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Any Person That Attempts To Harm The President, “Mad or Not”; Must Face The Law – Karbo

Deputy Director of Communications of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Anthony Karbo has condemned the alleged assassination attempt on President John Dramani Mahama. According to him, any person who attempts to harm the President of the Republic should face ...

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‘Ghana Likely To Legalize Homosexuality’

Founder and leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Akwasi Addae Odike has stated that Ghana’s continuous borrowing from foreign countries may lure the country to legalise same sex marriage. “Sooner than later, we will be asked to legalise same ...

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Ex-Soldiers Storm Parliament Over Unpaid Pension

Vice Admiral Quarshie, CDS Angry retired military men yesterday stormed parliament to present a petition to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Defence and Interior requesting the committee to intervene for the government to pay their end-of-service gratuities and allowances, having been ...

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We are on course to end dumsor – Power Minister

Power Minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor has reiterated government’s commitment to ending the load shedding exercise popularly known as dumsor. According to the Minister, there are concrete signs to indicate that Ghanaians will soon heave a sigh of relief. Dr. Donkor’s ...

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Gov’t must suspend collection of TV licenses – Lawyer warns

Government will have to suspend collecting TV license fees until the case involving the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and the Former Chief Executive Officer of the Volta River Authority (GRA), Dr. Wereko-Brobby is settled, a Legal Practitioner has said. Dr. ...

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Ghana records decline in armed robbery, drug trafficking

Mr James Agalga, Deputy Minister of the Interior, on Wednesday said despite the fact that the Ministry met challenges this year; some significant gains have been made towards improving the security situation in the country. He said there had been ...

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90 babies die daily & 30,000 annually

In Ghana, one newborn dies every 15 minutes, and 90 die daily. In all, as many as 30,000 newborns die annually before reaching the first month of life. The major causes of these deaths are complications from preterm births, complications ...

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Journalist arrested for Asamoah Gyan blackmail attempt

Showbiz journalist, Osarfo Anthony, has been arrested by the police for allegedly blackmailing Asamaoh Gyan’s management in order to prevent him from further leaking evidence about the footballer’s alleged sex scandal with Sara Kwablah. The reporter is alleged to have ...

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Forestry Commission announces temporary ban on hunting

The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission has announced the beginning of the hunting “Close Season,” a temporary ban on hunting from August 1 to December 1. A statement issued by the   Division and signed by its Executive Director, Nana Kofi Adu-Nsiah, ...

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Ethiopia’s agricultural growth up by 6 percent-Official

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday disclosed that agriculture has registered an average growth rate of 6 percent in the last four years as agricultural productivity increased from 13 to 21 quintals per hectare. The Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme ...

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