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Asiedu Nketia thrown out again

An Accra High Court has dismissed another application by the General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, to set aside the GH¢20 million defamation suit brought against him by the Chairman of the Audit Service Board, Prof. Dua Agyeman. The application was seeking to set aside Prof Dua Agyeman’s amended […]Read More
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The NDC executive who behaves like a ‘dog’

General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has likened the National Organiser of the opposition, Joshua Akamba to a dog. According to him, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) top executive is not clearheaded and does accord issues with sober thought before commenting or making a sound judgment of same. He was […]Read More
Business

Cocobod signs $300m Trade Facility

The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has reportedly signed a new three-year receiveables-backed trade finance facility of $300 million. A statement made available to DGN Online by the public affairs department of Cocobod says “the facility will be used to refinance Cocoa bills raised by Bank of Ghana on behalf of cocobod and/or to finance production […]Read More
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I didn’t leave seminary because of temptation – Deputy minister-designate

Alexander Kwodwo Kom Abban has revealed that he quit studying to become a priest after a lengthy discussion with his spiritual director and not because he couldn’t overcome the temptations of the flesh. The Deputy minister-designate for Health made his revelation when he appeared before Parliament’s Appointments Committee on Tuesday. According to Mr Abban, with […]Read More
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Thanks for rescinding your decision to quit politics – C/R NPP to Ken Agyapong

The Central Regional Executives of the ruling New Patriotic Party(NPP) have expressed gratitude to maverick Member of Parliament for Assin Central and party financier, Ken Agyapong for rescinding his decision to quit politics. The loudmouthed Legislator addressing party supporters at Nyankumasi within his constituency at the weekend announced that he was exiting politics Read More
Regional

Chereponi War: Ya Na intervenes

The Overlord of Dagbon, Ya Na Mahama Abukari has resolved to send a delegation to the troubled Chereponi District in the North East Region of the country to engage leaders of the Chokosi and Konkamba ethnic groups to broker peace after the two sides clashed, resulting in two deaths.Twenty communities have been ravaged with over […]Read More
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We’ll crush Chereponi troublemakers – REGSEC

The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has said it will use all legitimate means to crush those fanning the Chereponi conflict.Two people were killed in renewed clashes between the Chokosis and Kokombas in the newly-created North East Region, which is still being superintended by the authorities of the Northern Region until a substantive North East […]Read More
Business

Toyota, Suzuki, CFAO JV to produce cars in Ghana

Officials from Suzuki Motor Corporation, Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and CFAO have announced a joint venture to manufacture and distribute vehicles in Ghana. At a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Jubilee House in Accra, Mr. Koyote Suzuki, General Manager for the Middle East and Africa of Suzuki Motor Corporation, […]Read More
General

UEW Demo damage estimated at GHC2.5m

The Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba have stated that the estimated cost of damage caused the University after the violent protests on Thursday 14th March, 2019 is GH2.5m. The peaceful demonstration which the students promised to embark on turned violent leading to the destruction of properties belonging to the University of Education, […]Read More
Regional

Depoliticize crime and corruption – NCCE

Mr. John K. Yibile, Sissala East Municipal Director, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called for the need to depoliticise crime and corruption in order to arrest the canker in the Ghanaian society. He pointed out that no political party would survive if the Ghanaian perishes under the dissolvent action of partisan fanatism. Mr […]Read More
Politics

PPP gears up for Election 2020

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) is putting its house in order as it prepares to strongly contest the 2020 Election. In line with this, the party has set in motion preparations to organise the constituency, regional as well as the national elections which are expected to be completed before the end of this year. Already […]Read More
Regional

Police lab to be refurbished to fight crime

Government has injected GHC300,000 (3 billion old cedis) into resourcing the Forensic Laboratory of the Ghana Police Service to enable the facility to undertake DNA tests locally. The amount, which was released to the police administration about a month ago, will be used to replace obsolete equipment and the regular supply of necessary reagents the […]Read More
Regional

Otumfuo cautions queen mothers

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu has warned queen mothers in Ashanti Kingdom against the formation of associations that are intended to undermine the authority of chiefs. He said he has observed recent developments where queen mothers form associations and then travel to Accra to meet government officials for validation. Addressing the Asanteman council at the […]Read More