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‘Clean Ghana Club’ leads clean-up in Koforidua

The Environmental Care sanitation campaign, launched by the ‘Clean Ghana Club’ with support from Zoomlion Ghana Limited, kicked off over the weekend at Koforidua in the Eastern Region. Hundreds of members of the Clean Ghana Club in Koforidua participated in what many described as a massive clean-up exercise at the Koforidua central business district including the market stations and surroundings. …

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Asante Kotoko eliminated from CAF Champions League by 10-man Etoile in Tunisia

Asante Kotoko suffered elimination from the Group stage of the CAF Champions League after a 3-0 defeat a ten-man Etoile du Sahel side on Sunday in Monastir. The Porcupine Warriors got evicted from the continent’s flagship inter-clubs competition after a aggregate 3-2 defeat to the Tunisians. The Ghanaian champions could not take advantage of second half red card shown the …

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CIMG Awards: Vice-Chancellor of UPSA wins Marketing Man of the Year

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey was adjudged the Marketing Man of the Year 2018 at the 30th Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG) Awards. The awards was held at the Accra International Conference Centre on September 27, 2019. At the awards, several corporate institutions who performed incredibly well in 2018 were rewarded …

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Power cross-subsidisation prices challenge in Africa – GRIDCo CEO

The CEO of the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo), Mr Jonathan Amoako-Baah, has noted that cross-subsidisation of electricity in Africa is a major challenge. He said this while speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2019 AFRICON hosted by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing engineering and technology for the …

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Unite Akatsi South NPP – Defeated aspirant urges elected candidate

Former Akatsi South Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Martin Koffitse Nyahe, has urged the newly elected parliamentary candidate to unite the party before the 2020 general election. Mr Leo Nelson Adzidogah, the District Chief Executive for Akatsi South in the Volta Region, was declared winner in the just ended parliamentary primaries for the Akatsi South Constituency. Out …

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e-Ananse partners ‘Ghana Reads 2019’

The 2019 edition of ‘Ghana Reads’, a community reading festival scheduled for Wednesday, October 2, 2019, has been joined by the e-Ananse Library initiative, as partnering company. The festival, to be held at the new Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Office Complex in Accra, will also commemorate the International Reading Day. Mr. Oswald Okaitei, Poet & Project Ambassador (Ghana Reads) explaining …

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Rawlings takes on ‘corrupt’ NPP appointees

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has bemoaned the fact that some NPP appointees are still in office when corrupt allegations have been levelled against them. In a keynote address delivered at a conference of cadres and activists of the revolution in Kumasi on Saturday, the former President while counselling the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to tread carefully in some of …

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We won’t tolerate corruption, indiscipline in Police Service – Kofi Boakye

The Director-General of Police in charge of Research and Planning, COP Nathan Kofi Boakye, has urged the public to report activities of errant and corrupt police officers for action to be taken against them. According to him acts of corruption, extortion, human rights abuses and irresponsible policing which in recent times have characterized the activities of some police officers is …

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Pelosi says public opinion shifting in support of impeachment inquiry

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that public opinion is now on the side of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump following the release of new information about his conversations with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Pelosi this week announced her support for an investigation after the surfacing of a whistleblower complaint that said Trump appeared to solicit …

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Little drops of taxes makes a mighty budget – GRA

A senior officer of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has reiterated the need for Ghanaians to pay taxes as it is the country’s surest way to pool the necessary resources for development. “It is just like refusing to donate blood; you are indirectly just setting yourself up for disaster; because if even you don’t get sick and need blood, it …

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