Politics

Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo
Politics

Supreme Court gives AG 7 days to respond to Ghana-US military agreement suit

The Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo to file her written response to the suit challenging Ghana’s defense cooperation agreement with the United States of America in seven days. Ghana’s defence agreement with the US is to allow US military and civilian personnel access to certain facilities […]

Former President John Rawlings
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Rawlings apologizes to Kuffour and Mahama

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has apologized for comments he passed of his colleague ex-Presidents J.A. Kufuor and John Mahama. Rawlings at a meeting with chiefs and elders from Mepe in the Volta Region last week used unpalatable words against the two former presidents. Rawlings, who has been critical of […]

Afrifa Yamoah Ponko, Former MCE of Ejisu
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All politicians are thieves, I’m one of them – Yamoah Ponkoh

Former Municipal Chief Executive for Ejisu, Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh has claimed ‘all politicians are thieves’, including himself. According to the outspoken firebrand of the main opposition National Democratic Congress, it will be a big mistake for anyone to assume that some politicians are honestly incorruptible. Yamoah Ponkoh was speaking to […]

Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General
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Gov’t appeals to Supreme Court to Nullify High Court ruling on Exton Cubic

The Attorney General has filed a writ at the Supreme Court asking the justices to quash a decision by the High Court in a case involving mining company Exton Cubic and the state. The writ filed ex-parte (one party application) by the Deputy Attorney General Godfred Dame says the ruling […]

Ghana Parliament
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Parliament reconvenes to work on 49 bills including RTI

A total of 49 bills are expected to be laid in the next session of parliament which begins Tuesday, May 15. Among the bills to be laid is the Right to Information Bill which was laid under the certificate of urgency in the last session but was later withdrawn on […]

Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan
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Suspended Upper West Regional Minister reinstated

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reinstated the Upper West Regional Minister, Alhassan Suleman. Mr Suleman was suspended following an attack on the Upper West Regional Office of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in Wa on January 31, 2018. A statement signed by the Director of Communications at the […]

Kofi Adams, NDC National Organizer
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NDC to defend Opuni in corruption case – Kofi Adams

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will rally behind former COCOBOD boss, Dr. Stephen Kwabena Opuni who is facing charges for causing financial loss to the state, the NDC National Organiser has said. Describing the charges against Dr Opuni as made-up, Kofi Adams said NDC executives and farmers whose lives have […]

Joseph Osei-Owusu, First Deputy Speaker of Parliament
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Deputy Speaker under fire over his shoot-to-kill advocacy

Deputy Speaker of Parliament has courted the anger of some members of the house with his controversial shoot-to-kill advocacy against illegal miners. Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, Inusah Fuseini said the remark by Joe Osei Owusu was not only reckless but a dent on the reputation of Parliament. While […]

Nii Lante Vanderpuye, MP Odododiodio
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NDC will free Abuga Pele if we win 2020 polls – Nii Lante

Member of Parliament (MP) for Odododiodio, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has indicated the resolve of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to win the general elections in 2020 and ensure the release of former fellow NDC MP, Abuga Pele. Mr. Vanderpuye stressed the NDC’s morale remains high ahead of the 2020 […]

Ghana dropped to 81st in latest CPI ranking
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Corruption: Ghana records worst performance in six years

Ghana has recorded its worst performance in the last six years in its fight against corruption, the latest corruption perception index (CPI) has revealed. The country dropped three points from its 2016 score of 43 to 40 in 2017 and ranked 81 out of the total of 180 countries. Cumulatively, […]