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I’m ready to be handcuffed over Forensic Audit – Valerie Sawyerr to Akufo-Addo

Former Deputy Chief of Staff under the erstwhile John Mahama administration, Madam Valerie Sawyerr has said she is ready to be ‘shackled’ over a forensic audit that allegedly implicated her as a board member of Ghana Gas. “Your Excellency, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, my name is Valerie Sawyerr, and my wrists are ready for your shackles!!!” Read the long …

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Making former CEOs board chairs of institutions breeds tension – Auditor-General

Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo, has criticized the practice of appointing former heads of state institutions to occupy board chairmanship positions. According to him, the practice festers tension and makes it easier for the current leadership to be undermined. His comments come at a time when there is an impasse between him and the Board of his office, a situation that …

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Nana Addo leaves for Mali ahead of UN General Assembly

President Nana Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Friday to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect of the Republic of Mali, H.E. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. President Akufo-Addo will after the inauguration ceremony, leave Mali today [Saturday], to lead Ghana’s delegation to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Whilst there, the President, as co-Chair of the Advocacy Group …

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Chinese illegal miner shot dead by robbers in Wassa Amenfi

An illegal Chinese miner has been shot dead by armed robbers at Wassa Aborokyire Krobo in the Wassa Amenfi East District of the Western Region. The armed robbers, numbering four, shot and killed Lhun Mann, one of the four Chinese who was first to step out from his room. They then robbed the three of a sum of Gh45,000, mobile …

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Financial stability: World Bank gives Ghana $30m support

The World Bank has approved a $30 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to support the Government of Ghana strengthen its financial sector stability. The support is also to improve inclusiveness for users of formal financial services and the financially excluded, particularly women, rural communities and farmers. Commenting on the gesture, the World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Henry Kerali …

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Producer Price Inflation decreases to 7.0 % in August

The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for August this year has decreased to seven per cent. This represents a 1.2 percentage point decrease relative to the rate of 8.2 per cent recorded in July of the same year under review. PPI measures the average change over time in the prices received by domestic producers for the production of their goods …

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‘Indiscipline by traders, drivers in Sekondi-Takoradi worrying’ – MCE

The Chief Executive of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), Mr Anthony K. K. Sam, has expressed worry at the increased level of indiscipline displayed by traders and commercial vehicle drivers in the metropolis. He observed that the traders were undertaking their activities indiscriminately, saying pedestrian walkways had been turned into stalls and lorry stations, a situation which did not befit …

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I slimmed by diet, exercise – Nana Oye ‘replies’ Tony Lithur’s $33k US procedure

There is a response to stories surrounding how former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection Nana Oye Lithur’s gained weight and later ‘slimmed’ down. This issue first gained traction after her husband, Lawyer Tony Lithur filed divorce papers. MyNewsGH.com’s reading of the statement of case reveals that Nana Oye Lithur had a bad eating habit which made her bloat …

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Environmental Justice Foundation cleans Cape Coast beaches

The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), an NGO, has organised a five-hour beach cleaning exercise in Cape Coast to mark International Coastal Clean-up Day. Consequently, EJF has called on the government to promote reuse of plastics before considering recycling. The International Coastal Cleanup Day engages people to remove trash from the world’s beaches and waterways, identify the sources of debris and …

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South African Kessie Nair arrested for rant against Cyril Ramaphosa

A convicted South African fraudster has been charged over a racist rant against the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on social media. Kessie Nair was charged at Verulam Magistrates Court with inciting violence and crimen injuria, or injuring a person’s dignity. He will stay in custody until his bail application is heard on 26 September. Mr Nair’s family said he had …

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