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NPP footsoldiers planning to respond to every criticism by shouting ‘CHANGE’

NPP footsoldiers planning to respond to every criticism by shouting ‘CHANGE’

Footsoldiers of the ruling New Patriotic Party – which won the December elections on a message of change- have unveiled a new PR plan that involves shouting ‘Change’ at anyone who criticizes the new administration. The footsoldiers say the new PR plan has proved “exceptionally successful” in deflecting criticisms levelled against President Akufo-Addo, after parts of his…

‘Neutral’ declared word of the year

Ghana Institute of Linguistics has declared ‘neutral’ as its 2016 word of the year, reflecting a year dominated by fractious political discourse within the Ghanaian social media community. ‘Neutral’ beat contenders like ‘kpokpogbligbli’ and ‘pro-bono’, after its usage among social media commentators surged over 59,000% in the last week. The adjective has been in existence…

Mahama, Akufo-Adoo to debate on whether to debate- IEA 

John Mahama and Nana Akufo-Addo will face off in a debate to decide whether the two presidential candidates should hold a final one-on-one debate before the December elections. The Institute of Economic Affairs said the “debate to decide the debate” should help resolve the recent media discussions regarding the possibility of a presidential debate between…

Bawumia accused of turning politics into a sensible fact-based debate

The vice presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has been accused of sullying the reputation of Ghanaian politicians by shifting the focus of political debates from insults and personality attacks to facts and figures. The damning accusation came just hours after the 52 year old economist delivered a fact-filled, common sense-laced…

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