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Kennedy Agyapong vows to fight corruption if he becomes NPP flagbearer and President
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Kennedy Agyapong vows to fight corruption if he becomes NPP flagbearer and President

Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, a Member of Parliament for Assin Central and a flagbearer hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has pledged to tackle corruption head-on if he wins the party’s presidential primary and becomes the President of Ghana in the 2024 elections. He said he would ensure that public officials are held accountable for…

June 23, 2023

John Mahama travels to Nigeria for anti corruption conference
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John Mahama travels to Nigeria for anti-corruption conference

John Dramani Mahama, who served as Ghana’s president from 2012 to 2017, departed from Ghana on Thursday, June 22, 2023, to attend a national conference of Nigerian estate surveyors and valuers in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State. The conference, which began on June 19, 2023, invited Mr Mahama as a special guest to deliver…

June 22, 2023

NDC will triumph in 2024 starting from Assin North Mahama
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NDC will triumph in 2024 starting from Assin North – Mahama

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama, has declared that the opposition party will emerge victorious in the 2024 general elections. He attributed the impending victory of the party to the poor economic performance of the government and urged the people to re-elect Mr. James Gyakye Quayson as their Member of Parliament to…

June 20, 2023

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One NDC supporter loses life, others hurt in accident after Assin North campaign

A fatal crash has occurred involving supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Region’s Assin North Constituency. The supporters had attended a campaign event with the party and its 2024 Presidential Candidate, John Dramani Mahama, at Dansame in the Constituency on Saturday, June 17. Sadly, they met with an accident on their…

June 17, 2023

Mahama backs Gyakye Quayson in Assin North by election
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Mahama backs Gyakye Quayson in Assin North by-election

The former President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, is in Assin North today Saturday, June 17 to back James Gyakye Quayson, the ousted Member of Parliament (MP), in his bid to reclaim his seat in the upcoming by-election. Mr Mahama said he was supporting Gyakye Quayson because he believed in his vision and commitment to…

June 17, 2023

Bawumias vision Making Ghana Africas digital hub
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Bawumia’s vision: Making Ghana Africa’s digital hub

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of Ghana, has revealed his digital transformation agenda as he seeks to become the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2024 elections. He outlined his vision to make Ghana the digital hub of Africa when he submitted his nomination forms to run for the party’s…

June 17, 2023

Bawumia Dont give Ghana back to ‘visionless leaders
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Bawumia: Don’t give Ghana back to ‘visionless’ leaders

On Friday, June 16, 2023, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of Ghana, urged Ghanaians not to entrust Ghana to leaders who lack a clear vision for the country. He made this remark after filing his nomination forms to vie for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential ticket. He highlighted the various developmental policies that…

June 17, 2023

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NPP big wigs to support Bawumia as he files nomination forms

Today, Friday, June 16, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will file his nomination forms at the headquarters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Accra. He will be accompanied by some prominent members of the party. The forms were picked for him by former National Vice Chairman Fred Oware and former National Organiser Sammy Awuku.…

June 16, 2023

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Bawumia to file forms today for NPP flagbearer race

Today is the deadline for Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President and one of the aspirants for the New Patriotic Party’s presidential nomination, to submit his forms. He had delegated some senior party members, including Fred Oware and Sammy Awuku, to pick up the forms for him last month. Another aspirant, Alan Kyerematen, handed in…

June 16, 2023

John Jinapor clears Mahama of energy sector debt allegations
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John Jinapor clears Mahama of energy sector debt allegations

John Jinapor, a former Deputy Minister of Power, has refuted allegations that the previous Mahama administration was responsible for signing power purchase agreements that cost Ghana over $320 million. The accusations were made by Samuel Atta Kyea, the Chairman of the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament, at a press conference on Wednesday, June 14.…

June 15, 2023

Alan Kyerematen is the best choice for NPP in 2024 Nana Ohene Ntow
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Alan Kyerematen is the best choice for NPP in 2024 – Nana Ohene Ntow

Nana Ohene Ntow, a former General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has endorsed Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, a former Trade Minister, as the most qualified candidate to lead the party in the 2024 elections. Nana Ohene Ntow, who is also a Senior Advisor on strategy and operation for the Alan Kyerematen campaign, said…

June 14, 2023

Ken Kuranchie files legal case to stop Mahama’s 2024 run
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Ken Kuranchie files legal case to stop Mahama’s 2024 run

A lawsuit has been filed at the Supreme Court by Kenneth Kwabena Agyei Kuranchie, the Editor-in-chief of the Daily Searchlight, to challenge the eligibility of former President John Dramani Mahama to run for president again in 2024. Mr. Kuranchie is seeking several reliefs from the court, including a declaration that Article 66 (1) of the…

June 13, 2023

Charles Bissue denies hiding from Special Prosecutor
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Charles Bissue denies hiding from Special Prosecutor

Charles Bissue, who used to be the Secretary of the IMCIM, says he is not hiding from the law and he is still in Ghana. He says he will go to the Special Prosecutor’s Office and give them the information they need. The Special Prosecutor’s Office said Charles Bissue is wanted because he did not…

June 13, 2023

NPP aspirant Alan Kyerematen delivers nomination forms
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NPP aspirant Alan Kyerematen delivers nomination forms

John Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, who is vying for the flagbearership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has delivered his completed nomination forms at the party’s headquarters in Accra. He was accompanied by some notable party figures, such as Peter Amewu, Minister of Railways Development, Abena Osei Asare, Deputy Finance Minister, Sylvester Tetteh of Bortianor Ngleshie…

June 12, 2023

President launches US12 million aquaculture centre
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President launches US$12 million aquaculture centre

On Thursday, June 7, 2023, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo inaugurated a modern National Aquaculture Centre and Commercial Farms at Amrahia, in the Greater Accra region. The project, which cost US$12 million, is part of the government’s efforts to boost the fisheries and aquaculture sector, following the opening of the €86 million Elmina Fishing…

June 12, 2023