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BRING BACK AFOKO NOW: SOME NPP SUPPORTERS CRY OUT
Bus loads of New Patriotic Party supporters and sympathizers on Thursday besieged the party’s headquarters in Accra to demand the immediate reinstatement of the constitutionally elected Chairman of the party, Paul Afoko.
POWER MINISTER WANTS STUDENTS TO PAY BILLS
The Power Minister, Kwabena Donkor has wadded into the controversy surrounding the payment of bills by students in public tertiary institutions.
IMF SATISFIED WITH GHANA’S PERFORMANCE
The International Monetary Fund has expressed satisfaction with Ghana’s performance on its programme with the fund, saying “implementation of the programme has so far been satisfactory, with all end-August 2015 performance criteria met”.
AFOKO BOYS ON RAMPAGE
A new wave of insurrection spearheaded by elements close to the suspended New Patriotic Party National Chairman, Paul Afoko and General Secretary Kwabena Agyepong was mounted on Thursday, with the insurrection insisting that Afoko is still the chairman.
COURT STOPS NDC ELECTION
Three branch executives of the National Democratic Congress at the Fanteakwa South constituency of the Eastern Region – Nana Tiefo II, Victor Kwaku Boye and Elizabeth Sarkodie – have placed a court injunction on the upcoming parliamentary primaries in the constituency slated for November 21.
MAHAMA CREATES CRISIS – NANA
Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party says considering the economic hardships, rampant and widespread corruption, rising cost of living and the high levels of unemployment, it comes as no surprise to him that Ghanaian youth are angry, hungry and have given up any hope of the country offering them a bright future.
WOMEN BEWARE: ABUSE OF EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVES DANGEROUS
The worries of many women getting pregnant after an unprotected sex were addressed with the introduction of a wide range of birth control measures, including emergency contraceptives.
UNION TO PETITION MAHAMA OVER CHINA UNIFORMS
The General Secretary of the Federation of Labout, Abraham Koomson, says he would he the end of the week petition the President, John Dramani Mahama, over the sidelining of local companies in the production for the free school uniform project.
AFOKO’S SUPPORTERS INVADE NPP HEADQUARTERS
A large number of the New Patriotic Party supporters on Thursday besieged the headquarters of the party demanding the reversal of the decision of the National Executive Committee of the party which suspended the party chairman.
POWER BADGE WILL ARRIVE DESPITE THE HOLD UPS- POWER MINISTER
The Power Minister, Kwabena Donkor has allayed the fears of Ghanaians over the arrival of the power badge.
GOVERNMENT COULD PAY $21BN IN 5 YEARS
There’s growing uncertainty surrounding the country’s increasing total public stock, and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) says government will have to raise as much as $21.2 billion in the next five years to settle its domestic and external debts.
SADA TARGETS $100M DEVELOPMENT BANK
The Chief Executive Officer of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) Charles Abugre say the authority is considering establishing a development bank with at least $100 million starting capital to fiancé the development needs of the savannah area.
ILLEGAL MINERS RISK CONFISCATION OF ASSETS
Parliament has passed a Mining and Minerals Bill to give policy makers backing to confiscate equipment used by illegal miners in their operations.