Politics

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, […]

Kennedy Agyapong
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Ken Agyapong exposes Agric Minister on jobs created

It appears the controversy over the number of jobs allegedly created by government in 2017 will not be allowed to die off, mynewsgh.com can report. The latest to stir the issue again is Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Honourable Kennedy Agyapong, who has previously questioned a 745,000 Agric sector […]

Martin Amidu, Special Prosecutor nominee
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Martin Amidu unanimously approved as Special Prosecutor

Special Prosecutor nominee Martin Amidu has received an overwhelming endorsement from Parliament’s Appointments Committee, Myjoyonline.com has learnt. In a crucial make or break meeting minutes after the nine-hour-long vetting Tuesday, all the members of the Committee unanimously supported the former Attorney-General’s approval as the first Special Prosecutor. Confirming the decision […]

Martin Amidu
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NDC MP sues Amidu, AG over Special Prosecutor job

A former deputy Attorney General Dr. Dominic Ayine has sued the State challenging the eligibility of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor nominee due to his age. Mr Amidu, who is the second defendant, is due to be vetted Tuesday, February 13, 2018, by Parliament. Dr. Ayine, who is the […]

Ghana Police
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Police kill 2 in Atwima-Foase over new district capital

At least 2 people have been killed in Atwima-Foase in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti Region following a misunderstanding over the siting of a new district capital. The two were allegedly shot to death by personnel from the Buffalo Unit of the Ghana Police Service who were dispatched […]

Sulemana Alhassan with Nana Akufo Addo
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Akufo-Addo suspends Upper West regional minister

President Nana Akufo-Addo has suspended the Upper West regional minister following reports of political vigilantism in the region. Sulemana Alhassan is alleged to have instructed the release of some NPP thugs who were arrested after they attacked some officers of the Upper West National Disaster Management Organisation. He has denied […]

Guantanamo Bay detainees
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Gitmo 2 to remain in Ghana as refugees – Government decides

The two ex-inmates of Guantanamo Bay who are currently in Ghana have become Ghana’s responsibility and will not return to their country, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has said. She disclosed this to parliament on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. Ms Botchwey told parliament that: “No exit arrangements were […]

Vice-President Dr Bawumia
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Ken Agyapong prevented from seeing Bawumia amid suspicion of poisoning

The conspiratorial posturing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government over the sudden illness of Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has taken a turn for the spooky as high-ups of the ruling party are spotted prowling around the London hospital in which Dr. Bawumia is on admission. With the precincts of […]

Guantanamo Bay detainees
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GITMO 2 will know their fate when Parliament resumes – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo says the fate of the two Guantanamo Bay detainees in Ghana will be determined by Parliament when the House reconvenes from recess. He said he is fully aware that a decision has to be made on the fate of the two, Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid […]