Stop callous demand for Veep health status – Nana Obiri Boateng

Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has described as insensitive calls by some members of the Minority for a full disclosure on the Vice President’s health status. Nana Obiri Boahen said he disagrees with such calls advising the Minority to be more “humane” and show compassion for Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. “Courtesy and good […]

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Weah swearing-in good day for West Africa, Africa – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has described the peaceful handing over of power from one democratically elected government to another in Liberia, and the swearing-in of President George Weah, as a good day for West Africa and Africa. According to President Akufo-Addo, the inauguration of President Weah “is an extremely important development in Liberian history, and in West African history. For […]

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Bawumia is doing ‘very well’, he’ll return soon – Hamid

The Minister for Information, Mustapha Hamid, has assured Ghanaians that the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, will soon return to the country after leaving on Friday for the United Kingdom on medical leave. Dr. Bawumia took ill on Friday morning, and was given medical attention in the country, but left for the UK upon the […]

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Come clean on Bawumia’s health status – Minority demands

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu, is calling for more clarity from the Presidency with respect to the health status of Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. Speaking on the Floor of Parliament on Sunday, he criticized the government over its communication of what he described as a “sensitive matter.” Dr. Bawumia left Ghana for […]

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Speaker needs only Oath of Secrecy to act as President – Majority Leader

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has suggested that future Speakers of Parliament who may have to act as President be allowed to take only the Oath of Secrecy. At the moment, Speakers of Parliament who serve as acting President in the absence of both the President and the Vice, are to take only the Oath […]

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CJ’s ‘altering’ of Oquaye’s swearing in oath ‘illegal’ – Ras Mubarak

National Democratic Congress [NDC], Member of Parliament for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak, has accused the Chief Justice of altering some of the words in the oath administered to the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Oquaye, who was sworn into office on Sunday as the acting President, in the absence of the President and his Vice. According […]

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Clashes in Wa as NPP polling station executive elections turn chaotic

The ongoing Polling Station Executive elections of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) is gaining notoriety for clashes as aspirants, or groups loyal to them, turn against their opponents. On Saturday, the residence of the Wa Municipal Chief Executive, Issahaku Tahiru Moomen, was vandalised by persons believed to be loyal to NPP’s Wa Municipal Chairman, […]

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Prof. Oquaye sworn in as acting President [Video]

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye has been sworn in as the acting President of Ghana. [embedded content]He was sworn into office by the Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo on the floor of Parliament at an emergency sitting of the House. He accordingly took the oath of office. Prof. Oquaye’s swearing-in was necessitated by […]

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HOT AUDIO: Embattled Dep. EC sings about ‘political death sentence’

Embattled Deputy Electoral Commissioner Georgina Opoku Amankwah has touched on the political crisis at the EC in a rendition of an old Ghanaian song at a workers’ durbar.  The song titled ‘Afutusem’ translated ‘advise’ by dance group Ramblers found space in her speech at the EC Senior Staff Quadrennial Congress Saturday. “I want to become a […]

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