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October 6, 2017 7:58 AM Settle Case Involving ECG Workers Out Of Court — Minority

The Ranking Member on the Energy and Mines Committee of Parliament, Mr Mutawakilu Adam, has urged the government to settle the case in which some workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have sued the state over the payment of severance award out of court. He told journalists in Parliament on Thursday that the entrenched position taken by the Minister 23

October 6, 2017 7:43 AM Atuguba pulls stitches out of proposed Special Prosecutor

“Under our current constitutional dispensation, no prosecutor in Ghana can be legally independent. Again, under our current constitutional dispensation, no prosecutor can be legally special. “Any attempt to pass a law that establishes the Office of the Prosecutor that purports to be special or independent does not only do violent to Article 88 of the Constitution 42

October 6, 2017 6:42 AM I will defeat Mahama in NDC flagbearer race

According to the Member of Parliament for the Nadowli-Kaleo constituency, he possesses the qualities to pip Mahama to NDC flagbearer ticket. “He knows my capacity and has worked with me for many years as a minority leader and later as a minister of state,” the former Majority Leader in Parliament told GHOne TV’s Nana Aba Anamoah on political show State 14

October 5, 2017 8:19 PM 'Northern Dev't Authority needless SADA rebranding'

The Minority in Parliament has picked a fight with the Majority over a bill that is expected to establish new Development Authorities, arguing it is a needless duplication. The Minority chorus on the floor of the House during the debate on the bill is that the new initiative is no different from existing one, Savanna Acceleration Development Authority 59

October 5, 2017 3:24 PM Political monetization responsible for high attrition rates among MPs – Majority Leader

Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, has attributed the high attrition rate of Members of Parliament (MPs) to the increasing monetization of internal party politics. He urged political parties to do serious introspection as this practice of opening the gates at the end of every four years was not advancing 43

October 5, 2017 8:27 AM 40-Under-40: Prince Siita Sofo emerges winner of Media category

CEO of North Television (NTV), Prince Siita Sofo Hissan, has emerged the winner of the Media category at the just ended 40-Under-40 awards ceremony held at the Kempinski Hotel on September 29, 27. Prince Siita Sofo becomes the only winner from Northern Ghana to have won the prestigious award. He beat other fellow nominees for the award, Mr Roger Agambire 64

October 4, 2017 5:29 PM “Elephant Size” Government Back To 110 Ministers

President Nana Akufo-Addo’s government, which has been described as the biggest since independence, is back to its 110 ministers, barely a month after it was reduced to 109, following the resignation of William Agyapong Quaitoo over his scatting ethnocentric remarks against people from the three northern regions. The increment, follows the decision by the President 43

October 4, 2017 11:42 AM Spanish court opens sedition probe of Catalonia officials for indepdendence bid

BARCELONA — Spain’s High Court launched an investigation against top Catalan police and organizers on Wednesday on suspicion of inciting rebellion against the state, just hours after the Spanish king charged that the Barcelona separatists were acting “outside the law and outside democracy.” With each passing day, national authorities and the pro-independence 66

October 4, 2017 11:30 AM Gov't to relax hefty fines imposed on radio stations

The government says it will relax the hefty fines imposed on more than 100 radio stations by the National Communications Authority (NCA) only if the owners of the affected stations pay substantial parts of the fines. Speaking with journalists at Parliament House in Accra on Tuesday, the Minister of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, said it was only after 21

October 4, 2017 11:19 AM Catalonia to move to declare independence from Spain on Monday

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia will move on Monday to declare independence from Spain, a regional government source said, as the European Union nation nears a rupture that threatens the foundations of its young democracy and has unnerved financial markets. Pro-independence parties which control the regional parliament have asked for a debate 78