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Ghana: Ruling party MPs overturn decision to reject 2022 budget

– – Lawmakers from Ghana’s ruling party have overturned a decision by the minority to reject the country’s 2022 budget and economic policy statement. Last Friday, a one-sided minority with a total of 137 members voted to reject the budget after the majority MPs staged a walkout. The majority MPs were protesting the failure of the speaker Alban Bagbin to … Read More
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Several injured in clashes between party supporters in Ghana

– – Several people are injured in clashes between supporters of Ghana’s two major political parties in one of the suburbs of the capital Accra. It is unclear what triggered the clashes between the supporters of the ruling NPP and the opposition NDC at a constituency called Odododiodio. The area is one of the over four thousand flash points for electoral violence… Read More
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Ghanaian politician shot dead by unknown gunman

A politician from the ruling party in Ghana has been shot dead by an unknown assailant in the Western part of the country. Local media reported that Mark Ofori who is the constituency treasurer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Takoradi, capital of the Western region was killed in his home. He was reportedly shot by the gunman on… Read More