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‘She could have done better’ – NPP MP condemns Ayorkor Botchway’s behaviour

New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP for Nsawam-Adoagyiri in the Eastern Region, Frank Anor Dompreh, has said the heated exchanges on Monday involving Foreign Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, were unfortunate. Mr Anor Dompreh, who Chairs Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee said although the Foreign Affairs Minister was provoked, she could have managed the situation better. “We are humans and one way or ...

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Ghanaians celebrating a ‘dry Christmas’ under Akufo-Addo – Kennedy Agyapong

Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Ken Agyapong has lamented over the poor economic conditions in the country in recent times. According to the maverick politician, Ghanaians will be celebrating a ‘dry Christmas’ because the economy is very hard under Akufo-Addo. “What kind of dry Christmas is this? I have promised my constituents but I won’t go there this Christmas ...

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Police express worry over tramadol abuse

The Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public Relation Officer (DPRO) , Sergeant Gamado Francis has express worry over the abuse of tramadol by the youth especially in the Eastern Region. Mr Gamado explained that most murder cases reported recently involving the youth have been found to have a connection with tramadol abuse. Tramadol is a drug prescribed by medical officers for ...

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  Controversial Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, said he has been cursed many times by women in his constituency. This is because he gave each of the women a gift of GH?50 after he had invited them to an event, but these women felt the GH?50 was not enough and so they curse him for “wasting ...

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You two must unite and change the North now – Ken Agyapong begs Bawumia and Mahama

Barely two months after maverick politician and businessman Kennedy Agyapong accused Politicians from the three Northern Regions of Ghana of not lifting one another up because they believe the race to the top is a competition where each of them thinks of himself first rather than support one another, Mr Agyapong is now asking the two most respected politicians from ...

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NACOB arrests Zimbabwean with 7kg cocaine at KIA

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has arrested a 30-year-old Zimbabwean woman at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) for trafficking illicit drug. The suspect, Cynthia Lichonja, was arrested on Monday, December 3, 2018 by operatives of NACOB at KIA when she disembarked from an Ethiopian Airways flight. Ms. Lichonja was accosted while going through arrival formalities. A search in her checked-in ...

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Government freezes Dr Samuel Sarpong’s account over GH¢10m State Housing ‘chop chop’

Incontrovertible information available to MyNewsGh. com indicates that the former Managing Director of the State Housing Company (SHC)under the erstwhile Mahama administration, Dr. Samuel Sarpong would face prosecution for misappropriation of public funds during his tenure in office. Dr Samuel Sarpong during his tenure as Managing Director of the State Housing Company (SHC) was alleged to have misappropriated public funds, ...

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This development is one of the most satiric and comic venture ever taken by successive government’s in the history of multiparty governance in the country, and also under the 4th republic. Though I decided to ignore commenting on this scandalous act due to the fact that I held the view that, my MPs in parliament will deliver justice by not ...

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‘There’s danger ahead’ – Afriyie Ankrah warns politicians

Former Youth and Sports Minister Elvis Afriyie Ankrah says Ghana will soon be hit by major youth uprising if the political parties do not minimize the influence of money in their internal elections. Speaking at an IDEG forum on development and political parties in Ghana on Wednesday warned that majority of the youth who are unemployed are contemplating revolting over ...

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$3.15m COCOBOD fertilizer skeletons out as A-G’s key witness comes under credibility test

Attempts by the suppliers of US$3.15 million fertilizer contract to the Ghana Cocoa Board to run from their underhand dealings with Dr. Alfred Arthur, a Soil Scientist at the Soil Science Division of the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) at Tafo in the Eastern Region and a key witness for the state in the criminal trial of Dr. Stephen ...

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