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Ghanaians will retain NPP because of good policies – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday stated that Ghanaians are happy with the initiatives of his administration and will therefore retain the NPP in that respect. Some of the policies he mentioned as; free Senior High School, youth employment, agriculture policies and industrialisation. President Akufo-Addo said this when he …

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President Akufo-Addo promises Akatsi South Municipal status

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo hasgiven the assurance of elevating the Akatsi South District into a municipality. The assurance followed requests from Togbe Dorglo Anumah VI, Paramount Chief and President of Avenor Traditional Council and Mr Leo-Nelson Adzidogah, Akatsi South District Chief Executive for the President to upgrade the District, …

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Change the change – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama, has asked the electorate to vote for him in the 2020 general election and “change the change” that came in 2016. He said everywhere he went, he was met with concerns over stalled projects and economic hardships and that the next National Democratic Congress (NDC) …

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Ghana government says election pressures won’t cause it to throw away fiscal discipline

The Government on Sunday re-affirmed its commitment to maintain fiscal discipline in the 2020 fiscal year despite pressure to exceed its budget in an election year. It said other statutory obligations for the year, especially the elections would be carried within the national resource envelope. This is a critical feature …

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Government not doing secret recruitment into security services – Minister

Mr Ambrose Dery, Minister of the Interior has refuted allegations that government was recruiting people into some security agencies. Mr Dery, who briefed the media in Accra on the sidelines of an on-going police CID conference reacted to Mr James Agalga’s allegation at a news conference that, the government was …

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Minority accuses NPP government of secretly recruiting cronies into security services

The Minority in Parliament on Wednesday complained that the Government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is secretly recruiting party cronies into the Police and other security agencies in total disregard to established procedures. According to them, the recruitment exercise which was currently …

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Parliament considering report to make drug dependence public health issue

Parliament on Wednesday began considering a report that seeks to promulgate the Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2019, to treat drug dependence as a public health issue rather than focusing on law enforcement, incarceration, punishment and repression. “The fundamental goal of drug policies should be to improve the health, safety, security …

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Fisheries Minister apologises to Parliament

Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, Minister of Fisheries has apologised to Parliament for her unexplained non-appearance from the House, saying that this would not happen again. According to the Minister, her absence from the legislature was not to disrespect or deliberately stall the work of Parliament. Ms Quaye made the unqualified …

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PDS saga is policy crisis – Ivor Greenstreet

Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the 2016 Flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has described the issues about the Power Distribution Service (PDS) deal as policy crisis that needs rethink of the economic direction. “The PDS saga is a true policy crisis, which, beyond threat, fraud and disappointment, provides …

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Mahama commends Akufo-Addo for completing Adaklu SHS

Former President John Dramani Mahama has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for completing the Adaklu Senior High School at Adaklu-Waya in the Adaklu District of the Volta region. He said education remained the key to opening up societies for rapid development and praised the government highly for finishing construction …

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