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$5m Abacha Cash, NDC Chasing Me – Says Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings is not happy with elements in the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) who are allegedly baying for his blood. He is surprised that recent attacks on him have been orchestrated by people within the NDC, the party he founded. The ex-President cited the recent petition presented by the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) leader, Henry …

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Pray For Me – Killer Tells Journalists

There was drama at an Accra Central Magistrate Court yesterday when a 22-year-old man who is being tried for allegedly strangulating a seven-year-old girl to death, asked journalists to pray for him. The accused, Lucas Agboyie aka Gabriel or Kojo, a mason apprentice, had asked journalists who had rushed to take shots of him after proceedings, to ask God to …

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We haven’t overspent 2016 budget – Mahama

President John Mahama says he is happy that his government has not overspent its 2016 budget in spite of pressures from various sectors to spend more on projects not budgeted for. According to him, government remains firm in its resolve not to spend beyond what it budgeted for the year. The President noted that Ghana has consistently in every election …

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Swedruman Council bans expensive funerals

Funerals in many parts of the country, particularly the Greater Accra, Eastern, Ashanti, Volta, Western and Brong Ahafo regions, have become expensive social activities, but in Swedru in the Central Region the reverse is the case. This has become possible because the Swedruman Traditional Council has enacted customary laws to regulate how funerals are organised in the area. The laws, …

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Stop Embarrassing Mahama – Ho MP

The Member of Parliament for the Ho Central constituency of the Volta region, Mr. Benjamin Kpodo has admonished residents of the area to desist from actions which seem to project President John Mahama and his NDC government in a bad light. According to him, the situation where constituents resort to protests and agitations, to demand one project or the other …

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‘Angel’ Shows Up In Church In Eastern Region

A strange image of a perceived supernatural being believed to be an angel has been captured on camera during a church service by the Arjarquah Ministries in the Eastern region. The picture has subsequently gone viral on social media in particular, on the walls of some powerful men of God including Prophet Kofi Danso, a Canadian-based Ghanaian Prophet, who ministered …

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Two ECG staff sentenced for stealing

Two employees of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have been sentenced for stealing electrical items valued at GH¢6,500 belonging to the company. The convicts, Celvin Mawusi, a store keeper and Gregory Xenyo, an electrical technician, were staff of the ECG, Accra West Regional Office at Avenor. The items they attempted stealing included two boxes of 12 kilovot 100 amps …

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Tyson Gay’s daughter, 15, shot dead in Kentucky

Former world champion sprinter Tyson Gay’s 15-year-old daughter has been killed in a shooting in the US state of Kentucky, police say. Police in Lexington said Trinity Gay was hit in the neck during an exchange of fire between two vehicles in a restaurant car park. She was taken to hospital where she later died, local media reported. Mr Gay, …

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