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POLITRICKS IN POLITICS – THE BREAD OF MYOPIC LEADER – Journalist Writes

POLITRICKS IN POLITICS – THE BREAD OF MYOPIC LEADER – Journalist Writes

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AGYEI JOHNSON WRITES Taking long to share my opinion on the happenings of our country’s political room, as a citizen and a journalist, I am drawn to express my understanding of the unnecessary services received by the citizens of this country from our politicians. Time is running out, new age arises for illumination of a new generation. The picture is now clear in this modern period of our country’s political history to ring the waking bell and torch on the evils hidden in plain sight; the politricks in our country’s politics have traveled far beyond tolerance to not be the hindering pillars of our development. In the quest for political power with so many preposterous excuses of sugar-coated campaign messages told citizens for sympathy votes, politicians have adopted a chamele
Akufo-Addo names ministers for new regions

Akufo-Addo names ministers for new regions

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has nominated five persons for five out of the six newly created regions. Seven Deputy Ministers have also been appointed by the president. The president is yet to name a minister for the Ahafo region but a deputy minister has been appointed for the region subject to the approval of Parliament. A correspondence signed by President Akufo-Addo dated 27th February 2019 to the Speaker of Parliament, nominated the Member of Parliament for Takordai, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, as the Minister-designate for Western region. He replaces Dr. kweku Afriyie who hails from Sefwi Wiawso. The nominees are: Mrs. Evelyn Ama Kumi-Richardson – Minister for Bono RegionHon. Kofi Amoakohene, MP – Minister for Bono East RegionHon. Salifu Adam Braimah, MP – MP Minister
Shooting at NDC Ash regional office leaves one dead, one in critical condition  From James Appiakorang Jnr., Ksi

Shooting at NDC Ash regional office leaves one dead, one in critical condition From James Appiakorang Jnr., Ksi

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One person has been reported dead while another is in critical condition following an attack on the Ashanti Regional National Democratic Congress Head office in Kumasi. The two were part of several NDC supporters who were in front of the party office while some National Officers were in a meeting with their regional counterparts inside. Unconfirmed reports indicate that the assailants were members of the ‘Hawks’, a NDC vigilante group formed last year, an assertion NDC executives discount. Eye witnesses say the assailants who had come on motorbikes while the meeting was ongoing began the attack and shooting without any confrontation, and fled off the scene on their motorbikes after their shooting. A statement from the party’s regional secretariat corroborated the reports b
New Kejetia market wasn’t built by John Mahama – NPP traders fumed

New Kejetia market wasn’t built by John Mahama – NPP traders fumed

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Traders who belong to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who sell at Kejetia market has raised their disgust sentiments about recent course raised by National Democratic Congress (NDC) traders at Kejetia championing the agenda to give credit to former president His Excellency John Dramani Mahama over the new Kejetia market reported by media9network.com. The NPP traders in their re-batter claim the former President has nothing to be credited for in the construction of the new Kejetia market. Adding that former president John Dramani Mahama scored zero in developmental projects to deserve applause for such a memorial monument like Kejetia market. The NPP traders at Kejetia market in their re-batter claim the NDC government who led the country for eight electoral years failed in their...
Give credit to John Mahama over new Kejetia market – NDC traders charged

Give credit to John Mahama over new Kejetia market – NDC traders charged

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Members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Kejetia has called Ghanaians especially, people of Ashanti Region to give the deserving credit to former president His Excellency John Dramani Mahama over the construction of the new Kejetia market Their cause is termed as a wake-up call to remind the public that the construction of the new Kejetia market commenced under the auspices of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) within their last eight years regime. The traders, who belong to the National Democratic Congress party, claims that it was by the good works of former president Mahama that brought about the erecting of the outstanding edifice of the new Kejetia market. In addition to their defends, the members hold the taught that former President John Dramani Mahama...
Ghana is not destined to be poor – President Akufo-Addo

Ghana is not destined to be poor – President Akufo-Addo

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President Akufo-Addo has insisted that Ghana should not and cannot be poor given the abundant natural resources bestowed on it by nature. According to him, in spite of the challenges facing the country, it’s not Ghana’s destiny to be poor. “We have some of the most dramatic, natural scenes on the planet. “In spite of our current circumstances, I believe our lot is not to be a poor nation. God has blessed our Ghana. We have some of the most dramatic, natural scenes on the planet. We have, almost, every mineral that mankind lusts after, and which is required to run a modern economy. “We have an abundance of arable land, and a young, enterprising, hard working population. President Akufo-Addo made the remarks at the International Luncheon of the National Prayer Breakfast in Wash
Maintain our MCE; don’t listen to weak and diabolic MP, Abdullah

Maintain our MCE; don’t listen to weak and diabolic MP, Abdullah

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Chiefs, Elders and people of Offinso South have today called on President Nana not to give ears to a diabolic move by their Member of Parliament, Abdullah Bandah and the NPP constituency Chairman of the area, Atuobi Yiadom to remove the Municipal Chief Executive of Offinso South who has performed excellently for the short time he has been in that office. The Chiefs and their people walked through the streets of Offinso today to express their disgust over an attempt by their MP who is assisted by the NPP chairman for the area popularly known as ‘Bantama’ and some two other constituency executives of the party, who according to the chiefs, have petitioned Flagstaff House and physically went to the President, Nana Addo to ask him relieve their MCE, Solomon Kesse of his post, describing th
I’m a mature politician now – Sam George

I’m a mature politician now – Sam George

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The Member of Parliament for Ningp-Prampram, Sam Nartey George has said his commentary on national discourse has improved over the years as a politician touting himself as a mature young politician off late. He said for the purpose of maintaining the political stability in the country, he’s consciously shifted from the dirty politics that could easily harm the country, advising other politicians and supporters of political parties alike to grow their political maturity and avoid emotions or misleading spirits in their politics. “ANYBODY THAT HAS FOLLOWED ME, AND I’LL USE MYSELF AS AN EXAMPLE; I’VE BEEN IN THE FRONTLINE OF GHANAIAN POLITICS FOR OVER 10 YEARS NOW ON NATIONAL DISCOURSE AND ALL OF THAT. IF YOU TAKE MY CONVERSATIONS OR CLIPS FROM EIGHT YEARS AGO AND COMPARE IT
List of most outspoken NDC MP’s who became popular for their public rantings

List of most outspoken NDC MP’s who became popular for their public rantings

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The hall of instituting law in Ghana is the Parliament by parliamentarians who are lawfully elected to represent their respective constituencies as the mouthpiece of those constituencies. Unfortunately, it has come to light that some Members of Parliament have swerved the core mandate of being elected as MPs. Ghana politics is a mixture of comedy and seriousness. In a country where every important issue that should aim towards gathering brains to help share ideas to develop the country are channeled upon by these MPs as a pillar of propaganda. The end results are that important developmental issues are politicized Below is the list of most outspoken NDC MP's who are popular for their public rantings Haruna Iddrisu Hon. Haruna Iddrisu He is the Member of Parliament for Tama
“If you want violence, mobilize your family to the battle front”- NPP Chm dares JDM

“If you want violence, mobilize your family to the battle front”- NPP Chm dares JDM

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The New Patriotic Party first Vice chairman of the Asokwa constituency Mr. Edmund Kyei has challenged former President John Mahama to rally his children to the fore should he call for war in Ghana. Speaking to media9network, the NPP first Vice chairman describe the statement from the former president as unfortunate and a recipe for disaster. Mr. Mahama is quoted to have made certain utterances which has received varied responses from the length and breadth of the country. In reaction to the brutalities from supposed National Security Operatives on NDC sympathizes during the by election held on Thursday at the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, the former president said the NDC is more violent than any other political party and they will match NPP boot for boot in upcoming 2020 ...