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Ghanaians will re-elect competent Akufo Addo
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Ghanaians will re-elect competent Akufo Addo


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She said this in a tweet after her campaign tour of the Western region on Thursday, December 3.
"The Ghanaian people have resolved to re-elect President Akufo-Addo, the competent leader to steer the affairs our beloved country over the next four years, and the people of Jomoro, Ellembele, Ajomoro Gwira and Tarkwa-Nsuaem can't wait to be part of this history-making process," she said.
The Ghanaian people have resolved to re-elect President Akufo-Addo, the competent leader to steer the affairs our beloved country over the next four years, and the people of Jomoro, Ellembele, Ajomoro Gwira and Tarkwa-Nsuaem can't wait to be part of this history-making process.


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Akufo-Addo inherited GH¢131m arrears in education
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Akufo-Addo inherited GH¢131m arrears in education


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4 million on feeding grant for Colleges of Education and GHS24.
The brochure also enumerated various achievements in terms of improvements in basic education, SHS education, tertiary education, Basic Education Certificate Examination and West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
The brochure also highlighted restoration of teacher training allowance, construction of educational infrastructure and Technical and Vocational Education and Training programmes among others.


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NDC will 'die' like the CPP
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NDC will 'die' like the CPP


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"The NDC will go down in political history as the CPP. Because I don't see how the CPP is going to win power."
Lawyer Obiri Boahen speaking to Papa Nyamekye revealed that telling of lies, spreading of fake news, and inconsistencies are the basic things that would kick the NDC out of Ghanaian politics.
Nana Obiri Boahen however indicated that these characteristics of the National Democratic Congress are only depicted by the new crop of NDC and not the Rawlings's NDC he knew.


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NDC has scored top marks ahead of Dec 7, we're awaiting victory
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NDC has scored top marks ahead of Dec 7, we're awaiting victory


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Mr Segbefia told TV3's Komla Adom after a town hall meeting in the Central Region capital, Cape Coast, the campaign team has done a good job selling the party's message to the masses.
"We are fully aware there are three stages of a campaign. We believe we have scored top marks for the first; putting the team in place for victory," the former Deputy Chief of Staff said.
The Deputy Campaign Manager wants party faithfuls to police the December 7 vote.


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Election 2020: New survey predicts victory for Akufo-Addo
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Election 2020: New survey predicts victory for Akufo-Addo


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They also projected that the largest opposition, National Democratic Congress will garner 34.9% votes in the general elections.
She highlighted that "50.4% of voters said they were going to vote for Nana Akufo-Addo and 34.9% said they were going to vote for John Mahama and 2% were thinking of voting for GUM.".
The NDC's votes were pegged at 40.4%..


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Bring your troops to my constituency if you are a man
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Bring your troops to my constituency if you are a man


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Mr Agyapong dared him to allow any troops in his constituency on the election and see if any of their plots will work out as he is ready for them in a "Rambo style."
Akamba should bring those 'guys' who were captured shooting.
I dare Akamba if he is a man he should bring his troops and he should see if any of them will survive," he said.


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We're not declaring our support for NPP or NDC


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"Let me tell Ghanaians particularly, all UPP members that, we are not going to declare our support for NPP or NDC in this election. All true UPP members should ignore fake information that might emanate that we are for party"A" or "B" ", UPP founder, Mr. Odike warned.
"People in Ashanti Region, nobody should vote for Akufo-Addo. He has taken your votes for granted so many years so don't vote for him for another term."
"If you vote for Nana Akufo-Addo, he will not come to the region. He is here because of votes but not for your development", Mr. Odike took a swipe at the NPP flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.


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It's in your own interest to do the right thing


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"And, EC, it is in your own interest to do the right thing," she stressed.
NDC's Presidential Candidate John Dramani Mahama has given the clearest indication yet that he will not accept results of any flawed elections, pointing out that the processes leading to next Monday's polls are flawed.
Prof Opoku-Agyemang said the EC can only do the right thing in its own interest.


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#TrendingGH: Mahama will still lose 2020 elections despite his 'FaNinyinaa' promise
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#TrendingGH: Mahama will still lose 2020 elections despite his 'FaNinyinaa' promise


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According to them, though the policy is laudable, the NDC will still lose the elections.
Some interviewees who spoke to GhanaWeb on #TrendingGH noted that they've already psyched their minds on whom to vote for on Monday, December 7, 2020.
One of the interviewees said, "If a game will be patronized it starts from the morning. The NDC does not have anything better to offer Ghanaians. So I see that it is a great fallacy they are putting on board and I don't see the reason why last minute and they are promising heaven and earth. I am very much surprised. Mahama should come again at least, next 50 yearswe are sick and tired of him."


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Election 2020: NPP will win Mion, Upper West Akim seats


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Leading member of the 'Aspirants Unite for Victory', Lawyer Adu-Tutu Jnr. He said the party has never won the seats but come December 7, 2020, the party will win the two seats in the parliamentary election.
He was optimistic the NPP will form the majority in parliament after the 2020 polls and also win the presidential election by a wide margin.
The Aspirants Unite for Victory, is a group of 220 unsuccessful parliamentary aspirants and 42 sitting MPs who lost the parliamentary primaries of the NPP but who have buried their differences and put the defeat behind them and have joined forces to work to ensure victory for the NPP in the December elections.


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Ghanaians won't abandon a storey building for your 'boys quarters'
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Ghanaians won't abandon a storey building for your 'boys quarters'


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Dr. Bawumia at a durbar of chiefs and people in Bunkurugu said it is not possible for people to be swayed by NDC's 'one million jobs' promise when the NPP has already created two million of such jobs.
According to him, NDC's promise intends to drop the standard of living of Ghanaians thereby likening it to an instance where someone who lives in a storey building abandons it for a mere 'boy's quarters'.
"We are recruiting. So far we have recruited 2 million in the formal sector. John Mahama says when he comes he will create one million jobs. If we have created 2 million jobs why should you leave us and go and follow one million jobs? You don't leave a storey building to go and live in a boy's quarters. He is offering us a boys quarters and want us to get rid of the storey building", he said.


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Propaganda video against Akufo-Addo could annoy floating voters
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Propaganda video against Akufo-Addo could annoy floating voters


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The Senior Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, said the questions about the authenticity of the video could annoy discerning floating voters, with just a few days to the December 7 polls.
According to him, the use of propaganda in elections to win votes, by their very nature, involves the publication of half-truths but because floating voters do not have the time to interrogate half-truths, they are likely to see any political party feeding them with half-truths as not credible.
He signed off his write-up with the following advice: "I suggest that those peddling and circulating the video focus more on the campaign, which in my view, is going well, rather than making capital out of the video. This is because it has the tendency to rather annoy the segment of voters who will decide who must be crowned on December 7.".


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Adom TV's apology on bribery video smacks of cowardice, deception
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Adom TV's apology on bribery video smacks of cowardice, deception


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Adom TV apologised to the President and his government for availing its platform to the NDC's Sammy Gyamfi to air a video purported to have captured the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo taking bribe of $40,000.
In a short statement on social media platforms, Sammy Gyamfi has described the sudden U-turn by the management of Adom TV as smacks of double standards.
"Folks, the Notice of Apology released by the management of Adom TV in connection with the airing of a videotape in which President Akufo Addo is caught pants down taking a bribe of $40,000 on yesterday's edition of"Nokware Mmre", is nothing but an act of cowardice and deception.


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NDC lost 2016 polls due to NPP-sponsored fake news, IMF programme
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NDC lost 2016 polls due to NPP-sponsored fake news, IMF programme


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Speaking to the BBC pidgin ahead of the December 7 polls, Mr Mahama who is seeking reelection noted that his government underestimated the power of social media in 2016 while is opponents capitalised on that to spread fake news about him.
"So if 30,000 people retired in a year, we could only employ 30,000 people. But every year, people graduate and are looking for jobs so this IMF programme and the austerity was part of the reason we lost."
They said I had Hotels in Dubai, ships in Tokyo and at that time we thought Ghanaians will know it's fake, it's not true but it was actually sinking into people's minds and so it created a certain perception that the government was corrupt it was after we had lost elections that people realised all those stories were lies.


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National Media Commission releases election watch App
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National Media Commission releases election watch App


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A statement signed by Mr George Sarpong, Executive Secretary of the Commission and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the Commission had started a process to expedite consideration of concerns relating to hate speech, disinformation and incitement from aggrieved persons.
It said matters that would be brought before the Commission would be dealt with under the broad constitutional mandate of the Commission to ensure high journalistic standards and not necessarily under the formal Complaints Settlement process.
"The idea is to deal with matters within 48 hours upon submission to the Commission,'' the statement said."


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John Mahama begins 'Hard Talk', interacts with random people


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Mahama continued, "If for nothing at all, God and the Ghanaian people have put me in the highest positions of responsibility; first as a vice president and then as president for one term. To me, this means I have a mission, and this is how I see it, a mission to work with you to leave a legacy for Ghana, for us as a people and for God.".
In another answer to a question posed by a lady about whether or not his promises were mere dreams, Mr Mahama said: "No, I'm definitely not a daydreamerI'm a builder with a vision for Ghana and I have the best possible team to help me deliver my mission - the NDC". Mr Mahama, who served as Vice-President to President John Evans Atta Mills from 2009 to mid 2012 and was subsequently elected into office as the president of the Republic in December 2012, stated the available data about his performance " is incontrovertible.
"You don't have to take my word on this, the data is there for everyone to see," Mahama urged and stressed, "So, yes! I can deliver and the NDC can deliver because we've done it before."


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Akufo-Addo 'bribery': NPP released 'fake video' to water down 'authentic' one
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Akufo-Addo 'bribery': NPP released 'fake video' to water down 'authentic' one


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"This boy is the one who did the recording. Unfortunately for him, we have the original. Don't ask me how we got the original. So, when he decided to do the fake one in order to blackmail and collect money - and he collected money from some people who didn't know the tape was fake".
According to Mr. Baako, Atsuluho doctored the tape to portray the meeting between Mr. Akufo-Addo and the wife of the Urban Roads Director Alhaji Abass, as a bribery scene.
"He calls candidate Akufo-Addo Your Excellency. Those are all insertions. They were never part of the original. The original is longer than the fake one. NDC communicators are rather suggesting that the fake one is genuine and the original is the fake. This gentleman made a mistake when he was recording so his face even got captured in the video".


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NDC so incompetent they can't even fake 'bribery' video
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NDC so incompetent they can't even fake 'bribery' video


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The NDC says it was a bribery scene involving the President but the NPP says it is a doctored video of a campaign donation that happened prior to the 2016 general elections.
At a press conference on Wednesday, 2 December 2020, the NDC argued that Alhaji Abass' wife doled out the alleged bribe to President Akufo-Addo so he could keep her husband at post since there were agitations for his removal from office on grounds that he was a member of the NDC. However, the NPP told journalists at a counter-press conference on the same day that the NDC is resorting to fake videos to save its failing campaign.
"You take old videos of campaign donations and distort it, seeking to make it look like a recent video? Come on. Is the NDC so incompetent even at faking things?".


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Akufo-Addo will never take a bribe
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Akufo-Addo will never take a bribe


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He stated categorically that President Akufo-Addo will never take bribes and there are evidence to back his claim.
"They don't have any message now; their messenger and message are not credible and they know...".
"President Nana Addo will never take bribe and he has track records to back that. That is the difference between the President and John Mahama who is known for corruption," he added.


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Ghana's bauxite will benefit all Ghanaians, and will not be owned by one person
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Ghana's bauxite will benefit all Ghanaians, and will not be owned by one person


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Addressing residents of Nyinahin, in the Atwima Mponua constituency, on Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, the President stated that the Ghana integrated Bauxite and Aluminium Development Authority will serve as the vehicle for the establishment of an integrated aluminium industry in Ghana.
He added, "The bauxite which would have been the property of one person would be developed for all to benefit. The Ghana integrated Bauxite and Aluminium Development Authority will soon be complete for the mining of the bauxite, out of which an industrial revolution would emerge to bring money, jobs and development to Nyinahin."
The President continued, "The more years you spend on learning something, the more experienced you become at it. So, I know that, by the grace of God, if the second term is realised, what lies ahead of us would far more exceed a hundred percent of what we have done."


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