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Akufo-Addo sworn-in as Ghana’s President for second term

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been sworn-in as the President of the Republic of Ghana to begin his second term in office. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the forecourt of the Parliament House Thursday afternoon. Akufo-Addo won the December elections with over 51 per cent of total valid votes …

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Osei Wusu elected 1st dep Speaker, Fomena MP is 2nd dep Speaker

Ghana’s Parliament after a long night of drama has by consensus retained Joe Osei Wusu as the 1st Deputy Speaker of Parliament. Both NDC and NPP MPs also by consensus have settled on Amoako Andrew Asiamah, the Independent Member of Parliament for the Fomena constituency as the 2nd Deputy Speaker of …

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NDC MPs boycott Akufo-Addo’s inauguration

Members of the NDC in Parliament have boycotted the investiture of President Akufo-Addo for his second term in office. It is unclear the exact basis for the boycott but the party’s Presidential candidate John Mahama is challenging the victory of Mr Akufo-Addo in court claiming electoral fraud. Mr. Akufo-Addo’s investiture …

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I’ll serve Parliament fairly – Bagbin

The newly elected Speaker of Ghana’s 8th Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has pledged to discharge his duties to Parliament and Ghanaians fairly and to the best of his ability. In an acceptance speech after his shocking victory, the former MP for Nadwoli-Kaleo thanked his party members and promised to uphold the …

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Investigate military invasion of Parliament – Mahama to MPs

Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on Parliament to investigate the military invasion of the House and exact appropriate sanctions. In a congratulatory message to Alban Bagbin on his election as the Speaker of the 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic, the flagbearer of the NDC in the 2020 …

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Educate yours wards on Covid protocols —Sunyani MCE Advises Parents

PARENTS AND guardians have been urged to educate their wards on the Covid protocols even before school reopens on Friday, January 15, 2021. The Municipal Chief Executive for Sunyani Municipal Assembly, Mrs Justina Owusu-Banahene, made the call on Thursday, January 7, 2021 during the mass disinfection of basic and senior …

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Biden to nominate Merrick Garland as attorney general

President-elect Joe Biden has decided to nominate Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general, people familiar with the matter tell CNN, a long-awaited decision that moved toward completion Wednesday as it became apparent that Democrats were on the brink of winning control of the Senate. The announcement of the attorney general, …

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Coronavirus variants and mutations: The science explained

The rapid spread of coronavirus variants has put the world on alert and triggered a new lockdown in the UK. What are these variants and why are they causing concern? All viruses naturally mutate over time, and Sars-CoV-2 is no exception. Since the virus was first identified a year ago, …

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Haruna bemoans ‘different set of laws’ for NDC in courts

MINORITY LEADER  Haruna Iddrisu has bemoaned what he describes as unfair set of rules applied in courts for Members of the NDC. It comes after a Cape Coast court granted an injunction against the NDC MP-elect for Assin North. “Mr Speaker I pray and look forward to a Ghana which does …

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Assin North: Court stops NDC MP-elect from being sworn-in

The Cape Coast High Court has granted an injunction against the Member of Parliament for Assin North James Gyekye Quayson restraining him from holding himself as NDC MP-elect for the constituency over dual citizenship. This follows a petition against the MP-elect by one Michael Ankoma-Nimfah, a mason and resident of …

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