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NDC UK and Ireland Chapter launches Campaign and Manifesto for 2016 elections

 The NDC UK and Ireland Chapter has officially launched its campaign and the 2016 manifesto in London, ahead of the December polls under the theme “Changing Lives, Transforming Ghana,” on Saturday, 1st October 2016, in North London.

Highlights of the NDC 2016 manifesto

Ma Highlight President John Dramani Mahama, who is also the National Democratic Congress’ flagbearer for the 2016 elections, on Tuesday presented highlights of the party’s manifesto to a cross-section of the public. 

NDC outdoors 2016 campaign team, Mosquito in the chair

 The General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress, (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, otherwise called General Mosquito, is to chair a 15-member election campaign team to prosecute the party's agenda to get President John Mahama re-elected.

Mahama promises "massive" job creation

 President John Dramani Mahama says his second term of office will see what he described as "a massive investment in the real sector" of the Ghanaian economy.

 

GREEN BOOK - ACCOUNTING TO THE PEOPLE

 President John Dramani Mahama made a pact with the sovereign people of Ghana in 2012 to deliver on their mandate in a manner that will change lives and transform our dear nation, Ghana.

Achievements of the “Incompetent” President

Mensah Dekportor, the writer Dr. Bawumia and a host of NPP officials have recently resorted to negative and insulting language in their references to President Mahama as their main political message to Ghanaians going into election 2016.

Ransford Tetteh Okai, Former Security Aide to Akuffo Addo writes:

 "Although I empathize with the suspended leaders of our party, I would not hesitate blaming some of them for what we seeing especially Sammy Crabbe and Mr Ayikoi Out. I used to be one of the close security operatives working at the office and residence of Nana Addo and went through a lot as a close security confidant of the man and later as one in charge of his travels. This open hatred for some particular ethnic groups started showing up years ago and some of us had to defy all odds to fight against such negatives.

NDC UK & Ireland Chapter Inaugurates More Branches In London

 The growing number of NDC members in London has necessitated the opening of more branches. The Chapter Executives supervised peaceful elections to elect officers to steer the affairs of the party in the northern and southern parts of London.

‘I don't think Osafo Maafo's comment was tribalistic’ – Akufo-Addo

 The 2016 flagbearer of the main opposition New Patriotic Party Nana Akufo-Addo has said he did not “understand” the recent controversial comments made by former finance minister Yaw Osafo Maafo to be tribalistic.

We're solidly behind Akufo-Addo’s dev't agenda - Afede

Daily Togbe Afede The president of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV, has rallied chiefs across the country to play active roles in developing the country.

Akoto Ampaw is Special Prosecutor

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 President Akufo-Addo has named renowned lawyer, Akoto Ampaw as the special independent prosecutor of government.

National Security storms Agyenim-Boateng's home for missing cars

James Agyenim Boateng Presidential Staffer James Agyenim Boateng, former aide to Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, has revealed that some National Security operatives were at his home on the morning of Tuesday, 7 February in search of missing state cars.

Asset seizure: We’ll fight back – NDC

Nketiah Fake The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has served notice that any form of attack in the name of retrieving alleged looting of state property will be “resisted” by its members.

You have right to rule, not to disrespect rights of others – Haruna tells NPP

Haruna Outgoing Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu has called on the Akufo-Addo led administration to call its supporters who are locking up public facilities and harrassing followers of the opposition National Democratic Congress to order.

Almost 3,000 police recruits dismissed on orders of IGP

Ghana Police Chest Approximately 3,000 newly recruited officers of the Ghana Police Service have had their enlistment revoked. 

Minority responds to Bawumia on Gh¢7billion 'undisclosed' expenditure

Haruna Idrisu, Minority leader  The Minority in Parliament has responded to Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia's revelation that the NDC government failed to disclose a Gh¢7billion expenditure.

John Kudalor retires from Police Service

 Mr John Kudalor being pull-out out by some officers othe Ghana Police Service Mr John Kudalor being pull-out out by some officers othe Ghana Police Service

‘Kandahar Boys’ attack NHIA offices

The Kandahar Boys are one of the known vigilante groups in the Tamale metropolis with their base at Aboabo, one of the suburbs. Some members of a vigilante group, the Kandahar Boys, yesterday attacked some workers of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) offices in both the Tamale Metropolis and the Sagnarigu District in the Northern Region.

ICU urges reduction in utility tariffs

 Mr Kotei said the government of President Nana Ado Dankwa Akufo-Addo took cognisance of major issues, including the power outages and the unstable cedi, to promise Ghanaians better conditions.The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) has urged the government to fulfil its promises of reducing utility tariffs to bring relief to Ghanaian workers.

Third FPSO to set sail to Ghana next week. Vessel named after former Prez Kufuor

The newly inaugurated FPSO.

Ghana’s third Floating Offloading Production Storage (FPSO) will set sail to Ghana next week after it was officially named by the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, at a colourful ceremony in Singapore.

Meet Haruna Iddrisu. Minority Leader of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana

Minority Leader of the Seventh Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu Minority Leader of the Seventh Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu

NDC never approved 13.9 million dollars for Veep’s residence

 The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has disputed the allegation made by Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia that the ex-President John Dramani Mahama, approved 13.9 million dollars for an official residence for Vice President.

Prez Akufo-Addo files tax returns

 President Akufo-Addo The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has declared his assets in fulfilment of Article 286 (1) of the 1992 Constitution and Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualification) Act, 1998 (Act 550).

I owe Mahama no apologies – Otiko

 Gender and Social Protection minister designate, Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba says she will not apologise to former President John Mahama for comments she made during the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) campaign.

I didn't support Agyapong's "sex for job" claims - Otiko

 The Minister designate for Gender and Social Protection, Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba has said she did not support claims by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong that the Chairperson for the Electoral Commission (EC) was appointed due to sexual favours.

Haruna Iddrisu is Minority Leader

Haruna Iddrisu Minister Trade

 Outgoing Minister of Employment and Labour Relations Haruna Iddrisu has been nominated and accepted as the Minority Leader in the yet-to-be-constituted 7th parliament of Ghana’s Fourth Republic.

Haruna Iddrisu is Minority Leader

Haruna Iddrisu Minister Trade

 Outgoing Minister of Employment and Labour Relations Haruna Iddrisu has been nominated and accepted as the Minority Leader in the yet-to-be-constituted 7th parliament of Ghana’s Fourth Republic.

Video: Was Rawlings dismissive of Oko Vanderpuije?

 Accra Mayor Alfred Oko Vanderpuije was trying to interact with former President Jerry John Rawlings while the two were walking to enter the chamber of Parliament. 

Ocquaye is Speaker! Osei Owusu, Babgin to assist

 Minutes after mid-night Friday, Prof Mike Ocquaye will be proposed and most likely sworn-in as Speaker of Parliament for the Seventh Parliament of the 4th Republic.