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Spare us your ‘arrogance’ – Kwesi Pratt tells Theresa May

he Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has descended heavily on the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May. The Prime Minister courted controversy after stating that Britain will help any Commonwealth country wanting to reform anti-gay laws. Addressing the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, she said “nobody should …

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Ghana’s vision, performance inspires other African countries – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Ghana’s new vision of ‘Ghana beyond Aid’ coupled with the first year performance of the economy under President Akufo-Addo is a major inspiration to African countries. Speaking at the maiden edition of the ‘Governor Speaks’ series at the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings, Abebe Selasie, Deputy Director in charge of Africa said, “Your country’s new …

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Akufo-Addo promoting ‘official waste’ in the system – Franklin Cudjoe

President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe, has criticized the record appointment and the huge staff at the Presidency by President Akufo-Addo saying its only “making former President Mahama a saint.” The situation, according to Cudjoe is the hallmark of unplanned policy programmes and a clear case of ‘official waste’ in the system. In a post on his …

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Nitiwul lied, Mahama didn’t leave 678 Presidential staffers – Apaak

A former presidential staffer and current Member of Parliament for Builsa South, Dr. Clement Apaak, has described comments made by Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, over the number of presidential staffers as false. President Akufo-Addo has come under serious lambast for the 998 list of presidential staffers presented to parliament. The release of the list is in compliance with Section 11 …

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GES urged to tackle sexual abuse in schools

The Coalition for the Ghana Youth Federation (Co-GYF), has urged the Ghana Education Service (GES) to take steps to tackle sexual abuse in schools. A statement signed by Mrs Theodora W. Anti of the Co-GYF said following recent reports of sexual scandals in schools, the Coalition was of the view that the practice had been condoned for far too long …

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Government to employ 100k graduates from May 1 – Bawumia

Vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced that the 100,000 jobs to be created under the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) initiative will be launched May 1, 2018. NABCO is aimed at tackling graduate unemployment in Ghana and will be launched by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on May Day. The programme will operate seven modules designed to meet the pressing …

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5 top NDC officials have confessed to receiving double salaries – Wontum

The retained Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, is alleging that some top officials from the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), have confided in him that, they received double salaries under former President John Dramani Mahama. Mr. Boasiako, popularly called Chairman Wontumi, was speaking at the regional delegates congress held at Ejura in the …

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Prof. Joshua Alabi on ’21 minutes with KKB’

It has been a raging debate for the past few weeks with accusations and counter accusations over the procurement of an OBS software to help in the management of funds of thousands of pensioners in the country. The latest twist is a report by PriceWaterHouse Coopers indicting former Director General of SSNIT, Ernest Thompson and accusing him of causing financial …

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One village one dam contracts awarded

Implementation of the government’s ‘one village one dam policy is to begin soon, a revelation by Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul suggests. Mr Nitiwul said that contracts have been awarded for the flagship project to begin. “Last week, contractors were issued appointment letters to go and construct 570 dams,” he said. He made the revelation on Newsfile Saturday on Joy FM …

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‘I pay more taxes than anyone; I don’t need government contracts’ – Ibrahim Mahama

Businessman Ibrahim Mahama who claims he pays more taxes in Ghana than anyone says he doesn’t do government jobs to get his money. Mr. Mahama who did not give reasons for his decision explained that if there is any job he would do for government of Ghana, that job has to be “difficult for any contractor to do” “I pay …

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