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Kumasi Traditional Council backs Mayor to clear 400 houses on waterways

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has gotten the backing of the Metropolis’ traditional rulers to take action on over 400 houses built on waterways , MyNewsGh.com can confirm. According to city authorities, with the approval of the powerful traditional authorities, the structures will soon be pulled down to avert a recurrence of last year’s disastrous floods in which more than …

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I’m not ditching NDC, not forming new party – Kunbuor

A member of the Council of Elders of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr Benjamin Kunbuor has denied media publications that he, together with three other stalwarts, is breaking away from the party to form a splinter group – the seed of a new party. The publication said Dr Kunbuor had been part of a series of meetings at …

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NAM1 arrest: Ghanaians need to know what really transpired in Dubai – Ablakwa

The Minority in Parliament is calling for a full disclosure on what transpired during the recent trip by a government delegation to the United Arab Emirates, for the possible extradition of Menzgold Boss Nana Appiah Mensah. According to the Minority Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, details such as which government officials from the emirati side met the country’s …

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Reopening AngloGold Ashanti mine ‘pleasant news’ – GMWU

Members of the Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU) have welcomed the reopening of AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi Mine, saying it will not only boost the fortunes of the mining sector but also create employment for the teeming unemployed youth in the country. The Obuasi mine was closed in 2014 due to some challenges with the concession and lack of capital. Speaking …

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Government ‘revives’ ‘dead’ cocoa road projects

Work is set to resume on the cocoa roads project which has been suspended for well over a year. The project which began under the erstwhile John Mahama administration was suspended in July 2017 by the COCOBOD under the Akufo-Addo led NPP government, over discrepancies and financial irregularities in the awards of some of the contracts. The Mahama administration was …

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FDA releases list of 41 harmful cosmetic products in Ghana

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has warned the public against using some 41 cosmetic products which it says contain harmful substances including mercury, hydroquinone and steroids. The FDA has also directed the producers of the harmful products to recall them from the market with immediate effect. The directive issued by the FDA after investigations on the Ghanaian market revealed …

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US warns its citizens in Ghana against romance scams

Americans residing in Ghana have been cautioned to be wary as they could be scammed under the pretext of online intimate relationships. “U.S. citizens should be alert to attempts at fraud by persons who profess friendship or romantic interest over the Internet, especially those claiming to be U.S. citizens living, traveling or serving in the U.S. military in Ghana,” the …

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Hopeson Adorye speaks on his ‘sack’ as Deputy National Security Coordinator

There have series of reports that the Deputy National Security Coordinator in Charge of Airports, Hopeson Adorye has been sacked from his position for which reason he has in the last couple of days not been sighted at his office. News of his sacking became pronounced at the weekend when others also claimed they have not spotted him lately in …

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You enjoy everything free as Ex-Prez, why are things ‘hard’ for you? — Kwaku Azar quizzes Rawling

Social media influencer, Prof Stephen Kwaku Asare has fired back at former President Rawlings on his recent comment that “times are hard” in Ghana. Yesterday, MyNewsGh.com reported that former President Jerry John Rawlings has admitted for the first time that times are hard in Ghana and that under the current dispensation, nothing seems to be working. Mr Rawlings observed that …

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BoG’s ‘arrogant, malicious’ ‘not fit and proper’ tag calculated to influence Cocobod trial – Agongo

The majority shareholder of the now-defunct Heritage Bank Limited (HBL), Mr Seidu Agongo, has said in a statement that the “not fit and proper” tag stamped on him by the Bank of Ghana due to his involvement in a criminal prosecution as far as the GHS271 million Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) fertiliser case is concerned, for which reason the licence …

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