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Muntaka causes dramatic stir in Parliament

  The Floor of Parliament of Ghana The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawase who doubles as the Majority Chief Whip, Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka caused a dramatic stir on the floor of Parliament when he took a swipe at his government about its failure to adhere to laid down rules especially the use of […]

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Branding 116 buses cost ₵3.6m because artistic work is expensive – Minister

  Government sources have justified spending GH₵3.6million on re-branding 116 public buses with pictures of the president, explaining that artistic work is generally expensive. Public money has been used to put the picture of President John Mahama and those three other former presidents on the buses in what is seen as campaigning ahead of 2016 elections. […]

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Yaw Preko confident of Hearts of Oak success

Hearts of Oak assistant coach Yaw Preko has allayed fans’ fears amidst the poor pre-season form and lack of transfer activity by the club. According to Preko, the technical team are working behind the scenes to build a competitive team ahead of the league season. Hearts have lost to WAFA and Al-Itihad and have failed […]

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Pressure group sues Power Ministry, Speaker and AG over controversial AMERI deal

Pressure group, Citizen Ghana Movement, has sued the Ministry of Power, Speaker of Parliament and the Attorney General to disclose the power contract signed between government and the Africa and Middle East Resources Investment (AMERI) Group. The suit follows questions relating to transparency and due diligence in the power deal after investigations by Norwegian newspaper […]

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Peter Mac Manu leads NPP’s 2016 campaign team

Peter Mac Manu The New Patriotic Party’s National Council has appointed former National Chairman, Peter Mac Manu, to lead the party’s 2016 campaign team. Mac Manu’s appointment was made at a crucial meeting of National Council members, Wednesday. The party’s flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, had nominated Mac Manu for the Council’s endorsement. Mr. Mac […]

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#ZumaMustFall: South Africans march against Jacob Zuma

Thousands of protesters are marching in South Africa to demand President Jacob Zuma is sacked. The latest protests are a reaction to him sacking two finance ministers last week, further damaging confidence in the economy. This comes on top of claims of widespread corruption, recent student protests and a succession battle in the governing African […]

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Fmr NPP chair Jake Obetsebi Lamptey not dead

Jake Obetsebi Lamptey A former chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Jake Obetsebi Lamptey is alive contrary to widely circulated rumours on social media that he has kicked the bucket.The former Tourism Minister led the Danquah-Busia-Dombo tradition into power for the first time under the Fourth Republic in 2000.His tenure as national campaign manager […]

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Unpaid road contractors receive death threats

File photo Executives of the Progressive Road Contractors Association are reportedly receiving threatening messages from some unknown persons.It follows their demand for the payment of debts owed them by the government.Government currently owes local road contractors over GHC100 million.The contractors recently fumed at government as their bankers pursue them for loans they procured to execute […]

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Who betrayed Jose Mourinho at Chelsea?

Eden Hazard As Jose Mourinho found himself mired even deeper in trouble with Chelsea last night after their 2-1 defeat at Leicester, the Portuguese manager made the alarming claim that his players had “betrayed” him. In his post-match interview the beleaguered Mourinho said: “I feel my work was betrayed. I worked four days on this match, I […]