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1 Village; 1 Dam saga: Don’t believe fake promises – Nduom

Presidential hopeful of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has warned Ghanaians to be wary of politicians who make empty and “fake” promises in their bid to win power. Dr. Nduom was reacting to the ‘One Village, One Dam’ promise made by the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP,) Nana Akufo-Addo and the ruling NDC’s claim …

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Gov’t pharmacists begin nationwide indefinite strike

The Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) have begun an indefinite strike action over the failure of government to address discrepancies in their market premium payment. Vice Chairman of the Association, Seth Twum in an interview on Adom FM’s Morning Show Dwaso Nsem Monday said years of negotiation with the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) have proven futile hence …

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‘Rev. Martey Will Go To Hell’ – Kumchacha

Founder and Leader of the Heaven’s Gate Ministries is warning the outgoing Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rt. Rev. Professor Emmanuel Martey risk going to hell if he fails to name the politicians he tried to bribe him. Nicholas Osei popularly known as Prophet Kumchacha said the decision by the Moderator to keep the names a secret is …

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Franklin Cudjoe must apologise over ‘smelly’ comment – NPP women

An NPP women group, ‘NPP Loyal Ladies’ has responded to a snide remark made against them by President of policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe describing them as outrageous and reckless. The outspoken policy analyst contributing to a Facebook post last week outlandishly described members of the group as “overused and smelly.” Mr. Cudjoe inferred to members of the …

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Akufo-Addo’s ‘one to one’ principle must apply in NPP – Nketiah

The General Secretary of the NDC Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has challenged the flagbearer of the NPP to apply the principle behind his campaign promises in his party, if he wants to be taken seriously by Ghanaians. He says Nana Akufo-Addo cannot be going around promising ‘one district, one factory’ and ‘one village, one dam’ when some executives in his party …

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Ghana Has 137 Inmates On Death Row – Amnesty International

The Director of Amnesty International Ghana, Lawrence Amesu has revealed that there are 137 inmates currently on death row in the country’s prisons. He, however added that no one executed anyone over the past 23 years even though the courts continued to sentence people to death. Speaking at the launch of Advocacy Toolkit for Abolition of Death Penalty in West …

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If cocaine trade is possible in Ghana, why not ‘one village, one Dam’ – PPP

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has taken a swipe at critics of the Opposition New Patriotic Party’s promise of a ‘one Village, one Dam,’ project claiming it is feasible with a well-structured implementation plan. The Flag bearer of the NPP, Nana Akufo Addo during his tour of the Upper East Region, pledged that his government will ensure that every village …

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NPP can’t taint “incorruptible” Mahama – Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for the North Tongu Constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has lashed out at the opposition New Patriotic party over what he says is their futile attempt to smear President John Mahama with corruption. He said “Mahama is incorruptible and will never be”. According to him, the President has proven beyond reasonable doubt that Ghanaians can trust him …

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‘Superman’ Rawlings was unbeatable – Kufuor

Former President Jerry Rawlings was a ‘superman’ who was unbeatable in the 1996 elections, former President John Kufuor has admitted. According to him, it took the grace of God and preparation to win the 2000 election against the late professor Mills after Mr. Rawlings had left the scene. “…That’s why in 1992 when I went for my party’s nomination I …

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ECG workers begin two-day strike today

Workers of the ECG will today begin a two-day strike over their concerns in the privatisation efforts by the government. An internal circular to staff sighted by StarrFMonline.com said: “All staff across ECG’s operational areas are to report to work but no official duties will be carried out today 2 September, 2016 and Monday 5 September, 2016.” Portions of the …

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