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Our rotten political party system

What do we make of our existing political party system? How can we ensure that it guarantees democracy? How can it prevent civil strife and justice? Can we justify the existing political systems with its squabbles, lamentations and beastility? From pre-colonial to our present post-independence era, people organised on identified …

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Girl, 11, scares off armed robber by throwing bread at him

Either this knifeman has cibophobia (fear of food) or the 11-year-old girl who thwarted his robbery channelled her inner Boris Hulk to scare him off. The masked man pulled a knife out at a supermarket in West Sussex to threaten staff but ran away after an 11-year-old girl started throwing …

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Nkrumah Day: Monday, September 23 declared public holiday

The Ministry of Interior has declared Monday, September 23 as a statutory public holiday by in recognition of Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day which falls on September 21, 2019. A statement signed by the Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery said “the President of the Republic of Ghana has by Executive …

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Teachers’ salaries, allowances swallow education budget

Between 70 and 90 per cent of the annual budgetary allocation to the educational sector goes into the payment of teachers’ salaries, related allowances and study leave, the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has stated. “Unfortunately, these investments have not yielded the expected results in progressive improvement in …

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Gov’t urged to facilitate automation of revenue collection

The Head of Economics Department, University of Ghana, Prof. William Baah-Boateng, has called on government to fast-track the implementation of revenue collection automation to reduce leakages at local assembles and agencies. He said this would enable the local government to generate more funds internally to support their activities and ease …

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Dzodze Chiefs hail Akufo-Addo

The Dzodze Traditional Council has commended the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the impressive work he is doing for communities in the jurisdiction. Representing the Council when they paid a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo Monday, Chief of Dzodze Fiagbedu, Togbe Dey III said people’s lives are being changed. “Mr. President, …

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SA president apologizes to Ghana over xenophobic attacks

The President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has conveyed his and the apologies of the people of South Africa to President Nana Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana over the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, that resulted in the deaths of and injuries to several African …

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