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President Mahama campaigning before election 2016 votes were cast.
Homeland News Politics

The campaign that cost JM his presidency

On one side was a twice warmed-over candidate in the twilight of his political career. And on the other side, beneath the umbrella, was the youthful incumbent with the newly minted acronym, J.M (Junior Moses).] If ever there was a David and Goliath contest, this was it. When the fateful […]

Out-going President John Mahama
Politics

I am thankful for our time together – President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday commended Ghanaians for co-operating with him and giving him the maximum support during his four-year term of office as the President of the land. “In this season of love, sharing, goodwill and reflection, I am thankful for our time together and for what we […]

Russian diplomats expelled
Politics USA

35 Russian diplomats expelled from the US

Thirty-five Russian diplomats expelled from the United States by President Barack Obama have left the country, Russian news agencies report. An embassy official said the plane had taken off with all the affected personnel and their families aboard. Mr Obama ordered the expulsion in response to alleged hacking of the […]

J. J. Rawlings
Politics

Rawlings denies responsibility for NDC’s defeat

Former President Jerry John Rawlings said on Saturday that he should not be blamed for the defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2016 General Election. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President-elect, captured the seat from President John Dramani Mahama with an excess of about one million gaining […]

Nana Akufo- Addo
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Central Region decided my victory – Akufo-Addo

The President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed gratitude to the people of Central Region for deciding his victory in the 2016 general elections. The Region voted massively for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) which saw the Party won nineteen of the twenty-three parliamentary seats including two die hard seats […]

Dr. Ezenator Rawlings, MP-elect for Klottey Korle Constituency
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Dr Ezenator Rawlings is not a mole in NDC

Mr Emmanuel Ashaley Tetteh, Klottey Korle Communications Officer of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Thursday denied media reports that Dr Zanetor Rawlings the party’s Constituency Parliamentary Candidate is a mole. He asked: “What is wrong if Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, who is the mother of Dr Rawlings, is […]

Nana Akufo-Addo
Politics

President-elect will announce nominees after inauguration

The Press Secretary to President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Mr Eugene Arhin, has said the purported list of would-be ministers and appointees being circulated on social media was not genuine. Mr Arhin told the GNA, on Tuesday, that the designations were “just a figment of someone’s imagination”, adding that the […]

Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President-elect of Ghana
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I’ll fulfil my pledges – Akufo-Addo

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his commitment to fulfill the pledges he made to Ghanaians before the December 7 Elections, stressing that they are not mere campaign or platform talk to solicit votes. Nana Akufo-Addo noted: “I am aware of the high expectations that the Ghanaian people have […]

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at Manya Krobo
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I won’t sack Krobos from Akyem lands – Nana Addo

President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo has refuted claims that he would drive away Krobo settler farmers from Akyem lands. Opposing parties had alleged that Akufo-Addo would drive away Krobo settler farmers working at Akyem lands or in any Akan-speaking area because they had always voted for the National Democratic Congress. But Akufo-Addo […]

An elated President-elect Akufo Addo
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Akufo-Addo’s salary pegged at GHc22,000

President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be taking home GHc22, 809 every month upon assumption of office. This was captured in the Prof. Dora Edu-Buandoh Committee report which was tasked to recommend emoluments for Article 71 office holders and sighted by citifmonline.com. Soon to be Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia […]