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Time for Africa to move from talk to action in anti-corruption fight – CDD-Ghana

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) fully endorses the AU’s decision to declare 2018 as African anti-corruption year. While this shows a new direction and impetus to fighting corruption, concrete steps are required to address rising public official corruption in member countries. After 55 years, the dream for a developed and prosperous continent is […]Read More
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Bagbin blasts CID boss

Mr Alban Bagbin has criticised the Police CID for breaching Parliamentary privileges after inviting Mr Anthony Karbo, Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways in relation to investigations into alleged football corruption. The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament said though Members of Parliament (MPs) are not above the laws of Ghana, there were procedures to be […]Read More
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Asantehene pushes for upgrade of public universities

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, wants public universities upgraded to international level through investments in infrastructural facilities. He indicated that such efforts to upgrade public tertiary institutions to bring them not only to international standards, but help to improve quality of teaching and learning in these institutions. The leader of the Ashanti Read More
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Anthony Karbo invited by CID over Nyantakyi’s case

The Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways, Anthony Carbo has been invited by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service for questioning. The invitation is in relation to the fraud allegations against GFA boss, Kwesi Nyantakyi by the President Akufo-Addo. According to sources the deputy minister’s name was mentioned in the investigative […]Read More
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Minority chastises gov’t over corruption

The Minority NDC in Parliament has slammed the Akufo-Addo-led government for the lack of commitment to fight corruption in the country. According to them, the latest Corruption Perception Index released by the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) vindicates the NDC’s position that there is corruption in the NPP’s government. Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini, Ranking Member on Read More
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NDC Women Organisers reveal Bagbin is …

Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin is an indispensable asset to the opposite NDC and deserves respect and support from the party, Women Organisers of the NDC in the Western Region have said. The women ‘Akatamansonians’, mainly made up of branch Women Organisers have asserted that the Nadowli Kaleo MP and Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament is […]Read More
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IMANI set to launch report on 30 May

IMANI Ghana, a think tank is poised to launch a report on the 30 May, 2018. The report, “Proliferation of New Districts and Constituencies in Ghana: The Mismatch Between Policy Objectives, Outcomes and Impacts,” analyses the policy the Electoral Commission of Ghana deployed in the creation of parliamentary constituencies. The policy entails the creation of […]Read More
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Our Government is innovative, focused – Bawumia  

  Vice President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has described achievements of the Nana Addo led government as unprecedented the in the last 19 months. This he attributed to the government’s commitment to addressing the many challenges facing the country, using alternative and creative ways. Speaking to some Muslims in the Volta Region as part of his […]Read More
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NPP seeks out of court settlement

Nkrabea Effah Dartey has disclosed that the NPP has approached plaintiff, Ohemaa Sekyiwaa and Multimedia for an amicable resolution in Hajia Fati’s alleged assault case. The counsel for the ardent NPP follower, who claimed the assault case had been unnecessarily exaggerated, has indicated that, NPP executives have moved to secure an out of court settlement […]Read More
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‘Mahama is NDC’s surest bet in 2020’

Felix Kwakye Ofosu says former President John Mahama is ideal candidate to lead the National Democratic Congress in the 2020 general election. Mr Mahama in a post on his Facebook wall, Sunday, May 2018, gave an indication of his preparedness to contest the flag bearer position of the umbrella family looking at the numerous calls […]Read More
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Akufo-Addo gifts church GH¢ 20,000.00

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has donated an amount of GH¢ 20,000.00 to the Holy Spirit Parish towards its on-going infrastructural development projects as the church celebrates its 20 years anniversary. “We should all be one as Ghanaians to propel holistic national development,” President Akufo-Addo appealed when he briefly addressed the Priests and congregation Read More
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Deported Indian businessman named in another scam

An employee of an Indian Company has been granted a GH¢50,000.00 bail with two sureties for allegedly forging documents of Jai Mai Communication and tendering it at the Registrar General’s Department. George Dankwa Otempong has since denied conspiracy to commit crime, forgery of official documents and tendering forged documents. His accomplice, Ashok Kumar Sivaram, the Read More
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Anti-coup era over – Budu Koomson

A retired army chief, Captain Budu Koomson has warned of the growing militarization of the police service and other security services outside the military. “Over the period, there has been a gradual militarization of the police. Instead of the police service, it is looking more like a police force,” he said on The Big Issue. […]Read More
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Akufo Addo lauds Dan Botwe

Dan Kwaku Botwe, Minister of Regional Reorganization and Development has been tipped as one of the best performing ministers of the Akufo-Addo administration by the President. The President’s praise is premised on his unrelenting efforts towards the creation of new regions. The president who could not hide his admiration for the job done in respect […]Read More
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NPP communicators threaten boycott over neglect

Communicators of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region have served notice they might boycott speaking for the government on various media platforms if steps are not taking to address their concerns. The party’s communicators are grieving over how leadership of the party have ‘totally neglected’ their welfare since the party assumed […]Read More
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New regions to boost development – President

Development ranks high on the President Akufo Addo’s reasons for creating new administrative regions. This was however going to be determined by the outcome of the referendum to be conducted by the Electoral Commission (EC). The President was interacting with the chiefs and people of Nkoranza and the Coalition of Bono Chiefs – spearheading the […]Read More