POLITICS

Mahama heads to Yendi for new Yaa-Naa outdooring

Former President John Dramani Mahama has arrived in Tamale to partake in the Coronation of the new Yaa-Naa  Abukari Mahama II at Yendi today. Today’s coronation is the result of years of collaborative engagements by successive governments, the two Royal Gates of Dagbang and the Committee of Eminent Persons chaired by Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. Mr. Mahama in expressing his ...

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NHIA CEO ordered to leave office

The CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Dr Samuel Annor has been directed to leave office latest by March 2019, an official at the presidency reveals. Dr. Annor is leaving the Authority after barely two years in office having been appointed in March 2017. Starrfmonline.com is reliably informed that the consultant obstetrician/gynaecologist has received a letter from the ...

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Macroeconomics under Akufo-Addo ‘excellent’, ‘unbelievable’ – Prof. Adei

A former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei has said the Nana Akufo-Addo-led government has managed the macroeconomics of the country “excellently” after two years in power. According to him, although there are challenges, the government’s positives far outweigh the negatives and if the government will continue in the same direction, Ghana ...

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Ghana, Hungary join forces to boost water management

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hungary on Cooperation in the Field of Water Management with a commitment to work toward establishing a framework for a swift and seamless co-operation between the parties on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefits. The signing ceremony took place on ...

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Where are the GITMO 2? – Ablakwa asks government

The Minority spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa wants the government to brief Ghanaians about the status of the two ex-detainees of Guantanamo Bay living in Ghana. The Ghana government in January 2016 accepted transfer of two Yemeni ex-detainees – Mahmud Umar Muhammed Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih Al-Dhuby – from the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay ...

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Corruption under Mahama was too high – Stephen Adei

Corruption under the John Mahama-led administration was very high, a situation that cost the country significant progress in its development agenda, Former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei, has said. He noted that Mr. Mahama eroded all the gains of the John Agyekum Kufuor administration including prospects in the oil sector following ...

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Mahama didn’t collapse AngloGold Obuasi Mines – Tony Aubynn

Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Minerals Commission, Dr. Tony Aubynn has refuted claims making rounds that the previous National Democratic Congress (NDC) government collapsed the AngloGold (AGA) Obuasi Mine. Dr Aubynn who was speaking on Ete Sen on Radio XYZ 93.1 Wednesday morning noted the Obuasi mine was closed in 2014 due to some challenges with the concession ...

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Former YEA deputy Co-ordinator arrested by BNI?

Luv News has learnt of the reported arrest of former Deputy Co-ordinator of the erstwhile National Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, Alhassan Tapsoba. He is said to have been picked up from his residence in Kumasi on Monday by unidentified persons and relatives say they have not heard from him since. His wife has ...

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Court orders MTN to produce Ayariga’s audio chat as Amidu pursues him

An Accra Circuit Court yesterday, ordered the Managing Director of Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) to produce audio conversation of Mahama Ayariga, Member of Parliament for Bawku Central and an officer of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). The court gave the order at the request of Special Prosecutor (SP) Mr Martin Alamisi Burns Kaiser Amidu. Mr Amidu told the Accra Circuit ...

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