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George Weah’s Presidency – The prophecy, confidence, determination and message

Barely five days ago, the annals of World Football was given a historic turn following the ascension of former Ballon d’Or winner George Oppong Weah to the Presidential seat of Liberia – a feat that has given footballers, both active and retired, a new level of confidence, renewed hope and determination to face the future. The Prophecy Perhaps, many felt …

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Hawa Koomson Budget: ‘Mistake’ explanation doesn’t wash – Amissah-Arthur

Former Vice-President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has said he does not believe there was any mistake in the controversial GHS1billion budget of the Ministry of Special Development Initiatives, as explained by sector minister Mavis Hawa Koomson. In the ministry’s budget, which was approved by parliament, 275 ambulances will be procured at a unit cost of GHS354,750 totaling GHS97,556,250. Fifty warehouses would be …

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Kente: Ghana’s national ID abroad – Afeku

Minister of Tourism, Creative Art and Culture, Catharine Afeku, has said the traditional Kente cloth has contributed immensely to the upliftment of the nation’s name globally. She said the traditional cloth has now become a “national ID” globally for Ghanaians abroad. “Every country you go, when you tell them you are a Ghanaian, then, they show you Kente,” she said, …

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Pontoon abandons passengers to cruise with merry makers on Oti River

Commuters on the Dambai- Krachie route in the Krachie East District of the Volta Region were left stranded the whole day at both ends of the Oti River as the only pontoon on the river was being used for merrymaking. The passengers, who told Citi News they had been waiting for the ferry to dock since morning, said it was …

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KATH to decongest facility in 2018

Authorities of the Konfo Anokye Teaching Hospital(KATH) have announced plans to decongest the facility next year as the hospital has been unable to provide care to scores of patients who visit the facility. This is because most of the wards are congested. The Chief Executive of the Hospital, Dr Oheneba Danso has called on government to help expand the hospital …

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I’ll never pay TV license fee – A Plus

Musician and member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwame A Plus has unreservedly kicked against the compulsory payment of TV licence saying ‘I will never pay’. He has also threatened to organise a demonstration against the payment of TV licence next year. “What is on GTV that anyone must go to jail for not paying to watch!!! First it …

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Mahama joins Rawlings, others to mark 31st December Revolution in Ho

Former Presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Mahama are joining hundreds of supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) to mark this year’s 31st December Revolution in the Volta Regional Capital, Ho, Sunday. The revolution brought the Military Junta, the Provisional National Defence Council(PNDC) led by then Ft. Lt. J.J Rawlings into power in 1981. There will be an annual …

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Ghanaians saw your spectacular incompetence; go back to bed – P.K Sarpong to Amissah Arthur

Former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah Arthur has been taken to the cleaners by an outspoken member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) following comments he directed at his successor, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia regarding the answering of some 170 questions the latter posed to him during the 2016 electioneering campaign. Mr. Patrick Kwarteng Sarpong, describing Mr. Amissah as a blind …

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NCCE, JCI Ghana sign MoU on implementation of a national active citizens campaign

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ghana and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate for the implementation and promotion of a National Active Citizens Campaign among the youth in Ghana. The National Commission for Civic Education is an independent, non-partisan governance institution, set up under Article 231 of the 1992 Constitution of …

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Napaga Tia Sulemana scattering NPP youth – Youth organizer

The Eastern Regional Youth Organizer for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Jerry Osei Poku has said Presidential Staffer, Clara Napaga Tia Sulemana is making their job at the grassroots a difficult task. The Presidential Staffer,Napaga Tia Sulemana has come under fire following what many have described as a “reckless” Facebook post. The government official had warned Ghanaians who have …

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