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Mahama boys play tribal card

Social Democratic Forum, a group affiliated to opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has caused uproar in the party by claiming that plans by former President John Dramani Mahama to lead the party again to the 2020 presidential election are being thwarted from within. They attacked NDC gurus from the Volta Region, which is the stronghold […]Read More
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IMF, World Bank are useless – Otabil

Founder and Leader of International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Dr. Mensa Otabil, has charged African leaders to ignore policy projections and predictions by foreign actors such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank and create their own reality. According to Pastor Otabil, policy projections by these experts do not reflect the reality of […]Read More
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Tension in Ghana Armed Forces

The emergence of internal documents detailing how soldiers (other ranks) who have served the mandatory 25 years can apply for two years of extension has ignited grumbling in the Ghana Army. The Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, upon assumption of office, assured serving army personnel that their contract for […]Read More
Regional

Turn Atewa into national park

The Council of Ghanaian Chiefs (CoGhaC) in collaboration with members of the Okyeman Foundation and the Ghanaian Community in Amsterdam have urged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to turn the Atewa Forest Reserve into a national park. That, in the estimation of these groups, would inure to the benefit of the country, instead of allowing […]Read More
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FDA seizes fake Postinor 2

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has impounded 8,320 packets of fake medicines and tobacco products at five border communities in the Volta Region. The products, concealed in cartons and sacks and labelled as food products, were seized in Ho, Dabala, Shia, Nyive and Aflao. At a press briefing in Accra Tuesday, the Chief Executive […]Read More
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10-year-old girl crushed to death

A 10-year-old girl, Abena Tetteh, has been crushed to death by an Opel Astra Taxi with registration Number GR 9378V. The incident occurred Monday at Omenekpo a community in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region. The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Atua Government Hospital Morgue. Meanwhile, the driver […]Read More
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Mason remanded for defiling four-year-old girl

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded into Police custody, a 48-year-old mason over allegations that he sexually assaulted a four-year-old girl at Odorkor-Tipper, a suburb of Accra. Akwasi Yeboah, charged with defilement pleaded not guilty. He is to reappear on August 20 before the court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku. Prosecuting, Chief Inspector […]Read More
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Akufo-Addo covering up his shame – Mogtari

Special Aide to former President John Dramani Mahama, Joyce Bawah Mogtari has questioned claims President Akufo-Addo was misled into approving the controversial AMERI deal. A publication by pro-government newspaper, ‘The Statesman’ suggested that the government had made a U-turn with the renegotiated AMERI deal after it gave its approval for Parliamentary consideration. Read More
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NIA workers on warpath

Workers of the National Identification Authority (NIA) are threatening to embark on a sit-down strike for non-payment of their three months salary. The workers say despite persistent appeals to the management to pay their salaries, they have been asked to wait until they sign their appointment letters first. According to them, they will embark on […]Read More
Politics

I’m in the race – Spio writes to NDC

A flag bearer-hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, has officially written to the leadership of the party to announce his intention to run for president on the party’s ticket. The NDC has set 7 December 2018 for its presidential primaries ahead of the 2020 polls. This was announced by General Secretary Johnson […]Read More
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More legal trouble for Charlotte Osei

Staff of the Electoral Commission (EC) whose petition caused the removal of Mrs Charlotte Osei as EC Chairperson have also dragged her to the Special Prosecutor. The two, Forson Ampofo and Godsway Dadjoe, filed a petition at the Office of Special Prosecutor, requesting that the dismissed EC boss be prosecuted for causing financial loss to […]Read More
Regional

Three killed in gory accident at Adansi-Fomena

Three persons have been confirmed dead after the vehicles they were on board were involved in an accident on the road between Adansi-Fomena and Adansi-Asokwa in the Ashanti Region, Saturday. The accident which happened around 8:30pm involved a truck with registration number AE 3323-13, Toyota Hillock with registration number GR7137-15 and a saloon car with […]Read More