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NDC bans use of mobile phones in polling booths

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has issued a fiat that the party will not allow delegates in the upcoming primary to enter the polling booth with phones. The General Secretary of the party, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, who disclosed this to the Daily Graphic said the order was to arrest …

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West Hills Mall is dying, and the churches are waiting

When the mall was opened on 30th October 2014, it quickly became known as the biggest fashion mall in West Africa. Today, many of the original shops have all disappeared and right now five more are clearing out their stock. They’re leaving too. Some argue that the location of the …

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President Akufo-Addo commissions U/W Regional Hospital

President Nana Akufo-Addo has commissioned the $52million Upper West Regional Hospital on day two of his tour of the region. The unveiling of the 160-bed facility took place on Sunday, August 18. The Upper West Regional Hospital is part of the “Ghana Hospital Project” awarded by the Government of Ghana, in 2008, and executed …

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Asamponhene of Kumasi killed

The Asamponhene of Kumasi has reportedly been killed by some armed men. Known as Oheneba Kwadwo Fodour, he was reportedly stabbed whilst travelling on the Ejura – Nkoranza road in the Ashanti Region on Sunday, August 18, 2019. Police officers received information that a vehicle had been involved in an …

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7 busted over bus load of Niger-bound Indian hemp

Seven suspects, including a driver  of a Nigerien-bound bus and  a physically -challenged man have been arrested in Kumasi for  attempting to transport  37 parcels of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp. The suspects  include Ibrahim Mumuni, 35,  the  Ghanaian driver  and  two Nigerien accomplices  Adamu Isaku-48, Abubakari  Janilo, …

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Pastors, others becoming ‘medical doctors’

The eagerness to get medical solutions easier and faster is driving several individuals away from seeking medical attention at healthcare centres. Thus, instead of going to the hospital upon falling sick, they prefer to go to people and places such as pastors, traditional healers, prophets, seers, mallams and prayer camps …

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Teachers cry foul, reject GHc50 allowance for new curriculum training

Basic School teachers in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region have rejected the GHc50.00 offered them by the Bolgatanga Municipal Education Directorate after a five-day training workshop on the introduction of the New Curriculum for Basic schools. According to the teachers, the decision by the Education Directorate to …

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