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Government allocates GH¢45 million for 2020 Population Census

The Ghana News Agency reports that government has allocated an amount of GH¢45 million for the preparatory activities of the 2020 Population and Housing Census, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said. Government has also invested $1 million in the Trial Census ahead of the main Census in 2020. Mr Ofori-Atta …

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There is no deliberate misinformation on referendum – Hajia Alima to NDC

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama has reacted to concerns that there was a deliberate misinformation campaign initiated by the government on the December 17 referendum. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon [November 12, 2019] alleged that the government was …

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Vote NO in December 17 referendum – NDC to Ghanaians

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) wants Ghanaians to vote against the proposal to amend the constitution to allow political parties to participate in the District level elections. According to the NDC, when District Assembly elections are made partisan, there will be party-motivated projects and programmes such as ‘NDC Communal Labour …

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China releases funds for phase one of Sinohydro project

Funds for the first tranche of the ‘bauxite for development’ barter agreement, popularly known as Sinohydro deal, signed between the Government of Ghana and the People’s Republic of China has been released, the Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed. Speaking in Accra on Monday, 11th November …

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Nikki Haley says she was told to undermine Trump

Nikki Haley, former US ambassador to the UN, has said two top White House aides encouraged her to undermine President Donald Trump. In a new book, Ms Haley says then-Chief of Staff John Kelly and then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told her to resist some of Mr Trump’s demands. They …

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Ghana to have Neurosurgical Hospital – Veep

 Ghana News Agency reports that Ghana will soon have a Neurosurgical Hospital for the treatment of brain-related diseases to improve neurological healthcare. According to the report, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia announced this after receiving the President of the Chinese Neurosurgical Board, Professor Ling Feng, at the Jubilee House, the …

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ECG staff agitation won’t affect service delivery – MD assures

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says reports of staff agitations will not interfere with their core mandate to deliver safe, quality and reliable power to customers. A press release Saturday signed by Kwame Agyemang-Budu, the Managing Director of the power distribution company, he said they are working in collaboration with the Public Utilities …

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NIA boss gets 2-year contract

The Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Professor Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah has been given a two-year contract after he attained the compulsory retirement age of 60 on Saturday, November 9, 2019. This followed an approval by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on the recommendation of the NIA board …

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Nana Akufo-Addo espoused sheer hyprocrisy during Volta tour – NDC

The Volta Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and some of his ministers who accompanied him during his two-day working visit to the Volta Region of engaging in “cheap politics.” According to them, the President did not commission any project in …

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