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Provocative Conscience: The Volta caucus, what matters

In the just ended marathon election of its national executives, the NDC gave us an anti-climax of what the party’s communication team would have political watchers see. They highlighted a perfect program organization as if it meant a perfect delivery. The stage was all green as if we have, all of a sudden, been blessed with repentant politicians who have …

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Era of ‘chooboi and aluta leadership’ over – Oppong Nkrumah to student leaders

Student leaders have been challenged to focus on building consensus and finding middle grounds in addressing challenges affecting them rather than resorting to violence which is has been the norm. Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah who gave the advice at a Student Representative Council (SRC) Leadership Summit of the University of Cape Coast said, applying the consensus approach will …

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Fingerprints on exhibit ‘acid gallon and cup’ didn’t match Afoko’s – Police

Mr. Gregory Afoko, the man accused of the murder of Adams Mahama has told an Accra High Court one Superintendent William Sedoame told him the samples of his fingerprints did not match with what was contained in the acid gallon and cup which was used in the murder of Adams Mahama. The accused who open his defense was giving his …

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You cannot return as Vice-Chancellor – UEW’s reply to Prof Avoke

The Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) is insisting that “dismissed” Professor Mawutor Avoke cannot return to the university as its Vice-Chancellor as he is claiming. According to the university, the latest move initiated by Prof Avoke by writing through his lawyer, requesting that the university prepare his office for his return as Vice-Chancellor on Monday, November …

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Compensate Ghanaians from GH¢34 million telcos sanction fee – Omane Boamah

Former communications Minister, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah has called on government to use part of the GHC34 million sanction cost being demanded from telcos for poor quality service delivery to compensate Ghanaians who suffered the act. The former Presidential spokesperson is also urging the National Communications Authority (NCA) to be more engaging in their dealings with telcos than being swift …

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Baby Jet Airlines to begin operations in December

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed that the much awaited Baby Jet airlines would begin its operations in December should all things go as planned. The footballer cum businessman in an interview on Okay FM disclosed that 95% of work to get the Baby Jet airlines started has been done. According to him, he is expecting that his airline …

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Body cameras recommended for Ghana Police to check misconduct

International relations expert Dr. Vladimir Antwi-Danso has called on the police administration to ensure that all its personnel wear body cameras while in the line of duty. This he indicated would help in ensuring that personnel are monitored every step of the way as they go about their duties. Dr. Antwi-Danso made this observation while speaking on TV3‘s Key Points …

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Ghana to spend $4.5 million on All Africa Music Awards

Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Afeku has revealed that Ghana will spend a total of $4.5 million on the organization of three editions of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). The country is currently hosting the 2018 event in Accra and will continue to host the 2019 and 2020 editions as well. Earlier, when the question about how …

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Consolidated Bank has some tricky terms for investors

The country’s new state-owned lender is asking holders of more than 1.1-billion cedis in investments to accept lower rates and wait five years before accessing their cash, according to an industry body for fund managers and brokers. Consolidated Bank Ghana, which was formed in August through a merger of five failed lenders, will issue institutional investors five-year bonds yielding 7.5% …

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Public debt up by GHC11bn in 2 months to reach GHC170.8bn

The country’s total debt stock witnessed a significant increase in two months ending September 2018 as it went up by GHC11 billion to GHC170.8 billion, according to data released by the Central Bank. The last time the Bank of Ghana (BoG) released its economic and financial data, it put the total debt stock ending July 2018 at GHC159.4 billion. Breakdown …

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