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Speaker cautions Akufo-Addo over office of Special Prosecutor

As Parliament readies to read the bill on the Office of the Special prosecutor, the Speaker has cautioned that the President must tread cautiously in the creation of the office. Quoting the 1992 Constitution,  Professor Micheal Ocquaye says it is only the Attorney General and Justice Minister that has the prosecutorial powers and any …

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We can’t settle most of NDC’s debt – Osafo Marfo

The Akufo-Addo-led government will not be able to develop the country if it tries to pay all the debt left behind by the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government, Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo has revealed. According to Mr. Osafo Marfo, the current government inherited a heavily indebted economy which …

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Akufo-Addo replaces YES with NEIP

The Akufo-Addo government has renamed the Youth Enterprise Support (YES) as National Entrepreneurship and Innovations Plan (NEIP). Its Chief Executive Officer, John Kumah, confirmed the name change to Kwesi Parker-Wilson on the Executive Breakfast Show (EBS) on Class91.3FM on Friday, 14 July, 2017. “YES has been enhanced into the new …

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Full list of Akufo-Addo’s 22 newly appointed Ambassadors out

President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday, July 10, 2017, announced his second batch of Ambassadorial postings at a ceremony at the Banquet Hall of the Jubilee House. The President charged the appointees to preserve and promote the image of Ghana “whose reputation amongst the comity of nations is high. Below is a …

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NDC picks flagbearer by 2018 – Asiedu Nketia

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will elect its Presidential Candidate for the 2020 elections by the close of 2018. Party General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, said the NDC Constitution stipulates that a flagbearer should be elected two years ahead of elections when the party is in opposition. “By the close of next …

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OccupyGhana criticises ‘deficient’ BNI report on BOST saga

Pressure group, OccupyGhana, has commended the Energy Ministry for setting up a committee to intensify investigations into the raging Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST) contaminated fuel saga. According to the group, a report into the controversy by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) is not comprehensive. “We say …

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Sylvester Mensah declares intention to be President

The former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester Mensah has officially declared his intention to be President of Ghana on the wings of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to him, he is considering calls on him to contest the flagbearer position of the …

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