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The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners is backing Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin who has threatened to resist the government’s community mining program. According to the Okyenhene, the program which was introduced to regulate illegal small scale mining nationwide has rather degraded lands and caused pollution to water bodies. At a meeting with […]Continue Reading
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Founder of Danquah Institute Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko has said an isolated case of two adolescent caught in the alleged murder of their friend for ritual purposes does not represent a new phenomenon of moral decadence to do with some premature pursuit of greed that has suddenly gripped society, destroying the innocence of teenagers. According to […]Continue Reading
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Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu says the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin appears to be demonstrating machoism in the handling of the 8th Parliament. This according to him is because the Speaker’s public utterances on certain issues that needed to be discussed behind closed doors were completely avoidable. This action, Mr. Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu insists if not Continue Reading
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Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu says he is unhappy with the appointment of the NDC General Secretary onto the Parliamentary Service Board. According to him, Mr Johnson Aseidu Nketia’s membership on the Board has the potential of affecting the integrity of Parliament. He indicated that he had no qualms with the former MP for Wenchi West […]Continue Reading
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South Dayi MP Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor, has condemned as “most inhume” and “backward”, the “Rambo-style” arrest of Mr David Tamakloe, the editor of WhatsApp News. The member of Parliament’s Constitutional, Legal & Parliamentary Affairs Committee, in a statement, said: “The Rambo-style approach of effecting an arrest of citizens has been a subject for concern to Continue Reading
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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged its party supporters to form a united opposition front that is capable of demanding accountability from the Akufo-Addo-led government. A statement issued by the party’s National Chairman, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, on 31 March 2021, noted that the call for party unity had become necessary following a meeting the […]Continue Reading
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On Tuesday, 30 March 2021, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo swore into office the Minister of Finance, Kenneth Nana Yaw Kuntunkununku Ofori-Atta, at a ceremony at Jubilee House, the seat of the nation’s presidency. Nana Akufo-Addo congratulated the Minister of Finance on his appointment and indicated to him that the Ghanaian people are expecting him […]Continue Reading
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Bolgatanga Central MP Isaac Adongo has broken ranks with the Minority Caucus in Parliament in connection with the main opposition National Democratic Congress’ endorsement of Finance Minister-designate Ken Ofori-Atta. The Deputy Ranking Member of the Finance Committee of Parliament told journalists: “I have stayed out of the media because of the question of why we […]Continue Reading