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11 Ministers Approved

Parliament on Friday unanimously approved the nominations of four ministers of state-designate and seven deputy ministers-designate after they had gone through the vetting process. The ministers of state are Adwoa Safo, MP for Dome/Kwabenya, the Office of the President in-charge of Public Procurement; Bryan Acheampong, MP for Abetifi, Office of the President; Prof Kwesi Yankah, the Ministry of Education in-charge …

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Election 2016: Mahama lost because Ghanaians were hungry and angry – Asantehene

Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu, has said the John Mahama led-NDC government was kicked out of power in the December 7, 2016 election becuase Ghanaians were hungry and also angry with the performance of his administration. He’s therefore advised President Nana Akufo Addo to ensure that he works hard to improve the living conditions of Ghanaians lest he’s also voted out …

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Queen Elizabeth’s daughter Princess Anne visits Ghana today

The daughter of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Anne, will be in Ghana today on a two-day visit. A statement from Buckingham Palace Princess Anne has a fondness for Ghana, having visited three times in the past ten years. The visit will likely revolve around the strengthening of relations between the UK and the Commonwealth, of which Ghana is …

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UMB injects $100m in 1-disrtict, 1-factory project

UMB Bank has announced a partnership deal with government to inject 100 million US dollars into the One-District-One- Factory project over a period of time. According to the bank, the project fits into its strategy of investing in public infrastructure for long term returns. Speaking to Citi Business News at the Flagstaff House after meeting the president, the Managing Director …

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PHOTOS: Woman, 36, arrested for smuggling ‘wee’ into Ankaful prison

Felicia Asamoah, a 36 year old woman from Kumasi has been arrested at the Ankaful Maximum Security Prison in Cape Coast for attempting to smuggle a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp to an inamte. She was busted on Wednesday, 29th of March after a thorough search on two pairs of slippers she was bringing to the …

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Near-brawl in Ghana’s Parliament

There was a kerfuffle in Ghana’s Parliament Thursday evening after a member of the Minority side was found guilty of contempt of the House in a bribery allegation. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) lawmaker for Bawku Central Mahama Ayariga was indicted by a 5-member ad hoc committee after he alleged the chairman of the Appointments Committee Joe Osei Owusu was …

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Illegal Miner Killed

A supposed illegal miner was allegedly butchered to death at Odumase, near Konongo in the Ashanti Region, at about 1:30 pm yesterday. The incident occurred when a bloody fight reportedly broke out between two mining groups in the hitherto peaceful community. The deceased was only identified as Ramzy, believed to be in his mid-thirties, who belonged to one of the …

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