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Atuguba urges Parliament not to entertain Special Prosecutor’s Bill 

Dr Raymond A. Atuguba, a Senior Law Lecturer, at the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, has urged Parliament not to accept the Special Prosecutor’s Bill again. He said under the current constitutional dispensation, no prosecutor in Ghana could be legally independent; emphasising that, “again under our current constitutional dispensation …

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Political monetization responsible for high attrition rates among MPs – Majority Leader

Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, has attributed the high attrition rate of Members of Parliament (MPs) to the increasing monetization of internal party politics. This he said was proving detrimental to parliamentary work. He urged political parties to do serious introspection as this practice of …

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Office of the Administrator-General identifies Presidential Transition flaws

The Office of the Administrator-General of the Presidential Estates Unit (OAG), has identified some gaps that impede the smooth transfer of political power from one government to another. Mr David Yaro, the Administrator-General, who made this known at a capacity-building workshop in Accra on Wednesday, said the OAG contracted a …

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Not all politicians make promises for votes – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has stated that he would deliver on all the promises he made during the 2016 election campaign period to demonstrate that not all politicians make promises just for purposes of gaining political votes. He said when politicians make promises they could not honour, it weakened the trust …

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Minority demands government submits uranium agreement to Parliament

The Minority in Parliament has requested the Government to submit to Parliament the full details and true nature of the agreement on the flow of the country’s highly-enriched uranium back to China. It said President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo revealed during his address to the United Nations 72nd General Assembly on …

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UNF appeals for immediate unity of Nkrumaist political parties

The United Nkrumaist Front (UNF), a pressure group comprising some concerned members of Nkrumaist political parties in the Brong-Ahafo Region have appealed for the immediate unity of the Nkrumaist political family. The group made the appeal in a press statement signed by Mr. Collins Kyere, its Secretary and copied the …

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President wins 90,000 votes with Free SHS – Aidoo

A leading member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Tema Central, Lawyer Aubrey Aidooh, says any quest by President Akufo-Addo to be re-elected in 2020 has started on a winsome foot already. According to him, over 90,000 children that gained admission into the Free Senior High School’s programme, …

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Free SHS has boosted confidence in politicians – Joe Ghartey

Mr Joe Ghartey, Member of Parliament for the Essikado Ketan Constituency, has said the introduction of the free Senior High School education has re-established confidence in the body politics of the country. He said Ghanaians over the years have lost sureness in the promises of politicians and that the fulfilment …

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Minority claims Free SHS is a hoax

The Minority in Parliament has described the Government’s Free SHS policy as ‘a hoax’, saying it is contrary to the promise they made to Ghanaians that the programme would be rolled out to cover all students in SHS.    According to them, the current EMIS data reveals that there are …

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PNC considers early congress to reposition party

The People’s National Convention (PNC) has hinted of a possibility of an early congress to elect national executives and flagbearer. “The party intends to possibly decouple the election of its national executives from that of the flagbearer towards the 2020 elections,” Mr Emmanuel Wilson, Director of Communication of the Party, …

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