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Nana Addo cuts sod for One-District, One-Warehouse [Photos]

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The President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, has launched the One-District One-Warehouse component of the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP). He cut the sod for the construction of a 1000 metric tonnes capacity warehouse at Ejura in the Ashanti Region. The warehouse, according to the President, will not only minimize post-harvest losses but also boost efforts in ensuring food security. ...

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Promoting ACP Addo-Danquah not good for corruption fight – Azeem

Vitus Azeem

Anti-corruption campaigner, Vitus Azeem, has described the promotion of ACP Maame Tiwaa Addo Danquah as the acting Director General of the Police Service’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID), as a worrying development in the fight against corruption in the country. ACP Addo-Danquah replaced DCOP Bright Oduro, who was relieved of his post after just nine months in charge of the CID. The move has generated ...

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Ghana, Ivory Coast set up joint Committee to implement ITLOS ruling

President Ouattara with President Akufo-Addo

Ghana and Ivory Coast have established a joint Committee to oversee the implementation of the recent judgment by the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), over the two countries’ maritime border dispute. Following a declaration by Ghanaian President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the dispute and its eventual resolution had strengthened the relationship between the two neighbouring nations, the Committee has ...

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Gov’t to support extension officers with 3,000 motorbikes, 250 pickups

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The government has announced plans to purchase three thousand motorcycles and two hundred and fifty pickups for use by Agricultural extension officers. Speaking at the annual festival of the Lawra traditional area in the Upper West Region, to climax their annual Kobine festival, the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, reiterated his administration’s commitment to the development of agriculture in order ...

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Ghana’s corruption laws not punitive enough – Prof. Martey

Professor Emmanuel Martey

Former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church, Reverend Professor Martey, has expressed his dissatisfaction with Ghana’s current laws on corruption, saying they are not stringent enough in punishing corrupt persons. Speaking at a public lecture organized by the Christian Service University in Kumasi, Mr. Martey intimated that, these laws have failed to ensure “severe punishment for culprits” indicted in various scandals ...

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Ivorian President, Alassane Ouattara arrives in Ghana today

President Ouattara with President Akufo-Addo

Ivorian President, Alassane Ouattara, will today [Monday], arrive in Ghana for a two-day working visit. The visit by the Ivorian President comes barely a month after Ghana emerged victorious in a maritime dispute with Ivory Coast at the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Germany. The two countries have already accepted the decision of ITLOS, and ...

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Nana Addo joins Lawra for Kobineh festival climax [Photos]

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President Nana Akufo-Addo is at Lawra in the Upper West Region, to partake in the climax of the annual Kobineh festival of the chiefs and people of the Lawra traditional area. Naaa Abaifah Karbo, the Paramount Chief of the Lawra traditional area, and his sub-chiefs, were on hand to welcome the President. The festival is celebrated to express gratitude to the ...

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A large gov’t means large corruption – Rev. Martey cautions

Professor Emmanuel Martey

A former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Reverend Professor Emmanuel Martey, has called for a constitutional direction to streamline the size of Governments in the country. According to him, the large size of Governments has the tendency to breed corrupt appointees. The outspoken Bishop, who said appointees of the  New Patriotic Party administration have begun showing signs of ...

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Cabinet’s 9 ‘tough’ decisions to curb fuel explosions

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A Cabinet meeting on Thursday saw the introduction of nine safety measures to ensure sanity within the fuel distribution chain nationwide, and ostensibly to curb explosions. These safety measures are aside President Nana Akufo-Addo ordering the implementation of the Cylinder Re-circulation Model of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) distribution. Key are among these measures is the impending closure of high-risk fuel stations across ...

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Close down high-risk fuel stations in 30-days – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo at the site of the explosion at Atomic Junction.

High-risk fuel stations across the country are to be shut-down in a month’s time, following a directive from President Akufo-Addo after Thursday’s crucial cabinet meeting. The President said this directive will be implemented by a task-force without “regard to any political or special interests.” A statement issued by the presidency and signed by the Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, after the ...

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