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National Communications Authority
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NCA shuts down three more pro-NDC radio stations

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has closed down three more radio stations in an exercise it began last Thursday. Nananom FM, said to be owned by Asutifi South Member of Parliament and a former Works and Housing Minister Collins Dauda, Genesis FM, owned by NDC stalwart and 2-time Council of […]

Rockson Bukari
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Minister of State at the presidency resigns over bribery allegation

Minister of State at the Office of the President, Rockson Bukari has resigned from his position, days after he was caught on a leaked tape attempting to bribe a journalist to ‘kill’ a story. According to a statement from the presidency, Mr Bukari’s tendered in his resignation letter to President […]

Dr Bosmman Asare, a deputy EC Chair
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Ghanaians debate on who should vote under ROPAA

Participants drawn from various sectors in a consultative meeting on the implementation of the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA) in Tamale, the northern regional capital, have raised varied concerns about the modalities of determining the eligibility of Ghanaian citizens abroad to take part in the exercise. While some […]

Ms Shirley Ayorkor, Foreign Affairs Minister
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Three Ghanaian diplomats in US suspended for misappropriating funds

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sanctioned three officers stationed at the Ghana Mission in New York in the US, for misappropriating funds. Their actions caused a revenue loss of over two thousand dollars to the Consulate. According to the sector Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, the officials were cited for […]

Ms Charlotte Osei
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U.S. captures Charlotte Osei’s dismissal in human rights report

The sacking of a Chairperson of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei as well as the country’s undesirable prison conditions and attacks on journalists have been captured in the 2019 Human Rights Report by the United States of America. The report, which was presented to the U.S. Secretary of […]

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
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Ghana’s 2019 State of the Nation Address

Mr Speaker, I am glad to be here with you again in this august House, the Parliament of our Republic, to perform, for the third time, the pleasant duty of fulfilling my constitutional obligation, by giving Honourable Members and the Ghanaian people a message on the state of the nation. […]

Former President John Mahama meets diplomats
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Mahama acted appropriately by meeting with Diplomats – Agyenim-Boateng

Mr. James Agyenim-Boateng, Spokesperson for the John Mahama 2020 campaign, has reacted to Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo’s condemnation of former President John Dramani Mahama for taking the matter of the violence that attended the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election to diplomatic corridors. In a statement he issued Friday, Agyenim-Boateng found it […]

Kwadwo Oppong Nkrumah, Information Minister
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‘Mahama peddled falsehood to diplomats’- Information Minister

The government has accused former President John Dramani Mahama of using falsehood to undermine the authority of the state in the eyes of the international community. Mr Mahama on Wednesday, February 13 hosted diplomats and showed them videos and pictures of alleged violence which occurred during the Ayawaso West Wuogon […]

Ambrose Derry, Interior Minister
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Ayawaso West Wuogon violence: Vehicles used by masked men not from Police – Interior Minister

Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery has told the Emile Short Commission probing the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence that the vehicle used by the masked security men did not belong to the Police Service. According to him, in his interaction with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), he came to understand […]

Daniel Asiedu(R) and Vincent Bosso (L)
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Daniel Asiedu insists NPP men contracted him to kill JB Danquah

The prime suspect in the murder of the late Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency, Daniel Asiedu, has for the second time accused some elements within the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) of contracting him to kill JB Danquah Adu. He told an Accra Magistrate Court on Wednesday that […]