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Corruption: Provide proof – Ursula dares Ken Agyapong

Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has challenged Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, to go beyond verbal accusations and provide evidence to support allegations of corruption levelled against her. The Assin Central MP had made claims alleging that a contract to provide cards for the national identification cards was given to an entity who he said had paid some monie ...

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Corruption: Sue Ken Agyapong – Ursula advised

Leading member of pressure group, Occupy Ghana, Sydney Casely-Hayford, has urged Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, to take legal action against Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong. Mr Casely-Hayford holds the view that if the minister finds comments of corruption against her by Mr Agyapong as defamatory, her next line of action should be to seek redress in court. “If ...

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‘All state looters must be severely punished’ – MFWA

Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, is calling on authorities to ensure that every individual found culpable in any corrupt act is sanctioned. Mr Braimah is wondering if the erstwhile Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) “knew about, covered up and presided over all these monumental scandals and still wanted to govern our dear country”. “Well, all th ...

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Replace Quaittoo with Hor – Group to Akufo-Addo

Friends of Planting for Food and Jobs, a pressure group, has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to appoint William Hor, the 2016 NPP parliamentary candidate for Afram-Plains South, as the Deputy Minister of Agriculture. According to the group, Mr Hor has the right knowledge to help advance the course of the government as far as the agriculture sector is concerned. Mr Quiattoo resigned after des ...

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Nketia attack proves breakdown of law and order – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has condemned an attack on its General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, adding that the breakdown in law and order in the country is unacceptable. “The NDC sees this development, not only as a threat on Honourable Asiedu Nketia’s life, but a serious security threat to all law-abiding citizens. Indeed, the attack indicates a breakdown of law and order, a situation whic ...

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Resign like Quaittoo did: Gyampo to Ahomka-Lindsay

A lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has stated that Deputy Minister of Trade, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, should not be at post over his 'whining' comment. The political analyst stated that he does not see why Mr Ahomka-Lindsay has not resigned for making derogatory comments about diasporans if former Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, William Quaittoo, resigned for making unf ...

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Nketia unhappy with police inaction on gun attack

The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has expressed worry about the failure of security agencies to apprehend gunmen who attacked him several days after the incident. Gunmen attacked Mr Nketia at Suhum, in the Eastern Region on Monday, August 28 when he was returning from a trip to Kumasi. Narrating the incident to, Mr Nketia sai ...

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Rawlings started public insults – Roberts-Mensah

The use of uncouth language by public officials started from the governance of former President Jerry John Rawlings and gradually gained roots over the years, Joseph Roberts-Mensah, Head of Strategic Communication, UN Mission in South Sudan, has said. The veteran broadcaster who was reacting to ill statements by resigned Deputy Minister of Agriculture, William Quaittoo, wants government to set high standard ...

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Quaittoo’s resignation’ll appease northerners – Inusah

The resignation of Deputy Minister of Agriculture, William Quaittoo, over ill comments which he has apologized and shown remorse for, will minimize the damage of the unfortunate ethnocentric comments he uttered, Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale Central, Inusah Fuseini, has observed. The former Minister for Lands and Natural Resources under the erstwhile Mahama administration who hails from the north sai ...

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CID invites A Plus, Ken Agyapong over corruption allegations

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has invited controversial musician, Kwame A Plus, and Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyepong, to aid investigations concerning corruption allegations they made against some individuals at the Flagstaff House, Class FM has gathered. A Plus has accused John Jinapor and Francis Asenso-Boakye, both Deputy Chiefs of Staff at t ...

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