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20/01/2018 05:22 PM
The President's Media Encounter Was Rushed--Ablakwa
The North Tongu Member of Parliament (MP) has accused president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of being ldquo;evasive rdquo; with his answers at the Wednesday rsquo;s media encounter. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said the president did not open up to the journalists at the Flagstaff House event on key issues affecting the country. Speaking to ...

20/01/2018 05:22 PM
Chiefs Tell Youth Opposing Oti Region To Go Write Their Own Petition If They Don't Support
Chiefs in the northern part of the Volta region have vowed to oppose any attempt by their counterparts in the south opposing a territorial split of the region. The chiefs of the south have filed a suit in an Accra High court challenging the Commission of Inquiry collecting views on the creation a new region expected to be named Oti region ...

20/01/2018 03:52 PM
JJ Hosts Vice President Of Liberia Boakai
Outgoing Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai and his wife, Katumu Yatta, paid a courtesy call on former President Jerry John Rawlings at his office in Accra on Thursday. Mr. Boakai, who contested the last presidential election and lost to incoming President George Weah, held fruitful discussions with the former president on the transiti ...

20/01/2018 02:19 PM
Akufo-Addo Being Unaware Of Youth Employment Data Unpardonable
The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress , Joseph Nii Ade Coker, has chided President Akufo-Addo over his confession that he did not readily have statistics on the number jobs his government has created. According to him, the President cannot be commended simply because he admitted the truth, when i ...

20/01/2018 02:14 PM
Speaker Becomes Acting President Of Ghana As Akufo-Addo Flies To Liberia
Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon Prof. Mike Ocquaye is expected to be sworn in as President following an expected absence of President Nana Akufo-Addo and the current absence of the Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to leave the country for Liberia Sunday while the Vice-President is already in the UK undergo ...

20/01/2018 08:42 AM
Sekyere-Kumawu To Get Fertilizer Factory
The Sekyere-Kumawu District Assembly is making giant steps towards the construction of a waste-to-fertilizer factory at Kumawu. It has already signed a deal with Chinese Company, 39;Tian Yang Industry and Trade 39;, on build, operate and transfer basis. Mr. Samuel Addae Agyekum, the District Chief Executive (DCE), told the Ghana New ...

20/01/2018 08:24 AM
Government Moves To Resource NCCE
The Ningo Prampram District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has asked government to commit more resources to the Commission to enable it fulfil its constitutional mandate. 39;The government should consider the NCCE as an important institution because we have the constitutional mandate to educate the people ...

20/01/2018 08:06 AM
'Shithole' Comment, Bitter Truth African Leaders Must Accept
African leaders have been urged to accept the comment by the United States President, Donald Trump, describing Africa as a shithole as the bitter truth which should propel them to do more to change the African situation. Dr Kwebena Sarfo Sarfo-Kantankah, a Political Analyst, who made the call said the comment should encouraged African l ...

20/01/2018 08:05 AM
IDEG Wants Public Sector Constitutional Reforms
Professor Atsu Ayee, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) has called for a constitutional and legal reform in the public sector to address deficit in the composition, size and different nomenclatures of its organisation. Prof Ayee, who is also a Senior Lecturer, University of Ghana, described the categories of ...

20/01/2018 07:45 AM
Give Credit To Mahama Over Reviewed Power Contracts
The Minority in Parliament has faulted the President, Nana Akufo-Addo, for failing to acknowledge the role of the Mahama administration in the review of some 24 power purchase agreements . The President at the media encounter indicated that, government had made savings of about GHc7 billion from the review of the said agreem ...

20/01/2018 02:04 AM
Kwahu South Failed In Their Quest To Elect Presiding Member
The Kwahu South District Assembly for the second time has failed to elect a Presiding Member (PM) to preside over the assembly 39;s meetings after three rounds of voting. None of the two contestants failed to obtain the two thirds votes required at the second ordinary meeting of the Assembly held at Mpraeso. The two contestants, Mr Frank Ofo ...

20/01/2018 01:12 AM
Letters Of Credentials Of Two Envoys Presented To The President
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday received the letters credentials of the new Japanese and Nigerien envoys to Ghana. The two ambassadors are Mr Tsutomu Himeno from Japan and Mr Alhousseini Ousmane of Niger. At separate ceremonies at the Flagstaff House in Accra, President Akufo-Addo stressed Ghana 39;s dedication to st ...

20/01/2018 12:03 AM
Lawyer Raises Concerns Over ‘Partisan Appointments’ To Governing Boards
Renowned lawyer, Professor Kwasi Prempeh, has expressed concerns about the appointment of persons to Governing Boards of state institutions based on political affiliations. According to him, given the important roles these Boards play in the effective running of these state institutions, it was imperative that appointments to such positio ...