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Vetting Of Ministers To Begin On Friday

Thursday, January 19, 2017 Accra, Jan.19, GNA Mr. Yaw Osafo-Maafo; the Senior Minister-nominee, Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister-nominee for National Security, Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister-nominee for Finance, and Dominic Nitiwul, Minister-nominee for Defence will on Friday January 20, appear before the Appointments Committee of Par ...

Use handing-over notes to protect state assets - Ministers told

Thursday, January 19, 2017 By Beatrice Asamani-Savage/Godwill Arthur-Mensah, GNA Accra, Jan. 19, GNA - Mr David Yaro, the Administrator-General, has tasked the would-be Ministers of State to peruse their predecessors' handing-over notes so as to protect State assets and to perform their duties effectively. He said shoul ...

We're ready to grill Akufo-Addo's nominees – Haruna Iddrisu

Thursday, January 19, 2017 The Minority leader says the vetting of ministerial nominees of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) would be a sharp departure from the usual rubber stamp procedure that has characterized previous exercises. Haruna Iddrisu says they would uphold the Constitution by conducting a thorough backg ...

Farmers appeal for the appointment of minister for cocoa sector

Thursday, January 19, 2017 Cocoa farmers have appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to appoint a Minister for the cocoa sector. They said this was the way forward to bring more efficiency into the organization and management of the cocoa industry - the mainstay of the economy. Nana Kwaku Duah, President of t ...

MP challenges Akufo-Addo's authority to commit troops to Gambia

Thursday, January 19, 2017 The Member of Parliament (MP) for Adaklu in the Volta Region has questioned the decision by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to commit 200 troops to ECOWAS forces. Kwame Governs Agbodza is asking what comprehensive plan has been laid out by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to evacuate ...

Give us nominees’ CVs now for proper vetting – Minority MPs

Thursday, January 19, 2017 Minority members on the Appointments Committee of Parliament, say they are yet to receive the Curriculum Vitaes (CVs) of the the government 8217;s ministerial nominees, barely 24-hours for vetting to commence. The Member of Parliament for Tamale North, and a member of the Committee, Alhassan Suh ...

Vetting of Ministers: Where are your CVs? Minority demand

Thursday, January 19, 2017 With less than 24 hours to go for the much anticipated vetting of minister designates by the Akufo-Addo led government the minority side of the Parliament 39;s appointment committee is complaining about the absence of CVs of the nominees. Deputy Minority Leader James Klutse Avedzi says the absen ...

Ghanaian journalists share experiences on U.S elections

Thursday, January 19, 2017 By Samira Larbie/Mohammed Abdul Rashid, GNA Accra, Jan.18, GNA - The United States of America has nurtured its democracy through the years to become an enviable model, but there are still some inherent weaknesses that observers cannot identify from afar. This position was articulated by some Gha ...

Darkuman Zongo youth happy about prospects of transformation

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Benjamin Hallo, GNA Accra, Jan.18, GNA - Zongo Youths of Darkuman in the Greater Accra Region have expressed their excitement about the creation of the Zongo Development and Inner Cities Ministry, saying it would transform the communities and the livelihoods of the people. President Nana Addo Da ...

Moroccan Monarch's Ghana visit postponed

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Accra, Jan. 18, GNA - The visit of the Moroccan leader, King Mohammed IV, to Ghana today has been postponed. A statement issued on Wednesday in Accra by the Office of the President, and signed by Eugene Arhin, the Acting Director of Communication, said King Mohammed IV could not make the visit. ...

Cadres urge Ghanaians to support new government

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 By Samuel Akapule, GNA Bolgatanga, Jan. 18, GNA - The Upper East branch of the United Cadres Front (UCF), has appealed to Ghanaians to support the new government, to enable it implement its policies and programmes in order to improve upon the lot of Ghanaians. The Cadres made the appeal in a rel ...

Mahama has not declared he won't contest 2020 elections

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Accra, Jan. 17, GNA - Mr Fred Agbenyo, the Deputy Communications Director of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), says former President John Dramani Mahama, has not openly declared that he would not contest the December 2020 general election. He said Mr Mahama explained that he has not told th ...

Akufo-Addo didn't plagiarise, original source of quote is unknown - Ofori Boahen

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has dismissed criticisms that the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo committed plagiarism in his inaugural speech. NPP Deputy General Secretary, Nana Obiri Boahen, says what the President did could not qualify for plagiarism. Speaking at a press confe ...
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