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‘Ghosts’ on voters’ register ‘big problem to 50% turnout in referendum – Regional Minister

The Western Regional Minister, Dr Kwaku Afriyie has expressed concern about the number of ghost names on the voters register saying that may affect the outcome of the referendum on the creation of six new regions. Speaking to journalists whilst monitoring the ongoing referendum in the Western North area, which is to be carved out of the Western Region, Dr …

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Festus Tettey is new Promasidor Ghana Limited CEO

Promasidor Ghana Limited has announced the appointment of Mr Festus Tettey as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company effective January 1, 2019. Mr Tettey succeeds Mr Dirk Laeremans who has been CEO of Promasidor Ghana since 2014. According to a statement issued by Promasidor, Mr Tettey previously served as a Commercial Director of Promasidor Nigeria Limited. He …

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yawaso West Wuogon: Wereko-Ampim Opoku exits NPP race

A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Council of Elders for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency and aspirant for the vacant parliamentary seat, Nana Wereko-Ampim Opoku has withdrawn from the race and thrown his support behind Ato Ametor Williams. According to Nana Wereko-Ampim Opoku, his decision to withdraw from the race was taken in the best interest of the …

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Government to redevelop Axim Victoria Park into Ceremonial Grounds

Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs. Catherine Abelema Afeku on behalf of President Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for redevelopment of the Axim Victoria Park into a Ceremonial Grounds to boost tourism activities in the area. The Victoria Park is in front of Fort Saint Antonio, where national and local programmes are mostly held and serves as the …

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Ahafo gets 99.67 per cent YES votes for creation of new region

The people of the Ahafo enclave in the Brong-Ahafo Region have voted massively in support of the creation of proposed Ahafo Region. Out of a total of 307,108 eligible voters in the area, 227,663 representing 90.4 per cent turned out to participate in the referendum, reports Graphic Online’s Biiya Mukusah Ali. In all a total of 276,763 representing 99.67 per …

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Citi FM heads to Samsam Odumase for 2018 ‘Help A Christmas Child Project’

Citi FM is this morning joining the people of Samsam Odumase near Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region for the 2018 edition of its annual project, ‘Help A Christmas Child’. The project, which is under the Citi FM foundation, sees the station organise a party to bring some cheer to children in deprived communities. The annual Boxing Day trip is …

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CODEO deploys 50 observers for referendum on creation of new regions

A total of fifty (50) individuals will be deployed to observe the referendum on the creation of six new regions scheduled for December 27, 2018, Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has said. The deployment of the fifty observers is in line with the coalition’s objective of ensuring a transparent electoral process as well as rendering accountability to individuals. A …

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We’ve put our best foot forward for your security – IGP assures

The Ghana Police Service says it has put its best feet forward to ensure that Ghanaians and foreigners in the country enjoy their Christmas and New Year festivities devoid any major security breaches. Inspector General of Police David Asante-Apeatu, who gave the assurance on Christmas day said the Police have put in place pragmatic measures to ensure the safety of …

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There’ll be deaths if Akufo-Addo doesn’t speak on Menzgold – Angry customer threatens

An aggrieved customer of embattled gold trading hub, Menzgold insists she cannot allow her GH¢760,000 investments to be spent by owner Nana Appiah Menzah otherwise known as NAM 1 while president Akufo-Addo remains mute on the matter, MyNewsGh.com has filed. According to her, she has invested in the company and will ensure that every single penny is retrieved because it …

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We’ll pay former recruits by 2nd quarter of 2019 – YEA CEO

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), Justin Kodua Frimpong, has said the agency will pay all arrears owed recruits by the second quarter of 2019. The former recruits, most of whose tenure of service ended in July (2018) say the YEA has failed to pay their allowances for about nine months. The delay in payment has …

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