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NDC Begs Nana To Drop Double Salary Case

Although they go about claiming that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is witch-hunting them politically, some bigwigs of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been caught begging President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to drop the double salary case against their Members of Parliament (MP) and former ministers. Majority …

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SSNIT Boss Charged Over $72m Scandal

Former Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Ernest Thompson and three top management members of the pension fund are in trouble for their alleged roles in the failed IT project – Operational Business Suite (OBS) initiative of the Trust. The other suspects, apart from Ernest Thompson, are …

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Pictures: THE STARR WOMAN DREAM EDITION’S PROMISE TRACKER

The Starr Woman Project Dream Edition, which is spearheaded by EIB Network’s Managing News Editor Eyram Basham, have had these personalities contributing to the project       

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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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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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