General News of Saturday, 22 July 2017
Today’s edition of Newsfile on JoyNews discussed all the major issues that made the headlines in the country.
The recent troubles brewing at the EC took centre stage as the panel discussed the impeachment petition brought against the chairperson of the Commission by some faceless individuals. The legal procedure and the cause of the troubles were discussed.
Also featuring prominently was the President’s initiative of the appointment of a Special Prosecutor that suffered a heavy blow in Parliament as it wasn’t warmly received by some members of the House. The minority’s position on the Bill was clarified
The NDC’s press conference to counter the President’s Meet the Press encounter was shoot down and described as disappointing by most of the panellists. The Minority sought to link the recent armed robbery attacks to the Presidency and the NPP’s vigilante group, and also accused the President of being behind attempts to impeach the EC Chairperson.
These and other stories topical issues came up for analysis on today’s edition of Newsfile with host Samson Lardy Anyenini and guests, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr, Kofi Abotsi, O. B. Amoah and Dominic Ayine
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