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  • Intensify Door To Door Campaign - Veep Urges Party supporters at Bosuso Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur yesterday called on the rank and file of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to intensify their door to door campaign in the communities to ensure a resounding victory for President Mahama and the party in December. He cautioned them to...
  • Akufo Addo’s Daily Walk To Defeat - – Too big to beg Afoko Information picked up by this paper indicates that about a week ago, the Ken Ofori-Atta, the campaign fund manager of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) and a close cousin to the party’s flagbearer, Nana Akufo Addo, attempted to make overtures at the party’s...
  • EDUCATION: NDC’s BLUE PRINT - As the debate rages on about which government has invested the most in Ghana’s educational sector, the ruling National Democratic Congress has unveil plans in its 2016 manifesto for massive infrastructural investment in the educational sector together with several social interventions in the sector. The education sector is one of...
  • Dr. Da Naannaa Seidu launches Campaign - Dr.Henry Seidu Daannaa, NDC parliamentary Candidate for Wa East Constituency has launched his campaign at a mammoth rally held at Bulenga, the District capital. Dr Henry Daannaa is the Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture. Top NDC executives among whom are the Chief of Staff Julius Debrah, General Secretary, Asiedu Nketia,...
  • Shipping Lines Defy Gov’t to bill Terminal Charges amidst protest -   Some shipping lines operating at the ports of Ghana have defied government’s directive not to charge shippers for Terminal Handling Charges (THC). In  a statement signed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI),Mr Seth Twum-Akwaboah  for and on behalf  of all members  of the...
  • 23 candidates line-up for Ghana’s presidency - Twenty-three persons aspiring to become president of Ghana have picked up nomination forms to contest in this year’s December 7 presidential elections, the chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Ms. Charlote Osei, has announced. The figure is made up of 16 political party presidential aspirants and seven independent aspirants. They are...
  • Ghana Gas sacks 40 workers - The Management of the Ghana National Gas Company has dismissed over 45 workers for misconducting themselves during a protest for improved working conditions. The General Secretary of the Ghana Transport, Petroleum and Chemical Workers’ Union (GTPCWU), Fuseini Iddrisu revealed this to Starr News Friday. He said the GTPCWU is shocked...
  • Suhum NDC apologises to EC over attack - Electoral Commission (EC) office at Suhum in the Eastern Region has been closed down following an attack on the officials by unknown assailants Thursday night. According to reports, a group of thugs ransacked the office and took away the printer being used for the voter transfer exercise in the area....
  • I killed girl, 7, and had sex with her corpse – Man confesses - A 22-year-old man yesterday confessed to the Accra Central District Magistrate Court to killing a seven-year-old girl at Ashaiman, near Tema, after which he had sex with the corpse. Lucas Agboyie, alias “Sympathy”, told the court that he strangled his victim after she had refused his advances and even begged...
  • Chief of Staff Inspects Projects at Upper West - On the fifth day of his six-day tour of the Upper West Region,Chief of Staff Mr Julius Debrah Friday morning  inspected an ultra-modern   five two-storey  market stores fitted with toilet facilities at Wa The 156-unit market stores are being constructed by the Wa Municipal Assembly under the Local Government Capacity...
  • Road crashes claim 1,408 lives so far this year - As of August 31, 2016, some 1,408 people had lost their lives through road crashes, with motorcycle accidents being the highest, the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has stated. Speaking on: “Politics and road safety” at a national dialogue with political parties in Accra last Tuesday, the Director of Planning...
  • What’s wrong with the President sharing money? – MP asks - Many have criticized President John Mahama for sharing what looks like money to traders during a campaign tour, but the Member of Parliament for Lower Manya Krobo says he doesn’t see anything wrong with it if it indeed happened. According to Ebenezer Okletey Terlabi, assuming the said incident happened, the...
  • NDC responds to Dr Bawumia’s lecture - The National Democratic Congress has responded to Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s public lecture on the economy. At a press conference in Accra Thursday afternoon, dubbed “Setting the records straight”, Mr Fifi Kwetey, the Transport Minister who read the party’s response disagreed with Dr Bawumia’s labeling of government as “incompetent.” Below is...
  • Poverty forces two siblings to share same school uniform - 14-year-old Faustina Badu and her sister Juliana both love to go to school, but to do this they have to take turns to wear the same severely patched school uniform and a pair of faded sandals. Faustina’s two brothers, Gabriel and Nicolas – five and three years respectively – also...
  • NPP fights Fifi Kwetey - Claims by Fifi Kwetey, the Minister of Transport that drug money that flowed freely in Ghana masked an extremely ailing economy under former President John Kufuor, are “baseless”, “useless”, and “unfounded”, Minority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has said. Speaking during the NDC’s ‘Setting the Records Straight’ forum in Accra on Thursday...

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Shipping Lines Defy Gov’t to bill Terminal Charges amidst protest

  Some shipping lines operating at the ports of Ghana have defied government’s directive not to charge shippers for Terminal Handling Charges (THC). In  a statement signed by the Chief Executive Officer of th...
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Ghana Gas sacks 40 workers

The Management of the Ghana National Gas Company has dismissed over 45 workers for misconducting themselves during a protest for improved working conditions. The General Secretary of the Ghana Transport, Petroleum and Ch...
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TOR constrained in production of low sulphur content fuel

Lack of infrastructure and funds are the constraints to Ghana’s quest to fast-track the processes to achieve low sulphur content in diesel and other petroleum products, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has said. ...
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Takoradi port repositions as dominant oil and gas hub

The Port of Takoradi has taken a giant step towards achieving its quest to becoming the dominant oil and gas services hub in the West African region. This follows the completion of an export gas manifold and a suction pi...
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Only 3 out of 36 firms on Stock Exchange post...

Only three out of 36 listed firms on Ghana’s Stock Exchange have since January 2016 registered growth in their share prices, The Business Finder reports. The market capitalisation of the 36 listed firms on the main mar...

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I killed girl, 7, and had sex with her corpse...

A 22-year-old man yesterday confessed to the Accra Central District Magistrate Court to killing a seven-year-old girl at Ashaiman, near Tema, after which he had sex with the corpse. Lucas Agboyie, alias “Sympathy”, t...
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Road crashes claim 1,408 lives so far this year

As of August 31, 2016, some 1,408 people had lost their lives through road crashes, with motorcycle accidents being the highest, the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has stated. Speaking on: “Politics and road sa...
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Poverty forces two siblings to share same school uniform

14-year-old Faustina Badu and her sister Juliana both love to go to school, but to do this they have to take turns to wear the same severely patched school uniform and a pair of faded sandals. Faustina’s two brothe...
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National Service Releases First Batch Of Extension Postings

The Management of the National Service Scheme says it has released new placements for the 2015/2016 cohort of national service personnel who applied for the optional six months extension of service announced earlier by t...
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She’s my girlfriend – Fire officer whose penis was bitten

It is emerging that the Fire Officer whose genital was bitten, has claimed that the lady is his girlfriend, a claim she has strongly disputed. Eric Ansah, the Techiman Municipal Fire Officer in the Brong-Ahafo Region, re...

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Dangote vows to buy Arsenal within four years

Dangote vows to buy Arsenal within four years

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has claimed that he hopes to buy Arsenal within “three to four years”. The 59-year-old, who is Africa’s richest man,...
Beach soccer AFCON draw set for Saturday

Beach soccer AFCON draw set for Saturday

The draw for the 2nd edition of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations – Nigeria 2016 – will take place on Saturday, 24...
Government spent $750,000 on Rio 2016 — GOC

Government spent $750,000 on Rio 2016 — GOC

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) strongly rejects the attempt by Graphic reporter Ben Neequaye to cast the GOC in a bad light by falsely...
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DRC opposition continues anti-Kabila demo, claims 50 killed on Monday

The opposition coalition of the Democratic Republic of Congo has called for the continuation of the anti-Kabila demonstration on Tuesday despite Monday’s ban after the government announced that 17 people were killed. A...
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British Baron’s daughter killed in Philippines

The daughter of a late British baron has been shot dead in Manila, police said, where authorities are fighting a deadly war on drugs. Maria Aurora Moynihan’s body was found on the street on 10 September a sign read...
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Ahmad Khan Rahami: Everything we know about the NYC and...

Ahmad Khan Rahami, the 28-year-old suspect in the bombings in New York City and New Jersey over the weekend, was taken into custody after a shootout with police in Linden, N.J., on Monday morning, officials said. Two pol...
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Witness says Philippine president ordered killings

A former Filipino militiaman testified before the country’s Senate on Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was still a city mayor, ordered him and other members of a liquidation squad to kill criminals ...
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Clinton releases new medical details

Hillary Clinton’s campaign released an updated letter from her doctor Wednesday, following her disclosure during the previous weekend that she had been diagnosed with pneumonia. Her physician, Lisa Bardack, wrote that ...

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Pwc Report Calls For Offgrid Electricity Approach

A LATEST PricewaterhouseCoppers (PwC) survey has revealed that new renewable off-grid technologies, in combination with innovative business models and mobile payment systems hold the key to rural electrification. Accordi...
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Call For Voter Validation: Why You Could Have Been Disenfranchised

If you are above 18 years and of sound mind, you should by now be very interested in activities leading to this year’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections. Political party activities are picking up and very soon, ...
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Pilot Biometric Registration Ends Nationwide

The pilot voters registration carried out by the Electoral Commission to test its upgraded biometric registration kits ahead of the November polls has ended throughout the country successfully. The exercise was held in o...
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EC Tests Pulse For November Polls With Upgraded Biometric Kits

The Electoral Commission (EC) will tomorrow (March 12) begin a nationwide pilot registration exercise with upgraded biometric kits. The Public Affairs Director of the EC, Christian Owusu Parry, asked Ghanaians to visit s...
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EC Tests Pulse For November Polls With Upgraded Biometric Kits

The Electoral Commission (EC) will tomorrow (March 12) begin a nationwide pilot registration exercise with upgraded biometric kits. The Public Affairs Director of the EC, Christian Owusu Parry, asked Ghanaians to visit s...

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Intensify Door To Door Campaign

Veep Urges Party supporters at Bosuso Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur yesterday called on the rank and file of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to intensify their door to door campaign in the communities to ens...
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Akufo Addo’s Daily Walk To Defeat

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EDUCATION: NDC’s BLUE PRINT

As the debate rages on about which government has invested the most in Ghana’s educational sector, the ruling National Democratic Congress has unveil plans in its 2016 manifesto for massive infrastructural investment i...
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Dr. Da Naannaa Seidu launches Campaign

Dr.Henry Seidu Daannaa, NDC parliamentary Candidate for Wa East Constituency has launched his campaign at a mammoth rally held at Bulenga, the District capital. Dr Henry Daannaa is the Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture...
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23 candidates line-up for Ghana’s presidency

Twenty-three persons aspiring to become president of Ghana have picked up nomination forms to contest in this year’s December 7 presidential elections, the chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Ms. Charlote Osei, ha...

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