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Campaign team for PPP inaugurated in the Upper East Region

By Samuel Akapule, GNABolgatanga, Sept. 3, GNA – The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has put in place a seven member campaign team for the Upper East Region to help in galvanizing votes for the party in the forthcoming polls. Mr Nsobila Emmanuel, a banker and treasurer of the Party in …

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Save us from retrogression- Yagbon-Wura appeals to NPP leader

By Joy News|Martina Bugri The Overlord of the Gonjaland in the Northern Region, Yagbon-Wura Tuntumba Boresa II has called on the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party Nana Akufo-Addo to save his people from retrogression when he wins power. The chief through his linguist told the NPP leader that things …

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Discuss development concerns, politicians urged

By Philip Tengzu, GNAFunsi (U/W), Sept. 3, GNA – Mr Abdul-Karim Abudu, Wa East District Chief Executive, has appealed to political parties to mount their campaigns with development discussions and avoid the use of abusive language. ‘Let us ensure that campaigns messages dwell on development issues devoid of insults and …

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NDC targets more votes in Ellembelle

Nkroful (W/R), Sept. 3, GNA – Mr Kofi Anaman, the NDC Campaign Coordinator for the 2012 elections in the Ellembelle Constituency, has said the party has targeted 80 per cent of votes in the area in the December polls. He said initiatives of Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, the incumbent Member …

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NCCE to engage youth activists at flashpoint in UE

By Samuel Akapule, GNABolgatanga, Sept. 3, GNA – The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), is to engage some youth activists at flashpoint constituencies in Upper East Region during the December polls. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in Bolgatanga after meeting the District Directors of NCCE, Mr Pontius Pilate …

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Doctor reveals Akufo-Addo's medical records; dismisses Africawatch claims

The medical doctor for the New Patriotic Party flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo has dismissed claims by a UK based Africawatch Magazine that his client his sick with acute cancer and kidney problems. Prof Adu Gyamfi said on Joy FM’s Newsfile program Saturday, the claims in the magazine can only be a …

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NDC likely to steal my ideas Nana Addo

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate, Nana Akufo Addo, has said he will not be surprised if the Mahama administration begins to implement some of his campaign promises before the December polls. According to Nana Addo, the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) is bereft of ideas. Speaking at a …

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Timing of NPPs action against Mahama over Ford gift wrong Pelpuo

The Member of Parliament for Wa Central, Dr. Rashid Pelpuo, has chastised the Minority over its failed attempt to get Parliament to investigate President John Mahama for his acceptance of the Ford Expedition gift from a Burkinabe contractor. “It was good the Speaker threw it out because we don’t have time for …

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Independent candidate vows to unseat NDC Akatsi South MP

A former member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), who is contesting the parliamentary seat in the Akatsi South Constituency, Lawyer Evans Djikunu, has said he is leaving no stone unturned to snatch the seat from the incumbent NDC MP, Bernard Ahiafor in the upcoming elections. The deep rivalry between …

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Speaker Adjaho erred in throwing out 'Ford motion' by Minority- Former Clerk

A former Clerk of Parliament has said Speaker Edward Doe Adjaho erred in his outright dismissal of a motion brought before him by the Minority in respect of the controversial Ford gift scandal involving President John Mahama. Samuel Darkwa who served in the House from 1961 to 1997 said Parliament …

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