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Owusu Bempah charges government to investigate Prof Mills’ death

Communications Manager of the Ghana National Gas Company, Ernest Owusu Bempah has charged government to investigate the death of former President John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills. To him, it will soon become a norm in this country that very important state officials will meet their untimely deaths and nothing will be done about it if this particular one is not ...

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Ghana is doomed; Akufo-Addo is turning out to be like everyone – Chris Vincent

Renowned Blogger, Chris Vincent has expressed worry over the kind of governance adopted by the Akufo-Addo led administration. According to him, Ghanaians believed in the integrity of Akufo-Addo and booted out John Mahama because they believed Akufo-Addo will put Ghana first in everything and do away with pettiness but that seems not to be the case. The man behind news ...

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Provide evidence we insulted Asantehene or face us in court – Danquah Institute

Persons accused of impugning the character of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, have challenged the accusers to publish the alleged insults or face them in court. The Kumasi Youth Association led by its General Secretary, Kwabena Frimpong cited Gabby Asare Otchere Darko Founder of Danquah Institute, Nana Asante Bediatuo, Secretary to President Akufo-Addo, Deputy MASLOC Director, Afia Akoto, Deputy ...

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VIDEO: Double pay scandal: Ex-Ministers exposed

All the former ministers in the erstwhile John Dramani Mahama’s National Democratic Congress (NDC) government who have been caught in the double salary scandal knew about what they were taking monthly. They are trying to water down the issue by claiming that it was salary ‘top-up’ but it is emerging that most of them were taking two different pay slips ...

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RE: President Akufo-Addo has approved gay marriage

President Akufo-Addo has described as ‘baseless’ reports that he has legalised same-sex marriage in the country. A statement released on Saturday and signed by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, indicated that: “the attention of the Office of the President has been drawn to comments made by the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu ...

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CID grills 4 more ex-ministers

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has interrogated four more former ministers in the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government headed by John Dramani Mahama. The former ministers, who were/are Members of Parliament (MPs), have been caught in the ongoing double salary scandal. Three of them, including Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, former Minister of Youth and ...

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Jubilee House gave me money to campaign – Newly elected NPP Greater Accra Chair

  Newly-elected Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Mr Divine Otoo Agorhom has said Flagstaff house (now Jubilee House) played an instrumental role monetarily in his victory over the weekend as party regional chairman, MyNewsGh.com can report. Mr Divine Otoo Agorhom over the weekend beat Mr Alfred Boye and Archibold Cobbina to become the ruling party’s ...

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Double Salary: I can’t prosecute anybody else if these ‘Honourables’ are spared – Amidu

Prosecuting any other body or individual over corruption in his capacity as Special Prosecutor will be unfair and almost impossible if the subject of ‘double salary’ allegations is overlooked and or brushed aside rather than pursued and thoroughly investigated and the offenders prosecuted accordingly if found culpable, Martin Amidu has said. Mr. Amidu believes the rule of law and justice ...

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VIDEO: If plantain thieves get jailed 15 years, why not ‘double salary’ MPs? – Amidu

MPs alleged to have received double salaries while serving as Ministers in the Mahama administration will not go scot-free, Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has said. Some of those MPs include Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu, Second Deputy Speaker Alban Bagbin, who nurses a presidential ambition, as well as Wa Central MP and ex-minister of Public-Private Partnerships, Dr Rashid Pelpuo; Inusah Fuseini, ...

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I won’t step down, Akufo-Addo can’t treat me like Afoko – Stephen Ntim

The campaign team of Alhaji Abubakar Abdul-Raman, popularly known as Alhaji Short who is contesting in the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) national chairmanship race has launched a verbal attack on Mr Stephen Ntim for suggesting that he [Alhaji Short] was not known in the party. In a leaked audio, a voice said to be that of Mr Stephen Ntim, ...

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