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Blaming Mahama sign of incompetence – Fiifi Kwetey to Akufo-Addo

A  former deputy Finance Minister Fiifi Kwetey says the constant blame directed at the erstwhile Mahama administration by the Akufo-Addo government is a sign of incompetence. According to him, the Mahama administration left Ghana in a good financial state especially the ability to resolve the energy crisis which affected many …

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Opah Rahamatulai Zongo commissions 500-seater mosque

BY PHILIP ANTOH | THE PUBLIC Relation Officer of the Zongo Council of Chiefs, Chief Baba Issah, has called on the Muslim community in the country to always offer their service towards nation building. According to Chief Issah, Muslim leadership is about service and so any leader must always …

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Blunt objects killed Maj. Mahatma — Pathologist reveals

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH | THE PATHOLOGIST at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital who conducted a post-mortem on the late Major Maxwell Adams Mahama has said the soldier died from “multiple head injuries.” Dr Lawrence Edusei, who is the 13th Prosecution Witness in the trial in which some 14 persons are standing …

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Speaker strikes again against absentee MPs

THE SPEAKER of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye, has vowed not to tolerate MPs’ absenteeism in the chamber any more. He said this as he angrily suspended sitting yesterday. The suspension of the house follows a concern raised by the MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, who invoked Article 102 of …

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2 Dead in Shaanxi mining disaster

BY EDWARD ADETI, GBANE THERE IS a volcanic outpouring of rage in Talensi, a district in the Upper East Region, over a fresh disaster that has claimed the lives of two Ghanaian employees of the Shaanxi Mining Ghana Limited. Monday’s tragedy, striking months after a toxic gas from a mining …

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Avoid over-spending in 2020 – IFS cautions Govt

BY PRINCE ESSIEN THE INSTITUTE for Fiscal Studies (IFS) is warning the government of Ghana to avoid overspending as its runs into election year. According to the institute, the problem of election cycles and expenditure is not just the behaviour of governments, but also structural one that cannot just be …

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Over 100 Sefwi Wiawso community monitors get capacity training on REDD+

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH | NATURE AND Development Foundation (NDF) and Tropenbos Ghana (TBG), both civil society organisations (SCOs), have organised a training exercise for forest monitors in the Western North Region. The training was done with funding from European Union as part of CSO’s implementation projects on the theme …

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Withdraw ‘NO’ decision on referendum – Ogyeahoho to House of Chiefs

By Prince Essien The President of the Western Regional House of Chiefs, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II has called on the National House of Chiefs to immediately withdraw the ‘No’ decision on the December 17th referendum. The Paramount Chief of Sefwi Ahwiaso Traditional Council said he was unhappy with the reaction of …

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Drop “unlawful, bizarre” investigations – Domelovo fights EOCO

The Auditor-General, Daniel Yaw Domelovo, has asked the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) to stop investigating his office over procurement breaches since it has no jurisdiction to conduct such probes. The Auditor-General has been accused of corruption by a private citizen who lodged a complaint with the Economic and …

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New policy on fisheries before cabinet – Minister

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  | THE MINISTER of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has said the recent decline in  annual yields of small pelagics from approximately 130,000 metric tonnes (MT)  10 years ago to about 30,000 MT has forced government to review the Fisheries Acts. She said …

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