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God is alive, NDC will win 2016 polls – Tourism minister

Tourism Minister is prophesying the retention of President John Mahama after the 2016 November polls. Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu Agyare says God will not allow the good works of John Mahama to be in vain and will reward him with a second term. She was speaking on Lexis Bills’ personality profile segment on Drive Time, Thursday. “God is alive. NDC will ...

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I’m happy with Supreme Court’s ruling – Ramadan

Former National Youth Organiser of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Abu Ramadan who filed a suit to restrain the Electoral Commission (EC) from organizing the Abuakwa North by-election and the limited registration exercise says he is not disappointed with Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss his application for an injunction. Abu Ramadan in his application argued that it will be “contemptuous” ...

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NPP dares government to arrest Akufo-Addo

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has dared the government to arrest its flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over allegations he caused a judgment debt in the sale of the controversial drill ship. The Judgment Debt Commission in its report indicted Nana Addo for his role in the matter. Addressing a news conference today, the NPP leadership dismissed the report. ...

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Blame GES for ghost names – GNAT

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has said the Ghana Education Service (GES) is to be blamed for the high number of ghost names in the service. This follows a directive from the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) to the service, to delete 610 ghost names from the government payroll. Speaking to Class News, GNAT General Secretary, David Ofori ...

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Ghana must scrap two term limits – K. B Asante

Elderly Statesman, K.B Asante is pushing for the removal of term limits for presidents in Ghana. According to the retired diplomat, the constitution must be reviewed to allow leaders who are effective and capable of advancing the growth and development of the country to stand for re-election for their fate to be decided by voters. The former secretary to late ...

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3 Houses burnt, gunshots in Kintampo chieftaincy clash

There have been gunshots at Protor, near Kintampo North in the Brong Ahafo region following chieftaincy clashes there. This follows a long-standing chieftaincy dispute that led to the departure of one of the chiefs. About three houses have been burnt so far with some resident saying they are leaving town. It’s not clear what sparked the violence but residents fear ...

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We didn’t blow Gh¢220,000 on graveyard wall – CEDECOM

Acting Deputy Executive Director of Central Region Development Commission (CEDECOM) Kwete Quaynor, has said reports about the Commission spending GH¢220, 000 on the Swedru Cemetary wall are untrue and should be disregarded. He said contrary to what the public was made to believe, the Commission has done more than putting up the wall to the graveyard. Reacting to the issue ...

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Tema needs more health facilities – Yieleh Chireh

The Chairman of the Health Committee of Parliament, Joseph Yieleh Chireh, has suggested the development of more health facilities in the Tema metropolis to ease the pressure on the Tema General Hospital. Checks by Citi News at the Tema General Hospital on Thursday, revealed that a dire infrastructure deficit is affecting healthcare delivery to the extent that between four to ...

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Heaven helps those who help themselves – Kufuor counsels NPP

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has unequivocally told the New Patriotic Party to banish bickering in the party if it really wants to form the next government in 2017. Winning the general elections would not fall like manna, he suggested, adding that the party would have to put in more efforts to attain power. In an exclusive interview on Onua ...

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NDC parliamentary candidate for Shai Osudoku dead

The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for the Shai Osudoku Constituency, William Ocloo is dead following an accident last night. Desmond William Ocloo died instantly in a head-on crash with another vehicle on the Juaso-Kumasi road around 11pm on Thursday March 3, as he drove to Kumasi. Mr Anthony Nukpenu, the NDC’s deputy Greater Accra regional Youth Organiser told ...

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Gay scandal: Photos of youngmen having sex flood Berekum

A gay scandal involving several young men has hit Berekum in the Brong Ahafo region. Photographs of young men having anal sex have been widely circulated in the town. There are suspicions that the men are from the town but traditional leaders there are disputing the claim. They have, however, issued a stern warning that anyone caught engaging in homosexual ...

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