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Sam George slams gov’t over telcos tariff raise

A member of the Communications Committee in Parliament, Sam Nartey George, says the government should be blamed for the imminent increase in the tariffs of the telcos. He stated that government deliberately set in motion the processes that have culminated in the decision by the telcos to increase the charges on their data and call services from November 1 with the ...

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Part of $175m loan to build hospitals spent on NDC re-election research

Joy News’ investigations have revealed the Ministry of Health under the Mahama administration diverted part of a government loan facility on research into the chances of the then governing National Democratic Congress (NDC). The research was a subcontract under a 175 million dollar project awarded to British infrastructure company NMS for the construction of seven district hospitals and an integrated ...

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Revolution killing: I’m ready for a lie detector test – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings is demanding for a polygraph test otherwise known as a lie detector (test) before he can answer to all questions about his 19-year rule as head of state cum president [Military and Civilian]. He also asking journalists and other professionals who report on him must subject themselves to same test, reiterating his timeless declaration that ...

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NPP youth in Eastern region defect to NDC, burn Akufo-Addo T-shirt

Some 50 youth who claim to be members of the governing NPP in Akyem Asamama in the Atewa West Constituency of the Eastern region have defected to the main opposition Party, National Democratic Congress (NDC). The aggrieved supporters said they are disappointed with the Akufo-Addo-led government since in their view there is an economic hardship. The defectors set fire into ...

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NPP must be careful not to disown Delta, Invisible forces – Sammi Awuku

The National Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Sammi Awuku has condemned attempts by some ruling party big wig to disown vigilante groups aligned to the party, warning that as a former National Youth Organizer, he remembers them as the groups who stood by the party and fought for victory when law and order broke down under the erstwhile ...

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I am yet to tell party whether I will run again – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed moves by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to get him to contest as the party’s presidential candidate in the 2020 polls. He, however, said he was yet to give a firm answer to the calls from the rank and file of the party. Speaking on a visit to his alma mater — Lancing ...

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Bawumia disgracing the high office of ‘Vice President’ – Mahama jabs

Former President Mahama has rebutted ‘incompetent’ claims labeled him by Vice President Bawumia. The Former President in a viral video is heard referring to the decision of Former President Mahama to seek re-election as bad for the interest of the country as Mahama is an ‘incompetent’ person to lead the country. However, in a release aimed at responding to the ...

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You ‘squandered’ your chance in 2016 polls – Rawlings to Mahama

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has fired a shot at former president John Mahama, accusing him of “squandering ” his 2016 chance. Former President John Dramani Mahama two months ago called on the founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings at his office in Accra to inform him about his ambition to stage a comeback. The two ...

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Ex-President Kufuor is a ‘hypocrite, wicked creature’ – Rawlings throws shades

In May this year, MyNewsGH .com reported how former President Rawlings said if going to Heaven meant sharing the place with former President John Mahama and John Kufuor, then he is better off and happy going to hell. The former President made the harsh comments against the two Former Presidents when he received a delegation from the Volta Region covered ...

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Mahama enters Bagbin’s home as he starts tour of Upper West

Former President John Dramani Mahama has started his campaign tour of the Upper West Region with a call on the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Mr Alban Bagbin and his family in Sombo, near Wa. Mr Bagbin and his family are mourning the demise of a brother of the Second Deputy Speaker and Mr Mahama visited the family to commiserate ...

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