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Day: December 15, 2020

Ghana and Ajax youngster Kudus Mohammed return to training
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Ghana and Ajax youngster Kudus Mohammed return to training

Ghana Black Stars and Ajax Amsterdam midfielder Kudus Mohammed has returned to training after picking up an injury against Liverpool. The former Ghana youth star was pulled out minutes into his debut Champions League game against Liverpool at the Amsterdam Arena. Kudus suffered a horrific injury and was expected to spend several months on the sidelines but has returned to training earlier than expected. His return will be a big boost to the Ajax coach who has been battling with injuries since the start of the Dutch Eredivise season.
Techiman South: NDC Can’t Sue EC Without Evidence – Baba Jamal
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Techiman South: NDC Can’t Sue EC Without Evidence – Baba Jamal

Deputy Director Legal Affairs of the National Democratic Congress and former Member of Parliament for Akwatia, Hon. Baba Jamal has disclosed that going to court to contest the Techiman south parliamentary elections is "not as easy as it may seem". He says the NDC needs to gather enough evidence to challenge the ECs claim that the NPP won the Techiman south Parliamentary elections. Speaking in an interview with Kwame Nkrumah Tikesie on Okay Fm's Ade Akye Abia program, he explained that the party did not have a copy of the declaration forms and summary sheet from the electoral commission. "All attempts to retrieve those documents from the electoral commission's returning officer proved futile. He directed us to go to the regional office of the electoral commissio...
NDC pink sheets in Techiman South ‘mysteriously’ burnt – Iddrisu
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NDC pink sheets in Techiman South ‘mysteriously’ burnt – Iddrisu

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu, has indicated that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has not been able to retrieve pink sheets from the Techiman South constituency, which will serve as concrete evidence to show that the party won that seat, because they have been destroyed. According to the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South, the returning officer at Techiman South confirmed to him that the pink sheets were burnt. Speaking on the floor of Parliament when the House reconvened on Monday, 14 December 2020, Mr Iddrisu condemned the spate of casualties recorded during the elections. He said: “I was in Techiman personally and I was not pleased with what I observed: that an electoral officer cannot even make available to a political party declared res...
Mahama storms Techiman South on Wednesday Dec. 16
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Mahama storms Techiman South on Wednesday Dec. 16

The 2020 Presidential candidate of National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, will visit Techiman, capital of Bono East Region, on Wednesday December 16, 2020. A statement released by the Bono East Regional Secretary of the NDC, Mohammed Shamsudeen Ali, on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, said Mr. Mahama upon his arrival, will pay a courtesy call on the Techiman Traditional Council and then have a solidarity visit to the family of those who have lost their lives in the battle to see NDC win power. He will also visit victims who were injured in the struggle to see the party win power. “The Regional EC office and the Techiman South Constituency EC office will feel his presence and this visit will accord him the opportunity to interact with the leadership of the party, ...
Hopeson Adorye granted bail after arrest for alleged threat on MCE
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Hopeson Adorye granted bail after arrest for alleged threat on MCE

Defeated New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Kpone Katamanso constituency in the recent parliamentary elections, Hopeson Adorye has been granted police enquiry bail by the Tema Regional Police Command after he was arrested on Monday, December 14, 2020. Adorye was arrested by the police on allegations of threat of death he reportedly issued on the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Kpone-Katamanso, Solomon Appiah. The Tema Regional Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday arrested Adorye for questioning for allegedly posting a voice message via Whatsapp, threatening Solomon Appiah with death. The MCE, Graphic Online understands, reported the matter to the police who have since commenced investigations into the matter. The Regional Crime Of...
Heavy security as Sefwi Wiawso NDC protests again!
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Heavy security as Sefwi Wiawso NDC protests again!

Sefwi Wiaso NDC protests Sympathisers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Western North Region have painted Sefwi Wiawso red with a massive protest. The protest was against the Electoral Commission (EC) for what they say is fraud and rigging of the 2020 general election results, particularly the parliamentary seats. The demonstrators drew the conclusion after an unknown person snatched the ballot box from one of the polling stations. The aggrieved sympathisers believe NDC candidate, Paul Evans Aidoo, won the seat but it was declared for the New Patriotic Party’s Dr Kwaku Afriyie. Sefwi Wiaso NDC protest They demonstrated first at the EC office on December 12 to demand accountability. Sefwi Wiaso NDC protests This time, the group employed the services o...
Kotoko striker Osman Ibrahim a doubt for Great Olympics game
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Kotoko striker Osman Ibrahim a doubt for Great Olympics game

Kumasi Asante Kotoko striker Osman Ibrahim is a doubt for his sides game against Great Olympics on Thursday. The young attacker sustained an injury during their Ghana Premier league game against Legon Cities. Osman Ibrahim is racing against time to be fit for the encoubter against Olympics at the Accra Sports Stadium. The forward has played all the matches this season for Asante Kotoko with two goals. His absent will give William Opoku Mensah and Naby Keita the opportunity to taste Ghana Premier league for the first time this season. The Reds are in search of their second win of the season and Coach Maxwell Konadu is obviously under intense pressure to add the second win as they play against Olympics to clear their outstanding match.
Nigeriens vote in calm for local representatives
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Nigeriens vote in calm for local representatives

Nigeriens came out on Sunday to elect, in peace and serenity, their municipal and regional councilors for the next five years.    Voting began at around 8:00 a.m. in the majority of localities in the country. Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou, after completing his vote, called on all voters to come out "massively to perform their duty in peace".    He took the opportunity to salute and congratulate the CENI (Independent National Electoral Commission) for having succeeded in the organization of these elections, and also the political parties for having led a peaceful electoral campaign. He appealed to the CENI and all other institutions responsible for organizing the elections "to ensure the transparency and sincerity of all elections".    The security forces are deployed ...
20 Boko Haram militants killed as Nigerian troops repel attack: Army spokesman
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20 Boko Haram militants killed as Nigerian troops repel attack: Army spokesman

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said troops had killed at least 20 Boko Haram militants while repelling an attack launched by the terror group in the northeast region.   The attack on Saturday was repelled in the Askira-Uba local government area of the northern state of Borno, as the Boko Haram militants targeted a civilian population, said Ado Isa, a spokesman for the Seven Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri, the state capital.   Isa told Xinhua that one soldier was, however, killed and two others wounded in the gunfight.   The Boko Haram militants, suspected to have come from the Sambisa Forest, their largest training camp in Nigeria, had mounted on over 15 trucks and approached the Askira-Uba area from different directions simultaneously to wreak havoc, according to...
Nigerian President condemns school attack, orders reinforcement of security
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Nigerian President condemns school attack, orders reinforcement of security

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned an attack by gunmen at a public secondary school in the country's northwestern state of Katsina, calling on security agencies to go after the attackers to ensure that no student gets missing or harmed.   Buhari on Saturday also ordered the reinforcement of security of all schools in line with the government's safe school policy following the gunmen attack on Friday at the Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) in Kankara area of the state.   "I strongly condemn the cowardly bandits' attack on innocent children at the Science School, Kankara," the Nigerian leader said in a statement while pledging to continue to support the police and military in their struggle against terrorists and bandits.   Buhari said the military, ...
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