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Jato residents want akpeteshi factory under 1D1F

Distillers of local gin, popularly known as akpeteshie, in the Jato Suhum Municipality of the Eastern Region have called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to build a gin factory in the municipality under the One-District, One-Factory project. According to them, the President promised to construct the factory for them during the 2016 election campaign and must fulfil his promise. They argue that the i ...

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NDC’s school not to brainwash anybody – Mahama

The Institute of Social Democracy set up by the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will provide leadership skills to all persons who enrol in it, former President John Dramani Mahama has said. According to him, it has always been the perception that institutes of this kind are meant to brainwash people but that is not the case. The NDC, immediately after losing the 2016 elections, decided to ...

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NDC not against private businesses – Mahama

John Dramani Mahama, former President of Ghana, has revealed that most private businesses thrive well in Ghana during the reign of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government. Speaking during the maiden lecture at the Institute of Social Democracy located at the NDC’s headquarters in Accra, Mr Mahama said: “We must let people know that our party is not against business. In times that our party has bee ...

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2020 polls: ‘We go show Nana Addo’ – Clearing agents

Some clearing agents who are furious with the Akufo-Addo-led government over the implementation of the paperless port system have threatened to vote against the President should he decide to seek re-election in the 2020 presidential polls. According to one of the clearing agents, Linda Baaba Asare, they feel disappointed in the President for introducing and implementing the paperless policy without providin ...

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Paperless system won’t be reversed – Kwarteng

Deputy Minister of Finance, Kwaku Kwartgeng, has said the paperless port system introduced by the Akufo-Addo-led government will not be scrapped. According to him, although there have been some issues raised with the new system by freight forwarders and clearing agents, the policy will inure to the benefit of all Ghanaians, therefore, the stakeholders must embrace it. He however said the bottlenecks identif ...

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Isaac Asiamah’ll be Akufo-Addo’s downfall – Songo

The conduct and posture of Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, with regards to matters relating to the Black Stars will lead to the downfall of the Akufo-Addo government, Patrick Osei Agyeman (Countryman Songo), a sports journalist with Multi TV, has said. According to him, Mr Asiamah’s comments relating to the amount involved in the Black Stars’ contract with the two friendly games against the United States an ...

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Abbam and Adetem elders grateful to First Lady for clinic

Leaders and traditional authorities of Abbam and Adetem in Adieso of the Upper West Akim District of the Eastern Region on Wednesday, 6th September 2017 paid a courtesy call on First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo to thank her for sponsoring and renovating the clinic in Abbam. The elders used the opportunity to request for healthcare assistance and the establishment or construction of nursing quarters. They al ...

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Sacked Kaminta, Callistus were “partisan” – Hamid

The Head of Local Government Service, Dr Callistus Mahama, and the Head of the State Enterprises Commission, Dr Kaminta Baizie, although civil servants, were sacked by the new government because they were “clearly partisan”, presidential spokesperson, Mustapha Hamid, has said. Mr Hamid explained that government will not sack any civil servant because they are perceived to be members of the opposition Nation ...

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Nobody pays $20k to see Akufo-Addo – Govt

Presidential spokesperson, Mustapha Hamid, has denied allegations that some people at the presidency and within the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) are charging $20,000 from private individuals who want to gain access to President Nana Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House. The allegation was made by Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong, who said it was important that people close to Nana Akufo-Addo at the pr ...

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Agyapong provides evidence to CID today

Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Ken Agyapong, is scheduled to provide evidence to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in support of allegations he made against some individuals in government today, Wednesday, September 6. Mr Agyapong had said some people at the presidency and within the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are charging $20,000 from private individuals who want to gain access to P ...

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