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Mahama taunts Akufo-Addo to pay contractors

Former President John Mahama has accused his successor, Nana Akufo-Addo of running his mouth whilst in opposition, but says the latter is unable to match his words with deeds now that he is in government. For instance, he said, President Akufo-Addo had chastised the Mahama-led administration of failing to pay …

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Speaker sets up committee to probe US$100k expats levy

The Speaker of Parliament, Mike Aaron Oquaye has set up a five-member committee adhoc to investigate claims expatriates paid as high as US$100,000 to sit close to President Akufo-Addo at an event. This follows a heated and partisan debate that greeted a motion filed by 80 minority Members of Parliament …

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Alhaji Bature has died

Sources close to the family said that he died this afternoon, Friday, January 5, 2018. The Editor of the Al Hajj Newspaper, Alhaji Bature Iddrissu has passed away. Reports say he died this afternoon, Friday, January 5, 2018. The sad incident occurred at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital where he has …

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Gov’t blames GBC director for TV licence fiasco

Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, has blamed the Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) for the public furore that greeted an attempt to prosecute defaulters of the decades-old TV licence. According to Mr Hamid, Dr Kwame Akuffo Anoff-Ntow single-handedly took the decision to request the setting up of courts to …

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