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Korle Klottey Municipality to see improved development from 2020 – Nii Adjei Tawiah

Honorable Nii Adjei Tawiah the Municipal Chief Executive for Korle Klottey Municipality Assembly (KoKMA) has hinted that the Municipality will witness far more and improved infrastructure developmental projects from 2020 when it takes total control over the financial resources generated under its jurisdiction. This came to light when the Assembly held its maiden Town-hall meeting in the Municipality to present …

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Planting for Food and Jobs has been spectacular – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme is a vital intervention which has led to significant improvement in food production in the country. He said in the last two years, government has provided the needed support to smallholder farmers for the programme, leading to an increase in bumper harvest for the country. Speaking at a …

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Akufo-Addo’s $170m savings from Karpower relocation was fabricated – Alex Mould claims

Alex Mould says the US$170 million savings President Akufo-Addo said the nation saved for the change of fuel from HFO to natural gas from Ghana’s Eni operated Sankofa Gye Nyame (SGN) oilfield, are fabricated. The n Energy and Financial expert who was part of the initial arrangement for the Karpowership Purchase Agreement and the fixing of the pricing of the …

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Govt absorbs WASSCE fees for first batch of free SHS students

Government says it has absorbed the registration fees and cost of practical for students in public senior high schools who will sit for next year’s West Africa Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). These candidates are the first batch of the free SHS education introduced by President Nana Akufo-Addo in September 2017. Administrative cost for the examination has also been absorbed, …

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Minority to boycott vetting of Chief Justice nominee

The Minority in Parliament has served notice to boycott the vetting of the Chief Justice nominee, Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah. Justice Anin-Yeboah if approved by Parliament will succeed outgoing Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo who retires on December 20, 2019. The Chairman of the Appointments Committee of Parliament and First Deputy Speaker of Parliament Joe Osei Owusu has proposed that the nominee …

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Auditor General on a mission to scandalise government appointees – Kyei Mensah-Bonsu claims

Majority Leader and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has accused the embattled Auditor General, Mr Daniel Yao Domelevo of heinous moves to scandalise appointees in the current administration under the guise of fighting corruption. “In many instances when the report has come to Parliament we find out that many times the Auditor-General has gotten it wrong and …

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You’re an ungrateful ex-teacher, a symbol of Ghana’s low politics – Carbonu fires

President of National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) Angel Carbonu has called out former Mfantsipim classroom teacher Kwamena Duncan who is now Central Regional Minister under the Akufo-Addo government for being a symbol of how low Ghana politics has sunk; MyNewsGH.com reports. Mr Carbonu and Kwamena Duncan clashed on Asempa FM where NAGRAT was making a case for why they …

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Four Ghanaians join UK House of Commons

Four Ghanaians have found their way into the UK House of Commons after securing a win in the elections held on Thursday, December 12, 2019. The four, made up of two females and two males, won on the tickets of the Labour Party and the Conservative Party respectfully. While, Abena Oppong-Asare won the Erith and Thamesmead Constituency with 48 per …

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‘Terrible’ Accra Sports Stadium pitch after Cardi B concert blamed for postponed Kotoko, Hearts clash

Fans of Ghana’s top two clubs, Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko who had been anticipating the President’s Cup clash between their sides this weekend were dealt a huge blow when the match was called off. The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), which took the decision to postpone the match to December 22, did not give a reason …

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Tullow Ghana boss explains why company missed production target

Executive Vice President of Tullow Ghana, Kweku Awotwi, has explained what caused the company’s inability to meet its production target for the year 2019. According to him, the lower than forecast full-year outcome is predominantly due to topside issues that constrained water injection and gas handling during the year. He said at TEN, production was impacted by the delayed start-up …

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