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Use Parliament oversight to transform lives – Bawumia

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday called on Parliament to use its oversight role to ensure that Executive works with a national budget that will reflect the aspirations of the people. The national budget must transform the lives of the people through legislation, budget and fiscal oversight, the Vice President …

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Collapse of 23 financial companies was travesty of justice – Minority  

The Minority Caucus of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament on Tuesday criticised the Government for the failure of 23 savings and loans companies, saying it is a travesty of justice. “The collapse of the 23 savings and loans companies was a travesty of justice. These savings and …

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I will construct bridge over Oti – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has indicated his willingness to construct a bridge over River Oti, if voted back to power in 2020. He said a feasibility study was done prior to the 2016 elections, but his government lost power and so he …

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Ghana needs experienced brains in Parliament – Agbesi

Mr Alfred Kwame Agbesi, former Member of Parliament for Ashaiman, says  the country’s legislative house needs more experienced brains. Mr Agbesi, who was the deputy majority leader of the Sixth Parliament of the fourth republic, expressed worry and surprised at the rate at which young persons wanted to be MPs, …

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Bawumia chastises Mahama for not showing leadership to resolve financial crisis

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday criticised former President John Dramani Mahama for failing to show leadership to resolve the financial meltdown in the country during his tenure of office. He noted that the former President rather kept the banks and other financial houses in their comatose state till …

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Unsuccessful NDC parliamentary aspirants asked to target district level elections

Mr. James Gunu, Volta Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress NDC (NDC), has urged parliamentary aspirants, who were unsuccessful in the just ended primaries of the Party to take advantage of the impending District Level Elections (DLE) to serve their people. “The constituencies can’t push all their quality human …

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NCCE calls for interest in district level elections

Mr. Samuel Asare, Deputy Chairman in charge of Operations, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called on the public to develop interest in the impending district level elections. He said it formed the base structure of the local government system and the root of Ghana’s democracy, thus, must be …

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NDC Parliamentary primaries – the winners, losers and related matters

Mumuni Issah wins Akontombra NDC Parliamentary primaries Mr Mumuni Issah has been elected parliamentary candidate for Akontombra constituency to lead the National Democratic Congress party in 2020. He polled 417 out of 753 total votes cast, while his contender, Mr Kenneth Yeboah the party’s 2016 parliamentary candidate managed to poll …

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Victory will go for NDC – Ofosu Ampofo

Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Chairman for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the Parliamentary candidates of the Tema West to help wrestle power from the incumbent MP come 2020 elections. “They should rally support behind the one who will carry the day since victory at the end will …

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