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Mahama wades into EC chair brouhaha

Says Ghana’s democratic credentials being eroded BY MOHAMMED AWAL  FORMER PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama has said the nomination of Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensa to the vacant position of the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) is “regrettable.” He said the nomination has the potential to “erode Ghana’s democratic credentials” in a …

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Gborbu Wulomo not overlord of GaDangme — Numo Blafo III

BY PHILIP ANTOH | philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE PRESIDENT of the GaDangme Council of Wulomei (Chief Priest), Numo Blafo III has debunked the assertion made by some principal elders of the Nungua Traditional Council that Gborbu Wulomo is the ‘Overlord of the GaDangme State.’ Numo Blafo said among the Wulomei, there is no …

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Opuni trial: Lawyers take on CRIG boss over alleged deceit

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH |  muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh LAWYERS FOR Dr Stephen Kwabena Opuni, a former Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) have descended on the Executive Director of the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), Dr Franklin Manu Amoah and accused him of deceit. Dr Amoah, who had given evidence as …

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New EC boss is pro-NPP — Says NDC

BY JONATHAN ADJEI THE MAIN opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has contested the nomination of the Head of Policy Think Tank, the Institute for Economic Affairs, Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensa as new Electoral Commission (EC) chairperson. A statement issued by the NDC and signed by the General Secretary, Mr Johnson Asiedu …

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School feeding kitchen angers residents

As caterer cooks in dusty structure for over 300 pupils BY PHILIP ANTOH  |  philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE HEAD TEACHER, teachers and pupils of Ayikuma M/A Basic School in the Ga South Municipality in the Greater Accra Region are counting on the benevolence of corporate Ghana to construct a fitting kitchen for the …

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Akufo-Addo Delivering Hell – Ato Forson

The Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Casiel Ato Forson says the Akufo-Addo led administration is delivering hell to Ghanaians contrary to the juicy promises made prior to the 2016 elections. According to him, Akufo-Addo’s key promise of moving Ghana’s economy from taxation to production has completely failed to materialise. “We heard …

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PRESS RELEASE BY COALITION OF NATIONAL WOMEN ORGANISERS OF GHANA ON THE DISMISSAL OF MAD. CHARLOTTE OSEI, THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF GHANA AND HER TWO DEPUTIES AND MATTERS ARISING

The CONWOG has learnt with much disdain the dismissal of Mad. Charlotte Osei and her two deputies one of whom is also a woman from the top echelons of the Electoral Commission of Ghana by the President of the land His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo on Thursday June …

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NDC and NPP operate like Mafia clans – Dr Yao Graham

BY ELIKEM PRINCE AKOENYENU THE EXECUTIVE Director of Third World Network has stated that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) perform their functions when in government like ‘mafia’ clans. According to Dr Yao Graham, there is lack of political claim and political legitimacy; therefore they …

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‘Who Watches The Watchman’: Apologise or I sue – Retd Prosecutor to Ken Agyepong

BY KWAME ACHEAMPONG RETIRED PUBLIC Prosecutor Ellen C. Kwawukume has asked the Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Mr Kennedy Agyepong, to apologise for impugning her reputation in his ‘Who Watches the Watchman’ video or face a suit. According to her, the MP unfairly edited the said video to create the …

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I’m focused on my job – Anas reacts to ‘distractions’ after Number 12 expose’

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh ACE INVESTIGATIVE journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has said an attempt by outspoken Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin-North Constituency, Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, to denigrate his reputation would hit the rock. The renowned journalist described the maverick politician as a talker with no substance in his …

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