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President’s media encounter: Kwesi Pratt narrates how he struggled to ask a question

Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has shared his experience during the media encounter with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The President had an encounter with the media at the Flagstaff House Wednesday. After the encounter, some journalists bemoaned the fact that they didn’t get the chance to ask their questions. Contributing to a panel discussion on ...

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Akufo-Addo running ‘sound bite’ government – Sam George

President Akufo-Addo is an excellent speech reader but hollow on substance, Sam George has observed. According to the Ningo Prampram MP, the President appears to be focused on providing attracting sound bites and inserts for the media than focusing on improving the standard of living of Ghanaians. The criticism comes after the President extolled his performance in a meeting with ...

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Omane Boamah behind ‘HAMID 1-18’ Land Cruiser propaganda – Hamid

The Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul Hamid has accused former Minister of Communications, Dr Edward Omani Boamah of allegedly spreading falsehood about him being the owner of a custom made cross-country vehicle with a customized number plate[HAMID 1-18]. Mr Hamid while addressing journalists in Wa on Thursday, said the reason for saying that was the fact the story was first ...

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Joe Anokye confirmed as NCA’s Director-General

Acting Director-General of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Joe Anokye, has been confirmed as the Director-General of the Authority by the Public Services Commission. This confirmation comes almost a year after President Akufo-Addo appointed him as acting Director-General of the NCA. He took over from William Tevie who occupied the position from June 22, 2015. Mr. Anokye worked as a ...

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Journalists must learn to ask thought-provoking questions – Ofoso Ampofo

National Vice Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has expressed his displeasure about the line of questioning of some journalists at last Wednesday’s presidential press encounter saying the questions were not thought-provoking’ enough. “I believe that when journalists are given the opportunity in a whole year to prepare and ask the president just one ...

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Aviation Minister berates British Airways over bedbugs infested planes

Aviation Minister, Cecilia Dapaah has chastised officials of British Airways over poor treatment of Ghanaian passengers. According to her the airways is able to treat its Ghanaian passenger poorly because it has enjoyed direct flight from Ghana to the UK over the years. Speaking to the media Thursday afternoon, the Minister raised some concerns regarding the treatment of Ghanaian passengers ...

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Back your claims of ‘inflated’ contracts with evidence – ACEP to Akufo-Addo

The Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), Ben Boakye, is in favour of the Minority’s call on government to release data on all non-existent and inflated contracts approved under the Mahama administration. Mr. Boakye said this would provide clarity on the government’s assertion that it saved some GHc5.7 billion from cancelling some contracts, at least within ...

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Akufo-Addo hails GNPC ExxonMobil deal

President Akufo-Addo has lauded an agreement signed between the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and US oil company, ExxonMobil. The 25-year agreement would enable the company to explore and produce oil in the Tano Basin of Cape Three Points in the Western Region, pending parliamentary approval. Eighty percent of the proceeds would go to ExxonMobil, 15 percent to GNPC and ...

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Africa deserves ‘shithole’ comment – Kumchacha

The founder and leader of Heaven’s Gate Ministries, Nicholas Osei known to many as Kumchacha, says US president Donald Trump did not err when he described Africa, Haiti and El Salvador, as “shithole” countries. The radio prophet therefore wants African leaders to accept the “shithole” comment as a true description of Africa, particularly. President Nana Akufo-Addo is one the African ...

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