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I’ll scrap some of Nana Addo’s new ministries – Mahama

The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama says he will scrap some of the newly created ministries the Akufo-Addo administration introduced if the NDC is voted back into power. The Akufo-Addo administration now has 125 ministers, over 30 more ministers more than its predecessors. Speaking during …

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US government death penalty move draws sharp criticism

  The US federal government’s move to resume executions after a 16-year hiatus has drawn sharp criticism from rights groups and leading Democrats. Several candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination called for the death penalty to be abolished. On Thursday Attorney General William Barr said five inmates would be executed. …

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Study: Give us infrastructural dev’t, not money – Voters to MPs

Ghanaian voters are twice as much likely to vote for parliamentary candidates who provide infrastructural development than those who promise financial support to individuals, according to a research conducted by an associate of the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). Dr George K. Ofosu’s findings reveal that in competitive constituencies, …

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Yango launches new comfort tariff in Accra

Yango, a ride-hailing service, after successfully launching in Ghana in June 2019, has introduced the Comfort tariff. The Comfort tariff is an additional tariff in the Yango app which allows individuals to order a high-quality air-conditioned car selected manually for a slightly higher but still affordable price. Musheg Sahakian, the …

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NAM 1 granted GHC1bn bail

Menzgold Chief Executive Nana Appiah Mensah has been granted bail by an Accra High court. He is however to satisfy a GHC 1 billion bail bond with 5 sureities, 3 to be justified before gaining access to his freedom custody. The matters has been adjourned to August 12. Before today’s …

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