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Flag Staff House holds Change of Guards ceremony

Accra, July 27, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday witnessed the ceremonial Change of the Guards at the Flagstaff House in Accra. The quarterly ceremonial parade is a colonial legacy inherited from the British and is similar to that of the Buckingham Palace. President Akufo-Addo is witnessing …

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MPs divided over removal of EC Chair, deputies

Some Members of Parliament are divided over a proposal calling for removal of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission and her two deputies for investigations into their activities at the Commission to begin. The Institute of Democratic Governance, (IDEG), mooted the proposal and said, an acting commissioner should be appointed …

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Fall armyworms have been defeated – Agric Minister

The Agriculture Minister says government has eliminated the fall armyworm which ravaged over 112,000 hectares of farms across the country. Dr. Akoto Owusu Afriyie explained the various mechanisms put in place since the start of the invasion were effective. He told parliament Thursday, “the fall army worm has been defeated”. …

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NPP youth storm Ashanti MMT terminal over new director

Some aggrieved members of the New Patriotic Party in the Ashanti Region earlier today stormed the premises of the Metro Mass Transit Bus terminal in the region to stop one Nicholas Oduro from holding himself as the Regional Depot Manager. According to them, Mr Oduro cannot claim to be the …

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State of economy will not stop free SHS – Education Minister

The Education Minister says the state of Ghana’s economy will not delay the implementation of government’s free senior high school programme. Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh said “bad economy” has been part of the country’s governance since independence. At the Information Ministry’s first Meet-the-Press encounter Thursday, he said even years which …

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Minister pleads with UTAG to halt strike

Minister in charge of Tertiary Education has pleaded with University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) to call off strike at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW). Professor Kwesi Yankah called on UTAG members to return to the discussion table and work towards resolution of UEW impasse. “We are all working …

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Justice Apau breached judicial independence – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has shot down some of the recommendations of the Sole Commissioner on Judgement debt, Justice Yaw Apau. The sole commissioner had faulted the judgement debt paid to businessman, Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome and another case between Sky Consult versus Ghana Post and said in his recommendations that …

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