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Govt's Claims That Corruption Survey Was Skewed Is Pathetic - Iea

Friday, February 27, 2015 The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Ghana, has refuted claims that the sample for the Afrobarometer report that gave a damning verdict on government's performance is politically skewed. The IEA report ranked the Office of the President as the second most corrupt institution in Ghana. The ...

Government is bent on expanding infrastructure

Thursday, February 26, 2015 EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE Accra, Feb. 26, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday expressed government's determination to step up infrastructural development in the coming years. While we continue to build more hospitals and schools, other critical sectors such as water, roads, transport, IC ...

President Mahama seeks harmony among political parties

Thursday, February 26, 2015 EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE Accra, Feb. 26, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama has expressed his intention to use dialogue to increase mutual understanding among political parties with the aim of improving relations for peaceful co-existence. 'To enhance rapprochement and political harmony, I will con ...

Ethnic and cultural diversity source of strength - Prez Mahama

Thursday, February 26, 2015 EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE Accra, Feb. 26, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama has enjoined Ghanaians to live together as one people 'as destiny brought us together as one nation', saying 'our ethnic and cultural diversity is a source of strength not a weakness.' 'We must reject any attempt to sow any ...

President Mahama calls for patriotism

Thursday, February 26, 2015 EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE Accra, Feb 26, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama, on Thursday called for unity, knowledge sharing and collective efforts to ensure rapid socio-economic development of the country. He said as a nation with different socio-political backgrounds, there were bound to be differ ...

Supreme Court orders EC to stop running ads on District Assembly Elections

Thursday, February 26, 2015 The Supreme Court has ordered the Electoral Commission to stop running advertisements on the March 3rd District Assembly Elections. Joy News reporter Kwakye Afreh Nuamah was in court and reports that the judges said it was inappropriate for the EC to be running advertisements of the elections whe ...

Full Text - State of the Nation Address

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Rt. Hon. Speaker Your Excellency, the Vice President Your Ladyship, the Chief Justice Honourable Members of Parliament I feel honoured to stand once again before this August house, pursuant to Article 67 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, to present to you a message on the State of ...

'Mahama Talks Too Much But Does Very Little' - Gyan-Baffour

Thursday, February 26, 2015 President John Mahama is full of talk without action, a former Deputy Finance Minister in the Kufuor administration, Prof George Gyan-Baffour has told Bernard Nasara Saibu in Parliament moments after the President finished delivering his third state of the nation address Thursday February 26, 20 ...

NSS payroll fraud: Gov't saves over ¢20m- Mahama

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Government has saved the state over 20 million cedis that would otherwise have lined the pockets of some officials at the National Service Secretariat. This was disclosed by President John Mahama during his penultimate state of the nation address to Parliament on Wednesday. The amount saved wa ...

NCCE builds capacity of Women aspirants

Thursday, February 26, 2015 EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE Asamankese, Feb. 26, GNA - The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the West Akyem Municipal Assembly has organized a workshop for women aspiring to be elected assembly members in the March 3 polls. Organized in collaboration with the European Union (EU), the wo ...

Government would not be distracted - Deputy Minister

Thursday, February 26, 2015 EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE Kumasi, Feb 24, GNA - Mr. Joseph Yamin, Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, says the government is focused and would not be distracted from its goal of working to improve the situation of the people. He said it would continue to work with zeal and determination to meet the exp ...

ECOWAS Member States Adopt A Declaration To Eradicate Statelessness

Thursday, February 26, 2015 By Iddi Z. Yire, GNA Special Correspondent in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, Courtesy of the UNHCR Abidjan, Feb 26, GNA - Ministers of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted a declaration in the context of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) ...

Aspiring Assembly Members Go To School

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Half-Assini, WR, Feb 26, GNA - The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO)-Ghana, with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has organised a workshop to build the capacity of 42 selected aspirants of the Jomoro District Assembly. They include two incumbent ...
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