LIVE UPDATES: NDC decides on National Executives at Congress

All is set at the Accra International Trade Fair Centre here in the capital as the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are set to decide on National Executives who will steer the affairs of the party from the year 2020 and beyond. The importance of this Delegates’ congress cannot be overemphasized as the party hopes the new crop of executives will lead the team to oust the incumbent party. Chairman of the Planning Committee Alex Segbefia confidently asserted that by the time the new executives are ready to go through another delegates elections, the NDC will be the government in power. About 15,000 people, made up of 9,350 delegates and 5,650 observers, are expected to throng the premise to decide the fate of the 65 candidates vying for various positions. So far, the race for the National Chairman and the General Secretary seem to be the one generate most interest among the citizenry. Perhaps the most revered and favourite politician of Ghanaians, Johnson Asiedu Nketia is for the first time in a long time facing stiff opposition from his second in command, Koku Anyidoho who has vowed to unseat his boss as the General Secretary in this keen contest. For the position of the National Chairman, five stalwarts of the party are vying. They are a former Trade and Industry Minister and former NDC MP for Keta, Mr Dan Abodakpi; the party’s former Director of Elections, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo; a former Attorney General and current Vice-Chairperson, Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu; a businessman, Mr Daniel Anang, and Alhaji Huudu Yahaya. The incumbent, Kofi Portuphy however decided to sit this one out by not seeking re-election. Mr. Alex Segbefia outlined the breakdown of 65 candidates aspiring for the various positions. “The General Secretary is an all-male affair and we have 2 aspirants, the Deputy General Secretary position we have 11 aspirants; 10 males and 1 female. For the National Organiser position we have 7 aspirants; 6 males and 1 female, the Deput...
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The Walking Dead Season 9, Episode 7 ‘Stradivarius’ (Bring Out Your Dead 907! Live-Blog)

Welcome back to Bring Out Your Dead: Bleeding Cool’s The Walking Dead Live-Blog!, as we take a look at the pre-Thankagiving seventh episode in the game-changing ninth season of AMC‘s long-running drama-horror series, ‘Stradivarius’. /// The Hilltop/Alexandria community continues to thrive, evolving into the society that Rick (Andrew Lincoln), Daryl (Norman Reedus), Maggie (Lauren Cohan), Michonne (Danai Gurira), and Carol (Melissa McBride) fought so hard – and sacrificed so much – to achieve. Now with the next generation of Grimes on the scene – Judith (Cailey Fleming) – the community begins reaching further out for survivors. But as the community welcomes a new group of survivors (Nadia Hilker‘s Magna, Angel Theory‘s Kelly, Lauren Ridloff‘s Connie, Eleanor Matsura‘s Yumiko, and Dan Fogler‘s Luke) within their walls, Gabriel (Seth Gilliam), Rosita (Christian Serratos), and Eugene’s (Josh McDermitt) attempts to reach out to more surivivors could prove their downfall – as the whispers get louder... /// Looking ahead to AMC The Walking Dead‘s next episode ‘Stradivarius,’ Carol and Henry (Matt Lintz) pay Daryl a visit in his self-imposed exile. Though Daryl’s secured himself a longtime companion (good dog!), Carol’s worried that Daryl may be too far gone for him to find his way back to the community – to find his way back home. /// Meanwhile, the Hilltop’s Jesus (Tom Payne) and Alexandria’s Aaron (Ross Marquand) meet to discuss the importance of Ezekiel’s (Khary Payton) fair in bringing the communities together. Their conversation is brought to a screeching halt by a flare signal that leads them to an exhausted and wounded Rosita – who’s sans Eugene and has something very interesting to tell them about the walkers they encountered. /// The Walking Dead Season 9, Episode 7 ‘Stradivarius’: Carol seeks out an old friend living alone in a wilderness teeming with walkers; survivors make the perilous trek to a new home.
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