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Fight against galamsey: Asiedu Nketia commends Nana Addo

General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has commended President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo- Addo on the fight against galamsey (illegal Mining). General Mosquito as he is affectionately called, gave the rare commendation on Atinka FM’s AM Drive hosted by Ekourba Gyasi. Asiedu Nketia said the fight against galamsey is a good course, which every Ghanaian …

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Two robbers die after gang engage police in shootout

Two suspected highway armed robbers, who were part of the gang, were killed on Wednesday dawn following a gun battle with security forces, police in Ashanti Region have said. The gang of five, according to police, had attempted to attack a gold dealer. The three other armed robbers escaped. Briefing the press on the incident, Deputy Ashanti Region Police Commander, …

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Mahama did his best as President of Ghana – Bagbin

Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin has express confidence in the National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s bid to return to power in 2020, insisting the party will “bounce back”. According to him, there were so many factors which accounted for the NDC’s loss in the 2016 elections, highlighting the party’s desire to return to power as soon as possible. The …

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Rawlings turns 70 today amidst election woes of NDC

Former president, Jerry John Rawlings has turned 70 years of age, making him the second former president to become a septuagenarian. The first ever former president to have hit 70 and above is John Kufuor of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). The former military leader continues to be praise near and wide for what many have considered his exceptional …

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32 alleged killers of Maj. Mahama to be arraigned on July 6

Thirty-two suspects remanded into police custody for their alleged roles in Major Mahama’s murder, are expected to be arraigned on July 6. The suspects have been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder. The Police is also on a manhunt for some eight (8) persons believed to be connected to the murder of the deceased. They are; Yaw Amankwaah, …

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West Africa integration must be people-led – Umaru Fofana

The BBC’s renowned West Africa reporter, Umaru Fofana, believes West African countries must do more to ensure that the integration of the sub-region is not just between governments, but also citizens of their respective nations. Speaking on Citi FM‘s Eyewitness News, Umaru Fofana, a Sierra Leone national, stressed that, integration efforts had to be “deliberately people-led”. The media and Civil …

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Marijuana causes infertility in men – Chief Psychiatrist warns

Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital and Chief Psychiatrist, Dr. Akwasi Osei has warned of the usage of marijuana – saying it causes infertility in men. It does not only cause mental disorders and other health related problems but goes a long way to destroy the semen of men, hence causing infertility. According to the renowned Psychiatrist, there …

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Appointing Yamoah Ponkoh as MCE Mahama’s biggest mistake – Kofi Adams

The National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams has lashed out at party bigwigs who recommended Afrifra Yamoah Ponkoh to President Mahama to be appointed as Ejisu Juabeng MCE. According to Mr Adams, President Mahama’s appointment of Yamoah Ponkoh brought the NDC on its knees on the Ejisu Juabeng municipality, contributing to the party’s defeat in the …

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Unite and make Ada Ghana’s tourist destination – Dr. Kotei Dzani

The President of Groupe Ideal, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani has called on chiefs, traditional leaders and people of Ada to be united and champion the development of the area. Dr. Kotei Dzani said Ada must be made the preferred tourist destination in Ghana but that can only happen when there is unity among the people. The renowned native of Ada made …

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Kwame Nkrumah plunged Ghana into chaos – John Agyekum Kufuor

His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor Ex-President of the Republic of Ghana has accused Kwame Nkrumah of destabilizing the peace of the country and also plunged the country into chaos and virtually eradicated democracy during his Era. The past president made these assertions while speaking with the leaders of the International Democratic Union (IDU) when they visited him in his office. …

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