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Maj. Mahama trial adjourned again as juror ‘abandons’ panel

There was drama in court today [Monday], as one of the jurors selected to be part of a jury for the trial of those accused of the murder of Major Maxwell Mahama, pulled out of the panel. The juror, who was selected to complete the seven-member panel, begged the court …

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You can’t hold post in new MMDAs if you aren’t NPP – Commey

The Director of Operations at the Presidency Lord Commey has sworn to stop the appointment of individuals not affiliated to the ruling government in the newly created Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs). The Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has created 38 new MMDAs across the country, bringing the …

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There’s NPP headquarters at Jubilee House – Commey

The Director of Operations at the Presidency Lord Commey has revealed in an address to supporters of the governing New Patriotic party (NPP) that the party has its headquarters annex at the Jubilee House. “In the Jubilee House we have the NPP headquarters there,” stated Commey who is a former …

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God has ‘chosen’ me, I’ll make Ghana Africa’s Switzerland – Prof. Alabi

A presidential hopeful of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor Joshua Alabi, is convinced that he has been hand-picked by God to turn around the fortunes of Ghana and make it the Switzerland of Africa. Speaking on Eyewitness News’ Point Blank segment, Prof. Alabi said this reason, alongside his patriotism, gave him cause …

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Empower Regional Ministers; put them in Cabinet – Alabi

Former first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) and Flagbearer aspirant for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor Joshua Alabi has said that Regional Ministers need to be empowered and adequately resourced to carry out their mandate effectively. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Friday, Pro. Alabi believes …

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Tarkwa-Nsuaem MP sues party member for ‘insulting’ him on WhatsApp

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for the Tarkwa Nsuaem Constituency in the Western Region, George Mireku Duker, has sued a constituent, Kofi Nimako Danquah, over a conversation that took place on a pro-NPP WhatsApp group. The MP, who felt the conversation that ensued in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Constituency …

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Don’t Interfere in Branch Elections – NDC to Executives

The Eastern Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Bismark Tawiah Boateng has cautioned constituency, Regional and National Executives of the party as well as persons with ambitions to hold leadership positions in the party to desist from interfering in the ongoing branch election processes in the region. …

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Dev’t Authorities’ appointments “job for the boys” – IMANI

President of IMANI Ghana Franklin Cudjoe has described the Development Authorities’ appointments recently announced by President Akufo-Addo as “job for the boys”. The three Development Authorities – Coastal Development Authority, Middle Belt Development Authority, Northern Development Authority – are tasked with the implementation of the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme …

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Mahama ministers received double ex gratia too – Gary Nimako

Some former government appointees did not only receive double pay, they also took double ex gratia, a senior member of the NPP’s communications team has alleged. Mr. Gary Nimako Marfo said there was ample evidence backing his claim, evidence he said would be made public in the not too distant …

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Akufo-Addo In London For 25th C’wealth Heads Of Gov’t Meeting

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is in London for the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) on the theme “Towards a Common Future”. The 25th CHOGM, which will take place from today, April 16 to Friday, 20th April, 2018, will afford Heads of Government in the Commonwealth the opportunity …

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