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NPP gov’t fixing broken economy – Ofori-Atta

The Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta has given the strongest assurance that the Akufo-Addo-led government is fixing an “inherited economy with a budget deficit of 9%.” According to him, the deficit means a primary balance which was negative, which meant Ghana had to borrow to pay her debts; GH¢10 billion in interest payments each year; high rates of inflation; and …

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Apio Kills Naval Officer

DAILY GUIDE has gathered that residents of Apremdo, the host community of the Second Battalion of Infantry, near Takoradi, are still in shock over the death of a naval officer and the wife of a military officer under bizarre circumstances. The two persons allegedly met their untimely death after purportedly consuming some locally manufactured alcoholic drink known as ‘Mahogany bitters’ …

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Nana Outlines Women Policy In Belgium

President Akufo-Addo was greeted with cheers on Wednesday when he laid down his strategy to make gender and youth the business of the private sector. This was when he delivered a speech at the opening of this year’s European Development Day Conference held in Brussels, Belgium, under the theme, ‘Making Gender and the Youth the Private Sector’s Business,’ as part …

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40% of cocoa trees to be cut, no bonuses for farmers

Ghana’s desire to increase cocoa production has suffered a major setback as it has been revealed that 40% of all cocoa trees in Ghana are not productive. Out of the 40%, 17% have been affected by swollen shoot disease while 23% are over 30 years and had become unproductive. Ghana, the second-largest producing country in the world, targets to raise …

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Kufuor, John Mahama, others pay last respects to Maj. Mahama [Photos]

Major Maxwell Mahama will be laid to rest later on Friday at the Osu Military Cemetary, after the burial service at the Forecourt of the State House currently underway. Mourners have filed past Major Mahama’s casket ahead of the state burial, where he is expected to be given full military honours.   Dignitaries are filtering in, with Vice President Mahamadu …

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Gov’t Acquires Disputed Alavanyo, Nkonya Land

Government has compulsorily acquired a parcel of land which has been the subject of a bloody conflict between two communities in the Volta Region. Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, announced government has taken over the disputed Nkonya and Alavanyo land for purposes of a military training camp. He said the decision is to ensure that no side has access to the …

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Roads blocked for Major Mahama’s burial

Police in Accra have blocked some major roads to control traffic for the state funeral of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama. The affected areas which include the Castle road and the AU roundabout road towards the Osu cemetery traffic light, will be closed to motorists from early hours of today June 9 and opened after the event. “Motorists using the Osu …

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Total Blackout hits Volta region

Power is yet to be restored to major parts of the Volta region more than 12 hours after the region was hit by an unexpected outage Thursday. Many parts of the region have been without electricity supply since 4pm yesterday due to a fault at one of the GRIDCo transmission stations at Aksosombo, an official of the ECG told Starr …

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Late Major Adam Mahama’s Wife Three Months Pregnant

Information available to Peacefmonline.com indicates that the wife of lynched military officer, Barbara Mahama is about to produce a new life for the late army officer. Mrs. Barbara Mahama according to our reporter Pius Badu Banson who visited the family is three months pregnant. The 26-year-old widow already has two children with the late captain, who after his gruesome murder …

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