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Covid Tests To Be Offered Twice-Weekly To All In England

Covid Tests To Be Offered Twice-Weekly To All In England

Everyone in England is to be given access to two rapid coronavirus tests a week from Friday, under an extension of the government’s testing programme.   The lateral flow kits, which can provide results in around 30 minutes, will be available for free at testing sites, pharmacies and through the …

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Easter: His Resurrection Is A Historical Reality – Dr Otabil

Dr Mensa Otabil, General Overseer, International Central Gospel Church, says the resurrection of Jesus Christ is a historical reality and not a myth.   He said the resurrection, the centre for the Christian faith, was real and not something said metaphorically.         “He died, He was buried …

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Explainer: How EC has judicially ‘refused’ to respond to petitioners

  During their press briefing of February 11, 2021, spokespersons for the legal team of petitioner John Dramani Mahama, claimed that the Electoral Commission was refusing ‘accountability’ in the ongoing election petition. Led by former Attorney General Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, the petitioner’s spokespersons cited a number of instances during the …

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Akufo-Addo responds to John Mahama’s amended election petition

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has, through his lawyers, filed a response to the amended election petition of the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama. Henry Nana Boakye who is a spokesperson of the president’s legal team in an interview with Citi News monitored by …

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List: The seven justices hearing Mahama’s election petition

  Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah will lead a panel of seven justices hearing the 2020 presidential election petition filed by former president John Dramani Mahama. The petition is challenging the successful reelection of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The president and Electoral Commission are the respondents in the case. The …

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Akufo-Addo’s boys wanted Bagbin to lose – Apaak

  The praises being showered on Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin by some members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been described by Dr. Clement Abas Apaak as hypocritical. The Member of Parliament for Builsa South is claiming that the former Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Gabby Otchere Darko, …

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NPP candidate challenges Savelugu parliamentary results in court

  A petition challenging the election results in the Savelugu Constituency in the Northern Region has been filed at a High Court in Tamale. The suit filed on January 8, 2021, by the NPP’s parliamentary candidate for Savelugu, Muhammed Abdul-Samed Gunu, had the Electoral Commission (EC) as the first respondent. …

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Election of Speaker: Carlos Ahenkorah snatches ballot sheets

    Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, the Member of Parliament-elect for Tema West snatched some ballot papers during counting. After the counting of votes for Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye was done, the MP-elect snatched the ballot papers from the Clerks-at-table and bolted with it. Prior to the snatching of the ballot …

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Court grants injunction against NDC MP-elect for Assin North

  The Cape Coast High court has granted an injunction suit against the Member of Parliament-elect for the Assin North Constituency, James Gyakye Quayson. The court has ruled that the budding MP cannot hold himself out as the MP-elect for the constituency. This follows a petition filed by one Michael …

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Lawyer explains why an Accra Magistrate Court is after 20 NDC MPs

  Lawyer and Law Lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Dr. Kweku Agyemang Budu has opined that it is likely that NDC MPs were charged with unlawful assembly because of the tensed atmosphere that characterized the post-election period. In an interview with Samuel Eshun, he …

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Kofi Adams sued over Buem parliamentary election

The legitimacy of Kofi Adams as Member of Parliament-elect for the Buem Constituency is being challenged by thirteen persons from the constituency. The constituents, according to Citi News have filed a suit arguing that Kofi Adams cannot hold himself as MP for the constituency since they and thousands of voters …

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Franklin Cudjoe drags EC over ‘inhumane, criminal’ SALL, Hohoe situation

  Franklin Cudjoe, the President of IMANI Africa has described as ‘criminal’ and ‘inhumane’ the incident that voters in the Santrokofi Akpafu, Likpe, and Lolobi, (SALL) towns being disenfranchised in the December 7 elections. Franklin Cudjoe who claims to hail from one the towns has constantly lamented how the Electoral Commission deliberately deprived …

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‘Demonstrating’ NDC MPs broke no law – Ras Mubarak insists

  Outgoing Member of Parliament (MP) for Kumbungu Constituency, Mr Ras Mubarak, insists that he and other colleagues on the minority side broke no law to warrant being dragged to court by the police. The Ghana Police Service has dragged 20 lawmakers including Haruna Iddrisu, Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, Samuel George, …

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Asiedu Nketia fingers top EC officials in Techiman South chaos

  Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress has alleged that there were multiple attempts by the top hierarchy of the Electoral Commission to manipulate the results of the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. Speaking on Joy News, Asiedu Nketia claimed that the top brass of …

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Minority MPs to face court on Monday over protest march

  Minority Leader and ten other NDC MPs will face the Accra Circuit court on Monday, January, 04, 2020 over the Minority’s protest march to the headquarters of the Electoral Commission. They have been charged with unlawful assembly for failing to notify the Police of holding of a special event …

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