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No government official found culpable in rosewood trade export – Committee

A seven-member committee constituted by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources to investigate alleged corruption by some government officials in the illegal rosewood export has been unable to establish any corruption against them. The Committee, chaired by Mr Benito Owusu-Bio, a Deputy Minister of the Ministry, said video footages …

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STUNNAD wants NPP to decentralise upcoming parliamentary primaries

The Students Network for Nana Akufo-Addo (STUNNAD) has called on the leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to consider decentralising its upcoming parliamentary primaries ahead of the December general election. According to the network, undertaking the activities at centralised electoral centres instead will help cut the cost involved. In …

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Fire destroys dozens of structures at Dagomba Line in Kumasi

A fire has gutted tens of make-shift residential structures, amid unconfirmed reports of missing children, at Aboabo Dabgomba Line in Kumasi, the Ashanti Region capital. The slum is home to thousands of porters popularly known as ‘kayayei’ and scrap dealers. Luv News Editor, Saeed Ali Yaqub reported that personnel from the National …

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Break the glass ceiling – women urged

A gender and social development Consultant, Dede Bedu- Addo has called on women to break the glass ceiling by taking advantage of job opportunities that are out of the reach of women and referred to as “male dominant” jobs owing to the socio cultural barriers impeding women’s development. This barriers …

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Coronavirus: Cancelling Tokyo 2020 Olympics ‘not being considered’

Cancelling or postponing the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus outbreak “has not been considered”, says 2020 Games chief Toshiro Muto. The outbreak in China has already led to the cancellation of a number of sporting events, including April’s Chinese Grand Prix. The Olympics are due to begin on 24 …

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MPs’ common fund to be released soon – Finance Ministry

The Finance Ministry says it is in the process of settling all arrears owed Members of Parliament for their share of the District Assemblies Common Fund. Speaking in an interview with Citi News, a Deputy Minister of Finance, Abena Osei Asare said all arrears for the third quarter of the …

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