Sunday , September 19 2021

Politics

Starvation will kill people more than COVID-19 – Volta Region NDC on border closure

The Volta Regional branch of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has joined calls on the government to open the border between Ghana and Togo. They argue that people are losing their livelihood and risk losing their lives if their bread and butter issues are not addressed. “Starvation will kill …

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Two NDC MPs petition CHRAJ to investigate 2020 election killings

Two legislators – Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, North Tongu Member of Parliament (MP) and Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah of Ellembelle, have petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to investigate the deaths that occurred during the 2020 polls. The petition is lodged against the Ministers of Interior and Defence, …

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Election 2024: Train 50,000 polling agents if you want to win – Ben Ephson

Pollster and Managing Editor of the Daily Dispatch, Ben Epson, argues that the political party with some 50,000 polling agents is likely to win the 2024 general election. He reiterated the now well accepted saying that “political parties win elections at the polling station.” Mr Ephson, who is currently writing …

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We’ll summon Dan Botwe if Akufo-Addo continues to delay appointment of MMDCEs – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has indicated that it will summon the Minister for Local Government and Regional Reorganisation, Mr. Dan Botwe over President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s delay in appointing Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) for his second term. The Caucus insists this is unduly hampering development at …

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NDC demands amendment of 1992 constitution to reflect CRC recommendations

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC), is urging President Akufo-Addo to initiate processes to amend the 1992 Constitution to reflect the recommendations of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) presented to the Presidency 10 years ago. The party, which emphasized electoral reforms in the commission’s report, has also justified a 34-point electoral …

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Government’s Agenda 111 initiative ‘a mere rhetoric’ – Suhuyini

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The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale North, Alhassan Suhuyini, is of the view that the government’s ambitious ‘Agenda 111’ hospitals initiative is not aimed at improving the country’s healthcare infrastructure as the latter makes it seem. He argues that if the project was indeed focused on improving healthcare infrastructure …

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NDC haunted by Agenda 111 hospital project – Boaben Asamoa

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said its ambitious Agenda 111 hospital project is giving the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) sleepless nights. According to Communications Director of the NPP, Yaw Buaben Asamoa, the NDC feels haunted since the 111 hospital project by the Akufo-Addo goverment could keep them in …

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‘NDC feels threatened we’ll use Agenda 111 to break the eight’ – NPP

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The New Patriotic Party, NPP, has ridiculed the National Democratic Congress (NDC) saying, the opposition party is threatened by the government’s ambitious ‘Agenda 111’ hospitals initiative. According to the NPP, the NDC’s criticism and opposition to ‘Agenda 111‘ is borne out of the fear that it [NDC] will suffer another …

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AGENDA 111 IS A WELCOME NEWS- KOKU ANYIDOHO

The agenda 111 in Ghana was first announced by the president Akufo Addo in April 2020. The project involves the construction of district hospitals, regional hospitals and two news psychiatric hospitals. Nana Addo stated that, the Agenda 111 is expected to also increase the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by …

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Agenda 111 project only an afterthought, it’ll increase our debt – Mahama

Former President, John Dramani Mahama, has described the government’s ambitious agenda 111 hospital projects as an afterthought. Mr. Mahama maintains the hospital projects will not be completed before the NPP leaves office. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday [August 17, 2021] cut sod for the commencement of work on 88 of …

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