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Appointment of deputy regional ministers irrelevant – Governance Expert

Source: GNA A local Governance Expert has taken a swipe at the Government for the appointment of deputy regional ministers describing it as irrelevant. He said the size of the current government would definitely have some implications on the public purse and, therefore, repeated the call for the enactment of a law to put a cap on the number of ...

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‘Elephant Size Government’: Lecturer counters IMANI Boss

Source: mynewsgh.com The raging controversy over the size of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government is far from over with various pundits taking various positions. Whereas the President of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has made mockery of the 110 appointees making up the new government and shot down government’s defense through the Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid that the number is ...

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Ambassadors’ list: Gina Blay for Germany, Anna Bossman for France

Source: Starrfmonline.com Wife of the acting National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party Freddie Blay has been appointed by President Akufo-Addo as Ghana’s Ambassador to Germany. Starrfmonline.com has gathered that Mrs. Gina Blay went for her letter from the President at the Flagstaff House on Thursday, March 16, 2017. The President has also appointed former CHRAJ boss Anna Bossman as ...

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Duncan Williams, Otabil, others to oversee construction of national cathedral

Source: citifmonline.com President Nana Akufo-Addo has inaugurated a board of trustees to oversee the construction of a national cathedral in the national capital, Accra. The President said the cathedral will among others, serve as a venue for national religious events. The Board will be chaired by the former Head of the Methodist Church, Rev. Asante Antwi., with Rev. Charles Palmer ...

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Ghana needs just 30 ministers – Franklin Cudjoe

Source: citifmonline.com Ghana can do with just about 30 ministers who will be in charge of running the various ministries and regions. This is the assertion by founding president of Imani Africa, Franklin Cudjoe. According to him, the size of the country’s economy makes it possible for the country to have fewer ministers than it currently has to operate. His ...

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How international media reported Ghana’s ‘elephant sized’ ministerial list

ource: mynewsgh.com President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made several headlines in the media both locally and internationally for the size of his government which has attracted a wide range of criticisms from the citizenry as well as Ghanaians living outside the confines of the country. As always been the case, the international media had a very unique way of ...

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Akufo-Addo’s 110 ministers to swallow GHC20m yearly as salary

Source: classfmonline.com The state will pay GHC20, 211, 048 per annum as salaries for President Nana Akufo-Addo’s ministers and their deputies. This implies that at the end of the four-year mandate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, the country would have spent a total amount of GHS 80, 844, 192 on salaries alone. The 110 ministers comprise 50 substantive ...

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Akufo-Addo names 50 deputies, 4 ministers of state

Source: citifmonline.com The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has named 54 persons to serve as ministers of state at the presidency and deputy ministers of state in his government. In a letter addressed to the speaker of Parliament on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the president urged the house to approve the nominees which include the deputy majority leader, Adjoa Sarfo, penned to ...

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