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114,813 to partake in special voting, not 65,000 – EC

A little over 114,000 voters are expected to cast their ballot during the special voting on December 1; and not 65,000 as announced earlier. According to the Deputy Director of Communications of the Electoral Commission (EC), Yussif Ayuba, the earlier list and figure put out by the Commission was not the final list. He has explained that, the Commission has ...

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Airtel supports campaign against breast cancer

Telecommunications operator Airtel has presented a cheque of GHc 4,600 to Breast Care International, (BCI) to support the NGOs awareness creation program on breast cancer. At a brief presentation ceremony at the Peace and Love Hospital, on the spintex road, Accra, Mr. Olukayode Basanya, manager, call centre, Airtel, said the gesture formed part of Airtel’s corporate social responsibility which hinges ...

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We’re not plotting mayhem in Volta – NPP    

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Volta Region has denied knowledge of a purported document claiming that it is planning to cause mayhem in the region on Election Day. At a press conference in Ho on Tuesday, the Deputy General Secretary of NDC Koku Anyidoho said his party had intercepted a document from one Pastor Avuletey that clearly shows ...

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Gunman arrested for posing as Mahama’s security guard

A 30-year old man, David Asante, has been arrested for posing as one of the President’s security detail during the commissioning of a school project, which the President was expected to attend. He was seen lurking around the area with a gun, when the President visited the Adenta constituency a few days ago for the event. Narrating the incident to ...

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EC creates special office to address complaints

The Electoral Commission has created a special office to address complaints by political parties and independent candidates taking part is in this year’s election. This comes on the back of complaints by some political parties in Ghana about the EC’s performance and decisions. A statement signed by Head of Communications at the EC, Eric Kofi Dzakpasu said the new office ...

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Amidu cleared to ‘grill’ Woyome

Embattled businessman Alfred Woyome, has been ordered by the Supreme Court to appear in court for an oral examination by former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, over the repayment of the judgment debt paid him. The order follows an application filed by Mr. Amidu, praying the Supreme Court to allow him to orally examine Woyome, after the Attorney General (AG) discontinued ...

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Vodafone’s Healthline supports hip replacement surgery

A sickle cell disease patient, Robert Nyan Jr., who was suffering from a contracted hip condition, has expressed gratitude to Vodafone Ghana for funding his hip replacement surgery. The surgery has now made it possible for him to live a normal life to pursue his dream of becoming a Neurosurgeon. Before the surgery, the 18-year-old was unable to walk properly ...

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Koforidua Technical University to organise award ceremony

Koforidua Technical University is expected to organise an award ceremony that will recognize and celebrate the efforts of students as well as faculty and community non-profit agencies who demonstrate a high level of commitment and dedication to leadership. The awards will also be given based on the achievements chalked by these students. The theme for this year’s ceremony is  ‘Empowering ...

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Five features of Kwame Nkrumah Circle interchange [Infographic]

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday inaugurated the €75 million Kwame Nkrumah Circle interchange project. The infographic below captures five features of the new project. – By: Marian Ansah/citifmonline.com/Ghana Follow @EfeAnsah

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President Mahama commissions Trust Sports Emporium in Bukom [Photos]

President John Dramani Mahama commissioned the brand new Trust Sports Emporium yesterday in Bukom. The numerous world boxing champions the Bukom area has produced influenced the decision to construct the edifice in the town. The arena will also feature a basketball court, a tennis court,a weightlifting hall and an Olympic-sized pool. The 7000 seater arena,constructed with funding from SSNIT is ...

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