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Gov’t blows GHC 3.6m on rebranding 116 buses

Government has spent about GHC 3,649,044 on rebranding 116 buses for the Metro Mass Rapid Transit (MMRT) imported to improve the transport system in the country. The Minority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu who made the revelation said re-branding for each of the buses cost GHC 31,457.28, leading to a total of GHC 3,649,044.75 for the 116 buses. He quoted these figures from the 2015 annual repo ...

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Patriotism is scarce in Ghana – Rawlings

Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings, has called for a paradigm shift in Ghanaians’ approach to patriotism, saying most Ghanaians concede there is a scarcity of patriotism in the country, with selfishness and the desire for money and power taking precedence over love for country. He said “the greed, thievery, fraud and lies we see around us is not peculiar to government or state institutions ...

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Amenfi West by-election: Mahama, Nana Addo in final campaigns

President John Dramani Mahama and the Flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, have both been engaged in last minute campaigning for their respective candidates in Tuesday’s by-election in the Amenfi West Constituency of the Western Region. The seat become vacant following the death of the NDC MP, John Gyetuah. President John Dramani Mahama who addressed a rally a ...

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PHD named Media Network of the Year 2015

PHD has topped off a stellar year by being named Media Network of the Year by Campaign Magazine. According to Campaign, PHD “set the gold standard during its silver anniversary, with striking work and a new-business bonanza providing ample cause for celebration”. Mike Cooper, worldwide CEO of PHD said, “PHD’s challenger positioning and focus on strategic comms planning and creative thinking has really set u ...

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AMERI deal: Parliamentary hansard exposes Power Ministry [Audio]

Contrary to claims by the Power Ministry that the five hundred and ten million dollar deal with Ameri Energy, includes the cost of providing fuel for the power plant, a 20th March 2015 parliamentary hansard reveals otherwise. Government is under pressure to prove that, the deal is value for money, after a Norwegian news outlet publication that the deal was signed with a fraudster and that Ghana could have p ...

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Roads being asphalted in Amenfi West ahead of by-election [Photos]

Some residents of the Wassa Amenfi West Constituency in the Western Region, have responded rather angrily to government’s sudden decision to tar some roads in the area with asphalt ahead of Tuesday’s by-election. The residents, who believe the sudden reconstruction and asphalting of the Asankragua town toads, is a ploy to woo them to vote for the incumbent NDC, say it will not influence their voting pattern ...

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We will tackle unemployment, dumsor – Edward Mahama

The newly elected Presidential Candidate of the People`s national Convention (PNC), Dr. Edward Mahama, says his party is the alternative to the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP). According to him, the two main political parties (NDC and NPP) have failed to better the fortunes of Ghanaians and the country as a whole. Dr. Mahama, who led the party in the 1996, 2000, 2 ...

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Details of AMERI Power deal

An investigation conducted by a Norwegian newspaper Verdens Gang (VG) has suggested that government signed the AMERI power deal with a Norwegian fraudster at an inflated cost of $510 million. According to the publication, Ghana paid double the price for the power plant through a self-styled Dubai prince Umar Farooq Zahoor. Sections of the Norwegian media have reported that neither the power company nor gove ...

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Prices of foodstuff decline few days to xmas

Prices of some foodstuff have reduced marginally ahead of the Christmas season. Tomato recorded the highest drop with 14 percent at the close of the second week of December. A medium size tomato tin is being sold for 10 cedis 10 pesewas. Maize followed with a 5 percent drop to close the week at 3 cedis 80 pesewas per olunka. Local rice also followed with a percentage loss to close the week at 7cedis 60 pese ...

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‘I’m still with Hearts of Oak’- Gerald Ankrah

Managing Director of Hearts of Oak, Gerald Ankrah, has dismissed rumours that he has resigned from the club. There were media reports that Ankrah had been told by the club to resign following supporter displeasure at the lack of signings ahead of the new league season and the decision of coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi to move certain players like Robin Gnagne from the club. Speaking to Citi Sports on Thursday, An ...

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