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Court sets grounds for Assin North MP’s trial

A Cape Coast High Court on Monday set the grounds for the trial of Assin North Member of Parliament (MP), James Gyakye Quayson’s dual citizenship at a case management conference. The Court presided over by Mr Justice Kwasi Boakye, scaled down about 15 issues presented by the counsels in the …

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Cape Coast North MP gives three months’ salary to constituents

Dr Kwamena Minta-Nyarku, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Cape Coast North, has presented his three months’ salary to some constituents for the confidence reposed in him during the December 2020 polls. He said the gesture was to appreciate particularly,  party leaders, opinion leaders, religious organizations and key personalities who …

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Parliament approves Energy Sector Levies Bill, 2021

Parliament has approved the Energy Sector Levies (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to address challenges in the energy sector and sanitation and pollution issues. The Act, which amends the Energy Sector Levies Act, 2015 (Act 899), provides for an Energy Sector Recovery Levy and Sanitation and Pollution Levy. The proceeds from the …

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Supreme Court dismisses SALL review application

The Supreme Court has dismissed a review application, which gave the EC the go ahead to gazette John Peter Amewu, as the Member of Parliament for Hohoe Constituency. The seven member presided over by Justice Yaw Apau, said the “review application failed.” According to Justice Apau the reasons of the …

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Asiedu Nketiah appointed to Parliamentary Board

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has been appointed as a member of the Parliamentary Service Board, Chaired by Speaker Alban Kingsford Bagbin. The other members are Mr Cyril Nsiah, Clerk to Parliament, Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Majority Leader and Leader of Government Business, …

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Parliament approves Ofori-Atta as Minister of Finance

Parliament on Monday approved in Accra, by consensus, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the immediate past Minister of Finance, to serve again as Finance Minister. The House voted a resounding aye to approve the nominee, a financial analyst and international banker, who turns 62 on November 7, this year. The Finance Minister …

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We’ve not hurt Ghanaian taxpayers – Ofori-Atta

The Minister-designate for Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has refuted claims that Ghanaian taxpayers are worse-off today because the Akufo-Addo-led administration has imposed so many taxes on them. Responding to questions before the Appointments Committee of Parliament, on Friday, on the second-day of his vetting, Mr Ofori-Atta stated that a critical …

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