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NDC race: Bagbin writes to declare intent today; proceeds to V/R to begin campaign

The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Albany Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, will on Monday, August 13, 2018, present a letter to the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to officially declare his intention to contest the flagbearer position of the party, kasapafmonline.com understands. His entry into the race will bring to nine the number of aspirants who have ...

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GHC400m oil cash ‘missing’

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) says it is yet to receive any form of correspondence from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) explaining the whereabouts of the over-GH¢400million unutilised oil revenues allocated to the Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) in 2017, as spelt out in the Petroleum Revenue Management Act (PRMA). According to Dr. Steve Manteaw, Chairman of the ...

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Akufo-Addo exposes Mahama at Manhyia

President Akufo-Addo virtually stripped John Dramani Mahama naked by disclosing to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II that he cannot see the infrastructural projects the former president touted ahead of the 2016 polls. Addressing Otumfuo and his chiefs at the Manhyia Palace, the President stated that Mr. Mahama openly boasted about the significant gains that his administration made in infrastructure ...

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Christians standing with Mensa Otabil are stupid – Lawyer

Lawyer Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri who doubles as the Founding Editor of GhanaCelebrities.Com has described Christians sympathising with Dr. Mensa Otabil as stupid. In a long Facebook post which was also shared on his website under the heading Ghana’s 610 Million Cedis, the Man of God Called Dr Mensa Otabil and the Stupid Christians Who Stand With Him, Chris-Vincent said Otabil ...

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AG indicts Ministry of Finance for forging loan receivable balance

The Auditor General has indicted the Ministry of Finance (MoF) for fudging loan receivable balance in its 2016 financial statements. The 2016 financial statement reported an amount of GH¢1, 988,361,506 as the total loan recoverable balance. The Auditor General’s review of the schedule on loans recoverable, however, disclosed that loans totalling GH¢97,485,166, granted to some 170 companies and SOEs (State ...

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Ghana Post GPS charging GHC50, GHC100 to tag properties

Ghana Post has embarked on a nationwide digital property address generation and property tagging exercise. Its field agents are moving from house to house with valid identification cards and branded Ghana Post GPS costumes to generate digital property addresses and tag properties. Generation of the digital address is free, but tagging of properties attracts a fee. Ghana Post is charging ...

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Woyome settles ¢4.6m of ¢51m debt

The Controller and Accountant General, Eugene Ofosuhene has confirmed that businessman Alfred Agbsei Woyome has paid ¢4.6 million of the debt owed the State. The revelation was made at Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee sitting where the 2016 Auditor General’s report on the Consolidated Fund was scrutinised. Members of Parliament (MPs) on the Committee wanted to know the progress made so ...

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President hints of law to make SHS least qualification for every Ghanaian child

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo exchanging pleasantries with the people of Beposo in the Ashanti region President Nana Akufo-Addo has hinted of plans to introduce a new legislation that would ensure that every Ghanaian child acquires at least senior high education. He explained the move is aimed at ending school dropouts at the basic level as well as ensuring that ...

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Government should establish efficient food distribution enterprise – Food scientist

For efficiency in the distribution of root and tuber food crops, government is being urged to establish a body for their improvement and marketing. In an interview with Goldstreet Business, Dr. Felix Engman, a Senior Lecturer and Food Scientist at Kumasi Technical University opined that, due to the high perishability of these food crops, resulting from their high moisture content, ...

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VRA out! Gov’t to engage third party to manage Ameri plant despite first failed attempt

It has emerged government will go ahead to find a third party to operate and maintain the 250-megawatt Ameri power plant as cabinet has resolved to wean the Volta River Authority (VRA) off thermal plant operations. The first attempt by the government, which criticised the 510 million-dollar deal while in opposition, hit a snag culminating in the removal of the ...

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