IEA wants constitutional review process slowed


The Institute of Economic Affairs’ Winner-Takes-All Advisory Committee has recommended that government slows down the pace for the Constitution Review process to enable proposals for dealing with the current winner-takes-all political system to be factored into the review process. IEA’s Winner-Takes-All Committee, under the chairmanship of Archbishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle, also recommended the review of the appointing powers of the ...

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Summon President – Atta Akyea demands

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The Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South in the Eastern Region, Samuel Atta Akyea, has asked for an opportunity be created to quiz the President on the floor of Parliament. “I think that the business committee should make something very novel for this house in terms of the business for the house. I am tempted to believe that they could ...

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NPP to hold candidates responsible for unruly supporters


The National Executive of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it will hold Flagbearer aspirants responsible for any unruly behaviour by their supporters. According to the executive, the aspirants must ensure that their campaigns are devoid of insults to prevent divisions within the party. The General Secretary of the NPP, Mr. Kwabena Agyepong spoke to Citi News to reiterate the stance of the NPP national ...

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Bugri Naabu calls for cease fire among Konkombas


Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has appealed to his kinsmen, Konkombas to stop fighting and invest in the education of their children. Daniel Bugri said education remained the solution to the underdevelopment of Konkomba communities particularly in the Northern Region. He made the appeal at a meeting with leaders of the troubled Yiyamba and Biriyamba dispersed ...

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Mahama to attend US/African Leaders Summit

President John Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama will next month lead a government delegation to attend the maiden US/ African Leaders Summit in Washington that will focus on trade and investment. Mr Gene A. Cretz, US Ambassador in Ghana, made the announcement on Wednesday in Accra during a reception to mark America’s 238th Independence Day. He said the US/African Leaders Summit and the ...

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Economic challenges need bi-partisan approach – Alan

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Presidential hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten, has asked government to urgently form a bi-partisan group of advisers to help them address the nation’s current economic challenges. “It is no longer a matter of public debate that Ghana’s economy is in crisis; I will like to make a proposal to government, that as a matter of ...

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Volta NPP elects National Council representatives.


The Volta Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has held elections to select their regional representatives to the national council. The region was the last to conduct the elections. This was after a former constituency chairman of the party challenged the legality of the National council. Speaking to Citi News, The Chairman of the party in the Volta region, ...

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Re-instate Kofi Humado – Anlo residents to gov’t


Some residents of Anlo Constituency in the Volta Region have expressed anger over the President’s decision to remove the Agriculture Minister from Office. Fiifi Kwetey the MP for Ketu South replaced Clement Kofi Humado as Minister for Agriculture and Aqua Development in the latest Presidential reshuffle announced over the weekend. Speaking to Citi News, some angry Anlo residents said they ...

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CRIC calls for Referendum on the 1992 constitution


The Constitution Review Implementation Committee (CRIC) has suggested that a Referendum should be held alongside the district assembly elections. Such simultaneous exercise if adhered to by government will save cost and also facilitate the amendment of some portions of the 1992 constitution. Chairman of the Constitution Review Implementation Committee (CRIC), Professor E.V.O Dankwa made the suggestion in Tamale where he ...

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Mahama must resign – AFAG


Pressure group Alliance for Accountable Governance(AFAG) is asking President John Mahama to resign in the face of what they describe as complete mismanagement of the country’s affairs. According to AFAG, the wastage which has occurred under the watch of President Mahama is unprecedented. Citing the failure of government to retrieve the judgment debt paid to Waterville after a Supreme Court ...

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