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Amidu ‘wins’; Mahama Ayariga’s ‘immunity’ excuse flawed by court

Member of Parliament for Bawku Central MP, Mahama Ayariga will henceforth be obliged to make appearance at every court sitting regarding his trial, this is per an order by the Financial and Economic Court 2 Division of the Accra High Court. Mr. Ayariga who is in...

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Chief Imam deserves Nobel Peace Prize – Ken Agyapong

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has suggested that the Chief Imam of Ghana, Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu should be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize Award, ABC News Ghana can report. In an interview monitored by ABC News Ghana, the Assin Central...

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Rawlings wants 1992 Constitution re-written

Former President Jerry John Rawlings is calling for an urgent review of the constitution which ushered in the Fourth Republic. Mr. Rawlings who supervised the promulgation of the document in 1992, to herald Ghana’s return to multiparty democracy, says “there is an unqualified need to reform...

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Killing of 6 ‘innocent’ Army Generals by Rawlings in 1979 was biased – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has observed that the six army generals including former heads of state who were executed under the Former President Jerry John Rawlings military regime, were unjustly murdered. He disclosed during a call on him by families of the six in commemoration...

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The real story behind the June 4 Revolution: Separating the facts from fiction

The Genesis of the Revolution The June 4 Revolution, otherwise known as June 4th Uprising was incited by the arrest and trial of Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings and other junior military officers by the leadership of the Supreme Military Council II (SMC II). Jerry John...

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I’ll demolish your hotel again if given chance – Rawlings to Dara Salam Group Chair

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has stated that he has no regrets demolishing a $5-million hotel which belonged to entrepreneur and Executive Chairman of the Dara Salaam Group, Alhaji Yusif Ibrahim decades ago. Mr Rawlings said the property was built on a waterway and that if...

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NDC going to Supreme Court over Mahama Ayariga’s trial – Haruna Iddrisu

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Haruna Iddrisu has indicated that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) would challenge the ruling of the Accra High Court on Tuesday that said the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, was obliged by law to stand...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional James Maddison is a target for Manchester United and could cost the club £60m. Juventus have joined the race to sign Ajax's Matthijs de Ligt, tabling a £75m bid. James Maddison, Maxi Gomez, Giovani Lo Celso, Tanguy Ndombele and Ryan Sessegnon are...

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Okudzeto Ablakwa praises Akufo-Addo over Ghana’s bid to host Continental Free Trade secretariat

The ranking member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has praised President Akufo-Addo for his patriotic decision to lobby to host the secretariat of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area in Ghana. He said Ghana deserves to have such a secretariat because...

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Robotics to become a teaching subject at basic schools

Deputy Minister for Education in charge of Basic and Secondary Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has announced that soon, Robotics, a branch of science studies would be taught right from the basic level of education. This, he said followed the triumphant winning of the Methodist Girls...

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Ghanaians over exaggerating Ghana Beyond Aid gaffe – Irbard Ibrahim

Executive Director of Irbard Security Consult, Mr. Irbard Ibrahim has observed that the Ghana Beyond Aid gaffe in which an image of Dawit insurance building in Nairobi was stolen for the back cover of the document is being over exaggerated by Ghanaians. A section of Ghanaians...

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We’re grateful to Akufo-Addo’s Government – Bole Chief Imam

The Chief Imam of Bole in the newly created Savannah Region, Mohammed Sulemana Iddrisu, has praised on President Akufo-Addo's Government for the numerous projects it had undertaken in the area since assuming office. He said the various projects and the pace they were being delivered was...

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Muslims have loved me more than I thought – Kennedy Agyapong praises

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Constituency in the Central region, Kennedy Agyapong has stated that the loyalty shown to him by the Muslims communities in Ghana is incomparable. He said he cannot find words to describe Muslims’ loyalty shown to him adding that...

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Former Gender Minister Otiko Djaba now TV show host

Former Minister for Gender Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba now hosts a Television Programme on TV3. The Programme dubbed “Let’s Talk Ability” is a talk show that provides a platform for persons with disabilities to speak out. It is aimed at educating...

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Release NAM1 to retrieve $39m to pay customers – Menzgold begs government

Gold-dealership firm, Menzgold Ghana Limited, has appealed to government to take steps towards the “immediate release” of its embattled chief executive, Nana Appiah Mensah, from Emirati custody. The company in a latest statement asked Ghana government to either revoke the Interpol arrest warrant on Mr Mensah,...

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Oppong Nkrumah assists 1500 BECE candidates at Ofoase-Ayirebi

The Member of Parliament for Ofoase Ayirebi in the Eastern Region, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has presented educational materials particularly mathematical sets to 1500 candidates in the Akyemansa District expected to sit for the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) this year. The presentation is an annual...

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No CHRAJ report missing – A-G’s Dept

The Attorney General’s Department has described as “false” and urged the public to disregard recent media reports that a Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) report to the department has gone missing. A media report on Monday, 3 June 2019 alleged that a report...

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Ghanaians to blame for Rosewood exportation – Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission has blamed the violation of the ban on the logging and exportation of Rosewood on Ghanaians who collaborate with their Chinese counterparts. In March 2019, the Lands and Natural Resources Ministry placed a total ban on the harvesting and exportation of rosewood. However,...

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NDC, Rawlings mark 40th June 4 anniversary

The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the office of former President Jerry John Rawlings will climax the 40th-anniversary celebration of the June 4 Revolution with a grand durbar at Nungua, opposite the offices of the Nungua Traditional Authority in the Greater Accra Region today,...

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All my girlfriends stopped calling me honey in my broke state – Former drug lord

A former Ghanaian Journalist with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and ex-drug baron, Paa Joe Odonkor has stated that all his girlfriends stopped giving romantic accolades like honey, babe, sweetheart, sugar when he became broke and his empire came down crushing. According to him, when his...

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21 people facing trial for corruption – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has disclosed 21 people are being tried for various forms of corruption by his administration. According to him, claims that the Attorney General has been ideal with the fight against corruption are baseless. Speaking to some Ghanaians living in Canada, where is visiting, the...

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I’m not scared of court, Amidu must follow due procedure – Ayariga

The Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga has defended his decision to counter sue the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, who is pursuing him [the legislator] in court over alleged tax evasion and fraud. According to Mahama Ayariga, his action is not borne out of...

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Manasseh’s corruption evidence insufficient to prosecute Zoomlion – Attorney General

The Attorney General’s Department headed by Madam Gloria Akuffo has responded to Multimedia Investigative Journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni indicating that the evidence he provided to the outfit in respect of corruption against Zoomlion cannot sustain a prosecution. According to a statement issued on Monday June 3,...

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Charismatic churches kick against proposed law against ‘fake churches’

The Ghana Charismatic Bishops Conference has said an attempt by Members of Parliament to legislate against fake pastors and churches amounts to an attempt to control religious beliefs. “…we do not support any idea of legislating or controlling beliefs, faiths or religious beliefs of our citizens,”...

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MAMMOTH RALLY FOR HON. KENNEDY AGYAPONG SOON!!

MAMMOTH RALLY FOR HON. KENNEDY AGYAPONG SOON!! The National executives of Loyalists of Kennedy Agyapong-LOKA will in the coming days, organize a massive rally to outdoor the come back of Hon. Kennedy Agyapong. The rally which is scheduled to be held in July at a yet...

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Corruption: 21 NDC appointees lined up for prosecution; Akufo-Addo discloses

At least 21 appointees of the former administration under John Dramani Mahama, are being prosecuted for corruption-related offences, the President has revealed. These prosecutions, according to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, may have delayed partly because of his respect for due process. Another reason, the president said,...

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ASHANTI REGIONAL WOMENS ORGANISER CONGRATULATE NPP PINK LADIES AND WOMENS WING

On behalf of the Ashanti Regional Women's Wing and my own behalf, I thank and congratulate you all, i.e., the NPP Pink Ladies, Women's Wing Maidens, and the various constituency women's organisers for the enormous support towards the organisation of the Car-wash and the successful outcome...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has been offered a £170,000-a-week contract to join Manchester United this summer, according to reports. Tottenham will back Mauricio Pochettino this summer and attempt to sign Real Betis' Giovani Lo Celso, Lyon's Tanguy Ndombele, Celta Vigo's Maxi...

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NC Special Cup Tier II: Hearts dumped out, Kotoko reach quarterfinals

Hearts of Oak have been dumped out of the NC Special up Tier II at the round of 16 stage after losing to Unistar Academy at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. The Division One league side won the match 5-4 on penalties after 1-1 scoreline...

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Asamoah Gyan, Kwasi Appiah cosy up as Black Stars depart for Dubai

Black Stars General Captain, Asamoah Gyan was all smiles when he met the technical team of the Black Stars at the Kotoka International Airport prior to the team’s departure to Dubai. It was all smiles and ecstasy as they exchanged jokes to consolidate their reunion after...

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