Politics

Kufuor damns Professor Sai over gay rights

Noted for his bluntness in approach to issues, the Former President (Mr.) John Agyekum Kufuor has taken a swipe at Professor Sai, the man he appointed as a Chairman to the Ghana Aids Commission, in his time as the leader of this country. Mr. Kufuor expressed disgust in an interview with Hot Fm’s Morning Show host, Mr. Ekuaba Gyasi, kicking against the favouring-view of his former HIV/AIDS’ adviser’s on the question of legalization of homosexuality in Ghana

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Baba Jamal: NDC is pacesetter in democracy in Ghana

The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) says as far as the 4th Republic is concerned, the party is a pacesetter in democracy. A deputy Information Minister Baba Jamal who made the statement said the NDC, could not be rivaled by any party in terms of democratic credentials in the 4th Republic

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Kufuor: NPP will win election 2012

Former President John Kufuor has stated that for sure, his party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is coming back to power in 2012. Speaking on Hot FM on yesterday, Mr. Kufuor said that Ghanaians have had the opportunity to taste life under both the NDC and the NPP and they would make the appropriate choices in 2012

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Akufo-Addo Names Alan In Campaign Team

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party has named the man he defeated in the party’s recent presidential primary, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, as a member of his campaign team for the 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections

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Sir John takes on Kofi Wayo over cocaine

The General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie (pictured)has cautioned Ghanaians not to place serious premium on statements and accusations made by maverick politician Charles Kofi Wayo, especially when the discussion is about alleged use of drug money to fund political party campaigns

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Rawlings warns of a smear campaign

The Office of Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings, former President of Ghana, says it has taken a serious note of a series of false, libellous and slanderous publications in the media calculated to tarnish the image and create public disaffection against the former President and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings

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Boakye Gyan: Rawlingses will surely disrupt NDC congress

Major (Rtd) Boakye Djan, a member of the defunct Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC), has stated that the Rawlingses will not rule out disrupting the upcoming congress of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) should they be convinced that President Mills could win the flagbearership race. According to him, the former first family would either use physical force or a legal means to disrupt the July 8 congress

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CJ: Judiciary Ready To Resolve Intellectual Property Disputes

The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina T. Wood, has expressed the Judiciary’s readiness to resolve disputes on Intellectual Property and Patent Rights in science, technology and innovation in the country. However, she stressed the need for capacity building for judges so that they could be abreast with issues on the laws on Intellectual Property and Patent Rights

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GBA: IGP Must Investigate Threats Against Chief Justice

The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to open investigations into threats and harassment against the Chief Justice, Justice Georgina Wood. The Association’s plea comes on the back of a 14-day ultimatum given the Chief Justice to resign by a group calling itself Network of Social Democrats

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MPs angry with banks over high interest rates

After years of complaints by small-scale businesses and consumers of all ranks over high interest rates charged by banks, Ghana’s Parliament has made a bold move to probe the issue of huge disparities between Bank of Ghana’s base rate and the interest rates of the various commercial banks operating in the country

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