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President’s press secretary apologises for ‘plagiarised speech

Eugene Arhin, Director of Communication at the Presidency has rendered an unqualified apology for portions of President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo’s inaugural speech which did not acknowledge the sources of some of the quotes he used. Social media went rife after some Ghanaians accused the president of plagiarising the inaugural …

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Ocquaye Is Speaker! Osei Owusu, Babgin To Assist

Minutes after mid-night Friday, Prof Mike Ocquaye will be proposed and most likely sworn-in as Speaker of Parliament for the Seventh Parliament of the 4th Republic. This was confirmed by Joe Osei Owusu who himself has been proposed for a First Deputy Speaker role and will be sworn-in tomorrow. With …

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‘We’ll Defend Legacies Of NDC Gov’t’ – Iddrisu

Minority leader-designate, Haruna Iddrisu says he would work with his colleagues to defend the legacies of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the country. He said he is proud of NDC government’s achievements and would resist every attempt by the incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) government to change Ghana’s development …

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Infrastructure Was Not Enough To Win Us Power, We Are Sorry – NDC

As the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is smiling and basking in glory awaiting Saturday’s inauguration of its Presidential Candidate, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is talking rebuilding. Outgoing Deputy Power Minister and Member of Parliament (MP) for Pru East, Dr Kwabena Donkor, has apologized on behalf of the party to …

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FULL TEXT…Prez Mahama’s Last SoNA

Your Excellency the Vice President, Right Honourable Speaker, Your Ladyship the Chief Justice Honourable Members of Parliament Mr. Speaker, Allow me to begin by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Afihyiapa. This hall that exists within these walls is a place where I have always felt at home. It was …

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Blame Economic Woes On Global Trends – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has said that recent developments in advanced economies have led to an adverse economic projection for Ghana. Delivering his last State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Thursday, January 5, in accordance with article 67 of the 1992 constitution, Mr Mahama pointed out: “As the …

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Uganda Defeated 2-0 By Tunisia In Pre-AFCON Test Game

Ghana’s Afcon 2017 group opponents Uganda were beaten 2-0 by Tunisia in a preparatory game Wednesday afternoon. It did not take long for Etoile du Sahel midfielder Hamza Lahmar to neatly convert a free-kick on the 6th minute, which kept Cranes goalkeeper Salim Jamal rooted on his toes at the …

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Akufo-Addo’s Appointments Impressive So Far – Prof Adei

A former rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei, has described as “impressive” the list of appointments made so far by the President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo. According to him, the persons appointed to serve in the incoming government represent a fair blend of gender, …

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Mahama Delivers Final State Of The Nation Address Today

President John Mahama will today, Thursday, 5 January 2017, deliver his final State of the Nation Address as he prepares to leave office and make way for President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo. Mr Akufo-Addo will be sworn into office by the Chief Justice in parliament on Saturday, 7 January. Mr Mahama’s final …

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Abu Jinapor responds to critics on his appointment

Incoming Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor has said he would work to vindicate the confidence reposed in him by President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who on Wednesday announced that the young lawyer would be a Deputy Chief of Staff in his government. Mr Jinapor’s assurance followed disapprovals …

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