Category: Politics

Kofi Adams: I take responsibility for defeat

Kofi Adams: I take responsibility for defeat

The National Campaign Co-ordinator for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) during the just ended general election, Kofi Adams says he takes full responsibility for the party’s crashing defeat at the polls. The ruling party’s candidate, President John Dramani Mahama lost the presidential election to the opposition New Patriotic Party candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo. 0emailprint

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NUGS, NCCE, others congratulate president-elect

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has congratulated Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo on his election as the new leader of the country. This was contained in a statement issued and signed by Luqman Abubakari, President of the union in Kumasi.

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ACEPA bemoans NPP/NDC dominated Parliament

The Africa Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) has said the inability of smaller parties to win parliamentary seats during last week’s elections will stifle the country’s quest for a multi-party democracy. Ghana’s parliament has been controlled by the two main parties, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP), since 1992.

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CDS pledges loyalty to president-elect

CDS pledges loyalty to president-elect

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Air Marshal Michael Samson-Oje, together with other service chiefs, has paid a courtesy call on president-elect, Nana AKufo-Addo, at his Nima residence on Monday. The CDS congratulated Nana Akufo-Addo on his election as president-elect of Ghana and also assured him of his total loyalty and the unflinching support of the Ghana Armed Forces.

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NDC didn’t fix problems in C/R – Allotey Jacobs

NDC didn’t fix problems in C/R – Allotey Jacobs

In another pain, Central Regional Chairman of the NDC, Bernard Allotey Jacobs has called on the leadership of the party to blame their defeat in the Central Region on their failure to fix the problems that came with the distribution of outboard motors in the coastal communities. Mr. Jacobs in an interview on Tuesday said the party had problems with […]

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Rawlings counsels Zanetor

Rawlings counsels Zanetor

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has urged the Member of Parliament-elect for Korle Klottey Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Dr Zanetor Rawlings to serve her constituents with truthfulness, humility and dedication. The daughter of the former President won the seat after polling 33,609 votes representing 50.29 per cent to beat her closest contender Lawyer

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NPP condemns acts of vandalism

NPP condemns acts of vandalism

The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has condemned alleged acts of violence and vandalism being perpetrated allegedly against some National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the aftermath of the declaration of the 2016 general election results. Nana Akufo-Addo, the presidential candidate of the NPP, defeated incumbent incumbent President Mahama of the NDC with 53.8 per cent of the total […]

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NDI:  Maintain reputation in democratic governance

NDI: Maintain reputation in democratic governance

Mr Johnnie Carson, co-chair of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), an international observer mission to Election 2016, has stated that Ghana has set excellent examples in democratic governance over the past few decades that are worth maintaining. “Over the last 25 years, Ghana has built an extra-ordinary reputation as a beacon of democratic governance, with respect to successful transfer of […]

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NPP makes history in Jomoro

NPP makes history in Jomoro

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) made history in the Jomoro constituency, when its parliamentary candidate, Paul Essien, defeated six other contestants to occupy the seat for the first time. The   Busia- Danquah Tradition has never won the seat since the return to constitutional rule in 1992.

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Norgbey wins Ashaiman seat

Norgbey wins Ashaiman seat

A 35-year old procurement officer with the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) representing the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashaiman Constituency, Ernest Henry Norgbey has won the parliamentary seat with 52,400 beating the New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s candidate, Labaran Yakubu Barry who obtained 35,697. The Progressive People’s Party’s Kojo Atta Ayetey who came third with 507 votes, with the […]

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