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Rawlings dead

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has died. He passed away Thursday morning at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. Mr Rawlings recently buried his mother, Madam Victoria Agbotui, who was 101 years old. Mr Rawlings was 73 years old. Mr Rawlings was born on 22 June 1947. He was a former military leader, who subsequently became a […]

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Gov’t c’ttee on compulsory land acquisition coming – Akufo-Addo to Ga chiefs

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced that a committee will be established in 2021 to investigate issues of compulsory acquisition of lands by the government. The committee will also be required to look into the consequences of such cases and how those lands can be restored to the custodians. Addressing the Greater Accra Regional House of […]

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Akufo-Addo presents 100 buses to STC Coaches Limited

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 27 October 2020, presented one hundred (100) buses to the Intercity STC Coaches Ltd, the largest supply of buses to the company since its establishment. Presenting the buses to the company, President Akufo-Addo stated that the presentation of the buses demonstrates Government’s commitment to revamping the operations of […]

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“Akuffo-Addo Deserves Commendation For D.K. Poison’s Payment” – Rawlings

Former President Rawlings has said President Nana Akufo Addo deserves commendation for approving the payment of $45,000 the state owed former World Boxing Champion, David Kotei, popularly known as D.K. Poison. An official statement signed by Mr Kobina Andoh Amoakwa, the Head of Communications Directorate of the former president said: ” It is gratifying that […]

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We’ll deal with Togolanders – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the government will deal with the secessionist groups advocating independence of the Volta region as Western Togoland. Speaking for the first time about the attacks of these groups in some parts of the Volta region in recent times, Nana Akufo-Addo said: “It is just a handful of people; these […]

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2020 polls: I’ve Christ in me; His principles of justice, truth, peace’ll reflect in my job – EC boss

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Jean Mensa, has reiterated that the election management body she leads will not rig the 2020 elections. She stated that her Christian beliefs and principles will not allow her to do anything untoward in the crucial December polls. Mrs Mensa said she stands for peace, justice and truth. […]

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Ghana-China relations more robust – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has expressed satisfaction with the relationship between Ghana and China and has expressed the government’s commitment to further deepening that friendship. Dr Bawumia said this during a video conference when he delivered the keynote address to commemorate the 60th-anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ghana and China on […]

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Both NPP and NDC have let us down; we may vote for CPP – Okada group

The Okada Riders Association of Ghana has disclosed that its leaders had a meeting with the New Patriotic Party (NPP) when it was in opposition, about the prospects of legalising the use of motorbikes for transporting passengers (Okada), which the party promised to do, in the lead-up to the 2016 general elections, should it win […]

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Kweku Baako ‘exposes’ Mahama over ‘sakawa’ projects

Seasoned journalist, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has berated former President John Dramani Mahama for claiming the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been embarking on a ”sakawa” sod-cutting of projects. The Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, speaking at the party’s Town Hall meeting held in Kumasi questioned the NPP’s commitment to complete the projects saying it’s all […]

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