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The Tano South municipality has been in the news as the Chief Executive of the municipality has been fingered in several cases by some constituents and recently a civil society organization, Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability(ASEPA). Collins Ofinam Takyi, the District Chief Executive has been lambasted by the communication officer of the Tano […]Continue Reading
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The Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the IMANI Centre for Policy and Education, Franklin Cudjoe, has lauded the opposition National Democratic Congress for not wasting time attacking their political opponents during their manifesto launch in Accra on Monday. “I didn’t hear the name of the current president and even Bawuima, unlike what was […]Continue Reading
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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Monday, September 7, launched its manifesto ahead of the December 7 elections at the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), Accra. A statement signed by James Agyenim-Boateng, the Campaign Spokesperson, said the National Executive Committee (NEC) unanimously approved the manifesto following a presentation to them by Continue Reading
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Majority Leader and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has doubted the viability of the ambition of opposition NDC leader and former president, John Dramani Mahama to legalize the operations of motorbikes and tricycles popularly known as “Okada” for commercial public transportation if he wins the upcoming elections. The former president has argued that Continue Reading
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Chief and residents of Akyem Abuakwa, Kotoku and Bosome, all in the Eastern Region, have served notice of a mammoth demonstration against the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama. The demonstration is scheduled for Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Protesters have been asked in a notice sighted by GhanaWeb to gather at […]Continue Reading
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Minority Leader in Parliament has said a John Mahama-led administration will place the fight against corruption. According to Haruna Iddrisu, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) believes eradicating graft is a sure way of ensuring the development of the country. “His Excellency John Mahama makes the commitment to make corruption once again a […]Continue Reading
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Minority leader in Parliament Haruna Iddrisu says the National Democratic Congress (NDC) if voted into power will expand access to legal education in the country. Speaking at the party’s manifesto launch, Monday, he stated that the government will review and give accreditation to “certified law faculties across the country.” This, he explained will increase the […]Continue Reading
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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will expand the reach of the Free Senior High School programme if it secures victory in the upcoming general elections. The flagbearer’s running mate, Prof Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang revealed that the second-cycle schools in the private sector also need to be roped into the national initiative. The former […]Continue Reading
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Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has communicated his intentions to remove the ban on the importation of salvaged vehicles if the party wins power in the upcoming general elections. John Dramani Mahama believes this will improve the livelihood of persons in the local automobile industry. “We will review the Customs Amendment Act 2020… […]Continue Reading
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John Agyekum Kufuor says he would have been a fool if he had not appointed some family members whom he can trust in his government. Speaking to Kwaku Sakyi-Addo on Asaase Radio on Sunday, the former president stated that his brother-in-law who was his Senior Minister in his government had been in Kwame Nkrumah’s government and […]Continue Reading
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Deputy General-Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Peter Otokunor says there is no reason for former President John Dramani Mahama to apologise for allegedly endorsing the “Akyem Sakawa Mafia” comment. This according to him is because, the words have been taken out of context by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and its 2020 […]Continue Reading
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The founding president of IMANI has called out former Education Minister Elizabeth Ohene for her latest article titled “All-knowing neutrals”. The IMANI Chief Executive Officer accused her of double standard by labelling the country’s Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) for being all knowing following their criticisms of the Agyapa Royalties deal. He quizzed how she never Continue Reading
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Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong has alleged that the former president John Dramani Mahama inflated the cost of the Kasoa interchange and used the money to buy 350 land cruisers to bribe some Chiefs in Ghana. “They used the extra money from the inflated contract sum to buy 350 land cruisers and shared it […]Continue Reading
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Deputy Information Minister, Pius Enam Hadzide has denied claims that the Agyapa Royalties deal has been suspended. Mark Agyean, the Technical Manager for PIAC, told the media after a meeting with Finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta on the controversial deal that the government had agreed to suspend the arrangement for broader consultation with all stakeholders. But speaking Continue Reading
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Chairman of the Minerals Income Investment Fund has dared the minority to report the Agyapa Royalties deal to the authorities at the London Stock Exchange if they suspect any mishaps in the controversial arrangement. George Mireku Duker opined that it is a trend adopted by the opposition National Democratic Congress to ensure that all transactions […]Continue Reading
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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), is warning the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) thugs who have been creating chaos and beating NDC faithfuls that they will not walk for free forever. According to the National Communications Officer of the NDC, Sammy Gyamfi, they will deal with everyone who created chaos in this country when the party returns to power. Continue Reading
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Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong says with the achievements of the President of Ghana in these few years, he should be given on a loan to the people of the United States of America (USA) to help them solve their numerous problems. “Akufo-Addo should be given to the people of America and all their problems […]Continue Reading
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A former Deputy Finance Minister has described the controversial Agyapa Minerals Royalties agreement as ‘Agyabon’ to wit ‘bad father’. Cassiel Ato Forson told the media Tuesday that although the Minority tried to get government to present a periodic review document of the deal to Parliament for scrutiny, the Akuko-Addo administration vehemently opposed it. This, he […]Continue Reading
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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has provided explanations as to why the party will not honour the controversial Agyapa Royalties Agreement when voted into power. Addressing the press in their weekly briefing, Minority Leader of the party, Haruna Iddrisu stated that the Agyapa Royalties Deal was signed in what the party described as “indecent […]Continue Reading
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Former Energy Minister Boakye Kyeremanteng Agyarko has refuted speculation currently going on within the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) that he intends to contest for the party’s chairmanship position in the future. There was rumour recently that the former Energy Minister had planned to contest President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during the party’s presidential Continue Reading
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A former lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr Richard Amoako Baah, has wondered why President Nana Akufo-Addo’s cousin, Mr Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, is the one purporting to speak for Attorney General Gloria Akuffo with regard to the controversial Agyapa deal following the leakage of the AG’s scathing legal opinion on the […]Continue Reading