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Spio Chickens Out Of NDC Race

Former Trade and Industry Minister, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, appears to have thrown in the towel as the race for the presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for Election 2020 gathers momentum. He has said categorically that if former President John Mahama contests as the flag bearer, he (Spio-Garbrah) will not join the race, although it is not clear …

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No Mahama For 2020 -Botchwey

Kwesi Botchwey Committee’s final report on the abysmal defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2016 general election is likely to create sharp divisions in the party. Already, it is riddled with accusations and counter-accusations as to who was responsible for the party’s humiliating defeat at the hands of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The report has emphatically …

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Robbers Kill Scrap Dealer In Tema

A 45-year-old scrap agent working with Ferro Fabrics, a steel manufacturing company in the Tema Heavy Industrial Area, was shot in the head by suspected armed robbers yesterday in traffic near the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR). The deceased, identified as Wahab Danjuma Mohammed, a resident of Ashaiman, together with his brother, Issahaku Suraj, were said to have withdrawn unspecified amount …

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Chinese Galamsey Kingpin Busted

AISHA HUANG, the 31-year-old Chinese woman suspected to be one of Ghana’s most notorious illegal miners, is again in the grips of the security service for allegedly flouting mining laws with impunity when she was left off the hook in August last year after a similar arrest. Aisha Huang, who has acquired local names – Aisha and Yaa Asantewaa – …

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3 Volta DCEs Approved, One Rejected

Three Municipal and District Executives (MDCE) nominees out of five who constitute the first batch of 25 nominees in the Volta Region have been approved by their respective Assemblies. Per the itinerary of the Volta Regional Coordinating Council, confirmation of nominees would take place from 8-16 May 2017. The Volta Regional Minister, Dr. Archiebald Letsa is in charge of the …

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NDC Race: I’ll run if Mahama doesn’t – Spio

A former Minister of Trade Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah has subtly declared his intention to run for the flagbearer race of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) come election 2020. However, he said he will do so on condition that former president John Mahama refuses to contest the next general election. Mahama is coy over his decision but has been on …

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