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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.

Blame Samia for youth agitation in CPP – Dir. of Comm.

Following the suspension of CPP's National Youth Organiser, Ernesto Yeboah and General Secretary Nii Armah Akronfah for publicly chiding presidential candidate Ivor Greenstreet over the Mahama-Ford saga and the agitation by the party’s youth on Monday for their reinstatement, Kadril Abdul Rauf believes Samia Nkrumah cannot escape blame.

Nana leads Mahama by 13 points in online poll

Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP),Nana Akufo-Addo, has a 13-point lead over President John Dramani Mahama, who is seeking re-election on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), results of an online poll has suggested.

We won't allow any probe into Mahma's car gift - NDC caucus

Attempts by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) to get parliament to probe the circumstances under which John Dramani Mahama received a four-wheel vehicle believed to be worth around $100,000 as a gift from a Burkinabe contractor will likely not succeed.

NPP man shot by robbers

A member of the opposition New Patriotic Party’s Akropong and Eastern regional communication team, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as IGP, has been attacked and shot by armed robbers at his residence in Accra.

Krowor NDC candidate steps down

The National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams has indicated the party is poised to win the Krowor seat despite the stepping down of its parliamentary candidate over the weekend.

Akufo-Addo condoles Prez Mahama over mum's death

New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended his condolence to President Mahama, following the death of his mother, Abiba Nnaba.

“I extend my condolences to @JDMahama and his family on the passing of his mother, Madam Abiba Nnaba. May she rest in perfect peace", Akufo-Addo tweeted.

Abiba Nnaba, according to the Minister of Communications, Edward Omane Boamah died on Tuesday night.

Family sources say the late Hajia Abib is expected to be buried later at Damango in the Northern Region in line with Islamic tradition.

Allotey was arrested – Hopeson Adorye insists

A member of New Patriotic Party (NPP)'s Communications team, Hopeson Adorye, has insisted the Central Regional chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Allotey Jacobs, was held and questioned by British law enforcement agents over money laundering at the Heathrow Airport on Sunday.

Our order was clear, EC must get rid of NHIS voters - Justice Dotse

Justice Jones Dotse, member of the seven-member Supreme Court panel that ruled on the legality or otherwise of NHIS registrants on the voter has stated that the court's directive for names of such registrants to be taken off the register by the Electoral Commission.