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You can take away one of us, but you can’t take away the spirit of the people – Anas

Ace Investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas is still mourning his colleague Ahmed Hussein-Suale, and has vowed that the death of his colleague will not make him cower away from his investigative work. Ahmed, who was the pioneer of Anas Number 12 expose, was shot dead by some unknown assailants at Madina a few weeks ago. His death sent shock waves …

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Be loyal – Dery charges Immigration Officers

The Minister of the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has charged immigration officers to serve mother Ghana with professionalism, loyalty and integrity. He made the demand at the 23rd Recruit Intake Passing Out Parade of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) Training School at Assin Fosu last week. The minister tasked the graduating recruits to be guided by the tenets of professionalism, integrity, …

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Kidnapped girls: Assemblies of God Church backs rescue efforts with 14 days prayer, fasting

The Assemblies of God Church in at Diabena, where Ruth Love Quayeson was kidnapped, has ended 14 days of prayer and fasting seeking the face of God to bring her and two other missing young ladies back. Ruth, 18, Priscilla Blessing Bentum, 21, and Priscilla Mantebea Koranchie, 15, were reported kidnapped on December 4, August 17, and December 21, last …

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Government raises GH¢485.9m bond to finance infrastructure Featured

The government through the Bank of Ghana yesterday re-opened the 2-year Treasury Bond issued last year to raise additional GH¢485.91 million which it described as current amount outstanding. The bond was originally opened on February 19, 2018 and was expected to mature on February 17, 2020. Business Finder gathers that the government issued the debt instrument to bridge some financing …

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NAFCO vows to cut foreign rice importation

The Ghana National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) says the importation of foreign rice into the country, especially to feed students in second cycle institutions, will soon be a thing of the past. As part of its mandate, NAFCO supplies food to students of second cycle institutions under government’s flagship programme – the Free Senior High School initiative. Speaking to …

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US-based Ghanaian killed lover because she wanted a break

A 44-year-old Ghanaian based in the United States is said to have shot and killed his girlfriend because she wanted to break up with him. Daniel Kankam, who was arrested on Tuesday, January 15, was charged with murder in the death of 35-year-old Somaya Hussein Ahmed. The suspect, a married father of two, is said to have killed Ahmed at …

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Any government that puts money in your pocket is a thief – Stephen Adei

Any government that puts money in the pockets of its citizens without them working for it, is a thief, Professor Stephen Adei, a former rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), has said. In his view, the Nana Akufo-Addo-led government has managed the macroeconomics of the country “excellently” and, therefore, people who claim they are not …

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Rethink decision to allow only PhD holders as university lecturers – Most Rev. Sarpong

The Archbishop Emeritus of the Kumasi Archdiocese of the Catholic Church, Most Rev. Peter Kwasi Sarpong, has questioned the Ministry of Education’s decision to employ only PhD holders as lecturers for the country’s universities. He asked the government to rethink the decision as he said it would deprive the institutions of experienced lecturers needed to train the human resource required …

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Yaa Naa urges unity and harmony in Dagbon

The new King of Dagbon, Yaa Naa Abukari Mahama II, has called for all to accept to put the past behind them and work together to bring progress to the area. He said it was important for everybody to recognize that without peace and unity, it would be difficult to convince any investor to put their money in the area. …

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I cannot be an Andani or Abudu – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has stated categorically that he has no interest whatsoever to side with either the Abudu royal family or the Andanis. According to him, his only interest is to make sure that there is absolute peace between the two royal families. “I have said on many occasions, I am not a Dagomba and, I, therefore, cannot be an …

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