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Court orders arrest of banker over stolen $550,000

An Accra Circuit Court has issued bench warrant for the arrest of a bank official who allegedly abetted with a businessman to steal $550,000 from his employers. The court ordered the arrest of a 33-year old Kelvin Kwesi Koomson for failing to appear before it when the matter was called. …

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Manual operations responsible for School Feeding challenges

Mrs Gertrude Quashigah, National Coordinator, School Feeding Programme (SFP) has attributed challenges facing the Programme to manual operations. She said monitoring and evaluation of the Programme, a key activity involving data collection, was done manually. Mrs Quashigah said this when World Food Programme (WFP) presented 300 Samsung Digital Tablets to …

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Commercial drivers must at least pass BECE Mathematics – Akpaloo

A pass in Mathematics at the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) level should be part of the requirements for acquisition of driver’s license, Mr Kofi Akpaloo, Founder and Leader of Liberal Party Ghana, (LPG) has suggested. Mr Akpaloo therefore called on the Driver Vehicle and Licensing Authority (DVLA) to ensure …

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Solution to Ghana’s problems is in NDC manifesto – Mahama

The solution to social and economic challenges confronting Ghana is succinctly captured in the 2020 manifesto of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Former President John Dramani Mahama has said. “High unemployment rate, businesses suffering, the economy is collapsing, the answers to all what Ghana is going through today is in …

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Mason jailed over sex with minor

A 21-year-old mason, who lured a 14-year-old girl at Adenta Barrier and defiled her, has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by an Adentan Circuit Court. Stephen Gokah, charged with defilement, pleaded guilty. The Court, presided over by Mrs Sedinam Awo Balokah, convicted Gokah on his own plea. According to …

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GNFS gets new Acting Chief Fire Officer

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, has appointed Deputy Chief Fire Officer (DCFO) Julius Kuunuor Aalebkure as the acting Chief Fire Officer (CFO) of the Ghana National Fire Service with immediate effect. DCFO Aalebkure takes over from Mr. Edwin Ekow Blankson who is currently indisposed. In a letter signed …

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Redefine redline corporate governance – Daasebra Otuo Siribour II

Daasebra Otuo Siribour II, the Chairman of the Council of the Council of State, has called for redefining redline corporate governance, with practice that go beyond mere adherence to new rules that demonstrate ethics, integrity, honesty, and transparency. He said corporate governance was more than just a set of guidelines: …

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Efforts to legalise LGBTQ+ in Ghana will be a waste

Ahead of the debate of the LGBTQ Bill, Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu on Tuesday assured Ghanaians that efforts by some people to legalise the LGBTQ practice in Ghana will be a waste. Referring to traditional, philosophical, religious and moral set of values of Ghanaians, the Leader quoted Article 125 …

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Western North NPP holds annual delegates conference

  The Western North Region branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)has held its annual delegates conference at Sefwi Wiawso in the Western North with a call on members to remain united. The conference was attended by 153 delegates with 17 delegates each from the Juaboso, Bodi, Sefwi Wiawso, Akontombra, …

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2022 WCQ: Ghana beat Zimbabwe to go top of Group G temporarily

The Black Stars of Ghana recorded their third win in Group G of the African qualifiers for the 2022 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup after beating Zimbabwe 1-0 at the National Sports Stadium in Harare. Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey scored the decisive goal for the Black Stars …

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