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Ghc100,000 contract with Zormelo & Associates not illegal – NSS

The National Service Scheme (NSS), has defended its decision to pay some GH¢100,000 cedis to recruitment agency, Zormelo and Associates to recruit its new staff. According to the scheme, its action still lies within its mandate. A group of temporary staff, calling themselves Supporting Staff of the NSS, at a …

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I’ve not been denied UK Visa – Dzifa Attivor

Former Transport Minister, Dzifa Attivor, has denied reports in section of the media that she has been denied a Visa into the United Kingdom (UK). Report went viral on social media on Tuesday, that the former Minister has been denied a Visa. However, her personal assistant, Egypt Kobla Kudoto, in …

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5,000 security officers to be deployed for Nana Addo’s swearing-in

About 5,000 security officers will be deployed for the Presidential inauguration ceremony on Saturday, January 7, 2017. The Presidential transition team revealed this at a press briefing today, on [Tuesday], to provide updates on its work ahead of the swearing-in ceremony. According to the Spokesperson of the New Patriotic Party’s …

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Ouattara to be Special Guest at Akufo-Addo’s inauguration

President of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara will be the Special Guest at the inauguration of President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, according to the inauguration committee. The President-elect is expected to be sworn-in on Saturday, January 7, at the Independence Square in Accra after he defeated incumbent President John Dramani Mahama …

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I’ll mobilise Mahama 2020 comeback – Kofi Adams

The 2016 campaign coordinator of the failed president John Mahama re-election bid, Kofi Adams, has stated that he would reject a decision by the outgoing president not to contest in the 2020 presidential race. President Mahama lost in last year’s presidential race at the hands of Nana Akufo-Addo, the leader …

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Education ministry lied; feeding grants still unpaid – TTAG

The Teacher Trainee Association of Ghana (TTAG), has described as false, claims by the Ministry of Education that it has released an amount of GH¢50,532,000 for the payment of feeding grants for teacher trainees. The association has in recent times intensified its call on the Ministry to release funds for …

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Court buildings in deplorable state – CJ laments

The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Georgina Theodora Wood, has expressed concern about what she refers to as the deplorable state of majority of court buildings across the country. According to the Chief Justice, conditions at the courts are so bad that it hampers justice delivery. Speaking at the inauguration of …

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Mahama to deliver final state of the nation on Thursday

Barring any last minute hitches, President John Mahama will this Thursday, January 5, 2017, deliver his final State of the Nation address. The address, a constitutional requirement, was earlier slated for Thursday, December 22, 2016, but was rescheduled. The President is expected to use the opportunity to tout his achievements …

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Stanbic worker dupes customers GHc900,000

A 33-year-old  outsourced worker of Stanbic Bank Ghana has been declared wanted by the Ghana Police Service for allegedly defrauding scores of customers of the bank of more than GHc 900,000. The suspect, Martha Amakye, who is said to be an outsourced worker from Noswall Management Service, a recruitment agency, …

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Man who attempted to kill President Mahama freed

    Charles Antwi, the 36-year-old man who attempted to assassinate President John Dramani Mahama has been released from the custody of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI).   Mr. Antwi has been in BNI custody for more than a year since the High court quashed a Circuit Court decision …

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