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Final year SHS students to pay half of third term fees – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has directed that public Senior High Schools only charge final year students half of the third term fees for the 2017/2018 academic year. This is because the students, who will be sitting for the 2018 WASSCE examinations will spend only seven weeks in school instead of the full 14 weeks. A GES memo, sighted by ...

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Flagstaff House renaming a ‘cheap diversionary tactic’ – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has described the decision to change the name of the seat of government from Flagstaff House to Jubilee House as a diversionary tactic from the Akufo-Addo administration. The NDC, in a statement, urged Ghanaians not to lose sight of the fight against the ratification of the controversial defence cooperation agreement between Ghana and the US. The deal ...

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Anyidoho to face CID again on Tuesday – Lawyer

Embattled Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), is expected to reappear before the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for interrogation on Tuesday, April 3. Mr. Anyidoho was invited by the CID on Tuesday after he suggested that President Nana Akufo-Addo could be overthrown over the ratification of the controversial defence cooperation agreement between Ghana and the US. Mr. ...

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NDC ’emboldened’ by Anyidoho’s arrest – Kofi Adams

The National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams has indicated the resolve of his party to continue its critique of the Akufo-Addo government following the arrest of its Deputy General Secretary of Koku Anyidoho. Mr Anyidoho was arrested on Tuesday for comments he made in his criticism of the ratification of the controversial defence cooperation agreement between Ghana ...

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Publish details of renegotiated Karpower deal – ACEP

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) is demanding a full disclosure of the renegotiated terms of the Karpower deal that led to its extension by ten years. The government extended the Karpower deal for the supply of electrical power in a move that seems different from what was expected from the current administration after it criticized the deal in ...

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BNI boss reassigned, not sacked – Kan-Dapaah

The Minister of National Security, Albert Kan-Dapaah has told citinewsroom.com that the Director of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) William Akwasi Appiah has been reassigned and not sacked as is being speculated. According to him, Mr Appiah has been reassigned to the National Security Ministry. Earlier reports suggested that Mr Appiah was sacked after a meeting held on Thursday. ...

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Gov’t explains Flagstaff House name change

Government has clarified its decision to change the name of the seat of government from Flagstaff House to Jubilee House. In a statement issued by the Presidency on Thursday, President Akufo-Addo said the name of the seat of government had never been “Flagstaff House” as being purported in publications. He said, Flagstaff House was rather a separate residential building located ...

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Gov’t to honour Tetteh Quarshie with statue

President Akufo Addo has announced plans by the government to erect a statue in honour Tetteh Quarshie, the man who first brought a commercially viable cocoa to Ghana. The statue will be erected at Tetteh Quarshie Roundabout in Accra. According to the President, the move is to recognise the enormous contribution of Tetteh Quarshie to Ghana’s development. Speaking at a ...

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Anyidoho to appear in court today over coup comments

Detained National Democratic Congress (NDC) Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho, is likely to spend the weekend in the custody of the BNI. This is according to a member of his legal team, Chris Ackumey, who told Citi News, there are indications to put Mr. Anyidoho before a magistrate court today, although the court is expected to refuse jurisdiction because of ...

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Act maturely over Anyidoho’s arrest – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings

Former President Jerry Rawlings has called for cool heads and the rule of law to prevail in the matter of Koku Anyidoho’s arrest for treason. Describing the whole saga as a “media-political circus” in a statement on social media, Mr. Rawlings said, said the investigative processes must be adhered to without recourse to emotions. Following some complaints of police brutality ...

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