Politics

Julius Debrah approved 43 cars before transition team was formed

In the latest twist to the controversial purchase of 43 vehicles in the last week of the Mahama government, Citi News has sighted a letter signed by the then Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah authorizing the deal. This letter from the former Chief of Staff, Mr. Julius Debrah, was signed two days before then-President, John Mahama inaugurated the Presidential transition ...

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Sefa Kayi scolds ‘Mosquito’ over ‘irresponsible’ murder comment

Host of Peace FM’s flagship programme Kokrokoo, Kwami Sefa Kayi has condemned comments by the General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress Johnson Asiedu Nketia over the lynching of Captain Maxwell Mahama. Mr Asiedu Nketia in an interview with Asempa FM on Wednesday, noted the horrifying murder happened “under the direct supervision of President Akufo-Addo”. He stressed that since ...

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Mahama criticises Trump over ‘misinformed’ Climate Change decision

Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has lashed out at US President, Donald Trump over his decision to opt out of the Paris climate agreement signed by his predecessor Barack Obama. John Mahama in a series of tweets in reaction to America opting out on Thursday said Donald Trump’s decision was from a “truly misinformed position”. The Paris Agreement is to ...

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Chairman Wontumi to be honoured with Doctorate degree

Chairman Wontumi

The New Patriotic Party’s Ashanti regional Chairman, Bernard Antwi Bosiako has been nominated by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations member, Alliance Creativity Community Project International (ACCP) for the award of ‘outstanding performance and good work to humanity’. In a letter addressed to Chairman Wontumi, the organization also thanked the NPP Chairman for being nominated for such ...

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I’ll depoliticize prosecution of corrupt officials – Nana Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has promised to depoliticize prosecution of corrupt public officials in his government. The President indicated that government will create the “office of the special prosecutor which will not be a creature of the government, but an independent person who will have the power to decide who to prosecute” to successfully achieve this aim. While pledging to ensure ...

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Northern Region NPP polling station executives cry for jobs

Northern Region NPP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) coalition of polling station executives in the Northern Region has petitioned President Nana Akufo-Addo over their unemployment situation. According to the coalition, the Tamale Central, Tamale North, Tamale South and Sagnarigu constituency executives have so far been sidelined in the Akufo-Addo government. The coalition posited that some constituency executives who applied for Metropolitan, Municipal and ...

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State Attorney’s advice was ‘exceptional’ – Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu on Delta 8

Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has defended the Senior State Attorney who discontinued the trial of eight members of the pro-NPP vigilante group, Delta Force, describing her legal advice as “exceptional”. The eight were being tried for storming the Kumasi Circuit courtroom to harass the judge and other court officials, and forcibly freed 13 other members of the group that ...

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Corruption blocked Mahama govt from accessing $2.9bn donor fund -Osafo-Marfo

Osafo-Maafo

The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Marfo has disclosed that the erstwhile John Mahama administration was unable to access some grants and loans meant for development due to corruption and difficulties in sidestepping rules. According to him, an exercise he personally supervised revealed that the former government was unable to use about 2.9 billion dollars given by donor countries and organisations for ...

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NPP orders Otiko, Ashietey, Amewu, others to resign from party posts

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The National Council of the New Patriotic Party has ordered all party executives serving in the Akufo-Addo government to step down from their party positions with immediate effect. The decision, taken at a special meeting Wednesday night which was attended by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is directed at both elected and appointed executives. A communique issued by the ...

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