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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 […]

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II
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GFA to honour Asantehene, Togbe Afede and Dormaahene on Wednesday

The Ghana Football Association will award some distinguished personalities at its Extra-ordinary Congress at the Alisa Hotel (Asante Hall), Ridge in Accra on Wednesday January 4. The awardees include the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Dormaahene Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu II, Torgbe Afede XIV and some past and present football […]

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo
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On My Agenda for Ghana Now is Prosperity’- Nana

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo has told Zongo chiefs that the only agenda he has is how to bring prosperity to the country and nothing else. He was addressing some 140 Zongo chiefs representing the National Association of Zongo Chiefs, when they called on him at his Nima residence during the Xmas […]

President Alassane Ouattara President of Cote D'Ivoire will be the Guest of Honor at swearing-in
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Ouattara to be Special Guest at Akufo-Addo’s inauguration

President of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara will be the Special Guest at the inauguration of President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, according to the inauguration committee. The President-elect is expected to be sworn-in on Saturday, January 7, at the Independence Square in Accra after he defeated incumbent President John Dramani Mahama […]

Professor Stephen Adei
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Akufo-Addo constituting “most excellent” cabinet – Adei

The former rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Prof Stephen Adei, has lauded president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo’s choices of ministerial appointments. According to him, apart from the difference the personality of the president-elect brings to the presidency, it seems “he [Akufo-Addo] is on his way to […]

Patrick Awuah Jr, Founder of Ashesi University
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Ex-Microsoft program manager founds university in Ghana

Sometimes in life, we are called upon to something bigger and better, something selfless. Such was the case with one Ghanaian man who left his Microsoft job to return to his native country to start a university, building up tomorrow’s engineers and future leaders. “It is amazing to change somebody’s […]

Alieu Momar Njai presided over Yahya Jammeh's shock election defeat.
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Gambia’s electoral commission chief ‘goes into hiding’

The Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) chief has gone into hiding, his family has told the BBC. There are unconfirmed reports that Alieu Momar Njai, who announced Yahya Jammeh’s defeat in the polls last month, has fled the country. President Jammeh initially accepted defeat, but then changed his mind and […]

Nana Akufo-Addo
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Ghana looks to wealthy technocrat to deliver on promises

New president Nana Akufo-Addo must make good on a potpourri of ambitious pledges Nana Akufo-Addo will finally be sworn in as Ghana’s president on January 7 after emerging victorious in his third bid to reach Flagstaff house, the leader’s official residence. The triumph of the centre-right Mr Akufo-Addo triggered celebrations […]

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
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DCEs will be elected in 2018 under my gov’t – Akufo-Addo

The President elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives would be elected in his government in 2018. This, he said will ensure that those who lived in the districts were involved in choice of who governs them. The move he said would also ensure that […]

President Mahama campaigning before election 2016 votes were cast.
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The campaign that cost JM his presidency

On one side was a twice warmed-over candidate in the twilight of his political career. And on the other side, beneath the umbrella, was the youthful incumbent with the newly minted acronym, J.M (Junior Moses).] If ever there was a David and Goliath contest, this was it. When the fateful […]