Category: Politics

Mahama greets Muslims

Former President John Dramani Mahama has extended his well wishes to Ghanaian Muslims as they celebrated Eid al-Fitr yesterday. Eid al-Fitr commemorates the completion of 30 days of fasting by Muslims in the month of Ramadan. In a face book post saluting Muslims on the occasion, Mr Mahama wrote: “Eid Mubarak to my Muslim brothers and sisters on the successful […]

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US Embassy: Former presidents won’t queue for visas

US Embassy: Former presidents won’t queue for visas

Ghana’s three living former presidents would not have to queue with fellow citizens seeking American Visas for non-official purposes. The Press Attache’ at the United States Embassy in Ghana, Sarah Stealy has clarified. The clarification followed indications that the US government had withdrawn protocol visa allocation to high-level state officials, after the US Ambassador, Robert Jackson met Parliament’s Foreign Affairs […]

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The Govt is on course–DCE

The Govt is on course–DCE

Mr Martin Obeng, the Sunyani West District chief executive, on Tuesday said the government is on course and citizens would see remarkable improvement in their standards of living soon. He said the government had rolled out several poverty intervention strategies that would benefit especially the ordinary Ghanaian. Mr Obeng made the remark when he paid a courtesy call on Barima […]

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Alabi praises Botchwey C’ttee

Alabi praises Botchwey C’ttee

Professor Joshua Alabi has praised the Kwesi Botchwey Committee, which was tasked to investigate the circumstances that led to the defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2016 general election. In a statement signed and issued in Accra, it stated that he joins all colleague comrades of the NDC, well-wishers of the party and lovers of multi-party democracy […]

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NDC collation system broke down during 2016 polls–Pelpuo

NDC collation system broke down during 2016 polls–Pelpuo

A former Minister of State at the Presidency, Dr Rashid Pelpuo, has stated that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) collation system broke down completely at the most critical moment of the 2016 elections. That, he explained, made it difficult for the party to have a full grasp of the turf when the New Patriotic Party (NPP) had begun churning out […]

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Govt must not sponsor pilgrimage of Christians  – Opoku Onyinah

Govt must not sponsor pilgrimage of Christians – Opoku Onyinah

The chairman of the Church of Pentecost Apostle Dr Opoku Onyinah has criticised government’s decision to sponsor Christian pilgrimage to Holy sites across the world. The government through the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs has made public a decision to streamline Christian pilgrimage by sponsoring pilgrims to countries such as Israel and the Vatican City. The announcement has been […]

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Kwesi Botchwey Committee presents 455-page report to NDC

The much-awaited Kwesi Botchwey committee report on the defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), at the 2016 polls has recommended a “peacemaking and healing tour”. Prof. Kwesi Botchwey who presented the 455-page report said the NDC must assemble “credible and eminent” personalities in the party to lead the tour. He was speaking at the NDC headquarters in Accra where […]

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NPP Ablekuma West hold delegates confab

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma West Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful, has asked members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to report wrong doings to the right authorities and desist from unlawful acts that will disgrace the party. “The NPP is presently the governing party and as leaders, you must be well behaved rather than do what will give […]

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Spate of lawlessness alarming—Sulemana Braimah

Spate of lawlessness alarming—Sulemana Braimah

Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa has bemoaned the increasing lawlessness that has characterised President Nana Akufo-Addo’s government, almost six months after being sworn into office. In a post on his Facebook page, Sulemana Braimah, who has in the past expressed frustration at the spate of lawlessness by some youths of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), especially […]

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Speaker urges Ghanaians to shun stealing, dishonesty

Speaker urges Ghanaians to shun stealing, dishonesty

The Speaker of Parliament Professor Mike Oquaye has entreated Ghanaians to shun acts of stealing and dishonesty and work diligently to improve productivity at their workplaces. He said people who engaged in those acts sometimes were not mindful of the harm they were causing the citizenry. The Speaker made the call when a delegation from the Community Hospital Group (CHG) […]

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