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Will Prez. Akufo Addo Reduce his long Convoy too? – Hadji

  President Akufo Addo has performed a governance ritual by reshuffling by reassigning his ministers to undertake new task in government. The reshuffling exercise which was communicated through a Press release by the communication bereau at the Jubilee House signed by Mr. Eugene Arhin, has been dubbed as a limited exercise and giving indications that there is more to follow. ...

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Pro-Spio Garbrah group has breached NDC General Secretary directives – Ade Coker

The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has chastised a group that has declared its support for the former Trades Minister to lead the party in 2020 Presidential polls. Joseph Ade Coker said he does not know the group which has described itself as branch executives of the NDC in the Greater Accra Region and ...

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Reshuffle: Several ministers reassigned; Kofi Adda, Afriyie Akoto et al out?

Impeccable information picked up by 3news.com from the presidency, points to an impending jaw-dropping reshuffle that could see high profile cabinet ministers being shown the exit by the Akufo-Addo-led government. The government was ridiculed by many after dropping a tall list of names, as many as 110, for ministerial appointments, months after taking over power from the National Democratic Congress ...

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Reshuffle: Akufo-Addo to downsize number of ministers

The long-awaited reshuffle follows the sacking of Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko over the replacement of the agreement covering the Ameri Energy project.President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to downsize his ministerial list in his maiden reshuffle likely to take place soon. Sources close to the seat of government – the Jubilee House – have hinted at least 15 ministers will be ...

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Sylvester Mensah floors Mahama in round one – Report

It has now emerged that the postponement of the La Dadekotopon constituency executive elections smacked of some invincible hands buying time for a well-greased and fueled pro-Mahama slate for all constituency executive positions. A pro-Mahama team sheet was highly publicised in Dadekotopon ahead of the oppositional National Democratic Congress (NDC) constituency primaries. But at the end of the primaries last ...

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Mahama made mistakes but would have done a better job than Akufo-Addo – Betty Mould-Iddrisu

A former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Betty Mould-Iddrisu has insisted that despite the mistakes made by erstwhile John Mahama administration whiles in government, it would have done a better job than what President Akufo-Addo is doing now. Mahama administration ahead of the 2016 general elections took pride in its infrastructural projects describing the achievement as ‘unprecedented’ in the ...

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Parliament approves $2b tranche of Bawumia’s China joint venture

A tranche of two billion dollars out of the 15 billion Ghana-China joint venture on Ghana’s bauxite reserves procured by the Akufo-Addo government under the aegis of Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has been approved by parliament today. The full joint venture will see Ghana leverage less than 5% of its 460 Billion bauxite reserves in a partnership with the Chinese ...

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Privileges Committee recommends Ken Agyapong’s suspension

The Privileges Committee of Parliament has recommended sanctions against the Assin Central Member of Parliament Kennedy Agyapong over his claims that Parliament is cheap. The committee in its report after the public hearing of the member last week said: “ The committee has carefully considered the matter in the light of the totality of the evidence gathered and in accordance ...

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Former minister makes ‘I-told-you-so’ analysis as Finance minister rethinks Free SHS

Government has come under pressure barely 18 months into its implementation of free SHS as cracks surface over a policy preached for eight years whilst in opposition. After a rare admission by the Finance minister welcoming a debate over the viability of the president’s flagship policy, former Education minister has in an even rarer interview told the government it was ...

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I need more prayers – Akufo-Addo tells clergy

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has acknowledged the enormous efforts of the clergy in nation building and asked them to do more. He stated that the spiritual intervention of religious leaders in nation-building could not be underestimated. According to him, he is strengthened by prayers in delivering his mandate and therefore asked the clergy to intensify their prayers for the ...

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