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Next year will be good, join hands with my gov’t – Akufo-Addo tells Ghanaians

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says he has laid a strong foundation for Ghana to take of in 2019, and accordingly urged Ghanaians to join hands with his government to build the progressive nation they have been desirous of. In his pre-recorded Christmas message released by the Jubilee House on Monday, the President said he is looking forward to next …

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New regions voting will go ahead; EC dismisses purported injunction

The Electoral Commission has urged the electorate to come out and vote in the new regions referenda and dismiss suggestions of an injunction on the process. In a statement signed and issued by Dr Bossman Asare, a Deputy Chairman, the Commission dismissed some media reports alleging that an injunction has been placed on the December 27 referenda for the creation …

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Rawlings and Mahama disclose concerns on National Cathedral to Duncan Williams

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams who has been spearheading a fundraising campaign for the construction of the National Cathedral has indicated that two of the former presidents Jerry Rawlings and John Mahama have concerns with the decision on the cathedral. There is a divided front on government’s decision to support the construction of the with some describing it as a needless …

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Ghanaian-born boxer Joshua Buatsi destroys Renold Quinlan in round one

Ghanaian-born British boxer, Joshua Buatsi, proved too strong for Renold Quinlan as he stopped the latter in round one at The O2 on Saturday, December 22, 2019. Per Skysports.com report sighted by YEN.com.gh, the win was Buatsi’s third successive stoppage win inside the opening round. The 25-year-old light-heavyweight extended his unbeaten record to nine victories as he ruthlessly halted Quinlan, …

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GAMA Media Group urges government to adopt effective strategies

The Greater Metropolitan Area-Sanitation and Water Project (GAMA-SWP) Media Group has called on the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) to adopt effective strategies to confront environmental challenges facing the country. At a two-day workshop held at Ada in the Dangbe East District Assembly (DEDA) of the Greater Accra Region, they said some of the challenges to be considered …

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Otiko grabs Best Leadership award in Las Vegas

The European Society for Quality Research has on the 10th December 2018 awarded the Best Quality Leadership in Las Vegas to Miss Otiko Afisah Djaba. This Award is in recognition of the innovative and initiative driven steps to improve and advance the development of quality in her work in the area of gender. This is the second time Miss Djaba …

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Tema Port’s cargo traffic shots above 13 million tonnes

The Port of Tema has recorded a huge increase in its cargo transit as it anchored.a total of 13,755,593 tonnes between January and October 2018. The figure shows a significant increase over the 11,373,738 cargo transit tonnage the Port recorded during the same period in 2017. Mr Michael A. Luguje, Acting Director General, Ghana Ports and Habours Authority (GPHA), disclosed …

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Parliament passes Fiscal Responsibility Act to ensure prudent spending

Parliament has approved under a certificate of urgency, the Fiscal Responsibility Bill. The Bill, which has been touted by the government as one of the instruments through which it will maintain fiscal discipline as the country exits the IMF Program. It seeks to ensure fiscal responsibility, macroeconomic stability, and debt sustainability. There were however concerns about the provision which makes …

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Stop lying about Akufo-Addo – Otumfuo

Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has stated that, President Akufo-Addo did not facilitate the recent visit of Awomefia of Anlo State, Togbe Sri III, to the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi last Sunday. He, therefore, cautioned the faceless people that are peddling falsehood about the president for political reasons to desist from the practice. According to the Asantehene, some people in …

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Police yet to determine cause of former MCE’s death

Mr Alex Amenyo, Keta Divisional Commander of the Ghana Police Service, has said the cause of death of Mr Edward Kofi Ahiabor, a former Municipal Chief Executive of Keta, who was found dead in an uncompleted building close to his father’s residence at Anloga is yet to be known. “The police is yet to determine cause of death”, the Commander …

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