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Party financiers root of corruption in government – Afriyie Ankrah

former sports minister

Former Sports Minister Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has blamed financiers of the major political parties in the country for the challenges in fighting corruption by governments. He says the financiers, who are often the beneficiaries of shady contracts, make it difficult for reasonable contracts to be signed by ministers when they are

Samira Bawumia honoured as ‘2018 African Woman of Excellence’

Second Lady

Hajia Mrs Samira Bawumia the Second Lady of the Republic of Ghana and Global Ambassador for the Global Alliance for Clean cookstoves, has been honoured as the African Woman of Excellence for her contribution to the cause of humanity. This follows the passionate drive she is undertaking through the Samira Empowerment

Adomako Baafi Relieved From NPP Communications Director Position

NPP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has announced the appointment of deputy national officers and directors, to help run the affairs of the party for the next four years. This follows the election of new national officers in July 2018. The Member of Parliament for the Adentan constituency in Accra, Yaw Buaben Asamoah

Mahama Dragged To Amidu Over GH¢40m BOST Cash

Mahama

Centre for National Affairs (CNA), a pressure group, has petitioned the Office of the Special Prosecutor to initiate criminal investigations into what it claims to be suspected illegal payments at the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) to the previous Mahama administration. CAN, in a letter signed by its

All 110 ministers are useful; no need to downsize – Deputy Minister

ministers

Deputy Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation, William Kusi Sabi, has rejected calls for the government to downsize its ministers, stating each of the 110 ministers is useful in the Akufo-Addo administration. Though he said it is not within his power to decide on the number of ministers to constitute the government,

New Regions: NDC Questions Mode Of Limited Registration By EC

regions

The Electoral Commission (EC) has begun the limited registration exercise ahead of the December referendum for the creation of the proposed six regions. The registration exercise which is expected to take place within 47 district offices of the EC for the affected areas will be done online through the Commission’s voter

PRESS RELEASE: COALITION OF CONSTITUENCY COMMUNICATION OFFICERS(CCOs) IN CENTRAL REGION CONGRATULATES NEWLY ELECTED REGIONAL EXECUTIVES

regions

The Coalition of Constituency Communication Officers(CCOs) in the central region has congratulated newly elected regional executives. In a release issued by the group after the party's successful elections in Kasoa, they also envisaged victory for the party in the 2020 polls counting on the output of the elected executives. Mr. E.K.T Addo,

Angela Merkel arrives in Ghana today for bilateral talks

German Chancellor Merkel and President Akufo Addo

President Akufo Addo will on Thursday, August 30, 2018, receive German Chancellor; Angela Merkel, for bilateral discussions as part of her three-nation West African tour. The German Chancellor will on her arrival hold bilateral discussions at the Jubilee House which will focus on Efforts at Ghana’s Economic Resurgence and Migration. Among issues

NDC Polls: Campaign Will Be Very Dirty; Mahama Will Win – Ben Ephson

Pollster Ben Ephson has said ex President John Mahama will have a difficult task leading the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) into the 2020 elections, if he should contest and win the party’s primaries due to the sharp division within the party. Mr. Ephson’s comments come after about 94 NDC Members

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