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I apologise on Otiko’s behalf – De Sosoo

Anita De Sosoo, former National Women’s Organiser for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has on behalf of Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister-designate of Gender, Children and Social Protection, apologised to all Ghanaians and former president John Dramani Mahama over some comments she made about him during the electioneering period. Her decision to apologise on Ms Djaba’s behalf follows the NPP National …

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NASPA gives gov’t 1-week ultimatum to pay newly approved allowance

The National Service Personnel Association (NASPA) has given government a one-week ultimatum to pay its members the approved allowances this month, lest it will embark on a nationwide demonstration against the government. The association has expressed disappointment in the Akufo-Addo-led administration for ignoring the payment of the new pay structure of an amount of GHS 599.04 from an initial figure …

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OccupyGhana wades into parliament bribery claim, calls for police probe

Pressure group, OccupyGhana, wants police to investigate allegations that some legislators were given money to approve the nomination of one of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s ministers-designate. The group suggests that calls for a parliamentary probe into the allegations would prove counterproductive. All the parties involved in the alleged attempted bribery are Parliamentarians. “We call for an independent Police investigation into the …

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Fidelity bank promotes financial literacy through Monopoly

Fidelity Bank has supported the Accra edition of the Monopoly Board Game competition to demonstrate the bank’s passion for promoting financial literacy and inclusion. The indigenous bank did this in partnered with Imani Consult Ltd and Bestman Games Ltd, the African distributor of customised editions of Hasbro’s iconic Monopoly Board Game. At the launch of the Accra edition of the …

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Bad Council of State is a reflection of President – Bentsil-Enchill argues

As Ghanaians get the chance to vote to choose those to represent them as members of the Council of State to counsel the president, a Senior Partner at law firm, Bentsil-Enchill, Letsa and Ankomah has lauded efforts at nurturing the institution. Kojo Bentsil-Enchill believes the institution is one that Ghanaians should not be quick to destroy but rather commit to …

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Radio France International apologises to Rawlings

Radio France International’s Jean-Baptiste Placca has apologized for comments he made on the station’s weekly programme “La semaine de Jean-Baptiste Placca” on Saturday January 21, 2017, during which he alleged that Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings had called on the African Union to replicate the ECOWAS mission in the Gambia by removing Cameroun’s Paul Biya from office. …

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11 senior managers of COCOBOD asked to proceed on leave

Government has ordered eleven top management members of the Ghana COCOBOD to proceed on leave effective Monday 30th January, 2017. A similar order has been given to three senior managers of the Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC), a subsidiary of COCOBOD who are also leaving with immediate effect. The eleven COCOBOD senior management staff include Deputy Chief Executive – Agronomy and …

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Bribery Scandal: I’ll submit myself to full investigations -Haruna

The Minority Leader in Parliament Haruna Iddrisu has promised to submit himself to full investigations in the infamous bribery scandal that has rocked the appointments committee of parliament. Mahama Ayariga, who is a lawmaker for Bawku Central Constituency is alleging that the Minister of Energy through the Chairman of the appointments committee tried bribing members with GH¢3,000 each to approve …

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Ibrahim Mahama warns Kennedy Agyapong

Chief Executive of Engineers and Planners, Mr Ibrahim Mahama, has warned acerbic tongue New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyepong, to forthwith, refrain from dragging his hard earned reputation in the mud or face his wrath. Irked by the incessant but unwarranted and unguarded attacks on his person and family by the foul mouth Assin …

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Yes! Mahama is ‘wicked, an embarrassment’ – Otiko Djaba

President John Mahama is, indeed, “wicked” and “an embarrassment” to the people of the three regions in the North, Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister-designate Otiko Afisa Djaba has insisted. “I don’t owe him [Mr Mahama] or you [Alhassan Suhuyini] any apology…” she said in response to the Tamale North MP’s question about whether she would apologise to the ex-president …

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