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Akufo-Addo had no option but to downsize his gov’t, scrap superfluous ministries – Joyce Bawah Mogtari

Joyce Bawah Mogtari, an aide to Former President John Dramani Mahama has said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo reduced the number of ministers in his government because Ghanaians sent a strong message to him during last year’s elections about how he formed his government. She said Mr Akufo-Addo had no option but to do so. President Akufo-Addo has in a statement signed on his …

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Reduction in NPP parliamentary seats shows Akufo-Addo could have done better in his first term – Wereko-Brobby

Senior Member of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Charles Wereko-Brobbey, has stated that the number of parliamentary seats lost by the party in the December 2020 general elections is evident that the Akufo-Addo-led government underperformed to the expectations of Ghanaians. According to him, the development shows that the NPP government could have performed better in its first four-year term. “Given especially …

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No Deputy Chief of Staff position for Kwabena Agyapong

Despite a widely circulated report that ex-General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyei Agyapong, is to become one of the Deputy Chief of Staffs at the Presidency, names have emerged without even his shadow. The authoritative news source when it comes to the Akufo-Addo administration; Asaase News reports that its sources on the third floor of Jubilee House, have …

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Ofosu Ampofo lacing his boots to contest for NDC’s 2024 flagbearership position – Gabby hints

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko has hinted of the NDC’s National Chairman’s decision to contest for the party’s flagbearership position in 2024. According to him, although Chairman Ofosu Ampofo seems to be supporting his flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama in the Supreme Court petition, he knows that the real contest is the 2024 flagbearership race. To Gabby, the …

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An independent body must investigate Bunso Rosewood scandal – Clement Apaak

The Member of Parliament for Builsa South, Dr. Clement Apaak has called for an independent probe into the activities of illegal rosewood activities. According to him, the independent body must be led by civil society groups in the area of the environment. Their aim and objective, he added, must be to investigate what he termed as the continuous thievery and its associated …

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Over 70 NPP MPs storm Parliament 6 hours early to occupy Majority side

As early as 4 am, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Members of Parliament (MPs) were already on the floor of Parliament although proceedings for the day – a day the Speaker of Parliament will announce decisions on who is the Majority and who is the Minority – is expected to start at 10 am. That is six hours before official parliamentary business in the Chamber begins. Multiple news portals …

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We’re not weaklings – Annor Dompreh fires back at Apaak

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nsawam/Adoagyiri Constituency, Frank Annor Dompreh has hit back at Dr Clement Abas Apaak, MP for Builsa constituency. According to Clement Apaak, the NDC Caucus will resist the NPP MPs if they intend to occupy the ‘right hand of Mr Speaker’. Annor Dompreh says ‘bring it on’ “If Dr Apaak and his people think they are ready we …

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‘Appoint NDC MPs as Minsters if you want to succeed’ – Akufo-Addo counseled

A Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Dr. Kingsley Adjei, has urged the President, Nana Akufo-Addo to consider appointing some Members of Parliament (MPs) in opposition, National Democratic Congress (NDC) as ministers if he wants to succeed as President. Speaking on Angel FM’s Morning Show, An?pa B?fo?, the UCC Lecturer said this should be part of the government’s strategy to reducing …

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NALAG urges Speaker to lead consensus in Parliament

The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) has called on the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin to lead the crusade for consensus building in the workings of the 8th Parliament. According to the association, the Speaker with his vast rich experience acquired over the years, coupled with numerous engagements with Civil Society Organisations and other stakeholders was the right person to ensure …

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Oppong Nkrumah responds to Haruna Iddrisu’s comments on Caretaker Ministers

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, a Caretaker Minister of information, has responded to Mr Haruna Iddrisu, NDC Caucus Leader in Parliament’s assertion that, it was illegal for the President to appoint ‘Caretaker Ministers’. In a message on his Twitter page, Mr Oppong Nkrumah said, “The Presidential Transition Act, passed in 2012 Section 14(5) is a new provision that empowers a new President to …

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