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‘Don’t legalise marijuana’

A recent proposal by the newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Standards Authority (GSP), Professor Alex Dodoo, for marijuana (wee) to be legalised seems to have stirred controversy in the country. In view of this, some concerned Ghanaians have appealed to the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to immediately rubbish Prof. Dodoo’s suggestions which […]

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Vendor collapses after losing GHC6,000 to fraudster

It all happened Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in the afternoon when a petty trader by name Mena Ekua, 37, went to a vendor, Emmanuel Dadzie, who is in his 30s at Nkotompo, and asked him to transfer 2,000 Ghana cedis each to three different contacts, a request the vendor quickly obliged It was when the […]

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Trainee nurses protest ‘Exorbitant’ tuition fees

PARENTS of students undergoing training at the Nursing and Midwifery Training College (NMTC) at Teshie, Accra, have called on the Ministry of Health (MoH) to set up a committee of enquiry to investigate what they describe as “unapproved exorbitant tuition fees” being charged by the college. The said fees, according to the parents, were being […]

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Free SHS challenges anticipated – Prof. Yankah

A Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, has denied the fact that challenges that have hit the implementation of the government’s free Senior High School (SHS) policy was due to the lack of proper planning. Although the programme has already taken off, some school heads are yet to receive funding for first […]

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Amidu lashes out at Ablakwa

A senior member and a critic of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Martin A.B. Amidu, has insisted that the party’s Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto-Ablakwa, insulted him in an article he [the MP] supposedly authored, using a pseudonym. Mr. Amidu, a former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, in his recent epistle chastised […]

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NIA unveils new ID card, readies for massive registration

The National Identification Authority has outdoored a new national identification card, with the promise to launch its massive registration exercise. At a news briefing in Accra Wednesday, NIA Executive Director, Professor Ken Agyemang Attefuah said the Authority is prepared to embark the exercise projected to formalise Ghana’s economy. “The National Identification Authority is ready to […]

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Bawumia attends UNCTAD meeting

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, left Accra on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 for Geneva, Switzerland, to participate in a high level panel discussion organised by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The discussion will be on the theme: “Accelerating Progress in Building Productive Capacities in Least Developing Countries and Other Vulnerable Developing […]

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Parents Rejoice In Cape Coast

Parents in the Cape Coast metropolis in the Central Region have lauded the government for implementing the free Senior High School education policy. They said the policy will ease the enormous financial burden on parents and will enable them invest in other productive ventures. Speaking in an interview with DAILY GUIDE, Madam Sarah Eshun said […]

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Police arrest 10 galamseyers

A planned protest by members of Small Scale Miners Association in the Ashanti Region yesterday was forcefully cancelled by the Ashanti Regional Police Command. About 10 of the miners who attempted to challenge the orders of the police and some of whom were supposedly carrying ‘offensive weapons’ were arrested by the police and will be […]