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  • Stop acting like a child and leave Mahama alone – James Agbey blasts Anyidoho

    Stop acting like a child and leave Mahama alone – James Agbey blasts Anyidoho

    At a wreath-laying ceremony held at  Asomdwee Park in memory of the late President John Evans Atta Mills on Wednesday morning, some behavior by the late President’s close aide, Mr. Koku Anyidoho, attracted attention. Witnesses reported that Koku Anyidoho attempted to stir up trouble during the event with behavior some described as disruptive. His behavior has since sparked debate over his…

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  • Five things Atta Mills once said that reflect his vision

    Five things Atta Mills once said that reflect his vision

    Today, July 24, 2024, marks the 12th anniversary of the death of the former President of Ghana, Professor John Evans Atta Mills. He was a symbol of peace and a champion of democracy. He will be remembered for his compassion, selflessness and commitment to the nation. Some five memorable quotes that reflect his vision for a united and peaceful Ghana, compiled by…

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  • The government wants to reintroduce road charges in 2025

    The government wants to reintroduce road charges in 2025

    The government has decided on measures for the reintroduction in 2025. The Minister of Finance, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, announced this in Parliament on Tuesday, July 23rd, during the presentation of the mid-year review of fiscal policy for 2024. On November 18, 2021, former Minister of Roads, Mr. Kwasi Amoako-Atta, ordered the suspension of toll collection at various toll plazas…

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  • Vehicle belonging to NPP allegedly set ablaze by unidentified assailants in Binduri

    Vehicle belonging to NPP allegedly set ablaze by unidentified assailants in Binduri

    A Nissan pickup truck belonging to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Binduri constituency has been set ablaze by unknown assailants. The incident occurred on Monday, July 22, at the residence of Constituency Chairman Samuel Ayaago in Atuba, Binduri district. Eyewitnesses said that between 9pm and 10pm, three masked men on two motorbikes opened fire in front of Mr Ayaago’s…

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  • Former Amasaman MP claims Fitii betrayed us family false - Key elder of the family

    Former Amasaman MP claims Fitii betrayed us family false – Key elder of the family

    In a statement issued and signed by Paul Laryea, Head of Okai Laryea and Ofoli Mensah sub-families; James Adama Afful, Head of Amon Tse Akwetey Sub-Family; Enoch Armah Odai, Head of Ayi Kwame Sub-Family; Emmanuel Adotey Pappoe, Head of Aton Sub-Family; and Nicholas Narku Nortey, Acting Head of Tettey-fio sub-family, the Elders stressed that due processes were followed in appointing…

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  • Akufo-Addo swears in 16 Court of Appeal judges

    Akufo-Addo swears in 16 Court of Appeal judges

    President Akufo-Addo called for greater transparency and accountability in the judiciary, stressing that public confidence is essential for the smooth functioning of the country’s democracy. According to the President, public confidence in the judicial system can only be enhanced by demanding the highest standards of conduct from judges. At a ceremony at Jubilee House, President Akufo-Addo administered the oath of…

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  • Prophet Adom Kyei Dua cannot be the Jesus Christians are looking for, – Christian Council of Ghana

    Prophet Adom Kyei Dua cannot be the Jesus Christians are looking for, – Christian Council of Ghana

    The Christian Council of Ghana, in a  statement titled ‘Beware of false teachers and messiahs,’ has condemned Prophet Adom Kyei Duah, for suggesting that his face should be used as a replacement for the widely known ‘Jesus picture.’ According to the Christian Council of Ghana, Prophet Adom Kyei Duah is not and cannot be the Jesus that Christians seek. “Firstly,…

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  • Man arrested for trying to sell his niece to get a Canadian visa

    Man arrested for trying to sell his niece to get a Canadian visa

    Nana Kofi Amofah, 30, also known as Kofi Yesu, has been arrested by the Police Intelligence Department (PID) in the Central East Region for allegedly attempting to sell his six-year-old niece for GHC150,000 in exchange for a visa to Canada. Mr Amofah was arrested at about 10pm on Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at Gomoa Buduburam, near Obolo Estate in the Central Region.…

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  • We want a stable Cedi – GUTA President

    We want a stable Cedi – GUTA President

    The leader  of the Ghana  Union of Traders Associations (GUTA), Dr. Joseph Obeng, said the association’s main concern is the stability of the local currency. He called on the government to preserve economic interests, as they are crucial to the business community. Dr. Obeng said GUTA contributes to the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and provides opportunities by providing funds…

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  • Government revises macroeconomic target for 2024; inflation to remain at 15%

    Government revises macroeconomic target for 2024; inflation to remain at 15%

    The government announced changes to Ghana’s macro-fiscal targets for 2024. GDP growth has been revised upwards to 3.1% from an initial 2.8%, while non-oil real GDP growth has been adjusted to 2.8% from 2.1%. The government maintains that these revisions reflect both domestic and global economic developments. While presenting the half-yearly budget in Parliament on July 23, 2024, the Minister…

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