The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) has recommended a 50 per cent haircut on the salaries and emoluments of Article 71 Office Holders as part of the Debt Restructuring Programme and to reduce the pressure on the public purse.
The Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Sunday joined residents and management of the Weija Leprosarium in Accra to mark the 70th Anniversary of World Leprosy Day, with a strong appeal for an end to stigmatisation against victims of leprosy.
A flag bearer aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Boakye Agyarko, has said his over 40 years unblemished record of serving the NPP mkes him the best person to lead the ruling party to victory in the 2024 general election.
The National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has defied an advice by the Council of Elders of the NDC for all stakeholders to desist from making public pronouncements following the disagreements over a reshuffle in the Minority leadership in Parliament.
The Council of Elders of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged all party faithful, including Members of Parliament (MPs) to be circumspect on their utterances concerning the recent changes to the Minority leadership in parliament.
The North Tongu Member of Parliament, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has filed a request at the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, asking for information in relation to what he says are two Tax Identification Numbers (TIN) being held by Rev Victor Kusi Boateng, a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Cathedral, contrary to the norm that each individual is supposed to have a single TIN.
A former Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen, has said he would ensure that the sitting Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, wins the party’s flagbearer contest and subsequently the 2024 general elections to become the next President of Ghana.
The new Minority Leader, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson has appealed to the rank and file of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) not to dwell too much on the recent reshuffle in the parliamentary leadership of the party but rather support the new leaders to succeed.
Out of the 137 minority Members of Parliament, 73 of them have signed a petition asking the National Executive Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to reverse the decision to reshuffle the Minority leadership.
The Member of Parliament for Asawasi in Kumasi, Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka says the minority leadership were not consulted before the announcement of their removal from office, neither was the entire parliamentary caucus also consulted.