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Greece-Turkey earthquake kills Two on island of Kos

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A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of Kos, officials say. The 6.7-magnitude quake hit 12km (seven miles) north-east of Kos, near the Turkish coast, with a depth of 10km, the US Geological Survey said. At least 100 others were …

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Akufo-Addo can’t be trusted – Ablakwa

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Former deputy education minister and ranking member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in Parliament, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, says President Akufo-Addo cannot be trusted. Speaking on Accra-based Radio Gold, the MP for North Tongu said “you notice that it’s an issue of truth and an issue of credibility, it doesn’t appear …

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A-G to prosecute Ibrahim Mahama over tax issues if…

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The Attorney-General (A-G) may drag former President John Mahama’s brother to court if investigations into tax underpayment by two of his companies are concluded. Gloria Akuffo told Joy News Evans Mensah Tuesday she had reviewed an initial docket submitted to her office on Ibrahim Mahama’s companies and has asked for further …

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2017 WASSCE: WAEC withholds results of 185 schools

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The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has withheld the entire results of candidates from 185 schools on suspicion of malpractices during and after the 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). According to a statement announcing the provisional results of the 2017 WASSCE, the examination body said the results …

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Public opinion on Fafaa FM Agoo Morning Show: 19th July, 2017

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ISSUE FOR DISCUSSION: Calls for Parliament, Judiciary to emulate periodic media engagement TIME: 6:20AM – 6:30AM- Daily   OPINIONS John Kanu (Jawara)– Aflao, Ketu South “Until journalists come in, our MCEs / DCEs never come out to speak to the public about how they’re on the job. They have never …

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Full Speech: Akufo-Addo’s speech at 1st Media Encounter in Accra

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has praised the media for holding his government accountable and publishing its policies. He said even though he has been “one of the greatest victims of irresponsible sections of the media, and I refer to those who have created an industry from spewing calumnies, falsehoods …

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CDC, GIIF partner to invest in Ghana

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The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) and the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF), following meetings in London, have expressed their interest to co-invest in developmental projects in Ghana. Projects such as railway infrastructure, power projects (generation and distribution), general infrastructure needs among others were under discussion for the investment. This agreement …

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Fire guts Job 600 building

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Fire has gutted the 10th floor of the Job 600 building located at Parliament House in Accra. Information gathered by Starrfmonline.com indicates that the entire floor has been gutted by the fire which is spreading to other floors. It is not known what caused the fire but personnel from the …

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