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Samuel Atta Mensah, Managing Director of Citi News, has lambasted National Security operatives who arrested and subjected Citi News journalists; Caleb Kudah and Zoe Abu Baidoo to severe beatings over a recording. Narrating the turn of events on top political show, The Point of View, Mr Attah Mensah explained how one Lt Col Agyemang would […]Continue Reading
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Co-Chairman of the Joint Steering Committee of Santrokofi, Akpafu, Likpe and Lolobi (SALL) Traditional areas, Dr Joe Addae, has kicked against the Electoral Commission’s move to get Parliament to amend Constitutional Instruments 119 and 128. Deputy EC Chairman in charge of Corporate Services, Dr Eric Bossman Asare on JoyNews’ The Probe, said the Commission has Continue Reading
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The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), has urged the government to implement the recommendations of the Emile Short Commission of Inquiry by dissolving the SWAT team of the National Security Council Secretariat. According to CDD-Ghana, the actions of the team are not healthy for the security of the country. The group made the call […]Continue Reading
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Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu has accused the Akufo-Addo-led government of reducing the country to a police state. According to him, the blatant infringement on the rights of journalists in the country by National Security operatives and the police is unacceptable and should be checked. His comment was in response to the arrest and […]Continue Reading
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The Ningo-Prampram MP, Sam Nartey George, says the problem of insecurity in the country primarily stems from the politicisation of security agencies across the country. According to him, politicians across the political divide have become fond of using the might of state security agencies to exact revenge as well as perform personal tasks that could […]Continue Reading
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The African Union (AU) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has announced the appointment of former President of Ghana John Dramani Mahama, as the High Representative to Somalia. In a statement, Mahamat said, “As the High Representative for Somalia’s political track. President Mahama will work with the Somali stakeholders, to reach a mutually acceptable compromise towards an Continue Reading
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President Nana Akufo-Addo has accepted the nomination of Kissi Agyebeng as Special Prosecutor. He has by letter to the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin on April 29, sought Parliament’s approval of the appointment. President Akufo-Addo accepted the resignation from the office of Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor on November 16, 2020, and, in accordance with […]Continue Reading
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The Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jr has exposed attempts by some politicians and activists to sneak alien names into the organization of the famous ‘Kumi Preko’ demonstration. The mammoth demonstration that was held in 1995 over untold hardship on Ghanaians was spearheaded by notable activists including Egyir Blankson, Kwesi Pratt Jr, […]Continue Reading
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Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disagreed with critics of the government who say there is a culture of silence under President Nana Akufo-Addo. At the opening of the office for the Coordinated Mechanism on the Safety of Journalists at a ceremony in Accra on Tuesday, 4 May 2021, Mr Oppong Nkrumah said: “This is […]Continue Reading