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Apologise to our MP in three days or face our wrath – Yapei Kusawgu NDC to Oppong Nkrumah

Constituents of the Yapei Kusawgu Constituency in the Northern Region have called on the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, to apologise and retract a statement he made against their MP, John Jinapor or incur their “wrath”. Mr Oppong Nkrumah referred to the opposition lawmaker as ‘Papa no’ during a debate …

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I won’t be distracted by your insults, smear campaign – Oppong Nkrumah to critics of ‘papa no’ comment

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah appeared to have bitten more than he could chew as a ‘jest’ comment which he passed in parliament landed him on the wrong side of the NDC and its supporters. Over the weekend, Oppong Nkrumah was subjected to a tirade of abuses from some NDC …

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Don’t be complacent, swollen headed – Gyampo to Oppong Nkrumah

“Kojo Oppong Nkrumah must not be complacent and swollen headed” says Political Scientist with the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Yaw Gyampo. The phrase ‘Papano’ started trending on social media following an unfortunate exchange between actress Tracy Boakye and musician Mzbel. It subsequently popped up in Parliament during a debate …

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2020 Polls: The law will deal ruthlessly with unruly youth – IGP warns

The Inspector-General of Police(IGP), Mr James Oppong-Boanuh has warned that the law will deal ruthlessly with any lawless youth groups or individuals who intend to undermine the security of the country. According to the police chief, violence does not pay in any way and therefore will ensure that men and …

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I warned govt against PDS deal – NPP man fumes

A former New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Obuasi East has revealed that the government ignored his warnings not to sign the concession agreement with Power Distribution Services (PDS). Edward Enin claimed his warnings were ignored and they “squeezed the necks of someone just to favour a …

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PDS will not come back – KT Hammond

The Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa constituency, KT Hammond says he is quite certain that Power Distribution Service (PDS) will not be cleared to manage the country’s power distribution service again after its suspension by the government for some breaches in its concession agreement. KT Hammond told Bernard Avle …

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‘Cold-blooded’ Suale murder ‘worst’ attack on press freedom in Ghana – Oppong Nkrumah

Ghana’s Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has described the murder of Ghanaian investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale in January this year as the “worst” attack on press freedom in the country. Speaking at the just-ended Global Conference for Media Freedom in London, Mr Nkrumah said: “In recent years, Ghana …

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Leaked letter shows Prez Akufo-Addo was ‘booked’ to cut sod for new parliamentary chamber

Peacefmonline.com has stumbled upon a piece of correspondence from Parliament and signed by its speaker Rt. Hon. Aaron Mike Oquaye to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo inviting the latter to the sod cutting ceremony of a new chamber complex for the House. Contents of the explosive letter clearly indicate parliament …

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Chunk of new GHS80bn debt due to Mahama gov’t borrowing, forex rate – Oppong Nkrumah to Minority

The Minority in Parliament’s scare-mongering and falsehoods in relation to the ongoing debate on the public sector debt cannot be allowed to stand, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said. According to him, the Minority appears “confused” about the difference between “growth in the debt stock and borrowing”. A former …

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Kojo Oppong Nkrumah peddled palpable falsehood – Agalga fires

Former Deputy Interior Minister, James Agalga has described as false claims that he gave approval for a company to import thousands of weapons into the country for private use. In his view, he did not sign the delivery permit that allowed the company to bring arms into the country. Mr …

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