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NDC Slaps Mahama Over Defeat -Botchwey Report Discloses

Professor Kwesi Botchwey, Chairman of the 13-member committee that investigated the reason why the National Democratic Congress (NDC) lost the December 7, 2016 general elections, has stated that some of the party’s supporters they interviewed said former President John Dramani Mahama did not put things right and that led to the defeat. “There were so many issues but I can’t …

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32 alleged killers of Maj. Mahama to reappear in court on July 6

Thirty-two suspects remanded into police custody for their alleged roles in Major Mahama’s murder, are expected to reappear before the court on July 6. The suspects were charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder when they appeared before the court on Wednesday, June 21. The Police is also on a manhunt for some eight (8) persons believed to be …

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Abuse Of Ghanaian Passports

The possession of the Ghanaian passport by persons unqualified to do so has never been tackled adequately. Many loopholes are still being exploited by bad elements seeking monetary gratification, for the acquisition of the travel document, which by all standards is a security document owned by the government of Ghana which has the authority to give or withdraw it from …

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Ruby Cocaine Assets Seized Some

Assets of jailed drug baron, Nayele Ametefe, also known as Ruby Adu-Gyamfi, have been confiscated in accordance with an Accra High Court order. Officials of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) carted furniture and furnishings from Nayele’s business enterprise, Night Angels Enterprise, located at the Dzorwulu Motorway Extension in Accra. The colourful furniture have been presented to three rehabilitation centres – …

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Man Busted With 37 ‘Stolen’ Gov’t Cars

The Asset Retrieval Taskforce at the Presidency yesterday seized expensive vehicles said to belong to the state from an individual. The taskforce stormed an area called Oforikrom, near Nsawam in the Eastern Region in the early hours and raided a private property, where the 37 cars, including those registered in the name of State Protocol Department (SPD), were found. Akwasi …

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We need $200m to renovate ‘death trap’ schools – NAPO

It would cost the government about $200 million to renovate dilapidated basic school structures across the country. This is according to Education Minister, Mathew Opoku Prempeh, who has said the government has identified about 8,000 basic schools that need urgent refurbishment. Speaking on the floor of Parliament on Tuesday, the Minister said the schools identified had structures that threatened the …

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Nkrumah killed Ghana’s democracy – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has blamed Ghana’s first leader, Kwame Nkrumah, for virtually killing democracy during his reign. The former President who governed from 2001 to 2009 told the leadership of the International Democratic Union (IDU) which paid a courtesy call on him at his office in Accra, that ex-President Nkrumah almost plunged the country into poverty and chaos. …

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Tow levy suspended for review – Oppong-Nkrumah

A deputy Information Minister, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has said the suspension of the tow levy is to re-engage and rework on the Legislative Instrument. “The suspension is to offer us a period to re-engage, and to look at the possibility of redoing this L.I and its implementation framework so we can solve the problem, but not in a manner that makes …

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