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Withdraw petition against Ayine – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has asked Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah to withdraw a petition filed with the General Legal Council against Dr Dominic Ayine for alleged derogatory comments he made on the 2020 presidential election petition. The comments followed a similar one made by Dr Ayine who was a …

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CPP calls on government to fix defunct factories in the country

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has called on the Government of Ghana to rehabilitate defunct factories built by Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President. The call was made during the celebration of the Party’s 72nd Anniversary in a Kumasi. Madam Akosua Frimpomaa Sarpong Kumankoma, Leader and Chairperson of CPP, addressing …

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Ghana Parliament urged to pass Community Service Bill 

Stakeholders at a roundtable on the need for Ghana to consider non-custodial sentences in cases of misdemeanour, have called on Parliament to pass the Community Service Bill (non-custodial law) to help decongest the prisons and make them more effective. They also appealed to the Ministry of the Interior to exert …

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Akufo-Addo names 19-member cabinet  

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named a 19-member Cabinet for his second term in office, with Finance Minister Ken Ofori–Atta being the first on the list. This was made known in a letter to Parliament, read by Speaker Alban Bagbin, to the Plenary on Thursday in Accra. The members …

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Speaker urges judiciary to respect privileges of MPs  

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin has issued a notice to the judiciary to respect the parliamentary privileges and immunities of Members of Parliament (MPs) in accordance with Articles 117 and 118 of the 1992 Constitution. According to him, officers of the Judicial Service had attempted to serve …

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No show at Assin North MP’s dual citizenship case

There was no show in court at the trial of the embattled Member of Parliament for Assin North, Mr James Gyekye Quayson over his citizenship suit. This was because Mr Quayson is yet to be served with the motion-filled by his Counsel, Mr Abraham Amaliba to withdraw his services. At …

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