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Total Ghana enhances rewards for commercial drivers on 1st Anniversary of Troxi Club

Total Petroleum Ghana Limited (TOTAL Ghana) has introduced additional rewards for the benefit of members of the TOTAL TROXI Club, a Loyalty Scheme for Commercial drivers in Ghana which was launched in July 2018. The objective is to give relief to Trotro and Taxi drivers including Motorcyclists through savings on fuel and vehicle maintenance costs and reward offers. Speaking at …

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Finance Minister requests for GH¢6.37bn in supplementary budget

The Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta ahead of his mid-year budget presentation to Parliament has requested the legislature to approve an amount of GH¢6.37 billion being the shortfall in funds the government needs to execute its 2019 budget. The government has faced a shortfall in domestic revenues and the amount is expected to go a long way in helping the government …

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Badu Kobi’s comments on women unfortunate and wrong – Gender Minister

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon Cynthia Morrison has described as “unfortunate and wrong”, the comments made by the leader of Glorious Wave Chapel, Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi, which stereotypes women of Ashanti, Fante and Ewe extractions as unfit for marriage. The media space has been abuzz with discussions on the pronouncements of the popular preacher when …

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Ashanti and Kwahu people think they are the only humans in Ghana – Prophet Kofi Oduro

The founder and leader of Alabaster International Ministry Int, Prophet Dr. Kofi Oduro has taken a swipe at Ashantis and Kwahus. According to Prophet Kofi Oduro, Ashantis and Kwahus think they are the only humans in Ghana and as such, they disrespect every other tribe in the country. Prophet Kofi Oduro stated boldly that these two tribes think they are …

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Ghana signs agreement with Germany for TVET support

Ghana on Monday signed an agreement with Germany for support to develop the skills of its youth in the Technical, Vocational and Educational Training (TVET) sector. Under the agreement, Germany will support Ghana in the establishment of skills training centres with ultra-modern training equipment, and accreditation of TVET schools with credible certification. Germany will also facilitate and help Ghana to …

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Teshie launches 2019 Homowo festival

Teshie launches 2019 Homowo festival | Gbetsoolor Nii Ashitey Akomfra III, Teshie Mantse, has launched the 2019 Teshie Homowo Festival with a call on the citizens to live in peace for the development of the area. The festival, on the theme: “Hooting at Hunger, Striving for Excellence,” would commence from Monday, August 6 to Friday, October 25, 2019. Among a …

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Don’t seek retention, bow out when applause is loudest – Acting IGP advised

Governance expert, Dr. Eric Oduro Osae has advised the acting Inspector General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh to focus on making an impact in his acting capacity instead of concentrating on being retained as a substantive IGP. According to Dr. Oduro Osae, for him to leave a mark in the police service, he needs to focus on his job and not …

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‘I am committed to strengthening NDC in Korle Klottey’ – Aspirant

Mr Bashiru Nii Narh Alema, a National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary aspirant for Korle Klottey, has expressed his commitment to strengthening the structures of the party in the constituency for victory in the 2020 election. He said the electorate in the area have lost faith in the incumbent NDC Member of Parliament (MP), Dr Zenator Rawlings and were yearning for …

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Church of Pentecost to build new facility at Nsawam to decongest prison

The Church of Pentecost, last Sunday broke the ground for the construction of a new prison facility at Nsawam to decongest the existing one. According to the church, the gesture forms part of efforts by the Church to decongest prison facilities across the country. The facility, which will be known as the Nsawam Prison Camp facility, is expected to accommodate …

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Pelosi, Congressional delegation arrive in Ghana

The first woman Speaker of the United States House of Representatives who is leading a Congressional delegation to Ghana have arrived in Ghana. Nancy Pelosi and her delegation touched down at Terminal 3 Sunday afternoon and were met by the US Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan and the Speaker of Parliament, Mike Aaron Ocquaye. Some members of Parliament, as …

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