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Ignore cocoa price propaganda against Nana Addo – Minority

The Minority New Patriotic Party in Parliament has entreated cocoa farmers to dismiss vile propaganda being perpetuated by the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) against the NPP’s presidential candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo over the recently announced producer price of cocoa. According to the Minority, activists of the governing NDC are spreading wicked lies in cocoa growing areas that government paid low ...

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Speaker calls for national consensus building

The Speaker of Parliament Edward Doe Adjaho has expressed the need for consensus building among all the Arms of Government, and cautioned that one constitutional body should never be allowed to attack another. Mr Adjaho also reminded Members of Parliament to uphold the dignity of House. Equally, the nation must do more to identify its heroes and honour them even ...

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#GhElections: Korle Klottey parliamentary candidates take selfie for peace

All four parliamentary candidates in the Korle Klottey Constituency of the Greater Accra Region, have taken a selfie together in a rare show of unity between their respective parties in the area. They put up broad smiles as they posed for the camera after a warm interaction earlier this week. The four will be facing each other in a stiff electoral ...

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MPs demand speedy review of salaries

A former Attorney General and Minister of Justice is pressing the Mahama administration to determine new pay levels for the nation’s lawmakers and other article 71 office holders. Papa Owusu Ankomah, who’s serving his last term in Parliament, raised the matter at Tuesday’s sitting of Parliament. The House was meeting for the first time in two months, after a long break. In ...

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Parliament resumes sitting today

Members of Parliament will later today, Tuesday October 11, 2016 resume sitting after two months of recess. This will begin the third meeting of the fourth session of the House. Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho has ordered the resumption in pursuant of standing order 37 of Parliament. Citi News understands the sitting will be for a relatively short period ...

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MPs to return to Parliament on Tuesday

The leadership of Parliament will today [Monday] meet the various sector Ministers of State to determine the programme of the House as it resumes sitting on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Members of Parliament are expected to return to the House to undertake their legislative duties after two months of being on recess. Speaking to Citi News the Majority Chief Whip ...

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“High filling fees bad for Ghana’s democracy” – Centre for Parliamentary Affairs

The Africa Centre for Parliamentary Affairs says the GHc10,000 filing fees set by the Electoral Commission (EC) for the 2016 parliamentary elections is bad for the growth of the country’s democracy. The organization said the amount will prevent a lot of good aspirants from participating in the elections. Parliamentary aspirants for the upcoming general elections are expected to pay GH¢ ...

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Otumfuo climaxes 15th anniversary celebration today

All is set for the royal mega durbar to mark the 15th anniversary of the installation of the Ashantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, in a grand durbar  today. Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is the 16th occupant of the Golden Stool. President John Dramani Mahama and his two predecessors, President Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufour as well as former UN Secretary ...

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