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Elections not won at EC headquarters – Haruna to NPP

The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations Haruna Iddrisu has hit back at pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) group, Let My Vote Count Alliance (LMVCA) and the party for embarking on series of demonstrations in the country to compel the Electoral Commission (EC) to implement what it describes as validation of the country’s electoral register

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Update: 4 injured in another Presidential Press Corps accident

Four people sustained injuries on Thursday night when one of the vehicles in the presidential convoy was involved in an accident. President John Dramani Mahama was on his way to Agordake in the Volta Region to commission a pontoon when the accident occurred between Ekye Amanfrom and Agordake around 7pm. The accident vehicle was a Toyota Landcruiser which had been ...

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Terrorism: U.S. to help Ghana with contingency simulation

The United States of America has expressed its readiness to support Ghana’s anti-terrorism efforts with a simulation exercise. This came to light at a press meeting for editors of some selected media houses at the American Embassy in Accra on Friday 15 April 2016. The eight-day joint readiness exercise, dubbed ‘Epic Guardian’, will commence on 26 April 2016. The programme ...

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EC boss acting like a ‘criminal’ – Wontumi

It’s unclear the rancor between the NPP’s Regional Chairman, Bernard Antwi Boasiako and the Electoral Commission Boss, Mrs. Charlotte Osei – but the NPP chairman has always had something to say about the credibility of the commissioner. Bernard Antwi Boasiako popularly known as ‘Chairman Wontumi’ has for some time now tagged the EC boss as a member of the incumbent ...

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Nine Ghanaians have joined ISIS – Dr. Antwi Danso

Senior fellow at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy Dr Vladimir Antwi Danso says there are nine Ghanaians currently with Islamist militant group ISIS, and not two as being speculated in the media. The National Security Co-coordinator, Mr. Yaw Donkor, confirmed last year that two Ghanaians have joined the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS): ...

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Okudzeto, others disrupted my Legon lecture – Nana Konadu

Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, has accused some government officials including a Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Tertiary, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, of plotting to disrupt a lecture that was to be delivered by her at the University of Ghana campus on Friday. The leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP) specifically mentioned the name of Samuel ...

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Gitmo detainees don’t expose Ghana to terrorism – US Ambassador

The US Ambassador to Ghana has rejected suggestions that the presence of the two Guantanamo detainees could be a reason for the increased threat of terrorism in Ghana. Speaking at his first media round table dominated by issues relating to peace and security, Ambassador Robert Jackson says Ghana and US security forces are set to bring a series of training ...

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I was never consulted on transfer of Gitmo 2 detainees – Akufo-Addo

, is still insisting that he was never consulted about the transfer of the two Guantanamo Bay detainees to Ghana. His denial was spurred by online publications suggesting that the former Foreign Affairs Minister was consulted prior to the arrival of the two Yemeni nationals who are currently being integrated into the Ghanaian society. Akufo-Addo in a statement signed and ...

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Akufo-Addo had reservations about Gitmo 2 – US Ambassador

The United States government has revealed that the Presidential Candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, expressed “definite reservations” about the decision of the US to transfer two former Guantanamo Bay detainees to Ghana, when he was consulted on the issue. “Akufo-Addo was consulted and since I didn’t consult him I don’t want to mis-characterize ...

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Teacher impregnates mother and daughter

Residents at Duaso in the Western Region are in a state of shock after news broke that, one Daniel Andani a pupil teacher at Royal Preparatory School has allegedly impregnated a mother and her daughter after having an affair with the two. Daniel Andani has secretly dated his victims for sometime now resulting in the pregnancies. The news broke out ...

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