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Paul Afoko to defy party on launch of party card

Chairman of the New Patriotic Party Paul Afoko is set to defy any internal opposition from some top guns and launch the second phase of the new NPP membership card. The Second Vice-chairman of the party Sammy Crabbe is backing the party chairman to go ahead with the exercise which has been described by the National Treasurer Abankwa Yeboah as illegal. According to National Treasurer, the party's National Co ...

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Ade Coker “slowly but surely” sabotaging Mahama – Ayawaso NDC chair alleges

It would be extremely difficult for President Mahama to win Greater Accra in the 2016 elections, if Ade Coker is not stopped from undermining constituency executives. That is the verdict of the Ayawaso Central constituency chairman of the NDC, Ebenezer Arkutu. He told most of his colleague constituency chairmen in the region are bitter and have serious issues with the regional chairman whose ...

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Kwabena Agyepong is an albatross around NPP’s neck – K.T Hammond

Member of Parliament for Adansi-Asokwa in the Ashanti Region, Kobina Tahir Hammond, has described the leadership of the General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyei Agyepong as ‘an albatross’ haunting the party. K.T Hammond speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen Programme said the continuous frictions in the party in recent times indicate the level of problems he has brought into the NPP pa ...

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Judge me by my performance, not by ethnicity- Sawla-Tuna- Kalba DCE

District Chief Executive for Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district, Alhaji Mumuni Isaac Dramani has appealed to delegates in the Sawla-Tuna- Kalba constituency to judge him by his performance and not the ethnic group he comes from. Speaking in an interview with at Sawla, district capital for Sawla-Tuna- Kalba, Alhaji Dramani stated that his five years’ experience as a district chief executive has brough ...

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NDC to investigate former EOCO boss

The governing National Democratic Congress says it will investigate former boss of the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) after it received a petition against his candidature. A private citizen Gilbert Akpabey had accused Kweku Mortey Akpadzi of economic sabotage. Mr. Akpadzi would be contesting the Ho West parliamentary primary in the Volta region. He is expected to face the vetting committee, Frid ...

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Judicial scandal: Anas keeps a tight lip to international media

Ace Investigative Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has refused to comment on the judicial scandal in several interviews with international media organizations including the BBC and Aljazeera. Anas told the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation it would be prejudicial to comment on the issue which is before a Judiciary Committee. “It is true that 34 judges have all been suspended but I'm unable to give further co ...

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Police set to prosecute couple who allegedly burned boy’s fingers

Prosecutors in Kumasi say they have gathered enough evidence to ensure a deserving punishment for the couple accused of burning the fingers of a two-year-old boy. The little boy lost all five fingers of his left hand after allegedly being brutally abused by Rita Oduro Oti and Richard Oduro Oti for eating in a neighbour’s house. They were granted bail Thursday by a Kumasi Circuit Court after spending several ...

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Ghana’s airspace still safe despite Starbow incident- Ativor

Ghanaians have been urged not to prejudge the safety standards of local airline Starbow following yesterday’s accident at the Tamale airport. Transport Minister Dzifa Ativor is convinced all investigative processes are underway and a report will be made available in no time. The plane from Accra to Tamale overshot the run way at Tamale Airport and broke through a barricade. There were no injuries reported b ...

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Hotline: Ghana facing food crisis

When you live in the city you hardly think of where the foodstuffs you buy may be coming from and which people produce them. You sometimes wonder why prices are high and blame it all on government. Well, something else is set to worsen this situation this year. In many parts of the country the rains are not coming and farmers are making huge losses. There's fear the country would be hit by a food crisis. Th ...

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Judicial scandal: 4 accused clerks directed to watch video, return with response

Four staff of the Judicial Serv­ice implicated in the latest Anas Aremeyaw Anas bribery scandal Thursday have been asked to watch the video and return with responses when they appeared before the Chief Justice's committee of inquiry. The court clerks are expected to justify why disciplinary actions should not be taken against them. They are Elias Nkansah, Daniel Dzata, Eric Ayensu and Peace Abuadzi - all cl ...

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