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Meet Rodrigo Duterte: the Donald Trump of the Philippines

In Guns, Goons and The Presidency, yesterday’s episode of Al Jazeera English’s award-winning 101 East, presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte was compared to Donald Trump and labeled “the Dirty Harry of Philippine politics” ahead of next month’s elections. As author Marites Vitug says, “He’s the most outrageous, the most colourful and the most interesting character in […]

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Black Stars play Japan May 11

The Local Black Stars A locally assembled Black Stars team will face Japan’s Olympic national team in an international friendly at the National Olympics Stadium on May 11.The match will be a test game for Coach Makoto Teguramori and his charges as they face an Africa opposition ahead of Rio 2016.However, Local Black Stars coach […]

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Ghana job available after AFCON 2017 – Avram Grant

Avram Grant and Andre Ayew after a game Avram Grant has disclosed his discontinuation of the Ghana job after AFCON 2017 in Gabon.This means the former Chelsea manager would not extend his contract after he guides the senior national team to the continent’s biggest mundial early next year.Grant has already been reported to be in […]

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E/R: Boy, 4, crashed to death in gory accident

A 4-year-old boy, Bright Abeku, a pupil of Sarkodie School, met his untimely death Wednesday morning after he was crashed by a private car in Koforidua, the Eastern regional capital.The Mitsubishi car with registration number ER 2198-14 knocked Abeku and a friend on their way to school.The unfortunate incident occurred in front of St James […]

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Gomoa East DCE on NPP billboard demolition spree

The destroyed billboard of the NPP MP The DCE for Gomoa East in the Central region Jehu-Appiah Jonamoah Moses is on a billboard demolition spree which has affected the NPP parliamentary candidate for Awutu Senya Mavis Hawa Koomson.The DCE has reportedly claimed he owes no one an explanation over his actions since he has absolute […]

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Reshuffle at EC: Owusu Parry, Sylvia Annor re-assigned

The position for Head of Public Relations and Communications at the Electoral Commission has been declared vacant after a reshuffle of staff.Christian Owusu Parry who has been acting as Director for the Public Affairs Department has been moved to administration while Sylvia Annor has also been moved to handle protocol at the Commission.In a memo […]

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WAEC must take the blame!

  WE at Today are still finding it difficult to understand the explanation given by authorities of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) that “students having “foreknowledge” of the questions did not amount to “leakage.” WAEC’s Public Affairs Director, Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, was reported to have said this yesterday on Class FM in Accra. Her explanation comes in the wake […]

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Don’t be objects of violence — Nduom advises youth

  File Photo   Presidential hopeful of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has advised the youth against being used as ‘objects of violence’ during election seasons. Speaking to a section of students from Aggrey Memorial Senior High School in the Central region, Dr. Nduom noted that the youth usually become victims of […]

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MCE hot; accused of embezzling Assembly funds  

    Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) in the Greater Accra region, Mr. Ibrahim Baidoo, has been accused of spending funds of the Assembly on rented plush apartment for himself and a few management members. Some residents, however, expressed their displeasure over the delay in the completion of a housing project […]