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Tony Aidoo reveals why he stopped attending NDC congresses

Ghana’s former Ambassador to the Netherlands, Dr. Tony Aidoo has disclosed why he stopped patronising congresses organised by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) detailing how the party has lost focus over the years. According to him, his decision to ditch NDC congresses is because they never hold discussions on significant issues and policies that will improve the party but rather ...

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General Secretary of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has called the bluff of the chairman of the Audit Service Board, Professor Edward Duah Agyeman who has threatened to sue him over claims he [Aseidu Nketia] made against his character. Mr Nketia at a press conference on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 attacked the character of Prof ...

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Kennedy Agyapong names groups impeding Ghana’s progress

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has outlined the groups of people impeding Ghana’s progress per his estimation. In a pour out of what appears to be his frustration on Ghana’s lack of forward-match, the legislator said the attitudes of politicians, clergy, journalists and chiefs towards work and corruption is hindering the progress in the country. “There are ...

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Otumfuo’s Chief Priest performs rituals as traders complain of low patronage

The Chief Priest of Asantehene Baffour Sumankwahene Asare Ababio on Sunday stormed racecourse market in the Kumasi metropolis to perform rituals for River Subin following traders complaints of low patronage of their goods. It will be recalled that the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly(KMA) on November 6, 2017, embarked on decongestion exercise to relocate traders and transport operators from unauthorized places to ...

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New Land Law to tackle landguards menace – Deputy Lands Minister

A proposed Lands bill, which is before the Lands and Forestry Committee of Parliament, has prescribed new sanctions for landguards who terrorise landowners in major cities and towns of the country, Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Benito Owusu-Bio, has revealed. “[With the proposed Land bill] we have even gone to the extent of bringing in and defining people ...

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Giving 500,000 extra students free education not senseless – Oppong-Nkrumah chides Mahama

Information Minister-designate, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has taken a swipe at former President John Mahama for repeatedly questioning the ‘sense’ in the implementation of the Free Senior High School and double track programs. Government rolled out the Free SHS policy in September 2017 in fulfilment of its campaign promise in the build to the 2016 general election. A year after its implementation, ...

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Akuffo-Addo Declares 2019 Diasporan Return Year

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo last Friday officially proclaimed 2019 as the Year of Return for all Diasporan descendants of Africans who were captured and transported into the Americas as slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries. Titled, ‘Year of Return, Ghana 2019’, the proclamation was read at a ceremony at the United States National Press Club in Washington DC ...

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Government Transforming Lives With $1m Per Constituency – Hawa Koomson

Ms Mavis Hawa Koomson, Minister for Special Development Initiatives, has stated that Government was impacting lives under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) to improve livelihoods across the country. She said under the audacious IPEP policy initiative, the President was delivering on his promise to re-orient the national capital expenditure, to place focus on local constituency-specific needs to properly ...

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