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$72m SSNIT saga: Four officials charged with financial loss

Some four officials of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) including the former Director General, Ernest Thompson have been charged with wilfully causing financial loss to the state. Their indictment is as a result of an investigation by EOCO on the procurement of an ICT Software costing $72 …

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MMT scandal: MD’s decision to pay ‘bribe’ wrong – Joyce Bawa

Former deputy Transport Minister Joyce Bawa Mogtari has expressed worry over the decision by the Managing director of the Metro Mass Transit Limited to pay money to a staff he claims is blackmailing him. The MD for the state transport company Bennet Aboagye has confirmed paying an amount of GHc40, …

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Ghanaian, others jailed 139yrs for cocaine smuggling at Heathrow

A Ghanaian living in the UK has been jailed 20 years for the prominent role he played in a cocaine smuggling deal at the Heathrow Airport in the UK. Wilfred Owusu, 30, was part of a 13-member drug smuggling syndicate busted in December 2016 at the busy airport and were …

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NPP Invisible forces take over UNDP flats

Some National Security Operatives and alleged Invincible Forces of the NPP are believed to have forcibly taken over the UNDP flats at Cantonments after abusing and assaulting the contractor of the redevelopment project. The contractor of the project is alleged to have been physically assaulted by the two groups bringing …

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‘I don’t fear Martin Amidu; I’m clean’ – Ibrahim Mahama

The brother of former President John Mahama, Ibrahim Mahama, has said he has no fear of being prosecuted by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu. He also rubbished suggestions that his brother’s presidency contributed to his success in businesses. Speaking to graduate students of the University of Ghana on how to …

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I received Ghc40 ‘salary’ from parliament- MP

Former Minister of State at the presidency in-charge of Social and Allied Institutions during the John Mahama administration, Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe-Ghansah has disclosed she once received GH¢40 each month from Parliament as ‘salary’ after deductions from her salary, whiles serving as a legislator and a Minister. According to the National …

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We’ll help Ghana, others to remove anti-gay laws – UK gov’t

The United Kingdom has taken the blame for introducing anti-gay laws in former colonies such as Ghana. The UK government says it is thus ready to help such countries rewrite their laws to accommodate gays. The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, while addressing the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in …

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Education still a priority in Agona East Constituency- MP

The Member of Parliament for Agona East, -Queenstar Maame Pokuah Sawyerr fulfilled a promise she made to selected schools in her constituency, to provide them with dual desks. The distribution started with Agona Akwakwaa AEDA school benefiting 100 dual desks out of 500 the MP provided. Pokuah Sawyerr provided the …

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I won’t step down, Akufo-Addo can’t treat me like Afoko – Stephen Ntim

The campaign team of Alhaji Abubakar Abdul-Raman, popularly known as Alhaji Short who is contesting in the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) national chairmanship race has launched a verbal attack on Mr Stephen Ntim for suggesting that he [Alhaji Short] was not known in the party. In a leaked audio, …

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Inusah Fuseini, others to face CID today over ‘double salary’ saga

Some Members of Parliament who reportedly received double salary while serving as ministers in the Mahama government have been summoned again by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for questioning today [Tuesday]. Some NDC MPs were criticized over allegations that they received double salaries while serving as both Members of Parliament …

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