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Martin Amidu’s ‘selective justice’ against Mahama Ayariga disappointing – NDC Youth

The Bawku Central Youth Wing of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed dismay in the manner in which the special Prosecutor is conducting his duties, describing it as disappointing, ABC News Ghana can report. This follows the filing of legal processes by the Special...

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Gov’t Targets Ending Poverty By 2030

Gov’t Targets Ending Poverty By 2030 Deputy Chief of Staff and Political Assistant to the President, Francis Asenso-Boakye has said the implementation of the current policies and programmes of the Nana Akufo-Addo’s government aims at ending poverty by 2030.   He said policies such as Free...

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MPs call for law to deal with ‘fake’ pastors

Members of Ghana’s Parliament have called for action against pastors and churches preying on the gullibility of the public. According to them, the state must step in with legislation to clamp down on what they term abuses of congregants, especially by ‘one-man’ churches. Contribution to a...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Real Madrid forward Isco is in line to become Maurizio Sarri's first signing as Juventus boss, according to reports. Barcelona are reportedly ready to listen to offers for forward Ousmane Dembele, just two years after making him the second most expensive player...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk Regional National Regional LONDON EVENING STANDARD Alexandre Lacazette has revealed he plans to discuss his future with Arsenal after Wednesday night's Europa League final. Juventus president Andrea Agnelli is attending the Europa League final as the Serie A club's managerial target Maurizio Sarri raises...

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NHIA Cards, Others To Be History – NIA Boss

Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Prof Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah says the National Health Insurance Card, Driver's License, SSNIT card, and others will be synchronized with the Ghana Card. He further disclosed that per a Memorandum of Understanding, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) will...

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Using working hours for prayers dishonest – Oquaye, as Parliament moves to regulate churches

Parliament is demanding action against pastors and churches that prey on the gullibility of the unsuspecting public. The lawmakers argued in the chamber on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 that the state must step in with a legislation to clamp down on what they term abuse of...

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Muslim Clerics Urged To Collaborate To Fight Vigilantism In Zongo’s

Dr Bashiru Shani, a Business Consultant and Lecturer at the Accra Technical University, has called on Imams, Office of the Chief Imam, and Islamic scholars to take a front role and preach against political vigilantism in Zongo communities. He said the need to take this advocacy...

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Election 2020 Will Be Peaceful, Fair, Credible And Transparent – EC

Mrs Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday reiterated that the Commission is working frantically to ensure that Election 2020 will be peaceful, fair, credible and transparent. To this end the EC, she said had put together a litany of activity calendar,...

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Bill for partisan district elections laid before Parliament

The government on Tuesday laid a bill in Parliament to allow political parties to sponsor candidates for district assembly elections. The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2018 is to amend Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution on the sponsorship of candidates for public office. Article 55 (3)...

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No mortal can stop Akufo-Addo’s 2nd term as President – Minister

The Upper East Regional Minister. Ms Paulina Patience Abayage has envisaged that the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will remain at the Jubilee House come 2020 general elections stressing that no human being can stop him. She said though the President and members of the New...

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Corruption will never end in Ghana until I become President – Odike

The founder and leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Mr Akwasi Addai Odike has made a passionate appeal to electorates to consider voting him to the highest office of the land so that corruption in government will end in no time. “Our Constitution is not...

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Charlotte Osei starts Afghanistan job

Ghana’s former Electoral Commission Chairperson, Mrs Charlotte Osei, has reported to Kabul, the national capital of Afghanistan, to start work as an International Elections Commissioner in that country. She reported to Afghanistan on Tuesday, 28 May 2019. The United Nations appointed her as an International Elections...

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I wish we don’t talk about Major Mahama’s murder again – DCE

The District Chief Executive of Upper Denkyira West District in the Central Region, Agyeman Asiedu, is pleading with Ghanaians to cease commentary on the gruesome murder of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama. He is also urging the chiefs and people of Denkyira Obuasi (New Obuasi),...

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Accepting 2020 election results depends on Jean Mensa’s conduct – Asiedu Nketia

The largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has given the strongest indication yet that, it will likely contest the results of next year's polls. NDC General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, who served notice of the opposition party's intentions, said their actions or inactions will...

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Stop Charlotte Osei from dangerous UN job in Afghanistan – Irbard begs Akufo-Addo

Executive Director of Irbard Security Consult, Mr. Irbard Ibrahim is calling on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s intervention to stop former Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Madam Charlotte Osei from accepting the UN post in Afghanistan. According to him, he has understudied the Taliban for...

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Don’t interrupt House with parliamentary primaries – Kyei Mensah-Bonsu

The Business Committee of Parliament has asked political parties to consider Parliament in their programme of activities in order not to disrupt the smooth running of the House, as parliamentary primaries of the parties approach. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC)...

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Don’t aid foreigners to register for Ghana Card – Nana Addo charges Ghanaians in Diaspora

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians, especially those in the Diaspora, to be extra vigilant and ensure that non-Ghanaians do not register and pick the Ghana Card when the National Identification Authority (NIA) starts issuing the cards to Ghanaians in the Diaspora next year....

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Government committed to making democracy work for all — Deputy Information Minister

A Minister of Information, Nana Dokua Asiamah-Adjei, has said the decentralisation of the national policy summit on regional basis demonstrates the government’s commitment to deepening democracy. She noted that the summit, like other flagship programmes, formed an integral part of the ministry's strategic objective of ensuring...

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COCOBOD trial: Fertiliser sole-sourcing documents expose AG’s witness

Claims by prosecution witness Dr Yaw Adu-Ampomah that the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) does not do sole-sourcing in procuring fertilisers and other agrochemicals have been shot down in court. Dr Adu-Ampomah, a former Deputy Chief Executive Officer at COCOBOD in charge of Agronomy and Quality Control...

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Media freedom does not mean practise without limitation – Former President Kufuor

Former President J.A. Kufuor has urged the media not to misconstrue media freedom to mean practise without limitation or rules of engagement. He noted that due to the fact that media practitioners were not required to acquire licences to ply their trade, some journalists had used...

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Akufo-Addo has neglected me after 2016 polls – Mampontenghene wails

The chief of Mamponteng in the Kwabre East Municipality of the Ashanti Region, Barima Saasi Ayeboafo II has openly expressed outrage towards the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and President Nana Akufo Addo for neglecting his people in the nearly three years that they have been...

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Free me and I’ll pay your locked up cash – NAM 1 begs from Dubai prison

Beleaguered Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah has revealed in a leaked conversation that he is prepared to pay off the locked up cash of his clients once he is released from detention. NAM 1 as affectionately called, is currently in detention in...

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Breaking: Tonto Dikeh finally opens up on her relationship with Daniel Amokachi

Nigerian actress, Tonto Dikeh has revealed that the relationship between her and Nigerian football legend, Daniel Amokachi is simply platonic. Earlier this month, viral reports claimed that she had chosen to replace her estranged husband Churchill with the footballer, after they went on a date and...

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Hon. Kennedy Agyapong awarded at the Central Region Investment Conference

Member of Parliament for Assin Central and CEO of Kencity Media Ltd, Hon.Kennedy Agyapong has been awarded in recognition for his selfless contribution and untiring commitment to the promotion of investment in the Central Region at the ongoing Central Region Investment Conference in Elmina. According to...

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Rawlings questions shallow media discourse on religion, politics, social issues

Former president Jerry John Rawlings has expressed concern about the “lightheaded” manner religious, social and political matters are portrayed by sections of the media. He said the practice has contributed to dehumanize and make Ghanaians superficial. “We are doing too much politics with the truth,” he...

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On-loan Andre Ayew confirms Fenerbahce departure; set to return to Swansea City

On-loan Andre Ayew announced his departure from Fenerbahce after Turkish Super Lig ended last Sunday. The Ghana international sat out the 3-1 home win over Antalyaspor due to injury. Ayew spoke to Fener's official TV station after the game: ''First of all I want to thank...

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Asamoah Gyan, Kwesi Appiah smoke peace pipe after captaincy row

Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan and Coach Kwesi Appiah have ironed out their differences after a recent fractured relationship. The Kayserispor forward was stripped off the captaincy last week and made the General Captain of the team, while Andre Dede Ayew was appointed the new captain. The...

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Asamoah Gyan sent debt collectors to seize property of Turkish club Kayserispor over unpaid wages

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan sent debt collectors to seize items from the offices of Turkish top-flight side Kayserispor in a drastic action to recover his unpaid wages, Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. The 33-year-old and his lawyers were forced into taking the action after several failed promises...

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642 Ghanaians deported from the United States

The United States of America has deported 642 Ghanaians convicted of various offences, including acts that undermined border control and the integrity of the US immigration system, in three years. A report on the activities of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Enforcement and Removal...

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