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Abuga Pele defeated in NDC primary, ready to stand as independent candidate

Implying bias on the part of national and regional executives against him in the Chiana-Paga party primary, former Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) Coordinator Abuga Pele says heeding the call of the people he shall stand as an independent candidate.

3 years on Woyome money not in, Prez says hands are tied

You would be forgiven to have thought businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome has paid to the state GH¢51m as directed by Ghana’s Apex court but three years on the man has defied all the odds and has still not made good his debt.

Ruling on Paul Afoko’s suspension to be given on July 26

Suspended chairman Paul Afoko shall know his fate on July 26, 2016 when judgement is pronounced on the case involving his suspension as the National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) after oral submissions were heard in court and parties involved asked to submit written addresses simultaneously within seven days.

No MP will be named minister in my govt - Nduom

Progressive People’s Party (PPP) presidential candidate, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has stated that he will not appoint any member of parliament as a minister if he becomes president.

Owusu Bempah asked not to use Nana Addo’s name for votes

The NPP’s parliamentary candidate for the Asante Akyem North constituency has expressed displeasure at Ernest Owusu Bempah’s supposed use of posters online with inscription ‘Owusu-Bempah nie, Nana Addo nie’ to court for votes since he is not an NPP candidate.

Alistair blames ‘Kpokpogbligbli’ disease for comments against justices

It was humorous as much as it was sad when Alistair Nelson, who stands accused of issuing death threats against justices of the Supreme Court, submitted to her ladyship Sophia Akuffo perhaps in a bid to solicit sympathy that he suffers from ‘Kpokpogbligbli’, a reportedly unknown disease that possesses a person’s frame and controls his actions.

Prez Mahama in Kigali for AU Summit

President John Dramani Mahama is currently in Kigali, Rwanda, for the 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government.

The EC cooked and conjured the 56,000 NHIS names - LMVCA

Pro opposition group, Let My Vote Count Alliance (LMVCA) is not buying the claim by the EC that it has deleted 56,000 Ghanaian registrants who used the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards as proof of citizenship to register ahead of the 2012 elections.

SEE: Akufo-Addo mobbed at Bantama, Central Market

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo rounded off day 2 of his tour of the Ashanti Region on Thursday afternoon with visits to the Bantama and Kumasi Central markets and was impressed by the reception.