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NPP must elect Bawumia as next flagbearer – William Quaitoo

Posted: September 14, 2017 at 1:07 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Opinion, Politics

Former Deputy Minister of Agriculture, William Quaitoo says the best person within the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to succeed President Akufo Addo is Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. President Nana Addo a few months ago suggested he may not lead the NPP party into the next presidential election in 2020. At his first encounter with the […]

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Free SHS is a good policy – Inusah Fuseini

Posted: September 14, 2017 at 12:19 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Opinion, Politics

Inusah Fuseini, Member of Parliament for Tamale Central and the former Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, has said the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy of the Akufo-Addo-led government is a good policy. According to him, the President has adopted a ‘radical approach’ with the introduction of the policy that is aimed at giving […]

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Posted: September 11, 2017 at 5:01 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured, Opinion

A Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, Mr Akilu Sayibu, has appealed to the media in Dagbon to help market the Northern Region as a place worthy of investors and investment. Speaking to the media in Tamale on Sunday during the launch of ” The Dagbon Peace and Progress Now”, Mr […]

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Carlos Akenkorah’s six months suspension ‘insignificant’ – Kyei Baffour

Posted: September 8, 2017 at 11:16 am   /   Editor's Choice, Opinion, Science & Environment

A local governance expert, Mr George Kyei-Baffour has described the six months suspension of the Member of Parliament for Tema West, Mr Carlos Ahenkorah by the Tema Municipal Assembly (TMA) as “insignificant”. The TMA suspended the MP who is a member of the assembly over his conduct and posture against a decision to demolish unauthorised […]

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OPINION: Employing fresh graduates by Corporate Ghana – HR or finance decision or both?

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 3:05 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Opinion

Data from the Institute of Statistics, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana shows that only 10 per cent of graduates find jobs after their first year of completing school and that it may take up to 10 years for a large number of graduates to secure employment due to varied challenges […]

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Employ thinkers to keep NPP in power for five terms – Kufour to NPP

Posted: August 26, 2017 at 10:15 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Opinion, Politics

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has admonished the New Patriotic Party to employ strategists and thinkers who will serve as backroom staff to enable the the party stay in power for long. According to him, such people must be paid well and made to develop extensive roadmap and short, medium and long term strategies for […]

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Be careful of demons – Kwesi Botchwey cautions government

Posted: July 31, 2017 at 11:49 am   /   Editor's Choice, Opinion, Politics

Former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Kwesi Botchwey, has advised current managers of the Ghanaian economy to be careful of demons that hover around public policy lapses and destroy fiscal consolidation. According to him, these demons have for decades worked as hard as the builders. Lack of focus on economic growth, he says, […]

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Mahama best bet for NDC in 2020 – Ayine

Posted: July 31, 2017 at 11:17 am   /   Editor's Choice, Opinion, Politics

A former Deputy Attorney-General and Deputy Minister of Justice, Dr Dominic Ayine, has reiterated that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is better off with John Dramani Mahama as its flag bearer heading into the next election. In response to a question whether former President John Dramani Mahama, who lost to the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) […]

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Britain needs ‘national debate’ about banning Muslim girls from wearing veils in public

Posted: July 3, 2017 at 9:48 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Opinion, Religion, World News

Britain should consider banning Muslim girls and young women from wearing veils in schools and public places, a Home Office minister has said. Jeremy Browne, a Liberal Democrat, said there needs to be a national debate about whether the state should step in to protect young women from having the veil “imposed” on them. Mr […]

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NPP will soon collapse – Kennedy Agyapong warns

Posted: June 30, 2017 at 3:31 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Opinion, Politics

New Patriotic Party (NPP) firebrand, Kennedy Agyepong has envisaged the collapse of the party should they go ahead to drag him before court as threatened by some elements within. A visibly unhappy Kennedy Agyepong on Accra-based Asempa Fm on Thursday said “the way I am angry, the NPP will collapse soon. They have vowed to […]

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