana’s Finance Minister Seth Terkper has challenged NPP’s vice presidential candidate, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to read wide and stop resorting to propaganda to confuse the public.

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 This past week had been interesting. Eeeeee, the SA3 paper had landed in town as Opana had grabbed a decorated doctorate of law degree. Unfortunately, these kinds of certificates do not qualify one to practice as a lawyer. 

This cannot set aside the long standing demands for him to show his law certificate to the general public.

NDC not only good at winning elections - Asiedu Nketia

Asiedu Nketiah Sunyani Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nektia General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has dispelled claims that the party is only well versed at winning elections but has no competence to govern.

Kofi Boakye is an agent for Mahama - Wontumi

Boakye Mahama Embattled Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Bernard Antwi Boasiako a.k.a Chairman Wontumi, has accused the Ashanti Regional Police Commander DCOP Kofi Boakye of being heavily compromised in the discharge of his duties and only doing the bidding of President John Mahama.

Kofi Boakye is an agent for Mahama - Wontumi

Boakye Mahama Embattled Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Bernard Antwi Boasiako a.k.a Chairman Wontumi, has accused the Ashanti Regional Police Commander DCOP Kofi Boakye of being heavily compromised in the discharge of his duties and only doing the bidding of President John Mahama.

Mahama’s ‘accounting to the People tour’ scaring NPP – Nketia

Johnson Asiedu Nketia NDC The general secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has described NPP’s constant criticism of President John Mahama’s ‘Accounting to the People tour’ as misplaced.

Chaos at Bolga-Poly, electoral materials vandalised

Bolga Poly Chaos has erupted on the campus of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic, disrupting a congress of the Tertiary Education Institution Network (TEIN) of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Media reportage on voter register verdict skewed – Ephson

Ben Ephson White Pollster Ben Ephson has challenged the accuracy of reportage by several news hubs on the Supreme court’s verdict given on Thursday in the dispute over the electoral register.

Asiedu Nketiah jabs NPP over politics of exclusion

Asiedu Nketia New General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has concluded that the Presidential Candidate for the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo can be labelled a violent leader.

Mahama lied about NHIA investing in Treasury bill – NHIA

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Dr. Edward Nasigre Mahama

 The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) says the claim by the Presidential Candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr. Edward Mahama that it invests service providers’ money in Treasury bill is “outrageous.”

Mahama orders arrest of ‘pair trawling’ fishermen

John Mahama Accounting TourPresident John Mahama has instructed the Navy to clamp down on pair trawling and light fishing in the country’s territorial waters. 

He beat me mercilessly - Wontumi’s alleged victim

Chairman Wontumi1 One of two men who was allegedly assaulted by the Ashanti Region Chairman of the NPP, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, aka Chairman Wontumi, says he is still nursing severe wounds from the attack.

Supreme Court orders EC to clean voters' register

Better CourtThe Supreme Court has ordered the Electoral Commission to delete from the electoral roll names of all dead people and persons who used the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to register to vote.

Zongo for NDC (ZNDC) Condemns Dr Mahmudu Bawumia's Divisive Comments 

4th April 2016. ACCRA - The National Executive Council of Zongo for NDC joins the ruling party the NDC, the National Peace Council, the Christian Council of Ghana, and all other well meaning Ghanaians in condemning in no uncertain terms Dr. Mahumudu Bawumia's divisive, dangerous, reckless and highly unfortunate comments about the so-called religious imbalance at the Flagstaff House.

Mahama fulfilling NDC manifesto with 'ATTP' tour - Omane Boamah

Dr Edward Omane Boamah Comms Min Deputy Minister of Communications Dr. Edward Kofi Omane Boamah, in an interview with Paul Adom Okyere on Metro TV’s Good Evening Ghana talk show revealed that President Mahama is fulfilling the Manifesto of the NDC through his Accounting to the People’s Tour.

NPP can never unite until Akufo-Addo changes – Mosquito

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah NDC General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, says the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) can never unite as a party until its Presidential Candidate for the 2016 general elections changes his leadership style.

Mahama to be adopted as a Fante indigene in place of Mills

FANTE 3 Like a parent adopts a child, the Central region is set to adopt President John Mahama as an indigene of Fanteman in place of the one they lost, President John Evans Atta Mills who died in 2012 while in office.