Monthly Archives: January 2016

Mahama lauds two Kumawood movies

President John Mahama appears to have a different view from a section of Ghanaians that say Kumawood movies and productions are mediocre and unprofessional. Mr Mahama over the holidays watched two Kumawood productions titled ‘Obroni Hiani’ and ‘Sure Banker’, and has described the two productions as “great”. In a tweet, he said: “Watched 2 great GH productions this holiday – ...

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Nyaho’s suspension is a surprise – John Boadu

The Acting National Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has said the suspension of Dr Nyaho Nyaho Tamakloe, a founding member of the party, came to him as a surprise. According to him, he would have kicked against the suspension if he had earlier gotten wind of the intended punitive measure. The decision to suspend Dr Tamakloe ...

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Mahama should have resigned before 2016 – Wontumi

Several surprises shot up at the tail end of 2015 as two appointees of President Mahama tendered in their resignation letters for reasons connected to their inability to deliver on their promises. But one person who should have set the precedent for his subordinates to follow is President Mahama, Mr. Bernard Antwi-Boasiako alias Chairman ‘Wontumi’ has observed. The Ashanti Regional ...

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Tanzanian President forces officials to sign public integrity pledge

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has forced new government officials to publicly sign a pledge of integrity before entering office, U.S. broadcaster Voice of America(VOA) reported. Since his election in October, Magufuli has undertaken various initiatives aimed at rooting out corruption and reducing bureaucracy within government. The president fired dozens of port officials in December after more than 2,400 containers were found ...

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Zinedine Zidane replaces Rafael Benitez as Real Madrid coach

Rafael Benitez has been sacked as manager of Real Madrid after just seven months in charge, with club legend Zinedine Zidane replacing him. Spaniard Benitez, 55, was relieved of his duties following a meeting of the club’s board on Monday. Real B team coach Zidane, 43, has been promoted to first-team boss. The Frenchman, a former Real player and World ...

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Anas threatens to expose rot at KATH

Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has threatened to expose rot at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, the Chief Executive Officer of the facility has revealed. Dr. Joseph Akpaloo told his staff at a recent meeting that Anas and his Tiger Eye PI have served the hospital a letter of an ongoing investigations to their operations. “I want to ...

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Owusu Bempah predicts death of entertainers in 2016

Ghana’s entertainment industry would be hit by tragic deaths in the year 2016, the founder and leader of Glorious Word and Power Ministry has prophesied. Celebrities who would pass into eternity, Rev Owusu Bempah said will include: Asonaba Kweku Darko known in the industry as ‘Super OD’ and highlife musician, Jewel Ackah. “When you say it then people would come ...

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NPP adopts room-to-room campaign at Manhyia

Executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Manhyia South Constituency in Kumasi have launched an election campaign dubbed, ‘Room-to-Room geared towards increasing the party’s votes in the area. Announcing the new campaign, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, the NPP MP for Manhyia South, said the ‘house-to-house’ campaign of the party in his constituency during the 2012 electioneering season could ...

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Resignation is not enough for public officials!

I am of the conviction that if fired ministers or government officials who resign their positions were investigated and possibly arraigned before law courts, then, Government would have been doing the right thing and paying heed to the needs of Ghanaians and giving meaning to our democracy. The right procedure, what is good to be done is for a fired ...

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Revealed: Parliament approved 2.9% – 5% fuel price increase not 27%

New information from Parliament has revealed that the Ministry of Finance only sanctioned a 5% and a 2.9% increase in the price of petrol and diesel, which took effect from Monday January 4, 2016. Fuel prices at the pumps had gone up by between 22% and 27% following the the passage of the Energy Sector Levy (ESL) by Parliament in ...

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