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NPP depicting Rawlings as a ‘killer’ – Ade Coker

Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joseph Ade Coker says the National Patriotic Party (NPP) is on a mission to portray former President, Jerry John Rawlings to Ghanaian youth as a murderer. According to Ade Coker the NPP is bent on staining the former president’s highly earned reputation and tarnishing his image before he makes ...

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Saglemi housing project is ‘white elephant’- Atta Akyea

Works and Housing Minister Samuel Atta Akyea has described as “white elephant”, a 1500 housing unit built under the Saglemi Housing project at Tsopoli in the Ningo-Prampram District in the Greater Accra Region. According to him, the housing units which were inaugurated by former president John Mahama in 2016 were without basic amenities like water, electricity and drainage systems. The ...

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Talks advance on Ghana-Burkina Faso railway project

Ghana and Burkina Faso are in advanced talks to select an investor for the construction of the approximately 1,200km railway project to link the two countries to promote intra-regional transit trade, Deputy Minister for Transport, Titus Glover, has said. An international competitive tender for potential contractors to submit bids has been opened for the project, which is expected to be ...

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Germany pledges €85m for Ghana

Germany has vowed to support Ghana with 85 million Euros in 2019/20. News about the facility, which is targeted at facilitating economic development, agriculture and good governance in Ghana, broke at the just ended 2018 Ghana-Germany bilateral negotiations in Berlin. Commenting on the bilateral agreement Christoff Retzlaff, German Ambassador to Ghana, said: “It’s not about give and take. It’s a ...

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Samira Bawumia leading 6-member delegation to WHO conference

Second Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Samira Bawumia’s delegation to the First World Health Organization Global conference on Air Pollution and Health in Switzerland is made up of six members and not 20. A request for entry visas from the office of the Vice President to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed that the second lady will be going ...

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Interrogate Rawlings on secret mass graves – Former Bodyguard

Ex-Corporal Mathew Adabuga, a former corporal in the Ghana Armed Forces and a bodyguard of former President Jerry John Rawlings has said Rawlings cannot absolve himself of culpability in the murder of the murder of three judges and a military officer in 1982. According to him, Jerry Rawlings gave the order for numerous murders for both soldiers and civilians who ...

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‘Alban Bagbin has great chances of winning NDC primaries’ – Spokesperson

Spokesperson for Alban Bagbin’s campaign team, Isaac Kpogeh has revealed delegates of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are appreciating the message from their camp. His comments come on the heels of a research conducted by policy Think Tank, Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) that indicates former President John Dramani Mahama is fast losing his control and ...

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Martin Amidu must deliver – British High Commissioner

The British High Commissioner to Ghana Iain Walker has said the UK is looking forward to the office of the Special Prosecutor to deliver on its mandate to help the fight against graft in Ghana. According to him, the UK is closely monitoring attempts by the Ghana government to fight corruption and is hopeful that the citizenry will play its ...

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Cost of future Power Purchasing Agreements will be pegged around 10 cents – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has indicated that government has, as part of effort in making sure that Ghanaians pay less for power, resolved that, henceforth, the cost component of any agreement it will sign for electricity generation will be pegged around 10 cent per kilowatts hour (kWh). He noted that despite the reduction in the cost of electricity between ...

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Cedi-dollar fluctuations affecting profits – Ghana Airport

The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) on Tuesday has applied to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to allow it to prepare its accounts in dollars to address the effects of currency depreciation on its profit. Mr. John Dekyem Attafuah, Managing Director of the GACL, said a large part of its revenue was in dollars. Thus the depreciation of the Cedi ...

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