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People around Mahama plotting 2020 defeat to advance “Agenda 2024”

It appears that elements within the opposition National Democratic Congress are plotting the defeat of the party’s 2020 flagbearer, former President John Dramani Mahama, in this year’s general election, in order to advance an “Agenda 2024”. Originally, “Agenda 2024” was intended to deal a killer punch to the NPP, using demonstrations and dirty propaganda to soften the governing party to swallow […]

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Finance Ministry Approves Payrise To Civil Servants

The Finance Ministry has granted approval for the payment of the remaining 5 percent interim premium on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Government and the executives of the Civil and Local Government Service Association of Ghana. The MoU, it would be recalled, was signed on 18th August, 2016. A statement issued by the […]

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First Lady Cuts Sod For Anafo Market

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has cut sod for the construction of the Anafo Market in the Cape Coast South Constituency. The project, which is funded by the Coastal Development Authority (CODA), is being implemented under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) of the Ministry for Special Development Initiatives. Speaking at the event, CEO […]

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‘We will be a better society if we help women in politics’ – Samira Bawumia

The wife of the Vice President, Mrs Samira Bawumia says the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has created 350,000 direct jobs since assuming power in 2017. According to her, the current administration has been able to opt-out of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) policy which barred the country from recruiting. She said unlike under the […]

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First Lady salutes Ghanaian women on International Women’s Day

First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, says she recognise and celebrate all the amazing Ghanaian women on the occasion of International Women’s Day, being observed today Sunday, March 8. In particular, she saluted and acknowledged the contributions of all the amazing women who go “unnoticed”. “Let’s support one another to consolidate our gains and strive for […]

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Airbus bribery scandal leaves Mahama’s political future hanging by a thread

The storm clouds swirling around the National Democratic Congress since the eruption of the Airbus scandal show no sign of lifting. Nor is there any indication that the finger of suspicion about the ultimate beneficiary of bribes the European company paid to secure a multimillion-dollar military deal with Ghana will point to anyone other than the top […]

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Akufo-Addo goes back to V8 after using personal Lexus, BMW, Mercedes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been spotted using a Toyota V8 vehicle at an Independence Day celebration for the first time since he assumed office. The president is known for using his personal cars including a Lexus, BMW and Mercedes cars since he assumed office in January 2017. The reason that was given in 2017 for […]

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Coronavirus: Avoid Handshakes – Health Minister Urges Ghanaians

Ghana’s Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, has urged the public to avoid handshakes as a preventive measure for Covid-19 popularly known as Coronavirus. He added that so far 40 suspected cases have all proven negative. Nigeria and Senegal are the only West African nations to confirm a case each of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Speaking […]

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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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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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