Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

School feeding coordinators in Upper East praise Nana Addo

Regional and Zonal coordinators of the Ghana School Feeding programme(GSFP), have assured President Nana Akufo-Addo of their commitment to work assiduously and efficiently to improve on the quality of meals served under the school feeding programme across the country. The coordinators, who lauded the president for exhibiting commitment to improve the welfare of  women, say the programme is helping to ...

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Tolon district finally gets DCE

The Tolon district in the Northern Region, now has a substantive District Chief Executive (DCE), in the person of Balchisu Yakubu. She was on Wednesday confirmed by 33 out of 34 assembly members who voted in an election supervised by the Electoral Commission. Until her appointment, the area had been without a DCE following the Tolon Regent, Retired Major Sulemana Abubakari, ...

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Citi News Daily: Wednesday, 25 October 2017

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NPP youth storm police station in Karaga; set suspects free

Some irate youth in Karaga in the Northern Region, believed to be sympathizers of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), have reportedly invaded a police station, and freed some NPP members who were in police custody. A Citi News source who was close to the scene, said the youth acted in that manner because the District Chief Executive of Karaga, Alhassan ...

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E/Region: Drivers angry over collapsed culvert at Kwamoso

Drivers who ply the Koforidua Akuapem Mamfi route in the Eastern Region, have threatened to stage a demonstration against government over the slow pace of construction works on a collapsed culvert at Kwamoso in the Eastern Region. Commuters and drivers on Wednesday endured a tough time plying the Koforidua Akuapem to Accra route after 15 minutes of rain on Tuesday, ...

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GPHA union branch threatens breakaway

Shop stewards of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) branch of the Maritime and Dockworkers Union (MDU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), have threatened to break away from the MDU if the leadership continued to occupy itself with issues outside of its mandate. A shop steward is a person elected by workers to represent them in dealings with ...

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We won’t publish Kwesi Botchwey’s report – Asiedu Nketia

It seems the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is not ready to make public the supposed true findings made by the Prof. Kwesi Botchwey committee on why the party was defeated in the 2016 polls. That is the position of the party’s General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, who said its only meant for internal consumption. “We’ve taken a position that ...

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NPP using ‘fake’ Botchwey report to divert attention – Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has accused the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) of being behind the use of a fake document purported to be the outcome of investigations into the causes of the NDC’s defeat by the Kwesi Botchwey committee. He says the NPP is using these tactics to divert attention ...

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‘Leaked’ Kwesi Botchwey report fake – Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has rubbished some documents making rounds in the media, purported to be the outcome of investigations  into the causes of the NDC’s defeat by the Kwesi Botchwey committee. Some media houses have in the past few days published varied stories about the NDC, based on the supposed Kwesi ...

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La PRESEC head transferred for charging ‘illegal’ fees – Deputy Minister

The Ministry of Education has clarified why the headmaster of the La Presbyterian Senior High School, Samuel Salamat, was transferred. According to the Ministry the decision was taken not because Mr. Salamat spoke to the media, but for charging unapproved fees under the government’s free Senior High School education policy. Mr. Salamat has been transferred to the head office of the Ghana Education ...

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