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President Akufo-Addo has filed his nomination forms to contest in the New Patriotic Party rsquo;s (NPP) presidential elections slated on April 25. He is expected to contest unopposed as he was the only one to have picked forms and submitted same as at Thursday, February 20, 2020; the deadline for filing of nominations.

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President Akufo-Addo has reiterated the benefits that Ghana gleaned from the Year of Return celebration which took place last year. While presenting the State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Thursday, February 20, 2020, President Akufo-Addo said the Year of Return celebration was beneficial.

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The Minority in Parliament has defended its action of boycotting President Askufo-Addo 39;s 2020 State of the Nation address on Thursday, February 20. They say they continue to witness heightened impunity from officialdom.

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STATEMENT BY MINORITY ON THE WALKOUT AT TODAY 39;S STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS AS ADDRESSED BY MINORITY LEADER, HON. HARUNA IDDRISU IN PARLIAMENT We duly welcome you to this press briefing and thank you for your continuous indulgence and dedicated contributions to free expression in Ghana.

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The Eastern Regional Communications Director of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Mr. David Prah has called on the Government to strip off Former President Mahama of any state privileges. Speaking to the Media in Koforidua, Mr David Prah reiterated on Wednesday, that the former President has not lived up to expectation as a statesman, hence there's no need for him to enjoy the honour and privileges he is currently enjoying.

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The Public Relations Department of Global Media Alliance has donated some items to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital on Wednesday, 18th February 2020 to mark the celebration of Valentine rsquo;s Day. The exercise was part of the team rsquo;s initiative dubbed ldquo;Break the Box rdquo;, a project that seeks to raise funds from the staff of Global Media Alliance and other well-wishers to help the team support a chosen deprived institution or society every year on Valentine rsquo;s D .

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President Akufo-Addo seems to hold contrary view regarding the fight against illegal mining activities in the country commonly known as galamsey. He said Operation Vanguard rsquo;s work in fighting illegal mining has chalked a lot of successes, indicating that his government, unlike the Mahama administration which ldquo;gave up rdquo; on the fight against galamsey, has been able to make inroads.

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What started as the Tema to Paga railway line project has become Ghana to Burkina Railway Interconnectivity Project, President Akufo-Addo has said. Speaking on the rail sector of the economy while delivering his fourth State of the Nation Address on Thursday, 20th February, Mr Akufo-Addo said: ldquo;The contractors have assured the government that the Tema to Mpakadan line, which includes a three hundred (300)-meter rail bridge over the Volta River, will be completed in August.

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Professor of Social Psychology at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of Carolina, Prof. Christopher Yenkey has indicated that there is a need for corruption to be confronted. Prof. Christopher Yenkey, who described corruption as a social disease that needs a vaccine said, Ghana can be a leader in finding the cure for corruption ldquo;vaccine ldquo;if the citizenry and government officials make a concerted effort to disclaim receipt and payment of bribes.

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The POS Foundation with funding from the GIZ has held its maiden National Women 39;s Dialogue as a special initiative, targeted at Ghanaian women and their business to create a platform for them to share their challenges, best practices and discuss suitable approaches for resolving them.

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President Akufo-Addo has vowed not to shield anyone found culpable in the hundreds of missing excavators and the galamsey saga irrespective of the persons political and social status. Delivering his fourth State of the Nation Address to Parliament on Thursday, February 20, President Akufo-Addo said: ldquo;The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) along with Operation Vanguard, are determined to disrupt galamsey activities by confiscating equipment that were employ .

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President Akufo-Addo has responded to concerns expressed by former President John Mahama regarding the Electoral Commission rsquo;s posture as far as its decision to compile a new register of voters. He said: ldquo;I want to assure him that there will be no strife, there will be no conflict after the December 7 general elections rdquo;, adding: ldquo;The good sense of the Ghanaian people, which has preserved the peace and stability of the 4th Republic for the last 27 years, .

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President Akufo-Addo has vowed not to shield anyone found culpable in the hundreds of missing excavators and the galamsey saga irrespective of the persons political and social status. Delivering his fourth State of the Nation Address to Parliament on Thursday, February 20, President Akufo-Addo said: ldquo;The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) along with Operation Vanguard, are determined to disrupt galamsey activities by confiscating equipment that were employed in .

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No one has been able to factually dispute claims that the governing New Patriotic Party has fulfilled 78% of its 2016 manifesto promises, President Akufo-Addo has said. At a town hall meeting last week, Vice President Dr.

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President Akufo-Addo is unhappy with attempts by Minority in Parliament to introduce what he calls ldquo;ill-judged politics rdquo; into debates surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. The President said this only tends to spread fear and panic among students in China.

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There is a strong push within the Takoradi Constituency of the ruling National Patriotic Party (NPP) to unseat the Western Regional Minister, Kobina Okyere-Darko Mensah, after his twelve-year reign as Takoradi Member of Parliament.

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The Member of Parliament for Tema West Constituency, Carlos Ahenkorah says he is confident delegates will retain him come April 25. According to him, his unprecedented good works he has done after taking over office can be compared to none.

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President Akufo-Addo has said government is procuring helicopters for the Ghana Police Service. He said this forms part of efforts to resource the police service well enough to fight crime. Delivering his fourth state of the nation address to Parliament today Thursday, February 20, Mr Akufo-Addo said the number of police personnel has also been increased.

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President Akufo-Addo has announced that GHS5 billion will be released by the government to settle all depositors of the defunct microfinance and savings loans companies from Monday February 24. This will increase the cost of servicing locked-up funds as a result of the financial services sector crisis, to GHS 18 billion.

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The Automobile Dealers Union Ghana (ADUG) has threatened to stage a massive demonstration to protest government 39;s intention to ban the importation of some category of second-hand and salvaged vehicles into the country.

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The Minority in Parliament has refused to sit for the 2020 State of the Nation Address. The caucus, clad in black chanted parts of the national anthem as they walked out of the chamber on Thursday.

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The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) lambast the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for politicising the subject of illegal mining, aka 39;galamsey 39;, an anomaly which it blamed the opposition party for creating during its long tenure.

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Member of Parliament (MP) for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond is pointing accusing fingers at the constituency chairman for the bloody attack at the party office when his opponent, Sammy Binfoh, tried to submit his nomination forms at the constituency office recently.

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There is a strong push within the Takoradi Constituency of the ruling National Patriotic Party (NPP) to unseat the Western Regional Minister, Kobina Okyere-Darko Mensah, after his twelve-year reign as Takoradi Member of Parliament.

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President Akufo-Addo delivers the 2020 State of the Nation Address in Parliament today Thursday, February 20. Meanwhile, the Minority in Parliament has refused to show up over reason yet to be officialy explained by the members.

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