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Stop talking ‘by heart’ – Kofi Adams tells Mahama’s critics

The National Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Kofi Adams has admonished critics of the former President John Dramani Mahama and the party executives to stop spewing venom as if they are inexperienced saying their actions are borne out of indiscipline. He called on the critics blaming Mr Mahama and the executives of the party of being the …

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We want a Ga-Dangme to be Ashaiman MCE – Council

Ashaiman (GAR), March 23, GNA – The Divisional Council and the Ga-Dangme Movement of Ashaiman have reiterated their appeal to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to select a Ga-Dangme as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Ashaiman. The appeal was made in a statement read by Mr Ebenezer T. Amanor, the Chairman of the Ga-Dangme Movement of Ashaiman, at a …

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Parliament ‘sweats’ over vetting 54 appointees in 6 days

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over Parliament’s ability to approve all of President Akufo-Addo’s Deputy Ministerial nominees before the house rises at the end of the month. The vetting of the 54 nominees by the Appointment Committee is expected to commence next Friday, which is just six days before the house rises on March 31. Even though the Members of …

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Two Mayors approved

Osei Assibey Antwi virtually had an easy passage after securing 132 ‘Yes’ votes, representing 99.2 percent, to become the new Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) yesterday. He replaces Kojo Bonsu, whose tenure under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration was cut short when he was forced to step down by some angry Kumasi chiefs. In all, …

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Minority bares teeth over Speaker’s conduct…says it may file a motion against him

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa says the minority in parliament may be forced to table a motion against the conduct of the Rt. Honourable Speaker, Prof. Mike Ocquaye should he overstep the mark in his fairness in the House. “Last time we registered our protest behind the scenes, but this time we’ve been forced to …

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NDC’s Fritz Baffour backs 110 ministerial appointments

A former minister of Information in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government, Fritz Baffour, has said he finds nothing wrong with President Akufo-Addo appointing many ministers to serve in his government. According to him, it is within the president’s constitutional mandate to appoint as many ministers as he wishes, hence he must be allowed to do so. Fritz Baffour’s comment …

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Council of State courts public support

Chairman of the Council of State, Daasebre Otuo Serebour II is asking Ghanaians from all the political divides to assist members of the new council to excel by volunteering information on national interest. He believes such important information would adequately inform members of the council to enable them to offer constructive criticism to President Nana Akufo-Addo. Daasebre Otuo Serebour who …

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More women in government will help reduce crime against women – Zanetor Rawlings

Member of Parliament for Klottey Korle Constituency, Dr. Zanetor Rawlings has called on women to put aside gender stereotypes, take up jobs in public and other sectors and occupy leadership positions just like their male counterparts in order to help fight against gender disparity. Explaining her point, she said if there were more women occupying offices in the various arms …

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‘419 placards’ reminded me of Philippians 4:19 – Ofori-Atta

Finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said the minority’s decision to heckle him with “419” labelled placards during the budget reading, emboldened him. He said the digits 419 reminded him of Philippians 4:19 in the bible which reads “And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus”. Addressing a group of MPs …

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Minority not divided over bribery scandal – Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has refuted claims that the bribery allegations leveled against the Appointments Committee of Parliament is dividing the Minority caucus. Legislators in Parliament have given different accounts on the alleged bribery scandal, since the story broke. Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga had alleged that then-Energy Minister-designate, Boakye Agyarko …

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