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Abuga Pele, former National Coordinator of GYEEDA
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It will be absurd for an NDC government to overturn Abuga Pele’s conviction – Nketia

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said it will be absurd for the party to overturn the conviction of former legislator for Chiana Paga, Abuga Pele. In a statement Monday, the General Secretary of the party Asiedu Nketia said since the NDC was the initiator of the conviction, it cannot […]

Former President Jerry Rawlings
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Political power not for freeing ‘thieves’ – Rawlings slams Nii Lante

Former President Jerry John Rawlings is upset with National Democratic Congress [NDC], Member of Parliament for Odododiodoo Constituency, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, for suggesting that the opposition party will free jailed former GYEEDA boss, Abuga Pele, if the party wins power in the 2020 polls. According to Mr. Rawlings, such […]

Ejisuman SHS
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Ejisuman SHS sexual harassment victims hauled before Disciplinary Committee

Victims of sexual harassment at Ejisuman SHS in the Ashanti Region have been hauled before the school’s disciplinary committee after they went public with their experiences. The girls have been accused of speaking to the media and leaving campus without exeats, Erastus Asare Donkor, who revealed the girls’ stories, told […]

Basaida Zena Jafary
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Tanzanian woman jailed 5 years for smuggling ‘cocaine’ to Ghana

A Tanzanian food vendor who was arrested at the Kotoka International Airport by officials of Ghana’s Narcotics Control Board, [NACOB], has been handed a five-year jail term in Ghana. Officers of the Narcotics Control Board [NACOB] arrested Ms. Basaida Zena Jafary with 2.3hk of speedball, a mixture of cocaine and […]

Otumfour Osei Tutu II
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Kumasi Traditional Council summons Minister, others over Foase shooting

The Kumasi Traditional Council has initiated steps to address the issue behind the bloody protest at Foase in the Ashanti Region that led to the death of at least two residents. The Council has blamed the handling of the relocation of the Atwima Kwanwoma District capital from Foase to Twedie […]

Appiah Akenten Menka
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Appiah Menka dies at 84

A founding father of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Mr Appiah Akenten Menka has died. He died Tuesday, 13 February 2018. He was 84. Mr Appiah Menka served as a Minister of State in the Second Republic. The private legal practitioner and businessman is also known for producing the […]

We need a new region to address our water situation – Residents
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We need a new region to address our water situation – Residents

Residents of Atebubu/Amantin, Send East, Sene West and Pru Districts of Brong-Ahafo Region have appealed to the government to help address the poor water system in the three districts. As Justice Stephen Allan Brobbey’s Commission of Inquiry facilitates the constitutional process for the carving out of the Bono East Region, […]

Resolve chieftaincy disputes in quest for new regions – Commission
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Resolve chieftaincy disputes in quest for new regions – Commission

Justice Stephen Allan Brobbey, the Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry looking into the proposed creation of the new regions, has observed that chieftaincy disputes have the potential to impede the quest for new regions. He urged chiefs in areas where the regions are to be created to endeavor and […]

Fetullah Terrorist Organization
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Turkish Parliament warns of terror threat in Ghana

The Turkish parliament’s deputy speaker said on Wednesday that Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO)-linked schools were not only a threat for the security of Turkey, but also for other countries where the terror group is active. In a meeting with the head of the Ghana-Turkey Inter-parliamentary Friendship Group Sualihu Alhassan Dandawa, […]

Prof. Mike Oquaye, Speaker of Parliament
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Speaker bemoan increasing teacher-student sexual affairs in schools

The Speaker of Parliament Prof.Mike Quaye has bemoaned the increasing cases of amorous relationships between teachers and their female students. The menace, he said, is not only affecting the academic performance in schools and the lives of the female students, but also derails mutual respect between teachers and the students. […]