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Isaac Osei to take over TOR as MD

 The outgoing Member of Parliament (MP) for Subin in Kumasi, Mr Isaac Osei is to take over from Mr Kwame Awuah Darko as the new Managing Director (MD) of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), Graphic Online has learnt.

President-elect Akufo-Addo tours Flagstaff House

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo and President John Mahama As part of preparations to take over the reigns of government, President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo, has been given a tour of the Flagstaff House by President John Mahama.

President inaugurates Academy of Arts and Sciences office

 The front view of the Academy of Art and Sciences head office. President John Dramani Mahama has inaugurated the head office of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences and commended the academy for its contributions to national development.

Prez confident projects will be continued

President Mahama (middle) cutting the sod for commencement of work on the project President Mahama (middle) cutting the sod for commencement of work on the project

Nana Akufo-Addo drops names of three more appointees

From left: Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture; Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, and Mr Isaac Asiamah, the Ministry of Youth and Sports. From left: Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture; Prof.

GBA boss files suit at Supreme Court over payment of ex gratia to MPs

Supreme Court 11 The Brong Ahafo Regional Chairman of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) Alfred Tuah Yeboah has filed a suit at the Supreme Court challenging the approval of a 10% increase in emoluments for outgoing government appointees and other article 71 office holders.

We won’t respond to Rawlings – NDC

Rawlings At Award 4The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has stated that in the short-term, it will refrain from responding to its founder, Jerry John Rawlings’ diagnosis of the party’s poor performance in the past elections.

Fighting Rawlings needless – Kofi Adams

Rawlings Ndc44 It is needless for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to fight its founder Jerry John Rawlings over its loss at the 2016 elections, National Organiser of the party Kofi Adams has said.

NPP, NDC supporters clash at Suhum, several injured

 POLICE ON GUARDScores of supporters of the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party clashed Monday night at Suhum leaving many injured.

Mahama holds last cabinet meeting today

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I return home with uneasiness - Harruna Attah

HARRUNA ATTAH2 Ghana’s High Commissioner to Namibia and Botswana, Harruna Attah has said he is returning home with some uneasiness since his critics see his service to the nation as a crime.

Mahama clears desk for Akufo-Addo

Mahama Office2 President John Dramani Mahama whose tenure of office ends the night of January 6, 2017 has virtually packed everything on his presidential desk as he prepares to leave office.

90% of Ghanaian churches now business entities - Pastor

Religion2 The claim that the proliferation of more churches in Ghana is for business purpose and not to convert souls for Christ has been given credence by Rev. Stephen Odamy Asare of the Genesis international church.

Zoomlion cleans Accra ahead of presidential inauguration for free

Zoomlion Cleans4 Zoomlion Ghana Limited has embarked on a massive street public cleansing exercise of major communities within Accra and Tema to welcome the New Year and prepare for the inauguration of the 5th Government of the Fourth Republic of Ghana on 7th January. 

Akufo-Addo’s promises 'doable' – Kofi Adams

Kofi Adams2 The policy proposals and programmes espoused by president-elect Nana Addo Dakwa Akufo-Addo during the electioneering are doable and require the support of all Ghanaians irrespective of their political affiliation, Mr Kofi Adams, National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said.

Relocating GNPC headquarters bad – Group to Akufo-Addo

Nana Addo Christmas Message Plans of the incoming government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to relocate the headquarters of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) from Tema to Takarodi in the Western Region is a bad idea, Strategic Thinkers Network (STRANEK), a think tank, has said.

Don’t blame NDC if ‘dumsor’ returns – Wereko-Brobby

Tarzan Wereko Brobbey The incoming Akufo-Addo-led administration should not fault the outgoing government if the country is plunged back into another power crisis, a former Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority, Dr Charles Wereko-Brobby, has said.

Mahama to deliver final state of the nation on Thursday

President Mahama Christmas Message Barring any last minute hitches, President John Mahama will this Thursday, January 5, 2017, deliver his final State of the Nation address.

Akufo–Addo under pressure to drop Abu Jinapor as Deputy Chief of Staff

Akufo Addo Opposition NPP President–elect, Nana Akufo Addo is under pressure to revoke the purported appointment of Samuel Abu Jinapor as Deputy Chief of Staff.

I am thankful for our time together - President Mahama

 President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday commended Ghanaians for co-operating with him and giving him the maximum support during his four-year term of office as the President of the land.

NDC will provide credible opposition – Alexander Ackon

Ackon Alex Minister Fresh The outgoing National Democratic Congress (NDC) government will provide a most credible opposition when the incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is sworn into office for the next four years, Ashanti Regional Minister John Alexander Ackon has said.

NDC Volta Caucus nominates James Kluste Avedzi as Minority Leader

 James Klutse Avedzi MPThe Volta Regional Caucus in Parliament of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has nominated the Chairman of the Finance Committee of Parliament, James Klutse Avedzi for the Minority Leader position of the 7th Parliament of the Fourth Republic to be constituted on January 7.

Sports minister peeved: I wasn't informed about Akufo-Addo, Black Stars meeting

Lante Vanderpuye Fails Courtesy Outgoing Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye says he was disrespected when the Black Stars team met a delegation sent by President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo without his knowledge.

Gonja group raps Nana Addo to appoint Gonjas

 Asansan, a fan base of a media production house in the Gonjaland is strongly appealing to President-elect Nana Akufo Addo to “wipe the tears” of Gonjas by accepting a list of carefully compiled Gonja personalities for positions in his government.

Frema Opare to lead Akufo-Addo’s backroom staff as Chief of Staff

Frema Opare Newest Former Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Frema Osei-Opare has been tipped for the Chief of Staff position of the President-elect, Joy News has gathered.

Queenmother of Asante Kingdom dies at 109

 The Asantehemaa (Queenmother of Asante Kingdom), Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II has died at the age of 109, after reigning for 39 years. Nana Afia Kobi was said to have died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Graphic Online has gathered.

I don’t regret accepting EC job – Charlotte Osei

Charlotte PossibleThe Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei, has said she does not regret accepting to Chair Ghana’s Electoral Commission, as the first woman, despite courting disquiet among Ghanaians for some of her decisions.

Court cases won’t affect Dec 7 elections – EC boss

Charlotte Osei FffffThe Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Charlotte Osei has given the assurance that the numerous law suits against the commission will not affect the December 7, date set for the polls.

Printing of Parliamentary ballot papers started - EC boss

 The Electoral Commission chairperson, Charlotte Osei has told the BBC the printing of ballot papers for the Parliamentary elections has begun.

We did not endorse Akufo-Addo- Peki Paramount chief

 

According to the chief, the chiefs of his traditional area never endorsed the NPP flag bearer  and has described the report as misleading.

Torgbe Mordey VI, said this during a courtesy call on him by the Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah , who is on a campaign tour of the region.

The chief in his welcome remark said no such endorsement happened during the visit of the NPP flagbearer.