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NDC demands Appiah Stadium’s release in 24-hours


Members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashanti Region, are demanding the immediate release of one of their own, Appiah Stadium, an activist and a serial caller, who was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly defaming the President, Nana Akufo-Addo. “We demand the immediate release of Appiah Stadium from police custody now in the interest of the stability of ...

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National Development Planning members resign en bloc

Dr. Kwesi Botchwey, Chairman of the NDPC

The entire members of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), who were appointed during the previous National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, have announced their resignation en bloc from the Commission. The Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Kwesi Botchwey, made the announcement at a meeting with President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday. The commission is made up of 24 members. “…And now ...

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Black Stars B present 2017 WAFU trophy to Akufo-Addo


President Akufo Addo showed his gratitude to the Black Stars B team for winning the WAFU 2017 competition by pledging an amount of 100,000 dollars to be shared among the squad and technical team. Officials and Players of the Black Stars B team were at the Flagstaff house to present the WAFU Cup trophy to the President, Nana Akufo Addo. ...

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Meteo service warns of heavy thunderstorm across Ghana


The Meteorological Agency has warned against a thunderstorm which it said is approaching the country from neighboring Togo. The service in an alert copied to, said areas in the country expected to be affected include Accra, Tema, Adenta, Sege and Battor. “A moderate thunderstorm and rain-bearing cloud system observed over the southern half of Togo is expected to move west ...

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Vodafone picks three awards at CIMG Awards


Vodafone’s flagship health initiative, Healthline TV, has been adjudged TV Programme of the Year at the  Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) awards held over the weekend. The Telecoms giant’s customer rewards programme, Yee Twi Kor, also won the best TV Advert of the Year and Press Advert of the Year, during the event held in Ghana’s capital, Accra. Healthline ...

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NDC serial caller Appiah Stadium arrested for ‘defaming’ Nana Addo


Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested a known serial caller and activist of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Appiah Stadium. According to reports,  he was arrested for suggesting in a recent audio that went viral, that the President, Nana Akufo-Addo smokes marijuana [wee]. A source at the Ashanti Regional command confirmed the arrest to Citi News. The source also ...

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Selective tendering cause of inflated road projects – Contractor

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The immediate past President of the Association of Road Contractors -Ghana, Joseph Ebo Hewton, has attributed the cause of inflated cost of road projects in Ghana on what he described as selective tendering. According to him, contractors take advantage of that to bloat contract sums when such processes are used for awarding contracts because it does not create competition. Mr. Hewton made the ...

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Bimbilla conflict: NGO to use children as peace ambassadors


A non-governmental organization with expertise in conflict resolution and peace building, has adopted a new strategy for ensuring lasting peace in Bimbilla, the capital of the Nanumba North District of the Northern Region. The initiative dubbed, Young Peace Builders Forum (YPF), is aimed at training children from a number of communities within the district to serve as peace ambassadors in ...

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I stand tall among all potential NDC flagbearers – Bagbin

Alban Bagbin

Member of Parliament for Nadowli/Kaleo constituency, Alban Bagbin, has given the strongest indication yet that he may contest for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearership in the 2020 elections. Speaking at an event to celebrate his 25th year in Ghanaian politics, Mr. Bagbin said his presidential ambitions were “as clear as daylight.” Mr. Bagbin said he considers himself a notch above all ...

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Ghanaians require proper education on GMOs – Minister


Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has urged the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) Board, to educate the public on biotechnology and biosafety issues. This he said will help the public understand and embrace biotechnology as a better alternative to socio-economic advancement. He said such public education on biotechnology, especially on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), was needed ...

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