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Winneba to get Landing Beach Project

The Transport Minister has tasked the Effutu Municipal Assembly to partner the contractor of the Winneba Landing Beach Project to identify structures to be affected by the project for evaluation and compensation. Mr Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover, Deputy Transport Minister, who is also the Member of Parliament for Tema East, made the call at a day’s sensitization workshop to enlighten …

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We’re satisfied with Mills’ autopsy, stop act of ‘drunkenness’ – Family

Family of the late President John Atta Mills has asked politicians and the general public to respect the family and the late Professor and allow him to Rest In Peace. According to them, they are worried about the way some politicians are taking advantage of the death of their brother for their own parochial self- interest. Speaking on Okay FM’s …

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No Police officer in E/R has coronavirus – Regional Commander

Eastern Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Afful Boakye Yiadom, has revealed that none of his officers in the region has contracted the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) disease. “No infection has also been recorded among the prisoners in our custody,” he added. DCOP Boakye Yiadom was speaking during the launch of the disinfection and fumigation exercise of police facilities …

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‘Nothing to hide’ – Ablakwa wants MPs to openly declare coronavirus status

NDC MP for North Tongue, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has joined calls for Ghanaian lawmakers to make their Covid-19 status public. In a Facebook post, the former Education Minister under the Mahama administration said this would help in removing the stigma associated with the disease. “There should be nothing to hide. Let us lead by example and in a way that avoids …

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Information Services Department gets substantive director

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr Charles Wereko, the Acting Director of the Information Services Department (ISD), as the substantive Director, after a 20-year vacuum. His appointment takes retrospective effect from March 5, 2020, after being in acting position since December 18, 2018. The appointment was done in consultation with the Public Services Commission and the Civil Service Council to …

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Parliament reacts to Starr FM report on MPs coronavirus test

Parliament on Tuesday reacted to a report attributed to a radio station in Accra that two Members of Parliament and 13 staff have tested positive for COVID-19 following a voluntary test organised by the House last week. According to the report, which has reportedly gone viral on social media, the identities of the persons affected were yet to be disclosed. However, Majority Leader Osei …

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Student jailed for extortion over policewoman’s nude pictures

A Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced a 24-year-old student, Francis Aggrey, to three years imprisonment for extortion in his bid to circulate nude videos of his girlfriend, a policewoman. Aggrey, who was charged with two counts of conspiracy to crime and extortion, pleaded guilty. The court, presided over by Mr Emmanuel M. Essandoh, convicted Aggrey on his own plea …

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Old Tafo Assembly supports 16 more PWDs to start their businesses

The Old Tafo Municipal Assembly has presented various items to 16 selected Persons with Disability (PWDs) in the municipality to economically empower them. The beneficiaries were the second batch of PWDs to be supported in one month to establish their businesses after the same number also received similar support early this month. The procurement of the items presented to each …

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Akufo-Addo swears in Supreme Court justices Mensa-Bonsu, Yonny Kulendi

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 26th May, 2020, swore into office Justice Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu and Justice Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi as Justices of the Supreme Court. Outlining the credentials of Justice Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, whom he swore first, President Akufo-Addo described her as having stellar career in the worlds of academia and scholarship, female activism, international relations, public service …

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Bawumia calls on politicians to desist from insults ahead of 2020 elections

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that his outfit will be running a clean campaign hence all politicians must adhere to that ahead of the 2020 elections. He advised Ghanaians to desist from doing politics of insults. “We want a very free, fair and violent-free election. We won the power or mandate of the people when we were in opposition. …

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