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Retire Mahama, Akufo-Addo – Nduom

Written by | December 7, 2016 | 0
Presidential hopeful of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has sent a strong signal to President John Dramani Mahama and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to brace themselves for the shock of their lives because he is in the race to win. He said he was sure the voting population for the December 7 polls had accepted the PPP’s idea of change and also bought into the party’s 10-point agenda, adding, “This has made us the preferred third force to rule Ghana come 2017.” “The time is now and the hour is close. Let all voters rise up and show to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) that they cannot play with our future any longer,” Dr. Nduom told supporters of the party at different rallies in the Central

Developing infrastructure is not election gimmick- Veep

Written by | November 19, 2016 | 0
Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has said, the massive development of infrastructure by the NDC government is not an election gimmick but something it would continue doing for society to progress. He said the NDC has always been an advocate of putting people first and would not wait for election to provide the needed infrastructure, especially in the area of education and health. The Vice President made this known when he commissioned a 500 bed girls dormitory for the JiniJini Senior High School in the Brong Ahafo region. He explained that , putting people first, is about developing a sound mind and healthy body, hence the continued investment in education and health among many other sector of the economy. “Putting people first is about a sound mind and healthy body, so for us,

Nana Addo sends campaign to Akwatia on Saturday

Written by | November 19, 2016 | 0
The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Presidential candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo on Saturday sent his campaign to the Akwatia constituency in the Eastern region. Nana Addo has been campaigning in his home region since Tuesday. Graphic Online’s reporter, Victor Kwawukume who has been traveling with Nana Addo on his campaign tours reported that the presidential hopeful met with chiefs at the Oseawuo Palace at Akyem Wenchi around 4pm. According to our reporter, contrary to reports on social media that Nana Addo had traveled to London, he was campaigning in the Eastern region and also addressed a rally at Akyem Oda later in the day after meeting with the chiefs. He earlier addressed rallies at Awisa, Achiase and Akroso. He is expected to address the Volta regional rally at Aflao on Sunday.

PPP targets more seats in parliamentary elections

Written by | November 19, 2016 | 0
Presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, says his party is hopeful of winning more parliamentary seats in the 10 regions of the country. According to him, the PPP fielded about 166 parliamentary candidates out of the 275 constituencies which he was very optimistic of their chances to win more seats. “We fielded about 166 candidates. I believe that it is possible for a third of them to win seats. And I am saying to you that we will win a minimum of one seat in every region to prove that we are a national party,” he confidently said. Speaking on Citi FM Breakfast Show in Accra yesterday, though Dr. Nduom acknowledged the strength of both the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the presidential elections, he

Ghana needs more women in political positions – Ambassador

Written by | November 19, 2016 | 0
Ghanaian’s Ambassador to Italy, Molly Anim-Addo, has called for more participation of women in politics to enable them to forcefully project their concerns. She said the country’s governance structure should make it easier for women to enter politics without being hindered by social stigma that politics was a dirty game. In an exclusive interview with The Ghanaian Times, after the inauguration of the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange, she said Ghana needed more women politicians than it currently had. Ambassador Anim-Addo, a former chairperson of the erstwhile National Council on Women and Development (NCWD), said “countries which are top on the Human Development Index are those which have given premium to issues concerning women”. With women making up more than 50 per cent of the population,

Akufo-Addo’s position on ballot paper not coincidence – Islamic Cleric

Written by | November 19, 2016 | 0
An Islamic Numerologist, Philosopher and a Spiritualist, Mallam Shamuna Ustaz Jibril who is known globally for his accurate predictions on both local and International issues says NPP’s flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s position on the ballot paper has its own spiritual significant. Read below the unedited interpretation of the number five [5] by the soothsayer in a statement It is categorically clear that numbers are very important in every aspect of our lives and more especially in the field of religion and spirit. For example the Holy Quran revealed to the Holy Prophet of Islam Mohammed (SAW) which was revealed in Mecca and Medina respectively had 114 Chapters and 6666 verses according to some scholars and it was revealed in the month of Ramadan, the 9th month on the Islamic

Ghana needs female leader now – Nana Konadu

Written by | November 16, 2016 | 0
he only female presidential candidate in this year’s elections, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, has said Ghana is ripe for a woman leader to steer the affairs of state. According to the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDP), from 1957 to date, Ghanaians had had men at the helm of affairs of state and that it was time for a woman to be given the opportunity to lead and get the country to work again. “Women’s vital role in promoting peace in the family, the country and the world at large is not in question and they must be given the chance to play a critical part in identifying and assessing solutions for the betterment of the country”, she underscored. Temporary upset In an exclusive interview with the Daily Graphic at her office in Accra yesterday, Nana Konadu

Krobo Chief snubs pro-NDC demonstrators petition

Written by | November 15, 2016 | 0
Konor of Odumasi Krobo, Nene Sarkitey on Tuesday snubbed some National Democratic Congress (NDC) sympathizers who invaded his palace to present a petition against Member of Parliament (MP) for Akyem Abuakwa South, Samuel Atta Akyea and the New Patriotic Party Presidential (NPP) candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The demonstrators numbering about 30 invaded the Konor’s palace during a court sitting to petition him, but the Konor refused to accept the petition. The reason, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the chief said, is because the chiefs do not support the protest and refuse to be part of or tacitly condone it. The NDC sympathizers were protesting the NPP MP’s alleged comment that the Eastern University being proposed by the NDC government should have been sited at Akyem instead

Mahama gov’t most corrupt in Ghana’s history – Bawumia

Written by | November 15, 2016 | 0
The Vice Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has described the John Mahama-led National Democratic Congress government as the most corrupt government in the history of Ghana. Speaking at a campaign in Bongo in the Upper East Region, Dr. Bawumia also accused President Mahama of not being honest with Ghanaians. “John Mahama’s government is the most corrupt government in the history of Ghana, there is no question about that; dollar for dollar, cedi for cedi, this is the most corrupt government. And he has the audacity to come to the north to tell the northerners to vote for him again because he is your brother. Why does your government steal from northerners if they care about northerners and why do they want us to give them an opportunity to steal

Nana Konadu takes campaign to Kasoa

Written by | November 15, 2016 | 0
The founder and flagbearer of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, has said her main agenda is to promote grass-roots democracy. She explained that it would enable more women to participate in governance which would impact positively on them and their children across the entire nation. Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings stated this in an interview with Pink FM at Kasoa on Sunday. She noted that men have for a long time led this nation, stressing it was time for a woman to also become President. She said as women form over 50 per cent of the population, their representation in government was paramount. The NDP flag bearer, who is also a former First Lady, said she earlier took her campaign to Oboom Domeabra and Bortianor-Ngleshie Amanfro constituencies before arriving