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NDC supporters march against ‘August 4. Founders Day’ proposal


Hundreds of supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) today marched against government’s proposal to rechristen Founder’s Day as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial day. The NDC government in 2012, under John Atta Mills earmarked September 21, which is Kwame Nkrumah’s birthday, as Founder’s Day, sparking the debate over Ghana’s founders …

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Govt’s attempt to rewrite Ghana’s history unfortunate – CPP


The Convention People’s Party (CPP), the party Dr. Kwame Nkrumah formed, has criticized the Akufo-Addo government for re-christening the Founder’s Day commemoration as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day. President Akufo Addo has through an executive instrument proposed a renaming of September 21, as Nkrumah Memorial Day. Speaking at a ceremony to …

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Be fair to Africa- Akufo-Addo tells UN


The President of Ghana has called on world leaders to be courageous enough to undertake a massive reform of the United Nations in order to address imbalances in the global political systems. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the UN cannot reasonably purport to preach peace and fairness across the world …

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Opportunist NDC supports Nkrumah just to score political points- Samia


On a day when hundreds of National Democratic Congress supporters hit the streets in a walk to commemorate the Founder’s Day and the birthday of Ghana’s first president, Dr Samia Nkrumah has thrown a heavy jab at the party, describing its leaders as opportunist. Daughter of Ghana’s first president says …

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Gov’t officials storm schools over possible sabotage of free SHS


Top government officials have paid an unannounced visit to some senior high schools over cases of possible sabotage of the Free SHS education policy. The visit was also to assess the performance of the programme, less than a week after it was rolled out. Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, accompanied …

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Come clean on ‘secret’ fuel price increases – Jinapor dares gov’t


A former Deputy Minister for Power, John Jinapor, has challenged government to make public detailed information on the recent increases in fuel prices. According to him, the government’s decision to “clandestinely” increase the price of fuel is “unfortunate”. Speaking on Eyewitness News, John Jinapor said the fuel price increase is …

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Minority to boycott discussions on withdrawal of AMERI deal


The Minority members of the Mines and Energy Committee Parliament will be boycotting deliberations on the urgent motion filed by the Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T. Hammond, for the government to reverse its decision on the AMERI power agreement. “We the Minority Members of the Mines and Energy committee have …

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Protect my human rights – Woyome appeals to Akufo-Addo


Businessman, Alfred Woyome has made an appeal to the government to protect his human rights, hours after some military men reportedly besieged his Trassaco residence over the ¢51.2 million wrongfully paid to him. He said his situation presents President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with an opportunity to live up to …

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I didn’t sanction payment for ‘useless’ ambulances – Ato Forson


Former Deputy Finance Minister, Cassiel Ato Forson,  has denied media reports suggesting that he sanctioned the purchase of some ambulances that were declared unfit to be used for that purpose. The country incurred a $2.4 million loss after 30 ambulances were procured in 2014 by the Ministry of Health, but were …

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