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‘Doctor’ arrested with pump action gun

The Kwame Danso police in the Sene West District of the Brong Ahafo Region has arrested a 46-year-old man for operating a clinic without license. John Ntiaka, 46, who posed as a doctor has also been operating a clinic in his house in unhygienic conditions and this, according to the police posed serious health risk to his clients. Adom News’ …

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The hypocrisy must stop – Egbert Faibille

Legal practitioner Egbert Faibille Jnr has disagreed with the claim that the sentence given to the ‘Montie 3’ was too harsh. Pressure is currently being mounted on President John Mahama from members of his party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), to invoke Article 72 of the Constitution to grant a presidential pardon to Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn, and Salifu …

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Montie 3 petition: NDC doesn’t respect rule of law – Casely Hayford

Anti corruption crusader, Sydney Casely Hayford has said the decision by some prominent members of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) to sign a petition for presidential pardon for the three Montie FM contemnors suggests that the party is lawless. The three; Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Maase, alias Mugabe, were sentenced to  four months in jail on …

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Ghc1.89bn budget won’t transform economy – Franklin Cudjoe

The Executive Director of IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe has downplayed government’s request for an extra 1.8 billion to run the economy for the rest of the year . The Finance Minister, Seth Terkper on Monday asked Parliament to approve a supplementary budget of Ghc1.8 billion to run some programmes and policies for the rest of the year, 2016. But speaking …

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809,000 subscribed to NHIS in Volta Region

More than 809,000 active members of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Volta Region have subscribed to primary health care providers as of June this year. Mr Elliot Akototse, Regional Manager of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) said the subscription represented 96.87 per cent of total enrollment and marked the full implementation of the capitation payment system …

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I love nurses – Ivor Greenstreet

Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has expressed disappointment over the lackadaisical manner in which the Mahama administration is handling issues concerning nurses in the country. He said it is “unfortunate and irresponsible” on the part of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government for trained nurses to be jobless. In the view of Ivor, the …

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Some NDC bigwigs plotted to have me sacked by Mills – Anyidoho

Deputy General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho has revealed that some powerful persons in the party, plotted to have him sacked by late President Attah Mills at the time he served as the Director of Communications at the Presidency. According to him, these detractors of his who leveled all manner of baseless allegations against him …

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Damango police begins house-to-house weapon retrieval

Police in Damango in the Northern region have started embarking on a door to door operation to retrieve weapons from residents. The move follows a recent chieftaincy clash in the area. There was sporadic shooting after supporters of two rival chiefs in the area clashed. They begun shooting and pelting of stones at eachother in the area Thursday night but …

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Crack the whip on Chinese Galamsey operators – Otumfuo

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei II has charged the Ashanti regional Immigration Service to crack the whip on foreigners who flout laws especially Chinese nationals engaging in small scale mining activities in the region. He observed that Galamsey operators have destroyed water bodies in the region and the country at large. He tasked Immigration personnel to ensure that other foreign nationals …

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Sacked EC officials ‘excitedly’ came to Bawumia’s house – Karbo

The Deputy Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has dismissed the claim that Dr Mahamudu Bawumia invited two officials of the Electoral Commission (EC) to his house to be verified. Anthony Karbo says the officials, who have been sacked by the Commission, excitedly took the voters register to the Vice Presidential Candidate of the NPP, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s …

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