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Alban Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament
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MPs spend average of GHC2m during campaigns – Bagbin

A Parliamentary aspirant seeking to enter the legislature in Ghana should be prepared to cough a little over GHC2million for campaigns and other overhead costs. The longest-serving lawmaker in Ghana’s parliament and Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, who made the shocking disclosure, noted that ‘moneycracy’ is gradually taking […]

President Nana Akufo-Addo and the National Patriotic Party (NPP) is working on strengthening economic stability in Ghana
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Ghana: No longer an African role model?

For many years, Ghana has been seen as a role model on the African continent. But the country’s development has been floundering as of late. A recent study conducted by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation reveals a slowdown. Only a few years ago, cars constantly got stuck in traffic jams at […]

President Akufo-Addo
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Educational Reforms Would Strengthen Study of Science

Government is geared at enrolling more science students in the country’s educational system to achieve its target of 60 percent science inclined students in technical institutions nationwide, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. Thus, as part of the educational reforms being undertaken by his government, the President has directed […]

President Akufo-Addo
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Hard Work And Discipline Makes Useful And Valuable Citizens – President

Stakeholders in the educational sector must instill the virtues of hard work and discipline in school-going children to ensure they become useful and valuable citizens of Ghana, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.  However, for this to materialise, “it is essential that key players in the education sector, school […]

Dr Bawumia, Vice President
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‘Ghana Post’s GPS More Advanced Than US, UK Systems’

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says features of the recently launched Ghana Post GPS make it more efficient and robust than what exists in the United States and the United Kingdom. The system, which digitally identifies all addresses in the country, has received criticism from some Ghanaians including former President, […]

Ghana Parliament
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Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill finally passed

Parliament has passed the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill after its third reading. The Bill was passed amid debate over whether the Special Prosecutor should be immune from prosecution. The setting up of the office of the Special Prosecutor was one of the key campaign promises made by President […]

Dan Botwe, Minister for Regional Re-Organization and Development
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Referendum on new regions to cost GH¢932m

The referendum on the proposed creation of four additional regions is estimated to cost the country around GH¢932 million. The amount is expected to be set aside in the 2018 Budget and Economic Policy Statement of the government due to be presented to Parliament on Wednesday. It is not clear […]

Major Mahama
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Parliament approves Major Mahama Memorial Trust Fund Bill

Parliament on Thursday gave the legal backing for the establishment of a fund to cater for the wife and two children of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama with the passage of the Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill, 2017. Major Mahama, an officer of the 5th Infantry Battalion of the Ghana Armed […]

Mustapha Hamid, Information Minister
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Akufo-Addo won’t sack Ayisi-Boateng – Information Minister

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has accepted the apology rendered by Mr George Ayisi-Boateng, Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, has revealed. Mr Ayisi-Boatneg was heavily criticised by the public, especially the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and its Members of Parliaments, for stating that […]

President Akufo- Addo with National House of Chiefs
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I will arrest vigilantism – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured Ghanaians that he will do everything in his power to arrest the new phenomenon of vigilantism. Addressing a meeting of the National House of Chiefs on Monday, 6th November, 2017, President Akufo-Addo stated that “I will not walk the […]