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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laid is the Right to Information Bill which was laid under the certificate of urgency in the last session but was later withdrawn on […]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, […]

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 […]