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Togbe Afede XIV
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Chiefs are ready to work with Akufo-Addo – Afede

Ho, Ghana- Togbe Afede XIV, President of the National House of Chiefs has lauded President Elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s resolve to work with chiefs in the country. He said chiefs were agents of development and were ready to work with the government to promote good governance and accelerate development […]

Harry Sarfo, an imprisoned Islamic State member from Germany, attracted global attention after claiming disillusionment and disgust with the terrorist group. Credit Gordon Welters for The New York Times
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German ISIS Member Who Denied Killing Is Charged in Murders

German prosecutors have added six counts of murder and war crimes to the charges against an imprisoned Islamic State member from Germany who attracted global attention after claiming disillusionment and disgust with the terrorist group. The new accusations, announced by the prosecutors on Tuesday, were brought three months after a […]

The suspect, Martha Amakye
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Stanbic worker dupes customers to the tune of GHc 900,000

A 33-year-old  outsourced worker of Stanbic Bank Ghana has been declared wanted by the Ghana Police Service for allegedly defrauding scores of customers of the bank of more than GHc 900,000. The suspect, Martha Amakye, who is said to be an outsourced worker from Noswall Management Service, a recruitment agency, […]

Nana Akufo-Addo exchanging greetings with Sheikh Abdul Mumin Dalhu, Sarkin Zongo of Tamale. Picture: Samuel Tei Adano
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Zongo support signifies new era of friendship with NPP – Nana Akufo-Addo

The President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that the positive backing of Zongo communities during the election signifies a new era in his and the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) relations with those communities. He said contrary to the vile propaganda by the NPP’s political opponents to the effect that […]

From left: Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture; Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, and Mr Isaac Asiamah, the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
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Nana Akufo-Addo drops names of three more appointees

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has mentioned three additional names for ministerial positions subject to parliamentary approval after his inauguration. The names are Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture; Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, and Mr Isaac Asiamah, the […]

Ahead of Nana Akufo-Addo's swearing-in on Saturday, President Mahama has cleared his office of personal belongings
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Mahama clears desk for Akufo-Addo

The Flagstaff House is getting ready to receive President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo but it is unclear whether the name of Africa’s 5th most beautiful presidential palace will change after January 7 when the new President takes office. Outgoing President, John Dramani Mahama, the Vice-President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, and other […]

Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan and President-elect Akufo-Addo
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Bring me the 2017 AFCON trophy – Akufo-Addo charges Black Stars

The President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged the senior national team to end Ghana’s 34-year wait for a trophy by winning the 2017 AFCON which starts on January 14 in Gabon. The Black Stars have been unable to add to their four AFCON triumphs since they last won it […]

Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang-Badu
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Prez-elect Akufo-Addo needs the support of all – Dormaahene

Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang-Badu, the Paramount Chief of Dormaa Traditional Area, has appealed to all Ghanaians to support Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President-elect, for development and progress. While commending President John Dramani Mahama for magnanimously conceding defeat in the Election 2016, he urged Ghanaians to avoid the politics of insults […]

At the 36th Kristo Asafo Mission Technology fair
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At the 36th Kristo Asafo Mission Technology fair

The founder and leader of the Kristo Asafo Mission (KAM), Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo Kantanka, has urged the Nana Addo government to prioritise science and technology for the rapid development of the nation. Apostle Kwadwo Safo was of the view that the world was moving at a faster pace in […]

Mr George Blankson — Commissioner-General, GRA
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Government extends Subah contract

The government has extended its contract with Subah Infosolutions to continue to monitor the country’s revenue in the telecommunications sector for the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). According to a letter dated December 1, 2016, issued by the GRA and signed by its Commissioner-General, Mr George Blankson, the contract extension had […]