Politics

Sack Lazy Contractors – Akufo-Addo Orders

 With effect from Monday, October 14, 2019, any contractor that has been engaged by a district assembly but is not living up to expectation will have their contracts terminated. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has boldly declared that his administration will not sit aloof for contractors to unduly delay government projects whilst the citizenry suffers. […]

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NPP Condemns Police Brutality On Law Students

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has condemned police brutalities against some law students. The students were protesting on Monday, October 7, 2019, against mass failures in the recent Law School Examinations. Police personnel deployed for the protest action allegedly used excessive force against the demonstrators who were harmless and non-violent. The NPP in a statement […]

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We Need Quality Education Not CSE – Mahama To Govt.

Flag bearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama has joined calls from civil society organisations, religious bodies, the Minority, parents and majority of Ghanaians for the government to drop plans of introducing Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) into the curricula of basic schools. Persons against CSE describe it as “satanic” and […]

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18 Disqualified Ahead of NPP’s Partial Primaries

Eighteen aspirants have been disqualified by the National Parliamentary Appeals Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the party’s parliamentary primaries in orphan constituencies. Two aspirants have also had their nominations referred to the National Executive Committee (NEC) for a substantive decision. The rest out of a total of 292 aspirants have consequently […]

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“Vigilantes Get 15 Years In Jail; Illegal Miners 25 Years” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has given his assent to the Vigilantism and Related Offences Act, 2019, which bans acts of vigilantism in the country, disbands vigilante groups, including political party vigilante groups and land guards. According to President Akufo-Addo, “a person who directly or indirectly instigates or solicits the activity […]