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President Akufo-Addo Nominates Municipal And District Chief Executives

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in accordance with article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and section 20(1) of the Local Governance Act, Act 936, has nominated Municipal and District Chief Executives (MDCEs) for the newly created Municipal and District Assemblies (MDA).

A Statement signed by Hajia Alima Mahama …

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The rich to pay more for their cars

The government has proposed to introduce a levy on luxurious vehicles with engine capacities of 3.0 litres and above, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance and Minister, has told Parliament. Pending Parliamentary approval, the levy will be paid on first registration, and subsequently, at annual renewal, he said in the August …

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Amissah-Arthur to be buried at the military cemetery

The family of the late Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur has announced that the former vice president will be buried at the military cemetery at Burma Camp in Accra.

Mr. Amissah Arthur’s mortal remains will be laid in state at the foyer of the Accra International Conference Centre for …

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Adams Mahama was conscious before death – Pathologist

A pathologist has told an Accra High Court that the late Adams Mahama remained conscious, fully alert and well-oriented moments before his death on May 21, 2015. He said although the deceased Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) suffered first and second-degree burns, with 81 percent …

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Two Nigerians arrested with narcotic drugs concealed in ‘kako’

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has arrested two Nigerian nationals for attempting to traffic narcotics through the General Post Office in Accra.
The suspects Theophilus Biney, alias Godwin Orji, a. k. a ‘Goody’, 37 years and Jeff Nnaana-K, 36 years, both residents in Ghana were picked up by officials of …

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Prof Quartey welcomes new tax on high-income earners

An Economist with the University of Ghana Prof Peter Quartey has welcomed the new tax on high-income earners if only the monies raised will be used efficiently. Speaking to Joy News’ Evans Mensah on Top Story, he was unequivocal in stating that no amount of taxes raised will be enough …

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President Akufo-Addo inspects 1-village-1-dam project site in Bongo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 19th July, 2018, visited the construction site of the 1-village-1-dam project in Bongo, as part of his 2-day tour of the Upper West Region. With a total of five hundred and seventy (570) dams to be constructed in the …

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Hypocritical Kweku Baako in full-scale galamsey – Ken Agyapong

The reputation of veteran journalist Abdul Malik Kweku on Wednesday suffered a jolt when it was revealed that he owns and covertly operates a small-scale mining firm. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, who has waged a bruising campaign against Kweku Baako and his mentee, Anas Aremayaw Anas claimed on his television station …

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Akufo-Addo begins 7-day northern Ghana tour today

President Akufo-Addo will from today [Thursday] begin a 7-day tour of the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions. The week-long tour will see him visit a number of selected constituencies in the three regions.

While in the Upper East Region, President Akufo-Addo will inspect ongoing work on the Bongo-Balungu-Namoo-Zorko …

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'Untruthful' Ofori-Atta increased VAT through backdoor - Avedzi

The Deputy Minority leader is accusing the Finance Minister of peddling an untruth when he said the VAT rate will not be increased. James Avedzi insists the government, through the Finance Minister has increased VAT “through the back door.” In a mid-year budget review presentation, the minister, Ken Ofori Atta …

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Hungary pursued by EU over 'Stop Soros' migrant law

The European Commission says a law in Hungary that criminalises support for asylum seekers is illegal amid a battle with the country over EU migration. Hungary has now been referred to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for "non-compliance" with EU legislation. Viktor Orban's government passed a law in June …

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Randy Abbey also claimed BBC's extensive role in Anas investigation

Former Ghana FA Executive Randy Abbey also claimed that the BBC played an extensive role in the football investigation which has not been denied by the British broadcaster. This comes after Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper has apologized for publicly stating that Anas' documentary; Number 12 was a …

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