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Grand Funeral For Otumfuo’s Mother

Mourning and thanksgiving yesterday heralded the royal funeral at the forecourt of the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi as hundreds of well-wishers joined a durbar of chiefs to pay their last respects to the late queen mother of the Asante Kingdom, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II. The Asantehemaa, who clocked 111 years and reigned for 39 years after succeeding Nana …

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Gov’t To Chase Illegal Chinese Miners

Minister-designate for Lands, Natural Resources and Forestry John Peter Amewu, has pledged to halt the operations of illegal Chinese miners in the country. According to him, most Chinese illegal miners in Ghana were using prospecting licences to mine. Speaking in interview with the media shortly after his nomination by President Akufo-Addo, Mr Amewu explained the foreigners must not mine with …

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‘One-District One-Factory’ Implementation Plan Revealed

Documents detailing how the newly installed government plans to implement its manifesto plan- one district one factory have been revealed. The documents spell out the implementation plans as well time lines for the first phase of the roll out of the policy. Indeed, establishment of factories, under the new policy is expected within the first 100 days of the new …

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday named his final squad of ministerial nominees with the announcement of some new ministers-designate responsible for special projects and initiatives, bringing the total number of ministers to 36. Ministers of the new portfolios will be operating from the presidency. They are Planning, Special Development Initiatives, Inner City and Zongo Development and Business Development. Nominees …

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Woman arrested for attempting to smuggle cocaine to prisoner

A 23-year-old self-employed woman dealing in used ladies shoes from Berekum in the Berekum Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region, Sakina Mustapha, is in the grips of the Police for attempting to smuggle a substance suspected to be cocaine to an inmate at the Sunyani Prisons. Speaking to Citi News, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Prisons, ASP. Johann …

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SC Judges Fire Woyome Lawyer

Osafo Boabeng, lawyer for businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome, yesterday had a hectic time justifying his failure to respond to pleadings in the case in which Martin Amidu, a former Attorney General and Minister for Justice, is seeking to orally examine Woyome over the GH¢51.2 million judgement debt paid to him by the state The lawyer, whose initial intention was to …

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PHOTOS: Akufo Addo second batch of ministerial nominees

President Akufo Addo on Wednesday announced the second batch of his ministerial appointees to help him run the country for the next four years. The following are the 12 ministers whose appointment is subject to parliameentary approval. The others include: Dan Botwe – Minister for Regional Re-organization Dr Anthony Akoto Osei – Monitoring and Evaluation Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng – …

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We warned Ghanaians of violent NPP – Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress Johnson Asiedu Nketia says Ghanaians must not be surprised by the violence being perpetrated by members of the New Patriotic Party since his party warned them on several occasions. Following the swearing-in of President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday, some supporters of the NPP have attacked several government agencies and installations demanding to …

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