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Can I say Akufo-Addo has performed better than Nkrumah? – Napo jabs Free SHS critics

The Education minister has for the second time made a comparison of the Akufo-Addo regime so far to that of the country’s first president, Dr Kwame Nkrumah. Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh said by implementing the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy, the Akufo-Addo-led administration has outperformed successive administrations. He asked doubters of the policy if […]Read More
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Forced leave directive an “infringement on A-G’s independence” – African A-Gs to Akufo-Addo

AFROSAI-E, which is a regional organisation of Auditors-General from 26 English-speaking supreme audit institutions (SAIs), has written to President Nana Akufo-Addo to consider the adverse impact his forced 167-day leave directive to Ghana’s Auditor-General Daniel Yaw Domelevo risks having on good governance. “I write to you on behalf of the Auditors-General of AFROSAI-E, Read More
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SC strikes out Domelevo, Ag. A-G’s names from suit challenging Akufo-Addo’s forced leave directive

The names of Auditor-General Daniel Yaw Domelevo and acting Auditor-General Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu have been struck out by the Supreme Court as defendants in a case pending before the apex court at the request of Deputy Attorney General Godfred Yeboah Dame. US-based Ghanaian law professor, Kwaku Asare, cited the Attorney General and the two gentlemen […]Read More
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Bringing NDC back will only mean severe economic hardship – Boako tells Ghanaians

Spokesperson to Vice President, Dr Mahumudu Bawumia has opined Ghanaians will only end up going into severe economic hardship should they vote for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to Dr. Gideon Boako, the Ghanaian electorate, while considering their choice ahead of the 2020 December polls, should cast their minds back to the abysmal Read More
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Prof. Opoku-Agyemang doesn’t need economics background to be veep – Kwesi Botchwey

A former Finance Minister and a leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor Kwesi Botchwey, says the Vice President position is not preserved for only persons with a background in Economics. The economist was responding to critics who claim the NDC running mate, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang is deficient in economics. Speaking to […]Read More
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Rawlings did not discuss Nana Konadu’s presidential interest – Ahwoi

Local government expert, Professor Kwamena Ahwoi has claimed that the failure of former president Jerry John Rawlings to discuss his wife’s interest in the presidency contributed to her loss. The former Director of Research for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) explained that they were in the dark about Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings’ intentions hence opposed […]Read More
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“Simple” voter registration exercise engulfed by “brute force, blood-letting, sheer breakdown of law”

An otherwise simple exercise to register voters has become fraught with violence, Prof Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, the running mate to the flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Mahama, has said. “All we are doing right now is what has always been a very simple exercise of registration. What is not so […]Read More
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Livestream: NDC officially outdoors Naana Opoku-Agyemang as Mahama’s running mate

National Democratic Congress is outdooring Prof. Naana Opoku-Agyemang as John Mahama’s running mate at a ceremony in Accra. The programme is taking place at the University of Professional Studies (UPSA). The outdooring follows an initial approval of Prof. Opoku-Agyemang by the National Executive Committee of the NDC on July 6. The former Education Minister will […]Read More