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Akufo-Addo hosts Rawlings

Ghanaians have witnessed a growing bond of friendship between former President Jerry John Rawlings and President Akufo-Addo, glimpses of which were noticed prior to the last elections. The former president and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, were seen chatting heartily with President Akufo-Addo contrary to the cold reception accorded former President John Mahama at the funeral service. The former First …

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Don’t allow Kofi Annan to be buried in Switzerland – Allotey appeals

The Central Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is appealing to the family of late former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan to be buried in his home country, Ghana. Bernard Allotey Jacobs said such an important asset who has put Ghana’s name on the world map cannot be buried in a foreign country. His comment comes following …

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Otiko bows out of politics

The immediate past Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms. Otiko Afisa Djaba says she is bowing out of active politics. In an exclusive interview with the Daily Graphic in Accra Monday 20th, she hinted that she would want to take a long break after 13 years of active politics so that she could enjoy life with her children. …

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Stop Cargo Tracking Note – GIFF to government

The President of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF), Kwabena Ofosu-Appiah, has issued a one-week ultimatum to government to stop the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN). He said failure by the government to respond positively to their concerns, will result in a sit-down strike of GIFF’s 3,000 members. At a joint press conference with the Association of …

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Future budgets will reflect SDG targets – Ofori-Atta

To ensure that government’s spending and investments are in line with the SDGs, the policy objective segment of the chart of accounts (CoA) have been re-coded to include the SDGs targets, Ken Ofori-Atta has indicated. Policies used in past budgets had inferences from the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), making monitoring difficult through the policy segment of the national chart of …

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New AMERI deal will be transparent – Amewu assures

Mr. Amewu said this would be done to ensure better value for money and better transparency. “AMERI as a company is an ongoing institution. They are rational like any other person. What will be best for this country is what we will do. The engagement processes will be more in an open and consultative process,” he told Citi News. The …

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Delchris Africa participates in youth employment conference in Kigali

Management of Delchris Africa Limited, an Agro-processing company are participating in the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Youth Employment conference being held in Kigali, Rwanda from August 20 to August 21. The company is the producer of Packaged “Dzowoe or Dakoa” (spiced roasted groundnuts and maize cake) on the Ghanaian market. Ms Roseline Delali Ashigbui, the Founder and CEO of …

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5 Chinese illegal miners unable to produce passports and work permits in court

The five Chinese illegal miners who were arrested by the forestry commission taskforce in collaboration with the military at Bepotenten in the Amansie Central District, Ashanti Region on Thursday, August 2, 2018, have been granted police enquiry bail, pending investigations into the validity of their passports and working permits. The foreigners were engaged in illegal mining in the forest and …

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Kofi Annan protected us from our worst instincts

In every generation we depend on a few people of supreme decency and intelligence to hold the world together. In Jewish tradition, there are at all times 36 tzadikim, righteous people, without whom the world would perish. Kofi Annan was one of the righteous people, a man of extraordinary intelligence, decency, warmth and joy of life. He helped to keep …

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We inherited a Trade Fair lying flat on belly not on bended knee – Minister

A Deputy Minister for Trades and Industry Carlos Ahenkorah has lamented the state of deterioration of the Accra International Trade Fair Center. The once viable center of trade, a hub for business, fun and other social activities has been left to rot due to decades of poor maintenance. According to the Minister, the company has been reeling under huge judgment …

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