Month: February 2020

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Fmr. Coach Kwesi Appiah Reveals His Love For Luxurious Cars

Former Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says he loves to drive some of the best cars in the world. According to the former footballer, who has a fleet of cars ranging from Land Rover to Land Cruiser in his house, there is a fine feeling that comes with being in luxurious rides. “I love cars. If you […]

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Why The Office Of The Special Prosecutor Has Recorded No Convictions

The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has stated that there have been no acquittals and convictions in the two corruption cases it has prosecuted since last year. The OSP says this is because of the pending determination by the Supreme Court of the Ayine versus Attorney-General case which seeks declarations that the appointments of […]

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Driver kills policeman

A driver identified as Bonsu Osei has reportedly killed a policeman who ordered him to come down from his vehicle for parking at an authorized space and obstructing other road users at the Madina Zongo Junction. Below is the blow-by-blow account of the incident as captured in a statement issued by Accra Regional Police Public […]

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Alex Mould under fire over dishonest comments about Aker Energy

The Ministry of Energy has chastised Alex Mould, a former chief executive officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), for making “dishonest” comments relating to government incentives in the nation’s petroleum agreements with Aker Energy and AGM Petroleum. In a statement signed by its head of communications and public affairs, Nana Damoah, the ministry questioned Mr Mould’s position […]

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GETFund Saga: Auditor General Doing “Copy And Paste” Job – Kokofu

Former Member of Parliament for Bantama Constituency in the Ashanti Region, Dr. Henry Kwabena Kokofu, says the Auditor General, Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo did a “copy and paste” work with the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) Scholarship audit report. To him, the Auditor General has always been doing things wrongly and alluded to some of his […]

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“You Have No Power Or Authority To Gag The Media” – Pratt To Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament has no power or authority to gag the media, according to the Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr. Rt. Hon Prof Mike Aaron Ocquaye, reportedly issued a stern warning to members of the Parliamentary Press Corps at Wednesday’s sitting. This follows a complaint from the Majority Leader Osei Kyei Mensah […]

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President reshuffles ministers

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made nine changes to the composition of his administration. As part of the changes, which take immediate effect the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Barbara Oteng Gyasi, has replaced Catherine Afeku as Minister-designate of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts. Mrs Afeku, Member of Parliament for Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira Constituency, is […]

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NDC 2020 campaign will be based on Mahama’s traits, sincerity – Sammy Gyamfi

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has stated that its 2020 election campaign will be based on the “superior records” of former president John Mahama as well as his integrity and sincerity. According to the party,  the traits are what the current government was lacking because the former president had better alternatives to the policies and […]

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KKMA donates GH¢52,000 to education directorate

The Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA) yesterday handed over a quantity of furniture worth GH¢52,000.00 to the Kpone Educational Directorate for distribution to basic schools in the area. The gesture is the final batch of items made up of 200 dual desks, 20 teachers’ tables and 20 teachers’ chairs donated by the assembly to augment furniture […]

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‘I’ll provide meaningful devt if…’

Kofi  Amankwa-Manu, the Head of Impact Assessment Unit at the Presidency,  an aspiring parliamentary candidate for the Atwima Kwanwoma Constituency in the Ashanti Region, has promised meaningful development for the area if he gets the nod to represent the people on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). A native of Atwima Foase, he […]

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