Monthly Archives: March 2015

I am apolitical – DCOP Kofi Boakye tells NDC, NPP

The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Nathan Kofi Boakye, has said security work must be discharged without political interference from both the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the largest opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP). This, to him, would make policing in the country and the Ashanti Region, in particular, to become effective as the Ghana ...

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All set for Cedi trial

The Attorney-General (A-G) has filed her statement of case in respect of the suit brought against the Bank of Ghana (BoG) over the depreciation of the cedi. The filing of the documents paves the way for the commencement of the hearing of the case, which had stalled for some time now. Dr John Ephraim Baiden, a private legal practitioner who ...

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Afful’s late winner seals 1-0 victory for Esperance in Champs League

Ghana defender Harrison Afful scored a late match-winner to hand Esperance a 1-0 win over Cosmos de Bafia in a CAF Champions League clash in Doula on Sunday. The 29-year-old struck in the 89th-minute to clinch victory for the Tunisian giants at the Stade de la Reunification. This is Harrison Afful’s first goal in this season’s CAF Champions League and ...

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Gruzah still pursues GFA; As he returns to court on April 21

Even before the court adjudicates on the King Faisal and the Ghana Football Association’s (GFA) case, Alhaji Gruzah is confident judgment will go in his favour. The bankroller of the club told the Graphic Sports that the parties involved in his court case against the GFA were expected to return to court on April 21 saying,”Insha Allah I will win ...

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Ghanaians must demand accountability from EC – PPP Guru

Mr Richmond Lankwei Lamptey, a leading member of the Progressives People’s Party (PPP), has expressed worry that Ghanaians are not demanding accountability from the Electoral Commission (EC). “Why are people not angry with the Electoral Commission for wasting GH¢317m All Ghanaians should be very angry now, including the ruling NDC, and people who make things happen at the EC should ...

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UN commends President Mahama

The United Nations (UN) have commended President John Dramani Mahama for his leadership, foresight, courage and inspirational role to host the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) in Accra. “On behalf of Mr Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary General extend the world body’s sincere appreciation for the support and decisive leadership exhibited by President Mahama and the government of ...

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Nursing Colleges plagued by protocol admission contractors

Principals at Nursing Training Colleges in the Upper West Region have expressed worry about the activities of protocol admission contractors. Speaking on behalf of colleague principals at a regional matriculation of 1,044 students in Wa, the Principal of the Wa Nursing Training College, George Segnitome revealed that protocol admission contractors allegedly take money from prospective applicants, parade the corridors of ...

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Retrieving Ghc51m debt: Gov’t to confiscate Woyome’s assets

The Government of Ghana (GoG) says it has identified key assets of businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome which it intends to seize as part of processes to retrieve the Ghc51-million-cedi wrongful judgement debt paid him. An Accra High Court presided over by Justice John Ajet-Nassam acquitted and discharged Mr. Woyome who was facing two charges- causing financial loss to the state ...

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Ghanaians laud out-going Ambassador to the United Nations

Ghanaians in New York have commended Ambassador Ken Koku Kanda, out-going Ghana’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations for his commitment in ensuring that Ghana’s interest was served adequately during his four year tenure. At a send-off party organized for him at the Mission last Friday, attended by various Ghanaians associations, the visiting Ghanaian delegation attending the current 59th UN ...

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FDA expresses concern over porous borders

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has expressed concern over the porous nature of the country’s borders. According to the Chief Executive Officer of the FDA, Mr Hudu Mogtari, medicines approved for importation into the country had to mandatorily go through the Tema Port and the Kotoka International Airport which were the designated entry points for such products. The two ...

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