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Hajj Committee holds 2017 Hajj thanksgiving ceremony

The National Hajj Committee on Monday held a Thanksgiving and National Prayer service at the Hajj Village to mark the completion of the successful 2017 pilgrimage. The programme was attended by the Chairman of the Ghana Hajj Board Sheikh I.C Quaye, the Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu as the Guest of Honour, together with the ten regional chief ...

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Liberian court halts presidential run-off vote amid fraud probe

Liberia’s Supreme Court on Monday put a presidential run-off on hold until the electoral commission can investigate claims of irregularities and alleged fraud in last month’s first round of voting. Former footballer George Weah was initially set to face Vice-President Joseph Boakai on Tuesday to determine who will replace Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. A successful vote would ...

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Fuel prices increase by 3% average in 2017

Consumers should be paying more for the fuel they purchase at the various pumps from Tuesday, September 19, 2017, as Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) begin to adjust their prices to reflect the increase in the prices of their products. If the prediction by the Institute of Energy Security (IES) is anything to by, then prices will go up by at ...

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Martin Amidu punches holes into Special Prosecutor Bill 2017

One of Ghana’s most respected legal luminaries, Martin Amidu, has exposed some lapses in the Special Prosecutor Bill 2017, which seeks to set up a separate office to bring corrupt persons to book. Mr. Amidu, an anti-corruption campaigner and a former Attorney-General, in a 25-page paper critiquing aspects of the Bill which deals with the provision establishing the Office of ...

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Cit News Daily: Wednesday 9 August, 2017

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Citi FM’s Family Month begins with Family Consecration Service today

Citi FM’s Family Month begins today Monday, May 1, 2017, with the 2017 Family Consecration Service 2017 at the main Winners Chapel Ghana auditorium in Accra. The theme for the service is “Locate my Family oh God.” Staff of the station will be joined by many of its cherished listeners at the service to dedicate themselves and their families to God. According ...

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Don’t politicize Aboakyir festival – King Makers warn Afenyo-Markin

The elders of the Otuano Royal Family, the Kingmakers of the Effutu Traditional Area in the Central Region, have warned the Effutu Member of Parliament, Alex Afenyo-Markin to desist from actions that may disturb the upcoming Aboakyir with his political colours. They urged the Member of Parliament to restrain his supporters from fomenting troubles ahead of the 2017 peaceful Aboakyir ...

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Citi FM’s Heritage Caravan sets off [Photos]

About 100 people participating in Citi FM’s Heritage Caravan, set off today [Sunday], for a 7-day trip from the national capital, Accra, that will see them tour seven regions in the country. The 2017 trip, which has Vodafone Cash, HFC Susu Plus Account and Top Oil as sponsors, has been packaged to give patrons an experience of a lifetime. The moments ...

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Economy projected to grow by 6.3% in 2017

Government has projected a  real GDP growth of 6.3 percent; with oil for the year 2017, while non-oil real GDP growth is estimated at  4.6 percent. This is compared with the 2016 GDP, based on the provisional out-turn for the first three quarters of the period, which is estimated at 3.6 percent, with the non-oil real GDP estimated at 4.6 ...

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Kumasi-Paga rail line, others captured in 2017 budget

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, has outlined government’s intended projects aimed at revamping the railway sector. Key among these projects, is the completion of the railway lines along the Sekondi to Takoradi via the Kojokrom section. This according to government, “will help improve the operational performance and revenue of Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL) and enable the Company wean ...

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