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UG student arrested over placard demo at Korle-Bu granted bail

                        Sekyi Brown in an altercation with a police officer Wednesday morning for interrupting a programme attended by the first lady has been granted bail. Reginald Sekyi Brown was arrested after he held a placard and walked toward the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, while she was delivering her speech …

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‘Leave Ghana for Togo if you can’t stand Anas’ – NPP chairman fires back at Ken Agyapong

Ashanti Regional Vice-Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Kwabena Nsenkyire, has fired back at Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong, over his attack on Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Mr. Agyapong has mounted a strong onslaught against the investigative journalist over his style of journalism alleging, he has no moral right to expose corruption when he is unclean himself. Speaking on Badwam on Adom TV …

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GJA asks for security protection for Anas and family

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Wednesday asked for immediate national security protection for the internationally-acclaimed investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, saying he has received many death threats following his latest investigative piece on the game of football in Ghana. “According to sources close to the ace investigative journalist, apart from receiving messages containing threats of death, some unidentified persons have …

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UN repatriates Ghana Police peacekeepers accused of sexual misconduct

Ghanaian police peacekeepers indicted by the United Nations for sexual misconduct in South Sudan last February were repatriated to Accra Wednesday. There was no official information on their arrival, particularly the number of personnel repatriated as well as the outcome of the investigations into the scandal, TV3’s Peter Adattor reported. Last week, the Director General of the Police Intelligence and …

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Former BoG official denies EOCO invitation

A former Head of Banking Supervision at the Bank of Ghana, Raymond Amanfu has denied receiving an invitation from the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) over investigations into the collapsed UT and Capital banks. Media reports suggested that Mr. Amanfu has been asked to report to EOCO tomorrow in connection with his tenure at the Bank of Ghana. The …

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Do not allow attacks on Anas succeed – Kwaku Azar to Ghanaians

Professor Stephen Kwaku Asare has descended heavily on Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong, for attacking ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas over his latest ‘’Number 12’’ expose at the Ghana Football Association (GFA). The law professor who is popularly referred to as Kwaku Azar, believes the attempt by the legislator to attack Anas’ integrity, is uncalled for …

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Fuel prices to go up 3%

Fuel prices at various vending points are expected to increase up to about 3 percent in the first pricing window of June. According to the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers-Ghana (COPEC-GH), indicative ex-refinery prices for both petrol and diesel are expected to go up by between 2-3 percent for the first window which begins on 1 June 2018. “Pump prices for …

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I will fight off any attempt to destroy me, Anas – Baako

The Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper has warned detractors that he will fight off any attempt to destroy him and his partner Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr was responding to allegations of crime and corruption levelled against him and the investigative journalist by an outspoken legislator for Assin Central Kennedy Agyapong. Starting with the claims …

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Okaikoi North: 700 NDC supporters threaten defection over ‘crude’ disqualification clause

At least 700 supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Okaikoi North Constituency in the Greater Accra Region have threatened to leave the party after an aspiring Constituency Chairman, Gregory Quarshie was disqualified for being a “non-active” member. Chairman of the Vetting Committee who doubles as the Greater Accra Regional Chairman, Ade Coker, reportedly told Mr Quarshie Tuesday, …

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Only a single textile container officially declared in 2016 – Trade Minister

Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kyerematen has revealed that in 2016, the country recorded only a single textile container declared as coming through the ports of entry. He made this revelation at the joint press conference on the happenings in the textiles industry on last Wednesday. Currently, the combined production of the four local textile companies operating in the country …

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