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Court admits Ofosu-Ampofo’s audio recording interview into evidence

The Accra High Court on Thursday admitted the controversial audio recording in the trial of Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo and Mr Anthony Kwaku Boahen, Chairman and deputy communications director respectively of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). The Court presided over by Mr Samuel K. Asiedu said the defense had not …

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Minority debunks President Akufo-Addo’s statement on oil wells

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has disagreed with a statement by President Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA) that their administration did not drill new oil wells between 2013 and 2016. According to them, records from the Petroleum Commission indicated otherwise, showing …

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Regional ministers, coordinating directors sign 2020 performance contract

The 16 regional ministers and their respective regional coordinating directors (RCDs) have signed the 2020 Performance Contract with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in Accra, which forms a benchmark for their assessment. Mr Kwasi Adjei-Boateng, the Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, and Dr Nana …

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CPP leadership and aspirants kick against high filing fees

Some leading members of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) on Friday kicked against the high cost of filing fees being charged for various positions of the party. Mr Kweku Quansah, Aspirant for National Chairmanship told the Ghana News Agency in an interview that, the nomination fees were astronomical, deterring and …

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NPP parliamentary aspirant for Okere threatens court action

Mr Emmanuel Adjei Lartey, an NPP parliamentary aspirant of Okere constituency in the Eastern Region, has threatened to go to court over alleged deliberate scheme by the NPP executives to prevent him from picking a nomination form. “I have a constitutional right to pursue this matter. I will consult broadly …

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Ofosu-Ampofo’s trial: Court refuses to stay proceedings

An Accra High Court on Wednesday refused application to stay proceedings in the on-going trial of Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo and Anthony Kwaku Boahen pending an application against court’s adoption of the statement of the first Prosecution Witness (PW1). The court has therefore asked the Prosecution to produce its next witness to …

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Navrongo to be transformed into a modern city – Kofi Adda

Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, the Minister of Aviation and Member of Parliament for Navrongo Central, has assured his constituents that his next tenure of office would witness massive development that would transform Navrongo into a modern city. “We have a lot of infrastructure currently ongoing in Navrongo and we have …

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We need legislative framework to guide State of the Nation Address – Dr Oduro Osae

Dr Eric Oduro Osae, a Local Governance Expert, has called for a legislative framework spelling out the various indicators for presenting the State of the Nation Address (SONA), in order to guide future presentations by any President. He said as a fledgling democracy it was imperative to have the framework …

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Speaker Oquaye urges journalists to help develop principled politics

Speaker of Parliament Aaron Michael Oquaye has urged journalists in Ghana to help the nation develop politics based on principles as it prepares for general elections this year and thereafter. He identified lack of knowledge as a cause of conflict in elections and called for thorough knowledge of laws of …

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Free SHS is the most significant social intervention since independence – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the Free Senior High School (FSHS) programme is the most significant social intervention since Ghana attained Independence. Dr Bawumia argued that the Free SHS Policy had touched and will continue to positively affect the lives of many Ghanaians including generations unborn. Vice President Bawumia …

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