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Berlin truck attack: Tunisian ‘sought over market deaths’

German police are searching for a Tunisian man over Monday’s Berlin Christmas market attack, reports say. According to a temporary-stay permit found in the cab of the lorry that ploughed into crowds, “Anis A” was born in 1992 in the city of Tataouine. Searches are said to be under way in the North Rhine-Westphalia region. […]

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Dumsor beckons; VRA writes GRIDCo over gas shortage

There will be a 15- day interruption in gas supply from February and the month of March, a letter written by the Volta River Authority (VRA) has revealed. The Authority in the letter further indicated that “power from Ameri Energy will also not be available during that period.” The VRA has therefore called on managers of […]

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NDC executives must resign for election defeat – Group

A new think tank, the Crusade for Probity and Accountability, has demanded the resignation of all the National Democratic Congress (NDC) national executives for overseeing the worst defeat of a sitting government under Ghana’s fourth republic. The group’s argument is that, since the NDC leadership took credit for past election successes, they should equally take responsibility […]

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Netflix US Twitter account hacked

The Netflix US Twitter account – with 2.5m followers – has been compromised by a hacker group. The group, OurMine, posted tweets promoting its own website and services. However, the tweets were removed about an hour after the first one appeared. OurMine has hacked several high-profile Twitter accounts this year, including those of Wikipedia co-founder […]

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GIMPA lecturers threaten strike over appointments

Senior lecturers and administration officials at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) have served notice they will lay down their tools from  February 1, 2016. Officials at the Institute say they will not teach or enter marks on the school’s score entry system if various acting top positions in the school are […]

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Chief Justice worried by lack of accomodation for judges

Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood, the Chief Justice has noted that accommodation for judges continues to remain a challenge to the Judicial Service. According to Mrs Wood, the engagement of more judges by the judicial service as part of its reforms had invariably resulted in the increase in the number of judges who require accommodation from […]

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Nduom wishes Ghanaians well this festive season

Dr. amd Mrs. Nduom are owners of Groupe Nduom   President and Chief Executive Officer Ghanaian and American business empire, Groupe Nduom (GN,) Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has extended his Christmas felicitations to the Christians in Ghana with the hope of prosperous New Year. In a Video News Release, he prayed for good health for […]

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Nursing and Midwifery Council donates GHC16,000 to Accra Psychiatric Hospital

  The Accra Psychiatric Hospital has received donations worth over GHC 16,000 from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana. The donation which included stationery, toiletries, bedclothes and medicine was part of the Council`s corporate social responsibility. At a presentation ceremony at the hospital on Tuesday, the Registrar of the Council, Mr. Felix Nyante said, […]

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Minority delaying passage of RTI Bill – Majority

Edward Doe Adjaho, Speaker of Parliament The Majority in Parliament has accused the Minority of not showing commitment regarding the passage of the Right to Information Bill. According to the majority, many MPs on the minority side since Tuesday leave the chamber in their numbers when the matter comes up, denying the house the needed […]