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Doe-Adjaho sworn in as President of Ghana

The Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe -Adjaho is now acting as President of the Republic of Ghana. Mr. Doe-Adjaho was sworn in by the Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood on Thursday, September 19, 2013. This follows the departure of President Mahama to attend the investiture of the newly elected Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, who should ...

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Bigwigs jostle for positions in NPP

Even before the dust settles on the outcome of the landmark election petition, serious and intense jockeying for various positions have begun in the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), with virtually every single slot up for grabs. Interestingly, the position of National Chairman is attracting more attention. It all began after the nine-member Supreme Court justices ruled against the petitioners ...

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My father’s ideals best for Africa – Samia

Source: Joy Online Samia Yaba Nkruma, daughter of Ghana’s first President believes there must be a paradigm shift in governments’ policy orientation across Africa if the continent will achieve the dreams of its founders. She said the dream of her father which can be described as “Nkrumaism’ envisaged a united continent consisting of self-sufficient industrialised African nations that are capable ...

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African leaders to hold summit on Kenya’s ICC cases

Source: Reuters African leaders will meet in the Ethiopian capital on October 13 to take a common stance on whether to join Kenya’s planned pull-out from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the prosecution of its leaders, officials said on Thursday. So far there does not seem to be much support for it, but heads of state from the 54-member ...

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Open letter to President Mahama

I write this letter to you as a youth activist of the great NDC party and by the spirit, ideals, principles and the ideology of the NDC, and the promise of the true ”better Ghana”. I actively championed and campaigned vigorously and aggressively to get you elected as the president of the republic of Ghana. I have watched in horror ...

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Restrict NPP flagbearer race to 3 – Mensah Bonsu

Source: Ghana | RadioXYZonline.com Minority leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has suggested that his party must consider minimizing the number of persons that contest as presidential candidates during primaries. He is one of a few people within the NPP who suggest that at least three candidates be allowed to contest during primaries for the flagbearer slot. He said such a ...

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Kufuor, others must be investigated over GNPC ship – Kobby

Source: radioxyzonline.com A former Deputy Minister of Interior Kobby Acheampong says President Kufuor, Mr. Kan Dapaah and K.T. Hammond must be criminally investigated over the sale of the GNPC drill ship, Discovery 511. The ship was sold over a decade ago to pay judgment debts awarded in favour of Societe Generale by a UK court. However, the energy ministry, the ...

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Sole Commissioner to summon Akufo-Addo

The Judgement Debt Commission will cut short Nana Akufo-Addo’s prayer-filled holidays in England by recalling him to Accra to answer questions on the 2001 sale of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Drillship, Discoverer 511 for US$24 million. The ex-presidential candidate, together with his colleagues in the Kufuor administration namely; Albert Kan-Dapaah, K.T. Hammond and many others, were instrumental in the ...

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