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This is the Last Time says John

This is the Last Time says John

Addressing party faithfuls on the runway of the Kotoka International Airport on Friday, President Mahama expressed his hope that this round of talks with the IMF would be the last time that Ghana was turning to the organization for a bailout. He stressed that the government will tighten its fiscal policies to avoid the financial…

Family demands 100 gallons of petrol as bride price for daughter

In the Ghanaian tradition as with many other African, Asian and some eastern European traditions, a groom is required to pay a bride price to the family of his bride as a show of his commitment and ability to financially support his prospective wife. Centuries ago, the bride price was quoted in gold, land, cows,…

An open letter to the OccupyFlagStaff group

Dear OccupyFlagStaff group, Thank you for taking a break from tweeting to read this. We are sure you are itching to check that notification that just appeared on your Facebook page so we will go straight to the point. We have heard you small boys and girls will be gathering at the Flagstaff House early…

Alan’s guide to identifying floating voters

Following Alan John Kyeremanten’s claim that he possesses a special God-given ability to attract floating voters, the other National Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirants have been scouring through the politician’s handbook trying to figure out exactly how to identify a floating voter. For these other aspirants, it is essential that they identify the floating voters…

Some things are for Johns only- Alan John Kyeremanten

Alan John Kyeremanten, a leading member of the National Patriotic Party and a former minister of state has reportedly launched his flagbearership campaign in New York, with the theme: “For Johns only.” Dressed in a sleek black tuxedo and a slim pointed batswing bow tie with a white pleated shirt, Mr. Kyeremanten announced himself to…

Best Selfie Wins Next Elections- EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has revealed that the presidential candidate whose selfie generates the most retweets, likes and shares on the various social media platforms will be declared the winner of the 2016 presidential elections if none of the candidates is able to win a clear majority after the first round of voting.…

Ghanaian Voters To Be Microchipped

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana in collaboration with the National Identification Authority (NIA) will soon begin microchipping all Ghanaian voters. This nationwide registration exercise dubbed “No Chip No Vote”, is aimed at cleaning up the electoral register which is believed to be bloated with over two million double registration entries. The EC is confident…

Meet Ted- Ghana’s Latest Presidential Candidate

Charles De Gaulle once said, I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. And it appears that the many disillusioned Ghanaian voters concur. Fortunately for these voters, after decades of deceit, broken promises and unfulfilled dreams, a new candidate has emerged in the 2016…

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