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  • July 18, 2019

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  • July 17, 2019

    Kwame Owusu’s...

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is worried at the appointment of former Director-General of Ghana Maritime Authority, Kwame Owusu, to head the management board of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). “It is our considered view that the appointment of Mr. Kwame Owusu as the Chairman of the GRA Board is a...

  • July 17, 2019

    1.2m new...

    The Electoral Commission says a total of about 1.2million new voters were registered under the limited voter registration exercise which ended last week. Out of that number, the registration of 8,500 new voters were challenged. According to the commission, the 1.2million figure was provisional since it was still checking the...

  • July 17, 2019

    Justice Sai...

    Law lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Justice Srem Sai, has blamed the Attorney-General for the widely-condemned treatment of Gregory Afoko. Gregory Afoko is a key suspect in the murder of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Upper East Region Chairman, Adams Mahama, in 2015. Mr Mahama...

  • July 17, 2019

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  • July 17, 2019

    CIMG raises...

    The Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) has expressed concerns about the proliferation of awards schemes in the country, arguing that “the eventual outcomes of some awards leave much to be desired”. According to the institute, the proliferation and low outcomes of some awards have impacted negatively on the effectiveness...

  • July 17, 2019

    Parents, causes...

    Pressure on some sons and daughters to get married at the convenience of their parents has been cited as one of the major causes of failed marriages in the country. According to Most Reverend Philip Naameh, Archbishop of Tamale and President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference, the phenomenon has...

  • July 17, 2019

    Don’t impose...

    Some agitated youth of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Asawase in the Ashanti region, are accusing party executives of attempting to impose the incumbent MP on them. The youth say they are not under any obligation to nominate Minority Chief Whip, Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, as the race for the party’s...

  • July 16, 2019

    NPP fixes...

    The vetting of aspiring parliamentary candidates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in orphan constituencies will be held from August 10 to 15, 2019 and the vetting report will be submitted to the NEC through the General Secretary not later than August 18, 2019. Following that, the national parliamentary appeals...

  • July 16, 2019

    NDC introduces...

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has introduced three electronic-payment platforms to enable its members and supporters to pay their membership fees and make donations in an efficient and transparent manner. The three payment platforms are the app interface which is available on Google Playstore and the App Store, a website...

  • July 16, 2019

    Battle for...

    One of the parliamentary seats in the newly created Savannah Region that will be hotly contested for in the 2020 general election is the Damongo Constituency, which is also the administrative capital of the Savannah Region. The contest for that parliamentary seat will be between the opposition National Democratic Congress...

  • July 16, 2019

    Long-serving MPs’...

    Some members of the Minority side in Parliament have expressed worry about the decision by some of their senior colleagues not to file for re-election. It emerged after the filing of nominations for aspiring candidates for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) which closed over the weekend that some experienced MPs...

  • July 16, 2019

    Amidu laments...

    Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has alleged that heads of state institutions are deliberating impeding the mandate of his office. In yet another epistle that outlines the challenges his office faces in the fight against corruption, Mr Amidu alleges that some heads of institutions refuse to comply with laws designed to...

  • July 16, 2019

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  • July 16, 2019

    Parliament Select...

    The leadership of some Select Committees of Parliament have participated in a two-day workshop to enhance their capacities in parliamentary oversight through public procurement, in Koforidua, the Eastern Regional capital. It was held under the auspices of the Office of the Minister of State in Charge of Public Procurement, for...

  • July 15, 2019

    ‘Africa Gateway’...

    Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Dubai Chamber) has announced the launch of a new website that delivers key insights into the burgeoning markets of Africa. Titled ‘Africa Gateway,’ the online portal acts as a rich knowledge resource designed to equip users with essential information on the most promising countries...

  • July 15, 2019

    No ‘Father...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged Africa to improve its self-reliance saying there is no Father Christmas coming to develop the continent. In line with the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda, President Akufo-Addo urged African leaders to take charge of their own destinies. “There is no such ‘Father Christmas’. There is just...

  • July 15, 2019

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  • July 15, 2019

    I pursued...

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says his push to get politicians to buy into research works of technocrats largely influenced his decision to join politics. Addressing the conference on Monitoring and Evaluation at the University of Ghana, he disclosed that he rejected the offer to partner then-candidate Nana Akufo-Adoo in...

  • July 15, 2019

    Lady Adelaide...

    Technological advancements have made the word ‘privacy’ one of the most sort after in recent times. While it has increased our possibilities in many spheres, technology has opened up the world, leading to an increasing loss of privacy. In matrimony, however, the issue of privacy becomes even more serious with...

  • July 14, 2019

    V/R: Fiifi...

    Some four National Democratic Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament (MP) in the Volta region have not picked nomination forms to contest the Party’s parliamentary primaries to be re-elected as MPs. They are Mr Richard Quashiegah, MP for Keta, Mr Clement Kofi Humado, MP for Anlo, Mr Fiifi Fiavi Kwetey, MP...

  • July 13, 2019

    Minority demands...

    The Minority in Parliament is demanding details of all monies paid in default judgement since the Akufo-Addo administration in 2017. Minority Spokesperson Finance, Casiel Ato Forson, wants the Finance Ministry to publish the list of individuals and organisations who benefited from the payment of approximately ₵282million as announced to Parliament...

  • July 13, 2019

    Armed robbers...

    One of the new vehicles President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo recently handed over to the newly created Savannah Region has allegedly been stolen by armed robbers. The police have consequently initiated investigations to find the missing 4×4 pick-up vehicle belonging to the Savannah Regional Coordinating Council (SRCC). The armed robbers...

  • July 12, 2019

    Freddie Blay...

    Kelliot Royal Motors, a company registered under the laws of Ghana, has dragged the Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) to an Accra High Court in a bid to block the distribution of 100 buses to Constituency Executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The buses are part of some 275 buses the governing...

  • July 12, 2019

    Africa-Europe relationship...

    Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana’s president has said. “Africa and Europe are natural partners … but [it’s] a relationship that has to be different from what we’ve had up to now,” Nana Akufo-Addo said on Thursday following talks...

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