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Mahama's tour disrupted by student nurses at Nalerigu

President John Mahama's 'Accounting to the People' tour the Northern Region was temporarily disrupted on Wednesday after students of the Nalerigu Nursing College embarked on a massive demonstration the same time the president entered the town.

Montie FM panellists lawyer says clients remorseful, case set for July 18

Ghana’s Supreme Court was in session to hear the case involving the Montie FM panellists and show host on Tuesday but as fate would have it directors of Network Broadcasting Limited to which Montie FM belongs had all embarked on foreign trips except Mr. Edward Addo as submitted by Nana Ato Dadzie, counsel for the owners.

NPP has solution to 'Dumsor'

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it has the solutions to the financial crises which has engulfed the energy sector and plunged the nation into darkness.

EC deletes 56,000 'NHIS voters'

The over 56,000 contentious National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) registrants on the voters’ register have been deleted, the Electoral Commissions announced on Tuesday.

Ningo-Prampram NDC desert Sam George for NPP candidate

Trouble seems to be brewing in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ningo-Prampram Constituency as some party loyalists are deserting their parliamentary candidate, Sam George Nartey even before his campaign gets in motion.

APC’s Hassan Ayariga begins nationwide tour

As the campaigning season draws near the various political parties seek to be visible to attract members and newly formed All People’s Congress (APC) is not to be left behind.

President Mahama in Upper East Region for 2 day tour

President Mahama’s “Accounting to the people” tour is set to take him to Zebilla in the Bawku West District where he is scheduled to cut sod cutting for works to commence on the Bolgatang-Bawku road at Tilli, inspect the Bawku Water Project and pay a courtesy call on the Bawku Naba before holding an interaction with the clergy on Monday evening.

PPP’s Ndoum campaign set in motion

Groupe Nduom’s president and founder of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Kwesi Nduom has set in motion his campaign ahead of the 2016 elections.

Why has the National Identification System stalled for 10 years? - PPP

The Progressive People's Party’s (PPP) policy advisor Kofi Asamoah Siaw opines that should violence break out over the electoral register, the blame needs to be put squarely at the feet of president Mahama adding the credibility of the register lies rather with the National Identification System.

Parliament to hold forum on new voting day

A public forum is to be held on Monday, July 11 to give stakeholders and the public, in general, an opportunity to make inputs into the Constitution (Amendment) Bill.

Tano, Basiru appointed acting Gen Sec, Youth Org of CPP

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has appointed Yaw Asani Tano, the deputy General Secretary in charge of Administration as the acting General Secretary and Nabila Basiru, the deputy Youth Organiser as Youth Organiser.

Punishing Ken Agyapong would have prevented threats on judges – Lawyer


Lawyer for Godwin Ako Gunn, one of the men accused of threatening judges of the Supreme Court on Montie FM, Chris Ackumey, believes recent alleged threats on the lives of judges could have been prevented if persons who made similar irresponsible public comments in the past, like Kennedy Agyapong had been duly punished.

I support NDC out of love, not money - Dumelo

Despite suggestions that he has been paid by government officials to support the President John Mahama, popular actor, John Dumelo has disclosed that he has always been a member of NDC since former President Rawlings’ administration.

Kofi Adams tells LMVCA even if Nana Addo is made EC chair Mahama will win

Despite claims by pressure group Let My Vote Count Alliance (LMVCA) that EC boss Charlotte Osei has displayed bias in favour of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the campaign coordinator for the NDC has cheekily pronounced on Joy News, that even if Nana Addo is made Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), President John Mahama will be retained by Ghanaians as their leader.