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Minority Reshuffle: Haruna Iddrisu accepts changes

Former Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu has agreed to the NDC’s (National Democratic Congress) reorganization of the front bench in Parliament. According to insiders who spoke to media, he also appreciates the National Democratic Congress'(NDC) Council of Elders and former president John Dramani Mahama’s influence. The sources claim that Mr. Iddrisu …

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60-year-old woman stabbed to death at Sepe-Buokrom

A woman who was stabbed to death in Sepe- Boukrom in the Ashanti Metropolis of Kumasi is thought to be in her early 60s. According to reports, after the woman was slain by the suspect, her body was hidden in her toilet. On Monday, February 6, 2023, Madam Rose Gyaah, …

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Turkey Earthquake: Christian Atsu ‘found alive’ in rubble

Christian Atsu, a former winger for Chelsea and Newcastle, was discovered alive after becoming caught in debris during a 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Turkey. According to reports, Christian Atsu has been discovered alive after being ‘stuck’ during an earthquake in Turkey. The 7.7-magnitude earthquake that happened on Monday affected the …

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Earthquake rocks Turkey, Israel and Syria, kills more than 2,400

More than 2,400 people were killed and many more were injured when a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake slammed large areas of Turkey and neighboring Syria on Monday. It toppled hundreds of buildings and buried occupants under piles of debris or flattened floors. Authorities anticipated that as rescuers combed through tangles …

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Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Kojo Kum resigns

Ebenezer Kojo Kum, the Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, has resigned from his job effective right away. The Presidency made this known in a statement on Friday, February 3, 2023. The resignation was thus accepted by President Akufo-Addo. The current representative for the Ahanta West constituency is Ebenezer Kojo …

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Government withdraws Ghc 8.2bn overdue taxes from MTN

The largest wireless carrier in Africa, MTN Group Limited, has declared that a tax bill for GH8.2 billion ($672 million) it received from the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has been canceled. According to a filing by MTN on Friday, Ghana’s decision followed “extensive and fruitful discussions” during a 21-day negotiation …

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University of Ghana students demonstrate over fee increment

Concerned University of Ghana (UG) students organized the “Ya br3 Mo” demonstration to voice their discontent with the most recent increase in academic facility user fees (AFUF). Students gathered at the Obra Spot in Accra for the demonstration on today, Friday, February 3, 2023, wearing red and black and holding …

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NPP’s NEC meeting on the primaries date clinches in stalemate

The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting to choose a date for its presidential and parliamentary primaries ended without reaching a decision. The President, Vice President, Chief of Staff, certain Members of Parliament, and potential presidential candidates were present at yesterday’s meeting [Thursday, February 2, 2023], which …

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NPP Flagbearership race: It is your time – Sunyani Traditional Council to Alan

Prior to the New PatrioticParty’s (NPP) Presidential Primaries, the Chiefs and Queen Mothers of the Sunyani Traditional Council officially backed Hon. Alan Kyerematen’s presidential aspirations. During his two-day tour to Ghana’s Bono belt, the Traditional Council overwhelmingly supported the former Trade and Industry Minister. Speaking on behalf of the seasoned …

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GPRTU to increase transport fares again as fuel prices surge

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has hinted at a potential increase in transportation costs as a result of the country’s rising cost of gasoline and replacement components. The GPRTU claims that since the cost of replacement parts and lubricants has not decreased, an increase in transportation costs is …

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