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I Will Assist Local Industries To Create Jobs-kofi Akpaloo

Sunday, January 25, 2015 Flagbearer of Independent People's Party in the 2012 general elections, Mr. Kofi Akpaloo has expressed worry at the increase in unemployment especially among the youth in the country over the years. He has however pledged to assist local industries to help them expand their operations in order to em ...

AMA removes Nigeria election billboards

Sunday, January 25, 2015 The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has removed Nigerian national election campaign billboards after they popped up in some parts of the capital, Accra. Billboards campaigning for Goodluck Jonathan to be elected president in Nigeria have popped up in Ghana. The billboards located at Danquah ...

General Secretaries boycott of Joy FM's Newsfile, 'emotionally incompetent' - Amoako Baah

Sunday, January 25, 2015 Head of Political Science Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr. Richard Amoako Baah has described General Secretaries of the three major political parties in the country as 'emotionally incompetent' after they boycotted of Joy FM's current affairs show Ne ...

EC Inaugurates Reform Committee

Saturday, January 24, 2015 The Electoral Commission (EC) has inaugurated a 10-member committee to oversee the implementation of electoral reforms ahead of the 2016 general elections. The committee, which is chaired by a member of the EC, Georgina Opoku Amankwa, has Peter Mac Manu, New Patriotic Party (NPP); Asiedu Nketia, ...

Gov't Bribed Demonstrators With €500 And €1000—Hopeson Adorye

Friday, January 23, 2015 Concerned Ghanaians in Germany, who staged a demonstration against President John Dramani Mahama, have alleged that the Mahama government bribed some Ghanaian nationals in Germany not to engage in the protest. In an attempt to set the records straight, the leadership of the demonstrators d ...

Mahama Accepts Dumsor Blame At Last!

Friday, January 23, 2015 President John Dramani Mahama has accepted blame for the inability of his government to fix the raging power crises the country is currently experiencing and thus declared that he should be held responsible. Ghanaians have over the last couple of years been enduring long hours of power out ...

The Size Of ‘Kenkey’ Has Not Shrunk Under My Presidency

Friday, January 23, 2015 There is a staple food glut in the country, President John Mahama has said. We have done well in terms of our staple foods. There is no shortage in terms of our staple foods, President Mahama told Ghanaians in Germany Tuesday after his two-day state visit to the European country. He s ...

JJ Rejected Salary As President---Nana Konadu

Friday, January 23, 2015 Former President Jerry Rawlings never took salary as head of state for the entire time that he led Ghana from 1992 to 2000, his wife has revealed for the first time. 'He was not earning an income,' Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings told Bismark Brown of ETV Friday January 23, 2015. ...

EC sets up 10-member committee to oversee Supreme Court recommendations

Friday, January 23, 2015 The Electoral Commission has inaugurated a 10 member committee to oversee proposals for electoral reforms ahead of the crucial national elections next year. The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) challenged the presidential results of the 2012 elections citing alleged discrepancies and irregula ...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

‘No Reckless Borrowing’

Friday, January 23, 2015 New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer for the 2016 general elections, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said an NPP government that he would lead would avoid reckless borrowing. He said in London yesterday that if elected, his government would do well to move away from the high fiscal deficits and ...

Ghanaians have come to trust me - Akufo-Addo

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo says he is optimistic about his chances of winning the 2016 election because Ghanaians trust that he holds the key to unlocking the country's fortunes. Nana Addo added: When I go around the country, I sense this and it is like, after a ...

Demo Hits Mahama In Germany

Thursday, January 22, 2015 President John Mahama suffered another humiliation during his recent visit to Germany as some Ghanaian residents in the national capital, Berlin, decided to stage a demonstration against him last Tuesday. The protestors, most of whom wielded placards which read, 'Drop your annoying Mahama, ...
Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan

Afari-Gyan Backs Partisan District Elections

Thursday, January 22, 2015 The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan has backed calls for local government elections to be conducted on a partisan basis. According to him, 'Eventually in the future, we will have to open it up to partisan participation, because they (parties) are behind the ...
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