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President Akufo-Addo
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N/R: 26 MMDAs to contribute GHc130,000 for Nana Addo’s visit

The Twenty-Six (26) assemblies in the Northern Region are to contribute Ghc130,000, which comes to GHc 5,000 each, towards President Akufo-Addo’s 3-day official visit to the region beginning October 6, 2017. Nana Addo will also be in the Upper East and West Regions during the 7-day trip. A circular sighted […]

Ghana Parliament
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Parliament resumes sitting on October 3

The third meeting of the first session of the Seventh Parliament will resume on Tuesday, October 3. The Speaker, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, by Standing Order 37, served the 275 members notice last Wednesday of the commencement of the meeting. Among bills the meeting is expected to consider are the […]

Appiah Stadium
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Akufo-Addo not interested in pursuing Appiah Stadium – Hamid

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is not interested in pursuing political activist and sympathizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Frank Kwaku Appiah [Appiah Stadium], over the latter’s alleged claim that the President is a ‘Wee’ smoker, Information Minister Mustapha Hamid has stated. The comment comes on the back of […]

Gabby Otchere- Darko
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Akufo-Addo will be angry over Appiah Stadium’s arrest – Gabby

A relative of President Akufo-Addo, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko says the President will be upset over the arrest of maverick NDC member Frank Kwaku Appiah commonly known as ‘Appiah Stadium’ by the Police. Appiah stadium is being held for labeling President Akufo-Addo as a “drug addict” even though he has apologized […]

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 […]