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21/09/2017 08:27 PM
Akufo-Addo Urges World Leaders To Be Fair With Africa
The president of Ghana has called on world leaders to be courageous enough to undertake a massive reform of the United Nations in order to address imbalances in the global political systems. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the UN cannot reasonably purport to preach peace and fairness across the world when there are traces of unfairness a ...

21/09/2017 08:25 PM
Akufo-Addo's Full Speech At 72nd UN General Assembly
President Nana Akufo-Addo, says his government is working to grow Ghana rsquo;s economy and, thereby, open up opportunities for the progress and prosperity of all Ghanaians. Acknowledging that Ghana is nowhere near where she has to be, his administration is determined to realise fully the country rsquo;s potential and make Ghana a prosper ...

21/09/2017 05:04 PM
Akufo-Addo, 7 Others Hold Talks With President Trump
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, together with eight other African Heads of State, on Wednesday, 20th September, 2017, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations. The 8 Heads of ...

21/09/2017 10:12 AM
Akufo-Addo To Give Maiden Speech At UN General Assembly Today
President Nana Akufo-Addo will Thursday afternoon deliver his maiden speech to world leaders at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The President is expected to highlight several interventions being pursued by his government since he assumed the mantle of leadership, especially the Free Senior H ...

21/09/2017 10:04 AM
Founder's Day: Former President Mahama Eulogizes Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
Former President John Mahama believes that Ghana 39;s first president, Kwame Nkrumah founded Ghana and must be given the due recognition on his birthday, September 21. His posture comes at a time when the New Patriotic Party have cancelled the former government 39;s decision to celebrate September 21 as Founder rsquo;s Day and has rathe ...

21/09/2017 09:48 AM
Mahama Zooms In On Founders Day Brouahaha As He Pays Tribute To Nkrumah
Former President John Mahama has parried claims that Kwame Nkrumah is not the Founder of Ghana, stating that those making the claims are seeking to reverse history. ldquo;It remains a dark irony of our history that, the very political tradition which conspired to truncate his unparalleled vision on 24th February 1966, is today seeking to ...

21/09/2017 09:48 AM
PAC Goes In-Camera As It Sits On Malfeasance At The Judiciary
There was a media blackout at Wednesday rsquo;s Parliament Accounts Committee sitting as it considered the 2015 Auditor General 39;s Report on financial malfeasance in the judiciary. The reports highlighted how office complexes worth cent;1.2 million deteriorated after two years; how staff got over cent;92,000 in unearned salaries as w ...

21/09/2017 09:48 AM
Officials Pay Incognito Visits To Schools Over Possible Sabotage Of FREE SHS
Top government officials have paid an unannounced visit to some senior high schools over cases of possible sabotage of the Free SHS education policy. The visit was also to assess the performance of the programme, less than a week after it was rolled out. Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, accompanied by some officials of the Ghana Educa ...

21/09/2017 09:48 AM
Minority Threaten To Boycott Debate Over Possible Withdrawal Of AMERI Deal
The Minority members on the Mines and Energy Committee Parliament, will be boycotting deliberations on the urgent motion filed by the Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond, for the government to reverse its decision on the AMERI power agreement. ldquo;We the Minority Members of the Mines and Energy committee have decided, u ...

20/09/2017 11:45 PM
Koku Anyidoho - J. B. Danquah was a traitor to the struggle for Ghana’s Independence (Video)
The Deputy General-Secretary in charge of Administration for the National Democratic Congress has said that J. B. Danquah was a traitor to the struggle for Ghana rsquo;s Independence. Earlier this week, there was a release from the office of the president of Ghana Nana Akufo Addo to change the founders day celebration from Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkru ...