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Parliament passes Corporate Insolvency Bill, 2019

Parliament has passed the Corporate Insolvency Bill, 2019 to provide a framework for the regulation of insolvency practitioners and also facilitate access to timely, efficient and impartial insolvency proceedings either directly or through the creditor’s committees. The Act will promote efficient closure and transfer of assets of businesses which are no longer viable, and Read More
Politics

NDC MPs boycott coronavirus stimulus package debate

Minority MPs in Parliament have been criticised by the Majority for failing to show up in Parliament on Saturday. Describing their colleagues’ behaviour as unpatriotic, Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul wondered how the NDC MPs could bail on an important duty like discussing government’s stimulus package in the wake of coronavirus. “Everywhere in the world, nations […]Read More
Politics

Nyaho-Tamakloe to NPP: Why should you “throw out” Afoko and replace him with an “alien”?

A stalwart of the governing New Patriotic Party, Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has said he still does not understand why the party jettisoned its elected national chairman Paul Afoko in the lead-up to the last general elections and replaced him with an “alien”. Mr Afoko, along with the party’s then-General Secretary Kwabena Agyepong and then-Second National […]Read More
General Politics

Use $3bn Eurobond for COVID-19 fight – NDC Technical Team to government

The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) technical committee on COVID-19 has asked the government to amend the proposed plan for the utilization of the US$3 billion Eurobond so funds could be made available to support the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic and related expenses. The government, after announcing a US$100 million fund for the COVID-19 […]Read More
Politics

EC using COVID-19 as cover-up, equipment for registration not ready – Asiedu Nketia

General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia says the Electoral Commission’s (EC) decision to suspend its scheduled registration exercise is not as a result of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to him, the Commission is not just ready for the exercise. The EC says it suspended the planned exercise initially Read More
Politics

COVID-19: Implement ‘One-man-one-sanitiser’ policy– NDC MP Aspirant to govt

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary candidate for Suhum, Amanda Okyere Kwatia, has said although prayers are good to deal with the novel coronavirus infection in Ghana, the country needs more practical measures from the government. She said on Ghana Yensom on Accra 100.5FM Wednesday, March 25 that countries that are dealing with the outbreak […]Read More
Politics

EC suspends compilation of new voters’ register over coronavirus pandemic

The Electoral Commission (EC) has suspended the compilation of the new voters’ register over the coronavirus outbreak. The exercise was scheduled to commence on April 18, through to the end of May. However, after a meeting with political parties Wednesday, Serebour Quiacoe, the Director of Electoral Services at the Commission said, “…because of the pandemic, […]Read More