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Ghana making way for terrorists – Islamic Human Right Foundation

The Islamic Human Right Foundation Ghana, (IHFG) believes the state of lawlessness which has befallen the country with criminals breaking into police establishments and gunning them down, makes the country a fertile ground for terrorists to take undue advantage to strike. “Terrorists all the time want a state of insecurity for them to be able to establish their camps. If ...

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Eduman sex tape: Headmaster sacked

The headmaster of Breman Eduman D/A Basic School in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District of the Central Region, Robert Sepey, who is seen in a sex video with a former student, has been relieved of his post. He has also been directed to meet a two-man disciplinary committee “for the appropriate disciplinary actions”. The decision was taken by the Ghana Education Service ...

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EOCO clears EC top officers

It has emerged that the three top officers accused of misappropriating GHC480,177.87 of the Endowment Fund of Staff of Electoral Commission (EC) have been cleared by the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO). Georgina Opoku-Amankwaah, Deputy Commissioner in-charge of Finance and Administration; Kwaku Owusu Agyei-Larbi, Chief Accountant and Joseph Kwaku Asamoah, Finance Officer, were hounded out of office by the ...

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Cop, driver killed in bizarre accident

A Police Officer with the Anyinase Marine Police in the Western Region has died under bizarre circumstances.General Constable Ayobe Smaila died on the spot at Asemko, a community in the Ellembelle District when he and four others were conveying the body of a driver who has been identified as Sulemana Abubakari. Sulemana died after his Mitsubishi 4×4 pickup with registration ...

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Ghanaian soldiers on peacekeeping in DRC return

Forty-three soldiers, comprising seven officers and 36 soldiers drawn from the Six Infantry Battalion in Tamale, who went for a year’s peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have returned home. The military aircraft carrying the soldiers touched base at the Air Force Base in Tamale on Sunday, where elated spouses and relatives of the soldiers gathered to ...

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Amidu will resign in no time as Special Prosecutor – PC Appiah Ofori

Antigraft crusader, Paul Collins Appiah Ofori has warned that the country risks losing the services of the Citizen Vigilante, Martin A.B.K Amidu as the Independent Special Prosecutor if there are attempts to manipulate his work in his new office by appointees of the current government. “If anybody interferes with his work he will just resign and go in no time…you ...

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Oquaye is acting President

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Oquaye, was yesterday sworn in by Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo as Acting President of the country in the absence of President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. He took the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office in compliance with clauses 11 and 12 of Article 60 of the 1992 Constitution, as well ...

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Breaking News- K.B. Asante dead

Renowned Ghanaian diplomat, Kwaku Baprui Asante, has died at age 93. This was confirmed to Citi News by a family member on Monday morning, who said a further statement will be released. Born on March 1, 1924, K.B. Asante was the Secretary to Ghana’s First President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and served under a number of Heads of States in Ghana. ...

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Ghana’s housing crisis: Cost of land up by 450% in 13 years

For years Ghana has been battling with finding a solution to its housing challenges. Figures from players in the housing sector show Ghana’s housing deficit ranges from 1.7 million to 2 million. Despite moves by successive Governments and the private sector to reduce the deficit, it appears the multiplicity of the problem makes it difficult to find solutions. In the ...

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BoG announces policy rate today

The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison is today [January 22, 2018] expected to announce the central bank’s policy rate for commercial banks for the next couple of months. It follows the completion of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC’s) annual meetings to review the Ghanaian economy. Today’s announcement will be the first for this year and it ...

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