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Akufo-Addo, two others named 2017 most Influential African Leaders

Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been named as one of only three most influential African leaders of 2017. Akufo-Addo, who became President in January 2017 was named in the New African Magazine annual 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017 alongside Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Guinean President Alpha …

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Mahama land saga: Nitiwul unfit to be Minister – Inusah

A Former Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Inusah Fuseini has descended heavily on defense Minister Dominic Nitiwul following his accusation of ex-president John Mahama of grabbing military lands. According to him, the defense Minister goofed in his allegation against the ex-president thus lacking the acumen to continue to hold his …

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Support Jospong, others to succeed – Kufuor

Former president John Agyekum Kufuor has urged the government to support the private sector to thrive, indicating that without them it would be extremely difficult for any meaningful development to be achieved. He said without the private sector, no government could be able to develop a country, particularly in the …

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Scrap ex-gratia payment to MPs – Presidential staffer

A presidential staffer Ibrahim Adjei has called for the cancellation of the end of term emolument paid to members of Ghana’s Parliament. According to him, members of the legislature do not deserve the package until same arrangement is made for teachers, nurses and other workers in the public sector. By …

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Mahama land saga: Nitiwul must learn to respect – Mogtari

The special aide to former president John Mahama has lashed out at Defense Minister Dominic Nitiwul for accusing the ex–president of illegally grabbing lands meant for the military. Addressing the media Thursday Nitiwul launched what some say was a calculated attempt to malign the the former president with his accusation. …

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Handover if you’re not ready to govern – Minority to gov’t

The Minority in Parliament has charged the New Patriotic Party administration to hand over the governing of the country back to the National Democratic Congress if the former is not ready to govern. The call of the NDC MPs follows the failure of about five Ministers to appear before the …

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Mahama must vacate “disputed” military land – Nitiwul

The Minister of Defence Dominic Nitiwul has accused former president John Mahama of occupying a military land. Mr. Nitiwul has therefore advised Mahama to leave the “disputed” land since it does not augur well for a former Commander-In-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces. “I want to advice the former president …

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E/R: NPP supporters demonstrate against MCE

Some Traders in the New Juaben Municipality of the Eastern region predominantly supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party, (NPP), have embarked on a massive demonstration against the Municipal Chief Executive, Comfort Asante for preventing them from selling on the streets without an alternate market. The demonstrators, clad in red …

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Eson-Benjamin appointed interim MiDA CEO

Mr Eson-Benjamin The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), has appointed Martin Eson-Benjamin as the Interim Chief Executive Officer with effect from December 5, 2017 until a new CEO is appointed. Mr. Martin Eson-Benjamin was the former CEO of MiDA during Compact 1. His appointment comes after MiDA, and the former CEO, …

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