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I’m sorry – Otiko Djaba

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Otiko Afisa Djaba has rendered an apology to President Akufo-Addo and Ghanaians over her outburst with the NPP Northern regional chairman Daniel Bugri Naabu. “It was totally out of order and I apologise to Ghanaians for what happened. I want to use …

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Ghana marks 16th anniversary of May 9 disaster today

Ghana will be commemorating the 16th anniversary of the May 9 Accra Sports stadium disaster today. Over 127 soccer fans lost their lives in a stampede which occurred when Hearts of Oak clashed with Asante Kotoko in 2001  league game. It has been described as Africa’s worst soccer disaster ever Kotoko fans …

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Contractors owed GH¢1.3bn – Report

Contractors engaged by government for the execution of various projects across the country are owed Ghc1.3 billion as at December 2016, the Parliamentary Select Committee on Works and Housing report has revealed. “The Ministry’s indebtedness to contractors as at 31st December, 2016 was highlighted as GH¢ 528.4million and US$174million. By converting …

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Arrest of powerful Chinese galamsey woman; blow-by-blow account

A harmless revelation on Joy FM’s Newsfile  programme about how a powerful Chinese woman, blackmailed Ghana’s top politicians and security officers with sex tapes and videos she recorded has led to the arrest of Asia Huang popularly called Aisha. The New Crusading Newspaper Editor Kweku Baako said three times, Aisha …

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Shock in Nabdam as assemblyman displays ballot paper

Drama unfolded Monday during the confirmation of a District Chief Executive nominee at Nabdam in the Upper East Region when an assembly man, after stamping his thumbprint on a ballot paper, flaunted the restricted paper in public before slotting it into the ballot box. Daniel Animah, Assemblyman for Zua, came …

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Scores injured in Takoradi gas explosion

Scores of people have been fatally injured in a gas explosion at Takoradi in the Western region. It is unclear what caused the explosion at the Ghonco Chinese company located on the Sekondi road Tuesday morning. According to Empire FM’s Emmanuel Ohene Djan, the over 30 victims of the explosion have …

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