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Ghana Parliament hosts IMF Deputy Managing Director

The Committee of the Whole of Parliament on Wednesday hosted Mr John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with a call on the institution to wean Ghana from the vagaries of IMF assistance. Committee members said the IMF’s conditionalities are unacceptable because they offer packages …

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Political party promises to establish state farms

The New Vision Party (NVP), when voted into power in 2012, would revamp the Agricultural sector by establishing State Farms that will not only create employment opportunities for the youth but also ensure food security in the country. Prophet Daniel Yaw Nkansah, Leader and Founder NVP said this at a …

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Bagbin advocates for equitable tariff for advanced communities and urban slums

Mr Sumana Alban Bagbin, Minister Designate for Water Resources Works and Housing on Wednesday said he would over-turn the inequitable distribution of water, in which advanced enclaves pay less than urban slums. He said he would draw on the experience, as the chairman for Water Sector Reform during the National …

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Jake tells NPP to choose driver who knows the road

Mr. Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, an aspiring National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party has called on the Party to elect as national chairman, a person who is a tried and tested strategist to bring it back to power in the 2012 elections. “Let us go with the driver who knows the …

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Two Ministers appear before Parliament to answer questions

The Ministers of Health and Education appeared in Parliament on Tuesday to answer questions from members. First to be called was the Minister for Health, Dr Benjamin Kunbuor, who answered five questions tabled also by four members. Dr Kunbuor said the provision of a hospital at Nkwanta North Constituency remained …

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NDC vows to make inroads in Kumasi

Leaders and party faithful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Kumasi Metropolis, have been urged to work harder in order to increase the party’s votes in the area come 2012. Mr Godwin Della, the Subin Constituency Secretary of the party, who made the call, said even though nine out …

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Former President Kufuor urged to resolve factions in NPP

Mr Alfred Bossman, a New Patriotic Party member, has added his voice to calls on the former President John Agyekum Kufuor to resolve the problem between Mr Alan Kyeremanten and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the 2008 presidential candidate of the party. He said if immediate steps were not taken by …

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NDC members told to appreciate value of competitors

Dr Austin Asamoa-Tutu, a leading member of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Thursday tasked the national executives of the party to appreciate the contributions of competitors in elections. He said: “We must appreciate and harness the contributions of all members, especially those who contested elections and lost, as …

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Mills reshuffles ministers, E. T., Bagbin join Cabinet

President John Evans Atta Mills on Monday reshuffled his Cabinet. A statement from the Office of the President on Monday signed by Mr. Mahama Ayariga, Presidential Spokesperson said Mr. Martin Amidu, had been appointed Minister-designate for the Interior; Mr. John Tia replaces Mrs. Zita Okai-Koi as Minister-designate for Information, whilst …

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We should not forget Dr. Hilla Liman – PNC

The Upper East Branch of the People’s National Convention (PNC) has called for the celebration of Dr. Hilla Liman, President of the Third Republic of Ghana, as a national hero. “January 23, 2010 marked the 12th anniversary of the death of Dr. Liman”, and that because the day is easily …

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