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Eastern corridor roads will be completed soon – Mahama

President Mahama has promised to ensure that construction works on the Eastern corridor roads are completed on time. He made the promise during a 3-day campaign tour of the region, specifically Hohoe. Some residents in the region had threatened to vote against President John Mahama if the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) fails to construct some roads in the region.loading... …

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I went to Nigeria to meet the man who scammed me

An internet romance scam took an unexpected turn, writes Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani. When Maria Grette first discovered that the 58-year-old Danish man with whom she had fallen in love was actually a 24-year-old Nigerian 419 internet scammer, the 62-year-old Swede was distraught. But, soon, her feelings changed. “The most terrible thing was not that he had cheated me, but that …

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EC holds balloting for MP aspirants today

MP aspirants contesting the December elections will today, Thursday October 20, know their positions on the ballot paper. The Electoral Commission is conducting balloting of positions for the MP aspirants. The EC has however suspended balloting for Presidential aspirants because of the numerous suits against the disqualification of some aspirants. The Public Relations Officer of the EC, Eric Dzakpasu told …

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I don’t support independent candidates – Mahama

President John Mahama has said he does not back any member of the NDC who goes independent in the upcoming polls. Addressing party supporters in the North Dayi constituency of the Volta region, as part of his campaign tour on Wednesday, the President declared that, “there is no independent candidate who is NDC and I don’t support any independent candidate. …

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Terkper presents 2017 1Q budget today

The Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper, is expected in Parliament today, October 20, 2016 to present an advanced budget covering government spending for the first quarter of 2017. The move has become necessary because of the December 7 polls and the need to prevent overspending in case of a transition in government. Mr. Terkper would outline the government’s projected revenue …

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I’ve two kids with Ken Agyepong – Adwoa Safo

The Member of Parliament for Dome Kwabenya Sarah Adwoa Safo has confirmed having two children with maverick politician Kennedy Agyepong. Although the Assin North lawmaker is widely seen as rowdy, Mrs. Safo described him as “a sweet father.” The two Members of Parliament of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have since separated. A section of the media speculated the relationship …

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Lumba’s Song For NPP Is The Biggest Political Party Song In Ghana – Appietus

Many songs are released each election year for various political parties to help their campaigns. Whether they make the parties win the election or not, that is another issue you would have to discuss at home. Daddy Lumba, Kwabena Kwabena, A-Plus, Isaiah Kwadwo Ampong, Diana Asamoah and other musicians have released songs for the leading opposition party, NPP. For the …

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Recent power outages due to faulty cables – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has attributed power outages in some areas in the Greater Accra region to faulty cables at its Mallam Bulk Supply Point (BSP). Some parts of Accra have been experiencing power outages in recent times. According to the ECG, “there is an interruption in power supply in the western part of Accra due to an …

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Soldiers Beat Up Nima NPP Boy

A New Patriotic Party (NPP) sympathizer Bilal Ibrahim has lodged a complaint with the Nima Police after he was assaulted by a group of soldiers, who claimed to have come from the Flagstaff House. Narrating his ordeal after reporting his predicament to the police, Bilal said “when Nana Akufo-Addo came to Nima last week, I was in the company of …

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