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3 Paddies In GHȼ150,000 Fraudulent Deal

Three persons, who allegedly forged some documents to secure a loan of GHȼ150,000 from a micro finance company in Adabraka, Accra, are in hot water. The suspects are Kwabena Adofo, Isaac Lord Damtse and George E. Williams. They allegedly presented documents covering a building at McCarthy Hills to Reob Ferkams Microfinance at Adabraka and obtained a loan to the tune …

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Wrongfully jailed teacher files for GHS10m compensation

Eric Asante, a 40-year-old teacher who was wrongfully convicted for a 15-year jail term for defilement, is seeking from the government, a total sum of GHS10m compensation in rebuilding his shattered life. Human rights lawyer Francis Xavier Sosu, who is counsel for the accused, told Fiifi Banson on Anopa Kasapa on Kasapa 102.5 FM Friday that “the state should be …

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Agyarko Chilling Story Draws Tears At Vetting

The story of the `Minister-designate for Energy, Boakye Kyeremateng Agyarko, that he went into exile when he became a victim of military coup after some ‘heartless soldiers’ had fetched him from his house and shot him in the groin, sent chills down the spines of members of the Appointments Committee of Parliament as well as the audience at his vetting …

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‘We Will Scrap 17.5% Bank VAT’

Government has announced plans to remove the financial sector Value Added Tax of 17.5 percent. Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister-designate, who appeared before the Appointments Committee of Parliament, said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, was not against the collection of taxes. “Government is not saying that it will not collect taxes. There …

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PHOTOS: Prez Akufo Addo appoints Asante Apeatu as new IGP

President Nana Akufo Addo has named COP David Asante-Apeatu former CID Boss as the new Inspector General of Police (IGP) following the retirement of John Kudalor. The former IGP went to bid the president farewell at the Flagstaff House on Wednesday (today). Mr. Kudalor was appointed by former President, John Dramani Mahama to the position in an acting capacity in …

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Ghana Ranked 2nd In Open Defecation

Ghana has been ranked as second in Africa in open defecation with 19 per cent of its population resorting to sanitation practice deemed the riskiest of all. The Tamale Metropolis in the Northern Region is the second highest percentage of people who defecate in the open in the country. This was revealed by the Chief Director of the Northern Region …

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No Allowance For Varsity Teacher Trainees – Education Minister-Designate

Government will restore allowances for students of colleges of education but will not extend the payment to teacher trainees in the country’s universities, Education Minister-designate Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh has hinted. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, during its campaign for the 2016 elections, assured thousands of teacher trainees across the country of the full restoration of their allowances, which …

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PHOTOS: Prez Akufo Addo names Regional Ministers

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced his nominations for regional Ministerial positions with the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Ismael Ashietey as the new Greater Accra Minister-designate. Announcing this batch of Ministers at the Flagstaff House, the President also named Asumah Kyeremeh as minister-designate for Brong-Ahafo region and Kwamena Duncan for the Central Region. …

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