Lands Ministry debunks Ablakwa’s GH¢5.3m Bulgarian Embassy compensation claim

The Lands Ministry has refuted North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa’s claim that government is required to pay GH¢5.3 million in compensation to the Bulgarian Embassy.  The Ministry clarified that no such financial obligation exists, dismissing the assertions as entirely unfounded and misleading. In a recent statement issued on Thursday, July 18, the Lands Ministry […]

LI granting siren use rights to MPs, Ministers withdrawn

The controversial Legislative Instrument (LI) seeking to amend portions of the Road Traffic Regulations 2012 has been withdrawn in Parliament. The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Martin Adjei Mensah Korsah, withdrew the LI on behalf of the Transport Minister, citing public and stakeholder concerns. He added that “the withdrawal became necessary based on […]

IEA to announce date for presidential debate ahead of 2024 elections

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has emphasised the need for a debate before the 2024 elections, involving some of the political parties planning to contest.  The IEA believes such debates are essential for voters to evaluate both presidential and vice-presidential candidates, enabling informed decision-making. This stance comes amid apparent disagreement between the New Patriotic […]

Sammi Awuku confident of NPP beating NDC in 2024 polls with a simple strategy

A prominent advisor to Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s campaign team, Sammi Awuku, has expressed strong confidence that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will outmaneuver the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) with a strategy designed to surprise them in the December polls. Mr Awuku highlighted the party’s unwavering determination to secure victory in the upcoming election on […]