Mahama criticises Trump over ‘misinformed’ Climate Change decision


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

IMF- Corrupt

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


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


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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Govt has created fear and panic among workers – Minority

Workers Day , Minority Income Tax

The Minority in Parliament has accused the government of reneging on good promises it made to Ghanaian workers, thus creating a status quo of fear and panic among workers. In its assessment, the Minority said after taking over power, the Akufo-Addo-led government has to “a large extent limited the free friendly worker environment” workers enjoyed. “As a democratic society, we ...

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Ameri deal to be abrogated over $150m ‘bloated’ commission

Ameri Power Plant

The committee charged to review, restructure and recommend areas of amendment of the Ameri power deal, has recommended that the deal be re-negotiated or abrogated on grounds of fraud, after it emerged that Ghana was made to pay 150 million dollars extra in commission to Africa & Middle East Resources Investment Group LLC (Ameri Energy) for the construction of the ...

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GIPC talks Mauritius into One-District, One-Factory

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The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is confident of attracting Mauritian investors to partake of government’s signature One District, One Factory project, after a recent trip by a Ghanaian delegation to the Indian Ocean country whet up investor appetite there. Currently, Mauritian companies have invested close to US$2billion in various sectors of the Ghanaian economy, and with the GIPC looking ...

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