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CPP opens nominations for election of party officials   

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has opened nominations for positions within the party, to be held in the 16 regions of the country from Monday, July 1 to July 8. A press release copied to the Ghana News Agency, urged citizens and members of the Party to treat the exercise …

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Judgement debt to engage Parliament’s attention next week

A number of financial issues, including that of the payment of judgement debts and failure by the Ministry of Finance to pay some releases would engage the attention of Parliament at next week’s sitting. The House has scheduled Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta to appear before it on Thursday, July …

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Rawlings urges Electoral Commission to review NDC’s concerns

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has called on the Electoral Commission to take a critical look at the concerns raised by the National Democratic Congress on the ongoing limited voter registration exercise. In a statement, the former President said following concerns raised at a press conference by the NDC on …

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NDC debunks calls for Ofosu Ampofo’s resignation

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has debunked reports in the media of a group demanding the resignation of Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the National Chairman of the party. A statement issued and signed by Mr. Kobina Ade-Coker, the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the party and copied to the Ghana News …

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Parliament asks Finance Minister to seek approval for unutilized money

Parliament has urged the Minister of Finance to seek approval from the House to enable the Finance Ministry disburse the unutilized Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) of GH¢403.74 million. According to the legislators, the amount, which was unused had been sitting in the Ghana’s Treasury Single Account and was brought …

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NPP guiding Ghana to the path of prosperity – Majority Leader of Parliament

Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, has given a positive outlook about the socio-economic performance of the nation under the Nana Akufo-Addo-led Administration, saying, the government is on course to deliver on its promises. The economy, he noted, had been projected by economists and financial experts …

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Late submission of handing over notes impedes transition process

Mr David Yaro, the Administrator – General of Presidential Estates has said late submission of handing-over notes impeded transition process. He said the Office of The Administrator-General has since taken some measures to ameliorate the shortcomings and to ensure that come January 2021, the issues would be a thing of …

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Minority Leader urges EC to publish registered voters daily

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minority Leader and Member of Parliament for Tamale South, has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to on daily basis publish the total number of people registered as part of the ongoing limited voter registration exercise. He said this would ensure credibility and transparency in the ongoing limited …

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Ghana Parliament approves annual public debt report

Parliament has approved the Annual Public Debt Report for the 2018 Financial Year after a heated debate between the Majority and Minority members on the floor of the House on the figures presented. The Minority caucus criticized the government for bloating the nation’s debt stock from GH¢122 billion to GH¢173 …

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Declare status of Burkinabe migrants in Sissala East – Legislator

Wa Central Constituency Member of Parliament Alhaji Rashid Pelpuo has called on government to make a definite pronouncement on the status of Burkinabe migrants currently being housed in various communities in Sissala East. Over 1,600 illegal migrants from northern Burkina Faso in May this year fled their home country to …

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