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Greed, corruption caused NDC’s “disgraceful” defeat – Rawlings

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The founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings, has said Ghanaians booted the NDC out of office because of sickening greed, selfishness and corruption. According to Mr. Rawlings, such practices were contrary to the values upheld by the NDC, describing them as a “betrayal of the values of June 4,” which are probity, transparency and accountability. “Nobody is ...

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Rawlings calls for complete overhaul of NDC

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Former President and founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings, is calling for a complete overhaul of his party. According to him, this is the only way the party could come back strong for the next election in 2020. Speaking at the 38th-anniversary of June 4th at Wa in the Upper West Region, the former president said ...

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Kingmakers in Wa honour Rawlings


Kingmakers of the Waala traditional council have enskined former president Jerry John Rawlings as a chief in the Wa Naa’s paramountcy. The enskinment was done at a short ceremony when the former president visited the Wa Naa’s Palace as part of activities to mark the commemoration of the 38th-anniversary of June 4th in Wa. Naa Seidu Braimah, paramount chief of ...

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Capt. Mahama’s death a wake-up call to state institutions – Rawlings


Former President Jerry John Rawlings has charged Ghanaians to see the murder of the late military captain, Maxwell Mahama, as a wake-up call on state institutions to live up to their duties and responsibilities in the fight against lawlessness in the country. Addressing a large crowd of people at the palace of the Paramount Chief of the Waala Traditional Area, ...

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Rawlings to address grand June 4 durbar in Wa today


Former President Jerry John Rawlings will climax this year’s June 4 anniversary with a grand durbar in the Upper West Regional capital of Wa on Sunday June 4, 2017. A statement issued by the June 4th Anniversary Planning committee said the leader of the June 4 uprising and Chairman of the AFRC, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings will be the ...

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USAID’s Ghana mission head visits agric & natural resources mgt. site


The Ghana Mission Director of USAID, Andrew Karas, is impressed with rural women in Northern Ghana for their adoption of the Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Project (AgNRM), which seeks to improve their livelihood. Andrew Karas expressed his delight when he visited some of the USAID funded project sites at the Dorimon community in the Wa ...

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Convert Bolga, Wa polytechnics into universities – Group


The Technical Universities Administrators Association of Ghana (TUAAG) has appealed to government to convert the Bolgatanga and Wa polytechnics into technical universities if it will succeed in the full implementation of its flagship policy of ‘One-District, One-Factory’ According to the Association, a successful implementation of the One-District, One-Factory requires huge human resource with technical and innovation background hence the urgent ...

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Man arrested for gunning down pump attendant


A man believed to be in his early 50s has been remanded into prison custody for allegedly shooting a fuel pump attendant to death in Paga in the Upper East Region. The suspect, Osman Paredavua, shot the pump attendant of Quantum Petroleum, Moses Akazuo, 30, on Monday 17th April 2017. The deceased is said to have been hit by the ...

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Wa residents want police woman fired for ‘insulting’ them

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Some residents in Wa in the Upper West Region, have voiced out their displeasure with a police officer who made what has been described as insulting and ethnocentric comments against them, following their protests against a police shooting incident. Many feel the officer, Believe Amedzro, should be dismissed from the service for her disparaging remarks against the people of Wa. Following ...

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School children in Wa municipality receive free eye screening

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Bliss Eye Care, a private eye clinic has organised a free eye screening service for over 2,000 basic school pupils in the Wa Municipality. The exercise held last Saturday formed part of the facility’s corporate social responsibility and is expected to cover all 11 districts of the Upper West Region. Dr Zakarea Alhassan Balure, an Optometrist and the Manager of ...

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