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Minority to Gov’t: Provide full facts on 15-year gas deal

Adams Mutawakilu

The Minority in Parliament wants the Energy Ministry to provide Parliament with the full details on the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) agreement between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea. According to the Minority, the Energy Ministry has been economical with the truth and details provided to the public. Addressing the press on Friday, the Minority Spokesperson for Mines and Energy, and MP ...

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Don’t politicize STC affairs – Nana Akomea to Ghanaians

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The Managing Director of the State Transport Company (STC), Nana Akomea is urging Ghanaians not to view new developments at the company through partisan lenses. He said the efforts of the previous management of the company under the John Mahama government must be appreciated since it helped transform the company. In a facebook post on Friday he said the former ...

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Reinstating suspended executives ‘unwise’ – Freddie Blay

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The acting National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) , Freddie Blay has said it will not be advisable to reinstate suspended executives of the party. He believes it will be inappropriate to reinstate these executives, who in his view did not contribute to the party’s victory in the 2016 general elections. Making his case on Point Blank segment ...

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My appointment as GNPC Chair not a reward – Freddie Blay

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The acting National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay considers his new position as Chairman of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation as service to the nation rather than a reward. “I am Chair of the GNPC but I consider that to be service that I am rendering. If you think that that it is a reward, I ...

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Bauxite deal: Gov’t frustrating Exton over Ibrahim Mahama – Amaliba

Abraham Amaliba

A member of the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) communication team, Abraham Amaliba has accused government of “unnecessarily frustrating” Exton Cubic Company, the firm prospecting Bauxite in the Tano-Offin Forest Reserve because of Ibrahim Mahama. According to him, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has adopted such tactics to cause disaffection for the company and subsequently withdraw the permit it gave ...

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Resist pressure to legalize homosexuality – MP

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A Member of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Reverend John Ntim Fordjour has called on MPs to take a stand against any attempt to legalize homosexuality in Ghana. His remarks follow advocacy from a group of eight Ghanaians in Canada who have petitioned the Canadian government to put pressure on Ghana to decriminalize homosexuality. Addressing the press in Parliament on Wednesday, ...

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NDC lying about Ekumfi pineapple factory – NPP 

NPP’s Central Regional 2nd Vice Chairman, Kingsley Kofi Karikari-Bondzie

A member of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) One District, One factory launching committee, Kingsley Kakari Bondzie has rubbished the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) assertions it laid the foundation for the first factory to be established in the Central Region. President Nana Akufo-Addo will cut the sod for a pineapple factory in Ekumfi this Friday, to kick start his government’s ...

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NPP delegate’s conference: We’ll sanction aspirants who campaign

John Boadu, acting General Secretary, NPP.

The leadership of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it will punish aspiring candidates who use this weekend’s national delegate’s conference to campaign. The party is yet to open nominations for persons who wish to contest for positions from constituency to national levels. Speaking to Citi News, acting General Secretary of the NPP John Boadu said the party will ...

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NDC 2018 primaries: I haven’t decided to contest yet – Spio Garbrah

Minster of Trade & Industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah

Former Trade and Industry Minister, Dr. Ekow Spio Garbrah has denied giving indications of contesting the flagbearership position of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2018. This contradicts earlier claims by a member of the Spio Garbrah Fan Club , Kwaku Tawiah that Mr. Garbrah had declared his intentions to join the flagbearership race in 2018. Speaking in an ...

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Spio Garbrah will contest NDC presidential primaries – Aide

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Former Trade and Industry Minister Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah has given the strongest indication that he will contest the flagbearership position of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2018. According to his spokesperson, Kwaku Tawiah Ampah, reports saying he has abandoned his desire to lead the party in the 2020 elections, are false and must be disregarded. Speaking to ...

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