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Asiedu Nketiah explains history behind his nickname “General Mosquito”

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress, (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, has explained the history behind his nickname "General Mosquito". Asiedu Nketiah said this when he appeared on GTV's Breakfast Show.

Government presents Mid-Year Budget Review today

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, will today present the 2021 Mid-year budget review to Parliament in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921). A statement issued by the Ministry said the presentation...

NDC to appeal Assin North High Court ruling

The Minority in Parliament is set to challenge the Cape Coast High Court in the Central Region ruling in respect to Assin North 2020 parliamentary election The Minority at a news conference in Parliament has shown its readiness to challenge...

Some Political Parties share expectations ahead of 2021 Mid-year Budget Review Tomorrow

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta, is expected to present the Mid-year budget review for 2021, tomorrow. This follows the main budget for the year presented in March by the Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu...

Cape Coast High Court quashes 2020 Assin North Parlaimentary elections and calls for fresh polls

The Cape Coast High Court in the Central Region has declared the 2020 parliamentary election held in the Assin North Constituency as null and void. The Court has therefore ordered for a fresh election to be conducted in the constituency. This...

“This too shall pass” – Koku Anyidoho reacts to dismissal

Mr. Samuel Koku Anyidoho, former Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC),  has related his dismissal from the NDC Party to the Biblical Joseph story when his brothers sold him into slavery. In response to his dismissal he...

Pro-partisan media organisations top media ethics violations -MFWA

A recent media monitoring study by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has shown that politically-affiliated media organisations perpetrate over 50 per cent of media ethics violations in Ghana. The study, which covered the period of June 2020 to...

Ghana’s democracy does not help minority parties –Bernard Mornah

Mr Bernard Mornah, the Immediate Past Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), on Tuesday, observed that the nature of the country’s democracy does not help in sustaining minority political parties. He, therefore, called for a political party stakeholders’ forum...

Majority Leader advocates consensus building in Parliament

Mr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Majority Leader and Minister for Parliament Affairs has advocated trust and consensus building in Parliament in order to enhance the country’s democracy. According to him, a lot more needs to be done to protect Ghana’s current democratic...

Privileges Committee to begin hearing case against Kennedy Agyapong on August 5

The Privileges Committee of Parliament has set the fifth of next month, for the public hearing of the contempt case brought against the Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong. This was arrived at after a virtual meeting of the Privileges Committee...

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Four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles has reacted to the widespread support she has received after withdrawing from Thursday's all-around final. The American gymnast pulled...

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UK journalist sued by Russian billionaire over Putin book

Chelsea Football Club owner, Roman Abramovich and other Russian billionaires have sued a British Journalist over a book about the rise of President Vladimir...

FULL TEXT: Finance Minister presents 2021 Mid Year Budget Review

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, Thursday 29th July, 2021 presented the 2021 Mid-year budget review to Parliament in accordance with Section 28...