China Veep invites Bawumia as anti-galamsey fight continues


The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will leave Ghana on Tuesday, June 20 for a 5-day working visit to China. Dr. Bawumia’s visit is upon the invitation of the Vice President of China, Li Yuanchao. A statement from the Chinese Foreign Ministry said the Vice President will hold talks with his Chinese counterpart as well as the Chairman of the Chinese People’s ...

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Sylvester Mensah: A potential NDC 2020 Presidential Aspirant

Sylvester Mensah

Sylvester Mensah: Long Shot or Giant Killer? He’s got youth, he’s got experience, and he’s got charm. He’s Sylvester Mensah and he could be your next president. Mr. Mensah easily reminds you of politicians like John Edwards (the John Edwards before his scandal): boyishly handsome, easily believable and exceptionally warm.   PROS   Temperament Mr. Sylvester Mensah is the dictionary ...

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Sophia Akuffo was “evasive” on Montie 3, Delta Force case – Ablakwa

Okudzeto Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudjeto Ablakwa, has described as evasive, Chief Justice nominee, Sophia Akuffo’s answers on questions about political parties’ influences on Ghana’s judicial processes during her vetting. The Chief Justice nominee was asked at her vetting on Friday about the politicization of certain cases with specific references to the Montie three and Delta Force ...

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Reappoint ‘failed’ DCE nominee -Ellembelle NPP youth


Some members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region have called on President Nana Addo Dankwa to re-nominate Mr. Stephen Donkor as the District Chief Executive for the area. Mr. Donkor was voted against by the Assembly members on his first endorsement. He had 11 Yes and 40 Nos at the end of ...

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Savelugu tensions: MCE’s supporters call the bluff of protesters

File photo: Savelugu-Nantong MCE

Supporters of the Savelugu/Nantong Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Hajia Ayishetu Seidu, have jumped to her defence asking the President, Nana Akufo-Addo to ignore calls for her replacement. A group calling itself Concerned Citizens of Savelugu/Nantong Municipality at a news conference today (Friday), called the bluff of Hajia Ayishetu Seidu’s detractors. The group’s Spokesperson, who doubles as the governing New Patriotic ...

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CDD organizes forum for MPs, constituents

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The Centre for Democratic Development, CDD Ghana has organized a public forum in the Mpohor district of the Western Region. The forum dubbed “interface engagement for MPs and constituents” is aimed at bridging the communication gap between developmental stakeholders in the district. It is also geared towards facilitating conversations around development challenges. Present at the meeting were the Member of ...

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YEA fraud didn’t happen under NDC – Minority

Kobla Mensah Woyome, MP for South Tongu.

The Minority in Parliament has challenged the management of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), to publish full details of the internal audit that allegedly uncovered payroll fraud of about GH¢51 million. According to them, the computerized system put in place by the previous management cannot be manipulated for fraudulent activities hence the allegation by the new management that the fraud ...

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NPP youth clash with police in Savelugu over MCE position


There was a standoff today [Thursday] between some irate youth of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), and the police at the precincts of the Savelugu/Nantong municipal assembly complex. The youth locked up the main entrance to the building, following a security escort for the MCE, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu to her office on Wednesday. The armed security personnel dispatched to ...

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Savelugu MCE assumes office amid heavy security

File photo: Savelugu-Nantong MCE

The Savelugu/Nantong Municipal Chief Executive, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu has today [Wednesday] been officially inducted into office under heavy security guard. A joint task-force from the Regional Security Council and the Municipal Security Committee escorted Hajia Ayishetu to her office. This is to enable her assume her lawful civic position as the Savelugu/Nantong Municipal Chief Executive. The decision was arrived at after ...

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Parliament must monitor public finances effectively – Nana Addo


President Nana Akufo-Addo has bemoaned the inability of Parliament to exercise effective oversight over the Executive arm of government, stressing that Parliament should be able to exercise full authority over public finances. “I belong to the group that feels strongly that our Parliament should be able to exercise full authority over our public finances,” President Akufo-Addo said during a speech delivered at an ...

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