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Totobi Quakyi thanks God for healing

Mr Kofi Totobi Quakyi, a former Minister of State in the National Democratic (NDC) government, Sunday offered thanks to God for restoring his health. In the company of family, friends and some other party faithful, he worshipped at the Bethany Methodist Church at Essikado in the Western Region to thank …

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Chief tells Ghanaians not to trust politicians

Nii Tetteh Otu II, Paramount Chief of Kpone Traditional Council, has cautioned Ghanaians, especially the youth, to desist from entrusting their future into the hands of politicians as they have, over the years, not been sincere with the masses. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency at Kpone, the …

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Court orders NPP to delete names of Sunyani East elected polling station executives

A Sunyani High Court has ordered the leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to delete the names of the newly-elected polling station executives and electoral area coordinators in the Sunyani East Constituency from its database. On May 4, 2022, four disgruntled members of the Party in the Constituency – Richmond Owusu …

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PAC refers some SHS in Western Region to AG

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has referred some Senior High Schools in the Western Region to the Attorney General’s Department for prosecution. The senior high schools including Methodist Senior High, Archbishop Porter Girls, Tarkwa Senior High, St. Augustine’s, Adiembra, andnd Bonzo Kaku Senior High Schools breached the procurement Act in …

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Minority remains resolute despite Supreme Court decision on E-Levy application

The Minority Caucus in Parliament says it remains resolute in its pursuit of justice despite the Supreme Court’s dismissal of its injunction against the Electronic Transfer Levy (E-levy). The Supreme Court on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, unanimously dismissed an injunction application filed by three members of the Minority Caucus in Parliament. The …

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Parliament to review appointments of MPs as heads of institutions

Mr Alban Bagnin, Speaker of Parliament, has announced plans of reviewing various rules in Parliament to impede the Executive from appointing Members of Parliament as heads of state institutions. The Speaker lamented that the lawmakers appointed to head institutions were unable to discharge their legislative functions. “Don’t allow money and …

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Court places injunction on NPP election in Ho Central Constituency

A Ho High Court has granted an interlocutory injunction against the Ho Central New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) constituency election, slated for Monday, May 2. The Court gave the order after Mr Chris Percy Kpodo, the plaintiff and six others, prayed the court to restrain the defendants, the NPP, the Regional …

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May Day: Workers deserve living wage, not minimum wage – PPP

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has asked the Government to pay workers living wage – a minimum income that makes it necessary for workers to meet their basic needs and not minimum wage. It said paying living wage would make workers earn enough income for a satisfactory standard of living. …

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Former Speaker of Parliament calls for reforms in appointment and removal of judges

Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, former Speaker of Parliament, has called for reforms in the appointment and removal of judges in the 1992 Constitution to strengthen the country’s judicial system. Prof Oquaye recommended the appointment of two retired Supreme Court Judges nominated by the Roll of Retired Supreme Court Judges, two …

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NPP Constituency Elections: 31 to contest in Hohoe

A total of 31 aspirants have filed their nominations to contest various executive positions of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Hohoe Constituency. Aside two women, the incumbent women organiser and her contender, all positions are being contested by males. Out of the 31, only six are incumbent with …

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