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Asawase MP, NDC supporters storm police station, chant for release of 10 colleagues arrested by anti-robbery squad

Some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Asawase constituency of the Ashanti region have besieged the regional police headquarters over the arrest of 10 of their members. Clad in party t-shirts, the NDC members are demanding the immediate release of their colleagues. The NDC activists were arrested by the anti-robbery squad […]

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Samson Lardy Anyenini is GJA Journalist of the Year

Mr Samson Lardy Anyenini is Journalist of the Year 2019. The award was conferred on him at the 25th Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA) Awards. The lawyer, who works with Multimedia and hosts Joy FM’s Newsfile programme, was recognised for his work in promoting democracy and peace-building. Read the full list of award winners below: Journalist […]

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Rawlings’ son Kimathi appears at grandmother’s funeral to pay his last respect

Kimathi Rawlings, son of Former President Jerry John Rawlings appears to have stoked conversation on social media platforms with respect to the striking resemblance he bears to his father. A photograph of the young man and his sisters at the final funeral rites of their grandmother Victoria Agbotui has been in circulation with many expressing how smart […]

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#EndSARS: Don’t use violence – Rawlings condemns bloodshed

Former President Jerry John Rawlings of Ghana has called on “all conscientious citizens of Africa” to condemn the bloodshed in Nigeria. Mr Rawlings also urged the parties in the ongoing protests against police brutality “to move toward non-violent engagement” to reach a resolution. “My heart goes out to #Nigeria and #Nigerians and I encourage all […]

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NPP will lose the Navrongo Central seat – Ben Ephson

Ghanaian Pollster Ben Ephson says the deep-seated cracks within New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Navrongo Central Constituency leaves no chance for the Upper East regional Minister to retain the seat. According to him, the disunity in the NPP in the Constituency as a result of the Parliamentary Primaries will be difficult to resolve and will have […]

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Dec polls: Mahama begins 5-day tour of Western Region today

The Flagbearer of National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, will from today 19th October 2020 embark on a five-day campaign tour of the Western Region. The tour which will take him to all the 17 constituencies in the region will start from the Amenfi West constituency and end in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis on Friday, […]

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Ophelia Hayford now Mfantseman Parliamentary candidate

Ophelia Hayford, the first wife of the late Ekow Quansah Hayford, is now the NPP parliamentary nominee for Mfantseman. The decision was taken at the NPP’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on Sunday, October 18, in accordance with Article 12 of the party’s constitution. The NEC stated that the party had consultations with all […]

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Police arrests five suspects for Mfantseman MP’s murder

The police has arrested five suspected in connection with the murder of Mfantseman MP Ekow Hayford. The suspects, according to the police, are being taken through the lawful procedure. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?height=314&href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fnakufoaddo%2Fvideos%2F336093984120892%2F&show_text=false&width=560 The late MP will be buried on Saturday, 28 November 2020. His family held a one-week memorial in his honour in the constituency on Thursday, […]

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Beg Ama Sey or forget Akwatia seat – Ken Agyapong directs NPP

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Kennedy Agyapong has directed all Executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Akwatia Constituency to as a matter of urgency visit the residence of the party’s current Member of Parliament (MP) to ask for forgiveness. According to him, that is the only recipe to ensure a resounding victory in the impending December 7 […]

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Flashback: Otumfuo gave me £350,000 in a bag to deposit in account – Sacked bank employee

In October 2017, an employee of the Ghana International Bank plc in the UK was dismissed for allegedly failing to follow anti-money laundering policies. Report by UK’s Telegraph and Daily Mail stated that Otumfuo handed £350,000 cash to a banker Mark Arthur to be deposited on his behalf at the Ghana International Bank in the […]

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