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Akufo-Addo opens valve for receipt of first Karpower gas

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has opened the valve for the receipt of the first gas for the 470 megawatts Karpowership. The power ship which was previously located in Tema was relocated to Sekondi on August 15 this year to access gas from the Sankofa...

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We need a reality check, it’s only Rawlings who can help us – Allotey Jacobs

President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, in a recent broadcast to the nation where he announced the truncation of the much-publicized but controversial referendum, had indicated that after a meeting with the three former Presidents: Jerry John Rawlings, John Agyekum Kufuor and John Dramani Mahama on April...

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Karpower gas project will save Ghana over GHC1bn in 10 years – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo says Ghana stands to save over 1 billion cedis in the next 10 years through the relocation of the Karpowership. Speaking at the official turning on of gas from the Ghana Gas Company Limited to the Karpowership in Sekondi, the President said the move...

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Kufuor is Atwima Nwabiagya North District best farmer for 2019

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has been awarded as the 2019 best farmer of the Atwima Nwabiagya North District in the Ashanti Region. The former President who is both livestock and crop production has hectares of farms and rears various ruminants and was adjudged the best...

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I don’t recall being asked to refund $4000 – Rawlings hits back at Major Rida

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has denied claims by Major (Rtd) Ibrahim Rida, that he was hurt by his superiors after being asked to refund $4,000 he had wasted. In a strong-worded statement Sunday, Mr Rawlings said he did not recall being asked to pay back...

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‘Outstanding statesman’ – Akufo-Addo to Kufuor on 81st birthday

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor is 81 years old today, Sunday, 8 December 2019. “Happy 81st birthday to that outstanding Ghanaian Statesman, the 2nd President of the 4th Republic, His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor”, President Nana Akufo-Addo wrote on social media. Mr Kufuor was President of...

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2020: One touch victory is assured – NPP Secretary

The Northern Regional Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party(NPP), Sulley Sambian has observed happenings at the recently held National Youth Conference of the party in Tamale and has indicated that the elephant family shall be victorious in the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections, stressing that...

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Kufuor turns 81

Former President John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor is 81 years old today. Born on December 8, 1938 in Kumasi, J. A. Kufuor served as President of Ghana from January 7, 2001, to January 7, 2009, and handed over to his successor, the late Prof. John Evans Atta-Mills....

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Rawlings, Otabil, Mahama, others to join Akufo-Addo in ‘Conversations in the Cathedral’

The Accra Catholic Archdiocese will on December 11, 2019, host a number of secular and religious leaders to discuss issues of common concern to the nation. Dubbed “Conversations in the Cathedral”, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and other political bigwigs will join the Metropolitan Archbishop of...

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Mahama is an incompetent nice man – Bawumia jabs

The Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia has described former president John Mahama as one who is unfit for the presidency, although he agrees with many who say he [Mahama] is a nice man. Dr Bawumia believes Ghana needs someone who is capable of managing the country’s affairs...

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NDC may soon launch ‘Ashawos for Mahama’ – Afia Pokua

Broadcast Journalist Afia Pokua popularly known as Vim Lady stationed with Despite Media Group has said very soon, the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) may be launching Ashawos for Mahama as the 2020 campaign heats up. Speaking on Okay FM, she said because NDC has not...

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Planting for Food and Jobs achieving considerable success – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo, says government’s programme for the revival of Ghanaian agriculture, “Planting for Food and Jobs”, is achieving considerable success within the three years of its implementation. Describing the programme as “a household catchphrase”, President Akufo-Addo stated that it has brought in its wake a...

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Govt acquires $33 million machinery for mechanised agriculture

The country will take delivery of farm machinery, worth $30 million from Brazil in fulfilment of the government’s promise to improve the mechanisation of agriculture. President Nana Akufo Addo, who revealed this on Friday at the 35th National Farmers Day celebration at the Jubilee Park in...

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Akufo-Addo commissions Karpower gas project today

President Akufo-Addo will today commission the Indigenous Gas for the multi-million dollar Karpowership in Sekondi. Briefing the media ahead of the Commissioning in Takoradi head of communications for Ghana Gas Ernest Owusu Bempah said the oncoming of Karpower reduces the cost of producing power and is...

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Just say thank you’ – CJ cautions against giving judges ‘gifts’

Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo has cautioned the public against giving gifts and monies to judges whenever they carry out their mandated jobs. She said such practice breeds corruption and undermines justice delivery stating people should only pay approved fees at the courts. Speaking at the opening...

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Man, 35, beats wife after catching her having sex with another man

A 35-year-old Man Kofi Bandoli has been arrested by Awutu Bereku district police command for beating his wife mercilessly after catching her having sexual intercourse with another man. Information suggests that the man went to work and tried to call his wife who was at home...

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We Provided Farmers Adonko To Help Cure Their Waist Pains – John Mahama

Ghana celebrated Farmers Day yesterday to help admonish the good works of the largest primary sector. During this event, various farm products are displaced publicly and the best farmer is awarded. Most often, some win homes, machines and others. This year is no different. Farmers are...

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NDC may soon launch ‘Ashawos for Mahama’ – Afia Pokua Vim Lady

Broadcast Journalist Afia Pokua popularly known as Vim Lady stationed with Despite Media Group has said very soon, the opposition National Democratic Congress may could be launching Ashawos for Mahama as the 2020 campaign heats up. Speaking on Okay FM, she said because NDC has not...

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NPP NATIONAL YOUTH WING HOLDS CONFERENCE IN TAMALE

NPP NATIONAL YOUTH WING HOLDS CONFERENCE IN TAMALE The National Youth wing of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) under the leadership of the National Youth Organizer, Lawyer Henry Nana Boakye (Nana B), yesterday held a successful conference on the University of Development Studies (UDS), Tamale...

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Local rice campaign : Gov’t imports milling machines from China, Brazil to scale up production

The government of Ghana through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has ordered for milling machines from China and Brazil to scale up rice production. Addressing farmers at this year's National Farmers Day Celebration in Ho under the theme; “Enhancing Small Scale Agriculture towards Agribusiness Development”, President...

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‘A Second Term for Akufo-Addo With Purposes’ – Razak Kojo Opoku Pens Felix Ofosu Kwakye

Dear Felix Ofosu Kwakye, we are demanding a second term for President Akufo-Addo to: 1. Expand and further strengthen the Free SHS Policy. 2. Complete the One District One Factory Policy. 3. Complete the One Village One Dam Policy. 4. Complete the Ghana Card Registration. 5....

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NDC Is Not A Political Party,They Want To Come Back and Steal-Kofi Akpaloo

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 embezzling of state coffers. According to the controversial politician,”The NDC has always have the track record of...

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Mr Kingsley Agyemang , the Registrar of Ghana’s Scholarship secretariat writes on Facebook :

Mr Kingsley Agyemang , the Registrar of Ghana’s Scholarship secretariat writes on Faceb ook : I joined His Excellency the President at Ho in the Volta region yesterday to celebrate the hardwork of our gallant farmers. Last year 2018, at the Farmers Day celebrations at Tamale...

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Conservative Party deserves another term – NPP

The NPP is wishing its sister Party, the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom the best of luck in Tuesday’s polls and calling on the good people of the United Kingdom to renew the mandate of the Conservative Party and its Leader, Boris Johnson as the...

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We have exceeded our target for 2019 – NHIA

The National Health Insurance Authority says it has exceeded the target for indigent registration for the year 2019. Clarifying an earlier publication, the Authority said the 2019 target of Indigent Registration includes pregnant women which was excluded from the figures projected by Deputy Director of Membership...

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Construction of Jamestown Fishing Harbour to begin January 2020 – Adjei Sowah

The construction of the Jamestown Fishing Harbour is set to commence January or early February next year, the Mayor of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah has said. The Mayor disclosed this at the Graphic-AMA Farmers' Day 2019 fair held at the forecourt...

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I eat local rice with my wife – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians to patronise locally-grown rice during his speech at the 35th edition of the National Farmers’ Day. At the event, which was held in the Volta Regional capital, Ho, under the theme: ‘Enhancing Small-Scale Agriculture towards Agribusiness Development,” President...

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Ningo-Prampram residents won’t be relocated for sea-defense – Atta Akyea

The minister for works and housing has said that the construction of the sea-defense project at Ningo-Prampram will not result in the relocation of residents living along the coast. This assurance follows the agitations by residents in the area over a possible relocation following the commencement...

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Our planned strike is justified – Teacher Unions reply GES, Education Ministry

The three teacher unions who served notice that they will embark on a nationwide strike say they will go ahead as planned despite calls from the Ghana Education Service (GES) not to proceed. Barely 24 hours after the unions declared the strike, the GES and the...

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Shama District to get cassava processing factory under 1D1F

Plans are afoot for the setting up of a cassava processing factory under the One District One Factory initiative in Shama, District Chief Executive Joseph Amoah has disclosed to a gathering at a ceremony to mark the 35th edition of the Farmers’ Day Celebration at Nyankrom...

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