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Message From Modern Women Of Wisdom On World Women’s Day

Women over the years have become lost in a perpetual state of been cheerleaders for our male counterparts. Many women find it difficult to appreciate themselves because society puts pressure on them to be completely selfless. Any attempt at self- nurturing and self- love is condemned, eliciting accusations of been selfish and narcissistic, of not been an adequate wife, mother, …

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West Blue Consulting Schooled Journalists On National Single Window

A one day workshop for Ghanaian and Nigerian journalists to sensitize them on the National single window has been held at the Royal senchi, Akosombo, in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The workshop, organized by West Blue consulting afforded journalists the opportunity to understand what the national single window is about and the benefit it is to the country when …

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Breaking: Gas tanker skids off road, overturns at Kasoa

A gas tanker has overturned at Tetegu Juntion on the Kasoa road, causing a huge traffic and endangering lives. The Wednesday morning incident on the Weija-Kasoa section of the N1 Highway is causing fear and panic among residents as gas has begun leaking. Personnel from the Ghana Fire Service have been drenching the tanker with water to prevent an explosion. …

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Brochure gate: ISD Director implicates Presidency; angry staff demand fresh apology

The Angry staff of the Information Services Department have demanded that their embattled director Francis Kwarteng retracts a statement he issued in which he took responsibility for embarrassing errors made in Ghana’s 59th Independence Anniversary Brochure. The staff want the director to officially clarify that the error-ridden brochures were not done by the staff of the department. The Director who …

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We need a new Constitution — Nana Akuoko Sarpong

The Omanhene of the Agogo Traditional Area, Nana Kwame Akuoko Sarpong, has called for a new constitution that will reflect the realities of the Ghanaian system. He said the current Constitution was a blend of the Westminster and the American systems which had failed to tackle the realities of the Ghanaian situation. For him, rather than resorting to a constitutional …

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Give Accra fiscal autonomy – Mayor

For the city of Accra to be counted among renowned cities like New York and London, Ghana’s national capital must be given fiscal autonomy, Mayor Alfred Vanderpuije has proposed. “If we really meant the operation of district assemblies then let’s do it right. At 59 [years], Accra as one of the major, oldest cities in West Africa and Africa, should …

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I am not NDC – Asantehene

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has dismissed rumours that he is a member of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), saying he is a Ghanaian and a father figure for his kinsmen. He said he was neither a member nor an appendage of a particular group of people but was interested in the well-being of every Ghanaian and the …

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Stan Dogbe fingered in error-ridden Indece brochure

The Chairman of the 59th Independence Anniversary Planning Committee, Commodore Steve Obimpeh, has said questions surrounding the errors in the official anniversary brochure should be directed at Presidential Staffer, Stan Dogbe, because he is “responsible for the brochure.” After an impressive and colourful Independence Day ceremony which was graced by two African Heads of State, the numerous errors in the …

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‘Independence is a state of mind’ – Ghanaians to Mahama on facebook

Some Ghanaians have expressed mixed reactions,mostly criticism, to President John Mahama’s Facebook post in which he stated that the country has never looked backwards in the last 59 years and that independence is a state of mind. Ahead of Sunday’s Independence Day celebration, President Mahama on Saturday night posted on Facebook: “we have, in keeping with our independence looked forward, …

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AMA demolishes structures on waterways in Chokor

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has demolished illegal structures at Chemunaa, a suburb of Chorkor in Accra. These structures are known to block the water ways in the area leading to flooding whenever it rained. Mr Joseph A. Okine, the head of AMA task force that facilitated the demolition exercise, said the structures were sitting on drains and had become …

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