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Petitioner’s case discloses no reasonable cause of action – Akufo-Addo

Lawyers for President Nana Akuofo-Addo has prayed the Supreme Court to dismiss the Petitioner’s case as it discloses no reasonable cause of action. President Akufo-Addo said “our submission is that the petition is frivolous and discloses no reasonable cause of action remains unshaken, notwithstanding the evidence led in aid of …

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Public Enterprises Minister-Designate advised to focus on businesses with state interest 

Chairman of the Appointments Committee of Parliament Joseph Osei Owusu, on Tuesday suggested to Mr Joseph Cudjoe,  Public Enterprises Minister designate, to focus on entities set up as businesses with state interest. Mr Cudjoe, MP for Efia, was nominated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to head the newly created …

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President swears in members of the Council of State

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday swore the eighth Council of State into office, charging the body to be proactive partners in the common effort to improve the lot of Ghanaians. At a ceremony at the Jubilee House, Accra, he urged the 31-member Council to proffer honest advice that would …

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Bawumia is NPP’s best for 2024 Presidential race – Northern Group

The Northern Youth for Peace and Development (NYUPED) has declared support for Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to lead the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2024 presidential elections. The Group said Dr Bawumia was well accepted in both Christian and Muslim communities, and would be the best candidate to …

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Minority: Former Energy Minister, government officials caused financial loss to Ghana

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority Caucus in Parliament on Friday accused the Government of allowing former Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko and other government officials to go scot-free for reportedly terminating a contract that resulted in Ghana being asked to pay $164 million as judgment debt. The contract, they said, …

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We need to protect the media – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister Designate Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has underscored the need to protect the media because “they provide the sunlight that helps democracy.” Mr Nkrumah did not accept a suggestion from a member of the Appointments Committee that the Akufo-Addo Government is harassing the media. The former broadcaster, re-nominated by President …

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I will engage further on whether or not men should be granted paternity leave – Adwoa Safo

Ms Sarah Adwoa Safo, the Minister-designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection, says if given the nod, she will engage further consultations on whether or not men should be granted paternity leave to assist their wives. She said it was not out of place for men or husbands to go …

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Petitioner in election dispute files two more applications

Mr. Tsatsu Tsikata, counsel for the Petitioner in the 2020 election petition trial, on Tuesday told the Court that he has filed two applications which are pending before the Supreme Court. Mr. Tsikata filed an application for review of the Court’s decision on February 11 and also a stay of …

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I’m not to blame for disenfranchisement in Oti – Dan Botwe

Mr Dan Botwe, Member of Parliament for Okere and Minister-designate for Local Government and Rural Development, said he was not responsible for the disenfranchisement of some communities in the Oti Region in the 2020 parliamentary elections. He rather called on persons who wanted to know why residents in Santrokofi, Akpafu, …

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Majority leader urges parties to help retain experienced MPs

Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader and Minister-designate for Parliamentary Affairs, has bemoaned the high attrition rate of experienced legislators from the House and called for measures to help retain them. Mr Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Suame, attributed the loss of experienced MPs to …

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