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Politics has made me poorer – Dominic Ayine

The Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga East Dr. Dominic Ayine has said he sometimes regrets entering into active politics. “Sometimes I do,” he said in a reply to a direct question posed to him by host of Starr Chat Bola Ray. He added: “It takes a toll on you…you get sometimes insulted, you get people who otherwise would not have …

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Valerie Sawyerr jabs Martin Amidu in new write up

Dr Valerie Sawyerr, a Deputy Chief of Staff under erstwhile John Mahama, administration has lambasted Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu, in her new write up about events that have happened between the citizen vigilante and former Attorney General Betty Mould Iddrisu. BIRD OF THE NIGHT (Part I) By Dr. Valerie E. Sawyerr Vilified even in death, Professor Mills stands taller …

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Political interferences thwarts fight against corruption – Dr Koranteng

Dr. Roger Koranteng, Associate Professor and Principal specialist responsible for the Public Sector Governance and Anti-Corruption, Commonwealth Secretariat, said a major setback in the fight against corruption in Africa is political interference. He noted that; “the mode of appointment to high public offices, African family and traditional systems, and social-political networks all tends to hinder anti-corruption and accountability institutions quest …

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Obeng Manu fingered after contracting ‘robbers’ to attack NPP secretary

Alleged ‘robbers’ on Monday stormed the residence of the New Juaben Constituency Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Isaac Agyabeng and made away with the Constituency album (a register containing list of voters) , GHc4,700, iphone, Samsung phone and other personal belongings. In a report filed by Peace FM’s Eastern Region correspondent, Michael Akrofi Monday morning, the security man …

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Mahama is indecisive – Bagbin jabs

A presidential hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Alban Bagbin, has described ex-President John Dramani Mahama as indecisive. According to him, Mr. Mahama faltered in taking key decisions as leader of the country. Mr Bagbin said, “Mr Mahama has several attributes as a person that I admire a lot but decision taking is sometimes his major challenge.” Speaking in …

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Blame Kyei Mensah-Bonsu for Atwima Kwawoma violence – Assemblyman

Some Assembly members in the Atwima Kwawoma District of the Ashanti Region claim Majority Leader in Parliament and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu is behind the cause of the deaths of three residents of Foase over the siting of a district capital. “Blame Hon. Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu for the deaths of these three innocent people in Foase….he is responsible …

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NPP MP ‘fights’ Amoako Tuffour over unilateral sanctions

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Nhyieso in the Ashanti Region, Hon. Kennedy Kankam is up in arms against party’s Disciplinary Committee Chairman in the region, Dr. Richard Amoako-Tuffour challenging his sole decision and authority to sanction members without recourse to the laid down processes. “Who is that Amoako-Tuffour taking a sole decision to sanction people …

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No suspended officer can contest for NPP position – Dr. Amoako Tuffour

A founding member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and Senior adviser to the President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr. Amoako Tuffour says suspended officials of the party cannot contest for positions in the party. “No suspended official of the party can vie for any position, just as the Acting General Secretary said earlier”, Mr. Tuffour told Nhyira Fm …

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Oquaye sworn in as president again

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye was on Saturday, 27 January, 2018, sworn in as acting President of Ghana. Parliament was convened for the swearing-in exercise. Prof Oquaye was sworn into office in the absence of President Nana Akufo-Addo who left the country on Saturday, 27 January, 2018 for the African Union (AU) Summit in Ethiopia. Vice-president Dr Mahamudu Bawumia …

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Government planned to send Gitmo 2 to Morroco until NDC shocker – John Boadu

Ag.General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party John Boadu has expressed disappointment in the former National Democratic Congress government’s handling of the Gitmo 2 former terror suspects sent to Ghana from the US. John Boadu is convinced the Mahama-led NDC government stabbed Ghanaians in the back when it failed to come clean on the decision to accept two Yemenis …

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