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NIA charging foreigners $120 for non-citizen Ghana Card

The National Identification Authority (NIA) is charging foreigners $120 each for a non-citizen Ghana card. This has raised concerns among the foreigner community in the country who say the amount is outrageous as they are already being charged for the renewal of resident permits. The NIA in an advertisement in …

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NDC places hold on parliamentary primaries in 37 constituencies

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has placed a hold on parliamentary primaries in 37 constituencies across nine regions in the country. A statement issued by the General Secretary of the party, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, said the directives had been given in accordance with the National Executive Committee’s (NEC) decision …

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NABCO recruits to generate digital addresses nationwide

Almost 13,000 recruits of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) are to be deployed on a special exercise across the country to generate digital addresses for four million residential properties. The exercise, christened “8:8 day” in reference to its start date of August 8, 2019, will involve a workforce of 50 …

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Volta NDC supports Agavedzi tidal wave victims

The Volta Regional Executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have visited the affected persons of a recent tidal wave that affected residents of Agavedzi, a community in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta Region. The team, led by the Volta Regional Chairman, Mr Henry Ametefe, visited the coastline …

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Volta Region: Four NDC MPs to leave Parliament

Some four National Democratic Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament (MP) in the Volta region have not picked nomination forms to contest the Party’s parliamentary primaries to be re-elected as MPs. They are Mr Richard Quashiegah, MP for Keta, Mr Clement Kofi Humado, MP for Anlo, Mr Fiifi Fiavi Kwetey, MP …

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Armed robbers ‘snatch’ new Savannah Region pick-up

One of the new vehicles President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo recently handed over to the newly created Savannah Region has allegedly been stolen by armed robbers. The police have consequently initiated investigations to find the missing 4×4 pick-up vehicle belonging to the Savannah Regional Coordinating Council (SRCC). The armed robbers …

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Govt clears all outstanding debt due GETFUND

Government says it has cleared all outstanding debts due GEFFUND up until April this year. Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta disclosed this when he was responding to a question posed by Member of Parliament for Akatsi North Peter Nortsu Kotoe in parliament on “ why the Ministry has failed to release …

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Freddie Blay buses for NPP hit with suit

Kelliot Royal Motors, a company registered under the laws of Ghana, has dragged the Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) to an Accra High Court in a bid to block the distribution of 100 buses to Constituency Executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The buses are part of some 275 buses the governing …

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Komenda Sugar Factory still sits idle

The delay in naming a strategic investor to help revamp the ailing Komenda Sugar Factory has deepened the woes of the establishment. Currently, the $60-million factory located at Komenda in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) municipality in the Central Region is wasting away, as it is overgrown with weeds resulting from three …

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