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Gov’t fights off opposition to creation of new regions

Minister for Regional Re-organization, Dan Kwaku Bowte, is fighting off claims that moves to create new regions are a waste of time because that will not lead to development. The Regional Re-organization Minister is convinced the six new regions will lead to better management of Ghana’s resources to boost development. “Government gets closer to the people…there will better supervision,” he ...

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Valerie Sawyerr is intimidated by my integrity – Rawlings

Former President Rawlings has finally responded to Valerie Sawyerr for attacking him, describing her as a person without integrity who should be ignored. The former Deputy Chief of Staff, criticized the founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) over what she described as demonizing comments he made against the current leadership of the NDC. In an article, she accused Mr. ...

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Chaos at EC could erode Ghana’s democratic gains – Dr. Akwetey

Ghana could lose its hard won reputation as a model of democracy in Africa if the ongoing implosion at the EC is not doused immediately, Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey has warned. The Executive Director at the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) also cautioned the “very high reputations” the country’s elections management body has won for itself, could be eroded with the ...

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MPs immunity from arrest mantra is medieval- Kofi Bentil

Vice President of IMANI Africa Kofi Bentil says the immunity of Members of Parliament from arrest is medieval. He said the MPs will only be extricating themselves from the common realities if say they cannot be searched or arrested by the police under the element of surprise. While he does not think that the procedures of Parliament must be interfered ...

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