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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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Akufo-Addo hails peaceful transition in Liberia

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has hailed the peaceful transition of power in Liberia as a significant milestone for the consolidation of democracy in West Africa and on the African continent as a whole. “For us in West Africa, I think that it is a sign that democratic consolidation that so many of us are seeking is in fact …

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I’II win NDC slot because I am the best candidate than Mahama – Former NHIA Boss

NDC Flagbearer hopeful and former boss of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has posited that the popularity of former President Mahama does not scare him in any shape or form. He was reacting to a question on what he will do should the former president decide to contest the 2020 race or not. Speaking on current affairs …

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Keep quiet! ‘Embarrassed’ Kofi Adams chides Bagbin, Sylvester Mensah

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Organiser has called for a cease-fire in the party after two senior members attacked former president John Mahama in separate interviews with Joy News. A disappointed Kofi Adams said the incessant open attacks are “hurting the NDC” and undermining its reorganization and unity efforts. Speaking to Evans Mensah on Joy FM’s Top Story Thursday, …

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Martin Amidu resigns from NDC

Former Attorney General and current candidate for the newly established position of Special Prosecutor,Martin Amidu, has reportedly relinquished his NDC (National Democratic Congress) membership. According to a report published by mynewsgh.com, Mr. Martin Amidu, a founding member of the main opposition NDC, has reportedly handed in his resignation from the political party in preparation of his formal assumption of the …

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Cash-for-seat probe: Awards organisers ‘deeply disturbed’ by forged document

Organisers of the Ghana Expatriate Business Award (GEBA) have refuted the authenticity of a document tendered in as evidence in the ongoing probe into the cash-for-seat scandal. The five-member Parliamentary Committee begun sitting last to look into the Minority’s allegations that seats were sold to expatriate business owners by the Trades Ministry and the Millennium Excellence Foundation (MEF), the awards …

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Presidential Staffers nervous about Amidu’s appointment – Dep. Chief of Staff

Deputy Chief of Staff, Samuel Abu Jinapor has revealed that not everyone within the Presidency is excited about President Akufo Addo’s appointment of the free spirited anti-corruption campaigner, Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. According to him, the choice of Mr Amidu who’s a ‘no nonsense’ and principled person has really unsettled some staff at the Presidency. “Let me tell …

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Alan jabs Ablakwa over ‘Cash For Seat’ saga

Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, yesterday challenged the wrong notion that expatriate businessmen who sat with President Akufo-Addo at the high table during the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards were made to pay $100,000 as a levy before being granted the opportunity to sit there. The minister appeared before the ‘Cash for Seat’ committee set up by the …

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