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Pregnant nursing students sacked from exams hall

Drama unfolded at the Gushegu Midwifery Training School in the Northern region Wednesday when authorities ordered some students not to sit for an ongoing exams because they were pregnant. Sources said there was a standoff between the students and the school authority as a result of the order. It is also yet clear how many schools girls have been affected …

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I’ve never met ‘galamsey queen’ Aisha – Minister

The Ashanti regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah has flatly denied ever knowing the alleged notorious Chinese illegal miner, Asia Huang. The Minister’s remarks was in reaction to a publication in The Republic Newspaper that claimed that he had been “hobnobbing” with the dreaded galamseyer and as a result granted her diplomatic courtesies in the region. Ms. Huang, according to Abdul Malik …

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Malls must sell more Ghanaian goods – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo wants the newly launched Kumasi City Mall to be much more than a hub only for the sale of imported products. According to him, “it would be truly commendable if by the end of the first year of its operation, at least 20% of the goods that are sold here should be of Ghanaian origin, and the …

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Otiko, others directed to resign from party positions

The National Council of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), has directed all party officials serving in government to resign as soon as possible. The Council which was the second highest decision making of the party said combining party work and government work is not the best. The decision was taken at the council’s meeting on Wednesday night. The meeting …

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We may consult the gods for rejected Yilo Krobo MCE nominee to be confirmed – Minister

The Eastern Regional Minister, Eric Kwakye Darfuor says his outfit will do everything possible including consulting the gods to ensure that the Municipal Chief Executive nominee for Yilo Krobo, Ebenezer Tettey Kupualor is confirmed by the Assembly during the second attempt. Mr Ebenezer Tettey Kupualor failed to secure confirmation by the Assembly during voting exercise held Monday and supervised by …

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Nduom donates $64k to Catholic institutions to mark 64th birthday

The Chairman of one of Ghana’s largest conglomerate, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has made donations to some religious and educational institutions in the country as part of his 64th birthday celebration. At a brief event held at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel, Dr. Nduom made a $64,000 donation to some Catholic schools and churches including; The Brothers of Holy Cross …

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Gitmo 2: SC decides on detainees’ fate today

The two Guatanamo bay detainees residing in Ghana will today know whether their transfer is legal or not as the Supreme Court rules on their case today. The two, Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih Al-Dhuby of Yemeni origin are among 17 detainees transferred from the prison camp in Cuba by the United States. The decision to …

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Akufo-Addo commissions Kumasi City Mall today

President Akufo-Addo will today, Wednesday May 10,2017 join the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu to commission the Kumasi City mall. Addressing the media on the ceremony, the Marketing Manager of the mall John Bedu-Bonsu said the event is strictly by invitation since the mall will still be operational during the commissioning. “Yes, Kumasi City Mall will be extra colorful and officious …

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Sack Otiko Djaba – Minority

The Minority in Parliament is impressing on President Akufo-Addo to sack the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Otiko Afisa Djaba. Ms. Djaba has been at loggerheads with the governing New Patriotic Party’s Northern regional chairman Bugri Naabu, resulting in unsavory exchange of words. The Member of Parliament for Keta, Richard Quashigah, said the faceoff between the duo is …

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