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About 50 of us were tricked to endorse Mahama – Naabu

Mr Joseph Naabu, MP for Yunyoo has protested the inclusion of his name on the list that allegedly endorsed the candidature of former President John Dramani Mahama. “The fifty MPs in question signed up believing they were signing an attendance book in Parliament.” Mr Naabu, who was speaking exclusively with …

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Ablekuma North Assembly confirms Kofi Ofori as MCE

Mr Kofi Ofori, the President’s nominee for the position of Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the newly created Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly has been confirmed by members of the assembly. In an election supervised by the Municipal Electoral Commission, all the 10 Assembly Members present gave Mr Ofori, also known …

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Ghana sowing seeds of debilitating conflict – Kwesi Botchwey

Professor Kwesi Botchwey, Executive Chairman of the African Development Policy Initiative (ADPOI) has bewailed what he termed “the raging vengefulness and recrimination” that had characterised the country’s body politics. The practice, he said provided fertile grounds for sowing seeds of debilitating generational conflicts. “The cycle of vengefulness and recriminations in …

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45 file to contest NDC regional positions in Brong-Ahafo

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Brong-Ahafo is ready to vet 45 aspirants who at the close of nominations on Tuesday, July 24 had successfully submitted their forms to contest for the different positions of the Party in the region. Mr Kwame Aning Frimpong, the Chair of the Regional Election …

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Parliament defers sanctions against Ken Agyapong

Parliament is yet to decide on the fate of Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyepong, Member of Parliament for Assin Central, for his alleged disparaging comments about the House. It has been anticipated that the House would make a conclusive decision on the sanctions to be meted out to Mr Agyapong but …

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Ghana Parliament approves $2b Master Project Support Agreement with China

Parliament has approved a $2 billion Master Project Support Agreement (MPSA) between Ghana and Sinohydro Corporation Limited for construction of priority infrastructure projects. The facility, a project financing arrangement, was laid in parliament by Mr Kwaku Kwartebg, a Deputy Minister of Finance. Dr Mark Assibey-Yeboah, Chairman of the Committee on …

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Stop politicizing nomination and appointment of EC Chair – CEO

Mr Emmanuel Arthur, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Advocates for Social Intervention Ghana, a civil society organization (CSO), has advised the citizenry to desist from politicizing the appointment of the Chairperson for the Electoral Commission (EC). “For me, the EC is a neutral body whose activities are devoid of partisan …

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Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur is an ideal politician – Bawumia

The late former Vice President, Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, has been described as the ideal politician who never seeks vengeance against his political opponents. He defined him as a gentleman who worked cordially with persons of all political divide. In a tribute read by the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, …

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76 file to contest NDC Greater Accra elections

At the close of nominations, 76 aspirants have filed their papers to contest the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Greater Accra Regional Executive Committee Elections. The break down include; Chairman four, Vice Chairman eight, Secretary four and Deputy Secretary six. The rest are; Organiser four, Deputy Organiser eight, Treasurer four, Deputy …

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