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I was not installed by political powers – New Ga Mantse

Nii Tackie Teiko Tsuru II, the newly-installed Ga Mantse of the Ga State has stated that he wasn’t installed by certain political powers. According to him, he was installed through the right process and by the right kingmakers. “I’m here to fulfill the mandate of our fathers. Nobody will decide who becomes Ga Mantse apart from the Ga Paramount Stool …

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Kwabena Donkor grilled over $510m ‘stinking’ AMERI deal

After two hours of grilling of the former Minister of Power, Dr Kwabena Donkor, by the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament at its special sitting to look into the AMERI Energy contract on Friday, the ex-minister conceded that the Africa & Middle East Resources Investment Group LLC (AMERI) was smart in making a windfall of $150 million from that …

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Northern Regional school feeding office still locked by pro-NPP group

The Northern Regional Secretariat of the Ghana School Feeding Programme, is yet to be opened, after it was locked up almost a week ago, by a pro-NPP group, calling itself the Burma Camp Youth, in protest against the recruitment of caterers. Shockingly, the police and the Regional Security Council have done very little to restore sanity in order for pupils …

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Accra Technical University holds 16th congregation

Government has reiterated its commitment to providing incentive packages for students in the technical and vocational institutions so as to make such institutions attractive to parents and their wards. According to Madam Ursula Owusu, the Sector Minister for Communications, the NPP government is determined to ensure that technical universities in the country focus on their core mandate of equipping their …

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NDC was divided two years ahead of 2016 polls – Botchwey C’ttee

The Professor Kwesi Botchwey Committee says the NDC’s humiliating defeat in the 2016 polls could be traced to deep cracks which formed after the party elected national, regional and constituency executives in 2014. The leaked report said the party was divided two years ahead of the crucial 2016 general elections because some defeated party executives adopted a laid-back attitude, while …

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FEATURE: The GhanaPostGPS App doesn’t solve Ghana’s addressing problems

Someone told me that you can’t use the GhanaPostGPS app when your cellular data was off. I thought that was odd and called BS. So I turned off my cellular data and tried the application again. Guess what? It didn’t work. They were right. And so begins the debate about the current solution being deployed to solve the addressing system …

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Five departed Osu ‘Mantsemei’ given royal farewell

Reverend Canon Samuel Ofei Ankrah of the Anglican Diocese of Accra has called on Ghanaians to revere their chiefs and to support them to build their communities. He said there is the need for people to do the right thing by paying their taxes and levies to assist the chiefs who are ordained by God and are agents for our …

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Former MP begs for job; wants to be a sweeper at Flagstaff House

Former New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Ablekuma North, Justice Joe Appiah, appears to be in desperate search for a political appointment from President Akufo-Addo as he’s indicated he’s ready to even take up a sweeping job at the seat of government, Flagstaff House. The former Ranking Member on the Parliamentary Committee on Works and Housing is aggrieved …

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Mayweather admitted to Bastie Samir’s toughness when they trained together

Bastie Samir is no ‘small’ boxer as he is highly regarded highly regarded as a very good boxer. Even the great Floyd Mayweather admitted to his toughness after training with him. Braimah Kamoko, popularly known as Bukom Banku was handed his first professional defeat by US-based Bastie Samir last Saturday. The convincing defeat which came by a seventh round knockout …

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Train derails at Tesano; scores injured

A Tema-Accra bound train has left some passengers injured after it derailed at Tesano on Monday morning. It is unclear yet what caused the train to derail. Details are scanty on the accident, but the injured according to reports, have been sent to an unnamed hospital. The injured persons according to an account by an eyewitness, were assisted out of …

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