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Korley Klottey Municipal Swears In 17 Assembly Members

Seventeen members of the Klottey Korley Municpal Assembly have been sworn into office. The members were made up of 11 elected members and 6 government appointees including 50 unit committee members. Her Worship Felicia Anane Antwi, supervising Judge, led the members to swear an oath of allegiance, official oath and of secrecy on Thursday, 23rd January, 2020. Hon. Adjei Tawiah, …

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Badu Bonsu II; the King whose head was preserved in a jar in a laboratory

The leader of the Ahanta tribe in the Western Region and a Ghanaian king Badu Bonsu II was executed in 1838 by the Dutch. The Kundum festival is celebrated by the people of Ahanta and Nzema in the Western Region. King Badu Bonsu II King Badu Bonsu II, who was leader of the Ahanta tribe, is believed to have been …

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Ghanaian men are liars – Paulina Oduro

Legendary Ghanaian highlife musician and actress Paulina Oduro has expressed her discontent at what she describes the “excessive lying nature of Ghanaian men”. According to the gifted musician, Ghanaian men were not attractive to her in her youthful age because they tell lies at the least provocation. As a result, she dated foreign men from Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. …

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Sports Check: Amankwah Mireku and Eric Bekoe preview Hearts vs Kotoko clash

The special edition of Sports Check features two men who at their peak of were the toast of fans of their respective clubs. GhanaWeb Sports Editor, Daniel Oduro engages Kotoko’s Eric Bekoe and Hearts’ Amankwah Mireku in a riveting conversation that forms part of GhanaWeb’s comprehensive build-up to the super clash on Sunday. While Bekoe’s heroism centres on the avalanche …

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GSS to recruit 6000 field officers for Eastern Region

Mr John Foster Agyaho, the Principal Statistician, has said the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) would recruit 6000 field officials for Eastern Region to collect data in this year’s Population and Housing Census (PHC). The District Census Officers (DCOs) who would supervise activities of Field Officers have already been recruited. Mr Agyaho indicated that application for Field Officers were opened and …

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Cocoa farmers urged to seek advice in the application of chemicals

Nana Karikari Addo, Managing Director of the Quality Control Company of COCOBOD, has asked cocoa farmers to make maximum use of extension officers and always seek technical advice in the use and application of chemicals in their farms. This, according to him, would help maintain the quality of the country’s cocoa beans and strengthen its position as the premium supplier …

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‘Clearing Agent’ Akufo-Addo encourages his appointees to compete in corruption – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the Akufo-Addo government of being “the biggest enabler and promoter” of corruption in the country setting the pace for his appointees to outdo one another in corruption. A statement signed by the party’s National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, indicated that results prove that the President had failed to implement measures to eradicate corruption …

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Chief Justice petitioned to remove Judge on NCA trial

Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie, the first accused person in the National Communications Authority (NCA) case involving the purchase of an Israeli spy device, has petitioned the Chief Justice, Kwesi Ani Yeboah, to remove the trial judge, Justice Eric Kyei Baffour, because he is afraid the judge, will not give him a fair trial. In the petition dated January 20, 2020, Mr Baffoe-Bonnie, …

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How the wedding of Joe Appiah and a British lady stirred the world in 1953

Joe Appiah from Gold Coast (now Ghana), the first Ghanaian to marry (Lady Peggy Cripps) from the British Empire`s Upper class. Early Life Mr. Joe Appiah, born Joseph Emmanuel Appiah on Nov. 16, 1918 in Kumasi, was known as Joe in politics and used the shorter name as the author of several books. He was a Ghanaian lawyer, politician and …

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Ghana will never have peace until KIA is changed to Kwame Nkrumah International Airport – Sonnie Badu

Ghanaian UK-based gospel artiste Sonnie Badu has stated that Ghana will never know peace until the Kotoka International Airport is changed to Kwame Nkrumah International Airport. According to the multiple award-winning artiste, Kotoka is sitting at the gateway of Ghana and that is doing the country more harm than good thus the government should not hesitate in changing the name …

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