I am not interested in disenfranchising Voltarians – Akufo-Addo

I am not interested in disenfranchising Voltarians – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo calls on Torgbui Sri The President has rubbished claims by members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the purpose of the Ghana Cards is to disenfranchise some Ghanaians, particularly those from the Volta Region. According to

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Farmers hot as sugarcane rots while Komenda Sugar factory remains locked

Farmers hot as sugarcane rots while Komenda Sugar factory remains locked

The Nkawie Panin township in the Atwima Nwabiagya Municipality of the Ashanti Region has been thrown into a state of mourning after a building collapsed on a family of five, killing three children. The mud building caved in around 11

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Gender Ministry seeks support of eminent chiefs to abolish negative cultural practices

Gender Ministry seeks support of eminent chiefs to abolish negative cultural practices

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has made a passionate appeal to the National House of Chiefs (NHC) to support efforts to abolish obnoxious socio-cultural practices in Ghana. Ms Otiko Afisah Djabah, the sector Minister, says her outfit

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Pregnant woman, baby die over GHC500 ‘doctor motivation fee’

Pregnant woman, baby die over GHC500 ‘doctor motivation fee’

A 30-year-old pregnant woman died with her unborn baby at the Suntreso Government Hospital in Kumasi on Wednesday, 4 July 2018 after the health post refused her entry into the labour ward because her husband could not immediately pay a

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Japan floods: 126 killed after torrential rain and landslides

Japan floods: 126 killed after torrential rain and landslides

At least 126 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Japan, says the government. It is the highest death toll caused by rainfall that Japan has seen in more than

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Techiman North: Assembly fails to elect presiding member after six attempts

Techiman North: Assembly fails to elect presiding member after six attempts

The Techiman North District Assembly has yet again failed to elect a presiding member (PM) to preside over its meetings after six consecutive attempts. After the first round of the elections, none of the three candidates was able to garner

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Borrow money to pay us our salary arrears – Teachers tell gov’t

Borrow money to pay us our salary arrears – Teachers tell gov’t

A splinter teachers’ union, All Teachers Alliance Ghana, is asking the government to borrow money to pay all outstanding salary arrears of teachers in the country. “We are telling the government that the negotiations are enough and do not merit

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Togbe Afede slams Freddie Blay over 275 buses controversy

Togbe Afede slams Freddie Blay over 275 buses controversy

The National House of Chiefs has waded into the controversy surrounding the acquisition of 275 mini buses for 275 constituencies by the newly elected Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay.   The President of the House,

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I provided 200 motorbikes; why can’t Blay provide 275 buses? – Sammi Awuku

I provided 200 motorbikes; why can’t Blay provide 275 buses? – Sammi Awuku

Newly elected National Organiser of the New Patriotic Party has vehemently defended what he said is a private initiative by the chairman to buy 275 new buses for commercial use in the constituencies. Sammi Awuku said even he, without clout

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