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Version:1.0 StartHTML:000000253 EndHTML:000008967 StartFragment:000004712 EndFragment:000008913 StartSelection:000004712 EndSelection:000008913 SourceURL:https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/NCA-sanctions-131-radio-stations-586087 NCA sanctions 131 radio stations | General News 2017-09-29 The National Communications Authority (NCA) has sanctioned a total of 131 FM Authorisation Holders found to have committed various infractions pertaining to their authorisations to operate as contained in Section 13 of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775. A further 13 FM …

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Free SHS: Our schools are empty – Private school heads

The Central Regional chairman for the Conference of Heads of Private Second Cycle Schools (CHOPSS), Mr. Fred Asare says government has still not engaged them despite the concerns raised over the implementation of the free SHS policy. The conference had expressed its disappointment with the negative effect the policy is having on admissions in private schools, with reports that enrollment …

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We can’t sympathise with you after your ‘Big English’ – Kwakye Ofosu tells Agyako

A former Deputy Minister of Communication, Felix Kwakye Ofosu believes Ghanaians are starting to realize that the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) promise to scrap taxes on petroleum products was a hoax. This is after the man who led this promise and now Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, made a sudden u-turn on the removal of taxes. Boakye Agyarko was the lead …

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NPP shall face a massive &Humiliating Defeat in 2020 – Kwaku Boahen

A Deputy National Communications Officer for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kwaku Boahen has predicted a humiliating defeat for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) over increment in the price of petroleum products. The NPP he noted lambasted former President John Dramani Mahama over the increment of fuel prices and they promised to reduce it drastically if they should …

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Minority charges government to provide details on Uranium given to China

The Minority in Parliament has raised concerns over the decision by government to hand over to China, the country’s highly-enriched uranium. The Minority in a statement signed by Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa (MP) Ranking Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs said, their demand is in line with transparency and good governance ethics required of every government. The statement said: ‘’ The Minority …

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ACEP commends Ghana & Cote d’Ivoire over commitment to ITLOS ruling

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has commended both Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire over their commitment towards the ruling by the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for Law of the Sea (ITLOS). The Special Chamber on Saturday, September 23 ruled in favour of Ghana as far as the maritime boundary dispute between the two countries was concerned. The …

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NDPC members resign en bloc

Members of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC)  led by their Chairman, Professor Kwesi Botchwey, have tendered in their collective resignation to President Akufo-Addo after presenting a document label Black Star Rising (Long Term National Development Plan of Ghana, 2018 – 2057) to him at the Flagstaff House Tuesday. Announcing their decision during a meeting with the President at the …

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I’ve done nothing wrong – Afotey Agbo

The Member of Parliament for Katamanso, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, has denied breaching the constitution which states that “a chief shall not take part in active politics, and any chief wishing to do so must or shall abdicate his stool or skin” Hon. Afotey Agbo was in June 2017, installed as the Caretaker Chief of Katamanso in the Greater Accra …

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NDC places emphasis on reconciliation – Kofi Adams

The National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Adams, has said the party is placing emphasis on reconciliation to enhance unity among its ranks to heal any hurt feelings. “It is important to work hard to ensure that all our members who feel hurt in one way or the other are made to forgive and forget about …

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I believe Akufo-Addo smokes ‘wee’ – Asiedu Nketia

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia is certain President Akufo-Addo smokes marijuana popularly known as ‘wee’. He explained that ever since declassified Wikileaks report by former United States Ambassador to Ghana, Pamela Bridgewater, on the profile of NPP presidential aspirants ahead of the 2008 elections accused Akufo-Addo of drug use, he has not cleared …

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