Off-taker agreements with waste managers: Parliament summons Ministers

The Speaker of Parliament, Mike Oquaye, on Tuesday summoned the ministers for Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) and Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to answer questions regarding their delay in signing off-taker agreements with a number of waste management companies. These waste management companies are said to have invested over $1.5 billion in constructing […]

Disregard Mahama’s bogus accusations, he’s only blowing hot air-Zongo Ministry

The Ministry of Inner City and Zongo Development says it is appalled by statements made by the National Democratic Congress’ flagbearer, John Mahama suggesting that it was misappropriating the Zongo development fund. The Ministry said the fund was being used for many developmental projects in various Zongo communities and not being spent on unnecessary items […]

OB Amoah lampoons Minority over unnecessary debates on aborted referendum

Deputy Minister for Local Governance and Rural Development, O.B. Amoah has expressed distaste at the Minority in Parliament’s reactions after the Bill for the amendment of Article 243(1) which would allow for the election of Municipal, Metropolitan and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) was withdrawn from Parliament as directed by President Nana Akufo-Addo. The President, on […]

Withdrawing MMDCEs election bill not a sign of unfulfilled manifesto promise – Hadzide

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has pooh-poohed claims that the withdrawal of the bill for the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) from Parliament is an abandonment of its campaign promise. Many including the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have criticized the move by government to withdraw bills seeking to amend […]