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NDC’s “painful” defeat self-inflicted – Rawlings

Former President JJ Rawlings has stated that the NDC’s defeat in the December 7, election was self-inflicted. According to him, the party, before the elections, had departed from the core principles that birthed it, hence defeat was unavoidable. In a message during this year’s 31st December revolution commemoration, Mr. Rawlings said the party ignored several warnings and caution to get …

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E/R: Man stabbed to death

A young man has been stabbed to death in Koforidua in the Eastern region of Ghana. The yet to be identified young man was stabbed on his chest by his assailant at around 12:30am on December 31, 2016. The incident occurred close to Dadys Bar – a popular drinking bar and pub in Koforidua. According to Starr News’ Eastern regional …

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Era of prosperity beckons – Nana Addo

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo says he is hopeful Ghana will be moving back to the times of prosperity, as he prepares to take over the reins of the state. According to him, his administration will require oneness of purpose and unity among Ghanaians in order for the country to rise to its pride of place. “It’s time that Ghana went to …

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PHOTOS: Mahama ushers in 2017 with a dance

President John Mahama joined several others of the Christian faith at the Ringway Assemblies of God Sunday to welcome 2017. The out-going president who relinquishes power on mid night of Januray 6, attended the service with his wife Lordina Mahama and their children. He expressed his gratitude to the Almighty God for his goodness and mercies through out 2016, although …

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Akufo-Addo must unite Ghana – Council of State member

The Oyoko Traditional Council which is the Adonteng division of the New Juaben traditional area in the Eastern region, has called on Ghanaians and Nananom, to support the President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to contribute his quota for the development of Ghana. In a congratulatory message addressed through the media on New Year Day, the Oyokohene, Nana Kodua Kesse II, …

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E/R: Man, 28, commits suicide

A 28 year old man Kwasi Afum has committed a suicide at Akyem Hemang in Fanteakwa District in the Eastern Region. The deceased, a mason was found hanging in his room by family members. He reportedly hanged himelf with a used sponge. The body of the deceased has been taken by police to the Kibi government hospital morgue. It is …

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NDC Volta Caucus nominates James Kluste Avedzi as Minority Leader

The Volta Regional Caucus in Parliament of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has nominated the Chairman of the Finance Committee of Parliament, James Klutse Avedzi for the Minority Leader position of the 7th Parliament of the Fourth Republic to be constituted on January 7. The 25 member group is confident that their candidate who’s also the Member of Parliament for …

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One Injured In Tanker Yard Explosion

A mechanic is battling for his life after he was reportedly caught up in a wild inferno which occurred at petroleum tanker and mechanic yard near Barclays Bank at Official Town, a suburb of Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region. The injured, whose name was only given as Nana Yaw, was said to have attempted to open a metal barrel …

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30 Illegal Miners Arrested In Obuasi

About 30 young men have been arrested for engaging in illegal mining on the concession of AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) at Obuasi in the Ashanti region. The police also impounded excavators and other sophisticated weapons during the swoop at the underground mine of AGA. The Sustainability Manage of AGA Obuasi mines, Nana Ampofo Obeng confirmed this to Adom News Thursday. He …

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