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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff to face impeachment trial

AP/Dilma Rousseff had said the impeachment proceedings were a “coup” Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is to face trial after the Senate voted to impeach and suspend her. Ms Rousseff is accused of illegally manipulating finances to hide a growing public deficit ahead of her re-election in 2014, which she denies. Senators voted to suspend her […]

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NCCE lacks capacity to hold presidential debate – IEA

Executive Director of the IEA Mrs. Jean Mensa The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has said the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) lacks the capacity to hold presidential debates.The IEA said the “government agency” does not have the credibility to organise such sensitive exercise because they have not been “tried and tested” in that […]

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Ghana losing $290m yearly due to poor sanitation

A new study has revealed that Ghana loses over 290 million dollars yearly due to poor sanitation.The money is the cost of spending on clearing huge refuse within cities and health care spending as a result of sanitation related disease outbreaks among others.Also, five out of six Ghanaians representing 85 percent of the population do […]

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‘Unemployment threat to national security’

File Photo   Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, has affirmed that the high unemployment rate in the country was “very dangerous and is a threat to national security.” According to him, the growing unemployment rate among the youth in Ghana was very alarming, stating that if the issue is not addressed soon […]

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Nii Noi goes wild over circulation of his fake campaign poster

      Independent parliamentary candidate for Klottey Korley constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Nii Noi Nortey, in a rare fit of anger yesterday warned persons involved in posting fake campaign posters bearing his image and that of presidential candidates of the NDC and the NPP to desist from such activities.  Such dubious activities, he […]

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Taylor Swift collects Taylor Swift award

Pop star Taylor Swift has been presented with a prize in her own name at the BMI pop awards in Los Angeles.The eponymous award recognised the singer’s “artistic talent and influence”.Swift told the audience: “If they had chosen someone else to give the Taylor Swift Award to, I’d be kind of bummed about it.”It is […]

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Newcastle, Norwich relegated from Premier League

Newcastle, Norwich relegated from Premier League Newcastle United and Norwich City were relegated from the Premier League on Wednesday as Sunderland secured their survival with a one-sided 3-0 victory over Everton.Sunderland centre-back Lamine Kone’s first two goals for the club and a Patrick van Aanholt free-kick took Sam Allardyce’s side four points clear of danger […]

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‘Gay’ boy, 15, arrested for defiling 5-year-old boy

A 15-year-old Junior High School (JHS) boy has been arrested by the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in Wa, Upper West region for defiling a five-year-old boy.Head of Upper West Regional DOVVSU, ASP Benjamin Mensah narrated that the victim was returning from school when he was invited by […]