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Neo-colonialist Rawlings was hired to destroy Ghana – CPP Elder

A member of the Council of Elders with the Convention People’s Party (CPP) and former legislator, Madam Elisabeth Enning has lambasted former President Rawlings for his comments describing Nkrumahists as criminals. The former President of Ghana addressing a delegation from the Association of Cuban-Trained Ghanaian Professionals at his residents described some politicians claiming to pursue the ideals of Ghana’s President, …

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Police to shut down social media on election day

The Ghana Police Service has said it is considering shutting down social media services in the country on  November 7, the day of the general elections. According to the Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor, the abuse of social media platforms by both political parties and ordinary Ghanaians has often created unnecessary tension in the country. He believes that given the …

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East Ashiyie residents stage demo over bad roads

Residents of East Ashiyie, in the Adentan Municipality on Wednesday demonstrated against the poor nature of the road leading to Kpone Akatamanso, Ashaiman and its environs. The angry residents wielded placards with inscriptions and blocked a section of the road, preventing commercial and private drivers from plying the road, while chanting “no road, no campaign,” “no water, no campaign.” According …

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I will scrap AU holiday if… –Nduom

The Founder of the Progressive People’s Party, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has opined that Ghana does not need a holiday to commemorate the African Union Day. 25th May of every year is set aside as a statutory holiday in member countries in Africa. But Dr. Nduom in his recent post on Facebook said such holiday reduces productivity hence must be …

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Prisons Ambassador calls on Lt General Smith

Lieutenant General Joseph Henry Smith, Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States, has tasked the Security Services to ensure that applicants with the right track records are recruited. He said proper scrutiny of applicants would prevent the situation, where miscreants find their way into the security agencies to perpetrate crime. A statement issued in Accra said Lt Gen Smith was speaking …

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Constitution causing leadership crisis in Ghana – Dr. Armah Viam

Executive Director of VIAM, a Civil Society Organisation, Prince Armah Viam has opined that Ghana is currently suffering from leadership crisis as a result of too much power assigned to our leaders by the Constitution of the Republic. Speaking in an interview with Nyankonton Mu Nsem, Mr. Viam said too much power has been given to leaders in the country, …

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Time has come to think about nuclear energy – Pratt

Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr., has advised government to consider nuclear energy as an alternative to the erratic electricity supply in the nation. According to Mr. Pratt, Ghana cannot continue to rely on her traditional ways of generating and supply of electricity. He noted on Peace FM’s Kokrokoo that the way forward to improve the energy …

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Gospel musician mentioned in JB Danquah’s murder

Two informants who had the opportunity to speak on Montie FM, tried to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of the late Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu,(MP) for Abuakwa North, by making lot of interesting revelations about the circumstances that led to the arrest of Daniel Asiedu the alleged killer with gospel musician cum policeman Kofi Sarpong’s name popping up as a …

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Teachers to hit the streets over unpaid salary

The over three thousand unpaid teachers who served notice of picketing at the Finance Ministry over unpaid salaries for over three years, but had to call it off due to the ban on noise making, are back in the news, warning of a mammoth demonstration if government fails to address their concern. The decision to call off their strike followed …

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Ayariga threatens to take EC to court if…

Founder of the All People’s Congress (APC) Hassan Ayariga says he will sue the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) if it fails to implement its regulation to ban political parties not in good standing from contesting the 2016 elections. The Commission has given parties up to May 31 to submit audited reports in order to renew their certificates. The EC …

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