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NPP launches manifesto in grandeur
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NPP launches manifesto in grandeur

Call it a show of prestige and grandeur as stalwarts of ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and foot soldiers, smartly dressed in their party colours, thronged the University of Cape Coast's New Examination Centre for the election 2020 Manifesto launch. It was almost a competitive display when young beautiful ladies, in their jeans trousers and T-Shirts, moved in pairs to exhibit the well-decorated elephant attires as the old confidently moved around, reflecting the present and future of the Elephant Family and Ghana as a whole. Even some toddlers, who accompanied their parents to the manifesto, were beautifully dressed in the NPP colours; tight-fitted-blue jeans and T- Shirts with caps and shoes to match. Trees, electricity poles along the venue, vehicles and roadside furniture...
Mahama urges youth to vote for NDC
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Mahama urges youth to vote for NDC

NDC Flagbearer John Mahama Mr John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on the youth in the country to vote for a political party that prioritises and cares for their future. "This election is about your future, especially the young people. It is about the future for your children and children's children and the party that will guarantee that future is the NDC," he said. Mr Mahama who addressed the people of Alavanyo in the Hohoe Municipality as part of his tour to the Volta region said the NDC would create one million jobs for the young people of Ghana, if voted for. He said the next NDC government would also provide financial assistance for the youth, who would be interested in learning apprenticeship or skills with their hands. ...
Mahama won’t fail Voltarians-Doe Adjaho
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Mahama won’t fail Voltarians-Doe Adjaho

Former Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Edward Doe Adjaho has assured the people of Akatsi South of massive developmental projects, when Former President,John Dramani Mahama is re-elected in the December general election. He said the next NDC administration under John Mahama will resort to the construction of a modern market and elevate the Akatsi South District Assembly into a Municipal status. Mr Doe Adjaho, who is also the former Member of Parliament for Akatsi South gave the assurance in an interview with the Ghana News Agency at Akatsi after the tour of the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to the constituency. Mr Adjaho explained that "all our abandoned projects by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the District will come back to completion under Mahama's next ru...
Akufo-Addo’s achievements in road infrastructure unmatched-Roads Minister
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Akufo-Addo’s achievements in road infrastructure unmatched-Roads Minister

The total number of roads under construction by the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government within its three and half years of office is unmatched in Ghana's political history, Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, Minister of Roads and Highways has said. Throwing a challenge to all to fact-check his claims, he stated that the Central Region alone, had a total of 109 road infrastructural projects on going. The Roads Minister was speaking at a grand durbar of Chiefs and the people of Twifo-Attimorkwa to welcome thePresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as part of his three-day working visit to the Central Region. The move is geared towards opening up the Region to attract and retain local and foreign investors and to give strong support to trade and industry to befit its status as the tourism hub...
Save Kpeshie Lagoon now-La Development Institute appeals
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Save Kpeshie Lagoon now-La Development Institute appeals

The La Development Institute (LADINST), has called on the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LADMA) to stop its decision to change the use of the Kpeshie Lagoon and its surroundings into a proposed landfill area. The Institute said it was worried over the Municipal Assembly’s recent advertisement placed in the Ghanaian Times Newspaper on August 7, 2020, regarding an application for a "Change of Use" with respect to the Lagoon and its surroundings. “It marked an about-turn by the LADMA,” the Institute said in a statement which added "we hereby call on LADMA to withdraw the advert and dismiss the application for Change of Use of the Lagoon" The statement said like many concerned citizens, the Institute had observed with alarm and great disquiet, the ongoing, deliberate conversion ...
PPP Flagbearer race: Two file for nominations.
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PPP Flagbearer race: Two file for nominations.

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has officially closed proceedings for picking and filling nomination documents for its members interested in becoming the party’s flagbearer for the 2020 presidential elections, National Secretary, Paa Kow Ackon has said “Officially the party wish to announced the closing of picking and filling of nomination documents for the 2020 flagbearer position, and want state that so far  Madam Brigitte Dzogbenuku and Mr William Dowokpor were the only two candidates who have filed their nomination,” he said. He said so far two out of the five aspirants who picked nomination were able to meet the deadline which was scheduled on August 20, 2020. Paa Ackon said this last week Friday when the only female aspirant, Madam Brigitte Dzogbenuku, a forme...
Freddie Ljungberg leaves Arsenal coaching job
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Freddie Ljungberg leaves Arsenal coaching job

Freddie Ljungberg leaves Arsenal Freddie Ljungberg has left his role as first-team assistant at Arsenal to pursue a role in management. The former Gunners winger returned to the club in 2018 after spending two seasons as assistant manager of Wolfsburg Ljungberg had coached the Arsenal U15 and U23 squads before moving to Germany. The 43-year-old said: "I have decided to leave my first-team assistant coaching role at Arsenal to progress my management experience. "I have been involved with this club on and off since 1998 and am grateful for all the opportunities they have given me both as a player and as a coach. "I wish Mikel [Arteta] and all the team every success for the season ahead. Thanks also to the fans for their constant support and for always being by my side. I h...
Ben Chilwell: Chelsea close to agreeing deal for Leicester defender
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Ben Chilwell: Chelsea close to agreeing deal for Leicester defender

Chilwell's 2019/2020 stats in EPL Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal with Leicester for left-back Ben Chilwell. Progress has been made in talks for Frank Lampard's No 1 left-back target and although nothing has been signed yet, a deal is expected to be completed early next week. Leicester showed last summer they will not let their players leave for anything less than big money when Manchester United had to pay £80m for Harry Maguire The Foxes are under no pressure to sell because Chilwell is under contract until 2024 but the situation could change if he asks to leave Chilwell is understood to be keen on the move and the opportunity for Champions League football with Chelsea. Chelsea and Manchester United leapfrogged Leicester in the final games of the season to secure ...
Harry Maguire: Manchester United captain pleads ‘not guilty’ after leaving Greek court
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Harry Maguire: Manchester United captain pleads ‘not guilty’ after leaving Greek court

Man U captain, Harry Maguire Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has pleaded not guilty to charges after appearing in court following his arrest on the island of Mykonos. The England defender, 27, was arrested following an alleged fight on Thursday night, along with two other Britons, aged 28 and 29. Police said there had been an altercation and an exchange of words with officers with the three men appearing before a prosecutor on the nearby island of Syros on Saturday Maguire was in court for around an hour testifying to a prosecutor, where he denied all charges, and it is understood the trial has been adjourned until a hearing on Tuesday. However, the three defendants are not obliged to attend the trial and are free to return home. Maguire left the courthouse in an un...
Champions League final: Bayern’s Müller gears up for Paris finale
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Champions League final: Bayern’s Müller gears up for Paris finale

Thomas Muller Having finished the 2019/20 German season with a record tally of 21 assists – as well as Bundesliga and German Cup winners' medals – there is one more bridge to cross for Bayern forward Thomas Müller. A veteran of the sides that featured in the 2010, 2012 and 2013 UEFA Champions League finals (winning the latter 12 months after being on the losing side despite scoring), the 30-year-old is well positioned to prepare his team-mates for the challenge of meeting Paris in this season's UEFA Champions League showpiece. He spoke to UEFA.com about the current Bayern vintage and how living for the moment is the key. On Hans-Dieter Flick’s Bayern regime The reasons why our playing style has changed are due to the decisions of our coaching team, of course, especially of Han...
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