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Kumasi: Teachers snub “useless“strike; say it is for leaders’ selfish agenda

Teachers in schools in the Kumasi Metropolis and its adjoining municipalities and districts in the Ashanti region have snubbed the nationwide strike declared by three teacher unions, describing it as “useless”, MyNewsGh.com reports. Kumasi-based Angel FM’s reporters who toured dozens of schools this morning on day...

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Ignore your leadership and go to work – GES board chair to teachers

The Board Chairman of the Ghana Education Service, Michael Nsowa, has described the striking teacher unions as ungrateful. Speaking to Empire FM Tuesday the GES Council chair questioned why the teachers are striking even though most of them have been paid. “I don’t understand this strike...

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Mahama cares more about material things than writing good policies – Wontumi

When it comes to formulating good policies for governing Ghana, former President Mahama lacks that skill, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party has said. Mr. Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, in an interview with Peacefmonline.com noted that former President Mahama has invested most of his time...

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‘New regions dividing us on ethnic grounds, it’s dangerous’ – Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has said the creation of the six new regions will not industrialise Ghana, adding: “It is rather sharply dividing” Ghanaians on ethnic grounds. The MP made the comments at a public forum held in Ho...

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Mahama raises concerns over EC’s Eminent Persons Council

Former President John Mahama has expressed reservations about the recently formed EC’s Eminent Persons Advisory Council. “The same voice of moral society that we count on when things are going bad are the same people they put on the Eminent Persons Advisory Council. “How could you...

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Togbe Afede kept away from Farmers’ Day at Ho

President Akufo-Addo and the Paramount Chief of the Asogli State, Togbe Afede XIV, appear to be in an open warfare to the extent that the respected traditional ruler last Friday, boycotted this year’s National Farmers’ Day celebration, which incidentally was held in his home, Ho –Volta...

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NDC angry with Rawlings for helping EC

The founder of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings, has laid the stage for the continuous mistrust between the Electoral Commission (EC) and political parties as seen and heard on secret audio recordings at the Inter-party Advisory Committee (IPAC), to fester further with...

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Police arrest principal of Afia Kobi Nursing School

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested the principal of Afia Kobi Nursing Training College, Owusu King, for allegedly failing to register the final students of the school but rather giving them fake National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) examination papers to write as their final exams....

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EC cancels early voting for media

The Electoral Commission has canceled its arrangement to get media personnel vote early on December 10, ahead of the district assemblies and local level elections. Media personnel are usually added to the lists of groups of people who partake in the special voting to enable them...

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Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’ welcomes 1 million visitors

Tourism is big business. Globally, it accounts for more than 10% of GDP. According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, 1 out of 5 of all jobs created in the last 5 years was in tourism. But on the African continent, it accounts for only...

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We’re not poor beggars; we’ll never beg any gov’t for food – Teachers to Nsowah

The Central regional branch of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called on the Chairman of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Council, Mr Michael Nsowah to apologise to teachers over what the teachers consider as unsavory comments he made during a radio interview about...

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Agripower Introduces drone Crop spraying technology

An Agriculture driven company with the sole aim of reconciling ecological organic farming with economic efficiency, Agripower Limited, has introduced the use of Drone technology in crop spraying to enhance productivity of farmers and reduce the dependance on manpower to fertilize crops. According to Agripower, for...

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MPs will be marked absent if they fail to enter chamber – Speaker

Any Member of Parliament (MP) who comes to Parliament without entering the chamber will be deemed absent from parliamentary duties, Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has ruled. By the ruling, MPs who come to the premises of Parliament House and conduct other businesses without...

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NDC can be controlled by me; I control even bomb-wielding people – Defense Minister

Defense Minister Dominic Nitiwul has assured Ghanaians that opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) elements who may be harbouring plans to plunge the country into chaos will be dealt with ruthlessly, adding that they are no match for him given that he manages people armed with bombs...

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Return to the classroom or lose your salaries – NLC orders Teachers

The National Labour Commission has declared the strike by the three Teacher Unions as illegal and has ordered them to return to the classroom. Several pupils and students in public primaries and senior high schools have been without teachers since Monday when members of the National...

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We’re still open for dialogue on biometric register – EC to NDC, others

The Electoral Commission (EC) says the National Democratic Congress and other political parties who walked out of a scheduled meeting to discuss the procurement of a new biometric register are still welcome to engage the Commission on any issue they want addressed. The NDC, the People’s...

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You can’t hobnob with EC and have a moral compass at the same time – Mahama to Short C’ttee

Former President John Mahama has said he finds something amiss with the 21-member Emile Short-led Eminent Advisory Committee inaugurated by the Electoral Commission recently. In an engagement with the Christian Council on Tuesday, 10 December 2019, the flag bearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress...

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Abort plans for new biometric register – Ben Ephson to EC

The decision by the Electoral Commission to ensure that only biometrically registered electorates vote in the 2020 elections will disenfranchise the majority of potential voters, renowned pollster Ben Ephson has said. His comments come a day after the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the People’s National Congress...

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Strong NPP supporters confide in me that Akufo-Addo’s govt ‘Enko yie’ – Kofi Capito

Chief Executive Officer of the Consumer Protection Agency of Ghana, Mr Kofi Capito has said things are not going well in Ghana for everyone, including members of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). Speaking on Citi TV monitored by MyNewsGH.com, the Consumer protection chief said he’s...

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Major Boakye Gyan discloses why Rawlings unnecessarily ‘attacks’ Mahama

Major (Rtd.) Osahene Boakye Gyan has revealed why former Military leader and founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), President Jerry John Rawlings, used to criticise the late John Evans Atta-Mills and Ex-President John Dramani Mahama 'without any justifiable reason'. He told Neat FM's Adakabre Frimpong...

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NIGERIA ENGAGING IN TRADE TERRORISM; ECOWAS/AU SHOULD NOT SUCCUMB TO DEMANDS

NIGERIA ENGAGING IN TRADE TERRORISM; ECOWAS/AU SHOULD NOT SUCCUMB TO DEMANDS AUTHOR: NANA KWADWO AKWAA Nigeria has begun a carefully thought through unpatriotic agenda with her main evil intent hidden from her sister countries in Africa. This agenda of Nigeria is cruel and it is against...

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NDC Is Not A Political Party, Reject it Comes 2020… Hon. Kofi Akpaloo Urges Ghanaians

NDC Is Not A Political Party, Reject it Comes 2020... Hon. Kofi Akpaloo Urges Ghanaians The Founder and leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Mr Percival Kofi Akpaloo says Ghanaians should forget about National Democratic Congress (NDC) because their mentality is always stealing and...

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FOUNTAIN KIDS INT’L SCHOOL PRESENTS KAKRAABA FUN FAIR

FOUNTAIN KIDS INT’L SCHOOL PRESENTS KAKRAABA FUN FAIR Fountain kids International School prides itself on its commitment to a set of core values which comprise an integral component of the hidden and explicit curriculums. Fountain Kids International School is located at Weija near the Pambros salt...

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IPAC meeting: NPP won’t change Joe Anokye; NDC can choose Charlotte Osei – Obiri Boahen

The ruling New Patriotic Party(NPP) has served notice that it will not withdraw the nomination of the Director-General of the National Communications Authority (NCA) Joe Anokye as its representative at Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meetings. The opposition NDC has raised red flags over the NPP’s choice...

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I’ve started ‘receiving NPP girls’, your loss is sure – Joshua Akamba to Akufo-Addo

The National Organiser for National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joshua Hamidu Akamba, is confident the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) will lose the polls in the upcoming general elections. The numbers and readiness of the Ghanaian populace to invite back the NDC they said, is enough proof...

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MP jabs Mahama over corruption fight comments

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Sekondi Constituency is urging former president John Mahama not to descend into the foot soldiers’ gutter with his utterances on national issues. According to Mr Andrew Egyapa Mercer, Ghanaians have lived and witnessed what the erstwhile Mahama-led administration...

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2020: We’ll win undecided voters – NPP

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) is optimistic of gaining support from more Ghanaians heading into the 2020 polls in spite of an Afrobarometer report, which revealed that only 34 per cent of the electorate will endorse the party if elections were held today. The survey...

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EC is worse, they tricked us – NDC fumes

Director of elections of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, has accused the Electoral Commission (EC) of corruption. According to him, the Electoral Commission has connived with the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to deceive them into a meeting only for them to...

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Deputy Minister speaks on teachers’ strike

Deputy Minister of Information, Pius Enam Hadzide, has urged teachers to exercise restraint over government’s failure to pay their legacy arrears. According to him, the arrears were inherited challenges which the incumbent government is not planning on shunning. “What we are doing as a government is...

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‘Such a load of trash’ – Nana Aba claps back at Abeiku Santana

The controversies surrounding the ‘Meet and Greet’ saga between some selected female ‘celebrities’ in Ghana and American rapper, Cardi B seem to have been taken into another realm after media personality Abeiku Santana dragged Nana Aba Anamoah into the saga. Abeiku Santana during his radio programme...

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