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Taiwan earthquake: Two rescued from collapsed building

Two people have been pulled alive from the ruins of an apartment building two days after it collapsed in a powerful earthquake in Tainan City in Taiwan. The first was a woman who was officials said was found lying underneath the body of her husband. Their two-year-old son was found dead nearby. Shortly later, a […]

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‘Our MP deserves commendation not condemnation’

Hon. Kobla Mensah Woyome   Some concerned residents in the South Tongu Constituency in the Volta region has cautioned on members of the various communities in the constituency who have penchant for telling lies to desist from their unholy act. The concerned residents explained that chining out falsehood and disparaging comments about selfless leaders who […]

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Fraud Alert: Land Commission using Prez , IGP names for land business

Today’s investigations indicate that some unscrupulous officials in the Greater Accra Regional Office of the Land Commission at the Land Registration Division are using the names of President John Dramani Mahama and the acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP,) Mr. John Kudalor to sell lands to unsuspecting businessmen and women in some strategic locations in Accra. […]

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Parliament begins vetting of Mahama’s ministerial appointees Monday

The Legislature will Monday begin vetting President John Mahama’s ministerial nominees in accordance with its oversight role of the Executive. Minister designate for Youth and Sports, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, Upper East Region minister designate, Albert Adongo and Central Region minister designate, Kweku Rickett Hagan, will begin the process that will also vet four other […]

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MPs absenteeism impedes parliamentary work

  Parliament of Ghana is saddled with absenteeism and lateness which is having a negative effect on public businesses on the floor of the august house. Public business on the floor of the house are supposed to commence at 10:00am on every sitting day which is from Tuesday – Friday but the legislatures who are […]

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Financial stocks drive down market returns

The Ghana Stock Exchange floor   Out of the 11 losers at week-close, 6 were financial equities, thus placing further downward pressure on key market indices as the Composite and Financial Stock Index slumped from 0.46% and 0.60% at week-open to -1.14% and -1.27% at week-close respectively on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). Trading activity […]

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Finance Ministry to be review CET in 5 years

  The Ministry of Finance has assured the various business organizations calling for the scrapping off of the Common External Tariff, (CET) of a possible review of some of the tariffs within the next five years. The Common External Tariff which has been implemented for about a week now, requires that all imports into Ghana attract […]

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Taiwan earthquake: Two rescued from collapsed building

The man was conscious and rushed to hospital.   Two people have been pulled alive from the ruins of an apartment building two days after it collapsed in a powerful earthquake in Tainan City in Taiwan. The first was a woman who was officials said was found lying underneath the body of her husband. Their […]

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Bribery scandal hits CJ’s office

File photo   A private legal practi¬tioner, I.B. Akwantey has petitioned President John Dramani Mahama to re¬move from office Justice Dennis Dominic Adjei of the Court of Appeal for al¬legedly collecting money from judges of the lower bench for promotions and the opportunity to study abroad. According to the peti¬tioner, in one instance, Jus¬tice Adjei […]

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FA Cup to begin Feb.18

  Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the program outline for 2015-16 edition of the FA Cup competition with a grand launch slated on February 18, 2016. Third-tier and second-tier clubs will begin the competition in the preliminary round before the 16 premier league clubs join in the round of 64. Medeama SC won last […]