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Fighting terrorism collectively promotes economic growth – President Mahama

From: George-Ramsey Benamba, GNA Special Correspondent, Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire Abidjan, March 22, GNA – President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday called on African countries to be vigilant in order to ward off any imminent terrorists attacks in the region. “We live in dangerous times and we therefore need to be more vigilant by sharing useful information that will help …

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Contesting Klottey seat not demotion — Eva Lokko

The 2012 Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Ms Eva Naa Merley Lokko, has discounted suggestions by a section of the public that her bid to contest the Klottey Korle parliamentary seat is a demotion. According to the former Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), Klottey Korle would be an easy seat to grab for the PPP …

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I will “beg” Nii Noi to revert his decision – Dr. Tuffour

A member of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Council of Elders, Dr. Kwame Amoako Tuffour has said he will personally ‘kneel’ before Nii Noi Nortey and “beg” him to rescind his decision to contest the Klottey Korley constituency seat as an independent candidate. The NPP member explained that – the party “Need Nii Noi just as Nii Noi needs the …

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Ursula: ‘Stan countlessly embarrassed presidency’

Presidential staffer Stan Dogbe has brought embarrassment to the presidency on “countless occasions”, Ablekuma West MP Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has said, and wondered why President John Mahama has treated him with kid gloves. Citing examples, Mrs Owusu-Ekuful said the president did nothing to reprimand Mr Dogbe when he brought shame to the presidency by smashing a reporter’s recorder last year. Mr …

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Error Brochure Saga: Mahama To Sack Presidential Aides

There are strong indications that President John Mahama is set to relieve some of his appointees who have become a source of embarrassment to the presidency of their posts. The latest embarrassment is the error-riddled brochure for the 59th Independence Anniversary celebration. A very reliable source told DAILY GUIDE yesterday that the president was becoming increasingly worried about the way …

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Its an election season, choose your words carefully – MCE

Agona Swedru (C/R), Mar. 7, GNA – Mr Samuel Oppong, Agona West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has cautioned Ghanaians to be careful about choice of words during the partisan campaign period. He said “I would like to remind us all we are in an election year and we need to exercise a lot of patience so as not to infuriate …

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Ghana is 59 years old

Accra, March 6, GNA – Ghana marks its 59th birthday today with a colourful national parade of schoolchildren and contingents of security personnel at the Independence Square in Accra to be addressed by President John Dramani Mahama. Simultaneous regional and district parades would be held across the country during which representatives of President Mahama would take the national salute and …

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One word can set Ghana ablaze – Communication Expert

Ho, Feb. 29, GNA – The Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) has called on Journalists to avoid the usage of words that have the potential of setting the country on the path of conflict during this electoral period. “Ghana is at an electoral cross road as scores of the public claiming to be overnight electoral experts are …

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Ga West MCE inspects projects

Amasaman (GAR) Feb. 29, GNA – Mr. Sam Atukwai Quaye, the Municipal Chief Executive for Ga West, has inspected completed and ongoing projects being undertaken by the Assembly in the Municipality. The projects include a multi modern complex hospital building with facilities like Out-Patient Department (OPD), Dispensary, Dental and Maternity Wards, Children’s Ward and a Healthcare Unit, to serve the …

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All political vigilantes must be disbanded – High Commissioner

Tamale, Feb. 25, GNA – Jon Benjamin, British High Commissioner to Ghana, has advised political parties in the country to disband all political vigilante groups across the country for a peaceful 2016 general election. He said the existence of such groups in the country was inconsistent with modern democratic governance saying; “we do not think that maintaining groups of party …

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