Sunday, March 7, 2021

Parliament approves Kojo, Hawa, Afriyie Akoto other nominees

The three Miniserial-nominees who were rejected by the Minority side on the Appointments Committee have been approved by Parliament through secret balloting. Information Minister-designate Kojo Oppong Nkrumah sailed through with 115 Yes votes as against...

You’ve retired – Akufo-Addo to Domelevo

President Akufo-Addo says documents available to him suggest that Auditor-General Daniel Yao Domelevo has reached his retirement age. The development comes in the wake of the standoff between the Auditor-General and the Audit Service board...

Ursula, Dame, Amewu others vetted again over Minority concerns

The Appointments Committee of Parliament has for the second time vetted the five nominees whose approval were put on hold at the behest of the minority. John Peter Amewu, Godfred Dame, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Kwasi...

Noguchi dismisses allegations of fake Covid results

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research has dismissed allegations of falsification of Covid-19 test results after investigations were conducted. The investigations were conducted after one Kofi Acheampong alleged that the institute falsified his Coronavirus...

E/R: Two persons on motorbike burnt to death

Two persons on a commercial motorbike have been burnt to death in a fatal crash with a commercial vehicle at Adawso in the Akuapem North Municipality of the Eastern Region. The accident occurred Tuesday, March...

NDC MPs withdraw consent for Kan Dapaah, Dery, Nitiwul’s approval

Minority Members on the Appointments Committee of Parliament have withdrawn their consent for the approval of the three security sector ministers-designate following an uproar in the NDC. Kan Dapaah, for National Security, Dominic Nitiwul for...

NDC writes to EC for refund of 2020 polls filing fees

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has written to the Electoral Commission demanding a refund of the filing fees its representatives paid for the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary polls. Ghana's electoral laws require the electoral commission...

Criticise us violently but don’t insult us – Judicial Service to Media

The Judicial Service has urged the media to go ahead with its criticisms of the service as long as they are constructive but must refrain from insults and words that may dent the reputation...

Challenge over Domelevo’s nationality useless – Fmr. UN Advisor

A former UN Advisor on Governance Prof. Agyeman-Duah says the challenge over the Auditor General's nationality by the Audit Service Board is useless. According to him, Daniel Domelevo has served the country well over the...

Appoint more persons with disability – Otiko to Akufo-Addo

The former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba, has called on President Akufo Addo to walk the talk on the appointment of persons with disability and women to key positions...

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