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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Ministry of Local Government to organise conference for MMDCEs

A 5-day capacity building conference for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) is set to begin on October 1 to 6. The conference organised by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) is aimed at providing knowledge and skills to enable the MMDCEs effectively discharge their responsibilities. It would be held under the theme: “Re-energizing MMDCEs to …

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I’ll be worried if you smear Gloria Akuffo; this AG has integrity – Pratt

Seasoned journalist, Kwesi Pratt has showered praises on Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, claiming her integrity cannot be undermined. Contributing to Peace FM’s “Kokrokoo” Morning Show Friday, Kwesi Pratt told host Kwami Sefa Kayi that the Attorney General, since assuming office, has exhibited a high level of independence and integrity; doing a great job for Ghana. His comment was in response …

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Don’t recall KP Boateng into Black Stars – J.E Sarpong

Controversial Ghanaian coach J.E Sarpong says Kevin-Prince Boateng does not merit a recall into the Black Stars despite his superb form for US Sassuolo in the Italian Serie A. Boateng retired from international football in 2011, citing fatigue from combining club football and international duties but later rescinded his decision and represented the Black Stars at the World Cup three …

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Occupants of Trade Fair to vacate facility by year end

All occupants of the Trade Fair site are to vacate the premises by the end of this year; 2018. This management says is to allow for work to begin on site. Trade fair has for some time now stated their intentions to revamp the facility to restore the once vibrant trading hub. Chief Executive Officer of the Trade Fair Centre, …

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Adom FM’s Dwaso Nsem wins best morning show at CIMG awards

Adom 106.3 FM’s morning show, Dwaso Nsem, has been voted the best in the country by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG). The verdict was announced at the International Conference Centre in Accra where a host of other institutions and individuals were recognized for excellence in their various fields of endeavours. Dwaso Nsem has been adjudged the Institute’s radio …

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You can’t terminate your contract now – Menzgold to Customers

Menzgold has told its customers they cannot terminate their contract with the firm until its suit against the Bank of Ghana and the Securities and Exchange Commission is determined by the court. “As a result of the shutdown of the gold trade business, the firm cannot process any kind of termination on the gold vault market until a healthy restoration …

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We cannot allow NPP to rig 2020 polls like they did in 2016 – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on party supporters to be vigilant and work hard to prevent the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), from rigging the 2020 elections like they did in 2016. Mr Mahama, told a gathering of National Democratic Congress (NDC), supporters in Assin Central of the Central region- to do all they could to protect the …

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Nana Addo meets Buhari over ‘confusion’ on retail trade in Ghana

President Nana Akufo-Addo has met with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari in New York over recent media reports of disagreements between Ghanaian and Nigerian retailers in Ghana. President Buhari in a tweet said that the relationship between Ghana and Nigeria is essential and ‘would not be taken for granted.’ According to Mr. Buhari, he has been assured by President Nana …

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Confederation of African Football warns Ghana

Deputy General Secretary for Confederation of African Football (CAF) in charge of development and competitions, Anthony Baffoe has called on Ghana to step up preparations for the impending Africa Women’s Championship. The former Black stars player in an interview aired by the BBC Africa challenged the Local Organizing Committee to intensify preparations since time was not on their side. The …

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SUTESCO: Double Track students struggling over inadequate desks

Suhum Senior High Technical School (SUTESCO) has been hit with furniture shortage, with most first-year students admitted under the newly introduced double track system, struggling to get desks to sit on to learn. Starr News’ visit to the school saw some of the students standing while others lean against the classroom walls over a lack of desks. The situation is …

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