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Wanted Upper Dixcove Omanhen surrenders to police

The Omanhen of Upper Dixcove, Obrempong Hima Dekyi III, who was being pursued by the Police in connection with the assault on his rival paramount chief turned himself into the law enforcement agency around 6:30 pm yesterday. His statement was taken in connection with the battery and abduction of his rival chief. Kwesi Agyeman, Omanhen of Lower Dixcove and former …

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Role of Micro, Small and Medium enterprises in growing Ghana’s GDP underrated – Adwoa Safo

The Minister of State In-charge of Public Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Safo has reiterated the key roles Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMSEs) play to support the Ghanaian economy and has declared the position of government as far as their development is concerned. Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises which employ approximately 200 persons have over the years been gradually …

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Kejetia Market: Cheapest stall GHS7.8K; most expensive GHS41K

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has urged the general public to disregard what it describes as the “falsehood” being propagated by some communicators of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to the effect that stalls at the newly-constructed Kejetia Market are being allocated to only loyalists and supporters of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) through its Ashanti Regional Chairman, Mr …

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Fees by Service Providers at the Port are exorbitant – GUTA

The Ghana Union of Traders Association has bemoaned high fees charged by agencies at the ports of Ghana, saying it has a rippling effect on the trade economy of the nation. “The shipping charges are too astronomical because currently as I speak not a single trader is happy with the charges at Tema Port. We have had many meetings with …

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Ghana Navy rescue 8 Turkish crewmen attacked in Nigeria waters

The Ghana Navy has rescued 8 crewmen on board Turkish vessel, Paskoy-1 after they were attacked and abandoned on sea by pirates in Nigerian territorial waters. The vessel was en route La Cote D’Ivoire from Cameroon when the pirates kidnapped 10 crewmen of the total 18, including the captain of the vessel. The pirates were believed to undertaken have done …

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I’ve not issued apology letter to Multimedia – Sanitation Minister

The Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Abena Dapaah has revealed that her outfit has not issued a letter of apology to the Multimedia Group over an interview she declined because it was going to be conducted by an intern. Speaking on Oman FM’s ‘Boiling Point’ programme Tuesday evening, Madam Dapaah indicated that, two managerial staff from Multimedia rather …

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Ghana Statistical Association calls on new government statistician

The Ghana Statistical Association (GSA) has pledged its support for the new Government Statistician (GS) Professor Samuel Kobina Annim and the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in efforts to produce accurate, reliable and quality statistics for informed decision making. Professor Nicholas N. N. Nsowah-Nuamah, the President of the Association, who made the pledge, said the GSS could tap the human resource …

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Special Prosecutor not a poodle of any political party – Martin Amidu

Hon. Yaw Buaben Asamoa as the Communication Director of the Governing political party has on several occasions sought to create the impression in the public mind that he has authority as the Communication Director of his political party to tacitly instruct the Special Prosecutor in the media on how to perform the functions of his Office. The latest attempt by …

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UEW saga: Former VC, dismissed staff chased out by Police

A combined team of National Security operatives and Police personnel Tuesday afternoon chased out some dismissed staff of the University of Education, Winneba. The dismissed staff who stormed the Council Chamber Tuesday, July 23, included the former Vice-Chancellor Professor Mawutor Avoke, the former Finance Officer Arkorlie, and Dr. Ofori Bekoe who had his review for reinstatement thrown out by the …

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Akufo-Addo can’t remove Speaker of Parliament from office – Presidency to petitioners

The Presidency has rejected a petition by a group calling for the removal of the Speaker of Parliament over an alleged case of misconduct. The group known as the Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA), in a petition dated 9th July 2019 called on the President to as a matter of urgency to remove the Speaker of Parliament …

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