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Issuance of the new National Identification Card is set to begin in April this year, the Vice President has disclosed. Speaking at the Ghana-Norway Business Forum in Accra on Monday, Dr Bawumia said “a lot of work has been done and all things being equal, we expect a rollout of Ghana's National ID ...
Accra-based radio station Joy FM is reporting that they have intercepted a cabinet memo that has granted the US military access to set a military base in Ghana. In the agreement, it's been reported that the US will have unrestricted access to a host of Ghanaian facilities and wide-ranging tax exemptions to ...

“In our time they were not watching animals, they were watching political discussions. You're now tired of too much politics…you'll be tired, because your darling government is super incompetent and so you're tired of hearing the analysis, that's the hypocrisy we face in our country. So let us not buy into ...
Minority MP Sam Nartey George has said his caucus will do everything legally possible to stop President Nana Akufo-Addo from selling Ghana's sovereignty to the United States of America, since, in his view, a leaked military contract between the two countries, essentially makes Ghana America's “mistress” ...
The Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul has categorically denied that the cabinet has approved an agreement for a US military base in Ghana. Pulse reported on a memo sighted by various media houses on an agreement by cabinet to allow the US to establish a military base in the country. The report ...
In the agreement, it's been reported that the US will have unrestricted access to a host of Ghanaian facilities and wide-ranging tax exemptions to the United States Military. The agreement will permit the US military to use Ghana as a base for staging and deploying forces. The deal is said to have been on ...

“His [Opuni's] prosecution only seeks to prevent and reduce his standing in politics based on very spurious allegations of procurement and ... the intention of the NPP Government to prosecute Dr. Stephen Kwabena Opuni the immediate past Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD).
The Brong Ahafo Regional branch of Old Vandals Association (OVA) made up of alumni of Commonwealth Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon, has been ... “Every individual has a political party he/she supports, but we are mindful of the fact that partisan politics can always break our front, so we have a ...
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(Bloomberg) -- Ghana Cocoa Board may struggle to fully pay back loans of $1.3 billion as this season's harvest will likely be smaller than first anticipated, according to the head of the industry regulator. ... The yen continued to climb as political clouds gathered around Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso.
Speaking to journalists at his palace in Tema, Nii Kraku pointed out that Mr Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, current MP for Nadowli Kaleo and second deputy speaker of Parliament, had been an exemplary breed of Ghana's political class and deserved to be hoisted as a worthy role model by the state.
“I think the main issue for Ghana is to improve business climate so that there is more jobs creation coming from entrepreneurship, coming from new companies being set-up, coming from small enterprises growing, because the answer to the unemployment question is on the demand side, not on the supply ...
Madam Osei Opare, who is Ghana's first female to serve in the position of Chief of Staff, was honoured with an award for her contribution to Ghanaian politics and distinguished professional career at the event. Other individual award winners were Mr. John-Peter Amewu, Lands and Natural Resources ...
Forson, always in trouble due to her sharp mouth, said in a recent interview that she has pity on some politicians in Ghana because the system is set up in such ... The actress spoke about the state of politics in Ghana in her interview where she opined that she cannot become a politician due to her brutally ...
Good governance advocacy giant, Star Ghana, is collaborating with other civil society organisations (CSOs) to improve Ghana's tax regime for development. The project, dubbed 'Promoting Progressive Tax for Inclusive Development (PPTID)' seeks an improved tax system that supports the socially ...
According to a statement signed by the Director General, Public Affairs, ACP David Eklu and sighted by Peacefmonline.com, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, Director General of Police Operations has been moved to head the Research and Planning Department of the Ghana Police Service; a position ...

The lecture, which has the theme: “Women in History: The Case of Ghana– Pre-Colonial, Colonial and Post-Colonial,” is aimed at unearthing women's contributions in Ghana's social field, political life, in the military sphere, in religion, and in the economy, and the differences within the time frames of ...
However, he noted that before DI, the think tanks in Ghana were shy to align themselves to a political party and come out clear on their political ideological ... so that the research can be used to influence and reinforce politics for the development of a country, affirming that that is just what the DI stands for.
The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah believes Ghana's poor performance in the 2017 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) report by Transparency International is attributable to the numerous cousins of President Akufo-Addo in ...
The political negotiations between Togo's ruling Gnassingbe regime and the opposition will continue in Ghana in the coming days, an opposition spokesperson, Jean Kissi said on Monday. ... Tikpi Atchadam who has initiated the demonstrations in August has fled for his life and is currently living in Ghana.
Astute political science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, says he has no intention whatsoever to go into politics, stating he can ... “I teach politics but I can never do politics,” he told TV3 last Saturday when asked to respond to claims that he has been nursing political ambition.
Ghana's fuel price politics ... It is true that comparatively, the average price of gasoline globally is approximately 6.80 Ghana cedis per liter, while in Ghana it is between 4.45 and 4.56 per litre, which is below the global price index. ... This cannot hold as it contradicts a political party's promise to our people.
The aspiring national youth organizer believes the act is dangerous for our politics and if not checked would affect the development of Ghana. Speaking to Kwame Tutu on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, Kamaal-Deen said, the monetization of internal politics cuts across all the various political parties in Ghana.
Interestingly, the criticism of the new Ghana Beyond Aid paradigm is not coming from political opponents alone. A member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Andrew Awuni who was once a presidential spokesperson under ex-president John Kufuor, has also criticized the new paradigm.
Ghana's cocoa sector risks a dip if the country fails to address the politicization of the sector. According to the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the issue has affected the growth of the cocoa sector as politicians have over the years, used cocoa's prospects to their gain. The warning also ...
Ace Ankomah refuted suggestions that the Citizen Ghana Movement broke away because Occupy Ghana was becoming increasingly political. On the ... We are all political, we are dealing with the politics of our nation but speaking for my group, we refuse to be partisan individuals are allowed to be.
The Special Prosecutor nominee has said he turned down an invitation to become a justice of the Supreme Court in 1999, stressing taking up the appointment is not about status. Rather, Martin Amidu in his opening statement at Parliament's Appointment Committee Tuesday stressed that his decision to ...
The honorable MP is also a member of the roads and transport committee of parliament who was speaking to the host of a political show on Amenado Radio ... Mr. Annoh-Dompreh was interviewed on certain pertinent diaspora specific concerns, including the state of Ghana's foreign missions, passport and ...
Professor Raymond Atuguba raised this concern in a presentation christened, “The Ghana-ExxonMobil Petroleum Agreement, a legal and political economic analysis.” This was at a two-day workshop on the Ghana-ExxonMobil Petroleum Agreement sponsored by the German Development Cooperation ...
Leadership that is naturally capable of the task of national development (like that of Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah) is rare and has become even more difficult to find given the nature of our politics. If we cannot find them, then we must find the way to build the capacity of all who are likely to attain national ...
The Chairman of the People's National Convention (PNC), Bernard Mornah has condemned what he describes as the Ghanaian government's inaction towards the current political unrest in Togo. Togo, in recent times, has witnessed a series of protests by opposition parties, calling for the country's return to ...
Political parties in the districts along the eastern corridor of the Brong Ahafo Region which have petitioned the Presidential Commission for the creation of Bono East Region have united for a common goal and added their voice for the split of the region. The Techiman, Kintampo North, Atebubu/Amantin, ...
The Electoral Commission has been ordered by a Human Rights Court in Accra to make public all assets and audited statements of accounts of political parties in the country. This follows a suit filed by a private citizen, Lolan Ekow Sagoe-Moses, and pressure group Citizens Ghana Movement (CGM), who ...
Ghana's fuel price politics ... It is true that comparatively, the average price of gasoline globally is approximately 6.80 Ghana cedis per liter, while in Ghana it is between 4.45 and 4.56 per litre, which is below the global price index. ... This cannot hold as it contradicts a political party's promise to our people.
According to President Akufo-Addo, “I know, and I am sure I am not the only one who has heard, the people who are mounting political platforms, speaking on television and radio, and putting up posts on social ... He is the president of Ghana and not a candidate campaiging for a position,'' he stressed.
The other irony is that, "the most useless, disgraceful and incompetent" Minister of Education in Ghana's history, according to our 'Black Rubber Bag', connoisseur is so 'useless' that she was able to remarkably implement the SEIP initiative to the admiration of the World Bank for which Ghana has earned ...
Former Consul to Dubai, Daniel Osei, has observed that the incessant tagging of party members, who disagree with the camp of former President John Mahama, is dividing the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) further, making it difficult for the party to unite. He said recent events have shown ...
Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, says the Ashanti Regional Secretary of the party, Samuel Pyne is happy to serve on the board of Kumasi Abattoir. Samuel Pyne and Communications director Kwasi Kyei have been appointed to the board of the Kumasi ...
“There are many Ghanaians still jobless, the face of poverty is still on our streets, there are still no accountability for rights violators, there are still multiple standards of justice and people still cynical about our justice system because of political manipulations and our corrupt officials are called heroes by their ...
According to the renowned lawmaker, who is now a board member of the Ghana Gas Company, the increase in the margin was due to hard work that the party loyalists, including the Noble Ladies put into the campaign and urged them to work extra hard so that in 2020, the margin of the win for the NPP ...
What is required is commitment and the political will to make sure that the budgetary resources are made available to support it. We are ... Touching on the theme, “Secondary education in Northern Ghana: producing responsible citizens through discipline,” he bemoaned the widespread cases of students' ...
Homosexuality is NOT a crime in Ghana. That does not necessarily mean that it is legal. What is a crime, per the law, is unnatural carnal ...
Prof Akumfi-Ameyaw, who is also the Board Chairman of the Ghana ... and urged followers of the two political parties and others to support it.
Ghana is losing the fight against corruption – Justice Emile Short ... He says while the required political will to fight the canker is absent, state institutions .... “In the same way, our politics is being organized in such a way that it's ...
The Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs has described Ghana as a bright ... However, due to political developments, the embassy was closed ...
The Centre for Democratic Transitions–Ghana (CDT-Ghana) has ... is resolved; the real challenge of the political transition begins,” it said.
... International Community that the emergence of political vigilantism in Ghana poses a serious threat to the peace and security of the country.
The President of Ghana Nana Akufo Addo, as a presidential candidate of the ... absence from politics to this campaign against corruption, Vitus Azeem, the former ... So why then blame every Ghanaian for political corruption?
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Ghana's macro-economy has grown stronger over the last 10 months, the ...


 

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