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Bribery Scandal: Muntaka won’t resign – NDC

The Ashanti regional branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed its indignation over calls on Asawase MP Alhaji Mubarak Muntaka to resign over his position on the alleged bribery scandal in Parliament. A section of the party is putting pressure on the lawmaker to relinquish his role as Minority Chief Whip, having opposed the position of the minority …

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BoG is Central Bank Risk Manager of the Year 2017

The Bank of Ghana has been adjudged the Risk Manager of the Year by the Central Banking Publications (CBP), in recognition of the strong risk management culture that it has built into its business operations and protecting itself from emerging threats. The CPB’s editorial team and Advisory Board judge the awards, which are in several categories. Explaining why the Bank …

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Kumasi lady attackers picked up by police

Police in the Ashanti Region capital, Kumasi, have arrested an unspecified number of traders who stripped naked and beat up a lady alleged to have stolen items at the Kumasi Central Business District. A screening exercise is expected to take place later Wednesday to identify those who actually participated in the brutal treatment meted out to the unidentified lady. In …

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Former Akwatia MP Kofi Asare dead

Former New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Akwatia in the Eastern region Dr Kofi Asare has died, sources close to his family have confirmed to Starr News. The one-term MP reportedly died Tuesday evening. Dr. Asare polled 17,900 votes to defeat the NDC’s Ahmed Mohammed Baba-Jamal, who polled 15,860 in the 2008 elections.

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Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Samira Bawumia’s classic look at 2017 SONA (PHOTOS)

First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo and Second Lady, Samira Bawumia looked classy in ‘Kaba and Slit’ at the State of Nation Address presentation by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. President Akufo-Addo delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) before Parliament on Tuesday. His address highlighted the state of Ghana’s economy, education, security and how his administration plans are …

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Akufo-Addo listed Ghana’s problems without solutions – Amissah-Arthur

Former Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has described President Akufo-Addo’s state of the nation address delivered in Parliament Tuesday as one that contained nothing, but a list of problems. Nana Akufo-Addo in his address cautioned Ghanaians to get ready for tough times as his government works to revive the weak economy he inherited from the previous NDC administration led by …

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PHOTOS: Friends, Fans donate to Veteran actor Emmanuel Armah

Afrika Vision International Charity (AVIC) and friends on Sunday, February 19, presented items worth thousands of Ghana cedis to ailing actor, Emmanuel Armah at his residence in Accra. The items include brand new wheel chair, footrest, cornflakes, oatmeal, cartons of mineral water and a cash amount of GH¢1,000 to aid his recovery. He was admitted at 37 Military Hospital and …

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Water scarcity hits Upper Manya krobo…gov’t water project stalled

Residents in Upper Many Krobo district in the Eastern region are calling on government to expedite action on a community water project started by the previous Mahama led-government before the election which has been stalled to enable communities in the area get access to potable water. Residents, chiefly peasant farmers in Akatewia, obosua, bukumnya, Adana and Mempemeho -Asem have been …

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Teachers Fight For Nsawam MCE Post

FOUR Persons namely; Asante Konadu, Constituency Treasurer; Lawrence Asare Danquah, Godfred Obeng and Patrick Nana Danso Okine who are all teachers have been shortlisted for the Nsawam Municipal Assembly position in the Eastern Region. The Constituency Treasurer as gathered has been at the forefront of the local politics while Godfred Obeng is also leading as both are expecting their names …

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