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Mahama disappointed over terror alert leak

President John Dramani Mahama has expressed dissatisfaction over the apparent lack of secrecy among the security agencies following the leak of a security signal [memo] that was meant for Regional Security Councils (REGSEC) on a planned terrorist attack in Ghana. The security signal had been sent from National Security to the 10 regional security councils (REGSEC) confirming a planned terrorist ...

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Pope Francis accepts resignation of Ghana’s Bishop Adanuty

The Head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Most Rev. Anthony Adanuty, the Bishop of the Keta-Akatsi Catholic diocese in the Volta region of Ghana. Bishop Adanuty who was said to have tendered in his resignation a year ago, after attaining the ‘ canonical’ age of 75 years, had his resignation confirmed by the ...

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Akufo-Addo writes to 13-year-old Atuahene Frimpong

The 2016 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated a young Ghanaian genius who was invited to the White House. Simon-Peter, an 8th-grader from Aurora, Colorado, is one of over 100 top science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students from across the USA who were invited to the 2016 White House Science Fair, Wednesday, ...

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Malian ‘terrorist’ confirms planned attack on Ghana

Ghana’s national security sources have confirmed that a possible terrorist attack on the country is real, following the confessions of a Malian terrorist who is being interrogated as the brain behind the Grand Bassam attacks in Cote D’Ivoire. The suspect is being investigated by the Ivorian security agencies for terrorism. In a security alert sent to all the country’s security ...

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Teacher ponders suicide over unpaid salary

A teacher at Gambaga in the East Mumprusi District of the Northern Region, has told Citi News he is being haunted by thoughts of committing suicide following delays in the payment of his salary arrears for nearly four years. The 35-year old teacher [name withheld] who has been working since 2012, says he has received only three months of his ...

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Police yet to arrest minister after court order

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) is yet to take action on the orders of a Ho High Court for the arrest of the Minister of Works and Housing, Water Resources, Dr Kwaku Agyemang Mensah to appear before the court on Friday, April 15. The court presided over by Mr Justice Patrick Baayeh issued a bench warrant for the arrest ...

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Police urge calm over terror prophecy

The Ghana Police Service has asked the general public to remain calm in the wake of a terrorist attack prophecy by Prophet T.B. Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations. The police issued a statement Monday afternoon assuring the public that the security agencies have jointly put adequate measures in place to forestall any terrorist attacks or ...

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Video: TB Joshua predicts ‘foreign attack’ on Ghana, Nigeria

TB Joshua

Popular Nigerian Prophet, JB Joshua, has asked members of his Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) to pray against planned ‘foreign attacks’ on Ghana and Nigeria. A 2:56s video culled from a live sermon on Sunday April 10 that aired on the Emmanuel TV channel shows the prophet urging thousands of his SCOAN congregants to begin sporadic prayers for the ...

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NDC damns research predicting a run-off victory for NPP

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it is unfazed by another research that has put the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the umbrella family in the November 7 polls. Findings from a Senior Lecturer at the Statistics Department of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ezekiel Nii Noye Nortey, has revealed that none of the two political parties ...

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Govt’s next-term will advance socio-economic status – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has said Ghanaians should give him another term for his administration to implement a livelihood and income generating development programme to improve the socio-economic well-being of Ghanaians from 2017 to 2020. The President explained that: “No nation in the world could witness an accelerated development in the life of its populace without a conscious improvement in ...

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Dumsor likely to return in 2 weeks – Gov’t

The Ministry of Power has indicated that the country may fall back into another load shedding in the next two weeks. This news comes a few weeks after President John Mahama told Parliament in his state of the nation that his government had overcome the four-year old crisis following a fairly stable power supply since January. According to the Power ...

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Panama Papers exposé haunting Kufuor – NDC

Deputy General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), George Lawson has described as inaccurate, account of former President Kufuor’s claim to have put up the Ho Polytechnic and Ho hospital as part of his achievements in the Volta region. According to him, President Kufuor goofed for saying he built the Ho Polytechnic while in actual fact the PNDC/NDC ...

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Over 100 school children on excursion involved in accident

Exhibition in Dansoman, Thursday. Scores of the children had cuts on their heads. They were on their way for an excursion to the Kasoa Mall when the brake of the bus they were travelling in for an excursion failed. “I was descending the hill when I lost control of the steering wheel. I didn’t want to go down the main ...

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Headmaster, 2 others arrested over WASSCE leakage

Three people including the Headmaster of Ascension Senior High School in the Ashanti region have been arrested over examination malpractices which have hit the country. The two others are a female Literature Teacher of the same school and a student. According to West African Examination Council (WAEC) officials, the trio attempted to sneak answers to candidates who were writing the ...

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