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WHEN A NON-POLITICAL ADVOCACY TURNS POLITICAL

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WHEN A NON-POLITICAL ADVOCACY TURNS POLITICAL

At this juncture, one can confidently state that the FixtheCountry advocates have lost the script.

The campaign began well as it was peopled by apolitical persons who said they weren’t enthused about happenings in the country.

The idea, they said, was not to target the government of the day but an action tailored to tell successive governments that they have failed Ghanaians. That notion was unmasked this evening.

On PM Express this evening, Barker-Vormawor, one of the self-styled convenors of the group sought to create the impression that the Akufo-Addo administration has failed to live up to expectations and must fix the broken system immediately.

He went on to say that the party (NPP) made several promises in the 2016 elections but couldn’t fulfill them.

When Evans Mensah drew his attention to the fact that if his assertion was wholly true, then same should have led to the party losing in 2020 elections.

The US-based campaigner emphasized that to him, the current administration has failed to live up to expectations and that’s the main reason behind their planned protest in the coming days.

This tacitly implies that despite claims by members of the group to the effect that this crusade is not meant to paint the government of the day black, the underpinning reason has been divulged by the US-based lawyer who is one of the leading figures of the FixtheCountry group as a political thing.

The agenda is more political than initially thought. Barker-Vormawor has let the cat out of the bag with his submissions on PM Express.

Source: P.K.Sarpong, Whispers from the Corridors of the Thinking Place.

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World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Ghana To Miss Jordan Ayew And Amartey Against South Africa

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The Black Stars are set to do without some first team players for their upcoming back-to-back games against Ethiopia and South Africa.

Premier League clubs have decided against releasing players for September’s round of World Cup qualifiers which are due to take place in Covid-19 red-listed countries, ruling Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew, Leicester City centre-back Daniel Amartey and Brentford winger Tariqe Fosu out of Ghana’s showdown away against South Africa.

 

According to a statement by the FA, nearly 60 players from 19 clubs have been affected by the decision.

 

South Africa, who are on the UK’s coronavirus red list, are set to host Ghana for a Group G matchday two fixture in Johannesburg on September 6.

“Premier League clubs have today reluctantly but unanimously decided not to release players for international matches played in red-list countries next month,” the FA announced on their official website on Tuesday.

“The clubs’ decision, which is strongly supported by the Premier League, will apply to nearly 60 players from 19 Premier League clubs who are due to travel to 26 red-list countries in the September international window.

“This follows Fifa’s current position not to extend its temporary release exception for players required to quarantine on their return from international duty.

“Extensive discussions have taken place with both The FA and the Government to find a solution, but due to ongoing public health concerns relating to incoming travellers from red-list countries, no exemption has been granted

Ghana are set to open their World Cup qualifiers with a home clash with Ethiopia on September 3 before making the trip to South Africa.
Earlier this month, Black Stars coach CK Akonnor unveiled a provisional list of 30 players for the uncoming double-header, the roster including Ayew, Amartey and Fosu.

 

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UTAG is Setting A Bad Precedent For Disobeying Court Injunction – Kabila

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Former Acting General Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), James Kwabena Bomfeh, has slammed the UTAG executives for not obeying the injunction order by a High Court regarding their industrial action.

UTAG has refused to call off their strike despite calls on them to return to work.

The National Labour Commission, in an attempt to compel them to resume work, secured an injunction from an Accra High Court but the University lecturers Association has defied the court ruling.

According to UTAG President, Prof. Charles Marfo, the injunction has rather worsened the case for the Labour Commission.

“We were almost reaching a consensus until the government’s court issue arose. Now, a whole new ballgame has started because we’re also asking our lawyers to go to court . . . We were getting there. We were pushing; now this argument I’m making is lost,” he said.

Addressing the issue during Peace FM’s ”Kokrokoo”, James Kwabena Bomfeh, popularly called Kabila, bemoaned the UTAG response to the Labour Commission’s injunction.

According to him, UTAG somehow disrespecting the injunction must be condemned in no uncertain terms stressing ”if care is not taken and we allow for positive defiance against a court ruling, we will be setting a certain bad precedent”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Vote: KOTOKO vs HEARTS, Which Team Wins Today?

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Press on the Faint Circle before your preferred Team, then Press Vote to submit. Good luck!

 

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