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NPP’s National Council to meet over constitution review proposals

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The National Council of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), will today [Wednesday], hold a crunch meeting aimed at setting up a Committee to review proposals for constitutional amendment of the party’s constitution. The Committee will have a month or two to finish its work and report back to the Council. The meeting by the Council, which is the second ...

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Free SHS challenges due to poor planning – Spio Garbrah

Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah

A former Trade Minister, Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah believes the hitches that have marred the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s implementation of the free secondary education policy are due to the lack of planning. In an interview with Citi News, he said this was evidenced by the fact the government is yet to clearly declare the cost and funding for the ...

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Akufo-Addo visits Nigeria to welcome Buhari from sick leave

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 12th September, 2017, paid a brief visit to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Muhammadou Buhari. Addressing a press conference after the visit, President Akufo-Addo noted that “all of us have been very anxious about his (President Buhari) well-being, and it was very good news to hear that he had ...

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I was called liar over free SHS promise – Nana Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has lamented the humiliation he went through in 2008 when he first promised the free Senior High School education policy. According to him, his opponents ridiculed him saying it was a political gimmick and could only be possible in 20 years. But nine years down the line Akufo-Addo’s dream has come to pass today [Tuesday], September ...

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Martin Amidu turns heat on Okudzeto Ablakwa

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Former Attorney General and outspoken member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Martin Amidu, has descended heavily on National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Okudzeto Ablakwa, tagging him as “uncouth” and “uncultured.” Mr. Amidu made the comments in his latest epistle chastising Mr. Ablakwa whom he said attacked him in an article after he [Martin Amidu] ...

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Free SHS: Apologize for ‘snubbing’ continuing students – Minority

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government should be apologizing to Ghanaians for its inability to fully implement the free secondary education policy as promised over the years, the Minority in Parliament has stated. The Minority, at a press conference on Monday, said: “if the NPP had any modicum of respect for the good people of Ghana, they should at the ...

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MP angry over demolition of historic old Parliament  building

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The Member of Parliament for Adaklu, Kwame Agbodza, has called on the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), to halt the further destruction of Ghana’s old Parliament building. According to him, Parliament has not been duly informed over the damage being caused to the building. Four years after fire destroyed portions of the Old Parliament House, portions of ...

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We were ‘forced’ to extend IMF programme – Gov’t

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The government has finally given reasons for its decision to the extend the three-year International Monetary Fund (IMF) Credit Facility programme by a year. According to government, it was compelled to approve the extension because the IMF threatened to immediately abrogate the whole deal if they declined the proposal. A Deputy Minister of Finance, Kwaku Kwarteng, who made the revelation ...

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PNC forms committee to restructure party ahead of 2020 polls

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The People’s National Convention (PNC) has set up a three member committee to develop an action plan for the reorganization of the party ahead of the 2020 polls. Members of the committee include; Comrade Emmanuel Wilson Jnr, Comrade Jacob Amoako and David Apasera. The party is also considering an early congress to elect new executives and a  flagbearer for the 2020 general ...

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PNC considering early congress ahead of 2020 polls

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The People’s National Convention (PNC) is considering an early congress to elect new executives and a  flagbearer for the 2020 general elections. These are the resolutions from the party’s standing committee meeting on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The Committee in a release copied to citifmonline.com said separate elections will be held for the National Officers and the flagbearer. PNC’s flag ...

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