Monthly Archives: November 2015

Sammy Crabbe can leave NPP – Nana Obiri Boahen

Deputy General Secretary of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has asked the Second Vice Chairman of the party to leave the party if he feels uncomfortable. According to Nana Obiri Boahen, Sammy Crabbe is only taking advantage of the party to enrich himself and to destroy the party and subsequently make it unpopular. “Sammy Crabbe’s absence or presence will ...

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Pentecost Church donates to pupils

Reverend Clement Achim Gyimah, Head Pastor of the Sunyani Pentecost International Worship Centre has advised parents to train their children on the right path of life for them to become responsible future leaders. He noted that a lot of adolescent children and youth in the society are now going wayward because they were not brought up in a proper manner ...

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Accra Academy wins Vodafone Icons High School Edition

The young and gallant men from the Accra Academy beat off competition from five other schools to emerge winners of this year’s High School Edition of the Vodafone Icons. For their prize, they were presented with a music studio and will also represent Ghana in Turkey for the Global Vodafone High School Competition. Osei Tutu Senior High School from the ...

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MTN hints of 4G deployment soon

While the local 4G LTE operators are asking government to stop the open auction of 4G complaint spectra, Ghana’s leading 3G operator has hinted that it is ready to roll out 4G mobile technology to provide faster and more reliable voice and data services. The ICT Chamber, which speaks for the three Broadband Wireless Access (4G LTE) license holders Surfline, ...

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NPP: ‘Election-year’ budget makes us ‘nervous’

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has revealed it is nervous about the 2016 budget statement to be presented to Parliament by Minister of Finance Seth Terkper on Friday November 13, 2015. At a press briefing in Accra on Wednesday, acting Chairman of the party, Mr, Freddie Blay, said the budget will be an “election-year budget” which will be replete ...

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Education Ministry denies blowing $40m on dictionaries

The Education Ministry has described as mischievous a publication suggesting that it has spent 40 million dollars on the procurement of dictionaries. The Daily Guide Newspaper, which published the story also alleged that the government is spending 44 million dollars on the printing of atlases. But the Education Ministry in a statement urged the public to ignore the allegations made ...

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500 unemployed nurses to demonstrate in Tamale

500 unemployed graduate nurses are to hit the streets of Tamale in protest over government’s failure to employ them. They are giving government two weeks ultimatum to address their concern. Their Spokesperson, Yakubu Mikdad Kakuma in a Citi News interview said, “it saddens our hearts to see we Nurses still being in our various homes over a year now having ...

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Amidu: I’m not in competition with Anas

Anti-corruption campaigner Martin Amidu has said he is not in competition with investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, for laurels, as far as fighting corruption is concerned. Mr. Anas, in a rebuttal statement to a litany of allegations leveled against him by Mr. Amidu, said Wednesday that “the brightening of another candle does not dim the light of another candle.” Mr. ...

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E.T Mensah: I’m not ready to check out of Parliament

Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram ET Mensah has served notice he is not ready to “check out of parliament”. According to him, he will bow out of the lawmaking chamber if the time is right for him. The former Youth and Sports minister is facing stiff competition from a presidential staffer Sam George who has vowed to defeat him ...

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Afoko meets NPP National Council today over petition

Embattled National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Awentami Afoko, is meeting the National Council of the party today over a petition against his indefinite suspension. Afoko filed his petition Monday against constitutional breaches that led to what he described as the usurpation of his post. The 14-page petition to the Council, the highest decision-making body after Congress, ...

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