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Let’s not politicise COVID 19 – Gov’t to political parties

Government urged political parties to support measures to fight COVID-19 The government has urged political parties to support its measures to fight COVID-19 in the country and not politicise the matter. Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah made the call at a sensitisation workshop for political parties in Accra on Thursday, 26 March 2020. The meeting […]

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“We’re not like those who used our money to buy akonfem” – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said unlike the biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) does not fritter the country’s resources on guinea fowls (akonfem). According to him, the NPP is a party that keeps its promises unlike the NDC. “We are not like those who used the country’s […]

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A-G’s contempt case adjourned to 24 Feb.

An Accra High Court has adjourned the contempt case filed against Auditor-General Daniel Yaw Domelevo to 24 February 2020.  Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo and four others initiated a contempt application against Mr Domelevo for his refusal to file a response to their appeal against his decision to disallow a $1-million payment made under his supervision […]

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Leave us out of your presidential debates – NPP to NCCE

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has dissociated itself from any presidential debate the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) intends to hold ahead of the December elections. According to the NPP, the NCCE has not had any prior engagements with the party on the matter and has, therefore, breached courtesy by publicly announcing its […]

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Airbus Bribery Scandal: Why Mahama can’t exonerate himself

The bribery scandal involving Airbus, Europe’s largest aerospace multinational, has opened a whole conversation on the corruption subject involving the former president and current flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama. According to The Guardian of the UK, Airbus was found guilty by a High Court in London for paying huge […]

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Mahama sets social media ablaze after Airbus bribery claims

Ghanaians on social media have taken former president John Mahama to the cleaners after Europe’s largest aerospace multinational, Airbus admitted that it paid huge bribes in order to secure contracts in a number of countries, Ghana, included under the erstwhile Mills-Mahama administration. The multinational company was fined £3 billion as penalties after a High Court […]

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Airbus scandal: Mahama’s presidential ambition in limbo – Franklin Cudjoe

IMANI President, Franklin Cudjoe has said that John Mahama’s presidential campaign towards the December 2020 elections, will definitely take a hit following the recent Airbus corruption scandal. Ghana, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and Taiwan, have been cited as destinations where Europe’s largest aerospace multinational, Airbus, admitted that it paid huge bribes in order to secure […]

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You commissioned headpans for kayayei; stop criticising ambulances – Gov’t jabs Mahama

The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has taken a swipe at former President John Dramani Mahama over his recent criticism of the 307 ambulances that were distributed by the President across the country. Mr Mahama, in a media interaction, described the procurement and distribution of the 307 new ambulances as a “misplaced priority”.  […]

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Dec polls: “If you shed blood, you’ll answer to me if I win” – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has warned that anybody who sheds Ghanaian blood on the day of elections this year with the aim of frustrating the National Democratic Congress (NDC) from freely and fairly participating in the polls, would be held accountable by his government should he win. Speaking at the one-year anniversary of the Ayawaso […]

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