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Nana Addo leaves for Togo; US, Germany trips to follow

President Nana Akufo-Addo has left Ghana for a 10-day visit to Togo, the United States of America, and Germany. The President’s visit to Togo will see him resume mediation efforts to find “a lasting solution” to the country’s political impasse, according to a statement from the Presidency. In the US, the President Akufo-Addo will become the first African leader to address the ...

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I’ve not been served writ challenging my appointment – Amidu

Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, says he has not received any writ from the Supreme Court supposedly challenging his eligibility for the position. “I wish the public to know that nobody has served me personally with any writ or statement of case or injunction challenging my nomination, approval and appointment so as to restrain me from accepting this appointment,” ...

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Power College students support kids at Ho Municipal Hospital

Students of Power College

Students of Power College, a Remedial and Private Secondary School in Ho in the Volta Region, have contributed part of their provisions meant for school as donations at the Ho Municipal Hospital’s Children’s Ward. The donation included toiletries, detergents and other assorted items which the students said were their widow’s mite to support the welfare of the children on admission. ...

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Suspected leader of all-female fraud syndicate arrested

Woman Arrested

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) has announced the arrest of the suspected leader of an all-female syndicate engaged in the merchandise business. According to a statement signed by the Assistant Superintendent of Police, Olivia Turkson, the fraudsters approach wholesalers, retailers and petty traders and engage them in a bargain for products including air conditioners, folding chairs, cooking oil and alcoholic beverages. ...

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Bolga NTC tutors angry over transfer of staff ‘who exposed corruption’

Tutors of the Bolgatanga Nursing Training College are asking the Ministry of Health to reconsider the transfer of two of their colleagues, saying that action was taken because the two made allegations of corruption against the school’s principal, Bawa Awalu. The impasse between the Principal and tutors brought academic work to a halt in November 2017, with two of the ...

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Your independence is assured – Nana Addo tells Amidu

Swearing-in of Martin A.B.K Amidu as Special Prosecutor

Contrary to suggestions that the Office of the Special Prosecutor may not achieve much because there’s likely to be some executive influence, President Akufo-Addo has reassured Martin Amidu, that the independence of his office will not be compromised by the executive or any other arm of government. The President gave the assurance when he swore in Mr. Amidu today [ ...

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‘Witch-hunting propaganda won’t stop me’ – Amidu

Swearing-in of Martin A.B.K Amidu as Special Prosecutor

The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has promised not to fail in delivering on his mandate to fight corruption in the country, saying not even claims that he will embark on a political witch-hunting drive will deter him from working. “I have given Mr. President my word of honour that I will discharge the duties of the burdensome you have entrusted ...

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V/R losing over GH¢1bn from untapped arable lands – Analyst

Breakfast Meeting held in Ho

The Volta Region is losing out on about GH¢1.2 billion from the under-utilization of the vast arable lands in the region, a budget analyst has revealed. According to Mr Kwame Sowu, who is also the Chairman of Energy Synergy, lots of business opportunities, particularly in Agribusiness, abound the Volta Region. But the underutilization of these potential openings has, over the ...

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State funeral held for Prof. Allotey [Photos]

Prof Allotey laid to rest

President Nana Akufo-Addo led hundreds of mourners who converged at the forecourt of the State House to bid farewell to renowned Scientist and Mathematician, Professor Francis Allotey. Reading a tribute on behalf of the government, the Minister of Environment Science and Technology Professor Frimpong Boateng described Prof. Allotey as a “fiercely loyal Ghanaian.” “He was patriotic and fiercely loyal to ...

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Amidu sworn in as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor

Swearing-in of Martin A.B.K Amidu as Special Prosecutor

President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn in Martin Amidu as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor. Mr. Amidu was sworn in today [Friday] at the Flagstaff House in the presence of the Vice President, Chief of Staff, Attorney General and other government officials. After Mr. Amidu had been sworn in, President Akufo-Addo reminded him of the high expectations of the citizenry. “The Ghanaian ...

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