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July 10, 2017 10:47 PM The Venezuelan Regime Is Coming Apart

Maduro frees a dissident from prison, casting a light on fissures within the country’s Chavismo elite. Venezuelans got a surprise Saturday morning when the country’s Supreme Court released opposition leader Leopoldo López from prison to house arrest, citing “health problems.” Why now? Americans may recall President Trump’s February tweet demanding Mr. López 7

July 5, 2017 11:51 AM Disabled Persons Take Over Toll Booths

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has commenced an initiative to hand over the management of some toll booths in the country to people with disabilities (PWDs) as part of efforts to create more jobs for the people. The programme, dubbed ‘Physically Challenged Road Toll Booth,’ was officially launched at the Pobiman Toll Booth Plaza on the Accra-Nsawam-Kumasi 38

July 4, 2017 10:25 AM NPP lauds President Akufo-Addo for good governance

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has praised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for good governance that would attract foreign investors for reconstruction. They also called on him to shun his critics and detractors, and carry on with the good work that would reflect on and transform socio-economic livelihood of many Ghanaians. Mr Richard Kwadwo Adu, the Wenchi 25

July 3, 2017 7:39 PM 'Discipline indiscipline' NPP members

Also a Cabinet Minister and Minister of Policy, Monitoring and Evaluation; he held the notion that discipline was key in an era where some members within or aligned to the NPP begin to contest the authority of the ruling party. The Constituency Chairman, Mr Moses Kwame Donkor on his part observed that having won power, most NPP members at the grassroots 18

July 2, 2017 6:21 AM Pope removes German cardinal as sex abuse crisis catches up

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis sacked the head of the Vatican office that handles sex abuse cases Saturday, just days after he released another top Vatican cardinal to return home to stand trial for alleged sexual assault. The developments underscored how the Catholic Church’s sex abuse crisis has caught up with Francis, threatening to tarnish his legacy 38

July 1, 2017 6:12 PM Restructuring: Can these men all be wrong?

”AS progressives, we believe that Nigeria is greater than any individual or the sum of her Federating Units, therefore the country can only succeed when all of us have equal rights, where no one is above the law, where the culture of impunity is abolished and where there is level playing field. ”Those compatriots who have lost faith in our dear country 44

June 26, 2017 7:47 AM Prof Gyampo advocates two-thirds majority for nominees

Professor Ransford Gyampo, Senior Lecturer, University of Ghana, has advocated Parliamentary vetting and approval by two-thirds majority votes of all Members of Parliament for President’s nominees for any appointment. He said the current constitutional requirement of a simple Parliamentary majority vote was not good enough for Ghana’s democracy; since 42

June 21, 2017 4:07 PM Council of State assures President

Chairman of the Council of State, Nana Otuo Siribuor II, has given President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo a firm assurance that the council would continue to engage in consultations to offer credible and timely advice to enable him and his government execute the mandate for which they were voted into office. Nana Otuo Siribuor II said this when the President 25

June 19, 2017 1:51 PM Chief Justice nominee promises “wonders” at Judiciary if..

Accra, June 19, GNA - Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo, Presidential nominee for the position of Chief Justice said with enough resources, there would be a wide range of transformation and improvement to enhance quality delivery of justice in Ghana. While strongly insist on the independence of the judiciary, Justice Akuffo, prayed for enough resources 33

June 19, 2017 12:42 PM Sophia Akuffo Approved As Ghana’s New Chief Justice

Parliament today [Monday], approved the nomination of Justice Sophia Akuffo for the position of Chief Justice of Ghana. She becomes the 13th Chief Justice in the position, and the second female after the immediate past Chief Justice, Georgina Wood. The approval followed the favourable recommendation of the Appointments Committee of Parliament, after 25