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NPP lose another chairman

The Ahafo Ano South Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Anthony Osei Yaw Akoto has passed on at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) where he  had been receiving treatment after sustaining multiple injuries from a fatal accident which occurred last Monday.

Konadu's presence won't change anything, Mahama will still win - Minister

Minister of Communications, Dr Edward Omane Boamah has stated the presence of former first lady and flagbearer of National Democratic Party, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings in the November elections would only have “insignificant” impact on the elections and would not change anything.

NDC registering minors - EC official

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been accused of attempting to register underaged persons in the ongoing limited voters registration exercise in the Tamale Metropolis.

MMDCEs must not be appointed, they must apply - Konadu

The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, has supported calls for a stop to the appointment of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs).

I dropped 'Wontumi' case for my mum - Ibrahim

The Manhyia North New Patriotic Party (NPP) Constituency Secretary, Felix Ibrahim has disclosed he decided to withdraw an assault case against the regional Chairman of the party because his mother was being threatened.

Inusah Fuseini denies EC bribery claims by NPP

Incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale Central in the Northern Region, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini has denied claims by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary candidate for the area, Dr. Barhama Ibrahim Anyass that, he [Fuseini] had been bribing Electoral Commission officers in the ongoing limited voter registration exercise.

Chairman 'Wontumi' granted bail

Ashanti Regional New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi-Boasiako facing charges for assaulting Manhyia North MP, Collins Owusu Amankwa has been granted bail by the Asokwa Magistrate court.

Chairman 'Wontumi' for court today

The incarcerated Ashanti regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Bernard Antwi Boasiako aka Chairman 'Wontumi',  will be put before court today for the alleged assault of Manhyia North Member of Parliament., Collins Owusu Amankwaah.

Nana Addo in SA to receive Honourary Doctorate degree

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa left Ghana last night to South Africa where an Honourary Doctor of Law Degree will be conferred on him by the prestigious University of Fort Hare, Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa, on May 5, 2016, as part of the University’s centenary celebrations.

NPP's Chairman 'Wontumi' put behind bars

Police in the Ashanti Region have put behind bars the Ashanti Rehional New Patriotic Party (NPP)  Chairman, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako aka 'Chairman Wontumi', reports filtering in suggest.

Nana Addo welcomes Konadu into Presidential race

Former first lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has being congratulated by New Patriotic Party (NPP) Flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over her election as the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDP).

 Mrs Rawlings was on Saturday, by accalamation, elected as the presidential candidate of the NDP for the upcoming general elections, a party she founded after breaking away from ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2012. 

In his congratulatory message,  Akufo-Addo said, “I congratulate warmly Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings on her election, on Saturday, April 30, 2016, as the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDP) for the 2016 elections.

“Her wealth of experience in Ghanaian politics should put her in good stead to help steer and shape the nature of our political discourse from one of attrition, personality attacks and negative preoccupations to an issues-based campaign, hinged on the competition of policies and ideas.

“That is how the public interest of our nation can be best served. The New Patriotic Party and I welcome her into the race for the Presidency and wish her well.”