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La township in Accra

Rancor within Dzraase Quarter of La : Lomo We sets records straight

NEWS DESK REPORT THE HEAD of Lomo ‘We’ (formerly called Nii Adjei Gbeke We) of Dzraase Quarter, Nii Lomo Ogyensu III, and his elders have held a press conference at their family house in La to brief the media and for that matter the public on what they call a …

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A woman casting her vote

Here we go, election 2016 is here!

WELL, WELL, well, what a campaign. On the 7th of December Ghanaians go to the polls to elect a president. It has been a long slug – an exciting, but often touchy and downright violent campaign of the two main political parties, National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party …

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Roland Affail Monney

Don’t use pen to cause violence : GJA to journalists

PHILIP ANTOH THE PRESIDENT of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Roland  Affail Monney, has called on journalists and media houses across the country not to use their pens and microphones to ignite violence before, during and after December 7 elections. Mr. Monney said some media houses and journalists have allowed …

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Mr Tsatsu Tsikata

Tsatsu was jailed wrongly : Court of Appeal acquits and discharges the former GNPC boss

MUNTALLA INUSAH | muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE COURT of Appeal has acquitted and discharged the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Tsatsu Tsikata, who was jailed for “wilfully causing financial loss to the state.” Mr. Tsikata was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by the Accra High …

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Mr Martin Amidu

No telecast of Woyome’s case — CJ

MUNTALLA INUSAH | muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE EXPECTED live transmission of the cross-examination of Mr. Alfred Woyome on how he spent the GHc51.2 million paid to him by the state has been rejected by the Chief Justice (CJ), Mrs. Georgina Theodora Wood. Mr. Richard Asante Yeboah, a private citizen, had petitioned the …

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Catholic Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese, Most Rev. Joseph Afrifa-Agyekum

Catholic Bishop slams politicians over election violence

The Catholic Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese, Most Rev. Joseph Afrifa-Agyekum has rebuked politicians over what he calls increasing political intolerance which is gradually corroding the democratic feat of the country.Bishop Afrifa-Agyekum, concerned over the recent development of violent attacks recorded in some parts of the Country ahead of the …

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E/R: 17yr old student dies after drinking ‘gari soakings’

The family of a 17-year-old second year student who was allegedly poisoned in school is demanding justice.Boris Commodore of the Saint Stephens Presby Senior Technical School complained of stomach pains after he took milo and gari after prep. He allegedly started vomiting blood and was pronounced dead before arriving at …

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Ghana's President John Mahama

Mahama turns 58 today

President John Mahama is 58 years today having been born in 1958.He was born in Damongo in the Northern region.Mr. Mahama who is the candidate of the ruling National Democratic Congress in the upcoming elections rose to the presidency after the demise of his boss Professor John Mills in 2012.He …

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2016 polls: NDC, NPP ‘buying votes’ – CODEO

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has cited the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) for indulging in vote-buying barely a week to the December 7, elections.According to CODEO, both the NDC and NPP parliamentary candidates were seen giving money to people and …

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Mahama commissions Kasoa interchange today

President John Mahama will today Tuesday, November 29, open the $160-million interchange at Kasoa in the Central region, as he wraps up his two-day campaign tour of the region.The interchange is expected to considerably reduce traffic on the Accra-Cape Coast road. Residents living beyond the toll booth at Tuba and …

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