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Stakeholders call for summit on political vigilantism

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Participants at a day’s public forum in Tamale which focused on the need to disband political parties’ vigilante groups have called for a national security summit to deliberate on the human security threat. They have also advocated the establishment of an independent appointing authority to take charge of appointing the nation’s security heads. The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) ...

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CODEO on nationwide campaign against political vigilantism

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The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO), is on a nationwide campaign against political vigilantism which is gaining notoriety in Ghana’s political environment. CODEO and other like-minded civil society organizations after the 2016 general elections, advocated the need for total disbandment of identified political vigilante groups. These groups are affiliated to the two major political parties, the governing New Patriotic ...

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NPP MP ‘fights’ Kyei-Mensah over committee position snub

Majority Leader [L] and MP for Atwima Kwanwoma, Dr Kojo Appiah Kubi [R]

Drama unfolded on the floor of Parliament on Wednesday, when two Members of Parliament (MPs) on the Majority side in open defiance, challenged the Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu on the formation of committees. Third term MP for Atwima Kwanwoma in the Ashanti Region, Dr. Kojo Appiah Kubi had expressed his desire to be Chairman of the Health Committee ...

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Nothing wrong with Fusieni’s spying device – Agalga

James Algaga

Former Deputy Interior Minister, James Agalga, has defended his colleague, Inusah Fuseini, who claimed that he installed an audio visual recording device in his office, when he served as the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources. “He had every right to put in place additional measures to enhance his own personal safety and security, there is nothing wrong with that,” ...

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PNC to decide Edward Mahama’s fate next week

Dr. Edward Mahama

The People’s National Convention (PNC), says it will hold a meeting next week to determine the fate of the party’s former flagbearer, Dr. Edward Mahama, for accepting a position in the NPP government. The meeting is to give him an opportunity to explain why he accepted the ambassadorial appointment since he has been a critic of similar appointments in the ...

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Ashaiman MCE saves GHc500,000 from ‘bloated’ contracts

Albert Boakye Okyere, Ashaiman MCE

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, Albert Boakye Okyere, has saved the Assembly from incurring additional debt of five hundred thousand Ghana cedis by revising an alleged bloated contract to evacuate refuse from the municipality. The contract which was being considered by the erstwhile NDC administration under the leadership of Ibrahim Baidoo, was considering to sign a ...

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Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese DCE nominee finally confirmed

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Members of the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District Assembly in the Central Region have today (Tuesday) voted to confirm the President’s District Chief Executive nominee, Felicia Aba Hagan. Her confirmation makes her the last nominee to get the nod of an assembly in the Region, following her initial rejection by the Assembly members earlier in May this year. This brings to two the ...

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I didn’t sack anyone for accepting NDC, NPP jobs – Dr. Mahama

Edward Mahama

Former flagbearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr. Edward Nasigri Mahama, has described as lies claims that he expelled some members of his party for accepting positions offered by both the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and New Patriotic Party (NPP) administrations in times past. Dr. Edward Mahama, who led the PNC into five different elections, was on Monday sworn ...

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I’m going to serve Ghana not NPP – Edward Mahama

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The 2016 flagbearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr. Edward Nasigri Mahama, says his new position as an Ambassador-at-large under the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) administration, will afford him an opportunity to serve Ghana. “We practice democracy even in the PNC; and people are entitled to their opinions about this issue. But I know quite clearly that if I ...

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Don’t use my name for personal interests – Mahama warns

John Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has cautioned members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) seeking to solicit information from other party executives and members under the pretext that they are being sponsored by him to desist from such acts. A statement from the office of the former President indicated that “some members of the party are seeking to solicit information ...

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