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Rawlings asked to apologize to President Mills, NDC

The Northern Alliance for Better Ghana (NAFBEG), an NDC group, has asked former President Jerry John Rawlings to apologize to president Mills and the NDC fraternity for accusing the Mills government of embezzlement. A press statement, issued by the NAFBEG and signed by Mr Sulleman Abubakar Bayeta, General Secretary, and …

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Parliamentary Centre to school MPs on purse control

Mr Isaac Asiamah, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Atwima/Mponua, on Friday called on the leadership of the House to invite the Canadian Parliamentary Centre to school parliamentarians on the criteria for their evaluation. Ghana came last in a survey recently conducted by the Canadian Parliamentary Centre when …

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MP expresses concern about abuse of democracy

The Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, Mr Francis Kojo Arthur, has expressed concern about the show of impunity in the name of democracy and said democracy did not mean going on radio to insult people including the President. He appealed to radio stations to help check the negative practice. …

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Nduom to commission committee on presidential ambition

Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, the CPP’s Presidential Candidate for the 2008 elections, will on June 13 commission an Exploratory Committee to help him take a final decision on contesting election 2012. The Exploratory Committee will ascertain the viability of Dr. Nduom’s candidature for the 2012 General Elections, a statement released …

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NPP says President’s tour is waste of resources

The Eastern Regional Secretariat of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has described the recent tour of President John Atta Mills of the region as waste of national resources. The NPP said the projects the President inaugurated could have been done by Municipal and District Chief Executives and that the tour …

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Former NPP Majority Leader to go independent for Tema West seat

Mr Abraham Osei-Aidoo, former NPP Majority Leader of Parliament said his decision to go independent in the Tema West Parliamentary contest for 2012 was non-negotiable and irrevocable. Mr Kwasi Poku Bosompem, his spokesperson, stated in a statement that the attention of the former Majority Leader’s supporters had been drawn to …

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Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council debunks endorsement statement

Ofori Panin Fie (Office of the Okyenhene) has expressed concern about the many publications regarding statements made by Osabarima Adusi Peasah IV, Akyem Tafohene, when President John Evans Atta Mills visited the Abuakwa State College. A statement issued in Accra and signed by Barima Yentumi Boaman, Abodesahene and chief of …

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Walk-out by Speaker of Parliament was democratic – Alhaji Pelpuo

Alhaji Rashid Pelpuo, Deputy Majority Leader of Parliament said his comments that motivated a historic walk-out of the Speaker of Parliament last month should be seen as a democratic model evolving in the House. Mrs Joyce Bamford Addo stormed out of the Chamber to register her displeasure about a comment …

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Ghana, EU hold political dialogue

Ghana and the European Union (EU) on Thursday met under the framework of the political dialogue defined in the Cotonou Agreement. Vice President John Dramani Mahama accompanied by some members of Cabinet met with the European Union Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Claude Maerten, and eight EU Member States Ambassadors based …

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Political parties must abide by code of conduct – Participants

Participants at a day’s forum in Ho on Thursday urged political parties to abide by the political parties code of conduct. They said non-adherence to the code of conduct was the cause of lawlessness, political agitations, defamation and general disorder in the country. The forum which was on the “Role …

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