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I will win Ketu-South seat for NPP – Aspirant

Parliamentary candidates aspiring to compete for parliamentary seats on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Volta Region have picked and submitted their forms in preparation for serious campaign activities. One of such aspirants in the Ketu South Constituency, Mr. David Tiano...

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I’ll expose NPP hypocrites – A Plus threatens

Kwame Asare Obeng otherwise known as A Plus has threatened to expose the hypocrites within the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who complain in secret about their disappointment in the government but hail it in the open. He disclosed that the conduct of these persons smacks of...

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Minister justifies suspension of NPP Vice Chairman

The Central Regional Minister, Kwamina Duncan says the suspended first Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Horace Ekow Ewusi was given time to respond to allegations levelled against him by one Edward Okraku Adum but he failed to respond. Speaking at a press conference in...

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I trust Akufo-Addo to give Takoradi kidnapped girls justice – Tema Mantse

The King of Ghana’s industrial City, Tema, Dr. Nii Adjei Kraku ll, has urged for patience in the wake of the discovery of some mortal remains suspected to be the bodies of the three kidnapped Takoradi girls. In an exclusive interview, with the Ghana News Agency...

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Release probe report on me – Former Maritime boss to Transport Minister

Former Director-General of the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) Kwame Owusu has asked the Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah to release the report of an investigation conducted on him over allegation of corruption while in office. The Minister in October 2018 directed the Board of GMA...

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Akufo-Addo declares Monday as ‘Eid-ul-Adha’ holiday

President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo has declared Monday, August 12 as a public holiday to be observed throughout the country. According to a press release signed by the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, this is because ‘Eid-ul-Adha’, an Islamic festival commemorated nationwide in Ghana falls on Sunday,...

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Let us rise up against corruption – National House of Chiefs urges Ghanaians

The National House of Chiefs (NHC) has called on Ghanaians to rise up and fight against corruption in the Ghanaian society which is impeding socio-economic development and progress. According to the House, a “corruption-infested country cannot prosper” and it was important for Ghanaians to change their...

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Forgive me if I’ve offended you – Oye Lithur begs Ghanaians

Former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection under the erstwhile Mahama administration, Nana Oye Lithur has asked for forgiveness from everyone she may have offended. According to the human rights lawyer, she is human and may have stepped on some toes in line of her...

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Minister chases prostitutes

The Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has moved to crack on commercial sex workers as part of measures to curb crimes being perpetrated by the locals with the aid of foreigners. According to Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah, many crimes in the Kumasi such as robberies and...

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Hearts defender Christopher Bonney fingered in age-cheating row

Hearts of Oak defender Christopher Bonney has been embroiled in an age-cheating row after being named in Ghana's Under-23 squad for the African U23 Championship double-legged qualifying match against Algeria. Local journalists have waged a massive campaign against the former Asante Kotoko defender over claims he's...

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GHC25.5m cash missing after sale of 1,719 cars – Report

An amount of GHC25.5 million remains unfound after the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) failed to account for the sale of some 1,719 vehicles. This was contained in a 2018 report by the office of the Auditor-General, in which he disclosed how 1,719 vehicles out of 2,388...

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SOME ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE NPP SINCE 2017

SOME ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE NPP SINCE 2017 1.✅ Electronic (tracking) Docket for Courts of law 2.✅ One-District One factory Launched 3. ✅Paperless Clearing system. 4. ✅National Identification System launched 5. ✅35% increase in salaries of Railway workers 6. ✅11% increase in salaries of government workers 7....

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NDC’s Mess and How NPP has turned things around

NDC’s Mess and How NPP has turned things around NDC Mismanaged economy for which growth had dropped from 14% to 3.6% forcing the country to go under IMF control Economy expanded from 3.6% to 8.1% (Meaning the rate at which the economy was expanding under the...

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Limited Registration: 24,000 people did multiple registration – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said it is currently investigating over 24,000 cases of multiple registration in the just-ended limited registration exercise. The process which commenced on June 17 and ended on July 7, was to register Ghanaians who have turned 18 since the last registration...

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Edna Sackey To Contest As An MP For Npp Anyaa Sowutuom Constituency

Edna Sackey To Contest As An MP For Npp Anyaa Sowutuom Constituency Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Anyaa Sowutuom constituency, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has disclosed that she will not contest her seat at Anyaa Sowutuom again...

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Educate public about my work so they don’t lose confidence in me – SP to CSOs

Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has called on civil society groups to educate members of the public about the operations of the Special Prosecutor’s Office. The Special Prosecutor following calls on him to probe the brouhaha surrounding the Power Distribution Services (PDS) deal, has reacted saying he...

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Sir, You Cannot Credibly Defend your Misconduct – Kumawu Magistrate

In the 2nd week of June 2019, an audio on an alleged bribery involving the Kumawu Circuit Court magistrate, bailiff and registrar, became known to the Ghanaian and worldwide public. It went viral on WhatsApp. One Madam Akua Berhene from the Kumawu Ananangya royal family, a...

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Our social sense of responsibility has collapsed – Rawlings

Former President of the Republic of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings, has lashed out about what he sees to be Ghanaians losing our social sense of responsibility. Mr. Rawlings was addressing some assembly members of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly who paid a courtesy call on him at...

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NDC Vice Chair, 2 others join NPP

A former Vice Chairperson of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and two other activists of the party have defected to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Walewale Constituency of the North East Region. Sumani Mutawakilu who is the former NDC executive who led Majeed...

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‘Badu Kobi’s wife is as foolish as her husband’ – Kennedy Agyapong

Controversial member of parliament Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has descended heavily on the wife of Prophet Badu for defending her husband’s 'disrespectful' comments against women. Furious Kennedy Agyapong stated that Mama Gloria Kobi is as foolish as her husband who is the head pastor of Glorious Wave...

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Nigerian Army delegation visit Tema Port

A 45-member delegation made up of faculty members and participants of the Nigerian Army War College Course 3 led by a Brigadier General has visited the Port of Tema on a study tour. The study tour was embarked on with the purpose of exposing course participants...

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Akufo-Addo leaves for Angola on 2-day official visit

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Thursday, 8th August, 2019, for 2-day official visit to the Republic of Angola, at the invitation of President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço. The visit, the first by a Ghanaian President, is aimed at deepening...

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House of Chiefs decries corruption scandals in Ghana

The National House of Chiefs has decried recurrent corruption scandals it says, only continue to leave the citizenry in poverty, joblessness, broken homes and shattered dreams. The chiefs cite what they describe as crisis and controversies under past and current governments, from the ‘guinea fowls’ saga...

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4 Indians, 2 Ghanaians arrested in National Security raid in Kumasi

National security operatives made up of 12 armed personnel have reportedly picked up 4 Indians and two Ghanaians over yet to be known reasons, Starr News has learnt. The incident occurred last night at Ahowdo in the Kumasi metropolis. The officers reportedly seized gold and an...

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Tadi girls kidnap: 3rd suspect to be extradited to Ghana

The Ghana Police Service is finalizing process to extradite the third suspect in connection with the kidnapping of the three Takoradi girls to Ghana, MyNewsGh.com has gathered. Only identified as Chika, he was alleged to have played a key role in the whole crime and arrived...

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U-Turn: We’re ready for DNA test – Tadi girls’ families

Two families of the three Takoradi missing girls have backtracked on their stance not to allow the police take samples for DNA tests on some discovered bodies at the premises of the kidnap suspect. The Bentum and Korankye families have given the green light for the...

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Tamale teenage prostitutes into blood rituals

It has been confirmed that teenage prostitutes who were trafficked into the country were required to undergo blood rituals by their Queen Mother, Chioma Sabina Abaraonye. This was to ensure that they never divulge the secret of the business they were engaged in to their relations...

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Fight against political violence requires sustainable efforts – Envoy

The Colombia Ambassador to Ghana, Ms Claudia Turbay Quintero has said Ghana’s ongoing political dialogue between the two dominant parties aimed at curbing electoral violence, requires sustained efforts and commitment to be effective. The ongoing political dialogue between the two dominant parties, the ruling New Patriotic...

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Ministry secures office space for three Passport Applications Centers

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has secured office space from the Regional Coordinating Councils in the Upper East, Upper West and Central Regions for the establishment of Passport Applications Centers (PACs) in those regional capitals. Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign...

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‘NDC’s comments on Volta Region Ghana card registration unfortunate’ – NIA

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has dismissed claims by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it is deliberately frustrating the Ghana Card registration process in the Volta Region to denationalise residents there. The Head of Corporate Affairs at NIA, ACI Francis Palmdeti said such assertions are...

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