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Mona Quartey flattens Bawumia on economy: His figures were all wrong

 Deputy Finance Minister Mona Quartey has said most of the figures churned out by former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana Dr Mahamudu Bawumia at his recent lecture on the $940-million bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as well as the economy at the Central University College (CUC) were inaccurate.

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  • Presby moderator is a ‘religious bigot’ – Pratt

    Rev Prof Emmanuel Martey PCG Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr., has described the moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rev Prof Emmanuel Martey as someone ‘who qualifies for a religious bigot’.

    Presby Moderator is a politician in Pastor's clothing - Rev. Adjei Mensah

    Mahama won’t be changed in 2016 – Asiedu Nketia

     John Mahama TalkGeneral Secretary of the ruling NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia has stated categorically that only persons who want to collapse the party would seek President Mahama’s replacement going into the 2016 elections.

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    Electricity, water tariffs up by 2.63%, 1.06%

    Electricity, water tariffs up by 2.63%, 1.06% Electricity and water tariffs have gone up by 2.63 per cent and 1.06 per cent respectively effective April 1, 2015, the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced.

    I will prioritise all disciplines — Dr Ahmed

     Dr. Mustapha AhmedThe newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr Mustapha Ahmed, has promised to give equal attention to all the sport disciplines.

    Rawlings, Nana Konadu attend Namibia president’s inauguration

     President and Mrs Rawlings at the inaugural ceremony. Also in the picture is President Thabo Mbeki, former President of South Africa.jpgGhana’s former President, Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings were special guests at the inauguration of Dr.

    Electricity, water tariffs up by 2.63%, 1.06%

    Power Off Electricity and water tariffs have gone up by 2.63 per cent and 1.06 per cent respectively effective April 1, 2015, the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced.

    Accept NHIS cards - GHS directs health facilities

    NHIS The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has asked service providers under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to continue to accept patients with NHIS cards as it is still in the process of finding ways of reimbursing them.

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  • Statistical Service challenges Bawumia over data figures

    Philomena Nyarko New The Ghana Statistical Service is challenging the New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s running mate Dr.

    Mahama doesn't dress well – Ken Agyapong

    Kennedy Ohene Agyapong Smile Maverick Politician Kennedy Agyapong has said President John Mahama does not dress well lately, compared to when he was a Member of Parliament.

    TOR is not for sale to Petro Saudi - Minister

    Emm Kofi Armah Buah Minister of Petroleum, Emmanuel Kofi Armah-Buah, has told Parliament that the Tema Oil Refinery, TOR, is not being sold to Petro Saudi as has been suggested.

    Gomoa East DCE dead

    Gomoa east dce dead The District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Gomoa East Assembly, Isaac Kingsley Ehun-Armah has died. 

    I was nearly beaten up at Nana Addo’s office – Bugri Naabu

    Daniel Bugri Naabu The Northern Regional chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Daniel Bugri Naabu has told Citi News he was nearly attacked by some supporters of the party for being vociferous in his support for the controversial affirmative action policy. 

    VEEP launches SADA’s 2015 Business and Investment Forum

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    Investors to snob Ghana’s 5 year bond over ‘Bawumianomics’

    Cassel Ato Forson, Deputy Finance Minister  Government fears investors may shy away from the 5 year domestic bond it intends to issue today March, 26, 2015.

    Bawumia must apologize for spreading ‘falsehood’ – Finance Ministry

    Deputy Finance Minister, Ato Forson The Ministry of Finance is asking the vice presidential candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to apologize for peddling “falsehood” about the Ghanaian economy. 

    AfDB saga: Bawumia produces memo to prove his case

     

    Ghana’s $100m debt to Nigeria Gas "not unusual" – Mona Quartey

     Deputy finance Minister Mona Quartey has told Morning Starr’s Kafui Dey on 

    "Bawumia is a fine economist" but…– Mona Quartey

     Deputy finance Minister Mona Quartey has said former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is a “fine economist,” but goofed with his recent lecture on the economy at the Central University College.

    Affirmative action fiat will cost Akufo-Addo 2016 elections – Ephson

     The flagbearer of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo will lose the 2016 elections if the party goes ahead to implement the controversial affirmative action directive, pollster Ben Ephson has said.

    AG halts payment of GHȻ352.6 million judgement debt

     The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong, has referred the matter of how a contract sum of $7.7 million changed into GHȻ352.6 million to the security agencies for further investigations.

    NPP “goofed” over “dangerous” affirmative action fiat – Agyapong

    Kennedy Agyapong: "We have goofed"

    Bawumia owes gov't no apology over AfDB sanction claim - NPP

     A deputy Communications director of the New Patriotic Party, Anthony Karbo has dismissed calls for the running mate of NPP flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to apologise for his statement that Ghana is under sanctions by the African Development Bank, (AfDB).

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