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Government Urged to Rethink Import Restrictions Amidst Backlash from Business Groups

CUTS International’s West Africa Director, Appiah Adomako Kusi, has advised the Minister of Trade and Industry, KT Hammond, to reconsider the proposed Legislative Instrument aimed at limiting imports of specific products. This advice follows a recent clash in Parliament where the Minority vehemently opposed the move. In an interview on …

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Government Strives to Revitalize Ghana’s Fortunes, Aims for Economic Stability – President Akufo-Addo Assures

  In a recent address, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo reaffirmed his administration’s unwavering commitment to rejuvenating Ghana’s prosperity. Emphasizing their diligent efforts, he highlighted ongoing policies and initiatives as pivotal to steering the nation’s economy towards stability. During the Valedictory Service for the outgoing Moderator of the Presbyterian Church …

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Special Prosecutor Orders Suspension of TOR Partnership Deal Amid Corruption Concerns

The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has issued a directive to the management of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) to halt its proposed partnership agreement with Tema Energy and Processing Limited (TEPL). This suspension follows the OSP’s initiation of a corruption risk assessment linked to the intended partnership. In …

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Parliament Urges Clarity in Probe of Attempted Sale of Speaker’s Residence

Biography of Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

The Parliamentary Service of Ghana has emphasized the necessity for the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources’ investigation into the attempted sale of the Speaker’s residence to identify both the individuals behind the attempted sale and the prospective buyer. Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, disclosed that an endeavor was made …

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John Mahama is Your Brother, Not Your Enemy – Ya-Na Advises Bawumia

The leader of Dagbon, Ya-Na Abukari II, has advised Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the anticipated 2024 flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), to refrain from engaging in a campaign marked by insults, emphasizing that his main opponent, John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), should be seen …

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Former NPP General Secretary Ohene Ntow Defends Backing Alan for President

Former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Ohene Ntow, has staunchly defended his public endorsement of Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen for the upcoming 2024 election. Ohene Ntow, alongside Buaben Asamoa, Hopeson Adorye, and Boniface Saddique Abubakar, faced expulsion from the NPP for throwing their support behind the Independent …

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Speaker Bagbin Opposes Urgent Passage of Affirmative Action Bill

Biography of Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

The Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has made a controversial statement regarding the Affirmative Action Bill. Bagbin declared that the bill, introduced under a certificate of urgency, will not be passed during his tenure. During a Breakfast Meeting commemorating 30 years of Parliamentary Democracy, Bagbin voiced his strong opposition …

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Mahama Opposes Teacher Licensure Exams, Not Licensing Itself – Apaak Clarifies

During his recent ‘Building Ghana Tour’ in the Bono Region, former President John Dramani Mahama pledged to eliminate teacher licensure exams, sparking controversy within educational circles. He argued that subjecting teacher trainees to an extra assessment after completing rigorous four-year Bachelor of Education programs was unnecessary. Dr. Clement Apaak, Deputy …

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Manhunt Underway for Suspects Who Allegedly Attacked Nsoatreman FC Coach in Sunyani

The police have launched a manhunt for two individuals involved in the assault on Mr. Maxwell Konadu, the coach of Nsoatreman FC, during a football match at Sunyani’s Coronation Park on November 19th, 2023. Mr. Konadu, who suffered a head injury in the attack, is presently undergoing medical treatment. *Authorities …

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Vice President Bawumia Dismisses Mahama’s 24-Hour Economy Proposal, Says Most of the Sectors are Operating 24 hours

In a recent address to a bustling crowd during his tour of the north, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President and Flagbearer of the NPP, critiqued former President John Mahama’s plan to implement a 24-hour economy if re-elected, labeling it as an ill-conceived policy. Dr. Bawumia expressed skepticism regarding the …

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