Monthly Archives: August 2015

NDC executives close down party offices in Eastern Region

The executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Eastern region,  have directed that all constituency party offices in the region should  be closed down until  the District Chief Executive for  Kwahu South, Joseph Omari  is  removed from office. The DCE, Joseph Omari allegedly pepper-sprayed two of the party executives last Thursday when a misunderstanding ensued between them in his ...

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We haven’t agreed to pay doctors 50% of basic salary – Health Ministry

Government has described as false a Joynews report claiming that it has agreed to pay Members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), 50% of their basic salary as Professional Allowance. A statement signed by the Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia stated that the Public Services Joint Standing Negotiating Committee (PSJSNC) is already involved in a universal discussion of Category 2 ...

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ASN launches Home Investment Fund

ASN Financial Services has launched a Home Investment Fund aimed at solving Ghana’s housing deficit. The fund has been designed to help both private and public sector workers become homeowners in the shortest possible time. Speaking at the launch, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ASN Holdings Limited, Prince Yaw Sarpong said the fund is to help individuals save toward ...

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Kojo Asomani elected NPP Gomoa East parliamentary candidate

Delegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Gomoa East Constituency have elected Kojo Asomani as the party’s parliamentary candidate for the area. He polled 205 votes as against his main contender, Dr. Marcus Yaw Danso who had 199 votes. The Delegates went to the polls today following the dismissal of an interlocutory injunction brought before the Agona Swedru High Court. The ...

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Petr Cech errors gift West Ham fine win over Arsenal

West Ham pulled off a shock 2-0 victory over Arsenal after Cheikhou Kouyate and Mauro Zarate exploited two Petr Cech mistakes. Arsenal got off to a bright start in the first half, and started to increasingly dominate proceedings, with chances for Olivier Giroud, Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey, but West Ham were never out of the running. They scored first ...

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Interior Minister assures of tight security at Mahama’s church

The Interior Ministry is assuring of tighter security this morning at the Ringway assemblies of God church where President Mahama and his family as well the Chief Justice worship. This follows the arrest in the church of a 36-year-old man, Charles Antwi who was in possession of a gun two weeks ago. He has since been sentenced to 10 years ...

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Mahama celebrates Asafotufiami with people of Ada

President John Dramani Mahama joined the people of Ada to celebrate the annual Asafotufiami festival. Asafotufiami festival, means firing of muskets  and it is celebrated annually to mark the heroic performance of the ancestors of the people of Ada to safeguard their lands and property from their enemies. President John Dramani Mahama speaking at the festival said government has allocated a ...

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Why we are on strike; doctors, pharmacists say it all on Ghana Connect

A bone chip of a patient hit my eyeball  whilst treating him in a theatre at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. I nearly got blind but I have no risk allowance. That was the testimony of an angry doctor, Harding, on Joy FM’s Ghana Connect programme, Friday, defending why doctors have to go on strike and if necessary resign en ...

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FCPPL preview: Medeama desperate for season’s first away win

Medeama coach Tom Strand says his side is ready to upset AshantiGold but hopes luck will be on their side. The Tarkwas side are, incredibly, still looking for a first away victory this season. The Mauve and Yellows who currently place 7th have been unimpressive on the road so far this season – going winless in 1170 minutes but have managed ...

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Women with breast implants are 3 times more likely to commit suicide

If you’re unhappy with your breast size, you might think that going under the knife will make you feel more awesome, all around, but new research suggests that might not be true. Women who get cosmetic implants end up about three times more likely to commit suicide about 10 years after surgery, and more likely die from alcohol or drug dependence or abuse, according to ...

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