The President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV, has stated that until corruption is dealt with completely, the Ghana Beyond Aid mantra of the government will remain a mere rhetoric.
When, in early 2017, the government announced the ban on small-scale mining, it received a lot of support and led to the downscaling of the activities of the miners whose activities had led to the destruction of our forests, water bodies and the environment generally.
A representative of the Conservative Party (CP) of the United Kingdom, Mr John Hayward, has bluntly expressed worry about the profligate expenditure on posters and banners by candidates at the 26th annual delegates’ conference of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) held in Koforidua last Saturday.
At least two suspected rhino poachers have been mauled to death and eaten by lions on a South African game reserve, officials say. Rangers discovered the remains of two, possibly three, people in a lion enclosure in the Sibuya reserve, near the south-east town of Kenton-on-Sea.
The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has been petitioned to prosecute sacked Electoral Commissioner, Charlotte Osei and her two deputies indicted for incompetence.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) aspiring Chairman, Freddie Blay, secured a loan facility from Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), to procure 275 buses for party constituency executives, according to the acting Chairman’s spokesperson.
Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, had condemned National Chairman aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Stephen Ntim, for accusing acting Chairman of the party, Freddie Blay of vote buying.
Government is engaging in $1.25 billion in foreign borrowing from commercial lenders this year to finance its projects and programmes. This is adding to the country’s public debt since these monies are not being used for refinancing of already existing debt.
Minority Chief Whip and Member of Parliament’s Appointment Committee Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak has raised concerns over the inadequate time to vet the President’s four nominees to the Supreme Court.
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