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Minority protest laying of Special Prosecutor bill

Parliament of Ghana

There were heated exchanges on the floor of Parliament on Wednesday over the laying of the Office of the Prosecutor Bill. The Minority in parliament contended that the bill must be withdrawn from the house because it was not laid according to proper procedure. The Caucus earlier yesterday tried to prevent the Bill from being laid on the same grounds. The ...

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Expect strong evidence to nail corrupt officials – Nana Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that his government is in the process of building water-tight evidence to ensure that the many alleged cases of corruption levelled against members of the previous administration stands the test of time at the court. Addressing the media at his maiden press encounter at the Flagstaff House yesterday, the President said a lot ...

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Sergeant Lee and his 110 Corporals with the press [Article]

Kofi Kukubor

Today marks the first ‘Meet the Press’ of Sgt Lee. So as to give vivid account to the press and the public, the corporals were assembled at a parade to brief him before the press arrived. Prelude In order not to fall into comatose in the comity of nations, I have travelled and sojourned the abrahamic length and breath to ...

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Journalists to grill Nana Addo today

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President Akufo-Addo will today [Tuesday], answer questions from journalists at the Flagstaff House, as he opens up himself for assessment of his six months in office. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, has said the President will not use the platform to shower praises on himself, but will use the occasion to touch on his achievements and challenges so far, and also ...

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Ghana has become lawless under Akufo-Addo – A.B.A. Fuseini

A.B.A. Fuseini

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Sagnarigu, A.B.A. Fuseini, has criticized President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s performance in office in the last six months. According to the MP, Akufo-Addo’s government has been characterized by what he described as “unprecedented lawlessness” and “corruption.” The President, Akufo-Addo, will address the press today [Tuesday] at the Flagstaff House. Journalists are expected ...

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Prof. Oquaye to deliver Ghana@60 lecture

Prof. Michael Oquaye

As part of activities to mark the year long celebration of Ghana 60 years on, the Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Oquaye, has been penciled down to deliver a lecture on the political history of Ghana. The lecture would be delivered on Friday, 4th August 2017, on the theme, “Ghana’s day of destiny.” The lecture among other things would examine ...

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UER: Political parties commit to addressing vigilantism

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Various political parties in the Upper East Region have reiterated calls on governments to create employment opportunities for the youth and embark on a massive education of political party groups to end the menace of vigilantism in the country. According to them, the high unemployment rate in the country coupled with the lack of education on the negative effects of political party ...

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Mahama’s meeting not a comeback move – Executives

John Mahama

Greater Accra Regional executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), have debunked claims that a scheduled meeting with former President John Mahama will focus on strategizing on his comeback for the 2020 polls. A group within the party known as Action Movement has alleged that Friday’s meeting with the regional executives is one of many platforms the former President is using ...

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Nana Addo’s Tuesday presser not for praise singing – Hamid

President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo will not use Tuesday’s interaction with journalists to shower himself with praises, but instead account for his first six (6) months in office, Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid has said. He is expected to use the occasion to touch on his achievements and challenges so far, and also outline policies he intends rolling out to enable his administration to fulfill its many ...

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Be patient with gov’t – Freddy Blay to NPP members

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The acting National Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddy Blay, has admonished members of the party to be patient with the government and support it to achieve its developmental goals. He advised that it is only in achieving the developmental goals of the Akufu-Addo government that the party can assure itself of retaining power in the next ...

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