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POLITICS

Even Kweku Baako Cannot Deny Your Diabolical Nature: Randy Abbey Boldly Tells Nana Akomea

Speaking on the Good Morning Ghana show, the managing director of the State Transport Committee, Nana Akomea, called on Parliament to investigate and probe the Honorable Member of North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, on the scandal that led to his resignation from the appointment select committee parliament in 2021.

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Even Kweku Baako Cannot Deny Your Diabolical Nature: Randy Abbey Boldly Tells Nana Akomea

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Every Second, 1000 Mobile Money Transactions Take Place In Ghana

image credit: coupons.com.gh The Minister of State for Finance, Honorable Charles Adu Boahen, conceded that for all day long, 1,000 versatile cash exchanges are made in Ghana. This happened on the Good evening Ghana Show on Thursday, January 20. He was addressed on the E-demand bill and addressed that the price of portable cash exchanges has expanded as currently henceforth the selection of the general public authority to force a touch duty.

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Every Second, 1000 Mobile Money Transactions Take Place In Ghana

SOCIETY

There Is No Need To Use Tax Payer's Money To Assist Appiatse Victims, Find Out Who is Responsible

The member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency, Okudzeto Ablakwa has today made some statements that has gotten the attention of many. According to Okudzeto Ablakwa, there should not be any committee set up by government to collect various monies from Ghanaians and also from the government with the hope of helping the victims in Appiatse.

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There Is No Need To Use Tax Payer's Money To Assist Appiatse Victims, Find Out Who is Responsible

OTHERS

Okudzeto Ablakwa: The New Wave Of Coup D'états Is Deeply Frightening

The Member of Parliament for the North Tongu in the Volta region, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has asserted that the new wave of coup d'états in West Africa is very frightening. In a post shared on his official Facebook on Tuesday, January 25th 2022 he wrote; "From Mali, Guinea, now Burkina Faso — the new wave of coup d'états is deeply frightening and marks a deleterious setback.

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Okudzeto Ablakwa: The New Wave Of Coup D'états Is Deeply Frightening

POLITICS

E-levy Will Distort The Economy - Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor.

The New Democratic Party (NDC) member of Parliament for South Dayi Constituency in the Volta Region of Ghana, Rockson-Nelson Etse Kwami Dafeamekpor, during a discussion on JoyNews, said it is not the main aim of the minority caucus to obstruct government business. He said, "the tax will distort the economy because it is neither a direct tax or an indirect tax and this will infringe upon the principles of taxation.

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E-levy Will Distort The Economy - Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor.

OTHERS

Committee Set up to probe Apeatse Explosion

The minister of land and resources ,Abu Jenapor has announced the government's plan to set up a ministerial commission of enquiry to probe the explosion at a team on January 20th, 2022A truck carrying mining explosive was involved in an accident at a Apostle leading to an explosion that has since led to the death of 14 persons injured by many and distractions to several life properties. Speaking to the media in parliament on Tuesday ,January 25th, 2022 Abu said the committee's mandate would include integrating

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Committee Set up to probe Apeatse Explosion

POLITICS

Hung Parliament Is A Unique Opportunity To Right The Wrongs In The Past: Bagbin Boldly Reveals

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has reiterated the need for politicians to take advantage of the current composition of the 8th Parliament to improve on the democratic gains of the country. “I still maintain that the composition of Ghana’s current parliament as a hung one presents the Legislature with the unique opportunity to right some errors in the past” he stated.

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Hung Parliament Is A Unique Opportunity To Right The Wrongs In The Past: Bagbin Boldly Reveals

POLITICS

Hard times for the government; the Common Fund Secretariat allegedly asked to go for a loan

The District Assembly Common Fund is a pool of resources created under section 252 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana. It is a minimum of 5% of the national revenue set aside to be shared among all District Assemblies based on a formula approved by Parliament. The fund which is aimed at channeling resources to the District Assemblies to embark on developmental projects is disbursed quarterly to the various District Assemblies.

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Hard times for the government; the Common Fund Secretariat allegedly asked to go for a loan

POLITICS

ECOWAS Sanctions Not Effective- Security Analyst

Security Analyst, Emmanuel Kotey says the seemingly harsh sanctions the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) levels against recalcitrant countries in the region are not effective in any way. According to him, such sanctions won’t force any military junta to return to a constitutional rule since the sanctions won’t have any economic impact on them.

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ECOWAS Sanctions Not Effective- Security Analyst

EDUCATION

It's Not True That 44,000 Teachers Quit Teaching In 2021 – MoE PRO

Mr. Kwasi Kwarteng, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Education (MoE) has described as misleading and untrue a report by Africa Education Watch that some 44,000 teachers in the 2021 academic year alone quit teaching in the country. The Education Think Tank – EduWatch in its new year message quoted a provisional date from EMIS said some 44,000 (over 15%) teachers left basic schools in 2021 with no replacement.

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It's Not True That 44,000 Teachers Quit Teaching In 2021 – MoE PRO

POLITICS

We Will Not Back Down On The 1.75% Rate Of E-Levy - KON Bodly Tells Ghanaians

Please like and share this article. Don't forget to leave a comment below. Please follow me to access my newly published articles. The Minister of Information and Member of Parliament for Ofoase Ayirebi, Kojo Opppong Nkrumah has said that the government is not ready to back down on the 1.75% rate of the Electronic Levy Bill when the bill is introduced again to Parliament for passage into law.

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We Will Not Back Down On The 1.75% Rate Of E-Levy - KON Bodly Tells Ghanaians

SOCIETY

Interdict Him Immediately: Fresh Trouble For Ambulance Driver In The Tadi ‘Woman In Labour’ Brouhaha

It appears the Ambulance driver who transported the woman who died whilst in labor at the Holy Child Hospital in Takoradi will have to begin advising himself because members of the minority health committee in Ghana’s parliament are calling for his immediate interdiction. Members of the committee led by Mr. Kwabena Mintah Akando, Member of Parliament for Juaboso visited the home of the widower at Shama in the western region to have first-hand information about how the incident happened.

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Interdict Him Immediately: Fresh Trouble For Ambulance Driver In The Tadi ‘Woman In Labour’ Brouhaha

POLITICS

President Akufo-Addo Condoles With Mali Over President Keita’s Death

The chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has extended his profound condolences to the family of former Mali president, HE Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, and the people of Mali. “On behalf of the people of Ghana and the ECOWAS Community, and my own behalf, I extend deep condolences to you, the people of Mali, his widow and family”, the statement said.

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President Akufo-Addo Condoles With Mali Over President Keita’s Death

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ghana: 1000 MoMo transactions per second in Ghana at the moment – Adu Boahen

According to the data available, Ghana is experiencing 1,000 mobile mobile (MoMo) transactions per second, said Finance Minister Charles Adu boahen. The government wants only a small share," he said at the Good Evening Ghana Show on Thursday, January 20th. On the other hand, regarding E-levy`s proposal, the Treasury (MoF) said that sound discussions in lively parliament are an important part of Ghana's growing democratic credentials and should never be seen as a financial risk.

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Ghana: 1000 MoMo transactions per second in Ghana at the moment – Adu Boahen

EDUCATION

Withdraw Semester Academic Calendar For Pre-Tertiary Schools - Minority to GES MoE

The Minority group in Parliament has called on the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Ministry of Education to withdraw the 2022 academic year calendar which stipulates a permanent semester system for the basic and secondary level institutions. According to the Minority, the semester calendar "lacks professional touch."

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Withdraw Semester Academic Calendar For Pre-Tertiary Schools - Minority to GES MoE

OTHERS

ECOWAS imposes more sanctions on Mali

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has imposed further sanctions on Mali as part of measures to ensure that the country's military junta takes swift action to return the country to constitutional order in order to maintain peace and stability. Sanctions include the withdrawal of all ECOWAS ambassadors in Mali, the closure of land and air borders between ECOWAS and the countries of Mali, and the suspension of all trade and financial transactions between Member States and Mali. Others are the

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ECOWAS imposes more sanctions on Mali

SOCIETY

Minority demands an investigation into a patients death

The Minority in Parliament is demanding an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Ms. Augustina Awotwe, a 31-year-old mother of three, at the Holy Child Catholic Hospital in Fijai, Western Region. The group is also calling for the arrest of two Ghana Ambulance Service personnel who demanded GH600 transfer Ms. Awotwe to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital following pregnancy complications that led to her death.

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Minority demands an investigation into a patients death

OTHERS

ECOWAS sanctions against Mali; more details

It seems democracy is not good for Africans and politicians in military uniform have always come with the excuse of corruption to disrupt democracy. They turned out to become civilian presidents and continue in the vicious circle of corruption. Hence the bane of underdeveloped countries. Mali as a country has suffered from several military coups and is currently ruled by a colonel who has promised to restore democracy. Colonel Assimi Goita has been the leader of the transition and he has proposed a five year

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ECOWAS sanctions against Mali; more details

EDUCATION

Dr Clememt Apaak tells why there are crises in the educational sector

Education In Crisis - Basic Schools Dr. Clement Abas Apaak.M.P, Builsa South and Deputy Ranking Member On Education Committee of Parliament shares his reasons why there are crisis in the educational sector especially in the basic schools. Clement Abas Apaak is a Ghanaian politician and member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Builsa South Constituency in the Upper East Region on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.

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Dr Clememt Apaak tells why there are crises in the educational sector

POLITICS

Rt. Honorable Alban Bagbin opens the ECOWAS Parliament Committee meeting today

Ghana will be hosting the maiden delocalized committee meeting, of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, at Winneba- Central Region, from 27 July, to July 31, 2021. The ECOWAS Parliament Committee meeting; which is scheduled to commence today, Tuesday, 27 July 2021 will be opened by the Rt.

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Rt. Honorable Alban Bagbin opens the ECOWAS Parliament Committee meeting today