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MPs call for law to deal with ‘fake’ pastors

Members of Ghana’s Parliament have called for action against pastors and churches preying on the gullibility of the public. According to them, the state must step in with legislation to clamp down on what they term abuses of congregants, especially by ‘one-man’ churches. Contribution to a statement on the need …

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Full Text: Kufuor’s speech at launch of GJA 70th Anniversary

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has admonished journalists not to misconstrue the prevailing favourable media environment as unfettered freedom to upset the governance process. He said despite being considered the ‘Fourth Estate of the Realm’, media practitioners should wield their powers responsibly and made this call on Tuesday. Below is his …

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C/R: Girls sell oranges, coconuts to raise monies for sanitary pads

Some girls in Kwesitwikrom, a farming community in the Agona East District of the Central region, are being forced to sell oranges and coconuts to raise monies for sanitary pads in order to manage their menstrual flows. Starr News’ Kojo Ansah reported of the disclosure on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, …

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Dumsor scare as industrial unrest hits TICO, TAQA

Power rationing which  hit the country some months ago could return following an industrial unrest at TICO and TAQA at Aboadze in the Shama district of the Western Region. TAQA is an international energy and water company listed in Abu Dhabi operating in 11 countries across four continents. Empire News’ …

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Leaked 2019 WASSCE papers false – WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has assured the public that the examination papers in the ongoing 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have not been leaked. However, WAEC said it has instituted investigations into the reports while beefing up security at examination centres. A deputy director in …

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Oye Lithur declares bid for Adentan parliamentary seat

A former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, has announced she will contest in the primaries to represent the National Democratic Congress in the Adentan Constituency come election 2020. She disclosed her parliamentary ambition after meeting the party’s presidential candidate John Mahama. “Following consultations, I have …

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Krachi West: Irate NPP supporters chase out DCE; lock office

Some irate supporters of the New Patriotic Party, in the Krachi West Constituency in the Oti Region, on Tuesday stormed the District Assembly office and chased out the District Chief Executive. The youth after chasing out Douglas Osei-Nti, locked the office and handed over the DCE to the Police. The …

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NAM 1 back in court as Dubai firm appeals victory ruling

Deputy Attorney General Joseph Kpemka has disclosed that the plaintiff in the gold case involving Menzgold boss Nana Appiah Mensah has filed an appeal to the ruling that set the Ghanaian businessman free. He said that explains why the Menzgold boss is still in detention in the United Arab Emirates, …

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I’m legitimate chief of Ashalaja- Nii Akwanor IV

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  | THE CHIEF of Ashalaja, Nii Akwanor IV, known in private life as Solomon Nii Obene, is calling on prospective investors to be circumspect in dealing with people concerning acquisitions in the area as certain individuals parading themselves as the chief of the area are unscrupulous …

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Rawlings floors African Watch Margazine in court

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  | AN APPLICATION by African Watch Margazine for the Accra High Court to stay proceedings pending an Appeal in a case in which the former President Jerry John Rawlings has sued the international magazine and its Editor, Steve Mallory, for peddling falsehood about his person has …

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