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NDC on the verge of breaking up – Rawlings

The founder of the National Democratic Congress, Jerry John Rawlings is seeing the party losing the 2020 general elections if things are not done right at its branch level. Mr. Rawlings who is a former president of Ghana observed that the recently held NDC elections at the branches were flouted with malpractices. Branches are smaller […]Read More
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Akufo-Addo attends SDGs event in US

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Thursday, 26 April, 2018, for the United States of America (USA), to attend a high level event to mark the achievement of the Qatar Foundation’s commitment to enrol 10 million children to receive quality primary school education. Mr Akufo-Addo is attending the event in his capacity as […]Read More
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CID grills 4 more ex-ministers

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has interrogated four more former ministers in the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government headed by John Dramani Mahama. The former ministers, who were/are Members of Parliament (MPs), have been caught in the ongoing double salary scandal. Three of them, including Edwin Nii Lante Read More
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GRA, others sued over TIN

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), the Attorney-General’s Department and the Judicial Service have been sued over the introduction of the Tax Identification Number (TIN) policy. The Centre for Juvenile Delinquency, an NGO, is seeking to invoke the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court on the consistency or otherwise of the law governing the TIN with […]Read More
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Akufo-Addo shocks NDC protestors in London

President Akufo-Addo pulled a major surprise on some supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in London at the weekend. That was when he had gone to the prestigious London School of Economics (LSE) to deliver an address at the ‘Africa Summit’ under the theme, “Africa at work: educated, employed and empowered.” Even before […]Read More
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Akufo-Addo fights malaria

President Akufo-Addo has indicated that the effective execution of the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Control and the introduction of other innovative strategies put Ghana in a position to win the fight against malaria. Speaking at the Malaria Summit London 2018 held on the sidelines of the ongoing Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, President Akufo-Addo […]Read More
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Mahama in Ethiopia for 7th TANA Forum

Former president John Dramani Mahama is in Ethiopia for the 7th TANA High-Level Forum on security in Africa. The event is expected to take place on April 21 and 22 at Bahir Dar. Ahead of the Forum, the former president, this morning met with the Chairperson of the TANA Forum, H.E Olusegun Obasanjo, former President […]Read More
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Nigeria’s Senate mace found under flyover

The mace stolen from Nigeria’s parliament has been recovered under a flyover in the capital, Abuja, police say. Several intruders rushed into the Senate, the upper chamber of the National Assembly, and grabbed the ceremonial staff during a session yesterday. The Senate’s spokesperson accused suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege of leading the “armed Read More
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Double salary saga: Parliament urges calm

kThe Parliament of Ghana is urging calm as efforts to unravel claims that some former ministers received a double salary during their tenure are ongoing. “Parliament wishes to observe that the offence of criminality in the said matter is yet to be proven and will, therefore, like to implore the Police, Members of Parliament and […]Read More
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“The world is particularly messy today” & lacks “strong leaders” – Kofi Annan on Global Conflicts | WATCH

The former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in an interview on BBC‘s HARDtalkwith Zeinab Badawi talks about what is needed to tackle the world’s conflicts. Speaking of the US, UK and French air strikes in Syria, he said: We cannot allow situations where leaders threaten war on television or on Twitter. He said the world had become “particularly messy” and he did […]Read More
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$72m Saga: Ex-SSNIT boss, 3 others indicted

Former Director General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Ernest Thompson, and three other workers of the state pension firm have been indicted for wilfully causing financial loss to the state. The three others are Juliet Hasana Krama, CEO of Perfect Business System; John Hagan Mensah, former OBS Project Manager at SSNIT […]Read More
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CID Grills 3 MPs over double salary scandal

Reports reaching Daily Guide indicate that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service yesterday grilled three Members of Parliament (MPs) who served as ministers in the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government over the raging double salary scandal. They were reportedly cautioned with a charge of stealing and are to reappear Read More
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Akufo-Addo attends 25th Commonwealth meeting

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Saturday, April 14, 2018, to attend the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), taking place in London, United Kingdom, on the theme “Towards a Common Future”. The 25th CHOGM, which will take place from Monday, 16th April 2018, to Friday, 20th April 2018, will afford Heads of […]Read More
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Mahama ministers in double salary scandal

Information reaching DAILY GUIDE indicates that some 22 ministers under the erstwhile Mahama administration were taking double salaries. The information indicates that the ministers, who were Members of Parliament (MPs), were drawing salaries as MPs and at the same time receiving their monthly salaries as ministers, contrary to the law. Some of the ministers involved […]Read More
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Government to pay workers per hours worked

Government will soon launch a policy that will see public servants paid strictly according to the number of hours they work. According to the CEO of Public Sector Reforms, the implementation of the new strategy will lead to the automation of the public service in order to ensure efficiency and productivity. This comes days after […]Read More