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Newspaper headlines: Thursday, July 27, 2017


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China supports ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ with processing equipment


The government of the Peoples Republic of China through the Chinese Embassy in Ghana has donated some agro processing equipment worth  $217,400 to the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA). The machines include thirteen sets of maize milling machines, two sets of soya milling machines and one set of millet milling machine with a capacity of processing one tonne per hour. ...

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Ike Quartey to guide Isaac Dogboe ahead of world title fight


Former Ghanaian Welter weight champion Ike “Bazooka’ Quartey is set to bestow his wealth of experience on Isaac Dogboe following his victory over Javier Chacon. Quartey who in his prime successfully defended his Welterweight crown seven times has joined the Ghana Boxing Authority in an official capacity as a technical director. His guidance will come in handy, especially at a ...

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Man who stole Major Mahama’s iPhone 7 arrested

Major Mahama's mobile phone was found with Kwodjo Fordjour who has been remanded in police custody

The person who stole late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama’s mobile phone after he was killed at Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region on May 29, 2017 has been arrested. Police investigators traced the mobile phone – an iPhone7, to the room of Kwodjo Fordjour, a driver at Denkyira Obuasi. The Accra Central District Court on Wednesday remanded Fordjour to police ...

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‘I Told You So’ returns in August


In the late 1960’s when Egbert Adjesu and the Ghana Film Corporation decided to adapt one of the late Bob Cole’s concert party plays to screen, little did they know that they were creating a time capsule of nostalgia, wits and immortal characters brought to life by an assembly of talented actors and actresses. The result was the 1970 Ghanaian ...

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Minority disgracing NDC with criticism of Kwabena Donkor raid – Amidu

Martin Amidu

Outspoken former Attorney General, Martin Amidu feels the Minority in Parliament’s reaction to the CID’s Monday raid on the residence of former Power Minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, as part of investigations into the controversial AMERI deal, was a slap in the face of the values of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), of which it represents. Mr. Amidu, also an NDC ...

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AMERI issues may be settled in court – Haruna Iddrisu

Haruna Iddirsu

The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu has suggested that the MP for Adansi Asokwa, K.T. Hammond may have to resort to the law courts to address the reservations he has with the AMERI deal, for which he recently filed a motion for government to reverse. Mr. Iddrisu found Mr. Hammond’s u-turn on the AMERI deal bizarre and argued that the former ...

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Krowor MP, NGO de-worm thousands in constituency

Krowor MP, NGO de-worm thousands in constituency

The Member of Parliament for Krowor, who doubles as the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Elizabeth, Afolley Quaye, over the weekend, partnered with Mandogue Foundation to de-worm over thousand residents of Krowor constituency. The program dubbed Free Homowo Deworming Exercise forms part of the activities earmarked by the MP and Mandoque Foundation for this year’s Homowo celebration. Speaking at ...

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Cash from voter ID replacements intact – Charlotte Osei

Charlotte Osei

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei has said that that commission has not expended monies it accrued from the replacement of voter IDs for Ghanaians ahead of the 2016 December elections. According to her, the EC made over GH¢2.5 million from the replacement process and more than GH¢42,000 cedis from the sale of media accreditation cards. Answering ...

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Kpone Katamanso: Residents threaten demo over bad roads


Some residents who reside at the Community 22 annex, Washington, New York, Zenu, BBC and its environs within the Kpone Katamanso District Assembly have threatened to embark on a massive demonstration if efforts are not taken to reshape and construct their roads for them. According to the residents, their roads are so deplorable that private cars have stopped plying the ...

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