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Politics

Blame Nana/Bawumia for Ghana’s woes, not COVID-19 – Ato Forson

Nana and Bawumia

A Ranking Member on the Finance Committee of Parliament, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson, has bemoaned the deteriorated state of Ghana’s economy which he says has led to extreme suffering among the Ghanaian populace. According to him, the current deplorable state of the economy is a result of mismanagement by the …

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Parliament’s Privileges Committee to meet today over report against Kennedy Agyapong

Kennedy Agyapong

The Privileges Committee of Parliament is expected to hold a crucial meeting today [Monday, July 26, 2021], to fashion out modalities for its enquiry into alleged misconduct by Assin Central Member, Kennedy Agyapong. The outspoken MP is said to have threatened the life of a journalist, Erastus Asare Donkor, following …

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Ofori-Atta’s response on Nana Addo’s foreign trips ‘contemptuous and insulting’ – Ablakwa

OKUDZETO

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, is appalled by the Finance Minister’s response to questions posed to him in Parliament on the cost of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s foreign trips. Answering questions on the floor of Parliament from the North Tongu MP, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, said the Minister …

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Finance Minister to account for Akufo-Addo’s recent foreign trips on Wednesday

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is expected to brief Parliament on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, about the cost of President Akufo-Addo’s recent trips to Europe and South Africa. This was disclosed by the Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Okudzeto Ablakwa, who filed two urgent questions on the use of …

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Hundreds campaign for removal of Kennedy Agyapong

Hundreds of Ghanaians are massing signatories for an online petition to Parliament for the removal of the Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP) as Defence and Interior Committee Chairman for threatening the life of a journalist. Kennedy Agyapong, on Friday, July 9, was reported to have verbally abused and threatened to …

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Government must stop facilitating MPs car loans; we must do it ourselves – Ablakwa

mp for north tongu

The North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has called on his fellow MPs to oppose the practice where government facilitates loans for MPs to purchase vehicles. Instead of government facilitating the loans, he said MPs should be able to secure their private loans just like anyone else. “If the executive …

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Allowances for presidential spouses already covered under Presidency budget – Mahama

Former President, John Dramani Mahama, says allowances for the spouses of Presidents and Vice Presidents, are already provided for under the budget of the Office of the President. In a statement responding to the debate on the recommended emoluments for allowances for the spouses of Presidents and Vice Presidents, Mr. Mahama explained that …

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‘March for justice’ demo: NDC youth petitions Nana Addo, parliament over ‘growing insecurity’

The protesting youth of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, submitted a petition to the presidency after their ‘March for Justice’ demonstration. The National Youth Organizer of the party, George Opare Addo, led some members of the party to present the petition at the seat …

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Join our ‘march for justice’ demo – NDC to #FixTheCountry protesters

NDC

The youth wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is calling on the #FixTheCountry movement to join their ‘march for justice’ demonstration slated for Tuesday, July 6, 2021. This comes after the Ghana Police Service promised to give the NDC protesters protection for the scheduled demonstration. The police had earlier …

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Good news for NDC as Police make U-turn on planned demo

The Ghana Police Service has given the greenlight for the youth wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to embark on their “March for Justice” demo. The massive demonstration was scheduled for Tuesday, July, 6, 2021. According to the party, the protest is to demand justice for all persons killed and …

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