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Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

Gov’t conducts roll call of road construction companies

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Government says it is compiling a list of road construction companies in the country. This was captured in a public announcement from the Roads and Highways Ministry. “The Ministry of Roads and Highways wishes to inform the General Public that it is in the process of compiling names of prospective companies who have the expertise to undertake works in respect ...

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We’re procuring drones worth $3m for galamsey fight – Amewu

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Government says it is in the process of procuring drones worth $3 million to augment the fight against illegal mining also known as galamsey in the country. Speaking to Citi News’ Kojo Agyeman, the Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu said this is part of a grand strategy to effectively clamp down on illegal miners. “We are in ...

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NPP tasks 11-member c’ttee to probe constitution review proposals  

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The National Council of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), has set up an 11-member committee to review all proposals for the party’s constitutional amendments. The Committee, which is chaired by the First Vice Chairman, F.F. Antoh, also has two Deputy Attorney Generals as members, as well as Deputy Local Government Minister, OB Amoah. Addressing journalists at the party headquarters ...

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Gov’t releases GHc10m to settle school feeding debts

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The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), Otiko Afisa Djaba, has disclosed that government has released an amount of GH¢10,000,000 towards the settlement of outstanding debts of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP). However, the National Secretariat of the GSFP is working on the reconciliation of the transactions executed within the last two academic terms between the GSFP ...

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Egyptian FIFA official Hany Abo Rida under fire

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A former member of FIFA’s Governance Committee has said there were ‘serious allegations’ concerning the election of Egypt’s Hany Abo Rida to the FIFA Council in May. Abo Rida beat Cameroon’s Zelkifli Ngoufonja by 50 votes to 4 in a poll organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). “(Ngoufonja) alleged that (Abo Rida) threw a party and flew in ...

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KATH suspends new admissions over shortage of doctors

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The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti Region has suspended new emergency admissions following an acute shortage of doctors at the facility. This was captured in an internal memo issued by the directorate of surgery to the Chief Executive Officer of the hospital and sighted by citifmonline.com. The memo stated that, management of the facility arrived at the decision ...

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Sarkodie used my beat without crediting me – Gafacci

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Ghanaian producer Gafaci has accused rapper, Sarkodie for remaking his beat for a song on his new album, without giving him credit. The producer on Sunday, took to twitter to register his displeasure at the rapper for not giving him credit for the ‘All I Want Is You’ song on the ‘Highest’ album. “Track 15 on the ‘Highest’ album was ...

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We’re not undermining paperless process – Freight Forwarders

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The President of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) Kwabena Ofosu Appiah says it is not true that freight forwarders are impeding the paperless process at the Port as reported in sections of the media. He said GIFF is as soon as practicable calling for a road map for version 1:1 of the paperless process set on course to ...

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Don’t pay SHS fees for continuing students – Volta NDC

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The Volta Regional Branch of the opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC, is calling on parents in the region not to pay the fees for their continuing students in protest  against what they described as a deceitful promise by the New Patriotic Party ( NPP). In a statement signed by their Communication Office in the region, the party argued that, the NPP ...

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Kanda Bongo Man headlines 2017 Vodafone African legends night

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Congolese music legend Kanda Bongo Man will headline the 2017 edition of Vodafone African Legends Night coming off September 30th in Accra, organizers of the event Global Media Alliance has announced. The 6th edition of the music show will take place at the Banquet Hall State House in Accra. Born January 1, 1955, Kanda Bongo Man’s music career took off ...

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