Monthly Archives: December 2016

Woyome confirms giving money to Anyidoho, others

Businessman Alfred Woyome has confirmed claims by the opposition New Patriotic Party that he gave monies to some key members of the NDC after he was paid the controversial judgment debt by government in 2010. The NPP’s communications director Nana Akomea at a press conference today alleged that the embattled businessman was very generous to leading figures of the ruling ...

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Mission possible for the Progressive Peoples’ Party (PPP)

Election 2016 Ghanaians are going to the polls this Wednesday 7th December,2016, to elect a new government that shall take over the administration of our country from 2017 to 2020. Care must be taken to choose a credible, competent and efficient leader to champion the cause of our dear nation. The electorate are advised against voting on tribal, religious or ...

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Pakistan International Airways flight ‘crashes in north’

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with more than 40 people on board has crashed in the north of the country, local media are reporting. Flight PK-661 “lost contact with the control tower on its way from Chitral to Islamabad a short while ago”, said a statement from the airline. All resources are being mobilised to locate the aircraft”, it ...

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Proceed with voting in Jaman North – EC orders

The Electoral Commission has quashed a decision by political parties to postpone voting in the Jaman North constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region. Representatives of the various political parties and stakeholders in the area agreed to postpone the exercise to Thursday following a disagreement over the voter transfer list which the National Democratic Congress (NDC) claimed was bloated by over ...

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Five macho men arrested

Five ‘macho men’ have been arrested in the Tema Central Constituency for allegedly intimidating voters at the Datus polling station. The Public Relations Officer of the Tema Regional Police Command, A.S.P Juliana Obeng, who confirmed the arrest said they acted following reports by voters. “The voters felt uncomfortable to vote in the presence of the macho men. So we police ...

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Court ordered to relook Apple’s $399M award from Samsung

The U.S. Supreme Court told a lower court to take another look at a $399 million award won by Apple Inc. from rival Samsung Electronics Co. for copying the design of the iPhone. The unanimous decision extends a legal battle that dates back to 2011 and at one point spanned the globe and engulfed every major maker of smartphones. Writing ...

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Kufuor confident of Nana Addo’s victory

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has said he is confident the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo will emerge victorious in today’s elections. “I am very confident, I don’t talk 100 percent but I expect Ghanaians to give it to Nana Akufo-Addo and the NPP,” he said after casting his ballot at Dzorwulu in Accra today, ...

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Election turmoil will affect musicians most – Obour

MUSIGA president Obour has cautioned against all acts of violence during Wednesday’s polls. Speaking on Viasat1’s Celebrity Fanzone, Obour (born Bice Osei Kuffour) illustrated what a troubling time instability could be, using examples from the 80s: “If Ghana decide not to be peaceful and Ghana decides just to shake up a little bit, one industry that will suffer most is ...

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One shot at Ketu North over election dispute

One person has been shot at a village called Deme near Dzodze in the Ketu North constituency. The victim whose identity is immediately not known is reported to be in critical condition after sustaining severe gunshot wounds. The assailant, Kasapafmonline.com understands, have been identified as Kofi Adukpo. The two are reported to have been engaged in an argument over the ...

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Visually impaired monitor polls for CODEO

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has deployed well over 8,000 officials for Ghana’s elections. Among the deployed officials is Alexander Bankole Williams, a visually impaired observer. Mr Bankole Williams serves as an Advisory Board Member of CODEO. He was in the Odododiodio Constituency to monitor the polls and was captured by photojournalist Ayerkie Narnor.   Source: 3News

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