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Doe Adjaho controlling Minority caucus – Majority leader

Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu

The Majority leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu has alleged that the former Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho is manipulating members of the Minority to take certain decisions that do not inure to the benefit of the country. According to him, the former speaker among his instructions to the Minority was to kick against the presence of the press during yesterday’s ...

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Angry Minority chides Oquaye over unfair treatment

Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak

The Minority in Parliament has expressed disappointment over what they describe as unfair treatment meted out to them by the Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye. Some have hinted of moves to impeach him as a result. According to the Minority, the speaker has consistently attempted to stifle them in the House and has been biased against them. The ...

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JCI Accra Royale holds reading contest for South La Primary


The La Municipal branch of Junior Chamber International (JCI), known as JCI Accra Royale, over the weekend hosted a Reading Contest for the pupils of the South La Primary School. The contest, dubbed the ‘JCI Reading Contest’ is an initiative of the group’s Brighten Your Corner Community Project and is themed ‘A Reader Today, A Leader Tomorrow!’ Thirty-six pupils, drawn ...

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NPP youth storm Ashanti MMT terminal over new director

Metro Mass

Some aggrieved members of the New Patriotic Party in the Ashanti Region earlier today stormed the premises of the Metro Mass Transit Bus terminal in the region to stop one Nicholas Oduro from holding himself as the Regional Depot Manager. According to them, Mr Oduro cannot claim to be the head when a Daniel Agyenim Boateng, the Deputy Regional Organizer of ...

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Prof Dodoo appointed head of Ghana Standards Authority

prof alex dodoo

A clinical pharmacologist and pharmacist, with extensive experience in drug safety, vaccine safety, harmonisation initiatives, Professor Alexander Nii Oto Dodoo is the new head of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA). He assumed office in June after President Akufo-Addo appointed him to serve in that capacity. As an Associate Professor, Centre for Tropical Clinical Pharmacology & University of Ghana School of ...

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JHS student stabbed to death by classmate


A 20-year-old, Mathew Opoku was yesterday [Wednesday] stabbed to death by his classmate, Elijah Namon. The deceased was stabbed in the chest. The two are JHS 1 students at the WESCO Demonstration Junior High School at Suame in Kumasi. The incident happened on the school’s premises. It is unclear what may have led to the action of the suspect, Elijah ...

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Bimbilla township cut off days after flooding


Two days after the torrential rains that hit parts of the Northern Region rendering many communities flooded, the Nanumba North and South districts still remain inaccessible with vehicles and passengers unable to access or exit the Bimbilla township. All the major roads leading to the town have been cut off as a result of collapsed bridges and dams over flowing. ...

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Gitmo Two deal laid before Parliament


The agreement between Ghana and the United States on the resettlement of the two former Gitmo detainees in Ghana has been laid before Parliament. The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye, subsequently referred the agreement to Parliament’s Foreign Affairs committee for consideration. The two detainees, Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih Al-Dhuby, who were in detention for ...

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We’ll tackle illegal migration – Nana Addo


President Akufo-Addo has said that the government is committed to finding solutions to illegal migration, to facilitate the safe return and re-integration of Ghanaians caught in the migrant crisis in Europe and other parts of the world. He said the government is leveraging on Ghana’s relations with its European allies to minimize the impact of the phenomenon and also looking at ...

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Free SHS won’t cover repeated students – NAPO


Students held back during their secondary education for non-performance will not be catered for in their extra year of study under the Free Senior High School education policy. This was revealed by the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, during a press conference on Thursday. Responding to a question on the status of students who get repeated per the ...

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