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A ranking member on the Finance Committee of Parliament, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson, has critcised government officials who are currently in Qatar to catch glimpses of the ongoing FIFA World Cup tournament. The football competition began ten days ago, and so far it has seen many interesting spectacles, including some high profile national officials gracing […]Continue Reading
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Ghana’s oldest former president, John Agyekum Kufuor, has suggested that the tenure of office for a president or an elected government should be relooked at. According to him, the current four-year tenure is quite problematic, leaving very little room for any leader to effectively cause a major developmental change in the country. He added that […]Continue Reading
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A recent outburst by outspoken New Patriotic Party(NPP) Member of the Parliament(MP) for Assin Central Constituency Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has lend some credence to assertions that Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s role in management of the economy has been thwarted by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta. Dr. Bawumia has in recent times been accused of failing […]Continue Reading
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The trial of sacked Chief Executive Officer of Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Adjenim Boateng Adjei, and his brother-in-law, Francis Kwaku Arhin, who are accused of using public office for profit, yesterday started before an Accra High Court with the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) calling its first witness in the case. The OSP called […]Continue Reading
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Former National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress(NDC), Yaw Boateng Gyan has slammed his critics for his unflinching support for the former Finance Minister, Dr. Kwabena Duffour. According to him, he finds it very strange when some people especially the youth within the party want to cast a slur on his hard-earned reputation because he […]Continue Reading
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The Bishop of the Konongo-Mampong Diocese of the Catholic Church in Ghana, Most Rev. Joseph Osei-Bonsu, has berated the Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, for saying that Catholics are free to join the Freemasons. Alexander Afenyo Markin, who revealed that he is a member of the fraternal society, the Freemasons, said […]Continue Reading
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Business development consultant Kwame Okyere Darko has described the 2023 budget as the most disrespectful budget by any government in the history of Ghana. According to him, the measure proposed by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to reduce the government’s expenditures is an insult to the people of Ghana. “This is the most disrespectful budget ever. […]Continue Reading
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A member of parliament has explained that its censure motion against the finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, was only the Minority’s disapproval of the finance minister’s gross mismanagement of the economy. The Minority MP says the censure motion did not set out to remove the minister. “It was our disapproval of the work of the finance […]Continue Reading
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Mr Jonathan Asante Okyere, political science lecturer at the Cape Coast University (UCC) in the Central Region has accused President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of creating enmities in the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the party’s conference to elect a flagbearer for the 2024 general elections. A former NPP parliamentary candidate for the […]Continue Reading
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Former President, John Dramani Mahama, has reiterated his neutrality in the NDC’s upcoming national executive elections. According to the party’s 2020 flagbearer, his current role as the ‘father of the party’, precludes him from rallying behind a specific candidate. Addressing a gathering of party executives and stalwarts in the Upper West Region, he stressed that […]Continue Reading
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Social media came in their tons when Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia was spotted aboard a commercial flight on an in-country trip. A photo shared by journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni on social media disclosed that the Tamale-bound flight took off in the morning of Saturday, November 26. A smiling Bawumia is strapped with his seat […]Continue Reading
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Aggrieved members of the Majority Caucus in Parliament did not hide their disapproval of Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta when he appeared to present the 2023 budget statement on Thursday. Per reliable information available to the media suggests that the aggrieved lawmakers in the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) paid less attention to the Finance Minister […]Continue Reading
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In a consequential vote at the 26th Congress of the Socialist International, Ghana’s Benedicta Lasi, a lawyer and a member of the National Democratic Congress, has been elected Secretary General of the Socialist International, to succeed Luis Ayala from Chile. Her election was after the tenure of Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, the outgoing General Secretary of […]Continue Reading
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Ghanaian investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has dismissed allegations of extortion and blackmail against him after releasing his latest exposè dubbed: “Galamsey economy.” According to Tiger Eye PI, the investigative firm of the award-winning journalist, “some persons have resorted to mudslinging and lies” against its CEO Anas following the release of the Continue Reading