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Ghanaians need befitting roads not befitting burials – Radio presenter

A radio presenter in Sunyani, Ms Melvina Frimpong Manso has stated that Ghanaians need befitting roads and not befitting burials for the nation to derive maximum benefit from the contributions of its professionals. She therefore appealed to the responsible state entities like the Ministry of Roads and Highways as well as the Departments of Urban and Feeder Roads to be …

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Be guided by interest of Togolese people – Akufo-Addo tells opposition leaders

President Akufo-Addo has urged the government, and the leaders of Togo’s Opposition, to be guided, always, by Togo’s interests, as well as the interests of the Togolese people, in a bid to find a lasting solution to the on-going political impasse in that country. He said, the desire of the Togolese people “for a better life, their desire to live …

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Amidu’s appointment shows Nana Addo is serious – Rawlings

Following the appointment of former Attorney General, Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor, former President Jerry John Rawlings has called on Japan and other developed countries to refrain from holding back in offering support to Ghana. Speaking in a meeting with the new Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, Tsutomu Himeno, Mr. Rawlings said: “the appointment of Amidu as Special Prosecutor from outside …

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An enactment of slavery in the 16th to 19th century by The De’Blessing Foundation founded by some unfortunate drop outs in La The Foundation which organises classes for pupils and students in the vicinity fetes them yearly Prior to this year’s party, the youngsters led by the group’s vice chairman, Nii Osa Kunta Kinte re-enacted scenes from times of the …

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Don’t charge unapproved fees – Akufo-Addo advises SHS heads

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says no headmaster or headmistress of any Senior High School in the country is to charge any unapproved or illegal fees, or charge fees already exempted under the Free SHS policy. According to President Akufo-Addo, he knows there are a handful of reactionary elements in the country who are determined to …

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Two ‘NADMO officers’ arrested for extortion

Two persons, who posed as safety officers of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) and allegedly extorted money from fuel station owners in Agona Swedru, have been arrested. According to the Agona Swedru District Police Command, the two – 53-year-old Laura Winifred Ntow and Evans Fynn, 34 – had been going round fuel stations in the area under the pretext …

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Ahafo MPs back proposals for new region

Members of Parliament (MPs) from constituencies in the Ahafo areas in the Brong Ahafo Region are backing calls for the creation of a new region from the existing territory. According to them, the split would promote peace, unity and cohesion in the development of the area. The MPs demonstrated their support and commitment by making donations of GH¢ 5,000.00 each …

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Alcohol ads ban: Errant media houses to be prosecuted

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says media houses who blatantly disregard its directive against the advertisement of alcoholic beverages before 8pm will be dragged to court. The Authority said it has been compelled to take the decision due to the consistent failure of a number of media houses to heed the ban. The FDA, in January 2018, said it …

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‘Old age’ won’t stop Special Prosecutor – Casley Hayford

Anti-corruption crusader Sydney Casley Hayford has dismissed concerns that Special Prosecutor nominee Martin Amidu might be too old to head the new Office. Former Deputy Attorney General, Dominic Ayine, has filed a suit at the Supreme Court challenging 66-year-old Amidu’s nomination for the post arguing that he had exceeded the maximum age of retirement in the public service. According to …

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Ken Agyapong makes shocking revelation about how NPP won 2016 election

Controversially outspoken New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central Constituency, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong has eventually made the long-awaited revelation about how the ruling NPP won the 2016 election. The fearlessly outspoken lawmaker and philanthropist had early last year dared his party that he would spill the beans on how the New Patriotic Party (NPP) won the 2016 …

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