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Consumer Protection Agency lauds Minister’s action on British Airways

The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) has commended the Aviation Ministry for its stance against substandard services by British Airways. The Minister of Aviation, Cecelia Dapaah on Thursday (18th January 2018) issued a strong warning to British Airways over substandard services. She added that government will take drastic action against the airline if it continues to provide substandard treatment to passengers …

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Gunshots injure several at Asene-Manso over NPP polling station elections

A number of people have seriously been injured by gunshots, at the Polling Station Elections of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at Asene Akroso Manso Constituency in the Eastern Region. Information reaching Kasapa News indicates that there was a display of pump-action guns by some unknown men. An eyewitness Mr. Kwaku Owusu Adjei said the shootings have injured a number …

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Government policies can go ahead ‘without employment data’ – Kwaku Kwarteng

A Deputy Minister for Finance, Kwaku Kwarteng, believes the government’s policies and programs aimed at ensuring development in the country can go ahead, whiles efforts are being made to collate the necessary data on the country’s labour force. He argued that the government must not halt its activities due to the unavailability of up-to-date employment figures. Reacting to criticisms that …

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Jennifer Queen appointed Deputy Communications Director of NADMO

A National Communications Team member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Jennifer Oforiwaa Prempeh widely known as Jenifer Queen has been appointed as deputy national Communications Director of the National Disaster Management Organization [NADMO]. Her appointed by President Akufo-Addo we understand is effective 15th January, 2018. Jenifer Queen who was a key member of the party’s Communications team that …

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Rawlings bids farewell to Adumua-Bossman; his lead counsel in 1979 trial

Former President Rawlings has paid a glowing tribute to his William Adumua-Bossman, who was laid to rest today after final funeral rites were held at the forecourt of the State House. The former President was joined by many including President Akufo-Addo, Ministers both past and present, lawyers and well-wishers. In a post on his Facebook wall, former President Rawlings described …

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Assemblyman arrested for engaging in open defecation

The assemblyman for Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem municipality in the Central region has been arrested by the municipality’s task force, Thursday dawn, for openly defecating at the Elmina beach. According to the KEEA Municipal Environmental Officer, Alex Kwamena Damptey, the assemblyman along with four other individuals were picked up by the task force in the early hours of the morning in the middle …

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Fulani Saga: Stop shooting, killing cattle – Irbard Ibrahim

The joint military-police personnel deployed to Agogo in the Ashanti Region to quell the recurrent rife between locals and nomadic Fulani herdsmen, must stop shooting and killing innocent cattle, security consultant Irbard Ibrahim has said. “Ghana’s military should, as a matter of urgency, stop shooting and killing innocent cattle in Agogo,” Mr Ibrahim said. “It is against international norms on …

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Unity Link donates dialysis machine to KATH

The Renal Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi has taken delivery of a brand new haematology analysing machine to ensure that patients receive optimum treatment. The machine, which was donated by the Unitylink Money Transfer Company -an international firm – at the cost of GHC30,000, is expected to assist patients who are on dialysis at the …

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I’II win NDC slot because I am the best candidate than Mahama – Former NHIA Boss

NDC Flagbearer hopeful and former boss of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has posited that the popularity of former President Mahama does not scare him in any shape or form. He was reacting to a question on what he will do should the former president decide to contest the 2020 race or not. Speaking on current affairs …

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Keep quiet! ‘Embarrassed’ Kofi Adams chides Bagbin, Sylvester Mensah

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Organiser has called for a cease-fire in the party after two senior members attacked former president John Mahama in separate interviews with Joy News. A disappointed Kofi Adams said the incessant open attacks are “hurting the NDC” and undermining its reorganization and unity efforts. Speaking to Evans Mensah on Joy FM’s Top Story Thursday, …

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