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Disaster looms as people encroach on railway

    THERE are unbridled erections of new makeshift structures, shops, lorry stations and food joints on the sideways of the Accra-Nsawam and Accra-Tema railways. Although in 2015, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) led by its immediate-past Mayor, Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, demolished these unauthorised structures by squatters along the railway lines, Weekend Today can […]

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Beware! Head injuries can lead to epilepsy 

  IT has been revealed that head injuries can cause epilepsy. This, according to a health professional, is either due to accident that gives trauma to the head or batting. Deputy Director of Nurses Service in Psychiatry at the Kaneshie Polyclinic, Mr. Nsiah Aryetei, disclosed this in an interview with Weekend Today. According to him, […]

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Tema Port expansion contractors call on Nana Addo

A delegation from Bolloré Transport & Logistics, APM Terminals and Meridian Port Services Ltd, the shareholders of the $1.5 billion Tema port expansion project, on Thursday, February 23, 2017, paid a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo to congratulate him on his election to the high office of President. The delegation, which was led by Cyrille […]

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Take advantage of Africa’s opportunities –Mahama

Former President Mahama has asked Africans to devise the necessary structural reforms that will put the African continent back on the path of growth. Speaking at the African Leadership Magazine (ALM) Person of the Year 2016 Awards Programme in Johannesburg in South Africa, the President also asked African entrepreneurs to take advantage of the opportunities […]

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NDC did ‘everything possible’ to protect Woyome – Kofi Bentil

Kofi Bentil, Vice President of IMANI-Ghana The Vice President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, says the National Democratic Congress (NDC) attempted to allow businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome go scot-free without paying the GH¢51 million he owes the state. According to him, the previous government did everything possible to let off the hook the […]

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I’m not even worth $2 million – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has rejected claims that he has a net worth of $900 million. Reports in some sections of the media in 2016, captured the former president as the 5th wealthiest person in Ghana in a list of 20 richest people in the country. Speaking in an interview on South Africa based Power FM, […]

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53 players investigated over betting

New figures showing that 53 footballers have been reported over potential breaches of betting rules are the “tip of the iceberg”, says a sport integrity expert. Former FIFA  and Interpol adviser Chris Eaton says only “naive or careless players” will be caught. The BBC obtained the figures from the Gambling Commission’s Sports Betting Intelligence Unit. […]

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Akufo-Addo must retrieve GHC51m Woyome cash – Mahama

Former President John Mahama says he is hopeful that the Akufo-Addo government will continue from where he left off, in the effort to retrieve the GHC51.2 million judgment debt from businessman Alfred Woyome. According to the former President, the former attorney general Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong  ‘did her best’ to protect the interest of the Ghanaian […]

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Airtel partners expressPay to enable direct purchases of internet data bundles

Rosy Fynn-Marketing Director, Airtel Ghana   Airtel, the Smartphone Network and expressPay, Ghana’s leading innovative electronic payments platform have announced a partnership that enables Airtel customers to directly purchase data bundles through the expressPay app. The solution offers Airtel customers a seamless way to purchase data bundles anywhere, anytime through  expressPay’s app or website using […]