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Independent presidential aspirant launches campaign document

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Mr Samuel Ofori Ampofo, an independent presidential aspirant, has launched his campaign document towards Ghana’s Election 2020, titled “Moving Ghana Away from Economic Slavery...
Ursula Owusu Ekuful

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful commends husbands for staying at home during lockdown

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Communications Minister Ursula Gifty Owusu-Ekuful on Thursday night sent colleague Members of Parliament reeling with laughter when she said COVID 19 and the...
Kennedy Agyapong

Kennedy Agyapong donates to National Security to fight COVID-19

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Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, Chairman of the Committee on Local Government and MP for Assin Central has donated a quantity of items, valued at...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Government secures US$100 million earmarked to fight COVID-19

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The $100 million earmarked for the fight against COVID-19, announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been secured and available to...
Commuters

Ayeh-Paye advises against panic movement to rural areas

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Mr Samuel Ayeh-Paye, Member of Parliament for Ayensuano, has advised against the panic movement to the rural areas by some residents in communities...
Parliament

Government seeks parliamentary approval on US$35 million COVID-19 financing agreement

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Parliament on Saturday received a request from the Government of Ghana (GoG) to approve an agreement with the World Bank for an amount of...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

Parliament of Ghana quarantines ten MPs and five members of staff

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Speaker of Parliament Aaron Michael Quaye on Monday announced that some ten Members of Parliament (MPs) and five members of staff who traveled abroad...
Jehovah’s Witnesses

JW urge members to observe COIVD 19 measures for protection

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The world headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses is closely monitoring the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (known as COVID-19), and has recommended practical steps...
Social Launching Hungry

Ezeigbo Ghana Foundation launches “Feeding the Hungry” project

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Eze Dr Chukwudi Ihenetu, King of the Igbo Community in Ghana, over the weekend launched in Accra, the Ezeigbo Ghana Foundation “Feeding the Hungry”...
Mr Kwabena Mintah Akandoh

Akandoh: Government’s attitude towards coronavirus is relaxed

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Mr Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, Ranking Member of the Health Committee of Parliament, is holding the Government of Ghana to task in its management of...

Coronavirus scare: temperatures of MPs to be checked

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Members of Parliament in Ghana are to have their temperatures checked to avoid the spread of infections in the chamber. Referring to the novel coronavirus,...
Ghanaian Parliament

Parliament constitutes ad hoc committee to appoint auditor to audit Auditor General’s Office

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Parliament on Thursday adopted a motion for the House to constitute an ad hoc committee, to be chaired by Deputy Majority Leader Sarah...
keta sea port

Consulting services for Keta Sea port to start in April

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Consulting services for feasibility studies to construct a sea port in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region is expected to begin next...
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Ghana yet to ratify AU protocol on free movement of persons

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Ghana has signed on to the African Union (AU) Protocol on Free Movement, but yet to ratify it, Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister...
child trafficking

Child trafficking: worst form of child labour – Gender Minister

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Issues of child trafficking is one of the worst forms of child labour, Gender Children and Social Protection Minister Cynthia Morrison has said on...
Ghanaian Parliament

Parliament to discuss the filth situation in Accra next week

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Members of Parliament would on Thursday engage the Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources to explain what steps are being taken to clean Accra...

Parliament okays proposed $993m multi-purpose Pwalugu Dam project

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Parliament has endorsed a contract agreement covering over US$ 993 million between the Government of Ghana and Powerchina International Group Limited for the construction...

Whip thanks Minority Leader over SONA, requests apology

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Second Deputy Majority Chief Whip Moses Anim on Thursday thanked Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu for participating in welcoming President Nana Akufo-Addo into the...

Minority in silent participation in 2020 SONA debate –Majority Leader

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After staging a walkout on the President Nana Akufo-Addo’s delivery of 2020 State of the Nation Address last week, the Minority National Democratic...
NPP

Ama Asefo-Boakye files nomination forms, frowns on vote-buying

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Nana Ama Asefo-Boakye, an aspiring parliamentary candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Anyaa Sowutuom Constituency has filed her nomination forms to contest...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Minority NDC Caucus boycotts 2020 SONA amidst drama

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The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Thursday morning boycotted the delivery of the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Nana...

MP calls for protection of cocoa farmers from market manipulation

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Dr Kwaku Afriyie, the Member of Parliament for Sefwi Wiawso, has called for the strengthening of measures to protect cocoa farmers from undue...
Ghana Health Service

GHS engages senior journalists on COVID-19

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has engaged some senior journalists and media persons on the outbreak of COVID-19, and gave an assurance that there...
Parliament

Parliament rejects request to probe Airbus scandal

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Parliament on Friday declined a request to set up a committee to investigate a request by Rev John Ntim Fordjour, MP for Assin South,...

Ghana allocates US$400k in preparedness against coronavirus

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Though there is no confirmed case of the coronavirus in Ghana, the Government has allocated GHc2.5 million ($456,204.38) as start-up towards the initial implementation...

MP cries for National Infectious Diseases Management Centre

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Dr Sebastian Issa Ngmenenso Sandaare, Member of Parliament (MP) for Daffiama Bussie Issa, says it is time Ghana had a National Infectious Diseases Management...

PAC reschedules public hearing of CR District Assemblies

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Public Accounts Committee of Parliament on Monday postponed and re-scheduled the public hearing of the Report of Auditor General on the management and utilisatition...

Naab Issah Atibil celebrates five years of installation, with focus on education

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Naab Issah Atibil celebrates five years of installation, with focus on education Naab Akanlusinaam Issah Atibil, Chief of the Builsa Uwasi Community in Accra, has...
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Parliament approves GHC98.036 billion for Government in 2020

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Parliament, before it rose deep in the night on Monday for the Christmas holidays, gave the Government the approval to spend GHC98.036 billion for...
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Parliament likely to conduct business on Christmas Day

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Parliament is likely to extend sitting beyond Saturday, December 21, when it planned to go on recess, to Christmas Day, in order to complete...