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Stop campaign of insults; disband vigilante groups – House of Chiefs

The National House of Chiefs has described as worrying, the use of insulting language among political leaders in the country. They fear the growing trend if not checked, may impact negatively on the peace the nation enjoys currently. The House of Chiefs also expressed concern over the increasing activities of political vigilante groups and called on the authorities to disband ...

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$1m per constituency being used for special projects – Hawa Koomson

The Minister of Special Development Initiative, Madam Mavis Hawa Koomson, has debunked assertions that the government has not fulfilled its promise of allocating every constituency with one million dollars for its development. According to the minister, a lot of projects earmarked to be constructed with the fund were ongoing at the various districts with some even near completion. The minister, ...

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Bawumia’s 2017 UNCTAD delegation was 16, not 21 – Spokesperson

A list which captures the names of a 21-member Ghanaian delegation to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2017, has caused mixed reactions on social media with some citizens trolling the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia for leading such a huge entourage to Geneva at the expense of the state. Those trolling the Vice President say they ...

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Rawlings angry over judges murder report

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has apparently become incensed by the ongoing documentary by Multimedia News Channel, Joy News, on the killing of the three High Court judges and a retired army officer in the heat of the revolution in 1982. Last week, he promised to drop a ‘bombshell’ about the killings in the coming days, but it seems he ...

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Prosecution witness in Opuni trial admits to ‘liquid fertilizer’ caution statement

The Attorney General’s first witness in the ongoing criminal trial of Dr. Stephen Kwabena Opuni and businessman Seidu Agongo and Agricut Company Limited last Monday admitted writing a caution statement to the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) upon his arrest in 2017 in which he had claimed the Lithovit fertilizer which is a subject of the trial, was in ...

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Mahama cries over incompetent tag

Former President John Dramani Mahama is sulking over the apparent jab aimed at him on Monday by Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. His office released a statement yesterday complaining bitterly about why the Vice President called him ‘incompetent one’ and said any attack will not go unanswered. Bizarrely, it was Mr. Mahama who started it all when he ridiculed ...

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Parliament to verify 116 dams

Parliament’s Committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs is expected to visit various sites in the Northern Region where the government says it has built or is building dams as part of the One village-One dam policy. The move, according to the Vice Chairman of the committee, Abraham Odoom, will enable the members to verify the claims and counter-claims. The ...

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1D1F: 18 accredited; 50 more soon; 10 banks give GHc 4.5 billion

Some 18 factories have been accredited under the Akufo-Addo government’s One District-One Factory policy with 50 more to receive accreditation by the end of 2018, Information Minister-designate Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has said. “As I speak to you this morning, 18 factories have been accredited so far and a good number of them have been visited by President Akufo-Addo”, Mr Oppong-Nkrumah told ...

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We’re not collapsing – Prudential Bank

The management of Prudential Bank Limited has asked its customers to disregard information making the rounds on social media that it is “dying”, and, so, they should “rush to withdraw their funds”. “The management of Prudential Bank Limited is assuring customers that the publications are totally false and should be ignored. They are mere fabrications calculated to destroy the good ...

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