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Rashid Pelpuo refutes allegations of receiving double salary

Ghana News

Hon. Rashid Pelpuo and eight other former ministers have been charged by the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police for stealing.

 The Member of Parliament for Wa Central Constituency, Hon. Rashid Pelpuo, has rebutted allegations that he received double salary as a minister of state and a member of parliament.

"I have not stolen from government and I will not steal from government"- Hon. Inusah Fuseini

Ghana News

He assured all constituents and the Ghanaian public that they will continue to hold government accountable no matter what the consequences will be.

Former Minister of Roads & Highway during President John Mahama's tenure, Hon. Inusah Fuseini, has refuted claims that he stole from the government.  According to him, he has not stolen from government.

"God tells me it is time for me to come and lead my country"- Prof. Joshua Alabi

Ghana News

According to him, the country has the human resource and every other thing in making Ghana the Swiss of Africa by thinking outside the box.

Aspiring presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof. Joshua Alabi, has stated that God has told him it is time for him to lead his country.

The TMPC delegation with Dr. Nyarkotey, third from left.

Ghana News

The Dr. Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine is affiliated with the Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine, Larnaca city, Cyprus.

The regulatory body for traditional and Alternative Medicine in Ghana, The Traditional Medicine Practice Council (TMPC) of the Ministry of Health, this past week, paid a working visit to the campuses of the Dr. Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine at Tema, Community 7 and Ashaiman. The visit formed part of the final stage towards the accreditation of the newly established Dr. Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine.

Prof. Henry Kwasi Prempeh — Executive Director, CDD-Ghana

Ghana News

The cost of vying for power seems to have increased by 59 per cent since the 2012 general election.

An aspiring Ghanaian politician had to raise GH¢389,803 ($85,000) for nomination processes and competition in the 2016 parliamentary elections.

NDC holds branch executive elections April 14 - 30

Ghana News

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has reminded all its regional and constituency chairmen to ensure branch executive elections are held across the country between the 14th and 30th April, 2018.

Former MASLOC CEO Sedina Tamakloe-Attionu

Ghana News

The report, among other things, revealed that MASLOC invested an amount of GH¢500,000 in a 91-day fixed deposit with Obaatampa Microfinance Company Limited, at an interest rate of 25% per annum on July 24, 2014.

The former Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Sedina Tamakloe Attiounu, has been indicted in a report by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO).

Pius Enam Hadzide (L) and the Director General of the National Sports Authority, Robert Sarfo Mensah. Image credit - presidencygovgh

Ghana News

A statement from the presidency said the President’s action follows preliminary investigations into circumstances leading to the arrest of about 60 Ghanaians, who had allegedly attempted to enter Australia by false pretences,...

President Akufo-Addo has suspended with immediate effect, the Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Pius Enam Hadzide and the Director General of the National Sports Authority, Robert Sarfo Mensah.

Former President Mahama (arrowed) and other NDC members during the walk

Ghana News

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has organised a three-hour health walk through the principal streets of Wa in the Upper West Region.

Reject petitions for creation of new regions – Prof. Asare

Ghana News

A US-based Ghanaian legal practitioner and accounting professor, Kwaku Asare (Kwaku Azar) wants the Commission of Inquiry constituted to receive and review petitions for the creation of new regions to reject petitions because the creation of six regions will burden the state.

Rawlings: Nana Addo’s address was hard but…

Ghana News

Rawlings similarly took consolation in US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Porter Jackson’s assurances that there is no request from the US end for the establishment of a military base.

Former President Jerry Rawlings has called for “a second look” at the controversial military cooperation agreement with the United States of America if there are details warranting that.

Dr Owusu Afriyie, MP for Sefwi Wiawso making a presentation at the forum. Picture: BENEDICT OBUOBI

Ghana News

The chiefs and the people of the northern part of the Western Region have unanimously endorsed the proposal to carve a Western North Region from the present Western Region.

Let’s Pay Our Taxes To Develop Ghana – Vice President Bawumia Appeals

Ghana News

Mobilising adequate domestic revenue would also help achieve President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s vision of a Ghana Beyond Aid, which includes striving to be as self-financing as much as possible in all that we must do, in order to own our development agenda.

Vice President Bawumia has challenged Ghanaians to honour their civic obligations to the State by filing their tax returns in order to mobilise domestic revenue to help meet our development aspirations.

Parliament calls for contributions to The Right to Information Bill

Ghana News

he said memoranda are to be addressed to the committee and should reach Parliament not later than Friday 13th April 2018 via akua.parliament@gmail.com

The Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is inviting memoranda and contributions to the Right to Information (RTI) Bill in order to build consensus and enhance its work.

"Our President Needs Anger Management Classes" - Hon. Sam George

Ghana News

Mr. George’s comments comes on the heels of the President's address to the nation on the US-Ghana Military Co-operation Agreement that was recently sanctioned by Parliament.

The Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampam Constituency, Hon. Sam George, says President Akufo-Addo needs anger management classes.

What happens to a Ghanaian run over by a US soldier? – Kofi Bentil

Ghana News

“So they [US soldiers] will have all the indemnities for instance of a diplomat, and I ask the question, what then happens to a Ghanaian whose wife and kids are run over by a US officer? ...because we’ve had cases like that with diplomats,” Mr Bentil said .

The Vice President of policy think tank, IMANI, Kofi Bentil, has said President Akufo-Addo did not specifically deal with some nagging issues in the Ghana-US military co-operation agreement in his Thursday night address.

“No US Military Base In Ghana” – President Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

In an address to the nation on Thursday, 5th April, 2018, the President stated that “in consideration of the realities of our circumstances and the challenges to peace in our region in our time, we have deemed it prudent to continue the Co-operation Agreement with the United States of America.”

President Akufo-Addo, has affirmed, in no uncertain terms, that Ghana has “not offered a military base, and will not offer a military base to the United States of America.”

Demonstrators against the Ghana - US military pact bearing messages during the march

Ghana News

“There is no military base, there is no military base, there is no military base. There will never, ever be a military base under President Akufo-Addo, …never ever will Akufo-Addo allow a military base to be set up in Ghana, never… so that is it!” Mustapha Abdul-Hamid echoed repeatedly.

Information Minister Mustapha Abdul-Hamid has scoffed at warnings by groups and individuals opposed to a recent military cooperation pact between the governments of Ghana and the US, saying no amount of demonstrations will change anything.

Demonstrators rally around one of the many placards during the demonstration against Ghana–US military deal

Ghana News

Government has maintained that the deal does not permit the setting up of a military base by the United States Armed Forces, however the group and other critics say the whole package, approved by Ghana’s parliament on March 23, should be reviewed.

The Ghana First Patriotic Front (GFPF), the group that led the organisation of last week’s demonstration against the recent Ghana–US military cooperation deal, has vowed to pile up pressure on government to review the deal.

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu

Ghana News

“We would like to solicit your presence as Organizing Committee Member (OCM) for the upcoming 5th International Conference on Medicinal Practices: Herbal,...

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu, a well-known holistic Ghanaian medical practitioner and prostate cancer researcher, has been invited to join the Organizing Committee of the upcoming, 5th International Conference on Medicinal Practices.

President Akufo-Addo Honoured For Fulfilling Key Campaign Promises

Ghana News

The delegation also expressed gratitude to the President for not reneging on his promise to restore the allowances for teaching and nursing trainees.

President Akufo Addo has been honoured with the Akan title “OseadeɛyƆ”, by the leadership and members of the Adanwomase Kente Weavers and Sellers Association.

Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana News

Ms Safo had said her office "exists to advise the President on procurement policies and strategies" and so it did not have the locus to answer the question.

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, is to appear before Parliament to answer a question on the procurement processes by which the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) awarded a contract worth GH¢28.8 million to Dextro Impex for the supply of 1,800 vehicles.

Justice Stephen Brobbey.

Ghana News

The Commission chaired by Justice Stephen Brobbey, was inaugurated by President Akufo-Addo last year to establish whether there is a need and substantial demand for the creation of new regions in the Volta, Western, Brong Ahafo and Northern regions.

The Commission of Inquiry into the Creation of New Regions will from next week April 5, begin public hearings to afford members of the public an opportunity to make suggestions and proposals on the creation of the new regions.

GES slashes fees of final year students by 50 per cent

Ghana News

The reduction in fees is because the students who will commence their 2018 WASSCE exams in April and end on June 1, 2018, will spend only seven weeks instead of the full 14 weeks in school.

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has slashed the third term fees of final year students in public Senior High Schools (SHS) by 50 per cent.

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