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Jomoro DCE nominee rejected once again

President Akuffo Addo’s choice of District Chief Executive for Jomoro Eric Muah has once again been rejected. Eric Muah failed to secure two thirds of the needed votes when voting ended on Wednesday. He had 26 yes and 22 no votes. The voting pattern appears to be almost the same …

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Remain calm – NPP members urged

Members of the governing New Patriotic Party have been urged to remain calm and resolute as Nana Addo and his government put forward its development plans for the country. It has been some six months since the NPP government took over political power from the NDC. Then Presidential Candidate Nana …

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Sophia Akuffo approved as Ghana’s new Chief Justice

Parliament today [Monday], approved the nomination of Justice Sophia Akuffo for the position of Chief Justice of Ghana. She becomes the 13th Chief Justice in the position, and the second female after the immediate past Chief Justice, Georgina Wood. The approval followed the favourable recommendation of the Appointments Committee of …

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Parliament must monitor public finances effectively – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has bemoaned the inability of Parliament to exercise effective oversight over the Executive arm of government, stressing that Parliament should be able to exercise full authority over public finances. “I belong to the group that feels strongly that our Parliament should be able to exercise full authority over …

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Parliament moves date for Sophia Akuffo vetting forward

Parliament has set Friday, June 16 to vet nominee for Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo, instead of previously scheduled date of Monday, June 19, Second Deputy Speaker, Joseph Osei-Owusu, has said. At a presser on Tuesday, Chairman of the Appointments Committee Joseph Osei-Owusu said the committee considered a number of …

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No minutes, No meeting – Shama Assemblymen demand

An emergency general assembly meeting called by the Shama District Chief Executive Joseph Amoah has been suspended indefinitely following agitation by members of the assembly over the unavailability of documents on minutes of previous meetings. They say the practice has been recurring and they can no longer entertain it. The …

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Otiko, others directed to resign from party positions

The National Council of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), has directed all party officials serving in government to resign as soon as possible. The Council which was the second highest decision making of the party said combining party work and government work is not the best. The decision was …

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President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For 400MW Bridge Power Project

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for the commencement of construction of the 400-MegaWatt Bridge Power project, the world’s largest LPG-fired power plant.At the ground-breaking ceremony, at Tema, on Thursday, 27th April, 2017, President Akufo-Addo noted that the $1 billion project is consistent …

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Nana Addo names Municipal, District Chief Executives

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has released the list of all 212 Municipal and District Chief Executives. Announcing the appointments on Wednesday, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama said the appointees are expected to be approved by the Assemblies in the coming days and weeks …

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Why Prez Akufo-Addo met the three former presidents

Deputy Minister of information, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has revealed that the President’s meeting with former Presidents John Agyekum Kufuor, Jerry John Rawlings and John Dramani Mahama was to enable him solicit for three’s active involvement in his administration, and aslo to harness their rich experience for the betterment of …

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When the 3 Johns met Akufo-Addo (Photos)

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged to hold further meetings with Ghana’s three former heads of state following a foremost meeting at the Flagstaff House Tuesday. The purpose of the meeting was to seek the views of former Presidents Jerry John Rawlings, John Agyekum Kufuor and John Dramani Mahama …

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Why NDC lost 2016 – Mahama speaks

Former President John Mahama says he is taking the blame for the massive defeat suffered by the National Democratic Congress (NDC), which he led, in the 2016 general election, if that will satisfy those apportioning blame over who actually caused the party’s defeat. “Of course, as the general who led …

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Retraction: NIC workers want director fired for mismanagement

This is to retract an earlier publication by citifmonline.com with the headline; “NIC workers want director fired for mismanagement.” We acknowledge that, the publication, in which supposed workers of the NIC made allegations of fraud and mismanagement against the Commissioner of the NIC, Lydia Lariba Bawa, are completely untrue, and …

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We didn’t betray Delta Force – Ashanti NPP

The Ashanti Regional General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic (NPP) Party Sam Pyne has refuted claims that the party arranged to protect the 13 members of the vigilante group, Delta Force who were held for causing confusion at the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council. A member of the group Ernest …

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Gunshot at NDC meeting

The agitations marring the hearing of the fact-finding committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) took a very nasty turn on Wednesday, as its sitting at Kawudi in Accra reportedly ended up with a gunshot. A supporter of former Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso North, Dr. Mustapha Ahmed, was …

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Why Suhuyini was angry at Napo in Parliament last Thursday

The Member of Parliament for Tamale North, Mr Alhassan Suhuyini has explained his involvement in the circumstances that led to chaos in the chamber of Parliament last Thursday. According to him, his colleague lawmakers for Manhyia South, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, and Ablekuma West, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, rained insults on …

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