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Kwabena Agyepong resigns

Embattled General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party Kwabena Agyepong has resigned PRESS STATEMENT RESIGNATION AS GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE NEW PATRIOTIC PARTY The past few days have been very tumultuous and I have taken some time to think about my political career and the fortunes of the New Patriotic Party, a party I have dedicated my life to serving. My campaign to be General Secretary of this great Par ...

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I have come of age so I don’t just grant interviews – Sarkodie

Ghanaian rapper Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known for his stage name, Sarkodie, has revealed that he does not readily grant interviews because he is now grown. That decision, he said, has unfortunately made enemies for him. Many people, he said, see him as arrogant. For some years now, the talented rapper has been branded as “arrogant” with some people saying he is a braggart due to some of his utterances ...

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Minister commissions 5 eCICs in Upper West & East

Communications Minister, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah has commissioned five Community Information Centres in the Upper West and East regions. He inaugurated the enhanced community information centres (eCICs) at Nandom, Wellembele and Lassie Tuolu, all in the Upper West region on Wednesday and Pusiga and Talensi in the Upper East region on Thursday. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony at Lassie Tuolu, Dr. Omane ...

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Afoko ready to meet NPP’s Disciplinary Committee – Spokesperson

The Spokesperson of the National Chairman of the NPP says Paul Afoko is ready to meet with the Disciplinary Committee of the party. The National Council of Elders of the New Patriotic Party in a 7-page letter to the party’s Disciplinary Committee, has ordered that steps be taken to suspend Mr. Paul Afoko from his office until at least after the 2016 General Elections. According to the letter signed by the c ...

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IMF declares stance on Govt, Minority debate on bailout

The International Monetary Fund has indicated it would not meddle in a raging debate, whether Ghana’s deal with the IMF requires parliamentary approval. Government has said it does not need parliamentary approval to access the 918-million dollar loan from the IMF. This is in sharp contrast with what the Minority in Parliament say. The Minority had accused the Mahama administration and the International Mone ...

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14 judges storm Supreme Court to stop disciplinary proceedings

Some 14 circuit court judges and magistrates have stormed the Supreme Court seeking to stop disciplinary process against them. The 14 of the 22 judges say the action by the Chief Justice Georgina Wood is unlawful and without due process. The Chief Justice Georgina Wood had set up a five-member disciplinary committee to investigate bribery allegations against some 22 circuit court judges and magistrates. The ...

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NDC Decides: 689 aspirants file nomination forms

A total of 689 aspirants of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) filed to contest in the November 7 primaries when filing of nominations closed on Thursday. This excludes figures from the Ashanti Region, which had the closing date extended. Speaking at a press briefing in Accra, the General Secretary of the party Johnson Asiedu Nketia also said, 19 people filed as sole candidates going unopposed ...

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Anas Should Rather Come Out With Something That Will Make Me Shiver – Lydia Forson

Actress, Lydia Forson has expressed her opinion on the biggest trending corruption exposé by investigative journalist Anas Arimeyaw Anas. The "Letter To Adams" actress used her facebook page to send an open letter to Anas. Read Lydia's open letter below: LADIES and GENTLEMEN!!!!!! Drumroll……… Anas Aremeyaw Anas has done it again!!!! Once again the ace investigative journalist has gone undercover to unearth ...

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7-Member committee to review NHIS

A technical committee has been constituted to review the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and recommend ways to improve the scheme. It is mandated to look at the increasing cost of healthcare to NHIS subcribers and the financial resources allocated to the scheme. The seven-member commmittee, which is given five months to submit its report, is chaired by the Executive Director of ...

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WAEC looks into manipulation of WASSCE results by alleged fraudsters

Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang — Education Minister The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has issued a red alert to the public, particularly its West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) candidates, to be wary of the activities of certain people parading themselves as staff of WAEC with access to its results database. Describing those people as fraudsters, the council explained tha ...

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