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Ofosu Ampofo confirms NDC deployed ‘Azoka Boys’ during Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election

The National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has confirmed that the party deployed its thugs the “Azorka Boys” during the recent Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election which was characterized by violence. According to him, the “Azorka Boys” had to be brought down to Accra from Northern Ghana to provide security for the NDC party during …

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Zimbabwe detains international Labour leader

The Zimbabwe Immigration department has detained the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Africa Secretary General Kwasi Adu Amankwah. Adu Amankwah arrived in the country on Tuesday morning for an international solidarity meeting with one of ITUC Africa affiliate, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). He was however taken into the custody of immigration officials and taken back to Robert …

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Odartey Lamptey shares photos of his daughters to shame ex-wife who claims he is impotent

Ex-Ghana, Nii Odartey Lamptey has shared photos of her beautiful twin daughters who are growing too fast and from their looks there is no need to deny indeed the hitherto traumatized footballer is man enough, MyNewsGh.com reports. The two who bear the resemblance to their father, do not need any DNA to be classified as real daughters of the man …

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About 39 people dead, as Nigeria awaits voting results

Dozens of people have been killed in a wave of violence related to presidential and parliamentary elections in Nigeria, civil society groups monitoring the vote say, as the country is awaiting results of the Saturday polls. Nigerian Civil Society Organisation, the Situation Room which comprises of more than 70 civil society groups has said on Monday that, election – related …

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Normalisation Committee set to storm FIFA over government interference

Ghana’s Normalisation Committee may head to FIFA over government interference after the country’s Sports Ministry bypassed the interim body to organise a special competition for local clubs. The world governing body will view the latest development as direct government interference and may be forced to step in. The latest decision is a massive slap on the competence of the four-member …

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Ghana’s High Commissioner to UK joins Chief Imam at Maulid in London

Ghana’s High Commissioner to UK, HE Papa Owusu Ankomah last Saturday joined the Chief Imam, Sheik Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharabutu and other Ghanaian Muslims resident in London to celebrate the Maulid, the observance of the birthday of Prophet Mohammed. In his address at what he described as the biggest gathering of Ghanaian Muslims since he assumed posting, the High Commissioner …

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Chemical seller grabbed over car fraud

A 56-year-old Chemical Seller, Mohammed Afful who allegedly defrauded Ms Hanna Stella Bruce Adjei of GH¢61,000.00 under the pretext of facilitating the purchase of 2014 Toyota Corolla model but failed has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Afful who has denied the charge of defrauding by false pretences was said to have gone into hiding since 2017 after collecting the …

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Afenyo-Markin supports constituents with taxi-cabs and chest freezers

Mr Alexzander Ato Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu, has presented 30 taxi-cabs to drivers and 100 chest freezers to bar owners and iced-water sellers in his Constituency on a work-and-pay basis. At a ceremony in Winneba to present the items, financed by NBA Commercial Service GHA LTD, Mr Afenyo-Markin said it formed part of his social …

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Bank of Ghana introduces new forex market regulations to help stabilize cedi

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has started the implementation of some drastic measures to streamline trading of dollars and other major foreign currencies in the country. These new set of regulations could see traders prosecuted and lose license for breaches. Why these regulations? The new set of regulations or call it market conduct, are primarily aimed at helping better regulate …

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Rawlings turns traffic warden as impunity on the road worsens

Former President Jerry John Rawlings was compelled to park his car and step into the middle of the road to direct traffic as the level of lawless on Accra-Aflao road gets ugly. Careless drivers who ply the road often create four lanes on a single lane road causing traffic to build up unnecessarily especially at the junction that leads to …

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