Ras Mubarak admits fixing spying device at NYA but…

Ras Mubarak

The former National Youth Authority’s (NYA) Chief Executive, Ras Mubarak, now Member of Parliament for Kumugu, has confirmed that he also fixed an audio visual recording device in his office when he served in that capacity in 2013. He said this in response to claims by the current acting NYA Chief Executive, Emmanuel Asigiri, who said he discovered a bugging ...

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We’ll make Ghana prosperous – John Boadu

John Boadu, acting General Secretary, NPP.

Mr. John Boadu, Acting General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said government was on course to returning Ghana onto the path of progress and prosperity. He said government remained committed to working hard to change the economic fortunes of the country, and would not be distracted. Mr. Boadu said this during the Central Regional Delegates Conference ...

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Bawku Assembly finally confirms first female MCE


The Bawku Municipal Assembly last Friday endorsed its first female Municipal Chief Executive, Hajia Hawa Ninchema. Out of 28 assembly members present who voted, the MCE nominee polled 23 votes representing 82 percent, while 5 voted against her candidature representing 12 percent. The confirmation process was conducted by officials of the electoral commission and witnessed by the Upper East Regional Minister, ...

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I’m not against mining – Akufo-Addo


President Akufo Addo has discounted suggestions that his government is fighting against mining in the country. According to him, he is rather against illegal mining also known as galamsey. Speaking at this year’s Ohum Festival in Kyebi on Saturday, the President stated that he will not allow illegal miners to destroy the environment with impunity. He said his government is poised ...

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Fulfill your promises – Okyenhene to Akufo-Addo


Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, has urged President Akufo-Addo to work hard to fulfill the promises he made to Ghanaians during the 2016 election. Speaking at Kyebi as Okyeman marked this year’s Ohum Festival, the overlord of the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Authority said it was important for government to ensure that Ghanaians are relieved from their hardships. Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin ...

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NPP youth group campaigns to get Bugri Naabu retained

Bugri Naabu

A group affiliated to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) calling itself the Coalition of NPP Youth in the Northern Region, is on a regional campaign dubbed, “Retain Chairman Bugri.” The group’s mission is to convince the NPP regional Electoral College to renew Daniel Bugri Naabu’s mandate. The group is persuaded by the outspoken NPP Northern Regional Chairman, Daniel Bugri ...

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‘Naive’ Inusah Fuseini must be queried over spying device – MP

MP for Okaikoi North constituency, Fuseini Issah

The Member of Parliament for the Okaikoi North constituency, Fuseini Issah, wants former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Inusah Fuseini, queried for not informing the security agencies before fixing an audio visual device at the ministry when he served in that office. “When it comes to devices being planted it looks all like a James Bond movie, we see ...

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Pelpuo cautions gov’t over 3 new development authorities


Former Minister of State at the Presidency, Rashid Pelpuo, is warning government against the use of the three development authorities as a tool for needless politicking. According to him, the establishment of particularly the Northern Development Authority out of the remnants of SADA should not operate in a way that puts Northern Ghana at a disadvantage because the electoral fortunes ...

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Sydney’s apology to Parliament ‘weak’ – Ras Mubarak

Ras Mubarak

It seems anti-corruption campaigner and member of pressure group, Occupy Ghana, Sydney Casely-Hayford, is not out of the woods yet despite his apology to outraged members of Ghana’s legislature, who are bent on grilling him for supposedly insulting them. Casely-Hayford has been cited for a possible contempt of Parliament after he said at a programme that Ghana’s Parliamentarians make “stupid ...

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MP calls for calm over Lapaz shooting

Patrick Yaw Boamah

The Member of Parliament for Okai Koi Central, in whose constituency a shooting incident occurred, Patrick Yaw Boamah is urging calm among residents. The shooting, by some unknown assailants, led to the death of one police officer, leaving another injured. Patrick Boamah in a statement copied to on Thursday urged the police to work to arrest the perpetrators of ...

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