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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.

 

Flagstaff House religiously skewed – Bawumia

Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia The running mate of the Opposition New Patriotic Party Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that the Presidency is religiously skewed.

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.

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 We're just returning from Sunyani our manifesto launch, and I must say the love is deep. Looking at the unity among our elected officials, the cohesion, the enthusiasm and the determination to retain power, coupled with the unity of the rank and file of our party, one is not lost at admiring the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

DEVELOPING A NATION IN THE CONTEXT OF A POLITICAL ECONOMY

Political economy is the study of production and trade and their links with custom, government and law. It is the study and use of how economic theory and methods influence and develop different social and economic systems, such as capitalism, socialism and communism, and it analyzes how public policy is created and implemented.

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Political promises are on the rise as another opportunity has presented itself for some politicians to engage in unethical politics. Once the opportunity has come, electorates must be on the look for unscrupulous politicians who would want to trick them. 

THE CHURCH AND POLITICS

The Church is expected to be the moral fibre of our society. It is expected to be the last resort that checks the behaviour of people in authority as well as enjoined by the good Book to help shape the vision of such people in authority. The Church is populated with many individuals who belong to various political parties, share various political opinions as well as those who are apolitical. 

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Gradually the campaign momentum is picking. And as usual, even before manifestos are launched, politicians are up on the roofs with promises, some of which sounds real with others that sound clearly like scam.

PLAYING THE VICTIM AFTER MANY YEARS OF INSULTS

I personally had taken interest in politics in my country for quite sometime. I have been involved in many political activities over the years, and had kept participating in the processes that led to the election of presidents of my country Ghana for sometime now. To put it simply, I have been a political watcher who was keen on political leadership offered followers of the various political parties.

PLAYING THE VICTIM AFTER MANY YEARS OF INSULTS

I personally had taken interest in politics in my country for quite sometime. I have been involved in many political activities over the years, and had kept participating in the processes that led to the election of presidents of my country Ghana for sometime now. To put it simply, I have been a political watcher who was keen on political leadership offered followers of the various political parties.

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 Since the release of the 25th edition on Monday 22nd August, 2016, I felt reluctant keeping the President's phone away from me because of certain behaviours in our society that were rearing their funny heads. I knew sooner than later, i would have no option than to release some episodes outside my normal mode of operation. And true to my conviction, we have arrived here.

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 Since the release of the 25th edition on Monday 22nd August, 2016, I felt reluctant keeping the President's phone away from me because of certain behaviours in our society that were rearing their funny heads. I knew sooner than later, i would have no option than to release some episodes outside my normal mode of operation. And true to my conviction, we have arrived here.

GHANA CANNOT BE DEVELOPED IN A VACUUM

View photo in message The development of Ghana has taken many dimensional discussions.

NDC declares ‘Operation Win All Seats’ in Northern region

NDC6 Declares ‘Operation Win All Seats The Northern Regional Campaign Team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has declared an ‘Operation Win All Seats’ in the Northern Region.

'One student one tablet' policy is doable - Haruna Iddrisu

Haruna Iddrisu Microphone Labour Relations Minister Haruna Iddrisu says government’s promise to give each student in public schools a tablet is a realistic pledge to revolutionise the teaching and learning.

Mahama's good governance attracts more loans - Chief

 Obirifo Ahunako Ahor AnkobeaParamount Chief of Gomoa Akyampim traditional area in the Central Region, Obirifo Ahunako Ahor Ankobea II says President Mahama is receiving loans from donor countries as a result of his good governance.

Petroleum Revenue will fund National Health Insurance scheme from 2017 – Mahama

Mahama Higlight President John Mahama has indicated that a percentage of the Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) from petroleum revenue will be used in funding the National Health Insurance Scheme during his second term in office beginning 2017.

NDC to employ 10,000 ‘Kayayei’ – Mahama

John Dramani Mahama Hand President John Dramani Mahama has promised that the next NDC administration his watch will train about 10,000 female head porters popularly known as ‘Kayayei’ for employment if he is retained after the December 7, 2016 general election.

Mahama picks 2016 presidential forms

Koku2 Anyidoho NDC Forms President John Dramani Mahama has picked nomination forms to contest the 2016 presidential elections.

ELEBRATING A SOUL, J.E.A. MILLS FOUR YEARS ON

Perhaps, I might be too young to write on a giant who would have turned 72 on the 21st of this month July, 2016. Perhaps, because I may have been too far away from him both in public and private life. Or even, perhaps, I may be seen to lack the details of his life. But, I believe, whatever I have seen, and whatever I have heard so far, would provide me appropriate information to celebrate the life of a Professor. 

Montie 3: Martey's attack on petitioners unfortunate - Anyidoho

Koku Anyidoho New Citi Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, has chided the head of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana Rev. Professor Emmanuel Martey for labeling signatories to the Montie three petition as 'nation wreckers'.

Mahama verifies name in voters' register

 

Sophia Akuffo is a disgrace to Ghana’s Supreme Court

 S OphiaSometimes you pause to ask, how some people moved to certain high positions they are occupying in Ghana today. Reason being that some of the things they spew to the masses make a huge mockery to the populace.

Communication Team of NDC UK & Ireland Chapter freeze media Interactions in UK in solidarity with freedom of speech and press freedom in Ghana.

 Image result for press freedom indexThe communication team of NDC UK and Ireland Chapter have resolved to freeze media interactions for a week to demonstrate our disagreement with the severity of punishment imposed on a journalist and two other panelists by the Supreme Court Judges Chaired by Justice Sophia A.B. Akuffo.