Politics

Wrongful appointment of EC boss may end up in court – says Oquaye

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Mike Aaron OquayeA former Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Reverend Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye, has said the President cannot take the sole decision in appointing a Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana.According to him, the President could do so upon the advice of a person, a body or an authority as stipulated in Article 70(2) of the 1992 Constitution.The EC Chairman, Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan, who has held his position since the return to constitutional rule in 1992, is due for statutory retirement in June.The choice of his successor has engendered...

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I Regret All-Die-Be-Die Says Akufo-Addo

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Nana  Akufo-Addo with Bola Ray and Kafui Dey at the Starr FM stadiosPresidential Candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has weaned himself off the tag of violence as a result of his infamous 'all die be die' comment.Even though he had always explained and insisted that the mantra was ...

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Appoint a ‘genuine referee’-PDM appeals to President

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Accra, April 17, GNA - Reverend Richmond Owusu-Frimpong, Founder and Leader of the Personality Development Movement (PDM), a political movement, has advised the President to appoint a 'genuine referee' at the Electoral Commission.In a letter to the President and the Council of State captioned: 'Put Your Interest Aside and Appoint a Genuine Referee,' and a...

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MPs don’t demand ‘soli'; they receive it – Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

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Minority Leader Osei Kyei- Mensah-Bonsu has denied reports that Members of Parliament (MPs) demand travel and transportation allowances before honouring invitation to events.He said the reports are just allegations bent on tarnishing the image of the...

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IMF Defends Bawumia

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said that Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the party's vice presidential candidate for the 2016 general elections, has been vindicated by Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary...

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Ghana elected to serve on three UN bodies

Accra, April 16, ...

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Every politician has good intentions but Israeli Professor warns Ghanaians

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As Ghana goes to the polls in 2016, an Israeli Professor Emerita of Political Science and African Studies, Prof. Naomi Chazan has charged Ghanaians to vote for persons who are capable of delivering results.Speaking at this year's Kronti...

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Press Release: IMF vindicates Bawumia

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The Daily Graphic reported on Wednesday April 15th, 2015 on its interview with Ms...

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STAR-Ghana holds end of programme Convention

Accra, April 15, GNA - STAR-Ghana, a multi-donor pooled funding supported by DFID, DANIDA, EU and USAID, has since 2010 awarded grants totalling 37,200,000 dollars to over 172 organisations and institutions to enable them carry out activities that would better influence government business in the country.The overall programme involving a five-year support to civil society organisations, 10 Parliamentary Committees, Leadership of Parliament and 21 media organisations, was to help increase the accountability and responsiveness of government, traditional authorities and private...

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Parliament vets nominees for deputy ministerial positions

Accra, April 15, GNA - Mr Gilbert Kenneth Adjei, Deputy Minister of Defence-Designate, has promised to bring his ...

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