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Stop lamenting about corruption and act – GII tells Mahama

President John Mahama Anti-graft body Ghana Integrity Initiative is asking President John Mahama to stop lamenting about corruption and implement strategies necessary in dealing with the menace.The President told the BBC on the sidelines of the anti-corruption summit in the UK that his government’s fight against corruption has been significant.He also noted that he has […]

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Revealed: Contract for Ghc3.6m bus branding just one-page

  Pressure group Occupy Ghana, has released what it says is the contract agreement between Government and the Smarttys Management for the branding of 116 Metro Mass Transit (MMT) buses, that cost the tax payer Ghc3.6 million. Occupy Ghana has been given several documents on the controversial deal by the Attorney General after they secured […]

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PPP outdoors Nduom as flag-bearer on July 16

  Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has set July 16, 2016 as the day to outdoor its presidential candidate, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, for the November 7 polls. The event, which will take place in Accra, will bring together supporters and sympathisers of the party across the country for party’s national convention. This was announced yesterday […]

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IEA must stop practicing ‘civil society dictatorship’ – Koku

Koku Anyidoho The Deputy General Secretary of the NDC Koku Anyidoho has slammed the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) over its decision to press on with a two-man presidential debate between John Mahama and Nana Akufo-Addo.According to Anyidoho, the think-tank is practicing “civil society dictatorship” and cannot cow the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) to […]

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Debate impasse: We are not competing with IEA – NCCE

The candidates who took part in the 2012 IEA debate The National Commission for Civic Education has said it is unfazed by the IEA’s criticism of its decision to hold a debate for the presidential candidates ahead of the 2016 elections.According to the NCCE, it is well placed and has the mandate to embark on […]

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Brazil impeachment: New leader Temer calls for trust

Michel Temer became interim president as soon as Ms Rousseff was suspended. Brazil’s new interim President Michel Temer has addressed the nation after the Senate voted to back the impeachment trial of Dilma Rousseff. “Trust in the values of our people and in our ability to rebuild the economy,” Mr Temer said. He has named […]

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Chiefs must lead in dev’t — Nana Kobina Nketsia V

      Paramount Chief of Essikado Traditional Area, Nana Kobina Nketsia V, has called on traditional rulers to play the lead role in bringing development to their areas. He noted that the days when chiefs led their people to the battlefields were gone and so chiefs were now expected to lead in the “battle […]

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Secular artistes not sinners — Supt. Kofi Sarpong

  Sensational Ghanaian gospel artiste, Superintendent Kofi Sarpong, has advised his fellow gospel music stars to stop perceiving secular musicians as sinners.  According to the Gospel Artiste of the Year, it was wrong to see secular musicians as sinners since God was the only one to judge. “I don’t see anything wrong with secular artistes […]

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MTN FA Cup: Sharks keen on qualification

  Kobina Amissah – Elmina Sharks Coach   The MTN FA Cup returns at all designated match venues across the country this weekend with last season’s round of 64 finalist, Elmina Sharks, poised to progress to the quarter finals of the competition as they face True Democracy at the Nduom Sports Stadium. Sharks, who have gone […]

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HFC Bank hosts PM of Trinidad and Tobago

    HFC Bank, a member of Republic Bank Holdings Limited (RBHL) of Trinidad and Tobago, last Monday evening hosted the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency, Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley, to a cocktail as part of his 4 day official visit to the country. The cocktail was also attended by His Excellency […]