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  • August 23, 2018

    EC sets...

    The Electoral Commission (EC) has set December 27, 2018, for the referendum on the creation of six new regions. Before this, the Commission will embark on a series of activities including the registration of new and continuous voters, the exhibition of the voters’ register, as well as processes for the...

  • August 23, 2018

    1992 Constitution...

    Former Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) Samia Yaba Nkrumah has stated that Ghana’s current constitution does not aid in strengthening the country’s democracy. According to the CPP Chair, the content of the 1992 Constitution has an influence on the mindset of citizens. Speaking at the 5th edition of The...

  • August 22, 2018

    Zambian woman...

    An Accra High Criminal Court 2 has convicted a Zambian businesswoman, Matildah Nkole Kangombe, for trafficking precursor chemical in her luggage at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). Ms. Nkole Kangombe, 47, was convicted by His Lordship Justice Cee Baiden upon her own plea and subsequently sentenced to a fine of...

  • August 22, 2018

    Mahama calls...

    Former President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday called on the founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings at his office in Accra. The two former presidents centered their discussions on the re-organisation of the party, the upcoming regional and national executive elections as well as the presidential...

  • August 22, 2018

    Bagbin to...

    The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament is likely to be hauled before his party’s disciplinary committee for some comments the party deems to be unsavoury. National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams told Joy FM that the party would take the appropriate steps against Alban Bagbin in...

  • August 22, 2018

    Making Ablakwa...

    National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer hopeful and Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has stated that some bad appointments by the Mahama administration hurt the prospects of the NDC ahead of its disastrous 2016 election performance. In his reflections, while speaking to delegates in the Volta Region, Mr. Bagbin noted...

  • August 22, 2018

    New EC...

    The Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) of the Electoral Commission (EC) will later this afternoon, Wednesday, August 22, 2018, convene to discuss issues relating to the electoral calendar. Top of the agenda will be the 2018 Limited Voter Registration exercise and the referendum on the creation of new regions. Even though...

  • August 22, 2018

    Newspaper headlines:...

                        Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | GN

  • August 22, 2018

    2020 not...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo will not win the upcoming general election on a silver platter following some issues at the party’s grassroots level, outspoken member of the governing New Patriotic Party, Kennedy Agyapong has said. According to him, currently, there is disquiet within the grassroots which may spell doom for the...

  • August 22, 2018

    NPP ministers...

    Outspoken member of the governing New Patriotic Party, Kennedy Agyapong, has accused Ministers of his party of scheming to destroy former Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, prior to his dismissal from office. Although he failed to mention any name, Agyapong, who is also the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, said...

  • August 22, 2018

    Otiko rejects...

    The immediate past Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms. Otiko Afisa Djaba says she is bowing out of active politics. In an exclusive interview with the Daily Graphic in Accra Monday 20th, she hinted that she would want to take a long break after 13 years of active...

  • August 22, 2018

    Otiko Djaba...

    Otiko Afisa Djaba who was recently relieved of her post as the Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister has declined the president’s offer to serve as Ghana’s Ambassador to Italy. She has since communicated her decision to the president as she expects to “relax and enjoy my family”. Madam Afisah...

  • August 22, 2018

    Man gets...

    The man who was arrested for attempting to sell off his 10-year old son to a National Democratic Congress chairman for financial breakthrough has been sentenced to serve an eight-year prison term. Peter Aidoo, a farm hand, was arrested two weeks ago together with his cousin, Samuel Aidoo who has...

  • August 21, 2018

    Ugandan police...

    Officers fire tear gas, live rounds at anti-government demonstrators seeking release of detained politicians. Ugandan police fired live rounds and tear gas in the capital to disperse a crowd of protesters angered over the arrests and alleged torture of several opposition politicians, including local pop star and government critic Bobi Wine....

  • August 21, 2018

    Heron Gate...

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa’s most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months Facing eviction, Binto Mohamed has struggled to find affordable housing that can accommodate her large family and its needs [Jillian Kestler-D’Amours/Al Jazeera] Ottawa, Canada – Binto Mohamed hasn’t had a...

  • August 21, 2018

    Eid al-Adha:...

    Tuesday, 21 August marks Eid al-Adha, an Islamic holiday also known as the “Festival of Sacrifice.” The holiday is the first of four days when Muslims sacrifice meaningful things to them, typically sheep, cows, chickens and goats, which they slaughter, cook and share with family, friends and the poor. Eid...

  • August 21, 2018

    Bagbin is...

    The National Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called the Second Deputy Speaker out for wanting to destroy the party he seeks to lead. Kofi Adams said he is scandalised by the recent comments of Alban Sumana Bagbin which aimed at blackmailing and destroying people in the party...

  • August 21, 2018

    ISIL claims...

    At least five assailants reported killed and several police wounded in a string of attacks claimed by ISIL. A series of coordinated attacks against security forces hit Russia’s volatile autonomous republic of Chechnya on Monday with authorities claiming to have killed at least five assailants – all of them children. Islamic State of...

  • August 21, 2018

    Ivorian nabbed...

    The Ghana Police Service has grabbed an Ivorian for allegedly siphoning GH ¢110,610,000 from CAL Bank Ghana Limited. William Djedehard Anselme Boscaud Dieou, a trader, is alleged to have logged on a CAL Bank   Computer and used the credentials of two employees of the bank to debit the said...

  • August 21, 2018

    Trump celebrates...

    President Trump on Monday offered robust praise of federal immigration officers, touting them as “heroes” at a White House event aimed at drawing a sharp contrast with Democrats over the enforcement of border-control laws. In a speech, Trump called a crowd of 150 officers and agents from Immigration and Customs...

  • August 20, 2018

    Spanish police...

    A police officer shot dead a man armed with a knife as he tried to attack a police station in the northern Spanish region of Catalonia on Monday, in what authorities are treating as a “terrorist attack”. Police said the man invoked the name of Allah during the assault, which...

  • August 20, 2018

    Pope Francis:...

    DUBLIN — Pope Francis said in an unprecedented letter to the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics on Monday that the church has not dealt properly with “crimes” against children and must prevent sexual abuses from being “covered up and perpetuated.” “We showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned them,”...

  • August 20, 2018

    I Know...

    Former President John Dramani Mahama cannot lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to win political power from the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alban Bagbin, a flag bearer-hopeful of the NDC, has said.Mr Bagbin, who is the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament and former Majority Leader told party members at a...

  • August 20, 2018

    Gov’t to...

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry has sent out a warning to persons using the removal of foreigners from Ghana’s retail market to cause confusion. Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah has said the government will weed out such persons. “We heard recently that there was some issue...

  • August 20, 2018

    Newspaper headlines:...

                          Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | GN

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