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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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Dozens throng Multimedia to receive handouts from benevolent legislator

He has been tagged arrogant and known for his fearless criticisms of fellow politicians but it is a different story when he shows up at MultiTV studios for Adom TV’s morning show ‘Badwam’. On Tuesdays, the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyepong, plays the benevolent legislator as he makes time …

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Mahama failed accountability test – Tony Aidoo

The outspoken politician, Dr. Tony Aidoo, says former President John Mahama and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) failed the country’s accountability test. In a yet-to-be televised episode of TV3’s Hot Issues, the former Ghana’s Ambassador to the Netherlands observed the Mahama administration failed to counteract the numerous corruption scandals against …

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Free SHS has burdened parents – Yammin

A former Deputy Regional Minister of the Ashanti Region , Joseph Yammin has said the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy by the Akufo-Addo administration puts more burden on parents. According to him, monies parents were being forced to pay more to secure accommodation for their wards because …

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Sammy Awuku unfit for YEA post – NDC MP to petition Akufo-Addo

The appointment of NPP National Youth Organiser Sammy Awuku as Board chairman of Youth Employment Agency has been challenged as illegal. The ranking member on the Employment Committee of Parliament who is also Pru East NDC MP, Kwabena Donkor has argued, the appointment is in breach of YEA Act 887 …

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‘I want NPP beaten in 2020 election’ – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has clarified his statement suggesting it will be impossible for the National Democratic Congress to win back power from the New Patriotic Party in the 2020 general elections. Speaking on TV3, Friiday evening, the former President said he would wish that the NDC, a party …

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