Politics

Be considerate in your demands – Akufo-Addo tells Ghanaians

President Nana Akufo-Addo has asked Ghanaians to be considerate in their demands on his government as he strives to put the economy on a sound footing. The President, who is on a two-day working visit to the Upper West Region as part of 7-day tour of northern Ghana, was responding to demands made on him by the chiefs and people of ...

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Ghanaians won’t elect MMDCEs in 2018 – O.B. Amoah

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The millions of Ghanaians eagerly waiting to elect their Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs), could be disappointed because this may not happen, at least not within 24 months as the New Patriotic Party administration promised. This is because the procedures involved in making such positions electable have not yet been triggered. NPP manifesto promise The New Patriotic Party (NPP) ...

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MMDAs won’t pay for Nana Addo’s trip – Regional Minister

The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed, has directed all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the region to disregard a circular which requested them to pay Ghc5,000 each to fund President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s three-day official visit beginning October 6. The Minister in an official statement copied to citifmonline. com implied that, his office did not endorse the earlier ...

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Don’t pay for Nana Addo’s visit – O.B Amoah to MMDAs

The Deputy Minister for Local Government, O.B Amoah, has charged Metropolitan, Municipal,  and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Northern part of the country not to pay an amount of GH¢5,000 each as a contribution towards President Nana Akufo-Addo’s visit to those areas. The Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives’ (MMDCEs) caucus of the Northern Region, say they took the decision  by themselves in ...

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N/R: 26 MMDAs to contribute GHc130,000 for Nana Addo’s visit

The Twenty-Six (26) assemblies in the Northern Region are to contribute Ghc130,000, which comes to GHc 5,000 each, towards President Akufo-Addo’s 3-day official visit to the region beginning October 6, 2017. Nana Addo will also be in the Upper East and West Regions during the 7-day trip. A circular sighted by citifmonline.com stated that, “in a bid to put together the required ...

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Korle Bu CEO using A-Plus against gov’t officials – Afenyo-Markin

New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo Markin, has waded into the A-Plus corruption allegation saga, suggesting that the controversial musician is only being used as a tool by the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital CEO, Dr. Felix Anyah. In a post on Facebook, the MP said Dr. Anyah was using Kwame Asare Obeng, also known as A-Plus, in a ...

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KMA suspends Krofrom West Assembly member for 3 months

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), has suspended one of its elected members for three months for misconduct. The Assembly Member for Krofrom West, Wilberforce Nana Kwame Obeng, was accused of usurping the authority of a department of the Assembly. “After deliberations, the committee decided to actually suspend him for one year period,” Godwin Okumah Nyame, the Public Relations Officer for KMA ...

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Contact telco for transcript to settle A-Plus saga – Agbenyo

A Deputy National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Fred Agbenyo, has suggested that the relevant telecom company be contacted to provide the transcript between the Deputy Director of the CID, ACP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah and Kwame Asare Obeng, also known as A-Plus. His suggestion is in connection with the phone recording implicating ACP Addo-Danquah in an ...

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NCA’s ‘draconian’ sanctions targeted anti-NPP stations – Agbenyo

A Deputy National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Fred Agbenyo, suspects the National Communication Authority may be trying to gag anti-Government radio stations with its recent “draconian” sanctions. He echoed the NDC Minority in Parliament’s fears that the NCA’s decision to clamp down on 131 radio stations operating illegally or with expired licenses is an attack on ...

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I’m still in NPP Youth Organizer race – Kamal-Deen Abdulai

Aspiring National Youth Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kamal-Deen Abdulai, has denied reports that he has withdrawn from the race. Media reports in some quarters suggested that the current NASARA Coordinator is pulling out of the race for personal reasons. The NPP will be electing new National Officers in 2018 for a four-year tenure in accordance with the party’s ...

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