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6 dead, several injured in Kasoa-Winneba road accident

Six people are feared dead and several others severely injured in a car crash on the Kasoa-Winneba road, Poilce say. The unfortunate incident happened at Gomoa-Buduatta junction in the Central Region at about 10:45pm on Thursday, March 17 while it was raining heavily, ASP John Adika of Ojobi District Police confirmed. According to eyewitnesses, a Mercedes Benz Sprinter bus with ...

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We’re being maltreated – MPs’ drivers

Some drivers of lawmakers are accusing their bosses and parliament of neglect and maltreatment. They claim their conditions of service are appalling despite risking their lives to convey Members of Parliament and their families to and fro their constituencies and parliament. Lawmakers usually engage their drivers themselves without recourse to the institution of parliament. But the drivers are angry at ...

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One injured in Cedi House explosion

One person has been severely injured as a result of an explosion that occurred at the power room of the Cedi House in Accra. The man who is a worker at the electricity department at the Cedi House happened to be in front of the room at the time of the incident, according to eyewitnesses. “He suffered severe burns on ...

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Parliament must protest Mahama’s embarrassment – Foh-Amoaning

Mr. Moses Foh-Amoaning, the Executive Secretary and Spokesperson for the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values, has called on parliament to pass a resolution protesting against the hostile attitude of Scottish parliamentarians to President John Dramani Mahama over LGBT rights. On Anopa Kasapa on Kasapa 102.3 FM, the astute Lawyer said: “the protest by the MSPs ...

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I don’t know Ghana’s position on gay rights – Victor Smith

Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, H.E Ambassador Victor Emmanuel Smith says he is unable to state what Ghana’s position is on the issue of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. His comments come after Minority MPs in the Scottish Parliament stormed out of their parliament upon arrival of the President John Mahama who is on a state ...

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High court not fit to hear Zanetor’s case – Lawyer

Lawyers for Dr. Zanetor Rawlings in her ongoing eligibility trial are challenging the jurisdiction of the High court to hear the case. According to the lawyers, such constitutional matters should be left with the Supreme Court to interpret. The incumbent Klottey Korle MP Nii Armah Ashitey, who was defeated in the NDC primary, is challenging the propriety of the daughter ...

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Akufo-Addo accepts Mahama debate challenge

NPP leader, Nana Akufo-Addo, has accepted a challenge thrown to him by President John Mahama for a debate on national issues ahead of this year’s elections. During an interview with TV 3 on Monday, the President had said the NPP leader has made many controversial comments about how the country is being run, indicating a debate would unearth the truth. ...

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MPs who voted for $92m deal thieves – Amoako Baah

All the Members of Parliament who voted in favour of the passage of the allegedly bloated $92 million rural electrification contract between the Government of Ghana and a Chinese firm – which used local firm Smarttys as a front – are “thieves”, political science lecturer Dr Richard Amoako Baah has said. “If they say somebody is trying to steal money ...

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I’ve not accused CJ of wrongdoing – Anas

Investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has denied some reports suggesting that he has accused the Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood of wrongdoing in the processes leading to the removal of some judges who were implicated in his judicial corruption exposé. Some media reports on Monday suggested that Anas had pointed out that the Chief Justice erred when she identified Tiger ...

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Mahama meets Bob Okala three days before his death

President John Dramani Mahama has revealed the legendary stand-up comedian, Bob Okala, who collapsed and died on stage in the early hours of Sunday was a good friend and that he met him before his death. He said the last time he saw the popular comedian, who he said was a regular visitor to his home, was last Thursday when ...

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False prophets deceiving people – Most Rev. Asante

President of the National Peace council, Most Rev. Emmanuel Asante has questioned the clerical authority of some self-acclaimed prophets in the country. According to him, these “so called prophets” are only exploiting the belief of the public under the guise of miracles and spiritual intervention. Over the years, the number of self-acclaimed pastors and prophets have increased from various denominational ...

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Mahama condemns brutal attacks on Cote D’Iviore, Turkey

President John Mahama has condemned the attacks on Cote D’Iviore and Turkey in which at least 16 people have died. In a statement, the President described as despicable the terrorists’ attacks on the two countries Sunday. Whilst the terrorists struck in Cote d’Ivoire at their Grand Bassam beach resort, the attacks in Turkey occurred at the Kizilay district. President Mahama ...

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Ghana’s security partnerships based on false presumptions – Aning

Security Expert, Dr Emmanuel Kwesi Aning has said that Ghana’s security partnerships both local and international are based on a false presumption of consistent access to information from partners. He said the make-believe by the government that it would be informed by its international partners of any security breaches, has proven to be misguided given the recent security breaches in ...

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BoG governor to resign?

Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) Dr Henry Kofi Wampah is likely to exit from the bank soon as pressure mounts on him to do so. Dr Henry Kofi Wampah for some time now has been criticized over his approach in managing a number of issues in the sector he regulates. Top among them is the management of the ...

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British ‘drug lord’ pleads not guilty

David McDermott, the fugitive son-in-law of governor of the Bank of Ghana Kofi Wampah has appeared in court. McDermott pleaded not guilty to an Accra Court that sat on his case, for the first time. He was arrested last week as the last man wanted in connection with a plot to import 400 kilos of cocaine into the United Kingdom. ...

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