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Special Prosecutor under fire for ‘snail-paced’ action on BOST scandal

IMANI Africa Vice President, Kofi Bentil feels disappointed that the Office of the Special Prosecutor is yet to act on a petition, regarding the scandal that involved Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST) and two other private firms. Kofi Bentil says the sluggish speed with which the Special Prosecutor is handling the request to investigate the sale of some …

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Kwesi Pratt disgusted: NDC gurus boycotting Radio Gold

Veteran journalist and Managing Editor of The Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr, has expressed frustrations over a creeping tendency of some National Democratic Congress (NDC) leaders boycotting programmes on allied radio station, Radio Gold. He said the situation was worrying in the glaring face of some NDC gurus getting time to sit on other radio stations to the neglect of …

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Man presents dead wife’s birth certificate for Ghana card registration

The National Identification Authority (NIA) team stationed at the Abeka Cluster of Schools in New Fadama had an unusual request when a man presented the birth certificate of his late wife to be registered. The man will not take no for an answer and held up the queue for almost an hour, sparking anger among would-be registrants. The NIA expected …

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Akufo-Addo is only renaming existing schools after his family members – NDC Women’s Organizer

A Deputy National Women’s Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Maame Efua Sekyi Addo has revealed that instead of President Akufo-Addo building universities and Senior High Schools like former President John Mahama did, he has rather mastered in renaming existing ones after his family members. She made these remarks while delivering a speech at a symposium organized by …

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Policeman trapped in his room and burnt to death

Constable Stephen Nomah a.k.a Nana Kojo aged 33 formerly of Police Guard Duties Unit(GDU) of the Ghana Police Service in Accra was on Thursday trapped in his room and burnt to death after his house caught fire at Kormantse Kurabadzi. Two other occupants identified as Kwamina Tawiah a.k.a Shatta aged 18 and Nana Tawiah aged 17 were also burnt beyond …

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Vodafone Ghana introduces ‘Magic Recharge Promo’ to reward customers

Vodafone Ghana on Friday launched in Kumasi, a customer-reward promotion, aimed at helping to make life better for its numerous customers. Mr Dennis Awuah Duah, the Manager for Mass Segment at Vodafone, said the social intervention, one of vodafone’s numerous products, is christened “Magic Recharge Promo”. It will be running with terms and conditions applied for customers for the next …

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Minority urges Government to withdraw renegotiated AGM/Aker Energy agreement

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) Caucus in Parliament is asking government to withdraw the re-negotiated petroleum agreement it is signing with AGM/Aker Energy, explaining that “It is inimical to the interest of the state.” Describing the proposed re-negotiation as “blatant mismanagement of the nation’s critical national resources,” the NDC Caucus called further on Civil Society and well-meaning Ghanaians to …

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ISGF holds 3rd Africa Regional Conference

The International Scouts and Guide Fellowship (ISGF) on Thursday marked the official Opening Ceremony of its 3rd Africa Regional Conference at Abokobi in Accra. The five-day programme saw over hundred participants from all their member countries across Africa, including the representatives of the Ghana Girl Guide Association and the Ghana Scout Association across the sub-region to create awareness about the …

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Be responsible in discharging your duties – NMC Boss to media

The National Media Commission (NMC) has charged journalists to be circumspect and adopt responsible techniques in their line of duty. Speaking at the World Press Freedom Day 2019 in line with the theme “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Election in times of Disinformation, the Chairman of the Commission, Yaw Boadu Ayeboafo challenged journalists to discharge their duties without sensationalism. “Freedom …

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Free V8, free bungalow, free AC in his toilet; ‘Zombie’ Amidu doesn’t want to resign – Ampaw

Private legal practitioner, Maurice Ampaw says the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has turned Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu into a ‘Zombie’. According to him, Martin Amidu has been idling about for far too long and appears not to be engaged in any meaningful work, years after his appointment. Maurice Ampaw, in an interview with NEAT FM’s morning show ‘Ghana Montie’, …

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