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Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's first president
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Ghana marks Nkrumah Memorial Day

Today is Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day, a day set aside to remember and honor Ghana’s first President. In the past the celebration of the day had been marked with some controversy in the , and today’s celebration is no different. While many are of the view that Dr Nkrumah is […]

NDC feels there is an attempt by the government to distort history
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NDC to demonstrate tomorrow over ‘August 4 Founders’ Day’ proposal

The opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) celebration of the now Kwame Nkrumah Memorial day on September 21, will include a protest march to register its displeasure with the New Patriotic Party government’s proposal to make August 4 Founders Day. The NDC feels this is an attempt to distort history and […]

President Akufo-Addo
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Ghana to observe Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day

President Nana Akufo-Addo is proposing legislation to Parliament to designate August 4 as Founders Day, ditching September 21 as the commemorative day for Ghana’s liberation and independence fighters. However, September 21 will be observed as ‘Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day’. Both days – August 4 and September 21 — will be […]

President Akufo-Addo
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Oil money to fund Free SHS – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has revealed his government will resort to “proceeds from natural resources” to fund the free Senior High School policy. The policy is to ensure that every student eligible to enter second cycle institution gains admission with free meal and tuition. “To ensure that no child is denied access […]

Mr Richard Ahiagbah
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Richard Ahiagbah to run for NPP general secretary

Richard Ahiagbah, a member of the NPP communication team in the USA has indicated his desire to contest for the NPP General Secretary next year. Ahiagbah made his intention to run for the general secretary of the ruling NPP during an interview with Nana Osei on Ako radio’s “Nokwasem”, the […]

towing trucks
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Tow levy scraped; owners of broken down vehicles to pay for towing

Owners of broken down vehicles will now pay for the cost of towing their vehicles, the Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo Marfo has said. Mr Osafo Marfo made this known on Thursday at a meeting with the owners of towing companies in Accra. Mr Marfo said “You don’t get a […]

A-Plus and Kennedy Agyapong
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CID invites Kennedy Agyapong, A Plus over corruption claims

The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, and musician, A-plus have been invited by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to answer questions on some corruption claims they made a few days ago. A-Plus had accused Akufo-Addo’s two Deputy Chief of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye and Abu Jinapor of being […]

William Quaitoo, former Deputy Minister for Agric
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Deputy Agric Minister resigns over tribal comment

The Deputy Minister for Agriculture, William Quaitoo has resigned for what many have described as ethnocentric comments about people from the three regions of the North. President Nana Akufo-Addo accepted his resignation from office, according to the Presidency’s Director of Communications, Eugine Arhin. Mr. Quaitoo had come under fire for […]

President Akufo-Addo
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2020 polls: Old age will disfavour Akufo-Addo – EIU

The Economist Intelligence Unit(EIU) says President Akufo-Addo is likely to face calls to stand down in favour of a fresh face in the 2020 polls. The EIU predicts, in furtherance of his stay in the Presidency in 2020, President Akufo-Addo’s age will be his major threat. EIU, which predicted victory […]

President Akufo- Addo
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‘People think I’m an old man’ – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said despite his age – 73, he is not as weak as people may think he is. “I keep hearing people saying I should rest; I’m buzzing around too much,” he told members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Cape Coast, Central Region on Saturday […]