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Oye Lithur writes to Akufo-Addo over NPP vigilante groups

The former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur is calling on President Akufo-Addo to as a matter of urgency work to end the unlawful activities of some vigilante groups in the country. According her, the activities of the groups in the country leaves dire national security implications on the country thus, must not be tolerated. Nana …

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Nkrumah not the founder of Ghana – Mike Oquaye

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye, has described as palpable false, claims that Dr. Kwame Nkrumah founded independent Ghana. His comment revives the long-standing debate about the actual founder of  Ghana especially after the president, Nana Akufo-Addo subtly also suggested so in the address he delivered at Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary parade. The History Professor argued that the …

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Woyongo blasts Mahama

The turmoil in the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) since it lost the December 2016 general elections in a humiliating fashion to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) does not appear to be subsidizing. This is because more senior members of the main opposition party are now accusing ex-President John Dramani Mahama of running a failed campaign by surrounding himself with …

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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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