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Ghana’s World Cup hopes all but over after draw in Uganda

Ghana’s hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia are all but over after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Uganda in Kampala in a game marred by poor refereeing decisions. Saturday’s clash was billed as a make-or-break for the World Cup hopes for both sides, with …

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MASLOC is nearly a scam; close it down – IMANI Ghana

President of policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe has called on government to shutdown the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC). He argued that the centre which was established with the motive of alleviating poverty has not lived up to expectation. According to Mr. Cudjoe, MASLOC and its related …

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Govt to review tax exemption policy

Government has commenced moves to review the law on tax waivers and exemptions. This was announced when Parliament approved a tax exemption package of 90 million dollars to construct the Early Power project. The project which is worth 647 million dollars is expected to produce a 400 megawatts power plant. …

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Six districts in Northern Region to be upgraded

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed his administration’s intention to upgrade six districts in the Northern Region to municipal status. The proposed districts including East and West Mamprusi, will be in line with the local government reforms. President Nana Addo was addressing the chiefs and people of Mamprugu traditional …

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Asuom SHS students stranded after fire razed their dormitory

Over 50 students of Asuom Senior High School in the Kwaebibirim District of the Eastern Region, have temporarily been displaced after losing their belongings to fire which gutted the schools boys’ dormitory on Sunday morning. A Teacher of the school, who is also the Assembly Member of the Adansi Electoral …

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Gas explosion: NDC commiserates with families of deceased, injured

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has sent heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in Saturday’s gas explosion at the Atomic Junction near Madina in Accra. In a press release Sunday and signed by the Deputy General Secretary, Operations, Koku Anyidoho said, the NDC prays that God showers divine mercies …

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Ledzorkuku MP launches zero interest loan scheme for women

Some women, mostly traders in the Ledzorkuku constituency in the Greater Accra Region have been given a boost with an interest free loan to enable them expand their businesses. Others are also going to benefit from a skills training scheme including dress making and hairdressing. The 40-20 project- 40 interest …

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