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V/R: NDC suspends 3 executives

The Ketu South constituency branch of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta region has suspended three of its members for gross misconduct. The party’s director of elections Mr. Doe Kornyoh, with a branch executive, Mr. William Mensah, and a former deputy constituency organizer Mr. Peter Atisu, were suspended and referred to the Disciplinary Committee in a letter …

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I didn’t divert campaign funds – Victor Smith

The National Democratic Congress’ parliamentary candidate for Abuakwa North in the 2016 elections, Victor Smith has dismissed claims that he diverted funds meant for campaign activities during last year’s polls. A member of the NDC in the constituency, Alhaji Dan Baba, had alleged that Mr Smith diverted cash meant for the NDC’s campaign into his building project. Dan Baba also …

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Amissah-Arthur’s wife more political than him – Kwabena Adjei

Former second lady Matilda Amissah-Arthur is more political than her husband – the former vice president- Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, a former national chairman of the National Democratic Congress has said. According to Dr. Kwabena Adjei, the former Vice President was still learning to be a politician after operating as a technocrat for many years. Speaking to Bola Ray on Starr …

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GES Bans Caning In Schools

In a bid to create an enabling environment for children to be attracted to school, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced an outright ban on the use of canes in both private and public schools. Director General of GES, Mr. Jacob Maabobr Kor, who announced this argued that creating enabling environment for school means students should not be threatened …

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Police Receive 6 Cars

The United States Government, through the International Organization for Migration (IOM), has presented six vehicles, computers and its accessories valued at $185,000 to support the work of the Anti – Human Trafficking Unit of the Ghana Police Service. The donation was made under the child protection compact agreement reached between the governments of Ghana and the United States of America …

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First Lady Saves Little Harriet

Seven-year-old girl Harriet San-Koffie, her family members, opinion leaders, pastor and church elders from Bortiano-Ngleshie-Amanfrom paid a courtesy call on First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo to thank her for helping save her life. The first lady last year paid the full cost of heart surgery for little Harriet, a hole-in-heart patient, whom she met on a visit to Amanfrom. The mother, …

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Ritual Killing Hits Esiama

There is fear and panic among residents of Esiama, a commercial town in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region following an alleged ritual murder of a woman last Sunday. The body of the woman, believed to be in her early 20s, was found on Sunday morning without the head and some body parts in a bush along the Esiama-Nkroful …

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4 Basic Schools Closed Down At Walewale

Walewale D/A ‘B’ cluster of schools have been closed down following a clash between some teachers of the school and encroachers. The teachers prevented the encroachers from developing the land which led to the clash. The teachers, in an attempt to save the lands, petitioned the District Assembly and the Ghana Education Service (GES) last year to intervene in the …

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