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A Deputy Finance Minister, John Kumah, has rejected claims that the poor state of the economy is a result of mismanagement by the Akufo-Addo-Bawumia government. John Kumah insisted that the public expenditure on COVID-19 instead resulted in the current situation the country finds itself in. The Ranking Member of the Finance Committee of Parliament, Dr. Cassiel […]Continue Reading
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The University of Ghana Council has appointed Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University. She takes over from Vice-Chancellor Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu. Prof. Appiah’s appointment as Acting Vice-Chancellor takes effect from August 1. Professor Amfo will be the University of Ghana’s first female Vice-Chancellor and the country’s Continue Reading
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Chairman of Parliament’s Privileges Committee Joe Osei Owusu says petitions against Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong, outside what the Speaker referred to the committee will not influence their judgment on the issue. The committee is due to meet today to decide on modalities that will guide the probe into contempt charges against the MP for […]Continue Reading
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Attorney-General Godfred Dame says some clauses in the Health Ministry’s $64 million contract with Dubai-based businessman Sheik Al-Mahktoum to supply Sputnik V vaccines to Ghana are in breach of FDA regulations, as well as biased and skewed against the state. In a letter dated April 12, 2021, to the Minister for Health Kwaku Agyemang Manu, […]Continue Reading
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President Akufo-Addo has revealed data available from the Ghana Health Service indicate that Ghana appears to be experiencing a third wave of Covid-19 infections. Delivering his 26th address to the nation Sunday, July 25, President Akufo-Addo said “it appears that, unfortunately, our nation is experiencing a third wave of Covid-19 infections.” The increased infections, he Continue Reading
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President Akufo-Addo says government is procuring some 18,478,670 vaccines through the COVAX facility, African Medicine Supply Platform and other bodies in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Addressing the nation on Sunday, July 25, the President noted that these vaccines will arrive in the country in the third quarter of the year. According to him, […]Continue Reading
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stressed that the wearing of masks in public places is mandatory and anyone who flouts this law will have him/herself to blame. He bemoaned and described as ‘troubling’ that the high compliance rate of mask-wearing had declined drastically. Failure to adhere to the Covid-19 protocols according to the President […]Continue Reading
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Commissioners of Police Nathan Kofi Boakye (Director-General, Legal and Prosecution) and Christian Tetteh Yohunu (Director-General, Special Duties) and all the other commissioners at the police headquarters, should not be disappointed that they have not been appointed as Inspector-General of Police (IGP) but be happy for achieving the highest rank of COP in the police Continue Reading
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Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said President Nana Akufo-Addo’s trips are a matter of national security and, thus, any questions regarding the cost of such trips should be directed at the Ministry of National Security. “Mr Speaker, the president’s domestic and international travels are matters of National Security”, Mr Ofori-Atta told parliament on Wednesday, 21 […]Continue Reading
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North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has said Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, “despite knowing that urgent questions must be answered within 10 days, still proceeded to contemptuously waste the time of Parliament by well over 7seven weeks, asking for more time on multiple occasions to provide answers to my urgent question on the cost of […]Continue Reading
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President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the rising number of active COVID-19 cases shows that “we’ve let our guard down”. Currently, the number of active cases is 3,124 after falling to almost 1,000 a few weeks ago. A total of 815 people have died. Some 343 new cases were recently confirmed, according to the latest figures […]Continue Reading