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Transition team’s preparation for Jan 7 inauguration 80% complete – Oppong-Nkrumah


The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) representatives on the Transition team, have said 80 percent of the work pertaining to Saturday’s inauguration ceremony has been completed.  President John Mahama will hand over power to President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on January 7, 2017, and the Transition team is set to hold a press conference later today [Tuesday], where ...

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We won’t respond to Rawlings – NDC


The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has stated that in the short-term, it will refrain from responding to its founder, Jerry John Rawlings’ diagnosis of the party’s poor performance in the past elections. Blaming the party’s defeat, considered to be worst of a sitting government, on corruption, impunity and disrespect, former president Rawlings said the NDC lost the elections long before ...

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Akufo-Addo names Frimpong-Boateng as Science and Technology minister


The President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo, has announced that Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, one of Africa’s renowned heart surgeons, will be his Minister for Environment, Science and Technology, when he officially assumes office on January 7, 2017. He made the announcement at the 36th annual technological exhibition of the Apostle Kantanka Technology Centre on Sunday, January 1. “Science, technology and innovation are ...

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Zongo development fund to be line item in 2017 budget – Nana Addo


The president-elect Nana Akufo Addo has reiterated his commitment to fulfilling his promise of establishing a Zongo development fund to assist the Muslim communities in the country. This Zongo development fund will be captured in the incoming Nana Akufo-Addo administration’s first budget statement in 2017. As a campaign promise, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has promised to establish a Zongo ...

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I’ve not dismissed any worker on political grounds- Dr. Ndoum


Head of Groupe Nduom(GN) and founder of the Progressive People’s Party(PPP), Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom has refuted allegations that he has dismissed some of his workers for not supporting his presidential ambitions in the just ended December 7 elections. According to him, a corporation such as Groupe Nduom, which has many companies under it, faces challenges and reforms that may ...

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Let’s be thankful to Mahama – Nana Addo to Ghanaians


President-Elect, Nana Akufo-Addo, has asked Ghanaians to express gratitude to President John Mahama for his show of maturity in defeat during the just ended general election, and the ensuing transition process. Nana Akufo-Addo said President Mahama demonstrated that he was a true democrat who had the development of his nation at heart, when he committed to a smooth transition of power ...

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Impunity and corruption caused NDC’s defeat – Rawlings


Ex-President John Rawlings has accused government officials of causing the defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the just ended general elections. He believes though there were clear signs ahead of the general polls that the NDC would lose the elections, it ignored the signs on the wall and failed to act. According to him, the NDC lost the ...

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Fight corruption- N/R NPP Elders to Nana Addo


The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Northern Regional Council of Elders has tasked President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to consider the fight against corruption as his major priority.   The Council believes the party’s resolve to fight corruption among other juicy campaign promises, convinced the electorate to overwhelmingly vote for Nana Akufo-Addo and the NPP at the December 7 polls. This was ...

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NDC to hold national congress in two years


The National Democratic Congress (NDC), says it will hold its national congress to select party executives in two years from now. The congress is also expected to allow the executives devise strategies towards the 2020 elections, after its massive defeat in the 2016 elections. Addressing the press on Thursday, the General Secretary of the party, Johnson Aseidu Nketia, explained that ...

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I’m not saddened by PPP’s defeat – Nduom


The 2016 Flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwasi Nduom, has said he has no regrets over the party’s loss in the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections. He is however confident of the party’s chances in future elections. The PPP came third in the presidential elections with just 1% of the total valid votes cast, having contested ...

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