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Remembrance of former President Dr. Hilla Limann at Gwuollu

Family members of former President Dr. Hilla Limann have organised a solemn Remembrance Day of his death at Gwollu in the Sissala West District. It was on the theme: ”A nation that does not honour its heroes is not worth dying for.” In a statement, the Gwollu Kuoru, Kuoru Kuri …

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Parliamentary Accounts Committee recommends suspension of Alex Mart’s auction licence

The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC) has recommended to the Ghana Auctioneers Registration Board to suspend the license of Mr Alexander Adjei of Alex Mart, and re-examine his competence before granting him license to operate in Ghana. Furthermore, the Auditor General should initiate a process to recover an undeserved …

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Committee probing Cash-for-Seat ends hearing

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The five-member Parliamentary Adhoc Committee probing the alleged Cash-for-Seat scandal has ended its public sitting.     The Committee, setup by the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Ocquaye, was tasked to investigate the alleged extortion of monies from expatriates during the 2017 Ghana Expatriates Business Awards.     The five-member Committee, …

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Government’s hands are tied on GITMO 2 case – Minister

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration says Government’s hands are tied in the case of the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees because the previous government granted them refugee status, which has not yet elapsed.     Additionally, there is lack of exit strategy for the two ex-Guantanamo …

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Minority asks government to provide agreement on GITMO-2 

The Minority in Parliament has asked the Government to bring the agreement allowing the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees to stay in the country before Parliament for ratification. The Minority said the agreement approved by Parliament, which permitted the two former detainees to stay in Ghana, expired on January 6, …

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Veep better and will soon return to resume work – Minister

Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia is doing well on his medical leave and would return soon to resume his duties, Information Minister Mustapha Abdul-Hamid has disclosed. He said very senior government officials had been in constant touch with the Vice President since last Friday when he was flown to a …

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Government will run on competence and integrity – Information Minister

Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, the Minister of Information has stated that the President Akufo-Addo led government was committed to running the affairs of the state on two important pillars; competence and integrity. He noted that what was more important in the governance process was the integrity of those who controlled the …

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Confusion rocks sale of NPP Tema East Constituency forms

The Tema East Constituency Second Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has asked the constituency executives to be fair in the conduct of the polling station executives elections. In admonishing the Member of Parliament (MP) of Tema East, Mr. Daniel Titus Glover in particular, Mr. Jonathan Tetteh Annan …

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Veep off to London for medical leave

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Friday left Ghana for the United Kingdom for medical attention. A statement issued in Accra and signed by Madam Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, the Chief of Staff, said his departure to the UK follows from the advice of his doctors, who attended to him. Dr Bawumia in …

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Asokwa assembly member put before court over assault

Oscar Riches, assembly member for Asokwa, reported to have physically assaulted the Deputy Director of Operations of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) was on Thursday put before court. He profusely denied the offence and was granted a GH¢15,000.00 bail with four sureties. A Kumasi District Court, presided over by Madam …

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