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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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Mahama under fire for doubting EC

Deputy Minister for Information, Pius Enam Hadzide says former President John Dramani Mahama does not speak like a statesman because he is wearing the hat of a party flagbearer. According to him, the former president should know the difference between being a statesman and that of...

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Asabee fights A Plus over malicious report

Executive Chairman of the State Enterprises Commission, Stephen Asamoah Boateng popularly known as Asabee, has described some allegations leveled against him by controversial musician, Kwame Asare Obeng, popularly known as A Plus’ as malicious and instantiated publications. According to Asabee, allegations by A Plus that he...

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BoG secures GHC900m to sanitise microfinance sector

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has received GH¢900 million to undertake a clean-up of the troubled microfinance sub-sector of the financial services industry. The move is part of cleaning up the GH¢7 billion debt crisis that has hit a large sector of the deposit-taking, non-bank institutions,...

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Vice President, Dr. Bawumia Enstooled As ‘Nkabomhene’ By Tain Chiefs

Chiefs and people of Menji in the Tain District of the Bono Region have enstooled the Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, as Nkabomhene (Unity Chief) in recognition of his enduring crusade for unity and peaceful co-existence of persons with different religious persuasions. (middle)...

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NDC in power was shamefully led by comedians and weak party leaders – Dela Coffie

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) while in power weakened its executives led by Ebenezer Kofi Ofori Portuphy while it gave much power to comedians and entertainers according to an activist of the party, Dela Coffie. He observed that the party preferred empowering the likes of Madam...

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Lack of Law Enforcement Coupled with Unethical Media Practices are Collapsing Ghana

Cry, my beloved country Ghana. Cry, the teeming poverty-stricken masses who are unfortunately deprived of the basic means of livelihood. Laugh, the corrupt leadership of Ghana who shamelessly ransack the state coffers and abuse their positions for their selfish gains. However, bear in mind that time changes,...

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I’m worth more than 5 bags of sugar – Minister hits back at NDC over sugar politics

The Upper East Regional Minister Paulina Patience Abayage has hit back at the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) over suspicion of the use of public funds to purchase some five bags of sugar for donation to the party in support of the Ramadan fast. The minister...

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I hate threats; sue me – A Plus dares Asabee

Controversial Ghanaian musician, Kwame Asare Obeng popularly known as A Plus is daring Executive Chairman of the State Enterprise Commission (SEC), Mr Stephen Asamoah Boateng to go ahead with his civil action against him. “I hate people who instead of suing me, write long love letters...

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Climate change action part of Ghana’s agenda – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government has taken the policy decision to integrate climate action into Ghana’s national development agenda, that is, the Co-ordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policies (2017- 2022). According to Akufo-Addo, the Paris Agreement and SDG Goal No. 13,...

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Ghana Beyond Aid Charter: Kenya skyline cover embarrassing – Ras Mubarak

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Kumbungu Ras Mubarak has described as embarrassing the use of an image of Kenya skyline for the cover of the Ghana Beyond Aid Charter. The document put together by a committee headed by the senior minister was launched...

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Charlotte Osei Has Misled Ghanaian Media— NPP

Ardent supporter of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), with the name P.K. Sarpong has accused the Ghanaian media of falling in love with outgone Electoral Commissioner of Ghana, Mrs Charlotte Osei. According to Mr. Sarpong, the media failed to conduct thorough investigation into the report which...

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We’ll uproot you like cassava in 2020 – Angry residents tell ‘disrespectful’ NPP MP

It appears the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Nhyiaeso constituency in the Ashanti region Kennedy Kankam has certified his exit warrant as a legislator if what the livid residents of the area are saying is anything to go by. They are already...

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Local Government Service begins recruitment of 2,200 staff

The Local Government Service (LGS) has begun processes to recruit 2,200 technical staff into the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) in selected regions in the country. The Head of the LGS, Nana Ato Arthur, who announced this at a press conference in Accra last Friday,...

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I’m not an engineer; don’t bother me with your road issues – NPP MP tells constituents

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Nhyiaeso Constituency, Hon Kennedy Kankam has said he cannot be bothered about a collapsed bridge that has cut some residents of the Patasi Electoral Area from its adjoining communities because he is not an engineer, MyNewsGh.com reports. In an...

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Hawkers and filth take over pavements at Makola market

Walking in the Central Business District of the capital, Accra is almost a hassle. This is because, at every turn, there are hawkers calling and others pulling you in their quest to get your attention to buy their wares. There is always heavy vehicular traffic as...

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