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Akua Donkor in court over fraud

Madam Akua Donkor, a former presidential aspirant of the Ghana Freedom Party, accused of fraudulently selling a family property, was on Thursday granted bail in the sum of GH¢12,000.00 by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Court. Madam Donkor, also a farmer, allegedly sold a 33 acre parcel of land, belonging …

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December polls will be peaceful and credible – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday assured the public that the December 7 general election will be conducted in a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere. He said he owed it a duty to Ghana to protect the sanctity of her elections because it was the same free, fair and credible …

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WANEP appeals to EC and political parties to dialogue

The West Africa Network for Peace-building (WANEP), on Tuesday appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) and political parties to dialogue on the proposal to compile a new voters register. Dr Chukwuemeka B. Eze, WANEP Executive Director, WANEP, who made the appealed said there was nothing that dialogue could not achieve; …

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Government has delivered 78% of manifesto promises – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has strongly defended the record and achievements of the Nana Akufo-Addo-led administration, saying that, it has delivered 78% of the election promises, it made to the people. Using a combination of graphs, tables and evidence-based presentation, he gave a tall list of achievements chalked over …

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Parliament rejects request to probe Airbus scandal

Parliament on Friday declined a request to set up a committee to investigate a request by Rev John Ntim Fordjour, MP for Assin South, to probe the Airbus bribery scandal. Airbus, an European aircraft manufacturer, is alleged to have paid bribes to some government officials of Ghana when it sold …

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Parliament defers debate on proposed Pwalugu Dam to next Tuesday

Parliament on Thursday deferred the debate on the contract agreements for the proposed construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam to next week Tuesday, February 11, 2020. “I adjourn this matter to Tuesday for any member who wants to do any research, any analysis or presentation whatsoever to get himself or …

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MP repeats demands of ‘appropriate’ national funeral for JB Danquah

Parliament has been called upon to initiate a programme to give the late Dr Joseph Kwame Kyeretwie Boakye Danquah, a former legislator in the then Gold Coast Parliament, a befitting national funeral. Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South, who made the call on Tuesday in …

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NDC, allied parties protest against new voters register

  Members of the Inter-Party Resistance against the New Voters Register, on Tuesday, held its third demonstration, in Accra, to protest the Electoral Commission’s decision to compile a new roll for the December General Election. The first and second demonstrations were held in Tamale and Kumasi, respectively. The members were …

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NDC members campaign for NPP Parliamentary candidate

The ninth wonder of the world is happening in the Tema West Constituency, where a leading member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), is  campaigning for votes for a member of the ruling party who is vying for the 2020 Parliamentary ticket of Tema West NPP. Mr Lord Hamah, …

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Only dictators don’t like the media – NPP Chairman

Mr Saanbaye B. Kangberee, the Upper West Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has reiterated the importance of the media and said; “It is only dictators who do not like the media.” He emphasized that the media were important for the growth of every democracy and must be …

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