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Former Ghalca boss warns Ghana FA boss over autonomous Premier League

Former Ghana League Clubs Association (Ghalca) chairman Alhaji Ali Raji has expressed his surprise at the move by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to make the national football league an autonomous entity. The Executive Council of the football governing body, under the leadership of new GFA president Kurt Okraku, has announced commencing activities towards making the Premier League independent. According to the …

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Coronavirus: Sunyani hawkers complain about closure of Bosoma market

Hawkers in the Sunyani Municipality have complained about the closure of the Nana Bosoma market by city authorities. The situation, they told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in a market survey, had slowed down their economic activities affecting their livelihoods. As part of measures to control the spread of the COVID-19 disease in the Sunyani Municipality, the ‘city’ authorities have some weeks …

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Businesses in Western Region commend government for interventions

The business community in the Western Region has commended the Government for implementing measures targeted at stimulating economic growth in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the key measures are the establishment of a COVID-19 Alleviation Programme and the Business Support Scheme for businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to facilitate economic recovery. In separate interviews with the Ghana News Agency, leaders of some …

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We endorse Bernard Mornah’s ‘we’ll kill each other’ comment – NDC

The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said it endorses and subscribes to the caution made by the Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC) Bernard Mornah to the Electoral Commission (EC) in respect of the potential outbreak of political violence at registration centers, as a result of the exclusion of the existing voters ID card from the list …

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Police impound taxi cab conveying 5 stolen goats

The Police in the Central Region have impounded a taxi cab with five live goats which were abandoned by suspected thieves during an inspection by the police at Bawjiase in the Central Region. The Central Regional Police Public Relations Officer, (PRO) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Irene Oppong told the Ghanaian Times in Accra yesterday. She said the Bawjiase police …

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Whether or not we will register is immaterial – Peter Otokunor

Some political pundits have asked communication members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) if they will take part in the new Voters registration exercise following their opposition. The NDC has sworn to resist the EC’s decision to compile a new voters register despite several reasons given by the Commission. Many have wondered if they will take part in the exercise …

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Public outrage over ‘sickening monetization’ of NPP primary election

Swathes of voters in the Ejisu Constituency have publicly expressed disapproval of what they cast as “sickening monetization” of the governing New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) primaries to pick a candidate for the upcoming parliamentary election. The disturbing development, they say, is doing irreparable damage to faith in politics. The huge campaign spending they are seeing, is unmatched in the area’s …

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EC is not a ‘god’; Let them not think they have ‘unfettered powers’ – Kwesi Pratt

Seasoned journalist, Kwesi Pratt has chastised the Electoral Commission over their decision to compile a new voters’ register despite oppositions from Civil Society Groups, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and other political actors in the country. To him, the country’s electoral body is putting on airs of a “god”, acting as if it has “unfettered powers”. The Electoral Commission (EC) …

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Ghanaian landlords threatening health workers with ejection over virus fears

Landlords at New Edubiase in the Adansi South District are threatening to eject health workers from their houses for fear of being infected with the deadly Coronavirus. Dr Allah Tiertoore, Medical Superintendent of the New Edubiase government hospital, who made this known said the incessant threats of ejection was affecting the morale of the health workers in the community. Dr Tiertoore …

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Is Robert Mensah the wee-smoking goalkeeper Osei Kofi spoke about?

Reverend Osei Kofi caused stirs on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 with his revelation of a former Black Stars goalkeeper who was reluctant to feature in the final of an AFCON match because he had not had a puff of Indian hemp. Osei Kofi, though short of mentioning names gave hints which offered people insight into who the goalkeeper could be. …

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