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North East Region presented with Constitutional Instrument

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday presented the Constitutional Instrument (CI 116) that gives effect to the creation of the North East Region of Ghana to the overlord of the Mamprugu Kingdom, Nayiri Naa Bohogu Abdulai Mahahami Sheriga in Accra. The North East Region is the first of six …

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Tema Mantse calls for change in by-election laws

The industrial City King, Dr. Nii Adjei Kraku II, has bemoaned the perpetual spectre of violence that lurks over the country anytime there is a Parliamentary by-election. He has therefore proposed to the lawmakers to come up with legislations to end the vicious cycle. Speaking in an exclusive interview with …

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Speaker walks out MP from chamber

The Speaker of Parliament walked out Alhaji Alhassan Suhuyini, Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale North over excessive heckling in the chamber of Parliament. Mr Suhuyini was heard shouting on top of his voice during the debate over the Minority boycott of the swearing-in of Ms Lydia Seyram Alhassan, the …

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EC entreats political parties to submit audited accounts

The Electoral Commission (EC) has called on political parties which are yet to submit their returns and audited accounts for 2017/218 to do so by the 13th of February. Mrs Jean Mensa, EC Chairperson, said the Commission had noted that the number of audited accounts received to date fell short …

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STAR Ghana Foundation calls for active citizenship

The STAR Ghana Foundation has called for active citizenship in order to ensure a strong and healthy nation. Mr Ibrahim-Tanko Amidu, the Acting Executive Director of STAR Ghana Foundation, said active citizenship was the willingness of citizens to stand-up and be part of any action to improve the society. He …

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Police set up committee to investigate Ayawaso by-election incident

The Police Administration has set up a committee to investigate the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election shooting incident to cover the professional and criminal conduct of those involved in the incident. A statement signed by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Mr David Eklu, Director General of Public Affairs said ACP …

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Lydia Alhassan sworn in as MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon

Mr Joseph Osei Owusu, the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, on Thursday, swore into office Madam Lydia Seyram Alhassan as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso West Wuogon, in the Greater Accra Region. Madam Alhasaan, who is replacing Mr Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko, beat three other contestants, in a by-election …

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Minority boycott Parliament over new MP

The Minority in Parliament on Tuesday walked out when Ms Lydia Alhassan was being sworn in as the new Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso West Wuogon. According to the Minority they do not want to be associated with a process, which they described as flawed, due to the violence …

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Centre-right ideology could better serve the people – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has observed that the principles of the centre-right political parties that promote democracy, free market economy and freedom, underpinned the system that would unleash the productive capabilities of the people and enhance their welfare. He noted that those values historically demonstrated how to liberate …

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My victory is a“Yes Vote”for President Akufo-Addo-Lydia Alhassan

Madam Lydia Seyram Alhassan, the Member of Parliament-Elect for the Ayawaso West Wuogon, has expressed optimism that her endorsement in the just ended polls is an affirmation by Ghanaians of the good works of the Nana Akufo-Addo-led government. She declared:” Mr President, this is a referendum and a “yes vote” …

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