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Ban Ki-Moon calls Mahama, Akufo-Addo over Ghana’s stabilty

The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon is urging the presidential candidates of the two leading political party; President John Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) toensure peace in the country this electioneering period. The Secretary General in separate telephone calls placed to the two candidates on Tuesday , November …

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Airtel Ghana employees donate to pupils of La Wireless Cluster of Schools

Employees of Airtel Ghana, the Global Carrier Award winner for Best CSR Initiatives, have showered over 1,400 pupils of the La Wireless Cluster of Schools in Accra with gift items leading up to the Christmas festivities. They donated “Samaritan Boxes” comprising gifts, toys, clothing, stationery and shoes to pupils from the nine basic schools that make up the La Wireless …

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It’s an insult to put your vote on autopilot – Otabil

The General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) Pastor Mensa Otabil has told the electorate that it is “an insult” on their intelligence if they put their votes on autopilot. According to him, voters need to do a holistic assessment of their lives before casting their ballots on December 7, 2016. “Since 1992 I have voted for different …

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Tsatsu is innocent; Conviction & 5-year jail term quashed

Tsatsu Tsikata, a former chief executive officer at the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has won an appeal against the state over his incarceration in June 2008. The former GNPC CEO was found guilty of willfully causing financial loss of GH¢230,000 to the state through a loan that the GNPC guaranteed for Valley Farms, a private cocoa-growing company. He was …

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Mahama indeed tried bribing me – Bugri Naabu

Mr Daniel Bugri Naabu has confirmed that President John Mahama and his brother, Ibrahim, indeed attempted bribing him. “It is true, I think they’ve shown you the car, I believe they didn’t just call the press conference, so, there’s no doubt about that but you can call later. Thank you,” the main opposition New Patriotic Party’s Northern regional chairman told …

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I am creating 3.4m jobs – Woyome explains new gov’t contract

National Democratic Congress (NDC) financier Alfred Agbesi Woyome has touted the benefits of a new GHC35million contract with government predicting that it will create at least 3.4million jobs. The claim was contained in a press statement reacting to revelations that he has landed another juicy government contract to construct some industrialised parks despite scandalous circumstances surrounding his previous dealings with …

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Union Savings Now OmniBank

Union Savings and Loans, a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies, is officially known as OmniBank presently with 24 branches across five regions of Ghana. Speaking at the press launch of the bank on Thursday at East Legon in Accra, Managing Director of OmniBank Ghana Limited, Philip Oti-Mensah, explained that the bank intends to position itself to serve the …

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Manasseh’s Folder: Confession

with President John Mahama when he received the National Youth Achievers’ Award for Media Excellence in 2012 I stand accused. I stand accused of hating the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. John Dramani Mahama. I stand accused of hating the National Democratic Congress (NDC). And others accuse me of hating the government. This is because of the work …

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Presby Bids Moderator Farewell

Presbyterians from all over the country attended a special thanksgiving service on Sunday in Accra to bid farewell to the outgoing Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), Professor Emmanuel Martey. The service was held at the Peniel Congregation (Salem) Teshie, where Rev Martey, the 16th Moderator, started his early Christian life. Rev Martey served …

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Social media shut down won’t happen – NMC

Despite a growing anxiety about its possibility, the National Media commission says social media will not be shut down during the December 7 general elections. The Commission’s Executive Secretary, George Sarpong, assured social media users that it has engaged stakeholders in government and has received assurances that a shut-down is ‘not going to happen’. Already, alternative ways to access some …

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