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“My Corruption Meter Under The Current Scheme of Things Reads US$1.5bn” – IMANI BOSS

“Teacher: One day, our country will be corruption free. Johnny, which tense is that? Johnny: Sir, that would be future impossible tense,” IMANI Boss guffaws. Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance which must be gotten rid off. But in order to eradicate corruption, both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve ...

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EC begins transfer of votes in district assemblies

The Electoral Commission (EC) has begun a special exercise to transfer votes of prospective candidates in the upcoming District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections in electoral areas and units other than where they registered as voters. According to the EC the exercise is to enable the contestants to file their nominations and contest the elections in those Electoral Areas or ...

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EC begins transfer of votes in district assemblies

The Electoral Commission (EC) has begun a special exercise to transfer votes of prospective candidates in the upcoming District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections in electoral areas and units other than where they registered as voters. According to the EC the exercise is to enable the contestants to file their nominations and contest the elections in those Electoral Areas or ...

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IMF programme will be guided by past experiences – Mahama

President John Mahama has said Ghana will be guided by past experiences in the implementation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout programme. Delivering a talk at the Institute of Politics, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in the United States, the President insisted that government’s talks with the IMF team is much guided by how past policies from ...

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Gov’t has received my petition – Annoh Dompreh

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nsawam Adoayiri, Kwaku Annoh Dompreh has told Citi News hispetition to the president for the impeachment of  the Commissioner of Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice(CHRAJ) Madam Lauretta Vivian Lamptey has finally been received by the presidency. A Deputy Communications Minister, Ato Sarpong, earlier, told Citi News, the petition from the MP could not ...

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Hajia Fati finally released

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hajia Fati Amadu has finally been released. Hajia Fati Amadu and one other member of the party, Moses Abor were arrested for allegedly insulting and attacking party chairman Paul Afoko’s errand boy known as Atuluk after an ill-fated press conference. A press conference by the national executives of Ghana’s main opposition, the ...

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I Will Sue Afoko, Et al To Clear My Name

Dismissed Director of Finance and Administration of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Fred Opare Hammond is considering a legal suit against the Chairman of the Party, Mr. Paul Afoko, the General Secretary, Mr. Kwabena Agyepong and the party in general, over what he terms as wrong­ful removal from office and defamation of character. Mr. Opare Hammond was asked by ...

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Greater Accra NPP declare support for Nana Addo

Execuives of the Greater Accra Constituency branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have declared their support for one of the party’s presidential hopeful, Nana Akufu-Addo ahead of the October 18 national delegate’s congress. The executives made up of constituency secretaries and organizers said Nana Addo remains the party’s best bet for the 2016 election. Speaking at a meeting with ...

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Nana Addo resumes campaign on Monday

Flagbearer hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo will on Monday resume campaigning ahead of the party’s October 18 national delegates’ congress. After the overwhelming 81% votes he received in Sunday’s super delegates congress, Nana Addo and his campaign team say they are poised to get the final endorsement from the 140,000 delegates. The two-time presidential candidate will also embark ...

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Watch what you say about gov’t officials – AMA warns

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has cautioned church leaders to be circumspect in their comments about government officials. The assembly members gave the warning in reaction to a media report calling for the dismissal of Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, AMA Chief Executive for incompetence. A statement read on behalf of the assemblymen by Mr Isaac Bright Assah, Assemblyman for New ...

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