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Monthly Archives: November 2018

‘You are not God’ – Mahama fights Akufo-Addo’s ‘prediction’ about NDC

Former President John Mahama says it is only God who chooses a leader, not President Akufo-Addo as he wants Ghanaians to believe. Addressing delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Bekwai on Monday, Mr Mahama played down comments by President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) would remain in opposition for a long time. Incensed …

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Amewu admits return of dumsor, promises to end it ‘gradually’

Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu has admitted that the country is currently faced with challenges in the power sector attributing the cause to an incomplete project that is meant to allow gas flow into the country. According to him, the incomplete project is due to a disagreement over tariffs between the Energy Ministry and the regulator; West African Gas Pipeline; …

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National Cathedral will be built to the ‘Glory of God’ – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has stated emphatically that the controversial National Cathedral will be “built to the Glory of God”. The President addressing Catholic faithful at a ceremony to climax the 125th anniversary of the Catholic Archdiocese of Accra at the Black Star Square, in a joyful mood and quoting from Philippians 4:13 (KJV), which states “I can do all things through …

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Government secures $100m funding for technical universities upgrade – Napo

The Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has reiterated government’s determination to ensure that institutions within the Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector are properly tooled to ensure they deliver their mandate of providing relevant skills training for the country’s industrial growth. Dr Prempeh stated this when he delivered the keynote address on behalf of President Nana Addo …

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GHS launches anti-yellow fever campaign; targets over 5m for vaccination

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has launched the national yellow fever prevention campaign and it expects to vaccinate about 5,364,275 people in the country. With the exception of Upper West Region, which has already been vaccinated, the seven-day campaign, which begins on November 28 to December 4; and targets people between 10 to 60 years, would be conducted in 65 …

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Attempt to kidnap two school girls in Takoradi foiled

But for the quick response of the headteacher of the Donewell Methodist Academy at Effie Kuma in Takoradi, two girls would have been added to the statistics of missing children by now. A teacher of the school, Florence Ekua Egyir, recounting the incident to Paa Kwesi Simpson on Connect FM’s Omanbapa Morning Show, said the girls, aged 3 and 8 …

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Menzgold was a scam from day one – Bridget Otoo

TV3’s Bridget Otoo has added her voice to the current issue facing gold trading firm Menzgold. According to the newscaster, the embattled firm owned by Nana Appiah Mensah has been a scam from day one. She made this known when she shared a screenshot of YEN.com.gh’s report which indicate that the BNI will be investigating the activities of Menzgold. Bridget …

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Quality healthcare critical to national development – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo has stated that quality healthcare delivery is very critical to national development, and has commended the Family Health University College for their outstanding contribution to compliment government’s efforts in the delivery of better healthcare to Ghanaians. This was contained in a statement delivered on behalf of the President by the Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, at the First …

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Ghanaian allegedly killed by Finnish police officials

A Ghanaian resident in Austria, Samuel Dolphyne, has been allegedly killed by police officials in Finland. According to a report by MyNewsGH.com, Dolphyne lost his life after he was strangled for drunk driving. YEN.com.gh understands that Dolphyne had come from Austria to visit his friend in Finland, and he had planned to return on the morning on Sunday, November 25, …

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Diplomatic engagement of Ghana at all-time high – Ayorkor Botchwey

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, says Ghana’s diplomatic engagement with the world has been at an all-time high in 2018, indicating that the year has witnessed a more robust engagement by the Foreign Ministry with the world at both bilateral and multilateral levels. Addressing an interactive forum organized by her Ministry for Regional Deans of …

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