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Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

President John Mahama has appointed Regional Minister designates for six out of the ten regions. They are as follows:

1. Mr. Samuel Sarpong, Ashanti Region.

2. Hon. Eric Opoku, Brong Ahafo Region.

3. Mr. E. K. T. Addo, Central Region.

4. Hon. Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, Greater Accra Region.

5. Mr. Bede A. Ziedeng, …

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0 comments Jan 222013

Ghana Decides Desk Report. [Last updated Tuesday 22 January 2013. 3.10PM]

We are receiving reports from the Supreme Court indicating that Ghana Decides Team Member, Mawuli Tsikata, has had his iPad and accreditation seized by people suspected to be from the National Security and Ghana Police.

Mr. Tsikata is Ghana Decides accredited member to the Supreme Court, …

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0 comments Jan 212013

Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

President John Mahama has issued another list of minister designates in a press statement released on Sunday, 20 January 2013. The list contained the following persons as ministerial nominees.

1. Dr Henry Seidu Daannaa, Ministry of Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs

2. Mr Kwesi Awhoi, Ministry of Interior

3. Hon. Mark Woyongo, Ministry …

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0 comments Jan 192013

Parliament’s Appointment Committee has fixed January 24 and 25 to vet six persons, who have been nominated by President John Dramani Mahama, for ministerial appointments.

The nominees are Mr Seth Terkper (Finance and Economic Planning), Ms Hanna Tetteh (Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration), Alhaji Collins Dauda (Water Resources, Works and Housing) and Clement Kofi Humado (Agriculture).

The …

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0 comments Jan 192013

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The Tamale High court, presided over by Justice Lawrence Mensah, has thrown out a writ of summons brought against Mr. Alhassan Dahamani and the Electoral Commission, seeking to disqualify his candidature for the Tamale North seat.

The court, subsequently ordered the plaintiff, Alhaji Abukari Sumani, to pay GHc500.00 to the defendant as …

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0 comments Jan 182013

Ghana Decides Desk Report

President Mahama

The President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, has nominated seven more people as Ministers of State. This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Secretary to the President, Dr Raymond Atuguba. President Mahama had, on 11 January 2012, submitted the names of 12 other persons to parliament, as …

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0 comments Jan 162013

Written by Roxanne Scott

Supreme Court of Ghana

In response to the New Patriotic Party’s petition that is contesting the declaration of President Mahama as winner of the 2012 presidential elections, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) filed a motion for joinder.

The NDC has filed the joinder on the basis that it was an interested party in …

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0 comments Jan 152013

The Volta Regional secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has released timetables for nominations for the vacant Akatsi-South and Buem constituencies to be held in January 2013.

According to a press release signed by Simon Amegashie-Viglo, Volta Regional Secretary of the NDC, nominations for the Akatsi-South Constituency opens on Saturday, January 12 and closes on …

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1 comment Jan 112013

Ghana Decides Desk Report

The first list of Ministerial appointments made by President John Mahama has been presented to parliament.

President Mahama

The President earlier in the week appointed as his Chief of Staff, Mr. Prosper Douglas Kwesi Bani, Dr. Sulley Gariba was appointed to the newly created position of Senior Policy coordinator, Mr Roger Kwesi Angsomwine was named as new Secretary …

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0 comments Jan 102013

Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

In the first hearing of the much awaited application by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to join a suit filed by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) against the Electoral Commission (EC) and President John Mahama, the Supreme Court has adjourned hearing due to a protest by the NPP against …

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