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Former member of Council of State Dr Mary Grant dies at 88

Former Member of the Council of State and former member of erstwhile Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC), Dr Mary Grant, has passed away Sunday, her family has confirmed. The family of the former PNDC and National Democratic Congress (NDC) stalwart said Dr Grant passed away Sunday September 18, 2016 afternoon at the 37 Military Hospital. She turned 88 on August …

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Tears flow for electrocuted NPP boys -(PHOTOS)

It was an unpleasant sight to behold as family members, school mates, friends and New Patriotic Party (NPP) members and sympathizers broke down in tears at the funeral of the two party activists who were electrocuted last week as they tried to erect (party) billboards. The metal billboard hit a Volta River Authority (VRA) high tension cable. Kwaku Kumi, 41, …

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Gov’t approves $700 leave allowance for military officers

Government has introduced a 700-dollar leave allowance for all military officers on external peace keeping operations. Speaking at the 2016 Ghana Military Academy graduation parade at Teshie in Accra on Friday, September 16, President John Mahama said government had taken note of some challenges confronting military personnel in the country and had taken various measures to address some of them. …

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Sunyani: NDC outdoors 2016 Manifesto today

The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) is in Sunyani, the capital of the Brong Ahafo region, to launch its 2016 manifesto ahead of the December 7 elections. Over 50,000 supporters are expected to gather at the Sunyani Coronation Park to welcome party executives including President John Mahama for the big occasion. Mahama has already given highlights of the much-talked about …

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Gov’t woos striking Railway workers

The Ministry of Transport has said it has taken steps to resolve grievances of striking railway workers. The Ghana Railway Workers Union Thursday declared an indefinite strike after an unproductive meeting with the National Labour Commission (NLC) and the Transport Ministry. They are demanding payment of their three-month salary arrears and improvement in condition of service. Their grievances, according to …

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Mahama promises more project in Accra in 2nd term

President John Mahama has promised the people of the Greater Accra Region more social and economic infrastructure if he is given a second term in office. The President made the comments in an address to the Ga Traditional Council while on his campaign tour of the region yesterday. He visited the Odododiodoo, Ablekuma West and Central constituencies as well as …

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2016 Polls: NDC planning to rig – Ken Agyapong

The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) is planning to rig the forthcoming elections, the New Patriotic Party’s Member of Parliament for Assin North, Kennedy Agyapong has alleged. He is thus warnning the NPP to be extremely vigilant or risk losing the December 7, 2016 elections, adding it would be suicidal for the party to assume an automatic victory considering the …

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Man Loses Eye After NPP, NDC Supporters Clash

Machete wielding thugs said to be National Democratic Congress members have allegedly inflicted wounds on a New Patriotic Party member in a renewed clashes between the two parties in Kukuom in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo Region. Another man, said to be a security guard at the Asunafo District Assembly is also said to have lost his …

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Kissing Pastor Granted Bail

The head pastor of the Faith Word Ministry in Accra, alleged to have kissed and fondled the breast of his female church member, has been granted bail by an Accra circuit court. The accused, Pastor Edmund Karikari Adjei, 40, is reported to have committed the act under the pretext of praying for the victim – one Angela Nartey, 18 – …

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