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Binduri youth threaten chaos over district assembly office relocation

A group calling itself Concerned Youth Association of Binduri in the Upper East Region has warned that, there will be chaos and bloodshed should government attempt relocating the Binduri Assembly Office block from Binguri to Binduri. According to the group, the Upper East Regional Minister Rockson Bukari on February 1 2018, called on the Binduri chief, Naaba Akolbila Ajetwin, to ...

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Stop leaking reports – Adjaho to Audit Service staff

The immediate past Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho, has called on staff of the Audit Service to resist the temptation of leaking reports of the Auditor General which are yet to be scrutinized and approved by Parliament. While emphasizing that the auditors are fallible hence the need for parliament’s rigorous scrutiny to ensure the information provided is accurate, he ...

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Ministers appraisal needless, give them money to work – Minority

Members of the Minority side in Parliament have raised concerns about the President’s intended assessment of the performance of his  ministers. Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, said the assessment was not necessary because some of the ministries are struggling due to lack of funds. He added that, any attempt to give them enough funding ...

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Ghana can’t exit IMF program now – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has downplayed government’s supposed brilliant management of the economy it inherited from the John Mahama administration. This follows the president’s State of the Nation Address on [Thursday] February 8, 2018, where he stated that the country’s economy had been projected by the World Bank and other international bodies to be the fastest growing in the world ...

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Kassena Nankana West DCE passes on

The District Chief Executive of Kassena Nankana in the Upper East Region, Clement Danduri, has passed on at the age of 70. Mr. Dandori, who had been battling with illness for a few months, died at the Ridge hospital in Accra on Thursday night where he was receiving treatment. Confirming the death to Citi News, a family member of the deceased, Francis ...

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2018 State of the Nation Address [Full text]

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday February 8, 2018, delivered the State of the Nation Address in Parliament, his second address since he assumed office in 2017. Addressing Members of Parliament, former Presidents, government officials and other dignitaries who were gathered in the House, touted his government’s achievements within its first year in office in a speech which was ...

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Nana Addo’s SOTN address had ‘little content’ – Amissah-Arthur

Former Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has said President Nana Addo’s State of the Nation Address lacked content, as in his view, he failed to touch on critical areas such as security. Mr. Amissah Arthur said he was disappointed the President failed to spell out plans of empowering law enforcement agencies who will deal with persons creating fear and panic ...

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NDC MPs don black, plaster mouths in protest against gov’t

The Minority National Democratic Congress [NDC] caucus in Parliament, showcased varying symbols of protest during President Nana Akufo-Addo’s State of the Nation address today [Thursday]. A number of them were seen in black apparel, whilst others had pieces of plaster on their mouths, symbolizing some sort of gagging. The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, was himself, wearing black traditional Dagomba wartime ...

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Akufo-Addo delivered ‘State of Promises’ – Minority

The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has described the President’s State of Nation Address as ‘State of Promises’ after the President’s delivery in parliament today [Thursday]. “Mr President, we have heard you on your state of promises, and Mr. President, we have heard that at least sole sourcing is still lawful in Ghana,” he said. On the back of the Minority ...

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Ken Ofori-Atta is a ‘national asset’ – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has hailed the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, as “a national asset”, as he outlined Ghana’s progress on the economic front during his State of the Nation address. A little over a year into the New Patriotic Party’s four-year term, President Akufo-Addo affirmed that his government’s economic management team’s hard work was beginning “to show positive results.” The President’s ...

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