‘WE ARE NOT A GOVT THAT CREATES, LOOTS AND SHARES’ – BAWUMIA JABS NDC.

‘WE ARE NOT A GOVT THAT CREATES, LOOTS AND SHARES’ – BAWUMIA JABS NDC. The Vice President believes the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), led by President Akufo-Addo, has done more in 16 months than the NDC did in their eight-year term. The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has aimed a thinly veiled dig at the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), insisting the current government is one that has the nation at heart. According to him, the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), led by President Akufo-Addo, has done more in 16 months than the NDC did in their eight-year term. He cited programmes like the Free SHS Policy, One-Village One-Dam

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NDC IN DISARRAY CAN’T WIN POWER -RAWLINGS.

NDC IN DISARRAY CAN’T WIN POWER -RAWLINGS. Former President Jerry John Rawlings has fired another salvo, insisting that even if the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is keeping the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government on its toes, it is failing woefully to put its house in order ahead of the 2020 general election and beyond. Mr Rawlings said recent happenings in the NDC are showing that the party he founded is heavily divided; and until they resolve their differences, they can’t win power. According to him, the party is not unified, not in touch with the grassroots and did not inspire confidence in the electorate during the run-up to the

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2020 POLLS: NDC’ WILL LOSE WITH MAHAMA – LECTURER.

2020 POLLS: NDC’ WILL LOSE WITH MAHAMA – LECTURER. Former President John Dramani Mahama The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will perform abysmally in the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections if former President John Dramani Mahama is elected as its presidential candidate, Mohammed Abass, a political science lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has said.According to him, members of the NDC, and Ghanaians in general, have lost trust and confidence in Mr Mahama, therefore, it will be difficult for him to win a major election.His comments come on the heels of a call on the former president to announce, without further delay, his decision to contest

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MAHAMA WILL BE A THREAT IN 2020 WITH A NEW TEAM – ISLAMIC CLERIC.

MAHAMA WILL BE A THREAT IN 2020 WITH A NEW TEAM – ISLAMIC CLERIC. The renowned Ghanaian Islamic cleric who is accredited with his accurate predictions and prophesies on all local and international channels, Mallam Sham una Ustarz Jibril says that former President John Dramani Manama will win his party’s upcoming primaries convincingly. He was emphatic that “Mahama will clock 78-82% in the upcoming NDC primaries precisely in November 2018.” Mallam Sham Una Ustarz predicted Mahama’s fae in the 2016 presidential election before losing the presidency to his main rival, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. According to him, John Dramani Mahama will be the preferred choice to lead his party in

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COURT CLEARS GHANAIANS ABROAD TO VOTE IN 2020.

COURT CLEARS GHANAIANS ABROAD TO VOTE IN 2020. The Human Rights Division of the Accra High Court has ordered the Electoral Commission (EC ) to implement the Representation of the People Amendment Act (ROPAA)2006 (Act699), which gives Ghanaians in the diaspora the right to vote, within 12 months. Per the court order, the EC must operationalise the Act by laying a constitutional provision (CI) before Parliament to set out the modalities for the implementation of the Act. In a judgement delivered Monday, the Court, presided over by Mr Justice Anthony Yeboah, said the 12 months grace period starts from January 1, 2018 and it is to enable Ghanaians in the

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NDC ATTEMPTED TO PRINT GHC 1 BILLION CEDIS FOR 2016 CAMPAIGN – REPORT.

NDC ATTEMPTED TO PRINT GHC 1 BILLION CEDIS FOR 2016 CAMPAIGN – REPORT. In its desperate bid to hang on to power, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) purportedly devised various means aimed at winning the 2016 general elections. It has emerged that in the heat of the campaign towards the general elections, the then NDC government, led by President John Dramani Mahama, almost succeeded in printing a whopping GH¢1 billion into the system to finance the NDC campaign. The deal, involving the printing of GH¢50 notes to the tune of GH¢1 billion, however, failed to go through at the eleventh hour because the official printer of Ghana’s currency in Europe

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‘KONADU WORKING AGAINST MAHAMA’

‘KONADU WORKING AGAINST MAHAMA’. Pro-National Democratic Congress (NDC) group, the Concerned Binduri Youth, has said former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings, is secretly scheming against the return of John Dramani Mahama to lead the NDC into the 2020 elections. According to the group, the wife of the founder of the NDC who resigned from the party to form the National Democratic Party (NDP), is using the 31st December Women’s Movement she formed to frustrate any move by Mr Mahama to lead the NDC again. A statement signed by Dauda Assibid, convener of the group said: “The Concerned Binduri Youth have monitored and gathered reliable information about the clandestine machinations of

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FAKE RUSSIAN FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS BOUGHT $100,000 IN POLITICAL ADS.

FAKE RUSSIAN FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS BOUGHT $100,000 IN POLITICAL ADS. Providing new evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 election, Facebook disclosed on Wednesday that it had identified more than $100,000 worth of divisive ads on hot-button issues purchased by a shadowy Russian company linked to the Kremlin. Most of the 3,000 ads did not refer to particular candidates but instead focused on divisive social issues such as race, gay rights, gun control and immigration, according to a post on Facebook by Alex Stamos, the company’s chief security officer. The ads, which ran between June 2015 and May 2017, were linked to some 470 fake accounts and pages the company said it had

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GERMAN ELECTION: A HOLLOW VICTORY FOR ANGELA MERKEL

GERMAN ELECTION: A HOLLOW VICTORY FOR ANGELA MERKEL. Angela Merkel looked exhausted, strained, as she arrived at her party headquarters in the evening after the election ended. Emerging from her car she arranged her face into a smile first for the cameras and then for the party faithful who’d gathered at CDU headquarters. The chancellor knew she would most likely win this election. But it is not the victory she or her party had hoped for. It is the conservatives’ worst election result under her leadership. A verdict, perhaps, on her decision to open Germany’s doors to one million refugees. Addressing her party, Mrs Merkel acknowledged the past four years

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KENYA TAPS GHANA’S EXPERIENCE IN CONDUCTING SUCCESSFUL ELECTIONS

KENYA TAPS GHANA’S EXPERIENCE IN CONDUCTING SUCCESSFUL ELECTIONS. A team of Kenyan judges is in the country to engage Ghanaians and other stakeholders on the conduct of Ghana’s 2016 general election. The visit is to prepare judges for Kenya’s national elections later this year. The team, drawn from the Judicial Committee on Elections of Kenya, has already held discussions with officials of the Judicial Service, the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) and the Electoral Commission (EC). As part of the tour, the team last Tuesday met with civil society organisations under the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) and the Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG)/Civic Forum Initiative (CFI). The leader of

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MACRON WINS FRENCH PRESIDENCY BY DECISIVE MARGIN OVER LE PEN

MACRON WINS FRENCH PRESIDENCY BY DECISIVE MARGIN OVER LE PEN. Centrist independent is projected to win by 65.1% to 34.9% but defeat still marks historically high vote for France’s far right. The pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron has won the French presidency in a decisive victory over the far-right Front National leader, Marine Le Pen, and vowed to unite a divided and fractured France. Macron, 39, a former economy minister who ran as a “neither left nor right” independent promising to shake up the French political system, took 65.1% to Le Pen’s 34.9%, according to initial projections from early counts. His victory was hailed by his supporters as holding back a

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