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Apple chargers are getting hit by Trump’s trade war

On Friday, the US raised import taxes to 25 per cent on billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese goods, marking the latest escalation in a growing trade war that has raged on for more than a year. When the tariffs were initially announced, many saw them as a negotiating tactic, …

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Nana Addo meets Tema Port workers on agitations over MPS deal

President Nana Akufo-Addo is meeting workers of the Tema Port following recent agitations over the Meridian Port Services agreement. The TUC and the Ghana Maritime and Dock Workers Union in recent times have expressed concerns about the deal which they believe will lead to job losses. President Nana Akufo-Addo, in …

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Kidnapped Taadi girls: I was misunderstood – CID boss

Under-pressure CID boss Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah has said she was misunderstood when she announced three kidnapped girls have been located. The CID Director-General told Accra-based Atinka TV, she ‘wanted to give the families hope’ by that announcement, conceding the location of the girls remains unknown. That ‘we know where the …

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Information Minister under Special Prosecutor investigation

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah The Information Minister is among about 25 cases under investigation by the Office of Special Prosecutor, JoyNews has found. The Information Minister and MP, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, is being investigated for alleged abuse of office involving ASH Plantpool company. He has submitted his caution statement …

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NCA shuts down three more pro-NDC radio stations

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has closed down three more radio stations in an exercise it began last Thursday. Nananom FM, said to be owned by Asutifi South Member of Parliament and a former Works and Housing Minister Collins Dauda, Genesis FM, owned by NDC stalwart and 2-time Council of …

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Roads Ministry gets green-light to privatise toll booths by end of May

The Roads and Highways Ministry has said it has secured approval from the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) to initiate the private takeover of the management of toll booths across the country. Roads and Highways Minister, Kwasi Amoako Atta, believes the move will ensure the efficient running of the booth for improved revenue …

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Petroleum Commission urges diasporans to explore upstream opportunities

Ghanaians in the diaspora have been encouraged to come home to explore the numerous business opportunities the upstream petroleum industry presents. CEO of Petroleum Commission, Egbert Faibille Jnr. said although the upstream sector is evolving, it seeks to create fair and equitable competition in a credible manner. He was speaking at …

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NDC demands prosecution of Kennedy Agyapong over Ahmed Suale’s murder

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called for the arrest and prosecution of the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong for allegedly threatening slain investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale. Addressing the media at the NDC headquarters, National Women’s Organiser of the opposition party, Hannah Bissiw, said the action of …

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