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Three arrested for fighting Roads Minister


Three persons have been arrested after they tried to fight the Minister for Roads and Highways, Kwesi Amoako Attah when he ordered them to move their businesses from the shoulders of the Accra-Tema motorway. The three were workers of Atpage Limited and Ottis Equipment, companies that rent out bulldozers. The suspects have since been handed to the East Legon Police. ...

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Gov’t must show more commitment to private sector – Nduom

Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, the founder of the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP), has called on the Government to show more commitment towards supporting the private sector by creating the enabling environment for local businesses to thrive. The private sector, he said, was a key component in accelerating the country’s economic development. Dr Nduom made the call at a ceremony of ...

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Suspend issuance of new driving license – Minister to DVLA

Kwaku Ofori Asiamah - Transport Minister

The Ministry of Transport has directed the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) to suspend, with immediate effect, the introduction of Smart Drivers Licence and Vehicle Registration Cards slated to take effect on July 18. A letter dated June 14, 2017 ordered that the two projects should be suspended until the necessary approvals have been sought. The letter signed by ...

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Our resources don’t reflect our development – W/Regional Minister

Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, Western Regional Minister.

The Western Regional Minister, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, has said that even though the Western Region produces over 50 percent of the country’s natural resources, the level of development the region has seen over the years does not reflect its contribution to Ghana’s development. Road networks in most parts of the region are in terrible shape, with those in cocoa growing areas ...

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We’ll work with everyone – Deputy U/East Minister

Upper East deputy regional minister

The Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, Frank Fuseini Adongo, has disclosed that, the New Patriotic Party government will run an inclusive government to develop the region. According to the Bawku West Constituency legislator, the region has lagged behind in terms of development resulting from arbitrary and discriminatory systems of governance at the local level, hence there would be a paradigm ...

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Defunct Zuarungu meat factory to become modern abattoir – Minister


The Upper East Regional Minister, Rockson Bukari Ayine, has hinted that the defunct Zuarungu meat factory will be turned into an abattoir, while awaiting rehabilitation under the ‘One District One factory’ policy of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The GIHOC Zuarungu Meat Product company Limited in Dulugu, with its raw materials coming from neighbouring Burkina Faso, Mali and other countries, started ...

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Adwoa Sarfo named minister of state in charge of procurement

Sarah Adwoa Sarfo

Member of Parliament for Dome Kwabenya, and Deputy Majority Leader, Adwoa Sarfo, has been appointed a Minister of State at the presidency in charge of Public Procurement. Her name was among a list of four new ministers of state at the presidency/ministry that was presented to Parliament for vetting and approval. The other three ministers of state appointed include, Minister ...

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Osafo-Maafo, Agyarko, 3 other nominees approved


Parliament’s Appointment Committee has approved five other Ministerial nominees, bringing the total number of approved nominees to thirteen. The latest to be approved are Senior Minister Nominee; Osafo Maafo , Energy Minister Nominee; Boakye Agyarko, Education Minister Nominee; Matthew Opoku Prempeh,Minister Nominee for Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu and Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister Nominee for Agriculture. Why Minority resisted Agyarko, Osafo Maafo’s ...

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Sunyani chiefs’ rejection of B/A minister nominee baseless – Obiri-Boahen

Nana Obiri Boahen

A Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri-Boahen, has said the rejection of President Akufo-Addo’s Minister-nominee for the Brong Ahafo Region, Kweku Asomah-Cheremeh, by Sunyani Traditional Council will come to nothing. He however said an attempt by people to promote a back and forth on the matter, could create unnecessary tension in the Sunyani Township, considering that its ...

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Groups laud Nana Addo’s choice of Northern Regional Minister

Salifu Saeed, Northern Regional Minister

Several groups within the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region, have unanimously endorsed Salifu Saeed’s nomination as the Northern Regional Minister designate. These include the United Zongo for Bawumia, NPP Northern Region constituency Chairmen caucus, the party’s regional secretariat and Kukuo NPP youth. Salifu Saeed, if approved by Parliament’s Appointments Committee, will be the first Northern Regional Minister ...

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