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Dome market goes up in flames

Several properties have been razed down in a fire outbreak at the Dome Market in the Ga East District of the Greater Accra region Wednesday evening. Personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service had a tough time battling to bring the raging fire under control. It is not clear what caused the fire. Properties running into thousands of cedis were …

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Senior police officers behind robberies in Ghana – Kennedy Agyapong alleges

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has accused top officials in the police service of fuelling the high rate of robberies and attacks on police personnel in recent times. According to him, criminals in the country are at liberty to mete out their various malicious activities, more so attack some police officials owing to the fact that they …

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I was refused my $5,000 share of the Vodafone bribe – PC Appiah Ofori

Antigraft crusader and former Member of Parliament (MP) for Esikuma-Odobin-Brakwa Constituency, Mr. P C Appiah Ofori has revealed that he was refused his share of the Vodafone bribe by colleague lawmakers on the majority side at the time. He insists that indeed some New Patriotic Party (NPP) lawmakers and members of Communications Committee of parliament were each paid $5,000 to …

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Health Ministry partners Spanish organisation to eliminate Buruli Ulcer, other tropical diseases

A joint project agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ghana Health Service (GHS) and Anesvad Foundation, a Spanish Organisation, for the control, elimination and eradication of skin-related tropical diseases. The 5.8 million Euro starter project, would, however, focus on Buruli Ulcer, Leprosy and Yaws, which were still endemic in some seven communities across the country, and …

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Yofi Grant told me Bawumia collapsed – Kennedy Agyapong

In the midst of the controversy surrounding the ailment of Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, maverick Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has stated that he was not privy to the Vice President’s situation until Yofi Grant, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) told him that the second gentleman of the land collapsed. It was reported …

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Government’s ‘Akwaaba’ Hotels completely needless – IMANI Report

This week’s revelation by Tourism Minister, that the NPP government plans to build new hotels to be named “Akwaaba Hotels” is not only wasteful but completely sidesteps the existing challenges the tourism sector faces and makes a mockery of the much-trumpeted need for a private-sector focused change management agenda for the sector. NPP’s 2016 manifesto acknowledged the huge tourism potential …

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Ibrahim Mahama storms Flagstaff House

Ibrahim Mahama, younger brother of former President John Dramani Mahama, reportedly stormed the Flagstaff House last Friday to have a meeting with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. It is unclear what Ibrahim’s mission was at the presidency, but many are speculating that the meeting might have something to do with the bauxite concession which was handed to his company, Exton …

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Visits to Ghana’s Kakum National Park slumps

Statistics made available by the Ghana Heritage Conservation Trust, managers of the Kakum National Park, indicates that patronage of the site has significantly reduced over the past years. In 2014, a total of 439,323 tourists visited the Park but the figure reduced significantly to 270,779 in 2015. Patronage saw a further drastic reduction in 2017 as a total of 113,830 …

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1992 constitution was made to satisfy only Rawlings – Kabila

James Kwabena Bomfeh says President Nana Akufo-Addo says Ghana’s 1992 constitution was made to satisfy the desires of only one person in the country. Speaking to host Kwami Sefa Kayi on Peace FM’s ‘Kokrokoo’, James Kwabena Bomfeh affectionately called Kabila intimated that the constitution was to suit Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings and for which the provisions were enacted to perpetuate …

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How Edumanu sex tape got leaked – Girl in video explains

The viral video of the headmaster of the Breman Edumanu District Assembly Basic School in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa district in the Central Region, Robert Sepey, having intimate relations with an SHS student was leaked by ‘jealous’ friends of the girl’s brother, YEN.com.gh can report. According to the girl, Priscilla Tettey, the video was originally recorded about a year when …

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