Day: March 2, 2020

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Ex-Real Madrid Goalkeeper Kiko Casilla Banned and Fined For Racially Abusing A Black Footballer

Leeds have criticised the FA’s disciplinary process after their goalkeeper Kiko Casilla received an eight-match suspension for racially abusing an opponent Casilla is unlikely to appeal but on Friday night the former Real Madrid player maintained his innocence, claiming he was “devastated” and did not believe the verdict was “a true reflection” of the incident. […]

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Disclose Your Running Mate And Stop The Coronavirus Politics – Carlos Ahenkorah To NDC

Ahenkorah. Related Stories Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, who also doubles as the Member of Parliament for Tema West, Hon. Carlos Ahenkorah, has asked the Minority to “disclose their running-mate” and “stop the unnecessary coronavirus politicking“. According to him, with barely 10 months into the general elections, the National Democratic Congress has practically refused to outdoor the […]

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JJ Warns Religious Leaders…Asks Akufo-Addo To Cut Short His Trip

The Member of Parliament for Yapei Kusawgu Constituency, has urged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to return to Ghana to help in educating Ghanaians on the Coronavirus; COVID 19. President Akufo-Addo is currently on a 12-day working visit to Scotland, Norway, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Belgium. He is set to return to Ghana on […]

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Airbus Scandal: We shall bring chaos if Mahama is invited to answer questions – Atubiga

A failed presidential aspirant of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Stephen Atubiga, has threatened that there will be chaos in Ghana if any institution invites Mahama to answer to queries about his involvement in the Airbus saga. “It is a decision taken by the party that Mahama will not honor any invitation on Airbus, put […]

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NDC running mate: Give us a Voltarian – Group to Rawlings, Party

A group calling itself ‘Volta Region for NDC VEEP now’ is calling on the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) including its founder Flt.-Lt. (Rtd) Jerry John Rawlings to switch to Volta Region and pick the running mate for John Dramani Mahama ahead of the 2020 polls. According to the youth-led by Mr. Jerry Gayibor, it is the […]

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Adequate preparedness against COVID-19: Ghana needs GH¢35m to combat disease – WHO

Ghana will need GH¢35 million for adequate preparedness against Covid-19, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. In an assessment report released on Friday, the WHO noted that inspite of a GH¢2.5 million allocation by government towards preparedness for any eventuality, the amount was insufficient. The organisation identified funding gaps in areas of capacity building, […]

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Politics

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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NPP Grills 119 MPs Today March 2, 2020

THE ASHANTI Regional New Patriotic Party (NPP) will from today start the vetting of 119 party members that have submitted forms to contest the 44 seats in the region ahead of the 2020 general election. The total number of the aspirants comprises 14 females and 105 males, and they are gunning to lead the NPP […]

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We Don’t Want To Be Mere Producers And Exporters Of Cocoa Beans Anymore – Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Ghana no longer wants to be dependent on the production and export of raw materials, including cocoa beans. According to President Akufo-Addo, Ghana intends to process more and more of its cocoa, with the aim of producing more chocolate, “because we believe there can be […]

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EC confirms December 7 remains polls day

The date for this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections remains December 7, the Electoral Commission (EC) has confirmed. The confirmation quells any speculation that the elections will be held on November 7. But November 7 could be the date for subsequent general elections, as the EC is yet to set in motion the process to […]

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