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No vote campaigners equal ‘angst’ of Ghanaians – Franklin Cudjoe to Akufo-Addo

IMANI Africa President, Franklin Cudjoe is of the firm belief that the angst of the "No" vote campaigners in the aborted referendum reflect things Ghanaians are not happy about. In a Facebook post, Mr Cudjoe wrote that even as the government has withdrawn the referendum, they...

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The So Called Humbleman Mahama, Owusu Bempah ‘clash’ at Assemblies of God Church

Former President John Dramani Mahama on December 1, 2019, clashed with Rev. Owusu Bempah at the Holy Ghost Revival Center of the Assemblies of God Church, South Odorkor, Accra. Both Mahama and Rev. Bempah had been invited by the Church to grace their 30th Anniversary. The...

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NO CONSENSUS ON BOTH PROVISIONS MEANS NO TO BOTH OF THEM!

NO CONSENSUS ON BOTH PROVISIONS MEANS NO TO BOTH OF THEM! Our kind of politics must be understood in its pointillistic settings lest one deviates from what we have come to accept as norms in this enterprise. President Akufo-Addo's encomiastic announcement of calling off the referendum...

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO CALLS OFF REFERENDUM FOR LACK OF BROAD, NATIONAL CONSENSUS

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO CALLS OFF REFERENDUM FOR LACK OF BROAD, NATIONAL CONSENSUS [caption id="attachment_6887" align="alignnone" width="1391"] Image processed by CodeCarvings Piczard ### FREE Community Edition ### on 2018-04-05 22:20:52Z | http://piczard.com | http://codecarvings.com[/caption] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called off the holding...

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Ghana’s FIRST Creative Arts School

Ghana’s FIRST Creative Arts School On Sunday, 1st December, 2019, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo cut the sod for the construction of a Creative Arts School, to be located in Kwadaso, in the Ashanti region. Objectives: The Creative School of Arts shall equip students for...

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Man arrested for using a photo of Mourinho as his Whatsapp DP

A Nigerian man has taken to Instagram to narrate his alleged encounter with some police officers who almost arrested him because he used a photo of Tottenham coach, Jose Mourinho as his Whatsapp DP. According to @chu_chu_sam, the police men who insinuated he might have used...

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Asantehene honours 130 rural-based teachers

One hundred and thirty teachers of public basic schools from rural areas across the country have been honoured by His Royal Majesty, King of the Ashanti Kingdom, Otumfour Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia Palace the Ashanti Regional capital. The Otumfuo Teachers and Education Workers Awards...

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Over 1k vehicles supplied, 962 structures ongoing for SHSs – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo government is confronting the inherent challenges that have been associated with the implementation of the Free Senior High School Policy. With some 1.2 million children currently enrolled in Senior High Schools, the highest such enrolment in the country’s history, President Akufo-Addo stated that sufficient...

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EC assures Ghanaians of transparent elections in 2020

The Electoral Commission (EC) has given assurance to Ghanaians of a peaceful and transparent general election in 2020. Deputy Chairman of the EC in-charge of Operations, Samuel Tettey, gave the assurance at the launch of the STAR Ghana Foundation election 2020 Projects in Accra. “The 2020...

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Ghana’s corruption-driven bureaucratic systems will be eliminated – Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured Ghanaians that with the introduction of realtime digital technologies in the Ghanaian economy, the informal and bureaucratic systems in the country which is largely responsible for the high levels of corruption will be totally eliminated. Addressing the management, staff...

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Akufo-Addo meets Kufuor, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at Prempeh College 70th Anniversary

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, November 30, 2019, attended a grand durbar to climax the 70th-anniversary celebrations of Prempeh College. The durbar held on the school's campus in Kumasi had the Asnatehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II also attending. Former President John Agyekum Kufuor who...

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Otumfuo tasks KNUST to build more residential facilities for students

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has tasked management of KNUST and government to take urgent steps to provide more residential facilities on campus to accommodate the increasing number of students. Otumfuo said even though the university’s management has provided additional classroom blocks to enable the...

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Don’t ignore practicals in Science Education – Teachers told

Mrs Olivia Serwaa Opare, the Acting Head of Science Education Unit at Ghana Education Service, has urged Integrated Science teachers to prioritise the practical aspect of the subject to build the understanding and core competencies of their students for national development. She said though most secondary...

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Govt to launch website to centralise passport application, others in 2020

The government plans to introduce a web portal called Ghana.gov that will centralize the provision of key state services like the renewal of business and passport applications. The government plans to launch this website in January 2020, according to Vice President Mahamadu Bawumia, who was speaking...

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No child will be denied SHS education by reason of poverty – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on Ghanaians not to give the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) mandate in the 2020 general elections to come and cancel the free SHS policy. Nana Akufo-Addo said the NDC wants to cancel the policy under the disguise...

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1,190 vehicles, 962 buildings for free SHS – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says his government is confronting the inherent challenges that have been associated with the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy. With some 1.2 million children currently enrolled in Senior High Schools, the highest of such enrolment in the country’s history,...

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Take good care of teachers – Kufuor to government

Former President John Agyekum Kufour has urged the Akufo-Addo-led government to make teachers proud of their chosen profession by prioritising their condition of service so that they can impact good character in students. Speaking at the 70th anniversary celebration and speech and prize giving day of...

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List your achievements as Minister – NPP man challenges NDC MP

The Ahafo Region chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has challenged Member of Parliament (MP) for Asunafo South, Eric Opoku, to state his records and achievements as deputy and regional minister and MP in the district. According to the chairman, the MP has no tangible...

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Mahama needs more than empathy to win 2020 elections – Araba Koomson

Joyfm News Editor, Araba Koomson says former President, John Dramani Mahama needs more than empathy to win the 2020 elections. She is of the view that the former President’s empathetic nature may equally serve as his weakness. Her remarks follows a chapter in Manesseh’s book which...

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Let All Hands be on Deck to Assist Inspector-General of Police Fight Police Corruption – London “Burger” Emphasizes

It could not have come at a better time, the decision by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, to empower the Ghanaian public to report any abuses of power and trust by the police, especially their infatuation with collection of bribes on Ghana roads....

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When is the Chief Justice Going to Instruct the Public to Help Fight Judicial Corruption?

I am looking forward to any future incoming Ghana Chief Justice to announce a request to the Ghanaian public to help him or her to robustly fight the foul-smelling corruption within the Ghana judicial service. The Inspector-General of Police, Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, has taken the lead...

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You Can Run But You Can’t Hide

The veracity and practicability of the popular saying, “You can run but you can’t hide”, has manifested in the life of the supposedly Ghanaian ace criminal investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Being avaricious for riches and fame hence resulting to whatever evil means available to him...

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Kwame A Plus is a hypocrite jumping from party to party – Ibrah One

Ghanaian Young Millionaire, Ibrah One, has thrown shots at Ghanaian musician and politician, Kwame A Plus. In a post on his Instagram stories, Ibrah pointed out that there are some people who’re hypocrites jumping from one political party to another. He went on to say that...

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I tried Ghana Rice and I really enjoyed it – Sarkodie

Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie has revealed that he tried the Ghana Rice and he really really enjoyed it. This comes after the campaign for local rice to be consumed more than the foreign ones. Sarkodie in a series of tweets yesterday revealed that he’s coming to try...

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Hon Dr MARK ASSIBEY-YEBOAH, (Finance Committee Chairman) always do it for our PRESIDENT and PARTY*

Hon Dr MARK ASSIBEY-YEBOAH, (Finance Committee Chairman) always do it for our PRESIDENT and PARTY* The Finance Committee Chairman, Hon Dr MARK ASSIBEY-YEBOAH in 2019 on the floor of Parliament *defended the BUDGET and ask Parliament to APPROVE the 2019 BUDGET and it was APPROVED.* _*Just...

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO CUT SOD FOR STATE HOUSING COMPANY PROJECT IN BOLGATANGA

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO CUT SOD FOR STATE HOUSING COMPANY PROJECT IN BOLGATANGA President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo today Friday 29th November, 2019 cut sod for the construction of 120 homes in the Upper East Regional capital of Bolgatanga. The project, named Rock Estates due to the Rocky...

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NLA cautions public against activities of lotto fraudsters

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has cautioned the public not to fall victim to activities of lotto fraudsters who are using different platforms and communication strategies to dupe unsuspecting Ghanaians. According to the NLA, these lotto fraudsters and social media miscreants use radio stations, television stations,...

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NDC lacked common sense when they were in power – Ghanaians ‘roast’ Adongo

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Isaac Adongo, has incurred the wrath of Ghanaians for saying this party will use common sense to transform the economy when they come into power. Mr. Adongo who is also a member of the Finance Committee...

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Auditor General activates another court process against EOCO

The Auditor General Daniel Yao Domelevo has triggered yet another legal action to stop the Economic and Organise Crime Office (EOCO) from investigating him over alleged procurement infraction. Mr Domelevo warned EOCO to cease investigating him on grounds that it has no legal basis whatsoever to...

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Pwalugu multipurpose dam: NPP is a promise-fulfilling party – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has officially opened the toolbox for construction work to start on the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam with a strong remark about his political party as one which will never fail to deliver on its promises. “I’m delighted to be here today to cut the sod...

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