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Support whoever becomes flagbearer – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has asked party supporters to play active roles in the rebuilding of the party and ensure that they offer maximum support for any person who emerges as the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). “Let us do all the needed party building work and then when we go for the presidential congress, we all …

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Jomoro Assembly elects new presiding member

The Jomoro District Assembly, at Half Assini, in the Western Region elected Mr. John Yankey, a Government Appointee and a banker as its new Presiding Member on Tuesday November 21, 2017 Forty-two (42) out of the fifty-one (51) members of the Assembly were present to take part in the voting exercise where Mr. John Yankey polled 37 votes as against …

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Empty gas cylinder causes confusion in Parliament

There was confusion in Parliament today [Friday], when the Member of Parliament for Tarkwa-Nsuaem, George Mireku Duker, stormed the legislature with a 6kg gas cylinder in his hand. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP, who’s in his first term in Parliament, was in possession of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder to help his presentation during the debate of the …

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Akamba urges Western region to demand promised GNPC head office from Akufo-Addo

The Deputy National Organizer of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joshua Hamidu Akamba has asked the people of the Western region to demand from President Akufo-Addo, the GNPC Head Office he promised them, in the run-up to the 2016 General elections. He made this statement in an interview with a Takoradi based Radio Silver, ahead of the NDC Unity …

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NPP Youth Wing congratulates National Union of Ghana Students for successful congress

The National Youth Wing of the New Patriotic Party has extended warm felicitations to the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) for successfully holding its 51st Congress in Accra. The wing in a statement also congratulated all newly elected executives who will have the privilege of leading the student body in an ever-changing environment which requires one to be assertive …

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Free SHS will collapse the economy – NDC Organiser

The Western Regional Organizer for the opposition National Democratic Congress party (NDC), Mr. Japheth Baidoo has projected a complete collapse of Ghana’s economy under the Akufo-Addo-led government with the introduction of the Free policy. Speaking on Hope FM’s weekend political show on Saturday November 18, 2017, Mr. Baidoo tagged the Free SHS implementation by the NPP government as a propaganda …

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Voting Isaac Adongo into parliament was a complete waste of time – Group

Concerned Voters Movement (CVM), has said that voters in the Bolgatanga Central Constituency of the Upper East Region made a big mistake by voting for Hon. Isaac Adongo to represent them in Parliament. This comes on the back of comments made by the MP after Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta’s reading of the 2018 budget statement. Speaking to Ghanaweb after the …

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Inadequate laws, logistics affecting fisheries sector – Marine police

The lack of adequate laws and logistics is crippling the fisheries sector in Ghana, the Director of Marine Police at the Takoradi Railways and Port Unit of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Samuel Owusu-Berko has said. According to him, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing is escalating in the country’s fishing space, leading to the “destruction of local fish stock and …

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I will deal with bribe takers at Race Course – KMA boss

The Mayor of Kumasi, Osei Assibey Antwi has stated that those found guilty of collecting bribes from traders and drivers for the allocation of spaces at the Kumasi Race Course will be made to face the full rigorous of the law, irrespective of one’s political affiliation or social class, after investigating into the alleged corrupt practices at the area. He …

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Fetish priest; Mallams must pay tax – Odefo Acquah

President of the Spiritual Churches of Ghana, Odeyifoò Philip K. Acquah is urging government to tax fetish priests and Mallams in the country. According to him, just like churches, they also engage in profit-making businesses thus must fulfill their tax obligations. Odeyifoò Acquah’s comment is in reaction to the call by deputy Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Odame for churches to …

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