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NPP was in opposition, I wasn’t – Zongo minister  

The Zongo and Inner City Development minister Boniface Abubakar Saddique has said even though the ruling New Patriotic Party was in opposition over the last eight years, he was not in opposition as a politician. This is because his ‘brother’ former National Security advisor to President John Mahama, Baba Kamara …

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Creation of new regions not for political gain – Korsah

The Government has dismissed claims that the creation of six new regions is an attempt to gain more strongholds for political expediency. According to the deputy Minister for Regional Reorganization and Development, Martin Adjei Korsah, the decision to create new regions is a campaign promise that the Akufo-Addo led government …

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Discerning observers weren’t shocked at your victory- Lawra Naa to Akufo-Addo

Naa Puowele Karbo III, Paramount Chief of the Lawra Traditional Area, has stated that the emphatic victory chalked by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the 2016 election did not come as a surprise to discerning minds and observers across the country. According to him, “hard work, commitment, tenacity of …

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Wa Water Project: Akufo-Addo won’t apologise – Kofi Adda

The minister for Sanitation Kofi Adda has justified the refusal of President Akufo-Addo to acknowledge the efforts of former president John Mahama in the Jambusi Water Project which was commissioned on Tuesday. The NDC has been angered by the president’s apparent snub over a project which was implemented under the …

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Flagstaff House, Parliament to run on solar energy

Ghana’s seat of government, the Flagstaff House and Parliament would soon be running on solar energy, following the ratification of a framework agreement on renewable energy. With the ratification, a 400 megawatt solar plant would be established with engineering being provided by Early Power Limited. Being the 14th country in …

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State cash looters will be punished – Adwoa Safo

The Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has served notice to all public and civil servants involved in the procurement processes in their respective institutions to be wary of the Public Procurement Act since any breach of the law will attract severe sanctions. With particular …

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Apologise for Wa water project “lies” – NDC to Akufo-Addo

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Upper West region is demanding an immediate apology from President Akufo-Addo, accusing him of lying about the Jambusi Water Project. The President who has been touring the three northern regions of Ghana, told a gathering after commissioning the $51.54 million project in …

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Chiefs commend Akufo-Addo over corruption fight

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has received commendation from the Chiefs of the Upper West Region for the fulfilment of major campaign promises he made in the run up to the December 2016 election, and also his fight against corruption. At the Wa West District, on Monday, 2nd October, 2017, …

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I can’t find the roads Mahama boasted about – Akufo-Addo    

President Akufo-Addo has said he is unable to locate the so-called massive road projects the Mahama administration boasted about in the lead-up to the 2016 elections. According to the president, the NDC administration perhaps misled Ghanaians with their claim of monumental road infrastructure. “I don’t know what infrastructure he has …

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Armyworms are no more  – Dep. Agric min. nominee

The yet-to-be vetted deputy minister-nominee for Agric Kennedy Osei Nyarko has waded into the controversial armyworm saga claiming the pests have been defeated. The Akim Swedru Member of Parliament told Starr News’ Ibrahim Alhassan minutes after his nomination was announced by the Speaker of Parliament that the NPP government fought …

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