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Ho West NDC MP to resign from Parliament

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ho West in the Volta Region, Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah, has announced that he will be resigning from his parliamentary duties. Citi News sources in Parliament have confirmed that the MP has written to the Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye, informing him of …

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Ibrahim Mahama fights bauxite case

Exton Cubic Group Limited has been prevented by the Kumasi Human Rights Court 2 from claiming compensation from the government. The court, on Thursday, dismissed Exton Cubic’s application that was seeking to claim compensation from the government for the confiscation of equipment it hired from Engineers and Planners (E&P), a private …

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54 MPs cited for absenteeism without permission in Odekro report

A report on the attendance of Parliamentarians has cited  54 Members of Parliament who exceeded the number of times a legislator can be without permission at the 3rd sitting of the House The Minister for Education and Member of Parliament for Manhyia South, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, who was absent from 27 …

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Minority runs to court over Ghana Card registration

The Minority in Parliament is heading to court to challenge the National Identification Authority’s  basis for only accepting passports and birth certificates to establish citizenship for the registration and instant issuance of the Ghana Card. It wants the Voters’ ID card to also be accepted as proof of citizenship. The …

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Ghana Card: Gov’t deal with Margins Group ‘fishy’ – Ato Forson

The Minority in Parliament suspects the government’s deal with Identity Management System (IMS), a subsidiary of Margins Group, for the issuance of the Ghana card, may be shady. The Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson, told the press on Tuesday “we smell something fishy.” He further called on Vice President Mahamudu …

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Mahama ‘mocks’ Bawumia over cedi depreciation

Former President John Dramani Mahama’s recent crusade against the New Patriotic government is showing no signs of slowing down. Following his recent tongue-in-cheek comments about the government re-commissioning projects he had initiated but had been described as “photoshopped” by the NPP while they were in opposition, Mr. Mahama has now …

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Ursula pushes for more women participation in governance

The Minister for Communication, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful is calling for the passage of the Affirmative Action law to among other things ensure an increase woman participation in governance. She said there is the need for deliberate government interventions to enable women to compete favorably on the country’s political and governance scene. …

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Koku Anyidoho granted bail

Treason felony suspect Koku Anyidoho has been granted bail by the Police Criminal Investigations Department Joy News has learnt. It is not clear yet what the details of the bail conditions are but the Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress is said to be in the company of …

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