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Presidents must pay tax and be prosecuted for crimes – Bagbin

Presidential aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alban Bagbin, believes that the provisions in the Constitution which grant the President immunity from prosecution and paying taxes should be revised. Article 57 (5) of the Constitution states that “the President shall not, while in office as President, be personally liable …

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Prioritise Education, Infrastructure if you return – Okyenhene to Mahama

Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin has advised former President John Dramani Mahama to prioritise Education and Infrastructure should he be reelected as President . “If by God’s grace you are reelected as President, prioritize education and Infrastructure to create opportunities”. The Overload of Akyem Abuakwa noted that developed countries such …

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Menzgold’s collapse is the story of Ghana’s failure

As a nation, haven’t we failed to create a friendly business climate for private business persons to invest in ventures other than Ponzies? Is it not our collective failure that makes the unemployed and the underpaid find investing in Ponzi businesses credible alternatives to government treasury bill and other legitimate …

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PURC to announce new electricity tariffs in February

Ghanaians may be paying more for electricity after the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) announces new tariffs in February. The Chairman of the PURC Technical Sub-Committee, Ishmael Edjekumhene, said the major tariff review to be implemented by the Utility Service Providers will be announced just in time for it to …

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Serena opens bid for Slam history with crushing win

Serena Williams launched her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a straight sets mauling of Germany’s Tatjana Maria in the Australian Open first round on Tuesday. In an ominous warning to her rivals at Melbourne Park, the American took just 49 minutes to dismantle Maria 6-0, 6-2, …

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Obuoba 91.7 FM makes donation to Good Shepherd Orphanage home

Obuoba 91.7 FM under Obuoba Group, on the 2nd of January, 2019 made a donation to the Good Shepherd Orphanage Home at Akwatia in the Eastern Region. Items presented to the orphanage included Clothes, shoes and sandals, minerals, toiletries, biscuits, rice and many more. All these were made possible by …

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Mining ban achieved 75% compliance – Ministerial C’tee

Chairman of the vetting committee of the inter-ministerial committee on illegal mining has admitted that some illegal mining still took place despite the ban by government. According to Professor Richard Amankwaah, the mining ban achieved 75% compliance from the miners. “More than 75% compliance was achieved. To say we achieved …

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