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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.

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.

Akufo-Addo outdoors key Presidential staffers

 Akufo-Addo outdoors key Presidential staffersThe President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has apppointed Madam Frema Osei-Opare as his Chief of Staff.

Isaac Osei to take over TOR as MD

 The outgoing Member of Parliament (MP) for Subin in Kumasi, Mr Isaac Osei is to take over from Mr Kwame Awuah Darko as the new Managing Director (MD) of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), Graphic Online has learnt.

President-elect Akufo-Addo tours Flagstaff House

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo and President John Mahama As part of preparations to take over the reigns of government, President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo, has been given a tour of the Flagstaff House by President John Mahama.

President inaugurates Academy of Arts and Sciences office

 The front view of the Academy of Art and Sciences head office. President John Dramani Mahama has inaugurated the head office of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences and commended the academy for its contributions to national development.

Prez confident projects will be continued

President Mahama (middle) cutting the sod for commencement of work on the project President Mahama (middle) cutting the sod for commencement of work on the project

Nana Akufo-Addo drops names of three more appointees

From left: Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture; Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, and Mr Isaac Asiamah, the Ministry of Youth and Sports. From left: Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture; Prof.

GBA boss files suit at Supreme Court over payment of ex gratia to MPs

Supreme Court 11 The Brong Ahafo Regional Chairman of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) Alfred Tuah Yeboah has filed a suit at the Supreme Court challenging the approval of a 10% increase in emoluments for outgoing government appointees and other article 71 office holders.

We won’t respond to Rawlings – NDC

Rawlings At Award 4The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has stated that in the short-term, it will refrain from responding to its founder, Jerry John Rawlings’ diagnosis of the party’s poor performance in the past elections.

Fighting Rawlings needless – Kofi Adams

Rawlings Ndc44 It is needless for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to fight its founder Jerry John Rawlings over its loss at the 2016 elections, National Organiser of the party Kofi Adams has said.

NPP, NDC supporters clash at Suhum, several injured

 POLICE ON GUARDScores of supporters of the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party clashed Monday night at Suhum leaving many injured.

Mahama holds last cabinet meeting today

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I return home with uneasiness - Harruna Attah

HARRUNA ATTAH2 Ghana’s High Commissioner to Namibia and Botswana, Harruna Attah has said he is returning home with some uneasiness since his critics see his service to the nation as a crime.

Mahama clears desk for Akufo-Addo

Mahama Office2 President John Dramani Mahama whose tenure of office ends the night of January 6, 2017 has virtually packed everything on his presidential desk as he prepares to leave office.

90% of Ghanaian churches now business entities - Pastor

Religion2 The claim that the proliferation of more churches in Ghana is for business purpose and not to convert souls for Christ has been given credence by Rev. Stephen Odamy Asare of the Genesis international church.

Zoomlion cleans Accra ahead of presidential inauguration for free

Zoomlion Cleans4 Zoomlion Ghana Limited has embarked on a massive street public cleansing exercise of major communities within Accra and Tema to welcome the New Year and prepare for the inauguration of the 5th Government of the Fourth Republic of Ghana on 7th January. 

Akufo-Addo’s promises 'doable' – Kofi Adams

Kofi Adams2 The policy proposals and programmes espoused by president-elect Nana Addo Dakwa Akufo-Addo during the electioneering are doable and require the support of all Ghanaians irrespective of their political affiliation, Mr Kofi Adams, National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said.