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Ghanaians want Mahama back; 95% vote margin proves it – Ofosu Ampofo

John Mahama’s 95% endorsement by delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) proves Ghanaians want him back as President, the party’s National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has said. According to him, the former president’s landslide victory is a massive statement ahead of the 2020 general elections. Mahama became the NDC’s …

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Work progressing on N4 footbridges

Work on the three footbridges along the Adentan stretch of the N4 Highway is at various levels of completion. The underground utility and communication cables are the main challenges impeding progress. When this reporter went on a tour of the three footbridges along the Adentan stretch, workers were busy at …

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Korle-Bu MRI machines nonoperational a week after re-commissioning

Patients in need of MRI and CT scans are being turned away from the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital’s MRI & CT Scan Centre, with the excuse that the machines are not ready for use. This comes less than a week after the hospital re-commissioned the same repaired MRI machines, X-rays and …

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Akufo-Addo rallies private sector support to achieve SDGs

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for financial and material support from the private sector to achieve targets set under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The 17 pillars of the SDGs aim to permanently address extreme poverty, zero hunger, quality education, gender equality among others. President Akufo-Addo, who …

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Ayawaso Commission: I take responsibility – Col Michael Poku

The Director of Operations at the National Security, Colonel Michael Opoku, yesterday took a hesitant decision to accept responsibility for the actions of the National Security operatives involved in the violence at La-Bawaleshie during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election in January. He said as the Operational Commander of the National …

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Opuni, Agongo trial: Court rejects tendering of document by defence

Attempts by lawyers for Seidu Agongo, the man standing trial with Dr Stephen Kwabena Opuni, for their alleged cause of financial loss to the state in series of fertiliser deals to tender a document as evidence has been rejected by the Accra High Court. Lead counsel for Agongo, Mr Benson …

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Two former regents of Dagbon to occupy Mion, Savelugu skins

Two former regents of Dagbon have been elected to occupy the vacant skin gates of Mion and Savelugu as paramount chiefs in the Dagbon State. This follows the offering of cola nuts as a symbol of acceptance of the nomination of the two elderly sons of Yaa Naa Muhamadu Abdulai …

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Akufo-Addo vigilante order: We’re are thinking about it – NPP Organizer

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it will consider banning vigilante groups in the party after doing extensive consultations and analysis despite the President’s call for immediate action during his State of Nation Address, MyNewsGh.com reports. According to the Ashanti Regional Organizer of the party, Mr. Francis Adomako the …

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Ho Central NPP women organiser advocates for gender equality in decision making

The Ho Constituency Women Organiser, Afi Adzagbo, has advocated for gender equality in the country’s decision making bodies. She lamented that though women are naturally gifted to manage and get the best out of every situation, they contribute very little to decisions made with regards to the progress of the …

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‘Mahama has no second chance to Jubilee House’ – Razak Opoku

Founder of Concerned Voters Movement (CVM), Razak Kojo Opoku has opined that former President John Mahama will not be given a second chance to go to Jubilee House as a president as God never allowed Satan to return to ‘Heaven’. Former President John Mahama was elected as the NDC’s 2020 …

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