Day: February 25, 2020

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We’re poisoning Ghanaian kids! And this is why

I have always wondered why kids particularly like my company with them. I get the pulling of hair, the feet in my face, all that, without any qualms and I love it. In the company of kids, I can be 100% that what I see is what I get! And so as a mother, aunty, […]

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Don’t pay Minority February salary for boycotting SoNA – Titus Glover

The labour laws in Ghana say a person who refuses to work should not be paid, therefore, the Minority in Parliament should not be paid their February salaries for walking out of parliament just when the president was about to deliver the State of the Nation Address last Thursday 20 February 2020, and subsequently, boycotting […]

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Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s president for almost 30 years who stepped down after a popular revolution in 2011, has died. He was 91. Mubarak served as Egypt’s fourth president starting in 1981 until his ouster in what became known as the Arab Spring revolution. Mubarak, who died on Tuesday, left behind a complicated legacy. Mubarak’s rule […]

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Kwame Nkrumah’s words about the 1966 coup led by Kotoka

Kwame Nkrumah’s words about the coup which deposed him headed by Colonel Emmanuel Kwesi Kotoka and Major Akwasi Amankwa Afrifa: “I left Accra on 21st February 1966. I was seen off at the airport by most of the leading government and Party officials, and by service chiefs. I recall the handshakes and the expressions of […]

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Continue to insult us and we’ll vote you out – NPP executives to Ken Agyapong

Some Polling Station Executives and supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Assin Central Constituency have cautioned their Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong to stop disrespecting them or pay dearly for such an attitude. They claim the maverick politician cum businessman is fond of insulting them at will just because he’s wealthy […]

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Next NDC Government To Set Up A Technical School In Each District

Former President and leader of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has stated that in the next NDC government, each district would get a technical institute in order to improve upon the human capital of the Ghanaian youth. In this regard, he called for the needed attention to be given to […]

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Togo President Gnassingbe Wins Re-Election In Landslide: Preliminary Results

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe has won re-election with 72% of the vote, according to preliminary results from the electoral commission on Monday, extending his 15-year rule and a family dynasty that began when his father took power in a 1967 coup. Despite widespread disaffection and protests calling for him to step down, a fractured opposition […]

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Don’t Give Minority Chance To Debate SoNA After Walkout – Tema West MP Tells Media

Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah has described actions exhibited by minority Members of Parliament (MP) at last Thursday’s State of the Nation Address as disgraceful to their party. He said reasons for their action whiles President Akufo-Addo was about to deliver the State of the Nation Address [SONA] does not merit […]

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NPP, NDC Clash Over Scholarships

A heated New Patriotic Party (NPP) and National Democratic Congress (NDC) blame game has ensued once again following the Auditor-General’s report that some high-ranking public officials, including politicians, lecturers and journalists, were given scholarships to study abroad by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund). The report, which has been in the media domain since Sunday […]

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Former presidential staffer in shock after police allegedly pulled gun on him

Ben Dotsei Malor, a presidential staffer in the John Mahama regime has recounted a “harrowing experience” in the hands of a police man over the weekend with a claim the officer of the law pulled a gun on him without any provocation. “I’ve just had a policeman pull a gun on me in the Atomic […]

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