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Ghanaians protest against Akufo-Addo in London

Some Ghanaians in London, on Thursday, 27 February 2020, staged a demonstration against the Akufo-Addo-led government at the St James Square when the President was making his way to Chatham House, home of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, for a speaking engagement. The protestors chanted and hoisted placards with messages such as: “Scholarships […]Read More
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Coronavirus: Will Akufo-Addo be quarantined after Europe tour? – Ras Mubarak

Coronavirus: Will Akufo-Addo be quarantined after Europe tour? – Ras Mubarak February 28, 2020 Health News Nana Akufo-Addo in Norway with top Norwegian officials The Member of Parliament for the Kumbungu Constituency in the Northern Region, Ras Mubarak, is wondering if Ghana’s health authorities will quarantine President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo after his return from Read More
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Ursula campaigns for Ghana’s candidate as Director General at WIPO

The Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has urged France to support Ghana’s bid to the position of Director General at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). In a meeting with the French delegation in Paris, Mrs. Ekuful emphasized on the expertise and competencies of the Ghanaian candidate, Dr. Edward Kwakwa and therefore capitalised on […]Read More
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Don’t issue visas to organisers of LGBTQ+ Accra conference – Foh-Amoaning to govt

The National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values has passed a resolution impressing upon government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, not to issue visas to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) who are set to host a conference in Ghana. The coalition is also urging the government to […]Read More
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85% of Ghanaians say ‘some’ judges and magistrates are corrupt – Survey

A latest survey conducted by Afrobaromenter in the judicial sector has revealed that “more than eight in 10 Ghanaians (85%) say at least “some” judges and magistrates are corrupt. This includes 40% who say this about “most” or “all” of these court officials, according to the report. Afrobarometer studied judicial systems in some countries across the […]Read More
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Ghana not serious at all in tackling galamsey, flooding – Prof. Chris Gordon

A former director of the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies at the University of Ghana, Prof. Chris Gordon has opined that the lack of seriousness among the government, stakeholders and the citizenry at large is to blame for the continued existence of  small scale illegal mining, popularly referred to as galamsey. He says the failure of the nation […]Read More
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Oquaye ‘went overboard’ with ruling on Parliamentary press corps – MFWA

The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, says the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye “went overboard” with his ruling on how journalists should work during parliamentary proceedings. This comes on the back of the summoning of the Dean of the Parliamentary Press Corps and the Director of Public Affairs of […]Read More
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GETfund scholarship argument bogus; needy not more Ghanaian than politicians – Assibey-Yeboah

The Chairman of the Finance Committee of Parliament, Dr Mark Assibey-Yeboah, has said it is unfair for the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETfund) scholarship to be enjoyed by only the needy in society while politicians and their children are excluded.   Speaking on the recent revelation by the Auditor-General that some high-profile politicians instead of […]Read More
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ASEPA irked by Amidu’s tactics to make missing excavators issue a ‘foolish case’

Executive Director for Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) Mr. Mensah Thompson, has charged the government of Ghana to resource the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and the Auditor-General to work effectively in the fight against corruption. To him, CHRAJ and the Auditor-General have been doing fantastic work in the Read More