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Deputy Speaker Osei-Owusu sacks Suhuyini from parliament

The opposition Member of Parliament for Tamale North, Alhassan Suhuyini, was ordered to leave the floor of parliament on Wednesday, 6 February 2019 by First Deputy Speaker, Joseph Osei-Owusu. Accra100.5FM’s parliamentary correspondent, Richard Appiah Sarpong, who was in parliament when the incident happened, reported that Alhassan Suhuyini was disrupting proceedings of the house after the Majority side had moved a ...

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‘I didn’t intend to slight Persons with Disabilities’ – Nana Addo apologises

President Nana Akufo-Addo has apologised to Persons with Disabilities for what some have described as insensitive comments he made about visually and hearing impaired persons. At the NPP rally in the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, President Akufo-Addo hailed his government’s performances saying only the blind and deaf could ignore its fulfilled promises. But in a statement on his Facebook page, ...

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‘You’re hypocrites; you think NPP’ll be in power forever’ – Mahama jabs ‘some’ opinion leaders

Former President John Dramani Mahama has described “some” opinion leaders in the country as hypocrites. According to him, those “hypocritical” opinion leaders only find their voices of condemnation of certain events in the country when those things happen under an administration of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), but go silent when similar things happen under the administration of ...

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Visa sanctions: US action without justification – Gov’t

Government says allegations of non-cooperation by the US government over the deportation of some Ghanaians leading to visa sanction on Ghana are unfounded. According to the Foreign Affairs Ministry, it has always cooperated and engaged the US authorities in processing and removal of Ghanaians from the US. In a statement released on Friday, the Ministry said it has noted, “with ...

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Ayawaso by-election: NDC allegations baseless – EC

The Electoral Commission has described as baseless and unfortunate allegations by the National Democratic Congress that the voters register for the Ayawaso Wuogon by-election is bloated. The opposition party has also criticised the leadership of the EC Chairperson Jean Mensa, saying she may jeopardize the credibility of the election. The NDC claims the EC has not provided a credible register ...

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Ghana hit with US visa sanctions over non-cooperation in deportation of Ghanaians

Ghana has been hit with visa sanctions by the United States of America for its purported lack of cooperation in accepting Ghanaians deported from the US. The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, has ordered embassy officers in Ghana to implement the visa restrictions on certain categories of visa applicants, according to a US Department of Homeland Security statement. The ...

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‘Security men’ stormed NDC candidate’s house to fish out Azorka Boys – NPP justifies

Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Yaw Buabeng Asamoah, has justified the decision by some armed men to storm the house of the National Democratic Congress candidate for the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election leading to firing of gunshots. Some heavily armed masked men invaded Delali Kwasi Brempong’s house behind the La Bawaleshie Presbyterian Basic 1 School which was ...

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Charge sheet against former MASLOC Boss Sedina Tamakloe

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE CRIMINAL DIVISION ACCRA – A.D. 2019 Case No. THE REPUBLIC VRS 1. SEDINA CHRISTINE TAMAKLOE ATTIONU 2. DANIEL AXIM Count One Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu, on or about 28th ...

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Former MASLOC CEO Sedinam charged with 80 counts of stealing, causing financial loss

Former Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu, and the former Operations Manager of MASLOC, Daniel Axim, have been charged by the State with eighty (80) counts of Stealing, Causing Financial Loss to the State, Causing Loss to Public Property, Improper Payment of Public Funds, Unauthorised Commitment Resulting in Financial Obligation for ...

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