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By 4pm yesterday, the national delegates’ conference of the main opposition National Democratic Congress, which started officially on Saturday, November 17, was yet to see closure, delegates having begun to arrive at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra on the Friday, November 16. Several ballots remained to be counted and collated.

The Danquah Institute, the leading Accra-based research and policy think tank, has called for a complete renegotiation of a contract between the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) and Meridian Port Services (MPS) which sought to give full rights for both the construction and operations of the new terminal at the port to MPS.

The New Patriotic Party has cautioned all interested people wishing to contest the 2019 parliamentary primaries to run as parliamentary candidates in the 2020 elections not to rock the boat by unduly upstaging incumbent Members of Parliament.

Contrary to claims by former President John Dramani Mahama that he solved the unprecedented energy crisis and chronic power outages (dumsor) which hit the nation during his tenure, it turns out that he added unnecessarily to Ghana’s installed generation capacity rather than tackling the real problems facing the energy sector at that time.

Looking closely at former President John Dramani Mahama’s behaviour and criticism of everything about Nana Akufo-Addo’s government, one might be reminded of a uninteresting soccer player who, through sheer luck or accident of history, got the chance to play in the striker’s position.

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