‘Animal watchers’ tired of their incompetent Gov’t – Mahama jabs Otabil

In what appears to be a response to Pastor Mensah Otabil’s assertion that he does not pay attention to local media content due to excessive political discussions, and instead chooses to watch animals on Television, former President John Dramani Mahama, has described that posture as hypocritical. The Founder of the International Central Gospel Church has come under severe attack since ...

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NDC MP walks out of C’ttee meeting over US ‘military camp’ deal

A Member of the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament, Rockson Dafeamekpor, today [Wednesday], walked out of a meeting to consider an agreement with the United States of America for a defence cooperation arrangement, that will allow them to have a camp in Ghana for its military forces. Mr. Dafeamekpor, a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority, said ...

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Leave NDC if you want – Victor Smith dares Rawlings

A member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Victor Smith, has advised founder of the party, Jerry John Rawlings, to leave the party if he so desires and stop attacking its members. “If your love for the party has declined just leave the party,” he dared. Speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen on Monday, Mr. Smith accused Mr. Rawlings ...

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Withdraw agreement to host US military in Ghana – Minority 

The Minority in Parliament is demanding an immediate withdrawal of a Memorandum of Understanding on defence cooperation between Ghana and the United States from Parliament to allow for broader consultations. Cabinet approved the MoU on March 8, 2018, and recommended that Parliament ratifies the agreement to allow US forces and their equipment unhindered access in Ghana. Per the agreement, the ...

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Don’t mortgage our sovereignty for US ‘military base’ – Apaak

National Democratic Congress [NDC]  Member of Parliament for Builsa South, Dr. Clement Apaak, is demanding full disclosure from the government on the Memorandum of Understanding on defence cooperation between Ghana and the United States. Dr. Apaak is of the view that the agreement needlessly opens Ghana up to the risk of terror attacks. “They should come clean. We will not ...

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Stop Rawlings now or forget 2020 – Victor Smith to NDC

A leading member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Victor Smith, has called on the leadership of his party to call the party’s Founder, Jerry John Rawlings to order, or pay for it dearly in the 2020 general elections. Rawlings, in the last few years, has been criticizing some members of the NDC at the least opportunity. According to ...

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Nana Addo justifies creation of new districts

President Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has hit back at critics who say the creation of new districts and municipalities is unnecessary. The President said the creation of new districts will bring development to the doorstep of many and deepen Ghana’s democratic processes. The government has received some criticism over the creation of 38 new districts and municipalities across the country. But speaking before ...

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Opuni facing ‘highest order of political persecution’ – B/A NDC

Dr. Stephen Opuni

The Brong Ahafo Regional Branch of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has condemned government  for what it calls the “persecution of the immediate past CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Dr. Stephen Opuni.” “This action we consider to be political persecution of the highest order,” a statement from the branch said. The Brong Ahafo NDC joins the Ashanti branch ...

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Revised RTI Bill approved, forwarded to Parliament – Bawumia

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has announced that a revised version of the Right to Information Bill has been approved by Cabinet and forwarded to Parliament. “Cabinet has given approval for the Right to Information Bill to be laid in Parliament for debate and approval because it is very critical that we pass the Right to Information Bill,” Dr. Bawumia ...

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RTI Bill ‘meaningless’ without covering private sector- Prof. Oquaye

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye, has said the Right to Information Bill will be more meaningful if it goes beyond dealing with the public sector to include the private sector. The Speaker says making access to information from the public sector mandatory through the passage of the Bill without including private businesses, will lead nowhere. In Prof. Oquaye’s ...

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