Saturday, October 24

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Samira Bawumia appeals for votes in Builsa North Constituency
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Samira Bawumia appeals for votes in Builsa North Constituency

Mrs Samira Bawumia, the wife of Vice President Mohamadu Bawumia has called on the people of the  Builsa Constituency to vote massively for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Mr James Maurice Abakisi, the Parliamentary Candidate for the Patriotic Party (NPP) in theConstituency. She entreated the people of the area to remember the policies initiated by the NPP government over the years, and vote in favour of the Party in the December 7, 2020 Parliamentary and Presidential elections to enable them retain power.. “When you go to cast your ballot on December 7, think about yourself, your neighbour, your children, the future, Builsa North, and the development of the Upper East Region.” Mrs Bawumia made the call at a durbar of Chiefs and people of Sandema, the District capital to...
Mahama promises amnesty to convicted galamsey operators if elected
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Mahama promises amnesty to convicted galamsey operators if elected

The Flagbearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has indicated his readiness to grant amnesty to convicted small-scale miners, popularly known as galamseyers if given the nod on December 07. According to him, "our youth have been imprisoned for their involvement in galamsey, but it is surprising that a Chinese national and galamsey queen was arrested for the same crime and later freed and repatriated to her country." Mr Mahama who could not fathom why the Government set free a Chinese galamsey queen, Aisha Hunag, but rather imprisoned poor citizens of the country. “This is unacceptable, and I will ensure that if I come back to power, those convicted of galamsey will be granted amnesty”, he emphasized. The former President made t...
NPP targets 90 per cent votes in Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo
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NPP targets 90 per cent votes in Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo

Mrs Adelaide Serwaa Ntim, NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo, says the party has targeted to obtain 90 percent votes in the parliamentary and presidential elections. She said with the tremendous achievement of the NPP government led by Nana Akufo-Addo, in its first term, there was the need for all party members to work hard to garner more support to ensure that the party was retained in power to continue with its transformation agenda. Mrs Ntim stated this during a campaign exercise by the constituency youth wing of the party to educate women in the Nsuta market on how to cast their ballots during the elections. The occasion was also used to offer free medical screening for the women in the market. Mrs Ntim said though the party had performed well in its ...
Work hard to revive CPP-Otumfuo urges CPP leadership
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Work hard to revive CPP-Otumfuo urges CPP leadership

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on the leadership of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) to work hard to revive the party and position it firmly to be a force in the country’s political dispensation. He said the forebearers of CPP worked extremely hard to position it as a political force, which later gained independence for Ghana. It was now time for the present generation of the party to continue and worked assiduously to come together as a unified force to reclaim its past glory to reclaim political power in the country. Otumfuo Osei Tutu made the call when the flagbearer of the CPP, Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, led a party delegation to call on him at the Manhyia palace in Kumasi. The visit was to introduce himself to the Asantehene and seek his blessing...
“4 More 4 Nana” campaign hits Kete Krachi
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“4 More 4 Nana” campaign hits Kete Krachi

President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 22nd October 2020, took his tour of the Oti Region to Kete Krachi where he commissioned the sixty-four-kilometre (64km) Kete Krachi - Dodiokope Road Project This project was undertaken in three (3) phases by Messrs First Sky Limited, at a total cost of GH¢156 million, and was funded by COCOBOD, with the Ghana Highway Authority serving as the implementing agency and supervising consultant. The project was originally programmed for completion in twenty-four (24) calendar months at a combined contract sum of GH¢176.5 million. However, to ensure value for money, the Ministry of Roads and Highways, acting though the Ghana Highway Authority, reengineered the project, and resulted in a savings to the nation of some GH¢20 ...
We will bring back Atuabo Free Port Project- Mahama
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We will bring back Atuabo Free Port Project- Mahama

The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress, (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has reiterated his commitment to resurrect the Atuabo Free Port Project when the NDC wins the December 7 general elections. The $700 million free port project was to be constructed by Lonhro Port Limited and operational by 2017 to serve as a regional hub in promoting safe, effective and efficient offshore businesses. But some Members of Parliament of the then opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) took the Mahama government to court to halt the project. Addressing the Chiefs and people of Nkroful in the Elembele constituency on Wednesday, as part of his five-day campaign tour of the Western Region, Mr Mahama maintained that the Atuabo Free Port Project, which his government planned for W...
We Have Performed Better ! Let’s give Nana Akufo-Addo Another term to move Ghana forward
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We Have Performed Better ! Let’s give Nana Akufo-Addo Another term to move Ghana forward

National Organiser of the NPP , Sammi Awuku has appealed to residents and constituents of the Mion and Tamale Central Constituencies in the Northern Region to give President Nana Akufo-Addo four more years to move the Nation’s developmental agenda forward. In his typical community engagements style today in Salankpa, Sang and other communities in the Mion constituency he labeled the NDC as a party that does not keep its promises to the people and failed woefully when they presented with the opportunity to rule. Together with the NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Mion, Musah Abdul Azziz Ayaba, CEO of the National Buffer Stock Company, Alhaji Abdul Hannan , Regional Secretary, Alhaji Sibidow, Regional Organiser Alhaji Rasheed C.O.P Salifu and Abdul Gana the Regional Youth Organi...
I will investigate Menzgold scandal- Mahama Assures
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I will investigate Menzgold scandal- Mahama Assures

The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has promised to investigate the Menzgold scandal when elected as president in the December 7, 2020 general elections. Addressing NDC supporters in Tarkwa at the launch the party's campaign in the Tarkwa- Nsuaem constituency on Tuesday, Mr Mahama said the next NDC government will use all legitimate means to retrieve the locked up funds of Menzgold customers. He was concerned that the government has made no significant effort to retrieve the customers money. “What is so special about NAM 1 that Akufo-Addo is shielding him? Why do you unleash the police on innocent customers while NAM 1 walks free,” he fumed.
Let’s vote for a government that truly cares – Samira
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Let’s vote for a government that truly cares – Samira

Mrs Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady has asked the people of the Volta Region to vote massively for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the December election. She said the NPP-led government had fulfilled majority of its campaign promises and initiating lots of programmes that brought development and transformation into the lives of the people, therefore, “let's vote for a government that truly cares.” Mrs Samira Bawumia who made this statement when she paid a working visit to the Zongo Community in Ho, said the Volta region has witnessed massive socio-economic development under the NPP-led administration. The Second Lady said politics was all about development, so it was important to vote for people who championed the development of the country and urged the people to renew the ...
NCCE commend Offinso NDC and NPP for peaceful co-existence
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NCCE commend Offinso NDC and NPP for peaceful co-existence

It was a perfect example of a nation with a common destiny when representatives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Offinso South Municipality mounted the podium at a forum on peace advocacy at Offinso.      The usual rivalry between the two main political parties was surprisingly absent as they touted the peaceful co-existence between them despite having different political ideologies.      The NDC represented by its Parliamentary Candidate, Mr. Haruna Yussif, and the NPP’s second Vice Chairman, Mr. Dauda Afriyie exhibited political maturity when they praised each other for their tolerance in local politics in the area.      Organised by the Ashanti Regional Peace Council, the forum was to expose participants to the Vigilanti...
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