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Grades manipulation at UPSA

File Photo: Prof. Joshua Alabi, Vice-Chancellor of UPSA and Maj. Gen. Boamah Akwa, Commandant of KAIPTC, signing the MoU   Grades manipulation scheme at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), formerly Institute of Professional Studies (IPS), has been uncovered. Documents available to Joy News reveal that 22 final year students of the school – […]

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GPHA to monitor ports with drones

In its quest to maintain its leadership as the best port in the West and Central Africa sub-region, the Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority (GPHA) has secured drones to counter terrorist attacks.The Corporate, Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of the GPHA, Paul Asare Ansah, told Starr Business that GPHA is implementing a world class security […]

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Chop bar operator caged for causing harm

      Kpone District Police Command has arraigned a 33-year-old woman, Madam Charlotte Teye, who horribly poured hot groundnut soup on her waitress at Kpone for court for causing harm. Madam Teye, a chop bar operator at Kpone in the Greater Accra Region, victimised her waitress, Madam Rita Anim, 21, and her daughter, Lawrencia […]

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THE EC must sit up!

  YESTERDAY, the Electoral Commission (EC) began its ten-day nationwide limited biometric voters’ registration exercise. THE exercise is to allow Ghanaians who have turned eighteen (18) years and those who could not register during the last voters’ registration to register. IT is also aimed at enabling first-time voters to exercise their franchise as enshrined in the Fourth […]

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Ga Chief calls for unity ahead of 2016 Elections

  Nii Okaija III   Gbese Mantse and Adoten of Ga State in the Greater Accra Region, Nii Okaija III, has called for peace, unity and stability ahead of the November 7, 2016 General Elections.  Speaking at the national stakeholders forum on elections organised by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in Accra last Wednesday, […]

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Low turnout hits BVR on first day

      Today can report that the ten-day nationwide limited Biometric Verification Registration (BVR) exercise by the Electoral Commission (EC) has began on a predictably low turnout note. And characteristic of Ghanaians in a national exercise of this sort, where most people often wait until the last day before they are seen moving in droves […]

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Mahama dissolves feuding Wa Poly Council

John Mahama President John Mahama has ordered for the immediate dissolution of the Wa Polytechnic Council following protracted internal wrangling at the Institute.According to Mahama, the decision was based on the advice of the National Council on Tertiary Education. An interim Council will manage the polytechnic.“I have taken notice of the current crisis that has […]

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I’m a Freemason – Afenyo Markin

MP for Efutu Alexander Afenyo Markin   The Member of Parliament for Efutu in the Central region Alexander Afenyo Markin has revealed that he is a member of the fraternal society, Freemasons.According to him, the teachings and values of the organisation do not conflict with his catholic principles and upbringing.Speaking to Bola Ray on Starr […]

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Unemployed nurses will get jobs soon – Mahama

President John Mahama has assured the country’s unemployed nurses that they would all be employed soon.The nurses on Wednesday hit the streets to express their displeasure and gave government a two-week ultimatum to provide them with jobs.President Mahama who is in the Brong Ahafo region with his “Accounting to the People” tour said government was […]

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Power outages upset Afoko’s evidence in court

Paul Afoko (in smock) Suspended national chairman of the New Patriotic Party Paul Afoko was on Thursday frustrated by power outages while in the dock as he stepped forward to give his evidence in-chief in the case involving the suspension of the second national vice chair of the party, Sammy Crabbe.The lights in the court […]