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February, 2017

  • 21 February

    Stop the Lawlessness – MPs tell Akufo-Addo

    The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo was today, in the Parliament of Ghana to deliver his first Station of the Nation Address. Members of the Minority in Parliament are seen with placed with the various inscriptions notable of which include “Stop the Lawlessness”. In the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu’s remarks he reminded the President that …

  • 19 February

    The court suit against Otiko Djabah is a ‘sheer envy’ – A women group fumes

    A pro-NPP Women group calling itself Concern Women for Truth and Justice has described the lawsuit filed by two members of parliament at the supreme court seeking to the court to revoke the appointment of Hon. Otiko Afisah Djabah as Minister of Gender and Children Protection is unfortunate and sheer envy. The Gender Minister who during her vetting revealed that …

  • 19 February

    Rawlings: Ghana fortunate to have Akufo-Addo

    Former president JJ Rawlings has once again declared his confidence in President Akufo-Addo to deliver. He said the former Foreign Minister has “certain principles and values” which could help in the fight against corruption. “We are very fortunate also that somebody like Nana Akufo-Addo has emerged over here. People think I love that man to high heavens. No. But I …

  • 16 February

    E.T. Mensah withdraws from Council of State contest

    Hon. Enoch Teyi Mensah, a veteran politician and a former Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram has withdrawn his filling to contest as a member of the council of states. Awake News can confirm that Hon. Enoch Mensah has indeed withdrawn his intention to contest in the elections. Speaking to Awake News, Hon. ET Mensah has stated, his decision to withdraw …

  • 15 February

    Okudzeto confessed that bribery allegation was cooked – Joe Owusu tells committee

    The Chairman of the Appointments Committee of Parliament, Joe Osei Owusu said he failed to press for proof or investigated a bribery allegation against his committee because the MP for North Tongu, Okudzeto Ablakwa, told him the allegation was a frame-up. According to him, the North Tongu MP said the Minority MPs were only trying to equalize the corruption allegations …

  • 14 February

    I swear! Boakye Agyarko gave us bribe – Okudzeto Ablakwa

    Knowing how grave it is to bear false witness against a neighbor, Member of Parliament for North Tongu, has vowed not to change his stance on the alleged bribery scandal that hit the Appointments Committee as he prepares to face a five-member committee approved by Parliament. Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has sworn by the heavens not to go against God’s …

  • 14 February

    Yaw Boateng Gyan’s wife’s car seized

    A car belonging to the wife of former National Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Yaw Boateng Gyan has been allegedly seized by government taskforce. According to reports, the BMW 7 series registered in 2016 was snatched last Friday from a mechanic’s garage in Accra. Mr. Boateng Gyan confirmed this unfortunate incident on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme …

  • 14 February

    NPP plotted Dr Agyarko’s bribery saga – Ken Agyapong confirms

    Even as he is being accused of blowing the lid off the Boakye Agyarko bribery scandal, self-acclaimed financier of the governing New Patriotic Party, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, is also pointing accusing fingers at some kingpins of the party for plotting the scandal because they missed out on the Energy Minister post. Known for his no–holds–barred effusions, the Assin Central MP …

  • 13 February

    Re-Strategize This Your Dangerous Leadership Style- Kofi Asante tells Eugene Arhin

    A Ghanaians broadcast journalist, Kofi Asante Mensah has urged the Director of Communication at the presidency, Mr. Eugene Arhin to put a stop to his dangerous leadership style and rather develop a good strategy in communication to the people of Ghana or face a situation where he will be rendering monthly apology of his gaffes. According to Kofi Asante Mensah, …

  • 13 February

    Attorney General Gloria Akufo bought two state cars for GHC 2,200

    Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Gloria Akuffo bought two state cars at a cost of 2,200 cedis. Ms Akuffo served as Deputy Attorney-General and Minister of Justice from 2001 to 2005 and Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister between 2005 and 2006 as well as Minister for Aviation in 2008 under the erstwhile Kufuor government. She as part of her …