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New register or not; Mahama must go – NPP

A former Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Peter Mac Manu, has served notice the Mahama administration will be changed in 2016 whether the Electoral Commission compiles a new voters’ register or not. Mr. Mac Manu, who is the leader of Nana Akufo-Addo’s 2016 Campaign Team, made the assertion at the party’s headquarters on Thursday. He was responding to the EC’s position not to create a ne ...

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Avoid provocative utterances ahead of 2016 polls – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has admonished both political and religious leaders to be circumspect about their utterances in a bid to ensure  a peaceful election in 2016. Ghana will be going to the polls on in November this year to elect a President and Members of Parliament who will serve the country for the next four years. But as with every elections, there have been concerns about the country’s ...

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EC’s response on 76,000 Togolese mindboggling – NPP

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has rejected the Electoral Commission’s assertions that it did not provide ample evidence to support its claims that the voters’ register is bloated with nearly 76,000 names of Togolese nationals. The NPP, together with other parties and civil society organisations, has been at the forefront of calls for a new voters’ register for the 2016 polls. The party amongst ot ...

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NPP’s voters’ register argument waste of time – Anyidoho

Deputy General Secretary of the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, has discounted claims by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) that the Electoral Commission is scheming to give some parties undue advantage in the November elections by refusing to compile a new voters’ register. The NPP at a news conference on Thursday said the Electoral Commission’s posture suggests an attempt to manipu ...

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Mahama’s justification of new taxes ‘unconvincing’ – MP

A New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for the Obuasi West constituency, Kwaku Kwarteng has lashed out at President John Mahama for justifying the huge taxes imposed on Ghanaians by the government. According to the MP, the reasons given by the president during a media interaction are “unconvincing.” Government in the beginning of 2016 increased a number of taxes.It also introduced the Energy Sector levi ...

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E.K. Afranie: 2015 was a good year for football

Former national team coach E.K. Afranie has described the 2015 football year as ”successful” for the nation with the Black Queens winning gold at the All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville. The Black Stars finished second in the 2015 AFCON after losing to Cote d’Ivoire in the finals while the Black Princesses qualified to the 2016 FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup in Papua New Guinea. For Afranie, these achievemen ...

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Chelsea: Cesc Fabregas says players must justify ‘big wages’

Chelsea’s players need to justify their “big wages” and start playing like “big players”, says Cesc Fabregas. The Premier League champions are only one point above the relegation zone after Monday’s defeat at Leicester, their ninth loss of the season. After the game, boss Jose Mourinho said his “work was betrayed” by his players. “If you are a big player and paid like a big player, you must play like a big ...

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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich considers sacking Mourinho

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is to hold an emergency board meeting today to decide the fate of manager Jose Mourinho, according to reports. The Portuguese, who led the Blues to the Premier League title last season, is said to be under huge pressure with the club now 16th in the Premier League with just 15 points from their first 15 matches, a point above the relegation zone. Mourinho still retains strong ...

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Syria conflict: Kerry seeks to narrow divisions with Russia

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Moscow for talks to try to bridge gaps with Russia over the political process to end Syria’s civil war. He is now in talks with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and will later meet President Vladimir Putin. The US and Russia have long disagreed on what role Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should play in the process. The US wants Mr Assad to stand down but Russia says on ...

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Zimbabwe lawmaker charged over Grace Mugabe insult

A legislator from Zimbabwe’s ruling party appeared in court Monday for uttering “insulting remarks” about President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace during a verbal exchange with a fellow ZANU-PF party member. Member of parliament Justice Wadyajena, 35, was charged with “criminal insult or, alternatively, conduct likely to provoke the breach of peace” when he appeared before magistrate Lindiwe Maphosa in the reso ...

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