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RISE-Ghana welcomes creation of Water Resources and Sanitation Ministry

RISE-Ghana, a Bolgatanga-based Non-Governmental Organization has applauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for creating a new ministry christened; Water Resources and Sanitation Ministry. In a statement signed by the Executive Director of RISE-Ghana, Awal Ahmed, and copied to TopNews Ghana, ...

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Arhin ‘muted’ at presidency – Anyidoho

Eugene Arhin, Director of Communications at the seat of government, the Flagstaff House, has been practically emasculated in his role as Director of Communications at the Presidency with the appointment of Mustapha Hamid as Minister of Information and Presidential Spokesperson, ...

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Suspected Donkey Thief Lynched

Suspected criminals in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region have met their untimely deaths  in recent times following residents’ increased anger over the stealing of motorcycles, animals and sometimes over burglary. The latest of such anger is the ...

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Expedite vetting process: Akufo-Addo to parliament

Parliament must, as a matter of urgency, speed up the vetting of ministers-designate to enable the new government begin work and implement policy proposals and programmes to get the economy back on track, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. ...

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Full list of Ministerial nominees

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday January 10, 2017 released the names of  the first batch of ministers to serve in his administration. In all, 13 persons have been designated pending approval by Parliament. Designating the ministers at the Jubulee House, ...

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Parliament resumes sitting today

The 2nd Sitting of the 1st Meeting of the 1st Session of the 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana will resume sitting today January 10, 2017. This week, a number of activities are tabled for attention. In a ...

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Ayorkor Botchway is Foreign Affairs Minister-Designate

President Nana Akufo-Addo has named Member of Parliament for Anyaa-Sowutuom, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway as Foreign Affairs Minister-Designate. Mr Akufo-Addo made the announcement while interacting with a Chinese delegation that paid a courtesy call on him at the presidency on Monday, ...

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Akufo-Addo assigns Mahama to represent him in the Gambia

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo of Ghana has designated his predecessor, John Mahama to stand in for him at an ECOWAS mini-summit in The Gambia today, January 9, 2017. Before retiring from office, President Mahama had been instrumental in ...

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President Mahama: IMF Extended Credit Facility has resulted in an improved macro environment

President John Dramani Mahama has said the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Extended Credit Facility (ECF) programme adopted by his government has resulted in an improved macro environment which is seeing a steady decline in inflation and interest rates. In his ...

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RISE-Ghana: Prioritize allocation of resources to the most challenged districts

Awal Ahmed, the Executive Director of Rural Initiatives for Self-Empowerment Ghana (RISE-Ghana), has called on the central government to realign and prioritize the allocation of resources to the most challenged district assemblies to enable them also to develop. In an ...

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