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Write exam questions on Chalkboards – GES to Head teachers

The Ghana Education Service has asked headteachers of public schools across the country to go ahead and write end of term examination questions on Chalkboards. This is the second time this year that teachers are being forced to write examination questions on Chalkboards. In April this year under similar circumstances, …

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Kufuor touts credentials of EC Chair

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has expressed confidence in the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa, saying her track record of integrity and professionalism would be brought to bear on her job as a referee in the national political space. The former President said he had known …

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You’re ‘criminal’; pay your debt – Maurice Ampaw mocks Woyome

Private legal practitioner, Maurice Ampaw has made mockery of Mr. Alfred Agbesi Woyome after the embattled Ghanaian businessman, lost a case against the State at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Arusha,Tanzania. “Criminal talking about human rights? ….hahahahaha! Go and pay the ¢20 million debt to the …

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Corruption so high in country – Prof. Adei

The Chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Professor Stephen Adei, has said the opportunity to be corrupt is so high as a result of the lack of proper mechanisms to check the colluded activities of some individuals in the country. He has, therefore, called for the empowerment of …

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Nigerian traders at Suame Magazine back to work

Nigerian spare parts dealers at Suame Magazine in Kumasi who were forced to close down their shops following protests by their Ghanaian counterparts are back to work. This followed a directive by the Ashanti Regional Police Command, asking the traders to reopen their shops while the authorities continued with negotiations …

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NDC official refers to Akufo-Addo as ‘Renaming General’

The Navrongo Central constituency secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr Selanwiah Abdul-Mumin, has referred to President Akufo-Addo as a ‘Renaming General.’ Abdul Mumin claimed that the president cannot boast of a hencoop but has renamed a number of projects since he assumed office. In statement, he noted that …

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Ayawaso West assembly demolishes structures along Tema motorway

The Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly (AWMA) has carried out a demolition exercise to clear containers and other illegal structures erected along the Tema-Accra Motorway. The exercise, which commenced at about 7a.m on Tuesday saw the assembly’s task force using a bulldozer to clear the structures while police personnel provided security. …

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61 fire personnel died in line of duty within a year

About 61 personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service have died in the last 12 months whilst discharging their duties. Many firefighters also sustained various degrees of injuries in the year under review, Chief Fire Officer, Edwin Ekow Blankson has said. He recounted this in a statement issued on Saturday …

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Nigerian Group condemns criminal activities of residents in Ghana

Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation has described as distasteful the criminalities engaged by some Nigerians living Ghana. A Nigerian citizen, Samuel Udoetuk Wills, the suspect in the kidnapping of the three Takoradi girls, is serving a prison term for breaking jail in December last year. Other Nigerians are suspected to have …

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IGP to be hauled before parliament over missing Takoradi girls

The Inspector General of Police will be hauled before parliament to answer questions regarding the three missing Takoradi girls, the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu has served notice. He said he will file the motion when parliament resumes from recess for the IGP to brief MPs on steps the police are …

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Society pays for attacks on journalists – UN

The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Mr Antonio Guterres has said society pays the cost when the freedoms of journalists are taken away. Mr Guterres said civic space has been shrinking worldwide at an alarming rate and with anti-media rhetoric on the rise, so, too, are violence and harassment …

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Man kills elder brother with club

The Eastern Regional Police have mounted a manhunt for Kwadwo Asamoah, popularly known as Akyem Boye, 40, for assaulting and killing his elder brother, Kwasi Asante, 46, at Adasewase, near Anyinam in the Atiwa East District of the Eastern Region. The suspect was said to have hit the elder brother …

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Government will pay SSNIT debt – Akufo-Addo

The Ministry of Finance has arranged for the payment of GH¢200 million and a bond of GH¢700 million towards the retirement of the arrears owed the Social Security and National Investment Trust (SSNIT). According to President Akufo-Addo, who made this known yesterday at the Workers’ Day parade held in Accra, …

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Corrupt Mahama appointees would be jailed very soon – Wontumi assures

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako alias Chairman Wontumi has charged Ghanaians to brace up for “good news” as corrupt officials under the erstwhile Mahama administration would be jailed very soon. The event followed a well-attended fitness walk through the principal streets of …

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