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EC accepts PPP’s GH¢50,000 filing fee in bizarre twist

It was a curious affair at the Electoral Commission Headquarters in Accra when the chairman of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) filed the nomination papers of its presidential candidate, Paa Kwesi Ndoum on deadline date today but curiously added the GH¢50,000 charged fee they disputed leading to a suit they filed at the Accra High Court.

A fellow woman shall be my vice, to be unveiled at manifesto launch – Akua Donkor

With the Convention People’s Party’s presidential candidate, Ivor Kobina Greentsreet naming 72-year old retired diplomat, Nana Gabby Nsiah Nketiah as his running mate, the founder and presidential candidate of the of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Akua Donkor, who was at the Electoral Commission’s (EC) head office was queried by media men about who could be partnering her on the ticket.

CHRAJ investigation into Mahama's Ford gift was rudimentary - Dissatisfied Minority Leader

Minority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has expressed his dissatisfaction with the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice's (CHRAJ) conclusion on the controversial Ford gift given to President John Mahama by a Burkinabe contractor, Djibril Kanazoe describing their approach to the investiagtion as rudimentary.

MCE cries foul over attempts by Ken Agyapong to let Bawumia commission market shed

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Assin North Municipal Assembly, Dr Kofi Blankson in the Central has expressed his displeasure at attempts by Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong to commission a Market Shed constructed at Foso, the municipal capital with the MP's share of the common fund.

Former Kufuor adviser named CPP running mate

A 72-year old retired diplomat , Nana Gabby Nsiah Nketiah, has been named as the running mate of Convention Peoples  Party (CPP) Preisdential Candidate, Ivor Kobina Greentsreet

I'll make Nana Addo my Speaker of Parliament - UFP Flagbearer

Presidential Candidate of the United Front Party (UFP), Nana Agyenim Boateng has disclosed his intentions of making New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo the Speaker of Parliament should he win the upcoming presidential elections.

NDC Regional Chairman told lies upon Veep’s visit to Nkawkaw Zongo - Assemblyman

The Assemblyman for New Oribon Electoral Area in the Kwahu South District in the Eastern Region, Hon. Kofi Nkrumah Asante is accusing the Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Tawiah Boateng for misleading the vice president and the general public on September, 22 during the veep’s visit to the Nkawkaw Zongo Community.

Mahama cleared of bribery in Ford gift saga

President John Mahama has been cleared of bribery allegations concerning the controversial Ford gift he received from Burkinabe contractor, Djibril Kanazoe.

Akufo-Addo won't declare assets - NPP

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will not declare his assets before he files his nomination form to contest in the December 7 general elections, acting General Secretary of the party John Boadu.

EC suspends nomination form receipt after being served with injunction

The Electoral Commissioner, Charlotte Osei has disclosed that the commission has been served with an interlocutory injunction by the court hence the temporal suspension of the receipt of filled nomination forms by presidential, independent and parliamentary aspirants although tomorrow was to have been deadline date.