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We’ll go the ‘Asian’ way – Akufo-Addo

Ghana has decided to model its development agenda on those that led to the transformation of the four countries in Asia that have been nicknamed the ‘Asian Tigers.’ The wealthy countries; Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are renowned for their high growth rates between 1960s and 1990s. It is the best model for Ghana which is bent on …

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National ID Cards: Corruption claims ‘patently false’ – Ursula Owusu

The Minister for Communications Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has strongly refuted allegations of corruption in relation to the award of the contract for the production of national identification cards. The corruption allegations were levelled against her by Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyepong but in a statement, Mrs. Owusu-Ekuful described the allegations as scurrilous. She challenged the controversial NPP member to provide evidence …

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Police inciting public against me – Ken Agyapong

Maverick politician and Member of Parliament for Assin South, Ken Agyapong has said he believes some officers of the Police Service have an agenda and are inciting the public against him by putting out false information. According to him, the unnamed police officers are feeding the public with false information that suggest he’s given evidence of corruption against the two …

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How Kenya presidential polls was rigged

SHOCKING REPORT FROM ICT ACCESS/AUDIT REPORT! 1.341 users accessed the system between 6th August 2017 to 22nd August 2017 2. There were 3395 failed log in attempts and 3851 successful log in attempts within the same period 3. Strangers and unauthorized staffs logged into the system between 8th-22nd August 2017 4. Chebukati’s account was used to transfer, modify and delete …

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92% students qualify to enjoy free SHS education

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), released this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results. In a press statement issued August 31, 2017 in Accra by the acting Director-General of Ghana Education Service (GES), Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa stated that out of the total number of 460,941 registered candidates, 424,092 candidates representing 92% qualified to be placed on the Computerized School …

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President considering Martin Amidu for Special Prosecutor position – PC Appiah Ofori

The former Member of Parliament for Asikuma Odoben Brokwa and anti graft campaigner has expressed optimism that the former Attorney General under late President Mills’ administration, Martin Amidu will be perfect person to be the Independent Special Prosecutor (ISP). Speaking to Kumasi based Abusua FM the former lawmaker stated that he has written to the president to consider appointing the …

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Fire guts Manhyia Palace

The Manhyia Palace in the Ashanti region almost gutted by fire when the Ghana Fire Service swiftly responded to save the situation. The fire resulted from a gas cylinder explosion in the kitchen area of the Manhyia Palace. According to an eyewitness account, the firemen was there early and on time to save what could have become a disaster in …

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Stop the campaigns – NDC warns flagbearer slot contenders

The opposition National Democratic Congress has warned its members to stop campaigning for people interested in the party’s flagbearership slot ahead of the 2020 elections. According to the party’s National Organizer, Mr. Kofi Adams, the party is trying to reorganize itself ahead of the 2020 election and that should be the focus for each member. Speaking to Accra based Okay …

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