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Gov’t using EOCO to hound EC’s Opoku Amankwah – Minority alleges

The Minority in Parliament has accused the Akufo-Addo government of using the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) as a conduit to torment the Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, in a bid to get her out of office. According to them, EOCO is hounding Madam Amankwah to give way for government ...

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NPP adopts new constitutional ammendments

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has adopted the report of a Constitutional Review Committee that worked on proposed amendments to the party’s constitution. The party in December, 2017 held an Extraordinary Delegates Conference in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi where it amended portions of its constitution. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, the acting General Secretary of the ...

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Commission on new regions petitioned to extend hearings to southern volta

A petition has been submitted to the Commission of Inquiry overseeing the processes for the creation of new regions, requesting that the hearings in the Volta Region be expanded beyond the northern part of the region to cover areas in the south as well. The lawyer for the seven petitioners, Albert Quashigah, told Citi News that his clients had decided ...

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High unemployment a ‘national security’ issue – Bawumia

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Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that the high levels of youth unemployment in the country are a reflection of the state of the economy they inherited from the previous administration. He admits it is a national security issue, but assured that his government is working towards creating an enabling environment that will allow the private sector to thrive in order ...

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NPP executive hopeful urges party to focus on grassroots welfare

Ghana’s Deputy Ambassador to China and a New Patriotic Party (NPP) National Treasurer hopeful, Dr. Charles Dwamena, has urged his party to pay greater attention to the welfare of its members. The Deputy Ambassador, also known as “Dr. China”, said the party can stay in power for long if they build a highly resourceful one that will be able to attend ...

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B/A NPP executive responding to treatment after attack

The Brong Ahafo Regional Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwame Baffoe, who was allegedly attacked by thugs is responding to treatment. Reports indicate that the assailants are suspected to be supporters of the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh. The incident took place on Saturday in Atebubu, the Capital of the Atebubu-Amantin District at the ...

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U/E: NPP Chair thanks Nana Addo for Amidu’s appointment

The Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Alhaji Mohammed Murtala Ibrahim has thanked President Nana Akufo-Addo, on behalf of the regional secretariat, for naming Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. According to him, the appointment of Martin Amidu indicates the president’s indubitable detestation for corruption and his unbendable commitment to fighting it. In a press release copied ...

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Bill needed to sanitise cattle rearing – MP

The MP for Ledzokuku, Dr. Okoe Boye, has called for a Bill that, when passed, will regulate the management of cattle in Ghana. Such a Bill could also potentially encourage more Ghanaians to get into cattle rearing, the MP said on The Big Issue. His comments followed escalated tensions in the Asante Akyem North District after four security personnel, including three ...

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‘We won’t accept insults from Trump’ – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo has condemned US President, Donald Trump for recent derogatory remarks he reportedly made against African countries, saying Ghana will “not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country.” Trump’s alleged description of some nations on the continent as ‘shithole countries’ has not sat well with many, including a number of world leaders who have called ...

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Lawyer downplays Amidu’s appointment as Special Prosecutor

A Private Legal Practitioner and Greater Accra Regional Youth Organizer of the NDC, Edudzi Tamaklo has raised doubts over Martin Amidu’s ability to deliver on his mandate as Special Prosecutor given his limited success when he served as Attorney General. Martin Amidu was named as the Special Prosecutor by the President on Thursday January 11, 2018. He is expected to ...

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