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Resign or face our wrath – NDC MPs to Ken Ofori-Atta

THE MINORITY National Democratic Congress (NDC) Caucus in Parliament is calling on the Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta to immediately resign his post for grossly breaching the Constitution and the Public Financial Management Act in the US$ 2.25 billion bond he issued in 2017. In their view, since there were …

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Prez Akufo-Addo mourns Hugh Masakela

I HAD to come, and came from the AU Summit in Addis Ababa on my way back home to Accra, so I could express my condolences to Barbara and his family in person. Coming here, it was difficult to believe the news. But being here, at this service, it is …

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Akwaaba Hotels wasteful to the tourism sector – IMANI

POLICY THINK-TANK, IMANI Ghana, has expressed reservations about a new project the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is planning to undertake. The sector minister, Catherine Afeku, at an interaction with the press on  January 29, 2018 hinted that her ministry would be building hotels to provide affordable accommodation to …

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Hugh Masekela is my family member – Akufo-Addo

PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has eulogised the late legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, describing as a “member of my family.” “My wife Rebecca, my sister Mamaa, her daughter Khadija, my brother Bumpty, his wife Irene, our mutual friend Sabah Bedwei Majdoub, Joe Ampah, his widow Rosalind, and the talented …

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Woyome shot down

A THREE-MEMBER panel of Supreme Court judges chaired by Justice William Atuguba yesterday unanimously dismissed the application by Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome which prayed the court to reverse orders made by single judge, Justice Ampah Benin. Justice Benin, who is presiding over the oral examination of Mr Woyome, in June …

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Mahama picks NDC card

Former president John Dramani Mahama has picked up his new National Democratic Congress (NDC) membership card. Mahama was in his hometown Bole in the Northern region on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 to take part in the ongoing registration as the major opposition party restructure to return to power. He was …

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US to Help Address Youth Unemployment in N/R

The United State government will make huge investment on cash crop farming to attract the youth into cultivation, as part of commitment to help address alarming youth unemployment in the Northern Region, Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P Jackson has revealed. Ambassador Jackson added that the US will also continue to …

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DVLA, EPA, 11 others to go off Gov’t Payroll

About 13 state institutions will soon be weaned off the Government Payroll, the Chief Executive Officer of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), Dr. Edward Kwarpong has stated. The move, according to him, will lead to government checking its wage bill which currently absorbs about 50% of revenues collected. …

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Martin Amidu to be vetted February 13

he Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu will be vetted by Parliament’s Appointment Committee on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The former Attorney General and Minister for Justice was nominated by President Akufo-Addo as the First ever Special Prosecutor in January this year. Mr. Amidu, has earned the nickname ‘Citizen Vigilante’ for …

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DAILY HERITAGE report: Minister orders Registrar to lift ban on names

THE MINISTER for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, has directed the Acting Registrar of the Births and Deaths Registry Mr John Agbeko to, as a matter of urgency, lift the ban placed on the registration of names such as Nii, Naa, Nana, Junior and Senior. The directive …

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