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July 30, 2017 4:03 PM Article: Shouldn’t Charlotte Osei fall on this sword?

Isn’t the brouhaha at Ghana’s Electoral Commission simply shameful? It exposes sheer pettiness on the surface but a deeper interrogation points to not just the malaise that has plagued this country since independence, but also greed, disdain and envy towards progressives in the public space. Charlotte Osei isn’t someone I know personally, however, from observation 18

July 22, 2017 6:05 PM PNC suspends Atik Mohammed indefinitely

The general secretary of the People’s National Convention Atik Mohammed has been suspended indefinitely by the party following a vote-of-no confidence Saturday, Starr News has learnt. The move follows his public attacks on the party’s 2016 flagbearer Dr. Edward Mahama following his ambassadorial appointment by President Akufo-Addo. The decision by the physician 17

July 21, 2017 7:51 AM President Akufo-Addo has failed nation

Mr Portuphy was speaking at a press conference in Accra yesterday to articulate the NDC’s position on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s media engagement on his six months in office which was held at the Flagstaff House last Tuesday. Flanked by Mr Koku Anyidoho, a Deputy General Secretary, and Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, National Vice-Chairman, Mr Portuphy 21

July 21, 2017 12:33 AM Prof. Aryeetey receives honorary degree from University of Sussex

Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, former Vice-Chancellor has received an honorary doctorate degree (Degree of Doctor of the University honoris causa) from University of Sussex at a Congregation ceremony which took place this week. The award is in recognition of his contribution to the study of African Economies. A Professor of Economics, Ernest Aryeetey became 13

July 18, 2017 3:51 PM I’m not irritated by Agyapong’s attacks – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo has said he is not perturbed by Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong’s criticisms against his government. Kennedy Agyapong has for sometime now been criticizing the NPP government for what he says is the party’s decision to sideline him and others who contributed to its victory in the 2016 elections. In his latest 8

July 18, 2017 12:10 AM Kennedy Agyapong to face NPP’s wrath over Akufo-Addo criticisms

Acting Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Freddie Blay says the party will "take steps" to meet Kennedy Agyapong following his criticism of President Akufo-Addo. According to him, the party hierarchy will meet up with the Assin Central MP for talks, having been unimpressed with the way the maverick lawmaker has handled issues so far. Kennedy Agyapong 8

July 17, 2017 5:58 PM NPP to grill Ken Agyepong over Nana Addo criticisms

The New Patriotic Party is taking steps to grill outspoken Member of Parliament for Assin Central Kennedy Agyepong over his constant criticisms of the Nana Akufo-Addo led government. Hon. Agyepong has criticized the Akufo-Addo government on several occasions. His latest outburst is a call on residents of Central region to rise up and fight the government 26

July 17, 2017 3:14 PM Akufo-Addo Has Ignored Central Region – Ken Agyapong

Maverick politician and Member of Parliament for Assin Central in the Central Region, Keneddy Ohene Agyepong has accused President Akufo-Addo of sidelining the Central Region in his appointments of persons into public office. According to him, the worst of such bad treatment is the recent appointment of Ambassadors with no person appointed from the Central 14

July 13, 2017 7:53 AM Dying to leave: Playing politics with patients' lives in Gaza

The medical referral could not have been clearer: "Top Urgent" it read, yet nothing about Baby Bara'a Ghaben's health was given any kind of priority at all. "They told us he needed urgent heart surgery outside of Gaza in the West Bank or Israel," the baby's 25-year-old father, Mohammad, explained. The surgery and care the newborn needed were available 63

July 12, 2017 9:23 AM President presents credentials to 22 new ambassadors

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday presented letters of credence to 22 newly-appointed Ambassadors-designate, including Dr Edward Mahama, a presidential candidate in the 2016 election. Dr Mahama who contested the presidential election of 2016 on the ticket of the People’s National Convention, was presented with credentials as Ghana’s Ambassador-at-Large 35