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Speaker advocates special representation for women in Parliament

Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, the Speaker of Parliament, has advocated for a special quota for women’s representation in Parliament.

“Today by global standards Ghana is in the last fifth category of women representation in Parliament. And we cannot compare ourselves in any way with Rwanda. Ghanaians deserve better,” he said.

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Election of MMDCEs will end the ‘winner takes-all’ disorder

Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, says the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) on partisan basis will be a key solution to the ‘winner takes all’ syndrome plaguing Ghana’s democratic environment.

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President lauds First Sky Group for GHC1 million donation to National Cathedral

First Sky Group, an agglomeration of companies has donated GH₡1 million towards the building of the National Cathedral.

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MPs should not be Ministers Professor Bondzi-Simpson

Allowing Members of Parliament to be made Ministers of State does not make them effective in carrying out their responsibilities.

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Eschew violence, it only retards our progress Vice President Bawumia

Vice President Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, has deplored the negative impact of violence, especially those fuelled by religious misunderstandings on national development.

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ABUDUS GRATEFUL TO PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO FOR HIS COMMITMENT TO DAGBON PEACE

The Bolin Lana, Abdulai Mahamadu and Regent of Yendi has expressed his gratitude to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his commitment and bold vision to finding lasting peace in Dagbon.

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RECAPITALIZATION EXERCISE REPOSITIONS BANKING SECTOR―DR ADDISON

Dr Ernest Kwamena Yedu Addison, Governor, Bank of Ghana (BoG), has pledged the commitment of BoG to promoting a safe, sound, stable and resilient financial sector, counting on the co-operation of all stakeholders.

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RECAPITALIZATION EXERCISE ENDS, 23 BANKS MEET NEW MINIMUM CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS

Following the recapitalisation exercise that ended at the close of business on December 31, 2018, 23 banks― which have all met the new minimum paid-up capital of GH¢400 million― are now operating as universal banks in Ghana.

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