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2020 Polls: NPP’ll lose with new execs – Nketia

In spite of the new executives elected by delegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the governing party will lose the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said… In spite of the new executives elected by …

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Minority demands audit of GNPC over Freddie Blay’s ‘vulgar opulence

The Minority in Parliament has demanded an immediate forensic audit of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) following what it called the “vulgar opulence” of its board chair, Freddie Blay. This comes amid allegations of vote buying levelled against Mr. Blay ahead of him emerging winner in the keenly contested national chairmanship …

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I had no choice than to remove Charlotte, 2 deputies – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said he had no choice than to act on the recommendations of the Committee set up by the Chief Justice to investigate allegations of corruption brought against the former Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei, and two deputy Commissioners, Amadu Sulley and …

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Nana Addo to announce Charlotte Osei’s replacement soon – Arhin

President Akufo-Addo is set to name a replacement for removed Electoral Commission chairperson, Charlotte Osei. This is according to the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin. Speaking to Citi News, he said although an exact date cannot be given as to when Akufo-Addo will name the new EC boss, an …

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Police, NDC set to clash over unlawful ‘Charlotte Osei’ demo

The police in Accra are set to clash with supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as they plan to organise a street protest  Friday, against the dismissal of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei and her two deputies. According to the police, they have no notice of any …

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Charlotte Osei, two others removed

The President Nana Akufo-Addo has removed the Electoral Commissioner Charlotte Osei and her two deputies from office for “misbehaviour and incompetence.” The removal is on the recommendation of a committee set up by the Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo to investigate alleged acts of corruption, misconduct and misbehaviour by the three …

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Presidential Commission recommends creation of more regions

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has set up a Commission of Enquiry to consider calls for the creation of new regions and has recommended the creation of four more regions out of the existing ten. The Presidential enquiry submitted its report to the President on Tuesday and backed petitions to create the …

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Kennedy Agyapong’s ‘useless parliament’ contempt hearing set for July 3

Parliament’s Privileges Committee has set July 3 for a public hearing of a case of contempt brought against Assin Central legislator by the Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak. Kennedy Agyapong who stands accused of calling parliament a useless institution will be cross-examined by his accuser on the day of the hearing. According to the Chair of …

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Privileges C’ttee to examine evidence against Ken Agyapong today

Parliament’s Privileges Committee will today [Tuesday], sit to examine the evidence against the Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong after he was accused of insulting Parliament. The evidence is being provided by the Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, who referred his fellow MP to the committee. Kennedy Agyapong reportedly described Parliament as “useless” for …

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