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Politics of the vulture [Article]

Our political terrain has been characterized by persons whose only ‘vocation’ and ‘profession’ is partisan politics. They can not function or survive outside the partisan political domain. When you meet them and ask what job are they doing? Their response usually is, ‘I am a Politician’ Do we have any institution in Ghana that train people in a vocation called ...

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Resist pressure to legalize homosexuality – MP

A Member of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Reverend John Ntim Fordjour has called on MPs to take a stand against any attempt to legalize homosexuality in Ghana. His remarks follow advocacy from a group of eight Ghanaians in Canada who have petitioned the Canadian government to put pressure on Ghana to decriminalize homosexuality. Addressing the press in Parliament on Wednesday, ...

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Former Tamale North MP passes on

A former Member of Parliament on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the Tamale North Constituency, Alhaji Abubakari Sumani is reported dead. Sources narrated that he was bedridden after the 2016 general elections and died on Saturday August 12. There are indications that the remains will be airlifted to Tamale for burial, Sunday August 13 in line ...

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Calls for suspension of Rawlings, Amidu unnecessary – NDC MP

A National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament in the Yunyoo constituency in the Northern Region, Joseph Bipoba Naabu has called for calm in his party after calls for the suspension of the party founder, Jerry John Rawlings and former Attorney General, Martin Amidu. According to the MP, such calls are not necessary because the suspension of the two NDC ...

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Curb examanination leakages – MP to WAEC

Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin South has called on the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to take preventive measures to check the impending Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) from leaking. According to him the perennial leakages of the WAEC papers was an unfortunate phenomenon which grossly undermined the integrity of the education system of Ghana. ...

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Visa fraud: UK Commission couldn’t prove I acted fraudulently – MP

The former Member of Parliament for the Asunafo South constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region, George Boakye has said the UK High Commissioner has failed to prove that he was indeed involved in any form of visa fraud. The High Commission accused George Boakye and three other sitting MPs of engaging in various forms of visa related fraud. Mr Boakye ...

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Ashaiman residents angry over ‘poisonous’ landfill site

Residents of Ashaiman Presby Junction are at risk of an imminent outbreak of diseases over the mismanagement of a landfill site in the area. The residents complain that they have had to endure terrible stench from the site in the past two weeks, after the management of the site was taken over by some persons purported to be supporters of the New ...

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My daughter’s suicide came to me like ‘thunder’ – MP breaks silence

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante Akim Central, Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi, has spoken on the tragic death of his daughter who allegedly committed suicide by hanging in her hostel at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He told his colleague MPs when they visited him yesterday at his East Legon residence to commiserate ...

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NPP MPs helped blow alarm on ‘bribery’ – Okudzeto

Some Members of Parliament from the Majority side helped unravel the latest bribery scandal that has hit the Appointment Committee, Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Okudzeto Ablakwa has revealed. Speaking to the media after vetting Minister Nominee for Gender and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba, Mr. Ablakwa said: “I can tell you on authority that there were some NPP ...

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George Andah to connect with constituents via Facebook live

Member of Parliament for the Awutu Senya West constituency, George Andah, has been making good use of social media in his first days as an MP, as he plans to engage his constituents via Facebook Live on Sunday, January 15. Mr. Andah, a chartered marketer, was elected into parliament to represent the Awutu Senya West constituency after he secured 52.4 ...

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