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Togbe Afede XIV sues Ghana Army for ‘breach of privacy’

The Agbogbomefia of the Asogli state of the Volta Region, Togbe Afede XIV, has sued the Ghana Army over the construction of a military building near his private residence. He said the construction of the 6-storey building has resulted in the destruction of his security lights and forced the abandonment of his private car park due to fallen debris from …

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Government will partner Goldstar Air – Dapaah

Government has assured managers of Goldstar Air, the new Ghanaian airline, that it will partner it to make its dream of airlifting passengers from Ghana to various destinations across the globe a reality. Cecilia Dapaah, Aviation Minister made the disclosure while opening the company’s modern office complex recently at Ashaley Botwe, near Accra. She said Goldstar Air’s activities fit into …

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Cape Coast Teaching Hospital laments abandoned Ghana@50 hostel project

The management of the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital has appealed to government to complete the abandoned Ghana @50 memorial project ahead of Ghana’s 60th anniversary. The Ghana @50 memorial monument project was envisioned to accommodate relatives of patients who travel from far distances to patronize the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital; but it has been stalled for the past 10 years …

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Akufo-Addo to construct ‘Dubai underground’ at Nkrumah Circle

Government is to begin the construction of underground drains at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra as one of the key measures prevent the recurrent flooding in and around the area. Already, the United States of America, Brazil and Israel have expressed interest in helping to construct the drains, Minister for Works and Housing, Samuel Atta-Akyea said on Onua FM …

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NPP Canada chapter condemns Kejetia mob assault on woman

NPP-Canada is saddened by the unfortunate and barbaric assault on a woman by an unruly male mob at Kejetia in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The unfortunate incident was said to have taken place on February 14, 2017. The poor victim is rumoured to have stolen GHC 1,100. What happened is a sad reflection of the level of depravity humans …

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Mahama and ministers save Ghana GHC 2.5m in pay cuts

The 10% pay cut announced by former President John Mahama in his 2014, State of the Nation Address to parliament for him and his ministers has summed up to a total of GHC 2.5million at the end of December 2016. The amount according to TV3 sources has been deposited in a special account recommended by the former president to be …

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If NDC is too hot for you, get out – ET Mensah told

Former Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Enoch Teye Mensah risks losing his membership in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) if he continues to champion the cause against the party. According to the NDC Regional Organizer, Anthony Nukpenu, the loyalty of the party stalwart is now in question following his subtle support for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to the …

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Know Akufo-Addo’s 24-member council of state

The Council of State has a very significant role to play in the governance of the country, as it is enjoined by the 1992 Constitution (Chapter 9, Article 89) to “counsel the President in the performance of his functions”. Its advisory role is akin to what pertains in many families where there are elders to be consulted, especially when very …

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Asantehene’s name pops up in questionable payments at PURC

Joy News has uncovered questionable payments at the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC), the utilities regulator. The findings include the transfer of close to half a million cedis into the personal account of the Executive Secretary of PURC, Samuel Sarpong. In the first of a series of reports of an audit of financial records at the Commission, Joy News’ …

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Life in S.A better than Ghana despite xeno attacks – Immigrant

Regardless of the xenophobic attacks and threats on the lives of foreigners in South Africa, life is better there than it is in Ghana, Sarah, a Ghanaian resident in South Africa, has said. There have been concerns for Ghanaians living in South Africa in the wake of renewed attacks on foreigners by locals. Locals say African immigrants have taken over …

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