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Exclusive details of Auditor-General’s suit against EOCO

Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo, is challenging the legality of an ongoing investigation by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) into alleged procurement breaches at the Audit Service. Mr Domelevo filed the suit at the Human Rights Division of the High Court, challenging the action by...

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Kennedy Agyapong vindicated about Anas?

The hard-earned reputation and credibility of ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremyaw Anas seems to be under another attack as it appears it’s buried with more controversies. This time new ‘revelations’ about his identity and modus operandi of his work has allegedly emerged on social media. One...

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Gov’t, GJA working on modalities for journalists’ capacity enhancement program – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says the government is committed to ensuring the safety of journalists in the country. Ghana has come under severe criticism in relation to media freedom following countless attacks on journalists in the line of duty. The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA)...

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Confusion over which ministry issues visas

The issue of which Ministry has the responsibility to issue visas in the country came up for discussion during yesterday’s sitting of Parliament, with some members expressing divergent views. The discussion revealed what was described as confusion amongst the members on the issuance of visas. Speaking...

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307 ambulances for constituencies to be uniquely tracked after distribution – Veep

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed that the 307 ambulances procured by government under its US$1m per constituency policy will be uniquely tracked under an Ambulance Management System after distribution. He explained that the management system will enable the allocation of calls to specific ambulances...

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Be impartial – Otumfuo urges EC

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has called on the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) Mrs Jean Mensa and her deputies to be impartial in the execution of their constitutional mandate. “It is our conviction that the new Chair and members of the commission will...

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National ID card process to be completed by first quarter of 2020 – Veep

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed that by the end of the first quarter of next year, the National Identification Card process will be completed for persons above 15 years old across the country. According to him, government will continue the process of issuing the...

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1D1F: Wenchi Municipal Assembly to get biscuit, chocolate factories

The chief and people of the Wenchi Municipal Assembly in the Bono Region will soon have a biscuit and chocolate factories. These projects are under government’s One District One Factory initiative. Kofi Appiah Frimpong, the designated Chief Executive Officer for the factories who spoke about the...

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Blame government for Western Togoland brouhaha – Maurice Ampaw

Private Legal practitioner, Maurice Ampaw has observed that government and security agencies are treating the Western Togoland secessionists with kid gloves. He disclosed that the Homeland Study Group led by Charles Komi Kudzordzi affectionately called Papavi Kudzordzi has gained the notoriety in engaging in the latest...

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Bekoe, Adutwum clash over Free SHS

Once again, Members of Parliament (MPs) had to argue on the government’s flagship programme, free Senior High School (SHS), and its implementation. Whereas an MP from the Minority said the government did not plan well before implementing the pro-poor policy, an MP on the Majority side...

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Afua Pokua at Okay FM Radio Station Must Get Her Facts Right

Wielding a sharpened double-edge sword that cuts on both sides, I have the right of duty to praise and to condemn a person depending on their actions and inactions at the time of their occurrence. I had on about two occasions published articles praising Ms Afua...

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Referendum: Vote No – Drivers

Members of the National Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana have asked Ghanaians to vote 'No' during the referendum to make District Assembly elections partisan on 17 December 2019. In a statement signed by the National Chairman, Paa Willi on Friday, 22 November 2019, the drivers said...

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EC can’t accommodate Referendum in 2020 – Bossman

Calls for the December 17 Referendum to be postponed to 2020 over inadequate voter education are not feasible. Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Eric Bossman Asare, who explained this said their schedule in 2020 would not allow it. “We have a Presidential and Parliamentary election...

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Some politicians were after my life – Vim Lady

Broadcast Journalist, Afia Pokua, popularly known as Vim Lady, has revealed how she had to vacate her home for a year for fear of being killed. “I had to leave my house and lodge with my big brother in 2016 for a whole year because some...

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Who is Anas? – Trending video sparks confusion

The issue of the real identity of ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw has once again been brought to the fore following the circulation of a video purported to feature him. The video in circulation shows a well-built man with braided hair being confronted by another for...

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KNUST donates 560 brand new laptop computers to less endowed schools in Ghana

The Management of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (KNUST), in its effort to improve ICT education, has donated 560 pieces of brand new customized smart laptop computers to Seventy-Four (74) selected less endowed Senior High Schools as well as basic schools in the...

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It’s not ‘by force’ for a man to go more than ‘1 round’ – Expert tells women

‘Sexpert’ Edwina has written a piece that advises men and women not to be fixated by ‘standardizations’ when it comes having ‘great sex’ or lovemaking. According to the expert , just one round can be great. Read her full piece below: Too often, we focus on...

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National Communications Authority pays courtesy call on Yaa-Naa

The National Communications Authority (NCA) led by its Director General, Joe Anokye, has paid a courtesy call on the King of Dagbon, Yaa-Naa Abukari Mahama II. The visit was to among others congratulate the King for a successful Damba celebration. Speaking at the Gbewaa Palace in...

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Manhunt for Papavi as new group emerges

Security agents have mounted a coordinated manhunt for the man behind the so-called breakaway from Ghana of the Volta Region and some parts of the Northern and Upper East regions otherwise called Western Togoland even as another group pops up. The emergence of the new group...

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VEEP*BAWUMIA* cuts sod for the Cape Coast Roads

VEEP*BAWUMIA* cuts sod for the Cape Coast Roads I cut sod for the construction of Cape Coast Inner City roads which are under the Ghana-Sinohydro Infrastructure for Bauxite arrangement. Under this Project, roads in some selected communities in Cape Coast are to be rehabilitated and upgraded...

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Ken Agyapong WARNS Akufo-Addo over 2019 referendum

Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has called on the government to persuade the Electoral Commission (EC) to postpone the date for the referendum on allowing political parties to partake in local level elections.   Reports suggest that education on the referendum is...

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Kennedy Agyapong to takeover King Faisal

Bankroller of Kumasi King Faisal Alhaji Karim Gruzah has revealed that he’s in talks with the Member of Parliament for Assin Central Kennedy Agyapong over a potential take over after Sammy Kuffour’s snub. According to Gruzah, he hasn’t heard from the Bayern Munich legend since they...

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We can be cited for snubbing court but not NPC meeting – Asiedu Nketia

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the National Peace Council (NPC) of deliberately fixing dates of meetings for discussions on the draft roadmap to address political vigilantism in Ghana on days of the impending court case of its National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo. The NDC explained...

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‘You are only building railways in your mouth’ – Fifi Kwetey jabs Joe Ghartey

MP for Ketu South Constituency, Fifi Kwetey, has accused Railways Minister, Joe Ghartey, for merely claiming credit for things he only got the opportunity to build on because of his predecessors; the NDC government. He is only ‘building railways in his mouth’, he said, during a...

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EU and the USA bullying Ghana: No, Ghana’s Cocoa is not “DIRTY”! – (Part I) By Fadi Dabbousi

EU and the USA bullying Ghana: No, Ghana’s Cocoa is not “DIRTY”! – (Part I) By Fadi Dabbousi Societies that cannot find liberation in their leadership are but sitting ducks for Europe and the USA to aim their guns and shoot their bureaucratic dictatorship nonsense at...

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Ghanaians respect toilet carriers than MPs – Ken Agyapong fumes

Outspoken Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central is not happy about the lack of respect accorded legislators in Ghana. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong said in spite of the hustle they go through to get elected, MPs are the least respected in Ghana. Sharing his frustration on...

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No allocation made for Sky train project in 2020 budget – Agbodza

Ranking Member on the Roads and Transport Committee of Parliament, Governs Kwame Agbodza, is questioning the government’s means of funding the expected Accra Sky Train project. Mr. Agbodza says though the Railway Minister, Joe Ghartey, has signed several memoranda to that effect, there is no money...

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‘I never said govt was going to build a national shrine’ – Minister rubbishes reports

The Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, has rubbished media reports that his outfit is considering a proposal to build a national shrine for traditional leaders in the country. Mr Dzamesi was reported to have said at a press conference in Accra on...

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Society must impart values in children — Mike Oquaye

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye, has said society has a right and an inherent duty to impart good ideas and values in children while they enjoy their childhood. Describing childhood as a period of innocence, liberty and emptiness, he said society must ensure that...

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God will punish persons slandering Eku Juice – Allotey Jacobs

A former Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Kojo Allotey Jacobs says God will punish all individuals making slanderous comments about 'Eku Juice', a pineapple juice produced by the Ekumfi Juice Factory in the Central Region. According to him, he has seen...

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