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June 16, 2017 6:43 AM Big Day: Sophia Akuffo’s rich CV to dazzle legislators during 10-hour vetting

Parliament will Friday take President Nana Akufo-Addo’s nominee for Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, through a grueling vetting process that could span more than 10 hours. Article 144 (1) of the 1992 Constitution provides that “the Chief Justice shall be appointed by the President, acting in consultation with the Council of State and with the approval of Parliament 41

June 16, 2017 6:05 AM Justice Sophia Akuffo faces vetting today for CJ job

Parliament’s Appointments Committee will today [Friday], June 16, 2017, vet Justice Sophia Akuffo, President Akufo-Addo’s nominee for the position of Chief Justice. The Appointments Committee had earlier set June 19 for the vetting, but announced on Tuesday, June 13, that it had to reschedule the vetting to this week to avoid keeping the position vacant 35

June 15, 2017 8:38 PM Minority faults government over YEA staff movement

Accra, June 15, GNA - The Minority caucus in Parliament on Thursday described as “outrageous” the transfer of huge numbers of staff of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) en bloc across the regions. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) caucus said the move was to frustrate the staff and replace them with allies of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) 10

June 15, 2017 7:36 PM CJ nominee likely to endure 10-hours of vetting, Friday

The Chief Justice nominee Justice Sophia Akuffo must brace up for a possible 10-hour grilling session when she appears before the Appointments Committee of Parliament, Friday. Chairman of the Appointments Committee Joe Osei Owusu says each of the 26 members of the Appointments Committee of Parliament have a dedicated 20 minutes to ask any question of the Chief 41

June 3, 2017 9:05 PM President Akufo-Addo presents credentials to eight new ambassadors

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday presented letters of credence to eight newly-appointed High Commissioners and Ambassadors-designate at the Flagstaff House, Accra. They are Ms Anna Bossman, an international corporate lawyer, human rights advocate and former Acting Commissioner for the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice 30

June 1, 2017 12:36 PM Leaked emails heap more pressure on Zuma

Reports say leaked emails show graft by president’s friends. Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts will open President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divides in the ruling African National Congress. Zuma has survived calls to resign from within the usually 32

May 29, 2017 11:40 AM South Africa’s Jacob Zuma survives attempt in party to oust him

President’s allies fight off challenge at crunch ANC meeting that deepens ruling party’s split South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has survived an attempt to unseat him as head of state in a crunch meeting of his ruling African National Congress that deepened the party’s split over mounting evidence of corruption during his presidency. Mr Zuma’s allies 14

May 28, 2017 4:24 PM It’s Ramadan, but State Dept. not expected to hold a reception for Islam’s holy month

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began Saturday, but in a break with almost two decades of tradition, the State Department still has not decided whether to mark it with a reception. State Department officials said Sunday that they are “exploring” options to observe Ramadan with an iftar dinner or a reception around Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan’s month 19

May 27, 2017 2:57 PM Start Fighting Corruption From Your Backyard

A Deputy National Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joshua Hamidu Akamba says President Nana Akufo-Addo’s assurance to Ghanaians that he will not be talked out of prosecuting corrupt public officers despite attempts by some officials to use his wife to plead on their behalf, was good and commendable. But he must start the house 25

May 24, 2017 9:00 PM Shake up in Immigration service; 31 officers re-assigned

Some 31 senior officers of the Ghana Immigration service have been re-assigned from their various regional and district posts. A statement dated May 23, 2017 signed by Comptroller-General of the Immigration Service, Kwame Asuah Takyi said the re-assignments take immediate effect. Asuah Takyi was named by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the boss of the Immigration 22