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Why I took back my cars – Defeated NPP aspirant speaks

A defeated parliamentary aspirant for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam Constituency of the Central Region, Elisha Debrah Odoom has broken his silence over the controversial and vehicles and why he took them back. According to him, the vehicles were supposed to be managed by a secretariat and …

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42 illegal miners nabbed in Kwaebibirem municipality

42 illegal miners in the general areas of Pankese and Apradan in the Kwaebibirem Municipality in the Eastern Region have been arrested by Operation Vanguard. The suspects, made up of 29 locals and 16 foreigners –13 Nigeriens, 1 Bissau-Guinean, 1 Togolese and a Malian have been processed and handed over …

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Speaker of Parliament tried to persuade me not to prosecute MPs – SP

Special Prosecutor (SP), Martin Alamisi Burnes Kaiser Amidu, has accused the Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Ocquaye, of interfering in his work of prosecuting corrupt parliamentarians who have abused their office. He explained that when he sent a member of parliament to court, the Speaker invited him (Martin Amidu) …

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NDC leaders know they can’t win 2020 polls – Rawlings

Former President JJ Rawlings says the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is aware they cannot win the 2020 polls. Addressing the party’s Cadre’s conference at Ejisu in the Ashanti region Saturday, Mr. Rawlings claimed some people have bought leadership positions in the party when they know they cannot …

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Saudi prince warns of Iran threat to world oil

Mohammed bin Salman said failure to act could embolden Iran and lead to war, which he said would ruin the global economy, following an attack on oil facilities which he blames on Tehran. Iran said the prince’s remarks would “bring [the Saudis] nothing but shame”. The prince also said he …

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Waiting to die: 180 on death row, no executions since 1993

Some 180 condemned prisoners are languishing on death row at the Nsawam Medium Security Prison because successive Presidents had, since 1993, refused to sign their death warrants. The condemned prisoners include 174 men and six women, with many of them being sentenced to death by hanging for murder. The Nsawam …

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Law students to demonstrate over mass failure Oct. 7

Students of the Ghana School of law have announced they will embark on a demonstration  Monday October 7,2019 over the persistent mass failure recorded by students during entrance exams to the school. It comes after poor results were registered for the third consecutive time by students who are seeking admission …

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12 soldiers grabbed in foiled coup plot

About twelve (12) serving soldiers including a senior officer have been fingered in the foiled coup d’etat and are currently being interrogated over their alleged involvement. According to sources available to this portal, some of them were actually informants and will be treated as such while others were working in …

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Repeat Caesareans ‘often safer birth option’

Planned Caesarean delivery can be the safest option for women who have had a Caesarean in the past, according to new research in PLoS Medicine. Attempting a vaginal birth was linked with a small but increased chance of complications for mother and baby compared with repeat Caesareans. The findings come from …

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