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‘She could have done better’ – NPP MP condemns Ayorkor Botchway’s behaviour

New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP for Nsawam-Adoagyiri in the Eastern Region, Frank Anor Dompreh, has said the heated exchanges on Monday involving Foreign Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, were unfortunate. Mr Anor Dompreh, who Chairs Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee said although the Foreign Affairs Minister was provoked, she could have managed the situation better. “We are humans and one way or ...

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Ghanaians celebrating a ‘dry Christmas’ under Akufo-Addo – Kennedy Agyapong

Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Ken Agyapong has lamented over the poor economic conditions in the country in recent times. According to the maverick politician, Ghanaians will be celebrating a ‘dry Christmas’ because the economy is very hard under Akufo-Addo. “What kind of dry Christmas is this? I have promised my constituents but I won’t go there this Christmas ...

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You two must unite and change the North now – Ken Agyapong begs Bawumia and Mahama

Barely two months after maverick politician and businessman Kennedy Agyapong accused Politicians from the three Northern Regions of Ghana of not lifting one another up because they believe the race to the top is a competition where each of them thinks of himself first rather than support one another, Mr Agyapong is now asking the two most respected politicians from ...

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Government freezes Dr Samuel Sarpong’s account over GH¢10m State Housing ‘chop chop’

Incontrovertible information available to MyNewsGh. com indicates that the former Managing Director of the State Housing Company (SHC)under the erstwhile Mahama administration, Dr. Samuel Sarpong would face prosecution for misappropriation of public funds during his tenure in office. Dr Samuel Sarpong during his tenure as Managing Director of the State Housing Company (SHC) was alleged to have misappropriated public funds, ...

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This development is one of the most satiric and comic venture ever taken by successive government’s in the history of multiparty governance in the country, and also under the 4th republic. Though I decided to ignore commenting on this scandalous act due to the fact that I held the view that, my MPs in parliament will deliver justice by not ...

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‘There’s danger ahead’ – Afriyie Ankrah warns politicians

Former Youth and Sports Minister Elvis Afriyie Ankrah says Ghana will soon be hit by major youth uprising if the political parties do not minimize the influence of money in their internal elections. Speaking at an IDEG forum on development and political parties in Ghana on Wednesday warned that majority of the youth who are unemployed are contemplating revolting over ...

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$3.15m COCOBOD fertilizer skeletons out as A-G’s key witness comes under credibility test

Attempts by the suppliers of US$3.15 million fertilizer contract to the Ghana Cocoa Board to run from their underhand dealings with Dr. Alfred Arthur, a Soil Scientist at the Soil Science Division of the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) at Tafo in the Eastern Region and a key witness for the state in the criminal trial of Dr. Stephen ...

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Minority raises red flags over Sinohydro deal

the Minority in Parliament has stated that the cost components of the Sinohydro deal by the government was, “over bloated” and has, therefore, called for a reduction in the cost. It said the cost for components like the project office, photographs, client services, among others, were “outrageous” and a “rip off.” The Minority Members of Parliament (MPs), led by the Ranking ...

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Mahama, Kufuor and Rawlings all eligible to contest for President – Dr Oduro Osae

A lawyer and governance expert, Dr. Eric Oduro Osae, has said his reading of the law makes it clear to him that ex-Presidents John Mahama, John Kufuor, and John Rawlings can all contest for the high office of the land. Dr. Oduro Osae says the six months administration led by Mr. Mahama prior to contesting in the 2012 general elections ...

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The Judgement day – Hadji Mustaphar

  Hadji Mustaphar writes: It’s been almost 2 years of the Nana , Bawumia led Administration , the Npp told us to judge them in 18months but I wanted to do as they told us on the last month of the year. They have spent 2 years of their term of office and they have 1 year 6 months more ...

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