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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at Manya Krobo
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I won’t sack Krobos from Akyem lands – Nana Addo

President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo has refuted claims that he would drive away Krobo settler farmers from Akyem lands. Opposing parties had alleged that Akufo-Addo would drive away Krobo settler farmers working at Akyem lands or in any Akan-speaking area because they had always voted for the National Democratic Congress. But Akufo-Addo […]

An elated President-elect Akufo Addo
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Akufo-Addo’s salary pegged at GHc22,000

President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be taking home GHc22, 809 every month upon assumption of office. This was captured in the Prof. Dora Edu-Buandoh Committee report which was tasked to recommend emoluments for Article 71 office holders and sighted by citifmonline.com. Soon to be Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia […]

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Ghana: Transition Team to Present Interim Report to Akufo-Addo

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo is to be presented with an interim report on the progress of the transition process next week as he prepares to take office, Spokesperson for the NPP transition team has confirmed. Heads of the various working teams together with the co-chair of the team, Yaw Osafo Marfo […]

Bad weather at Kotoka Airport in Accra, Ghana
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Bad weather disrupts flights in Ghana

The biting harmattan haze has disrupted air travel as a lot of passengers have been left stranded at the Kotoka International Airport, Ghana. Those who could not wait for the weather to clear had to leave for their various homes, with disappointment written on their faces, local Daily Graphic reported […]

President Mahama
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‘Last-minute’ appointments in Ghana’s interest – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama says he is optimistic recent developments surrounding some of his decisions ahead of the inauguration of the new government, will be resolved before he hands over power. John Mahama has been heavily criticized by a section of the public over his recent appointments and approval of salary […]

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Third Quarter GDP rises to 4% in Ghana

The provisional year-on-year 2016 third quarter (Q3) Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), including Oil, grew by 4.0 per cent compared to 3.5 per cent recorded for 2015 Q3. Acting government statistician Mr Baah Wadieh attributed the growth to the resumption of oil production from the Jubilee Field and the start […]

Nigeria Customs
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Customs seize N250m smuggled cannabis from Ghana

  Forty-three jumbo bags of cannabis worth N250m smuggled into the country from Ghana have been seized along Agbara/Badagry road by the Nigeria Customs Service.  The Western Marine Command of the NCS disclosed this in a statement. It quoted the Controller of the command, Yusuf Umar, as saying that the […]

President John Dramani Mahama
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President Mahama pays homage to fallen Policemen

President John Dramani Mahama has paid glowing tribute to personnel of the Ghana Police Service for risking their lives and sometimes paying for the ultimate price for the safety of all Ghanaians. He said the public, therefore, owes it as a duty to remember them and pay homage to their […]

The President-elect
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Nana Akufo-Addo pledges to keep faith with Ghanaians

  The President-elect, Nana Addo-Dankwah Akufo- Addo, has pledged to keep faith with Ghanaians by working hard to meet their expectations. He gave the assurance that the nation under his watch would work for everybody. This was when he paid a courtesy call on the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, […]


In Bahrain, Arabs and Jews Gather (and Dance) at a Hanukkah Celebration

Orthodox Jews in black coats and skullcaps danced with Arabs in flowing robes and checkered kaffiyehs at a Hanukkah celebration over the weekend in Bahrain, a Muslim-majority monarchy whose king has sanctioned celebrations of the Jewish holiday. Video of the celebration, which included a Jewish delegation giving a large silver […]