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US ‘exposes’ NDC over Military base

The outgoing US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson, has stated that nothing untoward has happened in Ghana nearly four months after the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) went berserk and claimed that the Akufo-Addo administration was scheming to allow the US Government to establish a military base in the country. Addressing the media on Tuesday to highlight the key ...

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Privileges Committee recommends suspension/reprimand of Kennedy Agyapong

The Privileges Committee of Parliament has established contempt of Parliament against Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, the MP for Assin Central, and recommended that he should be suspended for the rest of the current Session or be reprimanded. “The Committee has carefully considered the matter in the light of the totality of the evidence gathered and in accordance with the provisions ...

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Parliament passes Bills for NHIL, GETFund levies

Parliament has passed the four tax amendments to reflect the reality of government policy as announced in Mid-Year Budget Review. The Bills are the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) Amendment Bill, The National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL) Amendment Bill, The Income Tax Amendment Bill and the Value Added Tax Amendment Bill. A final Bill, the Luxury Vehicle Levy Bill, is ...

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Mahama cries over salary after pocketing GH¢568,000

  The Office of former President John Dramani Mahama has once again activated cheap propaganda by claiming the current New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration has failed to pay Mr Mahama his monthly salaries since he left office. Persons close to the former President appear to be comfortably peddling falsehoods that Mr. Mahama, unlike other former presidents, has not received his ...

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Former SSNIT Boss, others to face court today

A former Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Ernest Thompson, will appear before a High Court today over the $140 million Operating Business Suite (OBS) contract during his tenure in office. Mr. Thompson is expected to be charged for causing financial loss to the state. He will appear in court with three other persons. They include ...

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