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Mahama pardoned Montie 3 a year today.

Exactly a year ago, former President John Mahama remitted the four-month prison sentence handed to the Montie FM host, Salifu Maase, alias Mugabe and two of his panelists who were convicted of contempt by the Supreme Court and jailed. John Mahama took the decision after receiving a petition signed by …

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Former Kumasi Mayor turns NDC peace-keeper

Former Chief Executive Officer for the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Kojo Bonsu is preaching unity in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) which has been at war with itself since it lost the 2016 general elections. Mr. Bonsu is worried that a fragmented NDC will find it difficult to bounce back if …

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AMERI deal: Speaker was shrewd – NPP MP

The Speaker of parliament, Professor Mike Aaron Ocquaye was treading cautiously on his directive on the motion filed by K.T. Hammond, MP for Adansi Asokwa regarding the controversial $510million AMERI power deal, Osei Nyarko, MP for Akyem Swedru, has said. According to him, given the sensitive nature of the decision …

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Amidu to Speaker, Maj. Leader: Stop undermining graft fight

Former Attorney General Martin Amidu has said Speaker of Parliament Prof Mike Oquaye and Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, by their utterances relating to the Special Prosecutor’s Bill and the CID’s probe of three MPs on the Minority side in connection with the controversial $510million AMERI deal, respectively, appear to be …

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Give us jobs or face our wrath: Invincible Forces to govt

Members of pro-government vigilante group Invincible Forces have threatened mayhem against the Akufo-Addo government and its appointees if they are not immediately employed. “We mobilised ourselves to come and greet you and he promised us that there are certain jobs on the way coming, we exchanged numbers with those supposed …

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I’m not against Minority – Speaker

Parliament has dismissed claims by the Minority that the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, is biased against them when conducting business of the House. Last Thursday, the Minority voiced their frustration and disenchantment that the Speaker exhibited naked bias against them when the Minister of Food and Agriculture, …

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Akufo-Addo off to Nigeria

President Nana Akufo-Addo will leave for Nigeria today, Tuesday 1 August for an official visit. The Ghanaian leader is going on the invitation of acting President of Nigeria Prof Yemi Osinbajo as a special guest of honour for the graduation ceremony of Nigeria’s National Defense College. The Communications Director of …

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Ofori-Atta deceiving us – Ricketts-Hagan

Former Deputy Minister of Finance, Kweku Ricketts-Hagan has described the mid-year budget review presented to parliament by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta as far from reality. According to his assessment, if the economy has seen significant growth, the minister will not be reviewing some key figures and indicators downwards. “If things …

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‘Economy on life support’ – Minority

Ghana’s economy is on “life support”, the Minority in Parliament has said. “Our economy is on life support; any attempt to use propaganda will expose us,” warned Minority MP Isaac Adongo during a debate on Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta’s mid-year budget review presented to the house on Monday, 31 July. …

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Special Prosecutor Bill re-laid

The Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill and the Zongo and Inner City Development Fund Bill have been re-laid before Parliament after. They were withdrawn last week after the Minority raised issues with portions of it. The withdrawal was announced by Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu on Wednesday July 26. The …

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